Does Dad consider himself to be a master angler? Make his next fishing trip even better with the best fishing gifts this Father’s Day.
1. Bassdash UPF 50+ Sun Fishing Hat with Detachable Neck Flap
Fishing is all about patience, but the sun can be brutal. So while Dad is waiting for the fish to bite, he needs sun protection, and this Bassdash fishing hat is perfect for keeping his face shaded.
With a wide brim and detectable neck flap, this outdoors hat provides excellent sun protection. The breathable mesh sides make it comfortable for all-day wear. There is even a drawstring for adjustable sizing and a locking chin strap for windy days. With more than a dozen color choices, it’s the perfect Father’s Day gift for any dad.
2. Waterproof Lightweight Fishing Waders with Boots
Keep Dad dry on your Father’s Day fishing trip with these lightweight waders with boots. These Amazon bestselling waders are made from durable 70D nylon and PVC with reinforced seams. An easy-on buckle and adjustable belt make them simple to slip into, and the nonslip rubber boots provide traction on slippery surfaces. Great for fly fishing, they make angling a whole lot more comfortable.
3. Garmin Striker 4 3.5″ GPS Fishfinder
A fisherman’s gift that’s hard to beat, the Garmin Stricker 4 is a GPS-enabled fishfinder that makes the hunt for fish far more high-tech. Using Clear Vu scanning sonar, the Striker 4 can show Dad what’s below the surface, including fish.
Chirp sonar then sends a continuous sweep of frequencies to better target separation and fish arches. It also uses a Waypoint map for easier backwoods navigation. This is an especially great gift for dads that love ice fishing.
4. Durable Canvas Fishing Rod and Reel Organizer Bag
Instead of more fishing gear this Father’s Day, consider a gift idea that will make it easier to carry what Dad already has. This fishing rod carrying case holds up to five poles, tackle, lures, and other fishing gear, so it’s great for weekend fishing trips with his buddies or family. An adjustable shoulder strap makes it easy to carry, and the heavy-duty polyester ensures that this bag is durable enough for rough adventures.
5. Folding Stool Insulated Cooler Backpack
Is Dad’s old cooler looking a little worse for wear these days? Then this folding stool cooler would make the perfect gift this Father’s Day. This portable travel cooler has a collapsible frame that packs up neatly and backpack straps for easy carrying.
It keeps drinks ice cold, but it’s also a compact chair that’s great for waiting for the fish to bite. Great for hiking and fishing trips, camping, hunting, and any other activity where Dad needs a chair and a cooler, it makes the best Father’s Day gift for outdoorsy guys.
6. Floating Fishing Net for Easy Catch and Release
A good fishing net can make the difference between a good day of fishing and a bad one, so get Dad the only one he will ever need. Designed with wade fishermen in mind, this floating fishing net has foam padding around the hoop, so he doesn’t have to worry about losing it.
It’s also lightweight and foldable for easy use and storage. Odor-free and waterproof, this fishing net is suitable for use in both saltwater and freshwater.
7. Men’s Fishing Dad T-Shirt
This Father’s Day, give your angling dad a T-shirt he will wear proudly. With the phrase “Dad: The man, the myth, the fishing legend” and a fisherman silhouette, this fishing shirt makes a great dad gift. Available in sizes small to 3X and in various colors, there’s a shirt for every fishing dad. The tees are machine washable and have a distressed vintage look.
8. Piscifun Fishing Line Winder Machine
Make winding fun with this innovative fishing line spooler. A must-have for any fishing dad, the Piscifun Speed Line Spooler is great for loading your reel without slips or tangles. Compatible with wide and narrow spools alike, this winder does it all. It’s also lightweight and portable, so Dad can bring it on all of his fishing trips and think of your thoughtfulness every time he uses it.
