frogg toggs, Jacob Wheeler Design Technical Apparel to Launch at ICAST

[ARAB, Ala.] — frogg toggs launches its all-new FTX Armor Jacket and Bibs at iCAST 2021. Designed through collaboration with one of bass fishing’s top-ranked anglers Jacob Wheeler, the all-weather technical suit provides the performance of the frogg toggs Pilot Pro in a streamlined, athletic fit for better performance and efficiency.


frogg toggs and Wheeler collaborated to fill a void in the fishing industry to deliver a high-performance, technical jacket and bib that was affordable and stylish.


“To fish well, you have to be comfortable out on the water, and we set out to deliver a suit that makes you both look good and feel good,” said Will Fowler, Director of Marketing for frogg toggs. “The FTX gets the job done and doesn’t break the bank.”


The FTX Armor suit features a lightweight, athletic silhouette. The exterior consists of a Teflon® DWR-coated polyester that’s durable, breathable, lightweight, abrasion-resistant, and supple on the outer layer. The middle layer is a DriPore Gen2 PLUS® that takes water holdout and breathability to new extremes. Finally, the inner layer is a soft, smooth, nylon taffeta liner that provides a light, cool-wearing experience.


The FTX Armor jacket also features:

  • An adjustable, attached vented hood with E-Z push cord lock
  • Full front zip with storm flap
  • Fully taped and sealed seams
  • Neoprene cuffs
  • 360-degree super-cinch External hook-and-loop wrist closures/adjustments
  • E-Z push waist cord lock
  • Zippered handwarmer pockets
  • D-ring attachment loop for accessories

The FTX Armor bib also features:

  • 15,000 water holdout / 10,000 MVTR
  • Athletic fit
  • Elastic H-back suspenders with low-profile buckles
  • Taffeta lining
  • Horizontal chest pocket
  • Full front zip
  • D-rings for accessories
  • Chest take-up straps
  • Reinforced knee and seat area
  • Angled zippered drop pockets
  • Fully taped and sealed seam
  • Thigh-length zippered legs
  • Adjustable hook-and-loop take-up straps at the ankles


The competitive price on frogg toggs’ FTX Armor Jacket and Bib competes with other high-end brands, with a combined MSRP of less than $300.


The collection surpasses top brands through exceptional gear technology and unmatched pricing. Sold separately, the FTX Armor jacket and suit retail for $149.99. Available in five colors including Kryptek Neptune and Typhon and Obskura Nivia, the FTX Armor suit will debut at iCAST 2021 at booth 3020.


To schedule a meeting with company leaders and to view the new series and 2022 expanded shoe collection, please contact Will Fowler, President and Director of Marketing, at or select a time through the online meeting scheduler.



There’s a simple philosophy at frogg toggs: Put the customer first. For more than 20 years, frogg

toggs prides itself on providing first-class rain gear and accessories. frogg toggs doesn’t just love the outdoors, and it doesn’t simply respect the outdoors. The brand understands the outdoors –

and what customers need to make the most of it. Its lightweight, breathable and affordable products are designed with quality materials and created with a single purpose in mind: top-of-line performance. From hunting and fishing to golfing and simply enjoying nature’s wonders, frogg toggs’ shares its love for the great outdoors and offers products that enhance user experience.

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