Fishing Coolers and Drinkware: Buyer’s Guide

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Having the right gear to keep water hot or cold and store food is essential to the success of any fishing trip, particularly if it’s an overnight mission or longer.

We’ve spent a lot of time using the various brands and types of cooler, drink bottles and other insulated gear to bring you reviews and articles to help you select the right products and learn how to use them.

Fishing Coolers

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Working out the best cooler for what you want to do in the outdoors is an important. Whether you need a compact, lightweight cooler that won’t take up too much space or a heavily insulated cooler that can keep things cold even in hot sunshine, we’ve got you covered:

Fishing Drinkware and Cooler Reviews

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We love a great cup of coffee on the water and need a tumbler or flask that can keep our coffee hot for hours. We are also partial to a glass of wine on the river and use the Yeti wine tumbler range to keep white wine chilled.

We’ve spent a lot of time researching the various drinkware brands and putting them to the test.

Outdoor Drinkware Care

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There are a number of different respected brands and manufacturers in the outdoor drinkware and cooler market. Yeti in probably the best known high end brand, but it has a range of competitors, and some of their products make for arguably better value. We’ve shared some thoughts on comparing different brands of tumblers, jugs and more below.

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Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He's appeared in fishing movies, founded a successful fishing site and spends every spare moment on the water.