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Give the Gift of Experience: 5 Places to #getoutside this Holiday Season

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Give the Gift of Experience: 5 Places to #getoutside this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us friends, and we've created a list of experiential gift ideas in the Tampa Bay area, paired with the perfect ShapeShifter Fish and Friends UPF50+ long sleeve, for the coolest outdoor gift set. Did you know, even with dropping temperatures you are still at risk of UV exposure? You can’t see or feel UV radiation, so don’t mistake the changing weather for a lack of radiation. It is still present even if it isn’t that warm outside. But don't worry, we've got you covered... literally. Check out our list of some of the best places...

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#getoutside at The St. Pete Pier

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#getoutside at The St. Pete Pier

We love to explore Tampa Bay, and one of our favorite spots is the Pier, located downtown St. Petersburg, FL. From the outset, the city of St. Pete was committed to making the Pier both fun and educational. We are always encouraging you to #getoutside so here are a few areas in its 26 acres to check out on your next family day trip.

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Trout Fever - Tips to Catching Trout in Winter Months

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Trout Fever - Tips to Catching Trout in Winter Months

February is not only the shortest month of the year, but it’s also my favorite month to fish for large speckled Trout. Some call the bigger ones "gator trout" and others call them "yellow mouths" (like our shirt was designed after), but one thing is for certain, when you start routinely catching them above 25 inches, you get Trout fever. The speckled Trout was the very first ShapeShifter Fish and Friends design, and the fish that started our journey of creating our UPF50+ performance clothing line. We talk a lot about sun protection and why our shirts make it easy...

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New Year, New Friends - Meet the Pufferfish, Hammerhead Shark, and Sheepshead

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New Year, New Friends - Meet the Pufferfish, Hammerhead Shark, and Sheepshead

Our newest friends have arrived! We are so excited to finally launch our new friends, for the new year. These friends were chosen based on which one generated the highest number of likes on our social media pages, so we are excited to finally share them with you all, and they are available for purchase in youth AND adult size. Like our first fishy friends, they are uniquely designed to promote our mission of generating curiosity, creativity, and connection. We hope you love them just as much as we do! Who is the Pufferfish? The Pufferfish is a toxic little...

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The Hunt for Red(fish) October

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The Hunt for Red(fish) October

The fall, what an amazing time to fish for Redfish in the state of Florida! How lucky are we to call this place home? Learn more about catching these amazing fish and how to gear up properly.

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