There is no shortage of gear that fishermen can use. From tackle or clothing, whether it’s to keep them warm or to catch more fish, anglers love to try out new gear.
Pretty much anything at the nearest tackle shop would be a hit under the Christmas tree, but many actual tackle shops are no longer around or miles away in some parts. Here are some hot fishing products that would make great gifts.
Pflueger President Spinning Reel
For fishermen in the know, there is no greater spinning reel than the Pflueger President Limited Edition. This classic and versatile model is one of the most popular reels ever created. You’ll feel the difference with every cast. MSRP $79.99
Backpacker's Rod and Reel Combo
No backpacking trip is complete without fresh caught fish, which makes this Browning Survivalist Rod and Reel Spinning Combo such an important item to have along in your pack. The rod breaks down into five pieces and the reel is small and reliable so that you can have a fishing rod anywhere you go. MSRP $69.99
Orvis Fly Fishing Rods
For the fly fisherman, consider the Helios 2 fly rods by Orvis. These quality fishing rods are lighter and stronger with greater tip impact than its competitors. Fine-tuned tapers make for unrivaled tracking and lifting power. MSRP $795
Field & Stream Digital Fish Scale
If you’re serious about catching big fish, then you should be serious about documenting your catch. With this digital pistol grip fish scale by Field & Stream, you won’t be left out of the record books. MSRP $29.99
Yatra Waterproof Speaker
The Aquatune all-weather Bluetooth speaker by Yatra is a perfect companion for long fishing trips. This device syncs seamlessly with any device. It’s waterproof, shockproof, it floats on water and it sounds great. MSRP $59.99-$79.99
Tiny Pliers by Field & Stream
It’s always a good idea to have a set of small pliers handy to safely remove the hook from a fish’s mouth. This pair light weight plier by Field & Stream are made out of rust-proof aluminum and come with an easy to access case that will be there for you when you need it most. MSRP $29.99
Dexshell Waterproof Socks
When you’re wearing rain boots or just standing along the shoreline, there’s always a chance your feet will get wet. Fear no more with Dexshell’s waterproof socks. Offer comfort and breathability, these socks are a great way to make sure your feet always stay dry. MSRP $39
Work Sharp Knife Sharpener
It is so important when you go to filet a fish that you have a sharp knife in hand. More accidents occur with dull knives than sharp ones. For a great knife sharpening, consider the Work Sharp Guided Sharpening System. Offering age-old techniques with an innovative design that makes it impossible to get wrong. The Work Sharp knife sharpener will have the dullest blades feeling like brand new. MSRP $59.95
The black-and-white floating Rapala that started a legacy. This classic lure remains one of the best lures ever designed. It imitates a minnow as well as anything and can catch fish on even the slowest day. Its all-around attraction makes it effective for northern pike, bass, trout or walleye and can be fished in any type of water throughout the season.
Like the Jitterbug, the Hula Popper is an amazing surface bait. The popping sound made by the hula popper makes it irresistible to big bass. This bait is great for heavy cover and going places other baits cannot, a must for bass anglers. MSRP $6.99
For catching aggressive feeders like walleye a good crankbait is good to have in the tackle box. The Rapala DT series is bound to generate strikes from trophy spot tails.
What’s a fishing drip without ice cold beer? To make sure that your beverage never gets warm, the Yeti Colster offers the most cutting edge technology is beer coziness. $29.99
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