11 Fishing Gifts for Those Who Love Fishing

Looking for the best fishing gifts for your loved one or just looking to spoil yourself with some new tackle? 

Then look no further we have the some awesome fishing gifts for just about anyone no matter how picky they are about their fishing tackle.

Most fishermen already have lots of rods and reels and hundreds of lures. If you are stuck trying to figure out something to get them for father's day or a ​fishing Christmas gift then don't fret it is not that difficult.

Below we have listed lots of different types of gifts from waders to fillet knives and everything else in between.​

Fishing Gifts

Wild River Lighted Nomad Backpack

The Wild River Nomad backpack is the one of the best all-in-one storage solutions for your fishing tackle. It takes the pain out of having to carry a tackle box in one hand and rods/net in the other.

With a tackle backpack you get to keep a hand free and keep all of the weigh of your lures and hooks/line on you shoulders and back. Not only that you also can keep your must need items in the outside pockets so they are to hand when you need then quickly.

The Nomad backpack has an innovative integrated LED system that shines down on the pack. With the front pocket folded down the lights shines from above giving you a very convenient work surface whether its night or day.​

It has a host of pockets and internal dividers and to top it all off there are also four ​medium sized tackle trays included.


  • ​Integrated LED light
  • Four trays included
  • Molded sunglasses holder on top
  • Front pocket becomes work surface
  • Rain cover included

Madbite Aluminum Fishing Pliers

The Madbite Aluminum fishing pliers are the perfect tool for any fisherman to hae in his front pocket. They take the pain out of hook removal and make crimping lead weights or cutting line a cinch.

The Madbite pliers also come with an super bright LED light mounted on the top, so if you find yourself fishing after dark then you can be sure that you will have the light focused right where you need it.

​Hook removal, stripping, crimping and cutting are all contained on the one easy to use pliers.

Built from ​lightweight aluminum these pliers can withstand the harse environment of saltwater fishing without the risk of rusting and seizing up. The blades are made from super sharp carbide and should remain sharp for years on end.

​With a jaw length of 3.5 inches and a length of 7.5 inches you can get quit a bit of locking power out of the Madbite. 

​Available in an array of different metallic finishes.


  • ​Built from corrosion resistant aluminum
  • LED light on top

Fishing Gift Ideas

Compass 360 Breathable Chest Wader

​A good pair of waders is one of many fishing gifts ideas that will surely please the lucky guy or gal who gets them.

Stalking on a small river or mountain stream from the bank can work wonders, getting in the water behind them with out any trees or bushes in the way is even better and chest waders are the best way to do that without getting wet.

The Compass chest waders come with a built in chest pocket so you can store your most needed tools, flies or lures in the most practical place possible. The flip out front makes access a breeze right where you want it.

Built from durable 4-Ply nylon construction each knee and shin has extra reinforcing which is right where most waders usually wear out first.

They come with fully adjustable elasticated suspenders and a built in quick release buckle.​

​Available in five sizes from small to XX-Large


  • Full chest height waders
  • Flip down chest pocket
  • Reinforced knee and shin areas
  • Available in 5 sizes

Sea to Summit Dry Bag

Dry bags are one of the best ways to keep your extra clothing or gear dry throughout the day when on or near the water. They are essentially watertight stuff sacks that can take a lot of abuse.

Knowing that your spare socks or extra layer is always going to be dry is essential when you spend long days in the outdoors. 

Built from highly durable 420 D nylon fabric​ these bags are built to take a lot of abuse. The seems are tape sealed and double stitched.

Available in a range of sizes and colors.


  • Inter-changeable rod holders for light/heavy gear
  • Built from tough ABS plastic from strength and still lightweight

Sunnto Traverse Alpha

The Suunto Traverse Alpha is arguably the ultimate fisherman's watch.

You can map and store your path around a lake and river. Giving you the ability to store your favorite fishing spots via GPS and means no more getting lost on your way to and from the car.

You can store your favorite spots for the easiest way to find them again. There is also a altitude profile of a route so you know how much ground you have to ascend/descend the next time.​

Weather trend alert and location based moon phase calendar let you know when the right times and weather for fishing.​

The housing is made from tough knurled stainless steel in a matte black finish to help reduce reflections from the sun. The face is protected by scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass keeping it clear for many seasons in the outdoors. ​

Compatible with the Suunto Movescount App for either IOS or Android you can track your movements all day.


  • Stainless steel construction
  • Sapphire crystal glass face plate
  • Track your path with breadcrumbs based map using GPS
  • Location based moon phase calendar 
  • Built to military standard 810G

Clip On Microfiber Towel

​Fishing gifts need not be expensive and flashy sometimes something simple is best.

Getting slimy bait all over your hands is one thing but rubbing it on your face and clothes is another altogether. With a bait towel to hand you can wipe it off after baiting your hooks and keep you hands and clothes clean.

