What are the best gifts for fishermen?
To a fisherman, there is no such thing as too much tackle or fishing gear, but if you're not sure what kind of fishing they do or what kind of gear they already have, it can be a challenge to buy the right stuff. Problem solved...
Here's a list of 10 great gift ideas any angler will love.
A universal tool that every angler needs is a line cutter. Boomerang Tool’s handy Snip Fishing Line Cutter is razor sharp for cutting monofilament, fluorocarbon and braided super lines. Better yet, it is on a retractable lanyard so you can clip it on your belt or tackle bag and always know where it is. A built in LED light makes it easy to trim your fishing knots when rigging or fishing at night. ($15.27)
Sebile’s most famous lure model may also be it’s most versatile. From bass to billfish, both freshwater and saltwater species are lured to this lifelike, weedless, soft plastic swim bait. It comes in a range of fish catching color patterns and sizes that gamefish instinctively want to attack. Swim it, jerk it, pause it…what ever you do with Sebile’s Magic Swimmer, it swims, darts and falls like the real thing. ($25.36)
If you subscribe to the theory that there is no such thing as too much tackle, then you certainly understand there is no such thing as too much storage space. TackleWebs makes a range of innovative, weather resistant tackle and storage management systems that can be installed temporarily or semi permanently on any kayak, cooler or boat. ($49.99)
Kaenon’s patented SR-91 technology delivers polarized lenses that give you undistorted, laser sharp vision. Kaenon offers a ton of stylish frames and colors to match your style. Available in grey (G) or amber/copper lenses (C) and that filter 12%, 28% or 50% of the light to help you optimize for any type of fishing conditions. Kaenon’s C50 Polarized Lens is ideal for fishing in low light conditions. Perfect for sight fishing at dawn, dusk and on overcast or rainy days. ($214.00)
Whether you are fishing from the bank or from a friend’s boat, this innovative tackle storage system will help you keep all of your gear organized and dry. A lot of thought went in to the design and features of this tackle management system that set it apart from all the rest. A built in sunglass case and light the shines inside and outside of the NOMAD are just the beginning. It includes 4 PT3600 trays to keep your tackle organized, and still leaves room for your wallet, keys and phone. A built in rain cover keeps everything dry in foul weather or rough boat rides and extra wide, padded shoulder straps make it comfy on your back. ($171.86)
TFO makes a fantastic product at a great price. Having fishing legends like Gary Loomis, Lefty Kreh and Flip Pallot design these purpose built fishing rods ensures that you are getting a great product, which TFO backs up with a lifetime warranty. This Gary Loomis designed, 4-piece spinning rod will save you hundreds of dollars in oversized baggage fees the airlines want to charge you on your next fishing vacation and it’s perfect for the car for those impromptu fishing sessions on your lunch break or after work. ($149.95)
If you spend any time in the outdoors, you most certainly know that Mother Nature can show her ugly side any time the mood strikes Her. Fishing can be fantastic in the rain, but nothing can dampen your day like a rain jacket that leaks through the seams or zipper. Pro Anglers on the Bassmaster Elite Series like Kevin VanDam and Aaron Martens wear Simms rain gear because Simms quality and comfort is unparalleled. Best of all, it’s guaranteed to stop wind and rain so you stay dry and comfortable even when Mother Nature is having a miserable day. ($499.95)
If you are wondering if the GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition is better than the previous GoPro models the answer is YES. If features a SuperWide angle, better battery life, better image quality in low light conditions, +,+,+. Capture broadcast quality HD video and stunning wide angle still pictures which are all now streamable to your mobile devices. ($399.99)
Malibu’s Stealth 12 Fish & Dive Package Sit on Top Kayak comes ready to fish with angler specific features that help set it apart from the others in it’s class. Unparalleled stability, a patented center bait tank system, built in rod holders and an enormous amount of storage space make it special, and at 60 pounds it's manageable to load, launch and store. ($989.28)
Give a man a fish and feed him for a day, send a man on a Signature Series Fishing Clinic and make him a better fisherman for life. Ultimate Fishing Experience creates customized fishing trip of a lifetime fishing vacation packages in the U.S., Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama and Guatemala. For the avid angler, Signature Series Fishing Clinics provide a day of instructional fishing with top-level pro anglers and TV personalities. It's a unique opportunity to fish with Bassmaster Champions, Redfish Cup Allstars, Mad Fin Shark Series or Extreme Billfish Series Captains to learn the techniques they use to compete at the sport’s highest level. Fishing clinic and bass fishing, flats fishing, sport fishing and fly fishing vacation packages are tailored to each angler. Gift Certificates are available so whether the angler in your life wants to learn how to become a better angler or simply wants to go on the fishing trip of a lifetime, they can use your gift to create their own customized Ultimate Fishing Experience or Signature Series Fishing Clinic. ($350 - $7,500)