Discover the best outdoor and fishing apparel of 2018!
Check out our editors’ picks for the best in fishing and boating apparel and accessories – so you can stay comfortable on the water and keep your focus on fishing.u stay comfortable through all types of weather!
SHIRTS & SHORTS
Grundens Deck Hand Hoodie
The Deck Hand Hoodie uses COOLCORE chemical-free fabric that uses the body’s own moisture to cool the garment. The 4-way stretch UPF 30 fabric allows for unlimited range of motion and the hood can be employed to keep sun off your neck and head.
Columbia PFG Offshore Camo Fade Board Short
The colorfully designed Offshore Camo Fade board short comes equipped with sweat-wicking fabric, UPF 50 sun protection, extra stretch for added comfort—and even a built-in bottle opener by the cargo pocket.
Costa Del Mar Technical Long Sleeve
The Costa Technical Crew Long Sleeve offers superior sun protection and performance qualities. Its microfiber polyester is comfortable, moisture-wicking, antimicrobial, and provides UPF 50+ protection against the sun.
On The Water Outfitters Tech 1/4 Zip
Made of 100 percent moisture-wicking polyester, the Tech 1/4 Zip includes raglan sleeves for greater range of motion, a drawstring along the bottom hem for a custom fit, and a smooth, stylish look that easily goes from boat to bar.
HUK Next Level Kryptek Boardshort
The high-stretch, quick-drying Next Level Boardshort has a perforated rear yoke to keep them comfortable and breathable, and stain release to keep them looking new trip after trip.
YETI Permit Long-Sleeve Sun Shirt
This UPF 50+ long-sleeve sun shirt protects against harmful UV rays, keeping anglers covered whether on the water or at the dock.
444 Sportswear Grey Seas Striper Hunter
The Grey Seas Striper Hunter long-sleeve performance shirt features moisture-wicking, 100% polyester fabric with a 50+ UPF rating. Fully sublimated graphics include the Grey Seas hand-painted background, Striper Hunter chest logo, and Atlantic Pursuit Fishing sleeve text.
Skillie Grey Ghost Performance Shirt
The Skillie Performance long-sleeve shirt offers superior sun protection with high-performance qualities. With a UPF +50 solar protection, our Performance Shirt is lightweight and comfortable, which will help keep you protected from harmful UV rays while you are out on the ocean fishing for the big one.
Costa Del Mar May
The Costa May is a medium to large fit, refined square-lens-shaped women’s acetate frame that comes in four ocean-inspired colors reflective of its namesake, Cape May, where the Delaware River meets the Atlantic Ocean. The Costa May has intelligent and sophisticated styling, like the iconic Victorian houses that line the shores of this destination coastal town.
Wiley X Slay Polarized
Designed for a medium to large fit, the Slay Polarized sunglasses feature a gloss demi frame, rubber temples for non-slip comfort, and polarized emerald mirror shatterproof polycarbonate lens.
With a larger fit for anglers who require extra coverage, the Transfer and Transfer XL feature the new Smith QuickFit adjustable temples. A wire-core mechanism molded within performance megol temples allows for comfortable adjustability and optimal fit for varying head sizes. This full coverage 8 base design also has megol nose pads, and ChromaPop lenses.
Costa Del Mar Montauk
Named after the iconic fishing village at the end of Long Island, the Montauk is a large full-wrap, highly ventilated frame designed to block peripheral light and manage sweat. The Hydrolite nose and temple pads ensure a secure fit and are keeper-ready. The Montauk is available in matte black ultra, steel gray metallic and bowfin, with 580 glass or polycarbonate lenses in all seven lens colors, and are also available with prescription lenses.
Salt Life St. Pete
Salt Life sunglasses are now available with glass sun lenses by Zeiss.The ultra thin polarized optical glass lenses are produced with the latest glass technology that features rare earth elements for vision enhancement as well as an internal anti-reflection coating that eliminates glare. An Oleophobic/Hydrophobic coating covers all lens surfaces to repel water drops, oily substances, sweat, fingerprints, and more.
