Christmas is here and we all have that one person in our life that seems to have everything, is a little or a lot outdoorsy, and gets a generic gift card every year from you. Spice it up this year with a fly fishing gift that they’ll actually like! These three companies we personally use have some great gift ideas for every budget.
We recommend the new Ergo Micro Tip Arrow Point Scissors or the Ergo Micro Tip All Purpose Scissors which come with enlarged ergonomic handles for a comfortable grip in any hand. They are hand-tuned in the USA to give precision priority, and the surgical quality stainless steel will last while keeping the cutting blades extra sharp. Choose the Arrow Point Scissors for perfect precision and the All Purpose Scissors for versatility. Available now for a retail price of $17.95 and $18.95, respectively.
If you need gift ideas and something that conventional anglers could use look at these three:
A nipper and beer bottle opener combined in one perfect tool. The Nip n Sip 2.0 now includes a heavy duty lanyard keeping your indispensable tools even closer. The nippers are comprised of removable stainless steel cutting jaws capable of cutting even the heaviest line. Grated pads for grip, an eye cleaning needle and, of course, a bottle opener. $35
If you have a little more money to spend you should check out the VICE Outfit from Redington. The VICE is a classically styled, fast-action rod range designed to be accessible to all anglers. The multi-modulus carbon fiber blanks offer increased levels of recovery for casting with greater accuracy and control to create a fly rod that anglers can’t resist. A wide range of specialty sizes for unique applications will not only feed a fishing habit, but may just transform it into a VICE. $300
For the aspiring young anglers on your list, check out the Minnow Outfit with rod, reel spooled with line and leader and a case for just $149.99. The all new MINNOW rod was designed and tuned to meet the needs of younger anglers, with its shorter rod length and a medium action that allows for easy casting and enjoyable days on the water.
Or maybe you need gift ideas that also double as your blowing your Christmas bonus on your favorite angler!
From Sage, the FOUNDATION Outfit is an incredibly made rod right in the U.S.A. and is paired with the durable, reliable 2200 reel spooled with RIO’s Gold fly line. Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and effortless control. It’s the very foundation of what defines a Sage rod – Performance – taking your game to another level. Whether you are a guide on the Madison or exploring your backyard waters, the FOUNDATION series delivers the signature Sage feel. For over 35 years we’ve built performance rods one at a time on Bainbridge Island, WA. The same 27 sets of skilled hands that craft all Sage rods construct the FOUNDATION. $550
And then of course we have more practical gift ideas for that brother-in-law or sister-in-law.
A lifelong Texan, Chris Payne has been an outdoor enthusiast his entire life and has spent the last 15 years fishing mainly from a kayak. He is known for his thorough and helpful reviews as well as how to articles for nearly everything kayak fishing related. If you have questions or comments, you can leave them on this post or email Chris at: firstname.lastname@example.org