With Father’s Day approaching, the search for the perfect gift for Dad has officially begun. Our team is proud to present some of the hottest fly fishing gifts on the market, along with some other favorites ready for adventure in the Flylords Fly Fishing Gift Guide for this year’s Father’s Day. From every preference and price range, we have something that will surely make your dad smile on or off the water.
Supporting local businesses this Father’s Day:
We strive to do our part and encourage all of our readers to make the extra effort to buy local and this is no different through this Guide to Father’s Day fly fishing gifts. When shopping locally, you are not only giving your dad the gifts he wants, but you are also giving your support to the backbone of the fly fishing industry.
1. New Zealand hit indicator set $ 16.95
Indicators are an essential part of fly fishing equipment for fathers aiming for trout with nymphing techniques. The wool indicators are light, which prevents the fish from shaking when landing in the water. Best of all, New Zealand indicators allow fishermen to choose the size of their indicator in the country for different conditions, a must for any trout fisherman.
2. Flylords X Grateful Dead Gear $ 26.00
Is your father a dead head? Be sure to check out our exclusive collaborations with Grateful Dead in the Flylords Shop. From shirts to hats and hoodies, we have everything dad needs to hit the water in style this year.
3. Sage R8 Core Fly Fishing Rod $ 1050.00
The latest Sage multi-app fast action bar is here, the R8 Core. Every fisherman, beginner to expert will immediately feel the sensitivity of the latest Sage rod technology in hand. The Sage R8 core is available in 3wt to 9wt, with a variety of lengths from 8’6 “to 10’0”, meeting the needs of almost every fisherman with fresh water and light salt. Make a memorable dad’s day with the latest Sage rod available, the R8 Core.
4. Chaco X Thomas Rhett Collab $ 55.00 +
Chaco and Thomas Rhett have collaborated on one of the most beautiful publications of the year. This collaboration resulted in 3 proven and true Chaco styles, including Z / 1 Classic, Z / 2 Classic and Chillos Slide in gorgeous torrent and rainbow trout models. The Chacos have long been a favorite boat and raft around the Flylords and these immediately caught our attention. We would recommend a pair of Thomas Rhett X Chacos to any dad out there who likes to show their passion for in and out water fishing.
5. Regal Fly Tying Vise Medal – $ 175 +
Is your new dad going to fly bonding or looking to take his bonding game to another level? A quality visa is one of the easiest ways to improve your fly connection. Enter the Regal Medallion Series. For less than $ 200, you can get your dad a visa that will last a lifetime this Father’s Day. With options from the Midge model capable of handling small flies up to the Big Game version, there is a Regal Medallion visa for every fisherman. Best of all, these visas are compact and can be obtained anywhere, from high mountain streams to sandy-salt flats.
6. Hest foam mattress $ 299.00
Does your dad like to sleep under the stars? Give your dad a good night’s sleep with the Hest foam mattress. This is not your usual camp mattress and is designed for maximum comfort during camp with two layers of high performance memory foams that provide optimal body stretch, pressure drop relief and temperature adjustment. The Hest Foamy mattress is the perfect gift for the nature-loving dad, who can take advantage of an extra comfort while sleeping outdoors.
7. Abel TR Reel $ 450.00
For the smart dad who has it all. Give him one of the best trout coils available. Abel TR is a classic design of clicks and paws, featuring timeless aesthetics and the ability to personalize it just for dad through Abel’s custom store.
8. Truck-mounted toolbox $ 749.99
Do you know a loving dad about the pickup truck? The Decked Truck Tool Box is the ultimate storage accessory to transform a truck bed into an ultra-functional locking toolbox (or toolbox!). The Decked Truck Tool Box uniquely features an integrated ladder for easy access and is custom made to fit a variety of different truck models. Best of all the Decked Truck Tool Box is safe, waterproof, almost unbreakable and 100% made in the USA, making it the perfect storage solution for all your dad’s precious fishing tackle.
9. Simms Superlight Fishing Pants $ 79.95
Simms Superlight fishing pants are a change of game during the summer months. These 4-pocket pants combine the line between athletic and dress pants and can simply be your dad’s new favorite pants this summer. Perfect for wet walking during hot summer, golf, hiking or any outdoor activity where light and breathable pants are a plus. The slimmer profile of these pants along with the adjustable elastic cuffs offer a modern look and fit with the ultimate comfort of warm weather.
