Top 5 summer hunting, fishing, and outdoor apparel for men and women

April 11, 2022
MATAGORDA, TEXAS - JULY 23, 2021 - Fishing and hunting in the Matagorda Bay wetlands.

When it comes to purchasing gear that can stand up against Texas’ wind, water, and unyielding rays, not all are created equally. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite hunting and fishing products that’ll have you fully prepared for warm weather adventures or activities.

From moisture-wicking shirts to polarized glasses, and more, these expertly crafted products made by Texas-based companies will inspire you to fire up the boat, put some bait on the line, or hit some clays out at the ranch, no matter what kind of weather Texas throws at you.

Women’s RS™ Leggings from REEL sportswear 

There is nothing like fishing the flats on the Gulf Coast. And there’s nothing quite like the Texas sun on the Gulf Coast. The Women’s RS™ Leggings from Corpus Christi based REEL sportswear is your answer to those relentless rays. Designed specifically for women anglers, the leggings are comfortable and stylish, offer sun protection, and are certain to become your new favorite “on the water” fishing accessory. $54.95

Sleeveless Shooting Shirt from McKenna Quinn 

Amber Haynes grew up bird hunting with her dad but soon realized there was an apparent lack of wing shooting clothing for women. Born out of a desire for functional and flattering hunting clothing, Amber created McKenna Quinn, an American-made, Texas-designed clothing company. Classy yet sporty and of course high-quality, McKenna Quinn pieces are designed to move well when hunting or fishing. Our favorite summer pick is the sleeveless shooting shirt that has a tailored fit with a leather patch on the shoulder that effortlessly transitions from the field to lunch at the club. $144

Flyweight Shirt from Cordia

Cordia was founded by South Texas hunters and the love of the hunt was what drove them to create hunting apparel that is high quality, functional, and extremely effective in the field. The Flyweight Shirt, featuring Cordia’s proprietary camouflage is their lightest performance material that is quick-drying, moisture-wicking, and has UV protection – keeping you cool and dry from turkey through dove season. $50

Redtail Republic Optics

One of the most important pieces of gear you’ll need this summer if you’re heading out to fish is a pair of high-quality, performance sunglasses. Born on the salty flats of the Texas Gulf Coast, Redtail Republic has designed a line of eyewear for passionate anglers in a variety of styles, fits, and lens colors for both men and women. Polarized so that you can see the fish, a snug fit so they don’t slip off your face, and ideal for folks that love to get out on the coast to chase reds and tight lines. $130 – $255

Duck Camp Lightweight bamboo hoodie

Expertly crafted for long days in the sun, the buttery soft bamboo hoodie from Duck Camp is breathable, quick-dry, and offers UPF20+ protection. This is your ultimate day in the sun companion. The hood shields the neck and the top of the head, all while offering comfort and functionality. This hoodie will soon become a staple for all your casting adventures if it isn’t already. $59