Aftco AFH-1Maxforce Harness

Aftco AFH-1Maxforce Harness

Price: $99.95
TD Code
For fighting big game fish stand-up style, the AFTCO Maxforce is the ultimate in harness design for 30-130lb tackle. The combination of lumbar and sit-in pads distributes the load below the hips, allowing the lower body to exert maximum pulling leverage$99.95 USD
For fighting big game fish stand-up style, the AFTCO Maxforce is the ultimate in harness design for 30-130lb tackle. The combination of lumbar and sit-in pads distributes the load below the hips, allowing the lower body to exert maximum pulling leverage with superb comfort under heavy drag loads.

Does not include rod belt
The AFTCO Maxforce Harness features a super-comfort molded, closed-cell EVA foam padding, with a tough, waterproof lycra polyester cover. The harness liner is made from synthetic terry cloth, which not only wicks moisture, but has enough tooth to keep the harness from slipping around and chafing. Attached to the inside liner is a name and ID tag. The AFTCO Maxforce Harness includes both stainless cross lock snaps and quick release hooks for securing harness to reel lugs. The self-adjusting reel attachment straps prevent the harness from riding up, and provide the best pulling angle for maximum leverage. Stainless D-rings for drop straps are double-sewn and cross-stitched into the harness, and a molded rubber safety/grab handle is also double-stainless riveted and box-stitched into the back of the belt. All of the ultra heavy duty nylon web straps feature top quality, corrosion proof, ôquick-releaseö nylon buckles or adjusters. Included is a mesh bag with hanging grommets for easy rinsing and storage of the Maxforce harness.
5 Stars based on 27 reviews
By Greg T.
West Virginia
July 20, 2022
Makes an Excellent pair to the Aftco Fighting Belt. Built strong and still comfortable with the mesh pad. Fits a wide range of people and easy to adjust so you can share with anglers
By Hamad
Dubai, Dubayy
Very well made....
February 7, 2022
A very well made harness that pairs up well with the Socorro belt. Shipping was very fast and I got it in UEA on 4th day.
LA Gulf Coast
Sturdy and comfortable
January 24, 2022
Looks well made and sturdy. Feels comfortable. Looking forward to using it. Wish it had a quick snap buckle to make it easier to put on more quickly.
By Mike
good stuff
December 22, 2021
will be using in a couple of months but every think checks out fine
By Robert
Virginia Beach Va.
December 7, 2021
These are really comfortable and fit well. Bought 2 in case of two fish at once or the ability to swap out to another fisherman. Quick on and off a real plus. Highly recommend!
By Offshore f.
Mid atlantic
Good Product
June 6, 2021
Well made, easy to set up.
By Gary
Lawrenceville, Ga
Great harness
November 11, 2020
Easy to slip on with the velcro.
By Manuel
Reston, Virginia
What a difference
April 29, 2020
I will never try to fight a 200lbs YFT without this harness. I used it with the Clarion fishing belt and worked really well. If you are a first time user of this harness I recommend to spend few minutes watching the tutorial videos at TD website from Greg Stotesbury from AFTCO explaining how to use this harness, what part of your body will fight the fish, etc.
  • Well well made. Great quality and the features that this harness carries are thought and design by season anglers. If you go on a trip it is easy to pack. Good price for what are you getting.
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By Scott
Thompson, CT
Love it
November 15, 2019
Great comfortable harness
By John
Oceanside, CA
Aftco Fishing Harness
July 2, 2019
First fishing harness I have owned and used, so I can't compare vs. others. What I can say is the build quality is good, its comfortable, was easy to set-up/adjust. Happy with the purchase.
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By zachary j.
Slidell La
Well made
March 27, 2019
Harness adds comfort and real relief on the arms
By Jordan
Hudsonville, MI
Ordered but out of stock
November 22, 2018
Unfortunately had to purchase elsewhere. If ever back in stock, grab one from Tackle Direct! Great Pricing! Great product from Aftco
By Mark
Bolton, MA
Great harness to complement belt
September 30, 2018
Very comfortable and easy to get on. All the components work great together.
By Shane
Montgomery, AL
Great Harness
September 29, 2018
Love this harness. So comfortable, feels like you are one with the rod and reel when strapped up!
  • Very comfortable
  • The strap doesn?t have a buckle so I had to tie a big knot in it and then wrap it around to make it fit. I am size 34 waist and I believe you have to be 40+ waist to use it without rigging it like I did
By Bruce B.
Aftco Harness
August 15, 2018
Works Great Takes all preassure off your arms and Back , Excellent product for us Old Guys
5 Questions & 5 Answers
Chris Fischer
from West Bend WI asked:
February 23, 2017
My son has a 30"waist and myself a 34". Waist. What size fighting belt should I order?
1 Answers
The rated waist size for this harness ranges from 30 - 50 inch waist.
on February 23, 2017

from Downey, CA asked:
July 25, 2016
As there is only one size, what is the maximum waist size the harness will comfortably accommodate? Thanks, Dave
1 Answers
They rate it for 30-50" waist size.
on July 26, 2016

tammy brown
from wilmington, delaware asked:
March 23, 2015
will this harness hold the rod tight in the gimble belt. i cant hold the rod,i only have 1 arm
1 Answers
Tammy, this will work but you will need the drop straps to make sure its absolutely secure. TD code AFT-0126
on March 24, 2015

from Devon. UK. asked:
October 14, 2014
Greets, Does it work upside down? No wish to sit on anything. Don't want a low gimble height. Need to be able to vertically lift heavy conger, ling and big cod (+2lb lead) from 200ft. Rgds. Malcolm
1 Answers
Malcolm. The harness does not work upside down. We suggest going with another harness. Take a look at BRD-0016, the Braid Marlin harness as an example. You attach your fighting belt and can adjust its height. Meanwhile, he harness is around the small of your back and not in your way.
Customer Service
on October 14, 2014

from Fort Myers, FL asked:
June 11, 2014
Are there different sizes to this harness? I have a 32-34 inch waist and have had harnesses before that did not fit.
1 Answers
This harness only comes in one size. It is adjustable so fit should be fine. Braid makes harnesses that are sized, if you want to take at those.
Customer Service
on June 12, 2014


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