Filson Summer Packer Hat
Made with lightweight, water-repellent, breathable fabric that offers UPF50+ sun protection, this classic fedora-style hat is easily rolled up and packed for travel
Buff Elite Glove
The Elite Glove provides ¾-length finger protection and an abrasion-resistant film in high-wear areas to reduce blisters and cuts while improving grip. Quick-drying, anti-microbial and UPF 50+, Elite Gloves are crafted for comfort, grip, and dexterity.
WADERS & WADING BOOTS
Made from a single piece of hydrophobic, compression-molded flexible material, the Wraptr eliminates stitching, which dramatically improves the boot’s durability. Anti-corrosive brass speed laces, friction-free rolling lace guides, and a locking lace cleat provide a customized fit. Water flows through internal channels and then out midsole ports, removing excess water and weight, keeping the boots light and comfortable for long hikes and deep wades.
Hodgman Vion H-Lock Wade Boot
The Hodgman H-Lock removable sole system allows you to swap soles for ideal traction in any aquatic environment. The dual lock system holds the sole securely in place, and the Vion upper incorporates waterproof nubuck leather construction for exceptional durability. The inner boot is lined with neoprene for added warmth as well as a reduction in water retention. This boot is saltwater ready with corrosion resistant hardware, and the 3D-molded toe guard adds protection.
Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders
The lightweight, packable and technically advanced Middle Fork Waders feature Patagonia’s new seamless bootie technology for improved durability. The waterproof/breathable fabric can fold into a compact stuff-sack for go-anywhere convenience.
Simms G3 Guide Stockingfoot
The redesigned G3 Waders feature a three-layer Gore-Tex Pro Shell in the upper and a 4-layer Gore-Tex Pro Shell in the seat and legs. A zippered, reach-through, micro-fleece-lined pocket warms hands on cold days, while the large chest pocket provides storage for small essentials.
Hodgman H4 Stockingfoot
Four-layer breathable fabric construction is featured on the seat and legs of the H4 Stockingfoot waders for extra puncture resistance and durability. The elimination of seams in high abrasion areas further improves durability while still allowing articulation in the knees for range of motion and mobility. The upper wader incorporates three-layer shell fabric for added breathability and features a durable water-repellant coating to shed water.
LL Bean Angler Superseam BootFoot
LL Bean’s most affordable boot-foot waders are made with leak-stopping Super Seam stitchless technology to produce the strong, leak-proof seams. The boots are 100 percent rubber with a Vibram Idrogrip outsole for improved traction.
BOOTS, SHOES & FOOTWEAR
Xtratuf 12-inch Kryptek Boot
Lightweight and 100 percent waterproof, the Kryptek Yeti White fishing boots feature an XpressCool antimicrobial liner for breathable comfort and convenient rubber grips for easy on and off. At 12 inches, these deck boots are just the right height for comfortable coverage against the elements.
Simms Challenger Pull-On Boot
A non-marking, slip-resistant outsole and a vulcanized rubber upper keep feet dry and in place on deck while the right-angle footbed and air-mesh lining (on the 9-inch model) and grid fleece lining (on the 14-inch model) keep feet comfortable over a full day of fishing.
Soft Science The Fin 3.0
This lightweight fishing shoe features a textile lacing system, easy-on pull tab, and EVA reinforcements on critical toe, forefoot, and ankle locations to provide maximum stability in challenging conditions. They have a self-draining system and all-synthetic mesh upper that dries quickly and offers foot support and traction on wet and slippery boat decks.
Grundens Deck Boss Boot
Built with a rigid toe cap and an injection-molded upper, the Grundens Deck Boss 15-inch Boot is engineered to be tough and durable. Patented “Herkules Grip” synthetic rubber provides superior traction on wet surfaces while the flexible upper folds down when the full 15-inch height is not needed. Engineered to mimic the bilge space in a boat, the insole is comprised of two separate levels, or “decks.” The softer upper deck is perforated, allowing liquid to drop into the bilge space, and can be replaced with after-market insoles for a more customized fit. The lower deck sits on pilings that create bilge space for liquid to accumulate. Scuppers around the perimeter of the lower deck allow liquid to drain into the bilge space.
