We’ve created this awesome list of Fishing Gifts for Men (or even women!) cause there are few hobbies as timeless and ancient as picking up a rod and real, grabbing some bait, and going fishing. These awesome Gifts for People Who Love Fishing will provide you 25 ways to win your man’s heart, so don’t miss this one out!
25 Epic Fishing Gifts for Men
Whether you’re casting your line out in the ocean, bay, local lake, or river – these gifts will have you covered with some of the best gifts for the craft. Novices and experts alike will love these gifts, so whether you’re shopping for yourself or others, you’re sure to find something here. We’ve split this list up into several different categories for your viewing pleasure, fishing gear and fishing related gifts. Let’s get right to it.
Best Fishing Gear
These fishing gift ideas can actually be used to catch some fish!
Anyone who has been fishing for five minutes or longer realizes a few things…the first being how quickly you accumulate fishing gear, and the second – how it needs to be specially contained. There is no way you’re going to carry all the tackle you need in your everyday backpack because it will be smelling like the local pond in about ten seconds. Enter, the awesome fishing backpack with included tackle boxes! Can’t get better than that.
In many people’s imagination, fishing is a lot like Golum does in the third Lord of the Rings movie – all you need is a stick with a string on it, a hook, a worm – and you’re good to go. Not so! This fishing tackle set includes all sorts of little gadgets which will make your day fishing a lot more enjoyable and also more effective.
If you’ve been fishing for a while – or maybe you’re taking the family out for their first fishing trip – you’ve probably found that you need more than one rod to get the job done. This fishing rod case can handle everything you’ll need because it’s got 5 slots for the rods and an adjustable shoulder strap so you won’t throw your back out while carrying little Johnny’s fishing rod to the pond – if he even lets you put your hands on it.
Everyone has a favorite lure – but true fisherman know that you have to use the right lure for the right job – and having a variety of lures helps you be prepared for whatever nook the fish may be hiding that day. This 16-piece set of spinner lures comes in a nice carrying case to keep everything tidy, and let’s be honest – some of them are going to get lost in the water, so 16 is a good number to have.
Now those who like to fish know that you can never have enough scissors or knives around to handle the various problems that come up – and they’re never where they are supposed to be in the tackle box anyway. This multitool has it all! Including a flashlight and measuring tape which fisherman will need when they stay out too late. However – the true best part of this multitool is…the bottle opener.
When night fishing, it can be really difficult to point out to your buddies where you’re trying to throw your hook, or where you just saw a water snake. These gloves make those kinds of issues a piece of cake – you wear them like gloves, and just point where you need light! The flashlight is on the pointer finger and thumb of the hand.
Every fisherman knows the importance of finding the weight of the fish you just caught. Think about it, if you don’t know the weight, how can you possibly gloat until the end of time about how you caught a fish that was twice the weight of everyone else’s? That’s just part of the game of fishing. And It weighs up to 110 pounds, so you’re probably covered unless you’re catching sharks.
This little gadget is pretty amazing – just the fact that something like this is even possible is a great advancement in the fishing world – back in the day, you just had to rely on the fact that Old Man Paulie told you there was fish over yonder, taking his word for it. This thing scans to a depth of up to 260 feet – and let’s you know what’s going on down there.
Fisherman can be out in the sun for a long time! And this can create some serious farmers tans – not to mention be pretty uncomfortable. This hat gives a guy full shade, even on his neck – so that he can stay out doing what he loves for longer. Keep in mind, the sun can be dangerous! In case your guy is in hunting country and doesn’t want the army green color hat, there’s a ton more choices as well.
Again, protection from the sun is a big deal when fishing but not just for comfort or cosmetic reasons. When wearing sunglasses, it’s also much easier to see around the glare that will come up on the surface of the water, preventing you from seeing the huge bass that is lurking right under the surface. These glasses (which come in camo) are perfect for fisherman.
This tool is absolutely amazing. It will tie fishing notes for you, so if your hands are freezing cold, or not quite as nimble as they used to be, you can still get perfect knots for your looks. There’s two of these, so you can keep one in your fishing vest and another in the tackle box. One rule though, if it’s the kids first time fishing – they have to tie their own knots! It’s just tradition.