9. Frogg Toggs Men’s Pro-Lite Waterproof Suit
Nobody wants rain on their fishing day, but even Dad can’t control the weather. This wet weather suit is an Amazon bestseller from the trusted brand Frogg Toggs and makes a great Father’s Day gift idea for dads who love the outdoors.
These Frogg Toggs are waterproof yet breathable for rainy days while fishing, camping, or trekking. Since the rain suit folds up small into an included stuff sack and is lightweight, Dad can bring it along on every trip to have it ready in the event of bad weather. In addition, both the pants and jacket are machine washable.
10. LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
Every dad who ventures into the wild needs a LifeStraw. With clean drinking water being essential to life, this portable water filter ensures that he will still make it home happy and healthy if he runs out of water on his fishing trip.
Using a microfiltration membrane, the LifeStraw can remove waterborne bacteria, including E. coli and salmonella, and waterborne parasites like giardia and cryptosporidium. It’s perfect for Father’s Day, birthday gifts, and even stocking stuffers. Plus, for every LifeStraw sold, the company donates a year of free drinking water to a child in need.
11. Flambeau Outdoors Classic Tackle Box
Get your fishing dad organized before his next day of fishing with a great tackle box. This portable box has 24 multi-depth compartments and a double-sided design for maximum compact fishing gear storage. Measuring 13.25 x 4.75 x 9.5 inches, it’s big enough to hold everything Dad needs, and an integrated carry handle makes it easy to take on the go. Made by Flambeau Outdoors, it’s “Built to fish, built to last.”
12. Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Fishing Reel and Rod Combo
A fisherman can never have too many rods, and Ugly Stiks are a fan favorite for their value. With three ball bearings and a one-way clutch, the Ugly Stik GX2 has a smooth feel. The aluminum spool is double anodized for durability and uses an oversized bail wire.
It’s an all-around good fishing rod with a 6-foot medium spinning combo and two-piece rod construction. So whether Dad uses the Ugly Stiks GX2 as his primary or backup fishing rod, he’s sure to enjoy it.
13. ReelSonar Wireless Bluetooth Smart Fish Finder
For a budget fish finder Dad will love, check out the iBobber from ReelSonar. This fishfinder syncs with iOS or Android to show accurate sonar readings down to 135 feet using patented sonar fish identifying technology.
Additionally, GPS spot tagging allows him to tag his catch location, and he can save everything from water temp to fish species in the free compatible map. It even has social media sharing options so Dad can show off his latest catch. Not to mention, this unique gift looks like a red and white bobber.
14. Fishing Lure and Tackle Box Gift Set
It’s a fishing lure frenzy! In this mini tackle box, Dad will be thrilled to find 300 pieces of fishing bait. From spinner lures to soft worms, there’s something in this gift set to trick every kind of fish.
All of the lures are made from high-quality stainless steel and plastic, so they’re durable enough to be used again and again. Safe for both freshwater and saltwater, this fishing lure set is great for any fishing dad.
15. Dr. Meter Aluminum Fishing Tools and Pliers Set
Every fisherman needs a great pair of pliers. Whether he’s cutting lines, removing hooks, or crimping leads, Dad will use this Father’s Day fishing gift all the time. The pliers are extremely durable, with a tungsten carbide cutter and stainless steel jaws.
Not only that, this set comes with a fish gripper and fish gloves as well. The fish gripper allows him to securely grasp a slippery fish, while the protective fish gloves keep hands safe when handling tools. Everything can be stored using the included fastener lock, coiled lanyard, and nylon sheath.
16. YETI Stainless Steel Rambler 20 oz Travel Mug
Keep Dad happy and caffeinated on his next fishing trip to the backcountry with this bestselling YETI travel mug. An 18/8 double-walled stainless steel design keeps coffee and other hot drinks warm for hours, and cold drinks stay cold even longer.
Despite its convenient handle, this YETI Rambler still fits in car cup holders, so it’s great for on the go. Its stronghold lid uses dual-slider magnets so that it won’t spill, yet it’s easy to twist on and off. This travel mug is also dishwasher safe and comes in nine fun colors.
