Are you looking for the best flip-flops for fishing?
Well look no further.
In this post, I am going to introduce to you 5 of my favorite fishing flip-flops. So, let’s get started.
What are the best flip-flops for fishing?
Here is a quick preview of my top 5 choices, please continue reading to learn more about the selected options.
- Olukai Men’s Ohana Koa Sandals
- Teva Sandals
- Birkenstock Arizona Essentials EVA Sandal
- Crocs Men’s Yukon Mesa Flip Flop
- SoftScience Men’s Fin 2.0 Boat Shoe
Olukai Men’s Ohana Koa Sandals
- Made from high quality synthetic material
- Arch support
The first pair to make our list of the best fishing fish flops are the Olukai Men’s Ohana Koa Sandals.
Before we take a closer look, I want to say that these are not the cheapest option on the market. You will notice they are kind of pricey when you compare them with other options on the list. However, with that being said, they were built to last and thus the reason they are on the top of my list.
As fishermen we spend most of our time on our feet and we need a comfortable pair of flip-flops. That is exactly what this pair has to offer. They have a soft, comfortable bed as well as excellent arch support so you will have no problems standing on your feet all day long.
They are equipped with a coral reef lug bottom giving you that extra traction you need whether on the boat or on the shore. But don’t worry the soles are non marking so you will still keep your boat spot free.
Lastly, they are quick to dry and made from a durable high quality synthetic material so you know they were made to last.
- Made with suede and mesh
- Great traction
Another great pair of long-lasting flip-flops are the Teva Men’s Katavi Thong Outdoor Sandals.
Did you know the word teva is actually hebrew for nature? Another interesting fact about this brand is that the logo on their footwear stands for friendship and water. It just makes sense then that a brand that is dedicated to the nature would come up with a good pair of flip-flops to go and explore it.
You will have no issues exploring nature with this pair of flip-flops that much is sure. They are made with a durable suede and mesh material designed to last many years.
The footbed is super comfortable with plenty of arch support. Lastly, they are equipped with a rubber sole that offers that much-needed traction when working around water.
I encourage you to make friendship with the water with these pair of Teva Sandals.
Crocs Men’s Yukon Mesa Flip Flop
- Leather upper
- Synthetic sole
- Extremely comfortable
If you are looking for comfort while out on the water, you need to check out the Crocs Men’s Yukon Mesa Flip Flop.
To begin with, they are made with a very durable leather upper material. Many times the first thing to break is the upper part of the shoe. By having a more durable material, they will hopefully last you a longer time.
Let’s talk about the footbed. This part is made from a croslite material. Not only is this material extremely comfortable, but it is also going to be extremely lightweight. Oh did I mention this material is both non marking and odor resistant. Yes, you no longer have to blame the fish for those funky smells after a long day on the water.
While this pair is comfortable and lightweight one improvement that I would like to see is more arch support. This pair of sandals doesn’t offer that kind of support that others on this list do. While for some this might not be a deal breaker, it definitely would make them even more comfortable.
- Arch Support
- Heel Cup
- Elevated Footbed Edge
Have you ever had that feeling like your flip-flops were slipping off your feet? You almost feel like you have to hold them on with your toes every time you take a step. I have to be honest with you, I hate that feeling.
You will be happy to know that you won’t have that problem with the next pair on our list, they are the Birkenstock Arizona Essentials EVA Sandal.
Made from a syntetic material they are easy to care for and designed to last a long time.
The best features are the arch support, footbed edge and the heel cup. These features are designed to keep the sandals on your feet. In fact, you might forget that you are even wearing flip-flops. Yes, they are that comfortable.
SoftScience Men’s Fin 2.0 Boat Shoe
While this next pair is not exactly what we would call flip-flops, I do think they have some great attributes that would be of interest to you as a fisherman. With that being said, let’s take a closer look at the SoftScience Men’s Fin 2.0 Boat Shoe.
First they have an all mesh material upper. This material allows the shoe to breathe and drain quickly helping to keep your feet nice and dry. The bottoms offer enough traction so that you will stay on your feet.
Lastly they offer a lot of support and are super comfortable.
Why choose the SoftScience Men’s Fin 2.0 Boat Shoe over a good pair of flip-flops?
Simply because they offer more protection for your feet. Nothing is more painful than dropping a rod, a pair of pliers, or even a fillet knife on our toes. However, even though it doesn’t offer much protection (we aren’t talking about steel toe shoes here), they are covered and can protect your feet.
The best part is that because of the mesh material and how easy they are to slip on and off, you may never go back to a pair of flip-flops again.
To learn more about these fishing shoes, check out the following video:
So, what are the best flip-flops for fishing. While I am sure many anglers would be content with just about any pair on this list, I really like what the Olukai Men’s Ohana Koa Sandals have to offer. They are durable and yet most importantly comfortable.
What do you think are the best flip-flops for fishing? Please share you thoughts in the comments below.