The Fishing's Best Microfiber Towel is the perfect thing to keep your hands clean throughout the day. Simply clip it to your belt loop or keep it in your pocket so it's always to hand.

​Made from super absorbent microfiber it is highly effective and picking up slim, grease and blood from your hands and off the boat too.


  • Super absorbent microfiber
  • 3 pack
  • Comes with belt clip
  • Available in 6 colors

Father's Day Fishing Gifts

Leatherman Skeletool Multitool

A multi-tool or fishing pliers are excellent father's day fishing gifts and the Leatherman is easily the best brand to give.

The Skeletool is probably the only multi-tool that's actually better than the original Leatherman. With it's drilled out design it is even lighter than a regular Leatherman whilst still remaining just as strong.

​With seven tools in total all of which are great for fishing there is very little unwanted extra's on this multi-tool. You get a knife, pliers, exchangeable bit driver, wire-cutters and a carabiner/bottle opener.

It weighs a tiny five ounces and can be clipped to any belt or to the front of your waders or tackle bag. ​

Unlike most multi-tools the Skeletool can be operated with only one hand so you can have you rod in one hand and open practically every tool that is on it with the other hand.  ​

To top it all it is backed by the legendary Leatherman 25 year warranty.​


  • 7 tools in total
  • 25 year warranty

Costa Del Mar Brine Sunglasses

​One thing is for certain protecting your eyes whilst out fishing is one of the best things you can do along with a good sunscreen to help reduce the harmful effects of the sun.

Being outside all day in the sun can put a massive strain on your eyes, wearing a proper pair of sunglasses with the correct UVA and UVB filters is the only way to help reduce eye damage from long hours in the sun.

Costa are one of the best known fishing sunglasses brands and have built a solid reputation for making truly great lenses that help reduce glare on the water and tough construction that can handle the harsh environments of fishing on both dry land and at sea.

The Brine models are 100% polarized and can help eliminate surface glare helping you to see several feet further underwater and with much greater clarity.

The tough built nylon frames are capable of taking a lot of abuse and feel light to wear for extended periods of time.


  • 100% polarized
  • Significantly reduce glare and eye strain
  • Helps protect the eyes from prolonged sun exposure 
  • Sturdy nylon frames
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Trout Fishing Gifts

Clear Rubber Net

Old style knotted landing nets had a tendency to injure fish by rubbing off their protective layer of slime from the skin. If you were practicing catch and release a fish may have swam off safely after you let it go but could have died later from infection.

Newer style rubber nets help to alleviate this issue. ​The rubber is smooth and contains no knots. So you give the fish the best possible chance of surviving after being released.

The net comes with a short handle​, clear rubber mesh and a magnetic clip for attaching to vest or backpack.

The frame is made from beautifully finished wood in a teardrop shape. ​

This net is best suited to fishing in rivers or from the shore of a lake. On a boat you would probably require a longer handled net to be most effective.​


  • Safer rubber mesh
  • Teardrop frame from high quality wood
  • Magnetic clip 
  • Does not rot or suffer from mold issues

Fishing Gifts for Dad

Rapala Superflex Knife

Filleting your latest catch requires a super sharp fillet knife that can bend and flex to the contours of the fish you are trying to fillet.

Rapala are the go to knives for thousands of fishermen world wide and they produce some of the highest quality filleting knives for very reasonable prices.

A perfectly shaped ​hand rubbed baked birch handle is ergonomically designed to make maneuvering the blade a breeze. 

The Superflex blade is made from high quality stainless steel and comes super sharp right out of the box.

Like with any high quality knife if you treat it right and keep it clean after use this Rapala blade will stay sharp for a long time and shouldn't dull.​


  • High quality birch handle
  • Extremely sharp and flexible blade
  • Blade made from handground stainless steel
  • Comes with leather sheath

Farm to Feet Waders Socks

​Stuck for ideas for fishing gifts for dad ? Then a good old pair of socks will always fit the bill.

Hanging around in waders or fishing boots all day can make for some pretty cold toes especially in fall/winter. Keeping your toes warm along with your head is on of the best ways to keep your core temperature up throughout the day.

These wader socks from Farm to Feet are made from super snug 79% Merino wool, 20% nylon and 1% spandex. All that Merino wool will help to insulate you feet and lower legs whist still allowing them to breath naturally. 

The inner layer is all Merino giving you the perfect blend of insulation and moisture wicking​. The other shell layer is make from nylon and spandex making them tough and durable whilst still allowing for some stretching.

Not only are they warm they are also exceptionally well padded. Most waders or boots aren't that comfortable after a couple of hours. These wader socks are extremely well padded in the right places.​

Available in four sizes there should be one to suit just about any foot. 


  • 79% Merino wool
  • Reinforced yarns for strength
  • Top-to-toe cushioning
  • Reinforced in the right places to reduce wear and tear

  • Updated March 13, 2018
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