Casting around for unique gifts for fishermen? If the angler in your life has more than enough lures, vests, and lines to last a lifetime, you need to think outside the (tackle) box. These gifts for fishing lovers are as unique as they are useful, and as innovative as they are practical. Read on to discover fishing gift ideas they’ll truly appreciate.
Tauten – LineWelder System
Ask any angler: the knot-tying struggle is real. The innovative Tauten LineWelder System eliminates this chore altogether. Simply run a line through the welder to create a bond. It’s that easy—no more tiny knots.
Gruv Fishing – Silicone Hard Bait Organizer
Thanks to a Gruv Fishing, tackle storage has never been easier. Hard bait and lures stay neatly organized inside a durable case lined with grippy anchor slots that hold them in place. The Launch Pad does the same tidying-up job in an out-of-the-box way by adhering to the side of a boat, kayak, or cooler to give you easy, organized access.
IceMule – Classic Cooler
It’s just not a fishing trip without a cooler full of ice-cold drinks. The IceMule Classic Cooler is lightweight, portable, float-able, and it keeps drinks cold all day—and all night—long. Load up this soft-sided cooler, slip it on like a back pack, and keep things chilly for up to 24 hours. (That’s not a typo: this cooler really keeps ice frozen for 24 hours.)
Handle Rite – Ergonomic Loop Handle Pliers
Gift the Handle Rite Ergonomic Loop Handle Pliers to the avid angler in your life, and be prepared to be thanked profusely. Why? Because making teeny-tiny snips with wet, slimy hands is no fun. These pliers have ergonomic loop handles designed by fishing guide Bob Roberts that make for easier grasping. The loops also mean these pliers won’t roll over the side of the boat.
Chaheati – Travel Heated Seat Cover
There’s nothing quite like waking up at the crack of dawn and heading out to the lake for some early morning fishing, but sometimes that fresh morning air is downright frosty. That’s where the Chaheati Travel Heated Seat Cover comes in handy. This innovative cover turns any seat into a toasty warm one.
CarGo Apron – Full Coverage Cargo Liner
Every fishing trip inevitably involves water and at least a little bit of goo, muck, and, if it’s a really good day, some gore. The CarGo Apron Full Coverage Cargo Liner offers tough, waterproof protection for trunks and cargo areas. It’s easy to install and remove, thanks to a suspension hanging system.
ClimateCase – Insulated Phone Case
From chilly mornings to steamy-hot afternoons, it’s important to protect your phone from extreme temperatures when you’re out fishing. The ClimateCase Insulated Phone Case is made with neoprene and gel packs that offer eight layers of insulation to keep a phone at an optimal operating temperature.
Fish in the Garden – Small Garden Koi
What’s the next best thing to catching fish? Admiring a trio of ceramic koi that, at first glance, appear to be swimming through the garden. Crafted by artist Tyson Weiss, Fish in the Garden’s Garden Koi stoneware sculptures bring color and fluid-movement to any outdoor scene.
Wingo Belts – Fish Skin Print Webbed Belt
Catch eyes and celebrate nature with Wingo Belts Fish Skin Print Webbed Belt. Made in the U.S. by local artists, these attention-grabbing belts come in popular game fish patterns like brook trout and bonefish, and each has its own built-in bottle opener, too.
Clayton & Crume – Sunglass Strap
The handcrafted leather sunglass strap from Clayton & Crume is Made in Kentucky from supple, full-grain Hoween leather, and it’s guaranteed to last a lifetime. Add a hand-stamped monogram to a create truly personalized gift that helps keep sunglasses firmly in place.
Boozie Bucket Insulated Bucket Cooler
Fishing and beer go together like fish and chips, but what if there’s just no room for a traditional cooler? Enter the Boozie Bucket Insulated Bucket Cooler, an ingenious device that turns a five-gallon bucket into a cooler. Not only does the Boozie keep cans and bottles cool all day, it can also function as a seat and a bait bucket. It’s water-resistant and offers extra storage pockets to hold fishing gear, too.
Liggoo – Convertible LED Work Light
Clip the Liggoo Convertible LED Work Light to a headband, hang it from a hook, pop it onto a torch handle, or clip it to a strap. It’s portable, rechargeable, and comes with a range of accessories so it can be used when and where a little extra light is needed.
Tacky Fly Fishing – Waterproof Silicone Anchoring Fly Box
Keep flies tidy and secure in a waterproof fly box that’s made to block water and moisture from rusting hooks and damaging flies—and it’s breathable to let any trapped moisture escape. A slitted silicone anchoring system securely holds up to 100 flies that are easy to spot through a clear lid.
Oowee – Leather Can Sleeve
Drinking from a can has never felt quite so classy. Made from recycled, domestically tanned leather, this leather can sleeve kicks can drinkin’ up a notch. Choose from a range of iconic embossed images that will stand the test of time. Best of all, the Oowee shop in Asheville partners with the Autism Society of North Carolina to provide employment for those in need of work.
Finding great gifts for fishermen isn’t so hard when you know where to look. These unique gift ideas for fishing lovers are sure to please any angler on your gift list.