The best of fly fishing weather is honestly behind us. It has gotten a little too cold in most parts of the country to really enjoy it, but that doesn’t mean the folks in you life who fly fish aren’t thinking about it.
That’s why we wanted to put a gift guide together for the fly fisherman or fisherwoman in your life. Here are the things we think they’d like to have for the holidays.
Palix River Boots
Supportive, lightweight, and quic-drying, these Palix River Boots are a wonderful option for any fly fisher. They offer a rubber sole that provides grip in even the most sliperly scenarios, a lace up design and they’re even stud compatible if you feel the need for studs.
Scientific Anglers Deluxe Fly Tying Kit
If you have a fly fisherman in your life who wants to get into tying flies, then you should look at this Scientific Anglers Deluxe Fly Tying Kit. Tying your own flies is one way to take your fly fishing to the next level, and it’s a great way to stay busy when it’s too cold or unpleasant to fly fish.
Simms Hex Camo Loden Guide Fishing Vest
This fishing vest is perfect for the fly fisher in your life. It has 26 different pockets, two built in retractors, cushioned mesh shoulders, a nylon exterior, and polyester mesh liner. The vest offers plenty of room for you to store all you could need to bring with you on a fishing trip.
NRS Chinook PFD
A good vest is smart but even smarter is a vest and PFD in one. Meet the NRS Chinook PFD. This dual-purpose life jacket combines the safety of a personal flotation device with the utility of a fishing vest. It offers seven pockets for storing gear as well as a breathable and comfortable design.
Hodgman H5 Storm Bib Fishing Waders
A good pair of bibs is a smart move for any fly fisherman anywhere. These Hodgman H5 Storm Bib Fishing Waders offer a good versatile option. Pair it with the internal liner and you have some of the best bibs out there anywhere. Keep it without the liner and you have a rugged bib for any fishing expedition.
Simms Kispiox Glove
A good pair of gloves can really help keep you out there fishing later in the season. These Simms Kispiox Gloves are exactly the kind of thing that you should be wearing. The gloves have a waterproof neoprene design with fleece on the back of the hand to keep you warm. They will keep you fishing well into the fall and get you out eariler in the spring.
Simms Wool Half-Finger Glove
Are the fancy neoprene full-finger gloves not your thing? Then these half-finger wool gloves should do the trick. These things will keep most of your hands covered and warm but allow your fingertips to roam free so you can tie knots and get fish off the hook.
Umpqua Rock Creek Chest Pack
Backpacks are great and all, but they’re tough to get at when you have them on. That’s why I consider a chest pack like this Umpqua Rock Creek Chest Pack to be a superior piece of gear. You can access what you need while you’re fishing. It just makes more sense.
Umpqua Ledges 500 ZS Waist Pack
Is a chest pack not your thing and you’re not worried about looking a little dorky? Get yourself a waistpack or a fanny pack. This Umpqua Ledges 500 ZS Waist Pack is exactly what you need. It’s offers plenty of space for you to store all your essential gear and gives you an easy way to wear it comfortably.
Dr. Slick 4-Inch Scissors
The Dr. Slick four-inch scissors you see here are some of the most handy little scissors you can have on you when fly fishing. They’re perfect for a variety of jobs and any seasoned fisherman knows that some good scissors are a must-have in your tackle box.
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