Best Holsters for Fat Guys | Holster HQ
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Being big or small or anywhere in between means that no one holster is going to be right for everyone. Your body shape and preferences will be different than mine or any of your friends. Below are some features to look for and a few recommendations for concealed carry holsters for fat guys


Concealed Carry Holsters for Fat Guys or anyone needs to be comfortable. 

If your holster is uncomfortable or hard to put on, you probably won’t wear it or you will hate it. 

The holster needs to fit your body style.  One size does not fit all. Some holsters are hard to wear for bigger guys.


Ankle holsters require you to be able to bend over to put the holster in place and also to get down on one knee to draw your firearm.   


Each individual needs to find the holster that works for them.  



Your holster has to be in a location that you can get to and is a natural response for you to draw from.



Bigger guys have a much easier time concealing their firearm depending on your shape, clothing style and carry options. Gun holster for fat guys may range from in the waistband, around the belly or shoulder style. 





Is suitable for all kinds of pistols and easy to draw (unless you are bigger and unable to reach across your chest in a timely manner). It is fully adjustable and won’t show through your clothing.  Extra padding to protect your gun from sweat. Size Guide M-33-38” L- 39-44” XL-45-50”


If you are looking to try a BELLY BAND HOLSTER


Lirisy XL 

Is a great choice for men or women with its Neoprene Waist Band.  



This band stretches to 54”, is lightweight, ventilated, anti-sweat, breathable and easy to wear against your skin.  It makes it a great belly band holster for fat guys.


This belly band holster can be worn inside the waistband, outside the waistband, cross carry, appendix position, behind the hip or even high up like a shoulder holster. 


This holster can also be rotated for right or left-hand draw. 


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Has an ambidextrous design and can be used in front and back pockets.  


The non-slip bands retain the holster in your pocket when the gun is drawn.  


This is a great option if you are wearing loose pants, like dress slacks, or pants that have enough room to get your hand into your pocket.  


IWB is a great holster to use for many different body styles

The best probably being the side hip position, wearing it at the 3-5 o’clock position, just above the rear hip.  


Making it accessible to be drawn.  If it digs into your side you can try wearing it horizontally and use the wider clip and wear it outside the waistband at about the 3:30 position allowing you to sit, drive, and bend over.  Below are some good CCW holsters for fat guys.


Concealment Express IWB Kydex Holsters 

Designed to be worn comfortably inside the waistband with an untucked shirt for proper concealed carry. 


Exclusive holster features

Undercut Trigger Guard keeps the KYDEX from interfering with your draw.  The overcut open face accommodates threaded barrels and clears suppressor height sights. 

 Full-length Sweat Guard & Rear Sight Shield.  

Fiber-reinforced Stealth Belt Clip so no one knows you are carrying.  T

They use all Black Oxide Steel hardware with Threadlock so you can easily make adjustments but never lose a screw.  

Adjustable Posi-Click retention and Cant letting you know your weapon is securely holstered and won’t come out unless you want it to.  




The Don’t Tread on Me Conceal and Carry IWB or OWB Holsters 


Leather makes a good choice for Iwb holsters for fat guys. These Are Premium Leather with Ambidextrous Belt Slide Holster.  Also has a removable clip for wearing inside or in belt loops for outside waistband carry.  




The holster is handmade by American Craftsman from genuine Bullhide leather and has a lifetime warranty.  


They are sturdy, dependable and form-fitted for effective concealment and quick access.


The BLACKHAWK Serpa CQC OWB holster 

-has a reinforced grip, 

-passive retention detent adjustment screw and SERPA Auto Lock Release with immediate retention and audible click upon re-holster for security.  


On June 8, 2017 LAPD banned the Blackhawk Serpa auto-locking trigger finger manipulating holsters due to causing possible negligent discharges. They also banned all other locking trigger finger manipulating holsters.