BlogAugust 2020

Your Ultimate Summer Playlist

Your Ultimate Summer Playlist

By Alycia Downs

Aug 17, 2020

A crowd-pleasing summer playlist that boasts classic country and rock favorites, infused with island flavor. This might be your new go-to fishing playlist! 

Music sets the backdrop for the stories of our lives. One song can take you back to a time, place, or person—weaving together memories and feelings into the perfect storm of nostalgia.

For many of us, music is a constant necessity. What’s a party without upbeat tunes or a workout without heart-pumping anthems? And if you’re planning to hit the water for some fun in the sun, there’s nothing better than a summer playlist full of easy-listening, sunshine-soaked vibes.

Check out this hand-curated, crowd-pleasing summer playlist that boasts classic country and rock favorites, infused with island flavor. This might just be your new go-to fishing playlist!

summer fishing playlist

  • Sun Daze - Florida Georgia Line
  • Take It Easy - Eagles
  • Three Little Birds - Bob Marley & The Wailers
  • Why God Made Summertime - Blackjack Billy
  • Castaway - Zac Brown Band
  • Feet Wet - Corey Smith
  • Saltwater Gospel - Eli Young Band
  • Beachin’ - Jake Owen
  • Cabin By The Sea - Dirty Heads
  • Somewhere on a Beach - Dierks Bentley
  • American Kids - Kenny Chesney
  • Summer Jam - Jake Owen
  • Reelin’ In The Years - Steely Dan
  • Just Another Day in Paradise - Phil Vassar
  • Island Song - Zac Brown Band
  • Guitars and Tiki Bars - Kenny Chesney
  • Boat Drinks - Jimmy Buffet
  • Where the Boat Leaves From - Zac Brown Band
  • Santeria - Sublime
  • Pirate Flag - Kenny Chesney
  • Gettin’ Down in a Pirate Town - Jesse Rice
  • Coconut Tree - Kenny Chesney ft. Willie Nelson
  • Swimmin’ in Sunshine - Billy Currington
  • Island in the Sun - Weezer
  • Sand - Thomas Rhett
  • Summer of ‘69 - Bryan Adams
  • When the Sun Goes Down - Kenny Chesney
  • Fishing in the Dark - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Island State of Mind - Jesse Rice
  • Knee Deep - Zac Brown Band ft. Jimmy Buffet
  • Sunny and 75 - Joe Nichols
  • Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
  • All Summer Long - Kid Rock

Tune into this fishing playlist while you have fun fishing and boating this summer. Enjoy the new memories you’ll make with this summer playlist in the backdrop!

Alycia Downs
Alycia Downs
Alycia Downs is a freelance content creator and avid sportsman who contributes to numerous publications promoting tourism, fishing, and outdoors. Alycia is a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association and is actively involved with conservation and fishing non-profit organizations. Visit her personal blog at or on Instagram @tideandtale.