Best Fishing Gifts

Buying a birthday present or other special gift for your buddy is already challenging enough. You’ve been on several fishing trips and you know that he or she already has everything a serious angler could possibly need in a lifetime. We’ve been there. Finding the right gift can really be an adventure, so we searched the market for some of the most unique and affordable gifts for that next special occasion. This guide will give you some great ideas and will keep you on your friend’s roster of serious fishing buddies. You may even find something for yourself.

Ready 2 Fish Tackle Bag

Ready 2 Fish Tackle Bag

This multi-purpose storage bag was made for serious anglers. Fishing equipment can be very expensive, and we know how much your friend will appreciate the added protection. This well-constructed tackle bag can replace or complement your buddy’s existing tackle box. Ready 2 Fish branded tackle boxes slide right into the fitted compartments of the bag for easier transport. A comfortable and adjustable padded shoulder strap makes the load much easier to manage.

This bag has plenty of space and an infinite number of pockets and compartments to store everything from hooks and lures to gloves, electronics and extra clothing. Also, the waterproof and weather-resistant materials ensure all of his or her equipment and bait are kept dry, even in the worst of conditions.

For the adventurous anglers, there’s even a place to include a treasure map or some other sort of map.

Whether your buddy is going to use this for fishing or for another hobby, the Ready 2 Fish Tackle Bag is a perfect fit. The bag also has fantastic reviews.

Outdoor Edge Game Processor 12 Piece Portable Butcher Kit

Outdoor Edge Game Processor Butcher Kit

What angler doesn’t need a great set of knives when he is going fishing? Pardon the pun, but this is one sharp set of knives. Whether your friend will use them to cut the line for those catch-and-release trips, or to fillet and scale the catch of the day, the Outdoor Edge Knives will fit the bill. These knives are equally useful when camping or hunting to prepare food or dress a deer.

We all know how slimy knives can get when handling them. With rubberized and slip-resistant Kraton handles, you can maintain a firm grip even in the most slippery conditions. Each blade in this 12-piece set is made from the toughest, high carbon 420-stainless steel for the ultimate durability. This set includes a butcher, boning/fillet, skinner and caper knives as well as a Tungsten-Carbide V-sharpener, carving fork, wood-bone saw, game shears, cutting board, ribcage spreader and a pair of latex gloves. The included hard-shelled carrying case makes it easy and safe for travel. While the superior performance knives are rugged, they are also lightweight and won’t add too much to the rest of the gear.

Born to Fish Coffee Mug

Born to Fish Coffee Mug

We know that sometimes it takes a cup of coffee or two to really wake up, and this hand-painted ceramic mug is just the ticket. Your friend will appreciate the wit and design of the Born to Fish Coffee Mug. For those frustrating days on the water when nothing seems to be biting, the hefty mug features a fisherman’s version of the serenity prayer. This dishwasher and microwave safe piece of glassware holds up to 18 ounces of your favorite coffee, cider or hot chocolate. The mug could even be used to warm up some soup.

Learning Resources Pretend and Play Fishing Set

Learning Resources Pretend and Play Fishing Set

If you are looking for a great gag gift or if your buddy has a little fisherman in his family, then the Pretend and Play Fishing Set is the perfect present to hook them early. With a rod complete with a reel, the little one can pull in one of three magnetic toy fish included in the set. To complete the look of an authentic angler, the nylon and canvas vest will make him look just like his father.


No matter what milestone or special day your friend is celebrating, the gifts listed here should spark some creative ideas for you to consider. You can’t go wrong with any of these gifts.