By Greg T.
July 20, 2022
Makes an Excellent pair to the Aftco Fighting Belt. Built strong and still comfortable with the mesh pad. Fits a wide range of people and easy to adjust so you can share with anglers
Very well made....
February 7, 2022
A very well made harness that pairs up well with the Socorro belt. Shipping was very fast and I got it in UEA on 4th day.
LA Gulf Coast
Sturdy and comfortable
January 24, 2022
Looks well made and sturdy. Feels comfortable. Looking forward to using it. Wish it had a quick snap buckle to make it easier to put on more quickly.
December 22, 2021
will be using in a couple of months but every think checks out fine
Virginia Beach Va.
December 7, 2021
These are really comfortable and fit well. Bought 2 in case of two fish at once or the ability to swap out to another fisherman. Quick on and off a real plus. Highly recommend!
By Offshore f.
June 6, 2021
Well made, easy to set up.
November 11, 2020
Easy to slip on with the velcro.
What a difference
April 29, 2020
I will never try to fight a 200lbs YFT without this harness. I used it with the Clarion fishing belt and worked really well. If you are a first time user of this harness I recommend to spend few minutes watching the tutorial videos at TD website from Greg Stotesbury from AFTCO explaining how to use this harness, what part of your body will fight the fish, etc.
ProsWell well made. Great quality and the features that this harness carries are thought and design by season anglers. If you go on a trip it is easy to pack. Good price for what are you getting.
November 15, 2019
Great comfortable harness
Aftco Fishing Harness
July 2, 2019
First fishing harness I have owned and used, so I can't compare vs. others. What I can say is the build quality is good, its comfortable, was easy to set-up/adjust. Happy with the purchase.
By zachary j.
March 27, 2019
Harness adds comfort and real relief on the arms
Ordered but out of stock
November 22, 2018
Unfortunately had to purchase elsewhere. If ever back in stock, grab one from Tackle Direct! Great Pricing! Great product from Aftco
Great harness to complement belt
September 30, 2018
Very comfortable and easy to get on. All the components work great together.
September 29, 2018
Love this harness. So comfortable, feels like you are one with the rod and reel when strapped up!
ConsThe strap doesn?t have a buckle so I had to tie a big knot in it and then wrap it around to make it fit. I am size 34 waist and I believe you have to be 40+ waist to use it without rigging it like I did
By Bruce B.
August 15, 2018
Works Great Takes all preassure off your arms and Back , Excellent product for us Old Guys
March 15, 2018
The most ergonomic harness on the market IMO
ProsBreathable Adjustable Comfort
March 11, 2018
Great fit. Comfortable. Can't wait to put it to use
ProsFast shipping. Good fit. Comfortable
By robert b.
simi valley, ca.
Not a big fish harness
January 18, 2018
As others have pointed out, the AFCO harness is comfortable and easy to adjust while on a fish, here's the bad news. When on a big fish with heavy drag (35 or more pounds) the adjustment buckle will cut thru the strap that connects to the reel lug. The first time this happened AFCO sent me a new harness which also broke on my next trip while on a tuna that weighed 220lbs. I was using about 35lbs. of drag at the time. The strap material they use is to light for big fish and they use the wrong type of buckle. If your fishing for fish up to 100 lbs. it would probably be fine as well as bill fish if your not using heavy drag. And by the way their new model has no adjustment in the strap. so take it out of the package and try it on before you by.
December 26, 2016
takes a bit to get used to but cant beat it for the money!
By Logan R.
Stone Harbor, New Jersey
August 17, 2016
I have used this harness a lot with my socorro belt with fish ranging from small tunas to blue marlin, great product.
love this harness
March 17, 2016
sets up fast and re leaves stress in all the right places.
Prosfit,ease of use, comfort
Bat-Yam, Tel Aviv (Gosh Dan)
High quality, very comfortable
May 24, 2014
I also have a heavy Penn 12. But with this harness is easy to catch big fish
Ellicott City, MD
March 9, 2014
The Aftco AFH-1 Maxforce harness is very comfortable. The straps are easily adjusted for the best fit. The optional Aftco drop straps allow me to quickly attach the Aftco fishing belt/plate. I also like the safety provided by the handle on the back of the harness.
March 2, 2014
Very Comfortable, great leverage on a stand up set up
Fill the Cooler without Breaking Your Back
October 24, 2013
We do all stand-up fighting. This harness is a dream compared to fighting fish with a belt alone. When combined with a fighting belt it will go a long way to keep your family, friends, and charter customers from injuring their backs. It just makes for more fun on the water for everyone and will let you fight fish all day when you get covered up with 50# class tunas.
July 7, 2013
top value for this price
very comfortable deal
May 19, 2013
so far so good, very comfortable when using my heavy penn 12/0. The best deal i have found for the price.
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