If you are ready to take part in trap, sporting clay and skeet shooting, take a look at this list to find the best shirts for these shotgun sports.
Best Shooting Shirts for Clay Shooting and Hunting
1. Orvis Men’s Midweight Shooting Shirt
Orvis Men’s shooting shirt is for the mid-season hunting activities and is an excellent buy. Due to its midweight material, it is one of the most durable and warm shooting shirts present in the market and also keeps moisture away from your body. With this shirt you won’t feel stiff because it provides great mobility and an ambidextrous design. Orvis Men’s shooting shirt is comfortable and has quilted patches on both sides for comfortable gun mounting for both right and left handed shooters.
2. Columbia Men’s Blood and Guts Shooting Shirt
This Columbia Blood and Guts shooting shirt is a 100% polyester designed shirt that allows you to stay dry and cozy when shooting trap or hunting. Designed for right handed shooters, this shirt has good liquid repulsion and unlike other common fabrics that absorb moisture, this shirt features Columbia’s Omni-Shield.
Due to this feature this shirt repels moisture better than most other products on this list and dries quicker. Compared to the midweight Orvis shirt discussed before, the Blood and Guts shirt has a lightweight material.
Its tight weave construction absorbs UV rays and blocks any harmful sun rays so that they do not reach your skin, which makes for a significant advantage when shooting under the sun in the summer.
- OMNI-SHIELD: Go ahead, try and get dirty. Omni-Shield helps you stay clean and dry by resisting the absorption of liquids. Unlike most fabrics that absorb moisture, Omni-Shield repels moisture and dries quickly—avoiding stains and keeping you clean
- OMNI-SHADE: Be safe and protected. Omni-Shade blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburns and long-term skin damage. The tight weave construction with UV absorbent yarns block the full spectrum of harmful sun rays …
3. Browning Short Sleeve Shooting Polo Shirt
The Browning Shooting shirt is an excellent recreational shooting shirt. It is designed with breathable premium-quality materials and has 100% polyester. It has a collar-neck and comes in a light orange and black color design.
This shirt is durable just like the Columbia Men’s shirt and fits perfectly well to people of small to medium size. With the Browning shirt you can enjoy most outdoor recreational activities in warm temperatures like trap shooting with ease. It has moisture-wicking properties keeping sweat at bay.
While it doesn’t have any padding light the Orvis or Columbia shirt, being a short sleeve polo it brings more of a relaxed leisure feel.
- Products designed in the USA with quality materials
- High tensile and durability with all Browning gear
- Whether you're an avid outdoors man or recreational, good for all people
4. Beretta Men’s Outdoor Casual Long Sleeve Shirt
Beretta shirt for men is a 100% cotton shirt designed to be lightweight and breathable so you can enjoy summer outdoor shooting without a sweat. It comes with right shoulder padding and a similar sun-blocking technology like the Columbia shirt that absorbs the UV rays. However, unlike the Blood and Guts shirt, this Beretta is also layered with 50 UPF sun protection and hence makes the rays bounce off the clothing.
You can also choose between 9 different and bright colors which the above mentioned shirts do not offer. Furthermore, this shirt comes with a unique Silaide technology that fights the smell of sweat and keeps you smelling fresh.
- BERETTA SHIRT FOR MEN - This 100% lightweight cotton shirt is breathable and lightweight making it ideal for both the range and other outings. This all-season shooting shirt will over-perform and drive your performance
- SUN-BLOCKING TECHNOLOGY - This Beretta shirt is layered with 50 UPF sun protection. Most UV rays bounce off your clothing before they can penetrate and damage your skin. Be sure to wear your Beretta apparel to help avoid sun damage …
5. Beretta Women’s Lightweight Cotton Sun Protection Shooting Shirt
Beretta also creates excellent women’s shooting shirts and this one is exactly what you need when skeet shooting in the summer. This shirt comes in two different colors, green and tan and is made from pure cotton.
Similar to their men’s shirt, this Beretta shirt also has six different sizes and is also UPF-50 to protect you from sun rays and even mosquitoes. Furthermore, this shirt also has silver silaide technology that creates a barrier on the shirt and attracts and traps odor.
But this shirt also stands out for shooting since it comes with a slight padding on the right shoulder and allows you to aim your gun easily.
- PERFECT FOR HOT WEATHER - The curved mesh back yoke opening ventilates well and it is a must-have garment during hard work in hot sun
- ROLL-UP SLEEVES - These sleeves are loose with button-up tabs to secure the rolled sleeves; it helps keep the sleeves rolled
- SUN PROTECTION - This shirt is made of 100% cotton which is rated at UPF-50; the long sleeves provide protection from the sun …
6. Tiger Hill Men’s Full Blaze Hunting Shirt Long Sleeves
Tiger Hill’s hunting shirt is a bright hunter orange and gorgeous looking shirt which will make your shooting activities easy and worry-free. While this shirt has the most vibrant color in comparison with the shirts mentioned above, it is also snag resistant.
This snag resistant feature allows the shirt to stay wrinkle free while also being stain resistant giving it an exceptionally clean look even after being worn for an entire day of sporting clays. With the exception of another Tiger Hill product, no other shirt has this snag resistant feature on the list and no matter how many times you wear this shirt, it should look clean and tidy.