10. Oskar Blues: Oskar’s Lager $ 15.00 +
What dad wouldn’t be excited to find one or two cold packs of six with his name on the fridge? Oskar Blues Oskar’s Lager is a refreshing, light and fresh lager with a lower ABV (4.2%), perfect for days spent in the water.
11. BUFF solar gloves $ 20.00
Long days in the water require proper sun protection. Too often, fishermen expose their hands to the sun without proper protection. Even when fishermen apply sunscreen on their hands, it is likely to run out quickly due to the nature of the sport. BUFF sunglasses are a great solution for all-day sun protection thanks to their integrated SPF40 and minimalist design that dries quickly.
12. Costa Del Mar Lido Sunglasses $ 197.00
New for 2022, the Costa Del Mar Lido sunglasses are designed for maximum performance in and out of the water. Lidos feature top and side shields to help keep light out, a feature often overlooked by fishermen but can significantly reduce eye strain. These sunglasses also contain Hydrolite® nose masks to help prevent sweat accumulation on the frame during long days in the water. With three colors of frame to choose from, combined with Costa’s iconic 580P and 580G lenses, there is a pair of Costa Del Mar Lido sunglasses for every dad who hunts fish there.
13. Simms G3 Stockingfoot Waders $ 599.95
New for 2022, these are the richest G3 couples to date. Fishermen can expect improved durability thanks to an updated laminate package containing the 3-layer Gore-Tex top and 4-layer Gore-Tex Pro. The new G3 features an adjustable air mesh system for improved comfort during long days on the water. The G3s have been a staple in the Simms wader collection for years and these are certainly the best so far. The new Simms G3s are a gift that will surely impress any dad on Fathers Day.
14. Airflo Ridge 2.0 Superflo Universal Taper Fly Line $ 130.00
With trout season in full swing across the United States, now is the perfect time to give Dad a new line of flies. The Airflo Ridge 2.0 series of flying lines is upgraded to the Airflo award-winning series of PVC flying lines. The Universal Taper Floating Fly Line is perfect for anglers fishing with a range of techniques from dry flies to nymphs and stripes. This line does it all and will surely increase dad’s time on the water this year.
15. Travel Guide
Is your dad new to the sport of fly fishing or interested in trying it out for the first time? There is no better way to learn the basics than to spend a day with a knowledgeable guide. Best of all, the guides will provide all the equipment your dad would need for a day in the water, from rods and coils to buckets and flies. It’s as easy as calling a local fly shop and planning a trip!
16. Gift Card for a Local Fly Shop $ 25.00 +
Not sure what to do with your dad obsessed with fly fishing? Get him a gift card at a local fly store. You will give him the freedom to get what he really wants by supporting a local store at the same time.
17. Grundéns Charter Gore-Tex Jacket $ 196.00 +
Grundéns may not be a household name, but they have been producing high quality outdoor equipment for professional fishermen since 1911. The Gore-Tex Charter Jacket brings Grundéns reputation for quality design along with the GORE-TEX 75D Paclite by resulting in a still incredibly waterproof breathable rain jacket that does not stop the range of motion of the fishermen. This is the best rain jacket that will surely serve any fishing dad for years to come.
18. Filson Rugged Twill Log Carrier $ 95.00
The Filson Rugged Twill Log remover is a great gift for dads enjoying the nights spent by the fire. Made by Filson’s strong Twill paired with riveted Bridle leather gloves, this is a seemingly beautiful as well as functional gift. The log carrier is estimated to hold over 4 1,400, enough capacity to satisfy even the most manly fathers out there. As Filson says, “If you can lift it, our Log Carrier will hold it.” The Filson Rugged Twill Log Carrier can be used for camping adventures, house fires or anything else, making it the perfect gift for any fire-loving dad.
19. A day with dad
Whether he is in the backyard doing a barbecue, watching his favorite baseball team or taking him to his favorite broadcast, spending a day with your dad is simply the best gift for Father’s Day.
Be sure to consider some of these wonderful fly fishing gifts for your dad this Father’s Day. From new equipment like rods or coils to the best outdoor mattress, there is something for every fly fishing dad in the year’s Fly Fishing Gift Guide’s Father’s Day installment.
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