Accessories for fishing: Clothing, Drinkware, Gadgets & More


Fishing effective often relies on having the right accessories. This can be anything from the right pliers or net, to having the right clothing to stay warm and comfortable, through to safety features such as personal locator beacons.

This page sets out all our fishing accessories content broken down into categories.

Gadgets and Tools

Fishing is a great sport for tools and gadgets. There are literally thousands of them and all can play a really useful role in letting us catch more fish and to do so in comfort.

Fishing tools and gadgets can range from knot tools to knives and packs and tackle boxes.

Wild River Tackle Bag Fishing Backpack
The Wild River Nomad is one of our favourite tackle bags

Coolers and Drink Bottles

A key part of fishing is spending as much time in the great outdoors as you can. And to do that, you need to have good insulated drinkware and coolers to enable you to carry enough water and food.

It’s not just about survival, we all love to have little luxuries like coffee or a glass of wine when we are out camping or fishing.

Yeti Rambler 30oz Seafoam Tumbler Product
The Yeti Rambler 30oz tumbler is our first choice outdoor drink carrier
Click here for more on coolers and drinkware

Fishing and Outdoor Clothing

Companies such as Simms and Patagonia have been making great outdoor clothing for fishing for decades. We have spent a lot of time using their gear and reviewing it to help you decide on the right shorts, sweaters, pants and more for fishing, hiking and camping.

Trail Harbor Hoodie Patagonia Product Image
Patagonia’s Trail Harbor Hoodie is a great option

Sun Protection

Fishing is great for getting out in the elements. And that means sun protection is really important.

We’ve reviewed the latest and great polrized sunglasses, hats and face masks to help you to make the right choices for your skin and eyes.

The Costa Del Mar Tuna Alley polarized sunglasses are a great choice for saltwater fishing


  • Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He is a regular on fly fishing podcasts and appeared in the international fly fishing film Predator.

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