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Its hard to know the best fishing gifts to get an angler. There are so many different types and categories to choose from. Especially since so many of us are on tight budgets for birthdays, Christmas, and other holidays. Despite budgets, we always want to get our anglers something they’re going to use and love. So we’ve put together a list of the best fishing gifts under $50.
The Dr. Meter PS01 Electronic Balance Digital Fishing Hanging Hook is a fish scale equipped with a big digital LCD display and the capacity to handle weights of up to 110 pounds, or 50kg. This is big enough for most any fish anglers will encounter in normal, and some extraordinary, fishing encounters. It also comes with a build in 3.3 foot, 1 meter, tape measure. Combining two tools in one, this helps declutter your anglers fishing gear and reduce hassle on the bank, in a kayak, or anywhere else they try to measure their latest catch. It comes with and runs on 2 AAA batteries, so no need to worry about charging the scale every night. Just pop in a new set of batteries on your scale and you are good to go.
When it comes to fishing, nobody knows more than the writers and editors at Field & Stream magazine–unless it’s the local guides, prizewinners, and other experts they interviewed for this book. The Total Fishing Manual is chock full of 317 field-tested tools, techniques and tactics, collected and written by the Field & Stream editors and accompanied by amazing photos and handy illustrations. They cover everything from how to use lures to where to find fish in streams. This book is great for beginning anglers. Your more experience fisherman would likely be looking for something a bit more in depth or useful.
Polarized sun glasses are a requirement for any angler that doesn’t already have them. Polarized sunglasses are great for fishing because they reduce glare off water surfaces and restore true color. These glasses eliminate reflected and scattered light so as to protect your eyes. These glasses are made of a metal frame and composite lens so you can be sure they can handle a few bumps and scratches. Merry’s are great quality glasses. And to prove they’re great fishing sun glasses, Merry’s has offered a 30 day money back guarantee if you aren’t satisfied. These glasses are uni-sex so no need to worry about style, they’re great for anyone.
The BaitTowel is a great tool to take with you wherever you fish. Cutting up bait is just another part of the sport but poor quality towel to wipe your hands clean will gum up your reels or other gear. The microfiber bait towel 6 pack won’t weigh you down, whether you’re in a boat, a kayak, or on shore. These towels are great for cleaning eyewear without streaking as well. The easy to use carabiner clip can attach to your belt or tackle box for easy access.
The JoeYoung company 3D Buff is a great accessory for your fisherman. Buffs have so many uses and are one of the most versatile tools your angler can have. These buffs can function as:
This JoeYoung fishing and hunting buff is pretty cheap at about $10 per buff. It also comes in 32 different styles.
Nothing feels much better than dipping them in the water on a hot day and use them to cool off with. These are great to use when its cold outside, hot outside, to block the sun, or a hundred other reasons. If you don’t have a good fishing buff, make sure to pick one up soon. You’ll never regret it.
Now this is a hat. Cotton. Imported. Hand Washed. The Dorfman-Pacific weathered outback hat comes with a weathered, rugged, broken-in look. This is a bold hat for anyone spending time in the outdoors. It only come in three colors: Brown, Black, and Khaki. Those 3 colors will be all the color you’ll need. Its also a hat that will last, whether you’re fishing in Alaska or on a boat trekking through the amazon river . This hat is great for any season. The hat comes with a chin string though you can easily remove it. If you’re looking for a hat to last and emphasize your rugged good looks, this is the hat for you.
The Columbia sportswear Men’s Bahama II Long sleave shirt is one of the most popular fishing shirts on the market. It comes in 28 different colors. Its made of 100% nylon quick dry fabic with Omn-shade UPF 30 sun protection. This fishing shirt is designed to keep you warm in cool weather and cool in warm weather. The vent in the shirts back and shoulders allow the shirt to breath. The long sleeves and material help to keep the sun from beating down on your skin. Coupled with two big pockets in the front of the shirt, this shirt has everything you could ask for. Plenty of anglers have incorporated this shirt into their normal every-day wardrobe.
The Booms Fish Grippers are high quality stainless steel fish grippers used for anglers of all skill levels to really grab hold of their catch in order to do manipulate the fish. Maybe they need to pull their hook or lure from the fishes mouth, maybe they want to weigh the fish, maybe they want to measure the fish, fish grippers are used to grab the outside and inside of a fishes lip to hold and move the fish however the angler need in order to get the job done. The Book fishing grippers come in 3 different options and sizes, with each option having built in bonuses. Option 1 is just the fish grippers. Option 2 are fish grippers that come with a built in manual fish scale. Option 3 is a fish gripper that comes with a digital fish scale and built in 3-foot-long measuring tape.
These are some great fisherman gifts under $50 that we could find. Make sure to check out our other articles like Best Bass Lures for Largemouth and smallmouth bass. There are plenty of other gift possibilities under $50 that any fisherman would be excited to have peppered throughout our site. Some are lures, some are fishing rods and fishing reels, make sure to check out the other articles on our site to find if you don’t find what you’re looking for here.