It’s the most wonderful time of year! The season of giving is the best time to find a unique fishing gift for that special angler in your life. However, fisherfolk tend to be finicky recipients, sometimes particular about their gear. But fear not my yuletide shopper—behold my hand-selected list of top 5 unique fishing gift ideas for 2019.
1. Amazon Echo with Alexa
Yes, this tops the list of unique fishing gift ideas. Alexa is the cloud-based voice service behind Amazon Echo and is super simple to use. TakeMeFishing just launched an Alexa skill to help support your adventure planning! Use it find fishing spots near you, get the daily fishing forecast, find species information and more.
2. Fishing log
For many anglers, logging days on the water is an important practice for patterning the local fishery by documenting things like fish behavior, weather, tides, and more. It can also become a prized memento that can be passed down to loved ones as a keepsake. Fishing logs come in all price ranges, from leather-bound covers to waterproof pages.
For the tech-savvy, social-loving angler. Action cameras are the perfect unique fishing gift to capture that memorable catch and share it with the world. Today’s cameras are compact, lightweight, and come with all types of attachments, harnesses, and cases. Some even stream live to the internet.
The perfect stocking stuffer, it’s hard to go wrong with some good tackle. All you need to know is a few specifics about the type of fishing your angler enjoys—fly, freshwater, deepsea, inshore saltwater, live bait, artificial. Your local outfitter or fishing shop can point you in the right direction from there.
5. A day of fishing!
The greatest of all unique fishing gift ideas. Has your angler been dreaming of a bucket-list fishing destination or experience? Make it a reality! Get them a gift certificate for a reputable guide service.
You can also find more ideas for fishing gifts by simply asking your loved one what they need. Happy gifting!