I picked up a pair of cheap gardening gloves at the murder mart in Fruita a little while back. These work just fine for my sissified pale, tender digits with nothing but keyboard callouses.
Especially when rigging.
Oh yeah, and I harden the fuck up on the way to the river.
Nothing in the world is more yielding and gentle than water. Yet it has no equal for conquering the resistant and tough. The flexible can overcome the unbending; the soft can overcome the hard. - Lao Tse