Good friends, good beer, good summer. There's nothing like spending a hot day by the water, which is why Huckberry put together its by going on an adventure to the lowlands of South Carolina and finding the very best outdoor gear and apparel for a day at the lake.
It's more than a growler, but not quite a keg. ManCan's Picnic Keg is a gorgeous piece of stainless steel engineering that will protect 8 pints of fresh beer from whatever you and throw at it.
You're cruising around a calm lake on a hot day, cold beverage in hand. What's the rush to get back? Put away your phone and open up this beautifully engineered compass, which will show you the way without bombarding you with work emails.
Just try to break this made-in-the-USA drink-chilling masterpiece. It's got anti-slide rubber feet to stay wherever you leave it and a slightly slanted interior bottom to make draining that melted ice a breeze.
Don't go to the lake with a lighter that'll be no good the second you drop it in the water. TitanLight is American-made and water-resistant.
Wolf & Grizzly's ingenious grill folds down into practically nothing. When it folds back out, it becomes a study platform for cooking over a campfire. We love it.
Zac Brown, writer of many a song about drinking an adult beverage by a body of water, is the co-owner of —which should tell you something. The unbreakable Bluetooth speaker packed in a Pelican housing lasts for 50 hours and can charge your other devices via USB even as it's blasting tunes.
Something about it just screams "maritime." The Canadian-made Torpedo Blast 44 by Momentum Watches is water resistant down to 200 meters of depth and it sure as hell looks the part.
Shucking oysters turns a good summer day great, but you don't want to try it without a proper tool. Toadfish not only makes a high-quality knife, but also reinvests in supporting oyster reef habitat.
The perfect summer shorts? Free Fly's bamboo-lined pairs are moisture-wicking, odor-resistant, stretchy, and totally soft.
Fishpond's indestructible bag is made of tightly woven recycled nylon fiber, climbing rope handles, and a submersible zipper. Drag the Thunderhead Duffel around, drop it in the lake—don't worry, your stuff inside will stay bone-dry.
How do you fly?
The Skeletool is a super-lightweight, dead-simple, ultra-reliable pocketknife from Leatherman. This blackout coloring is exclusive to Huckberry.
We don't need this stunning rod and reel built for pursuing saltwater bonefish, but man do we want it.
If you head out to the lake, the shore, or just a backyard BBQ for the 4th of July, get decked out in something proudly American-made. This Flint and Tinder polo is made from U.S.-grown Supima cotton and made in the Los Angeles area.
Always. Be. Prepared. Especially if you're out on a boat.