Fishermen can never have enough hooks and lures, but fishing gear involves a lot more than just the stuff that catches fish.

Today’s anglers have a range of cutting-edge equipment to keep them warm and comfortable, their gear organized, and their minds occupied while they wait for that big bite. This Father’s Day consider one of these 10 gifts for fishermen that will be sure to make Dad happy.

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Cabela’s Tackle Bag


Tackle boxes have come a long way since those clunky plastic boxes. this Cabela’s Advanced Anglers Tackle Bag is the perfect organizer for anglers in the field. Made of rugged water-resistant fabric and skid-resistant molded base, these bags will hold up under harsh conditions no problem. MRSP $70

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Simms ProDry GORE-TEX Bib 


Any serious angler has a pair of waders, and this ProDry GORE-TEX Big by Simms is one of the best on the market. Engineered with a rugged, breathable fabric, these waders have a full-length front zipper and adjustable straps to make it easy to slip on and off. MSRP $450

Ecoxgear Rugged Waterproof Smartphone Case

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From the makers of some of the best portable bluetooth speakers comes an iPhone case and speaker that’s perfect for the music loving angler. When you want to pass the time with music while keeping your phone in a waterproof container, the Ecoxgear Rugged Waterproof Ipod and Iphone Case with Built-In Speaker is just the ticket. MSRP $45

Bass Pro Shops Deluxe Fillet Kit

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For a true angler, catching fish is part of the adventure. Knowing how to expertly fillet and prepare your catch is another art altogether. For a great fillet knife kit consider the Bass Pro Shops Deluxe Fillet Kit. It comes with three fillet knives, a protective glove and a knife sharpener in a heavy duty roll-up safety case. MSRP $25

Cabela’s Ultralight Wading Boots

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Along with bib, a good pair of wading boots are essential for safely stepping foot into the shallows. These Ultralight Wading Boots from Cabela’s are an affordable option with top of the line performance. These tough nylon and synthetic boots have durable lug outside that provide ground-gripping traction on slipper rocks. MSRP $64

Casio Smart Outdoor Watch


The Casio Smart Outdoor Watch is specifically designed for the active nature loving adventurer. Great for hiking, running or cycling, the watch is also ideal for fishermen. It provides tide tables, weather conditions and the best times to fish, among other features. And it’s water proof too. MSRP $500

5.11 Tactical Packable Jacket


Whenever an angler is on the water, it’s important to prepare for any condition. You never know what might happen. The 5.11 Tactical Packable Jacket is the perfect precautionary piece of gear you can easily throw in a pack. Available in three colors, it unfolds easily and offers durable wind-resistant comfort. Note: This is not waterproof. MSRP $30

DexShell Waterproof Socks


Sometimes water doesn’t always stay out of your boot. That’s where waterproof socks can save the day. The problem is that waterproof socks are often extremely uncomfortable. But not the Dexshell Waterproof Socks, which offer breath-ability without sweaty feet. MSRP $39

Stearns Inflatable Fishing Vest



Wearing a fishing vest has been a time honored tradition for generations. It’s a great way to keep your gear handy even when you’re wading in the water. Well here’s a fishing vest by Stearns that also serves as a personal flotation device. The Stearns Sospenders Fishing Vest PFD inflates by pulling lanyard connected to a CO2 cartridge or manually inflated if the angler finds himself in over his head. MSRP $200

Minn Kota Trolling Motor


For anglers that spend a lot of time on the lake, a trolling motor is essential to getting into hard to reach areas with ease while continuing to cast your line. For the best trolling motors on the market, Minn Kota has been a trusted favorite. The Terrova model offers an affordable choice with their bow mounted freshwater trolling motor. MSRP $840