Ex Officio Nio Amphi Convertible Pant

The Nio Amphi is designed as a pant, but the legs are quickly zipped off, converting it to a pair of shorts.

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Ex Officio, the Washington-based apparel manufacturer, offers fly-fishers some of the best duds in the business, and the company's Nio Amphi convertible pant looks like another winner.

Available in three colors (cigar, khaki and sage), the pants are made of a fast-drying, lightweight nylon material and offered in five sizes, ranging from small to extra-extra-large. The Nio Amphi is designed as a pant, but the legs are quickly zipped off, converting it to a pair of shorts. Treated with Repeloff to prevent stains - and with built-in UPF of 30-plus for sun protection - the Nio Amphi is equipped with mesh-lined pockets for ample fly gear and a removable belt for convenience.Wrinkle-resistant and soft-washed, with a tricot-lined waistband, these pants are durable, stylish and comfortable, perfect for the demands of saltwaterfly-fishermen.

MSRP is $75. www.exofficio.com