Cooling fabric and UPF-30 protection make the Columbia Airgill Chill shirt optimal for casters. The Redington Sonic-Pro Zip Front Waders proved extremely tough and offer a waterproof zip – so you don't have to shed layers when in the bushes. [Shirt, $110; columbia.com; waders, $380; redington.com]
Photograph by Travis Rathbone
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