Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

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June 19th is Father’s Day and I know Dad has been hard working all year.  We thought one of these nice gift ideas would be a great way to surprise the Dad in your life.

Some are simple, some are big, but each one will let Dad know how much you care.


aftco fishingOur friends at AFTCO make such a wide variety of products that would make Dad thrilled.  From fishing tackle and accessories to hi-tech performance apparel or his new favorite fishing t-shirt. Check out just a few of AFTCO‘s new offerings.



shimano-400x99Is your Dad itching to catch a tuna on a popper?  Maybe a rooster or cubera snapper?  The new Shimano Pop Orca is the hottest lure going.  New built in water jet and bubble chambers make this lure the most stable lure while making a huge, fish-attracting commotion.  The Pop Orca comes in two sizes and a wide variety of colors.



penn reelsPut a Penn Clash in Dad’s hard-working hands and see that good ole smile that you know and love.  He will be fired up to test out the latest offering from Penn, the Clash spinning reel.  Penn has culminated its technology into this durable, yet affordable spinner.


Buy-NowCasa Vieja Lodge

casa viejaNot all gifts can be wrapped, but this one is hard to beat.  Take Dad on the fishing adventure of a lifetime with the five-star crew of Casa Vieja Lodge.  First class accommodations and a world-class fleet of boats will make Dad’s trip the best. Guatemala is home to some of the best billfishing in the world and Casa Vieja Lodge is your ticket to enjoying it all.


Xtratuf Boots

logo_xtratuf_lrgRain or shine the new ankle boots from Xtratuf will keep Dad’s feet dry and comfortable.  Better yet the gripping sole of these tried and true boots will keep Dad in the boat.  This is a great gift for any Dad that loves the water.



Costa Sunglasses

costa glassesHelp Dad to “see what’s out there” with a new stylish pair of Costa sunglasses.  Costa has led the charge for the best functioning, fitting and looking glasses in the sport.  Cut the glare off the water and protect Dad’s eyes from UV radiation.  Just in case your Dad is experienced and wise, they come in prescription too.  Just saying!



logoWhat better gift for Dad than to make sure the “big one” doesn’t get away.

Penn ClashSpiderwire‘s new Blue Camo braided line is the tool for the job and will help Dad cast further, jig harder and just plain catch more fish.


Cuda Brand Tools

logoEveryone knows that the key to the job is having the right tools. Doesn’t your Dad deserve the right tools for fishing?  Cuda Brand tools are designed for function and value.  They have a tool for every job, so get your Dad equipped on his special day.



mustad logoLooking for that universal gift?  One that works no matter where Dad might be fishing.  The Mustad Elite Series jig heads are designed for strength and sharpness.  Jigs will work for almost any fish on the planet and Mustad Elite jig heads are the business end of the deal.  Get Dad an assortment today and he will be continually grateful.



okumaHas Dad been hinting about an upgrade for his selection fishing reels?  Check out the offerings from Okuma for a reel designed specifically for the many different fisheries around the world.  You will find great values, like the new Metaloid lever-drag reels. These light-weight yet bullet-proof reels will help you fight the fish and not your tackle.


Sauerfish Charters

fishing charterIf your Dad lives in Southern California, he would know that a trip on the charter boat Sauerfish can be an awesome fishing experience. Personalized fishing that the sportboats can’t offer are your’s to enjoy when you take a trip with the experienced crew from Sauerfish Charters.


Phenix Rods

dad's guideAll Dads will appreciate the feel of a state of the art fishing rod in his hand.  Many don’t realize the difference in feel and function that a quality-made rod can offer.  Phenix Rods specialize in rods built for all types of fishing.  They offer that custom rod feel and a build that will last.  Get Dad one of the best, Phenix Rods.



gift guideEvery fisherman knows its all about information.  Help Dad make the most of his time off and save a whole bunch of fuel money by giving him a year’s worth of FishDope, the gift of knowledge. FishDope is a one-stop site with real-time fishing information, spotter plane reports, and proprietary satellite charts to help send you right to the most recent bite.  You can pay for a years subscription in fuel savings on the first trip.  You can’t afford not to give Dad FishDope.



navionics logoThe gift of Navionics will help Dad in two very important ways. Navionics charts and upgrades will help Dad find fish and nothing is more important to him except his family.  That is part two, Navionics charts make sure Dad makes it home and that is the best gift for everyone.  Check out the many ways Navionics will be the gift that keeps on giving.

Navionics and BD Outdoors have also teamed up to offer local fishing charts with actual GPS numbers.  You can give them to Dad, but don’t tell him they’re free.


Xtaero Boats

Xtaero boatsI told you some of the gifts were big.  Xtaero Boats are building some of the highest quality, best riding aluminum boats on the market.  They build semi-custom boats to make one just for your Dad, since no two dads are alike.  If your Dad is in the market to upgrade his craft, maybe the best gift will be telling him about Xtaero Boats.


Happy Father’s Day from the BD crew!!