Fishing Hats: Drowned Sheep and Pork Pies

June 24, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

Why male fly fishers insist on peculiar headwear is a subject best tackled by some graduate student of psychology, but we’ve all been dumbfounded, at one time or another, by someone else’s noisome hat choice. Bob Salemo lists many of the possibilties. “A friend of mine picked one up on a recent bonefishing trip to the Bahamas. It has a second smaller bill in the back, which from a distance makes it difficult to tell whether he’s coming or going and twice as ridiculous as the single bill variety.” On Connecticutt’s NewBritainHerald.com.