Fishing Gifts – Top Gifts for the Fisher in Your Life
In search of the best fishing gifts for your loved one?
Gifts for fishermen are not that difficult to choose once you choose something that is universal to any type of fishing.
We have collected a huge list of fishing gifts that are practical and will actually get used unlike the wrong gift that will just sit there gathering dust for the next few years. Gifts for fishermen come in all shapes and sizes and a price point to suit any budget.
So if you are in need some fishing gift ideas then read on.
Rapala Fillet Knife
If the fisherman in your life likes to catch and eat most of their fish then a good fish filleting knife is crucial to getting high quality fillets off the bone. The Rapala Fish n Fillet knife has a super flexible blade that makes super accurate cuts and slices along the length of any fish.
The razor sharp stainless steel blade has a great balance between flexibility and strength. Being able to quickly and accurately slice over the backbone is the key to getting perfect fillets every time and this knife is perfect for the job. Also a great hunting gift if you have any hunters in the family.
- Extra thin precision blade
- Leather sheath
- PTFE non-stick coating
- Bras ferule with ergonomic wooden handle
Deeper Sonar Fish Finder
The Deeper Sonar fish finder is one of the most innovative fishing products to hit the market in recent times. Unlike traditional fish finders it is not fixed to a boat or kayak. Instead the Deeper is attached to the end of a rod line and is cast out. The sonar then transmits a sonar picture of the bottom to your smartphone or tablet.
You then have a complete view of what is happening under the water at a certain range from shore or you boat. It is best used to survey potential fishing spots and see if the are any fish about and to also get a deeper understanding of the underwater terrain and depth, giving you an immediate advantage especially if you are fishing on unfamiliar waters.
- Wireless bluetooth connection between the sonar and you smartphone/tablet.
- Works at depths of up to 100 feet at a range of 130 feet
- Gives reading of depth and bottom contour, temperature and fish as small as 3 inches.
- Works in fresh and saltwater
- Suitable for shore, inshore, offshore and kayak based fishing
Earth Ultimate 4 Position Outdoor Chair
Perfect for those lazy days by the river bank in the summer. This outdoor chair is easily adjustable thanks to its extendable front legs. It is easy to fold up and can store flat upright or on its side in an garage well out of the way when not in use. Gifts for fishermen aren't all about the fishing tackle sometimes more comfort is better.
- Extendable front legs
- Drinks holder
- Zippered storage pouch
- Comfortable padded neoprene Pillow
SF Fly Fishing Net Wooden
Who said that something as simple as a landing net can't be beautiful. These rubber mesh landing nets from SF are crafted from laminated bamboo and hardwood to give a perfect glossy finish.
Rubber mesh means less scrapes on the fish that you would get from a traditional knotted net. These nets are crucial if you intend to catch and release the fish as less of the fishes natural slime that protects it's skin is rubbed off. Fly fishing gifts don't come much better than this!
- Rubber mesh
- Magnetic net release and lanyard
- Variety of handles
- Variety of shapes
Note: Best suited to fly fishing or those that fish in small rivers and streams.
DDY Outdoors Sun Protection Hat
Protecting your head and neck from the harmful rays of the sun is something that is often overlooked on a long day out on the water. The sun protection hat from DDY Outdoors is the perfect way to cover the head and neck whilst the large rim also provides some shade for the eyes.
A great stocking filler it is perfect for those that spend all day in the sun when out fishing. The long neck flap also helps keep the bugs out. It can also be transformed into a regular hat be removing the detachable neck flap. The best fishing gifts need not be expensive and this one is great for any budget.
- UVA/UVB prtection from the sun
- Removable neck flap
- Large brim on hat for extra shade
- Quick drying and stows away easily in any pocket or bag
Madbite Aluminum Fishing Pliers
A fishing pliers is the best way to release a hook from a fishes mouth. It not only protects your hands from the rows of razor sharp teeth but also helps the fish by reducing the amount of time they are out of the water as using a pliers is the quickest way to unhook them.
The Madbite Aluminum fishing pliers is built to withstand the harsh environment and conditions of saltwater fishing, which means it should have no bother if used in freshwater also. It has an aluminum spring loaded handle with non slip silicon handles.
All of the components are super durable despite its low weight. Comes equipped with long nose for unhooking, tungsten carbide cutters for braid, wire and fishing line. Also has a split ring plier for opening split rings.
- Corrosion resistant
- Lightweight yet extremely durable
- Spring loaded silicon grip handles
- Coiled lanyard and belt sheath
- 5 year warranty
Costa Del MAr Brine Polarized Sunglasses
Squinting all day in the bright sun light will usually end with a headache. Protect your eyes and improve your vision on the water with the Brine polarized sunglasses from Costa Del Mar.
Costa Del Mar are the most popular fishing sunglasses brand available. Their sunglasses have been used by countless fishing pro's and amateurs alike and lots of other outdoors men and women.
