- OMNI-SHADE: Be safe and protected. Omni-Shade blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburns and long-term skin damage. The tight weave construction with UV absorbent yarns block the full spectrum of harmful UV rays.
- BUILT-IN SUN PROTECTION: Columbia Men’s Super Backcast Water Shorts guard against sun damage thanks to the built-in UPF 50 material. It’s a breathable, quick wicking fabric that pulls moisture away to keep you cool and dry when you're out of the water.
- MADE TO SWIM: These PFG swim ready shorts were engineered for action on the shore or in the surf — and the quick dry fabric extends these shorts into comfortable all-day wear.
- MULTI PURPOSE SHORTS: Cut for that classic relaxed fit with an elastic waist and draw string adjustability, or use with belt loops if desired. These shorts offer flexible options for all forms of summer wear.
- HANDY FEATURES: Quick dry fabric, elastic waist with drawcord adjustability, interior mesh brief, zip closed back security pocket, two hand pockets, and cargo pocket. As comfortable on land as they are in the water.
- Omni-Shade UPF 50 sun protection
- Interior mesh brief
- Quick dry fabric
Details: Summer fun shorts, shore-side or deep in the water. The Columbia PFG Men’s Backcast III Quick Drying Water Shorts are easy-fitting with built-in UPF 50, nylon construction, and a built-in mesh brief are perfect for days on the lake, a float on the river, or charging the surf. Advanced technology and functional design make for a great experience. Whether you're out for hours of fishing, swimming or at a pool side BBQ, these amazing shorts will not disappoint. The interior mesh brief offer wet or dry use while the protective exterior features our Omni-SHADE UPF 50 to help block and shield from UVA and UVB sun rays. Durable, comfortable, and versatile, they include two hand pockets, a cargo pocket, and a zippered security back pocket. Wear with the drawcord adjustable waist, or use the built-in belt loops when stepping up the level of casual attire. Columbia offers our men’s water shorts in a wide range of colors and sizes. Extended sizing available. Relaxed Fit. To ensure the size you choose is just right, please refer to our sizing chart. To find your waist measurement, measure around your natural waistline.