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.
Check out the links below for more of our content on gadgets and tools to make fishing easier:
- Choosing a Good Fishing Line Spooler
- Fillet knife basics: Top Models Compare
- Best Fishing Backpack: Our Favourites
- Best Fish Gripper: Budget and High End models
- Best Underwater Fishing Cameras Reviewed
- Yeti Panga Backpack Review
- Best Water Shoes: Top Brands Reviewed
- Yeti Camino Carryall review
- Yeti Crossroads Backpack Review
- Yeti Hondo Base Camp Chair Review
- Yeti Lowlands Blanket Review
- Yeti Sidekick Dry Bag Review
- Yeti Beer Bottle Holder
- Best Waders for Surf Fishing
- Crocs as Water Shoes: Do They Work?
- Yeti Dog Bed review
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.
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.
Fishing is great for getting out in the elements. And that means sun protection is really important.
We’ve reviewed the latest and great polarized sunglasses, hats and face masks to help you to make the right choices for your skin and eyes.
We’ve got lots of info on why polarized sunglasses are worth it, which ones are best for low light conditions and what VLT means when it comes to sunglasses.
Gear Lists by Species
To help people pick the right accessories and rods and reels for their chosen form of fishing, we’ve put together a series of comprehensive checklists for what you need for a trip fishing for trout or bass or a range of other species and types of fishing: