Over the years I've acquired a number of good hats to fish in and they've followed me around. Below are a few of my favorites. I encourage others to add a pic and a description of your favorite fishing hat to this post!
Name: Bates Fly Fishing hat
Acquired: senior year at Bates from bookstore
Notes: while not official BFC apparel, this hat has been a great friend
Notable trips: worn during my New Zealand trip, 2010 road trip with Boone and pretty much every trip in between. love this one.
Name: Patagonia fleece ear-flap-thing hat
Acquired: at Patagucci outlet in Freeport during college
Notable trips: first trip to Salmon River, NY where first ever steelhead was landed. first trip to XXXXXXXX pond in the Allagash, landing stud brookie
Name: The Fish Hawk hat
Acquired: at The Fish Hawk fly shop in Atlanta, GA
Notable trips: worn on 2010 road trip with Boone from Georgia to Maine and also 2011 road trip from Maine to Colorado with Lucas. lots of fish
You can find some more of my fishing hats here.