Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Fishermen

Fathers Day Gift Ideas For Fisherman

Well its been another year already and its time to come up with another great gift for dear old Dad.  Instead of aftershave or more slippers and coffee cups, how about giving Dad something from our Father’s Day Gift Guide for fishermen.

Here at BD, we have some Dads and this would be what we want this year!  (Dad’s, here is a great list to give them when they ask!)

These are tried and true items that will make his fishing adventures more comfortable, keep his fish fresher, his hooks sharper, his sandwich drier and his FISH BIGGER!

How could Dad not love it!

In no particular order, Dad would like one of each please.

Costa Sunglasses

See more fish underwater and protect Dad’s eyes all in one swoop.  Costa is featuring the Fantail frame in a wide variety of lens and frame colors.  Of course any of Costa’s glasses will be a huge hit with Dad.

gift guideAFTCO Performance Apparel

Dad can always use more performance gear built by AFTCO to keep him comfortable.  Cooler, warmer or drier, whatever the conditions dish out, AFTCO has performance apparel built for fishermen and made to last.  Take the Samurai Long Sleeve Sun Protection Hoodie for example.  “I love them to keep the sun and bugs off. I even wear it snorkeling!”, says Capt. Scott Goodwin.gift guide

BoatUS Memberships

BoatUS towing

BoatUS Memberships make a great gift for Dad’s special day and all of the rest of them too.  It is highly likely at some point that Dad could be in need of assistance and BoatUS members can take comfort in knowing that someone who is fully capable of assisting them has their back 24/7/365. The other big plus is the fact that this “boater’s safety net” is incredibly affordable making it the perfect gift to make sure Dad gets back home.

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Nomad Design Lures

It about time your Dad had some lures as tough and strong as he is; able to catch his giant fish time and time again.  No really, Nomad lures were created to withstand constant and extreme punishment from the biggest bruisers living in the Great Barrier Reef.  Now Nomad has designed lures for all types of fishing but with the same attention to fine tuning and incredible durability.  Even if Dad’s fish aren’t that tough, what man doesn’t want a lure named “Chug Norris“.  SOLD!

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SeaDek Helm PadYou know how Dads love their boats.  Now you can make him love it more (and You too!) by rigging his boat with SeaDek pads and/or accessories.  You can go all out and have his boat custom fitted or get him a personalized cooler or helm pad from SeaDek’s line of accessories.  It is a game changer for your boat!

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Shimano Stella

Give Dad a gift he will never forget, Shimano‘s newest version of the Stella spinning reels will give your Dad the edge in catching his next “personal best” fish.  The incredibly smooth and durable Stella series offers several new sizes as well as the latest cutting edge upgrades from Shimano’s incredible fishing technology.

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Casa Vieja Lodge Fishing Trip

offshore fishingNot 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.

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SubSafe – Sandwich Protection

Dad’s everywhere will think of you fondly every time they pull their sub from the sloshing cooler water to find it perfectly dry.  The SubSafe was invented prevent that sinking feeling of finding one’s only lunch a dripping mess. On a boat, in the sand, tailgating, camping, hunting, picnics, NASCAR races, even in the break room.
SubSafe can go with you anywhere! A simple yet superb gift for Dad.

gift guideHook & Tackle Straw Hat Collection

All Dad’s will have it made in the shade with Hook & Tackle‘s new collection of Fishing Straw Hats.  This natural, hi-quality straw hat offers the most in sun protection. It features a front patch, printed under brim and visor and an adjustable chin strap. It also features a unique stretch headband with anti-microbial prohibiting bacterial growth and unpleasant odors. It is now available in many designs from in sizes M/L and L/XL.

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Phenix Redeye Travel Rods

Give Dad the ability to travel somewhere exciting and still be able to fish with high-quality fishing gear.  The Phenix Redeye Series of travel rods makes that a simple task.  The Redeye series is a multi-piece travel rod that is capable of bending uniformly, with the action and power of a one piece blank. Phenix has designed the Redeye series to alleviate the issues of most travel rods on the market that have flat spots in the bend, power changes, and/or action changes from piece-to-piece. All rods in the Redeye saltwater series feature 40-ton graphite construction, SiC Guides, Alps aluminum reel seats, and attractive black with grey rim EVA grips. Each rod comes with a beautiful felt-lined hard case to protect your investment while traveling abroad.  The Phenix Redeye Series includes freshwater, saltwater and trout & fly rods so that no matter where Dad is going, he can take his quality Phenix Rods with him.

