17 Fantastic Fishing Fan Gifts
Do you have a fisherman, fisherwoman or fishing fan on your gift list? If so, below is a Fishing Fan Gift Guide filled with gifts they are sure to love.
I am not one to get generic gifts for people, I love to get something that will be special to them. So when I know someone’s hobby or favorite past-time, I love to get a gift that they are sure to love.
Now I use to know absolutely nothing about fishing. However, that all changed when I married a man whose favorite past-time was fishing. Now we love to go fishing every chance we get. This list has been created from years of experience. Not only from fishing with my husband, but also with many of our fishing friends in mind.
Let’s get this out of the way first. Yes, every fishing fan would love for you to give them a boat. But we are not putting a boat on this list.
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Fishing Safety First
It’s essential that all fishing fans, young and old, are safe while out on the water. You can’t do much better than an inflatable life jacket like this one. It can be made to inflate manually or automatically inflates when you land in the water. Fishing is fun, so let’s be safe while we are catching those fish!
And just in case your fishing fan is a child, here’s a life jacket for them also.
Fishing Tools for Fishing Fans
Fishing Vest -Avid fishing fans love a handy dandy place to keep their most used fishing supplies. This awesome fishing vest is an awesome one that every fisherman would love to own.
Landing Net -A landing net like this one is a great gift for an avid fisherman. It’s super strong and is a great tool for getting hold of that fish when it gets near the boat.
Fish Grabber -This fish grabber is a superb tool for the fisherman and fisherwoman. We love this stainless steel version. It holds up well and holds the fish securely while the hook is being removed. It also is great for holding the fish for the “I caught this huge fish” picture. Every fishing fan wants a picture of their big fish!
Tackle Bag – Fishing fans love, love, love tackle. They cannot have enough. Having a great tackle bag like this one is an essential for all fishermen and fisherwomen. It’s a great place to keep their tackle organized and readily available. This is true whether they fish from land or from a boat.
Protection from Sun and Water for all Fishing Fans
Sun Hat – Who doesn’t love some sunshine? A little can be a great thing, but too much, especially when you are near the water, is not a good thing. It’s essential to protect your skin when near the water. This breathable summer sun cap provides UV protection. It’s a wonderful gift to protect fans faces, ears, nose and neck when out in the sun.
Sun Shirt – And speaking of skin protection, fishing fans need to protect their arms from too much sun also. This long-sleeve shirt is lightweight and quick-dry cooling with UPF 50+. I won’t go out on the water without a sun protection shirt like this one.
Water Shoes -Another great item to have when fishing are some water shoes. Some water shoes leave a lot to be desired, but these water shoes are really nice. They are comfortable even if you are just walking around on land in them.
Waterproof Pouch -Strange things can happen while fishing – like the crab that got caught and is running around the boat, or the big fish that you forgot to hold with the fishing pliers is jumping and rolling around on the boat, or someone trips over the cooler. Anyway, it’s great for a fishing fan to have a waterproof pouch to keep their phone, wallet and keys in – just in case! All fishing fans need one of these. Even if you’re fishing from shore – accidents happen, so this is a great gift. BTW, this is a super essential item if you are fishing from a kayak or a canoe.
The Ultimate Gift for the Fishing Fan
Fish Finder – If you are in the market to purchase a really nice gift – then this is it! If your fishing friend has a boat, then you can be sure that they want a fish finder. There are a lot to choose from. We really like this one. It is easy to set up and use. It helps identify not only where the fish are, but also depth of water, the path you took to get to your current location, etc. There are a lot more benefits than these.
Fishing Rods and Reels and Storage
Fishing Rod for adults – No fisherman or fisherwoman can ever have too many fishing reels and rods. This fishing reel and rod combo is a good one.
Fishing Rod for children – And let’s not forget to add a fishing rod and reel for youngsters. This telescopic fishing rod and reel combo is a superb one that every child would love.
Fishing Rod Holder – If your favorite fishing fan has a ton of fishing rods then they would appreciate a place to keep those rods organized. We love this round fishing rod floor rack. It holds up to 24 fishing rods and takes up very little space.
Fishing Rod Belt Ties – We don’t have this item yet, but these fishing rod belt ties are on my list to get very soon. They will come in so handy for those times when we aren’t sure we are going to be fishing, but there is a chance we might be near a creek… we like to be prepared and have our rods and reels with us. These ties keep everything snug and make it easy to take our our fishing rods along.
One Final Fishing Fan Favorite Gift
Cleaning Table – When all of that fishing is done, most fishermen and fisherwomen, like to clean their own fish. To be honest, I still don’t clean fish – my husband graciously does that for us. For the fish cleaner, it’s wonderful to have the perfect tool to get the job done quickly and easily (including easy cleanup). This outdoor washing table and sink is an excellent gift for your real fishing fan.
I hope you’ve been able to find the perfect gift from this Fishing Fan Gift Guide. I’ve had a lot of fun creating this gift guide. All of these items have been on my husband’s (or mine) fishing wish list through the years, so I am confident they will be a gift that your fishing fan will love to own as well. Happy shopping!
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Michele Cook says
I love water shoes. They are the best for creek fishing!
Pam Collins says
Yes. They are awesome.
Great ideas! I am always clueless about men’s gifts. Thanks for sharing!
Pam Collins says
It does make it easier if we know what their hobbies are.
This is such an awesome gift guide for anyone who loves fishing! Thanks for being so in-depth with your ideas!
Pam Collins says
I am so glad you enjoyed reading about the fishing fan ideas.