Fully polarized they reduce surface glare and help locate fish in shallow waters around submerged structures. They are most capable offshore were the suns glare is inescapable and shining bright all day long.
- 580G polarized lens
- 100% UV protection for your eyes
- Built from tough injected nylon
- Limited lifetime warranty
Wild River Tackle Backpack
Fishing tackle boxes have evolved significantly from the simpler tray types that were originally based on small tool boxes. A tackle backpack takes all of the weight out of your hands and onto your back and shoulder which is a godsend if you have to walk long distances from your car to your favorite fishing spot.
The Tackle Tek Nomad Lighted Backpack takes transporting your fishing tackle into the present day. It has an integrated LED light so you can fish from dawn to dusk without the need of extra lighting.
Capable of holding four medium sized #3600 lure trays(sold separately) in the bottom front compartment. With numerous external compartments and easy access top storage opening it's easy to store all your gear and have them to hand when you need them.
- LED light
- Big storage volume
- Takes standard medium sized trays
- Lots of external compartment
- Wide shoulder straps for added comfort
Entsport Fish Lip Gripper with Scales
A fish gripper enables you to hold the fish in a natural horizontal position with one hand on the body and another on the fishes mouth. Holding a fish horizontally as you handle it significantly increases the chances of the fish surviving if you release it back into the water.
This fish gripper has a built in fish scale so you can also weight your fish quickly and easily without the need to carry a separate scale. Is also has a built in tape measure for recording the fishes length in inches.
- Stainless steel tube and jaw
- Built in scales
- Built in tape measure
- Max weight 15 kg
Korkers Greenback Wading Boot
Wading boots are great for making your way along the shallows of a river back with the added bonus of extra grip and quick drying times. These boots offer a lot of ankle support which is important especially when walking along the shallows in rivers with a rocky bottom.
They feature an innovative interchangeable sole system called Omnitrax. You can change out the sole depending on the type of terrain under foot.
- Interchangable sole system
- Includes plain felt and Kling-On sticky soles
- Quick dry
- Excess water drains through ports
- Great ankle support
Note: not waterproof, wading boots are designed to dry quickly once wet due to mesh uppers.
Onyx MoveVent Kayak Life Vest
Perfect for the kayak fisherman this Life Vest is ergonomically shaped to increase arm mobility for when kayaking all while providing a safe and secure buoyancy aid.
When kayaking on open water safety should always be your number one concern. Onyx have created a perfectly shaped life vest that does not hinder your paddling unlike a normal life vest. You can get to your fishing spots quicker and with less effort by wasting less energy as you paddle.
- Ergonomic comfortable fit
- SOLAS grade reflective material for better visibility
- Mesh zippered pocket that drain easy
- Highly adjustable
- Suitable for high and low back kayak seats
Lindy Fish Handling Glove
Handling fish can be slimy and sometimes dangerous affair depending on the fish species. This fish handling glove from Lindy features a protective material on the thumb and palm.
Protecting your hands from a fishes sharp teeth whist unhooking them is strongly advised especially for larger predatory species. The material used on the Lindy gloves should protect you from sharp teeth and hooks but of course the are not completely puncture proof and lot of force on a sharp object will still pierce through them.
- Palm and thumb contains strengthened material
- Makes handling fish easier
- Right or left models available
Note: This is a single glove but you can choose left or right handed
All-American Dri Fit Fishing Shirt UPF30+
Out fishing in the sun all day requires adequate protection for you head neck and arms. Choosing a good fishing hat and polarized sunglasses goes a long way to reducing skin damage on your head. But what about your arms ?
A UPF protecting fishing shirt can help keep your arms from burning. The Ultimate Dri Fit from ALL-American is a fishing shirt the is quick drying, lightweight, breathable and offers 30+ UPF protection from the sun.
- Microfiber material
- UPF 30+ protection
- Quick drying
Redington Fly Fishing Waders
A great pair of fishing waders can mean getting out past the shallows to those deep pockets where fish love to lie on mountain streams and low land rivers. Wading is a long time favorite of fly fishermen as they stalk trout and salmon on quick running rivers.
These chest high waders from Redington are quick on and quick off thanks to a simple buckle system. They are built from a 3 layer nylon construction so are a lot more durable than rubber waders. A great gift for fly fishermen.
- 3 layer nylon
- Convert easily to waist high waders
- Neoprene gravel guards
- Chest pocket and belt loop included
Note: You require separate wading boots.
Tired of seeing a mess of rods lying around your garage? Then this garage door rod rack is the perfect solution. It safely and securely stores up to six rods for each rack on a standard garage door panel.
Easy uncomplicated attachment system requires no tools and you can have the rack up and secured in minutes. Can also be installed on walls and ceilings if required but they may require additional fixings.
- Perfect use of dead space on the back of a garage door
- Easy no tool attachment to standard garage door panel
- Each rack holds six rods