Saturday, November 25, 2017

Guy Harvey Saltwater Fishing Apparel Review


Guy Harvey Fishing Hat
Working part-time in a store located in a coastal community, I've discovered that one of the most popular brands of clothing we carry is saltwater fishing apparel by Guy Harvey.  Men who are fishermen and/or love the sea especially love Guy Harvey shirts and hats.

Guy Harvey hats are among the most popular items in his clothing lines, especially among fishermen.  The signature logo of a Marlin with the Guy Harvey name stitched across it has become synonymous with deep sea fishing. 





Guy Harvey Apparel


Guy Harvey Marlin Boat T-Shirt


The Guy Harvey line of apparel includes shirts featuring various forms of marine life, hats, belts, shorts, footwear and gift items.  Popular saltwater fishing designs, especially on T-shirts, include Marlin, Tuna, Sharks, Sailfish, Redfish, and the Dolphin Fish. Many of the designs on these Guy Harvey clothing items are from the original artwork by Mr. Harvey.



We have stacks of Guy Harvey shirts in many designs and styles in the store I work for as they are extremely popular here in Coastal Georgia with the Atlantic Ocean so very near.







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Guy Harvey
Guy Harvey is a world famous marine wildlife artist.  Growing up in Jamaica, he spent many hours fishing and diving with his father. Those early years created a deep love for the creatures of the sea and led to Harvey becoming a marine biologist. 

He was also inspired, from an early age, to draw the various types of fish he observed, which eventually led to his creations of marine wildlife art.  Many of Guy Harvey's marine art are today featured on his line of fishing apparel and gift items, especially popular with fishermen and coastal residents who love marine life.

A marine wildlife artist, Guy Harvey combines his unique artistic talents with his background as a marine biologist, diver, photographer and angler, to create marine wildlife art. You can view his artwork on his website.  He lives with his family in Grand Cayman and is devoted to his family and his love of the sea and all its living creatures.




Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF)

 

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With his line of clothing apparel, Guy Harvey has established the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF.org) and a portion of the proceeds from all his official merchandise benefits the marine conservation research and educational work of GHOF.  The foundation tags and tracks sharks and billfish to ensure that future generations can enjoy and benefit from a naturally balanced ecosystem. 



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12 comments:

  1. Very interesting. Thank you for the introduction to Guy Harvey.

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    1. You're welcome, Mary Beth. Since you love traveling to lighthouses and visiting Florida, saltwater fishing designs would appeal to you. :)

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  2. Beautiful artwork and any one of these would make a perfect gift for that fisherman in your life. Or, anyone who just love the ocean. Thanks for the history lesson, I never knew Guy had a background as a Marine Biologist .

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    1. Thanks for visiting, Sam. I found it interesting that Guy Harvey's art became his main career after working for years as a Marine Biologist. It's also nice that he donates a portion of each sale of his clothing line to an ocean-related environmental foundation.

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  3. Thanks for letting me know about this line of clothing. We have more than one dedicated fisherman in our family and I think they would love these shirts.

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    1. Guy Harvey line of clothes are so very popular here on the Atlantic Coast, Olivia. We have men coming into the store specifically requesting the Guy Harvey shirts! The hats are also popular, as are the belts. Thanks for your visit.

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  4. A wonderful cause and the clothing line is lovely as well. I can see why it's popular.

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    1. I agree it's a wonderful cause, Barbara. Saving our oceans and marine wildlife is extremely important.

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  5. I can easily see why this line of apparel would be so popular. That Marlin with the boat is fabulous! It was very interesting to read about Guy Harvey's unique background. His artistic ability is obvious, but how very cool that he is a marine biologist. Clearly, he truly has a deep love for he ocean and the creatures that live there.

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    1. He certainly does love the ocean and all its creatures, Mouse. A very dedicated man who uses his talent to not only produce a terrific line of clothing for fishermen and ocean-lovers, but also support the ocean environment with his foundation.

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  6. I have my eye on that sea turtle print. Such a talented artist. His passion shines through in his work.

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    1. I love that sea turtle print too, Diana. He definitely is a talented artist.

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