How anglers can stay safe in the searing summer sun

Solar self-defence

Angler apparel for staying safe from summer’s searing sun

Wayne Phillips
Wayne Phillips

It’s no secret that outdoor adventurers face significant exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. And anglers are prone to even more exposure, owing to UV rays also reflecting off the water’s surface. Like many outdoorsmen, I ignored sun safety until a melanoma scare forever changed my attitude. These days, instead of relying solely on sunscreen, I also wear clothing that provides total sun protection. If you also want to completely cover up this summer while out on the water, here are some examples of the duds you need.

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