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Mustad Fish Bags

Dad probably has his favorite Mustad Hooks in his tackle box and he can always use more of those, but what Dad also needs is Mustad’s new insulated Fish Bag to keep his catch fresh.  The new insulated, waterproof fish bag is designed to hold ice for days and collapse for storage. Keeps fish fresh and takes less space on the boat. Made with outside PVC leather and inside 500D PVC tarpaulin, this durable fish bag would make the perfect gift for those fishing Dads.

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Winn Rod Grip Overwrap

Winn, experts in grip technology in all sports, has turned their attention to helping fishermen get a better grip.  Winn’s Overwrap grip material will allow Dad to renew his old rod grips or customize the look of his fishing arsenal.  These durable Overwraps come in a wide variety of durable colors and textures and are easy to apply.  Dad will thank you big time.

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Okuma Tesoro Star Drag Reel

Dad would love to be the first person on the block to be sporting the new Tesoro Star Drag Reel.  You can make that happen.  Okuma has just released it and it is going to be all the rage.  Okuma TESORO star drag reels feature alumilite frame construction provides more precise tolerances for precision gear alignment, maximum castability and ultimate durability, the mechanical stabilizing system let the reels stay in precise alignment, strong, stable and smooth.

gift guideYo-Zuri Lures

Yo-Zuri lures are used all over the world to catch just about everything that swims with one version or another.  That means that no matter what kind of fishing your Dad enjoys, there will be a Yo-Zuri lure made just for him.  Yo-Zuri also makes TopKnot Fluorocarbon Leader and Superbraid Line to round out Dad’s gift from you.

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Grundens Deck-Boss Boots

Grundens products have probably kept your Dad warm or dry before, but now they can give his feet superior traction while keeping his fatherly-soles dry.  The new Deck-Boss Boots offer Dad all-day comfort, high performance fit, superior traction, and features that every fisherman who has spent long days in boots will appreciate.  These boots make the perfect gift and all you need to know is what size (check the garage).

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Baja Adventure Co. Fishing Trip

All gifts are nice, but sometimes making memories with friends and family is the best gift a Dad could get.  Making incredible memories is what the Baja Adventure Co. does best and they can customize the best vacation for your Dad, no matter what he likes to do.  BACo. takes pride in creating and guiding you through the “perfect vacation” process and can map out and make happen the perfect Baja vacation.  Pict from an incredible variety of adventures and fishing to give Dad the perfect custom trip.

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Plano Z-Series Tackle Bags

Your Dad has a lot of time and money invested in his tackle collection.  Keeping it safe and protected, yet easily accessible is the trick and Plano has developed the Z-Series Tackle Bags to solve this age-old necessity.  The new series of zipperless tackle bags offer ease of access to Plano’s already proven Stowaway storage boxes.  With a waterproof base and plenty of mesh pockets, the Z-Series is just waiting to be Dad’s new favorite tackle bag.

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Seaguar Premiere Fluorocarbon Leader

We all want to give Dad the best money can buy and if fishing is his “thing”, then Seaguar Premiere fluorocarbon leader is the best leader material you can give him.  Built to be just as tough and abrasion resistant, but Seaguar Premiere is smaller in diameter than standard fluorocarbon lines, is softer and boasts 42% better knot strength.  They offer Premiere fluorocarbon from 12# to 200#, so no matter what kind of fishing your Dad does, there is a Seaguar Premiere for him.

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Gamakatsu Tuna Hooks

Looking like another great year for tuna of all sizes so make sure Dad has the best hooks for the upcoming season.  Check out the Top Tuna Hooks article by Stan Vanderburg to see which Gamakatsu hooks will work best for Dad.

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No matter what you pick from our Father’s Day Gift Idea list, you will make Dad happy because they are all tried and true products and brands that are sure to catch a fish almost as big as Dad’s smile!