This gift is good not only for fisherman but even for campers or anyone spending a lot of time outdoors! The base of the chair has an insulated compartment for keeping food (or fish) cold. It’s an appropriate camo color and can convert into a backpack so you can carry it right to where you need it with no back pain!
This is a must have – every fisherman worth his salt has a fishing vest, it’s just part of the culture! There’s plenty of zippered and Velcro pockets in here to carry all the gear he will need, and the mesh body of the vest is super breathable. And, it comes in multiple colors so you can get one that fits his unique style. Just because you’re gone fishing doesn’t mean you don’t look good, ya know?
This is another one of those technically awesome gifts that will help novice fisherman get a better handle on the sport before they get discouraged. Or, if you have multiple lines going at once, you can’t have your hands on every one – these gadgets will let you know when a fish bites so you don’t have to keep quite as close an eye on it.
This camera can be really helpful if you’re trying to get a better idea of where Moby Dick is hiding – and it’s all waterproof so you can trust it’s built for the job. It’s got a substantially large screen, can run for hours so you won’t have to worry about charging it while you’re out. The fish don’t stand a chance.
This is an interesting find – these treble hooks can actually be used to go fishing, although I doubt, you’ll want your hubby to use them that way when you do give them to him. The spinner portion of the hook says, “you have my heart hook, line, and sinker” and also “you are my greatest catch” – so they’re pretty cheesy, but if that’s what you’re looking for look no further!
These boxers are perfect for the true fisherman or just a guy who likes to be silly. The butt side of the boxers have a giant bass on them, and illustrated on is the phrase “Do these shorts make my bass look big?” I mean, they may not be the most classy boxers of all time, but honestly, who cares?
Fisherman can be witty people. You spend all that time sitting and waiting for a bite, you need a way to make the time pass, and thinking of shirt styles like this is one of those ways. It has an image of a man casting on it, and says “Can’t work today, my arm is in a cast.” I mean come on, that’s gold. The color scheme is blue fabric and yellow lettering, which looks great.
A guy can’t go fishing every day – but if you’re looking for a great fishing idea but he’s super particular about his actual fishing gear – you can get him a pair of socks! It has stitched pictures of jigs on it, and the top cuff of the sock says, “I’d rather be fishing.” Who wouldn’t?
You can’t always be out on the lake fishing – and sometimes things take longer on the toilet than you would really like them too – for those cases, it’s great to have this toilet fishing game! You (or your loved one, we know it’s not you!) can play the game trying to catch fish while you’re doing your other business.
This mug has a great homely shape, the base is a bit wider than the top. It’s also made of a hardy ceramic material – and has the phrase on it “I love it when my wife lets me go fishing” which is pretty hilarious considering it’s true. Anyway, you’ve got to have some coffee before going out for that morning fishing session, right? Why not do it with this mug.
This wooden fishing box is perfect for a man cave or just hanging around the house – you can use it to store whatever, it’s got the look of a really old wooden box – and has a metal clasp to close. On top of the box, there’s a fishing rod, net, and fish. The style of the box really looks like something that should be somewhere at a beach town or in a pirate ship.
Every fisherman needs a flask – even if he’s dead sober. It’s just part of the whole package. This flask says gone fishing on it and comes with two shot glasses and a funnel. But let’s be honest, when you’re out fishing, you’re going to drink directly from the flask aren’t you? It’s OK, nobody will be watching.
This is a really cool personalized gift for a friend or loved one, and when it comes to fishing gifts for men, this is one of the most unique. It will spell out a guy’s name using only images related to fishing. And, the images won’t repeat if he has the same letters in his name a few times! Let’s just hope his name isn’t Mississippi.
This multitool is great for all outdoorsman to have, or if you’re looking for great fishing gifts for men it works as well – it’s got a fire starter, compass, whistle, and a whole bunch of paracord on it so you can have a lot of the essentials if you get in trouble while you’re out fishing. It never hurts to be prepared.
So, there it is! Fishing is a great hobby and if you’re looking for fishing gift ideas for him, look no further! You might also consider checking out our article on outdoorsman gifts to complete his gift package if you’re still curious about other gadgets and gear for use outdoors.
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