Apparel Essentials for Every Fisherman

It’s time to throw on one of your favorite fishing shirts (no, we’re not talking about that T-shirt you rocked in elementary school, complete with fish genus and definition) and head for the lake. You’ve rounded up your supplies – poles, bait, tackle box and a cooler of beer – check! – but, maybe, it’s time for a proper fashion consult. Fret not: This isn’t a black-tie event. We are talking about fishing clothing that provides proper outerwear protection – and more!

Fishing apparel is probably one of the most over looked purchases, especially if you are a fishing connoisseur. But, even if you are just starting out, you will need to think about at least the basics. This includes shirts, vests, hats and polarized sunglasses – you never want to miss the big catch because the sun is burning out your retinas! When planning your fishing trip, here are a few fundamental apparel options to consider before casting your line.