Your Favorite Fisher Will Fall for These Gifts Hook, Line, and Sinker

Our Guide to Shopping Gifts for Fishermen (and Women!)

Let’s face it: fishing isn’t for everyone. It requires a lot of patience—and a lot of worm-touching. If you’re not a fisher, but you’re shopping for someone who is, check out these gift-suggestions. Not sure what the fisherman in your life already has? Not to worry. You can send a gift card on Gift Card Granny to many of the retailers listed in this guide. Here are some of the best products from the top fishing suppliers, like Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bass Pro, and more!

Compact Bait Container
Keeps Bait Fresh Without Added Bulk

Vendor: Cabela’s 
Price: $10.49

Using an insulated foam insert and a ventilated twist-lock top, this bait container keeps bait at the right temperature. Its rope handle makes it easy to carry or hang nearby. And the compact size is great for storage!

Field and Stream Men's Evershade Boonie Hat
Shade Even When There Isn’t a Cloud in Sight

Vendor: Dick’s Sporting Goods
Price: $24.99

Nothing ruins a good fishing trip like sunburn. This Boonie hat has UPF 30+ sun protection and is water-repellent, so it’ll survive any splashing (and sweat!). Though available in both grey and khaki, the hat has a dark under brim to reduce glare. Plus, it’s foldable for convenient packing.

Mesh Fly Fishing Vest
Lightweight with 10 Pockets

Vendor: Bass Pro Shops
Price: $29.97

When you’re out all day in the sun, the last thing you want is more clothes—but this fly fishing vest is made with mesh, keeping it cool and lightweight. It also has a built-in rod holder and a flip-down fly holder pocket for optimal continued ease.

Tackle Box and 30-Piece Set of Fishing Lures
Featuring Stainless Steel Treble Hooks

Vendor: Walmart 
Price: $22.99

Bait is one of the most important parts of fishing. This tackle box and set of fishing lures from Walmart has 30 pieces. The lures are brightly colored to attract fish and have 3D eyes to make them look as real as possible. Each lure comes with two treble hooks, and the box includes 12 removable dividers.

Sun Gloves
These Warm Weather Gloves Protect Hands Without Making Them Greasy

Vendor: Patagonia
Price: $29

Patagonia has answered the prayers of fishers everywhere with their warm-weather fishing gloves. No more having to choose between sunburned hands or slippery palms! These fingerless sun gloves are light, durable, and made with eco-friendly spandex and polyester fabric.

Angler’s Polo Shirt
A Quality Polo Shirt with a Small Embroidered Fish

Vendor: Orvis
Price: $59

The Angler’s Polo by Orvis is a customer favorite, and it’s easy to see why. These short-sleeved, collared shirts are made with soft fabric and embroidered with a fish emblem over the left chest. Just like there’s a variety of color options, there are multiple species of saltwater fish to choose from: trout, striper, tarpon, bonefish, redfish, permit, or snook.

Tool Combo Pack
An Easy Storage and Low Maintenance Organizer

Vendor: Sportsman’s Warehouse
Price: $29.99

Rapala knows you can’t go fishing without the proper tools, but they also know how hard it is to keep track of the things you need. This combo pack of fishing tools accommodates both factors. It includes a side cutter, a pair of super line scissors, and fishing pliers—plus, a magnetic holder.

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