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I am shopping for a new set of rain gear for hunting season. I was only considering Gore-tex (Cabelas MTO-50 or Rain Suede) until I saw a favorable comment about Frogg Toggs on this forum. Frogg Toggs are made from a waterproof, breathable fabric that does not contain Gore-tex and are about half the price of Gore-tex. Anyone else out there have any experience with them?
 

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Just bought my first pair this year...I patiently waited until they finally made them in camo. They are light and repel the rain perfectly. But the most important thing is I don't sweat at all when wearing them...unlike my $6.00 rainsuit from walmart. :)

I bought mine from Cabelas for $99.00 plus tax. A well made investment.
 

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They work well. I used a pair for fishing bass tournaments last year. Mine got a little torn up, but running at 70 miles an hour will rip up alot of things. ;) I had to get a heavier suit(Bass Pro 100mph series), but I would imagine as long as you aren't fishing big bass tourneys, you'd be fine with them. They are nice and light and easy to pack.
 

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If they get torn up fishing, what's going to happen when you walk past a blackberry bush? Or worse yet, multiflora rose?
 

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I'm coming out of lurking (finally) to answer this one... LOL!

Being new to spending time outdoors when the weather's inclement, I thought my SO was crazy for spending the $ on the MTO-50 rainwear. I just shook my head.

It only took one spring trip on the boat to fish perch to convince me.

I had my set next day aired from Cabela's. I LOVE it. :)

Don't have any experience with Frogg Toggs but a friend of ours had some... he said they were OK, nothing spectacular. He ended up getting rid of those and got something else - not the MTO-50, however... he thinks the price is ridiculous.

All I know is I have to be warm and dry to enjoy myself outdoors... so it's worth every penny.
 

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I looked at them at Bass Pro the other day. They seemed like they would be too noisy to wear hunting. I think I'll buy a pair next spring for fishing though.
 
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