Fishing Gift Ideas

Best Fishing Gifts of 2018

Need fishing gifts for someone but don’t know where to start?  If you’re on the prowl for a great fishing gift, you’re in luck. We put together this quick guide of gift ideas specifically for folks like you. 

14 Fishing Gift Ideas For the Angler in Your Life

As anglers ourselves, we know what makes a good fishing gift. In many cases, it’s the small things that you just need for a couple minutes. Of course if you are feeling generous, there are certainly bigger ticket pieces of fishing gear that make extremely nice gifts as well.

The list below has some great gift ideas, with all kinds of price points. Take a quick look to get your gift-giving juices flowing:

1. Airhead AHDL-4 Bungee Dockline

The Airhead AHDL-4 Bungee Dockline is designed to absorb the shock delivers to fishing boats while docking them.  It can stretch up to over five feet in length and has two foam floats that can protect the boat from physical abuse.  It is recommended to be used on fishing boats that weigh up to four thousand pounds.

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2. Bait Towel

A bait towel is something that many novice fishermen (and women) forget to bring with them.  And while it may not be a truly necessary item, it is still something that is very nice to have because you can use it to clean your fishing knife after cleaning or even your own hands and clothing.  This pack consists of three bait towels so you’ll have extras or can lend one to a friend.

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3. Berkley Fishing Gloves

Another solution to keep your hands clean while you’re fishing will be to wear fishing gloves, such as the Berkley Fishing Gloves.  These gloves enable you to get a firm grip over slippery fish thanks to their heavy duty and flexible textured grip. The gloves are also washable so they don’t need to remain dirty for next time.

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4. Crenova Waterproof Pouch

Yes, this waterproof pouch truly is one hundred percent waterproof, being designed to keep all of the contents inside dry up to depths of at least thirty two feet and for one hour.  Built out of a strong and yet soft PVC material, this pouch is best used for items that you truly need to keep dry while you’re out on the shoreline or in your boat. Examples of items you may need to keep dry include your phone, wallet, pocket knife, or a gun.

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5. Dr. Meter Portable Digital Scale

This portable digital scale from Dr. Meter comes with two AAA batteries and a metal hand strap.  The LCD screen will present you with different weights in pounds, kilograms, grams, and ounces, and the built-in tape enables you to easily measure your catch as well.   This is definitely something you’ll want to have with you if you’re interested in how large your caught fish are.

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6. Gerber Line Driver Fishing Line Management Multi-Tool

This is a multi-tool from Gerber that is designed specifically for fishing use.  To this end, it comes with a spinning hook that can clamp onto a lure or hook, an eyelet clearing spike, scissor snips, a split shot crimper, and a hook threader to name a few things.  This item may not be a true necessity for fishing, but it will definitely make your next fishing trip significantly easier.

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7. KastKing SuperPower Braided Fishing Line

If you have poor quality fishing line, it’s safe to say that you’re entire fishing trip stands a high chance of going wrong.  Nothing would be worse or more disheartening than reeling in a massive catch only for the line to break. That’s why you need some of the strongest fishing line that you can get your hands on, such as the KastKing SuperPower Braided Fishing Line.  This fishing line has superior stretch and resistance capabilities while also having a smaller diameter in contrast to its competitors.

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8. Klicnow 10 Piece Fishing Lure Baits and Lures

This is a collection of ten different baits and lures that you can use to help make your next fishing trip successful.  This package also comes with eight high carbon steel hooks. Each bait and lure is brightly colored to stand a greater chance of attracting fish in dark waters as well.

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9. Oak Pine 18 Piece Set Fishing Accessories

This is designed to be a complete fishing tackle box for beginners, coming with each of the following:

  • Connectors
  • Hooks
  • Fishing Springs
  • Fishing Rings
  • Luminous Beads
  • Lure Keepers
  • Line Holders
  • Tracing Wire
  • Fishing Spoons

If you’re looking for a true all-in-one tackle box that’s available at a quality price, this is the way to go.

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10. Piscifun Fishing Line Spooler

This is a very clever and yet useful tool designed to make it easy for you to load your reel instead of having to do it yourself.  Any experienced fishermen has no doubt experienced frustrating problems when it comes to loading their reels, such as tangles or line slips.  Fortunately, this line spooler from Pischifun will help make the process significantly simpler and more hassle free for you.

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11. Plusinno Telescopic Fishing Rod and Reel Combo Full Kit

If you know somebody who is new to fishing and would be best served by the ultimate all-in-one kit, then this is the way to go.  This is a full fishing kit that provides you with literally all of the accessories that you will need to fishing, including a carrier bag to haul everything, a fishing rood, a reel, fishing line, and a number of different baits and hooks and lures.  In other words, you would be able to take this bag and its contents and literally start fishing right away without needing to buy anything else (other than your fishing license).

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12. Rose Kuli Fishing Bass Lures

This is a lure designed to look as close to a life like fish as possible, at least to the fish that you’re trying to catch.  To this end, it comes with 3D holographic eyes, textile fabrics, flexible movement, and a tail simulation to really add to the effect.  The package also comes with two rust proof hooks that are very flexible and durable. This lure has been used successfully on multiple species of fish including perch, bass, walleye, pike, muskies, and trouts.  It’s also made for both salt water and freshwater fishing.

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13. Sougayilang Fishing Hooks

Fishing hooks are another fishing item where you will definitely not want to sacrifice quality.  The Sougayilang Fishing Hooks are designed for both freshwater and saltwater, and provide a wider gap in contrast to most other kinds of fishing hooks.  They have a high carbon steel construction and are designed to be as durable as possible.

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14. Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Fishing Reel and Rod Combo

As the name suggests, this is a fishing reel and rod combo.  It’s a two piece rod construction with four different bearings, compression bail springs to help increase the overall life span of the reel, and an anodized aluminum spool with oversized bail wire, which helps to improve durability.

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See more great gift ideas on our camping gifts and hunting gifts pages.

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