Columbia Megavent II PFG
The Megavent II shoe dries quickly, drains water easily, and laces up fast. The outsole grips when wet, the upper resists stains, and the style makes it suitable for days on the water, at the dock, or hanging at home.
BOOTS, SHOES & FOOTWEAR
Xtratuf Yellowtail Slip-On
This versatile “boat to bar” shoe is constructed to provide all-day comfort and designed to look great on and off the boat. The Yellowtail Slip-Ons use the same non-slip technology as the Xtratuf Legacy boots, while an EVA-cushioned midsole offers shock absorption to keep feet comfortable all day.
The Buffalo Wool Co. Pro Gear Ultimate Bison/Yak Boot Socks
These heavy, thick boot socks provide extreme warmth and durability for outdoor activities. The Bison/Yak Boot Socks are easy to care for, and due to their antimicrobial properties, they can be worn multiple times before washing.
Wetsox Wader Sox 2.5mm
The Wader Sox 2.5 have a frictionless exterior, allowing them to slide easily in and out of waders and boots. The 2.5mm neoprene core provides extra warmth for cold days, while the interior fabric wicks away sweat.
Guy Cotten Efficient
The Efficient fishing top is lightweight, breathable and comfortable while keeping rain and water out. The hood is made watertight with thermal-bonded, taped seams, and an inner neoprene collar prevents all water seepage. Sleeve ends contain neoprene cuffs that prevent water getting in when landing or releasing fish, and the front pocket closes with a self-grip and is perfectly watertight.
Grundens Storm Rider Jacket
Made with a waterproof, breathable membrane, the Storm Rider Jacket has a waterproof front zipper and a recessed internal, adjustable neoprene cuff for maximum dryness during the worst weather. Other features include two large zippered chest pockets, a fully adjustable hood, and two zippered front pockets with microfleece lining.
LL Bean Apex Tech Wading Jacket
The fully waterproof, highly breathable Apex Tech Wading Jacket is made with extra-durable nylon ripstop fabric with built-in stretch for full range of motion while casting or hiking over tough terrain. Large pockets with internal organization are designed without flaps that can catch fly line. Cuffs seal out water and weather, and grippy silicon printing on the shoulders holds pack straps in place.
StormR Nano Jacket
The Nano Shell Jacket provides the perfect balance of a lightweight, waterproof and breathable outer shell with excellent durability. The Nano Series delivers protection in warm, hot and tropical conditions while at the same time keeping the angler cool. The clean, bright and dynamic styling combines the latest advancements in performance fabrics with features that make the Nano series perfect for summer’s unpredictable and rapidly changing weather.
Oaki Children’s and Toddlers Breathable Waders
Oaki offers chest waders in sizes for even the smallest anglers. These breathable chest waders are easy for kids to put on, allowing them to stay dry and not overheat during their first-ever fishing trips. The waders are available in tan, camo, and pink camo, and sizes begin at 3T.
Buff Junior UV
The Junior UV multifunctional headwear fits kids ages 6 to 11 and features the same Coolmax Pro moisture-wicking, quick-drying fabric that adults use for protection from 95 percent of harmful UV rays, but in sizes and styles for young anglers.
The kid-sized polarized Mini-Shades provide 100% UV Protection for young eyes. Impact resistant frames and lenses stand up to abuse, but just in case, the Hide n’ Seek loss and damage warranty provides extra peace of mind.
Black Dog Kid’s Classic Raincoat
With colorful trims, zippers, and reflective details, the Kid’s Classic Raincoat keep’s young fishing buddies dry while wetting a line. Available in sizes 5 to 6 to 14 to 16.