17. Intex Challenger Kayak Inflatable Set with Aluminum Oars
Be Dad’s favorite child on Father’s Day by giving him this Amazon bestselling inflatable kayak set. Made by Intex, this inflatable kayak is a great value for outdoorsmen and anglers alike. It’s made from heavy-duty, puncture-resistant vinyl and features removable seats, a removable skeg, a cargo net, and a grab line on both ends.
It also comes complete with two 86-inch collapsible paddles, a high-output pump for easy inflation, and a carry bag for storage. An Intex inflatable kayak is a unique gift idea Dad will love, and maybe he will even take you for a spin in it.
18. The Fly Crate Fly Fishing Flies Assortment
There are many different types of anglers out there, but fly fishermen surely have the coolest gear. The Fly Crate is a Colorado-based company with a wide selection of premium flies.
Tested and approved by flyfishers around the country, this assorted gift box has 40 flies in various styles resembling stoneflies, mayflies, caddis, midges, and more that trout love. Each fishing gift box even comes with the latest issue of a fly fishing magazine full of tips and information for expert and novice fly fishers alike.
19. KastKing Stainless Steel Fillet Knife
Fileting fish is much easier with the proper tools. So if you love when Dad brings home his catch for dinner, show your appreciation this Father’s Day with this knife. The KastKing fillet knife is specially designed for professionally filleted fish with a flexible German-made stainless steel blade.
The knife has a non-slip polymer grip, so it’s safe and comfortable to hold. A protective sheath shields the blade and prevents accidents, and this knife is corrosion resistant in both fresh and saltwater so that Dad can take it anywhere.
20. Berkley Trilene Monofilament Fishing Line
Dad can never have too much fishing line, and this Trilene monofilament from Berkely can’t be beaten. Extremely durable, this fishing line has the fighting power for big game fish and is shock resistant with a controlled stretch.
Available in various lengths and breaking strengths, there’s a premium fishing line choice for every fisherman. This fishing line is a great Father’s Day gift on its own, but is even better as an add-on for a themed fishing gift package.
21. Catch Co Mystery Tackle Box
Does Dad love surprises almost as much as he loves fishing? Then this Father’s Day, give him the gift of both with this mystery tackle box from the Catch Co Amazon store. Inside each mystery box is a surprise collection of fishing lures such as hard baits, skirted jigs, and spinnerbaits. Designed specifically for freshwater bass fishing, this gift set includes expert tips and tricks so Dad can catch more fish.
22. Long-Sleeve UPF 50 Dri-Fit Fishing T-Shirt
A good fishing shirt should provide sun protection, be moisture-wicking, and dry quickly, and this long sleeve t-shirt does it all. Made from 100% microfiber, Southern Fin Apparel’s fishing shirts are great for any fishing season and come in seven different fish themes so that you can choose Dad’s favorite.
Pick from largemouth bass, mahi-mahi, mako shark, native fly, redfish, sailfish, and wahoo, or get Dad a few. All of these Dri-Fit fishing shirts are approved by the Skin Cancer Foundation for daily use.
23. Nite Ize DoohicKey FishKey Keychain
Most Dads appreciate a good doohickey, and the FishKey is a multi-tool keychain that any fisherman would love. Not only does it look great on a keyring with its fun fish shape, but it acts as a convenient tool while Dad is out fishing.
This keychain multitool features a serrated edge for cutting fishing line, a bottle opener for a well-deserved beer, and a flathead screwdriver for convenient repairs. The keychain attaches using an S-binder, so it’s easy to pull off his keyring and use it. Dad can even take it on his fishing vacation since it’s TSA-approved!
From fishing gear to fishing-themed gifts, your angling dad will love any of these Father’s Day gift ideas. So next time you’re on a family fishing trip, Dad will get to use his perfect gift.