Moreover, the relaxed fit allows a fit of medium to large size men easily and its full-sleeves will keep tan away from your arms.
7. Bob Allen Long Sleeve Left-Handed Shooting Shirt
Bob Allen long sleeve shooting shirt is another excellent shirt made with high-quality material. This shirt is 100% pure cotton and is completely breathable. You can carry out vigorous activities without feeling sweaty or constricted in this shirt.
It has a caped vented mesh back which no other shooting shirt makes use of and this design helps in making Bob Allen shirt the most breathable in the market.
Naturally, this shooting shirt also comes with a comfortable padding for right handed shooters. Finally, the button down collar makes for a stylish look and gives a good fitting around your neck.
8. Tiger Hill Men’s Blaze Upland Tactical Hunting Shirt
Back to Tiger Hill, whose hunting shirt for men is another excellent shooting shirt present in the market and is made with a blend of cotton and polyester. This shirt also comes with the previously seen stain and wrinkles resistant.
As an upland hunting shirt, it is extremely durable even in the harshest conditions, and if you tend to find your underarms sweating after hours of shooting in hot weather then this shirt is what you need.
It is also machine washable and keeps you worry free when it comes to cleaning. The button closure allows you to get a good fitting and it has an angled front pocket that allows you to use it when you want. As you might expect, it has a right shoulder padding and even some extra padding around the forearms, both in blazing hunter orange for safety reasons.
The best part is that it comes with a clearly defined sizing system starting from X-Small to 4XL and has the most sizing options present for a hunting shirt.
- 4.2 oz Cotton/Poly
- Stain and Wrinkle Resistance
- Tactical Side Pocket with Angled Front Pocket
- Additional inside pocket for extra padding
- Vented Mesh Lined Back
9. Tacvasen Men’s Convertible Long Sleeve Shirt
Tacvasen’s shooting shirt for men is another long-sleeve shirt that you do not want to miss out on. It comes in eight different colors with the exception of khaki, they are shades of black and blue. This long sleeve shirt is made from 100% nylon which makes for a breathable and UV protected technical fabric that is also highly resistant to stains.
Also, just like the previous long-sleeve lightweight shirts, this one also helps in protecting your arms from tanning and most importantly it will keep you safe from mosquito bites.
However, what makes it special in another regard is that it is easily convertible to a short sleeve, but on the downside, it doesn’t have any padding for gun mounting.
- Convertible zipper sleeve shirt.Material: Nylon, quick dry fabric
- Abrasion resistance, scratch, breathable, uv protection, resist stains and dries quickly
- Button down chest pockets, long sleeves with zipper can be zipped off convertible short sleeve shirt
- The back with mesh design, enhanced ventilation for warm climates, dress shirt style placket …
10. 5.11 Tactical Women’s Spitfire Shooting Shirt
Another women’s shooting shirt, this time from the brand 5.11. The spitfire shirt is made with a cotton and polyester blend and is designed to reduce wrinkles when worn.
This shirt has a good color retention and reduces shrinkage. It comes in five different sizes and three different colors; these colors include black, maritime and mosstone. With this shirt you can shoot easily without any worry because it has a tough construction and due to the Teflon treatment, it makes for a soil, stain and liquid resistant shooting shirt great for heavy-duty use.
We would also like to see a right or left shoulder padding, but unfortunately that’s not the case.
11. Tag Safari Shooter Shirt for Men Long Sleeve
This Tag Safari shooter shirt for men is an excellent shirt for trap shooting. It is made of 100% cotton and has sun-protection so that you can wear it for your outdoor use without any worry.
This shirt is also tested for performance and durability and is double stitched, scratch resistant and abrasion free. It is a comfortable and breathable shirt that can be worn in any weather conditions and the fabric ventilation provides breathability in the summers.
Fortunately, this Tag Safari shirt comes with a hunting patch effectively cushioning gun recoil, which is always a welcome feature. Fellow shooters also rate this product highly, so while it isn’t as fancy as some other shirts on this list, it is still very much recommended.
12. Wild Hare Button Up Short Sleeve Shooting Shirt
The last shooting shirt is the Wild Hare shooting shirt that comes in two different colors and eight different sizes. This shirt is a mix of Coolmax Polyester and Cotton blend and is machine washable. The extremely lighteight half-sleeve design allows you to easily move your hands and carry out your shooting adventures without any restriction, while also featuring a shoulder pad on the right side.
Important note here, that this is the only shirt on this list with a FITASC line embroidered right on the shooting patch, which is necessary for FITASC officiated sporting clays competitions.
It also has mesh vented vertical and underarm gussets that ensure even more motion and unrestricted movement. With a moisture-wicking coolmax fiber, this shirt will keep you sweat-free on the hottest of days.
- Unique mesh vented vertical and underarm gussets allow for increased range of motion and unrestricted swing
- Fitasc line embroidered directly on the Shooting pad
- Moisture-wicking Coolmax fiber
- Wrinkle-resistant, yet comfortable cotton/poly fabric
- Straight Cut bottom