Best Fishing Gift Ideas for 2013 – New Products & Classic Winners

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Here is a compilation of the best new fishing products that came out during 2013. ThisChristmas Fishing Gifts fishing gift list has items that are sure to please everyone from the novice to the most experienced angler!

In addition we’ve included some unique fishing items that we believe most anglers would love to have but don’t typically possess.

It’s our hope that this fishing gift list helps you in your search for that perfect Christmas gift for that amazing angler in your life!

Voted Best New Rain Gear 2013 – Shimano’s Dryfender 3T Jacket & Bib

  • Workmanship & Materials are Guaranteed to keep you dry for the natural life cycle of the Product
  • 3-Layer Dryfender 3T shell is waterproof, breathable and durable
  • Fully seam sealed
  • YKK center front zipper with storm flap
  • Chest pocket features YKK water-resistant zipper with custom Shimano zipper pull
  • Adjustable cuff with inner watertight sleeve gaiter to keep water out
  • Stowable storm hood features side vents for better acoustics
  • 2 large bottom zippered pockets for storage
  • Adjustable drawcord hem

Voted Best Fishing Kayak 2013 -Old Town Predator 13 Fishing Kayak


  • PERFORMANCE CRAFTED TRI-HULL LT900 polyethylene delivers incredible durability and strength. Tri-Hull design offers superior stability and tracking.
    SLIP RESISTANT EXO-RIDGE DECK Proprietary textured design ensures you and your gear stay dry and secure.
  •  6 REMOVABLE MOUNTING PLATES Strategically placed high-strength mounts mean no more drilling into your boat hull. Customize with rod holders, fish finders, slide tracks or GPS.
  •  HUMMINBIRD® TRANSDUCER SCUPPER (PREDATOR 13 ONLY) Designed to support the latest Side Imaging transducer technology, the recessed scupper port provides convenient built-in mounting.
  •  CENTER CONSOLE WITH MOD POD COVER (PREDATOR 13 ONLY) Mount arrange and customize gear, including paddle leashes, GPS, fish finders and rod holders, open to reveal storage access

Voted Best Fishing Combo – 13 Fishing Whiteout Ice Fishing Combo

  • The all new 2013-14 Whiteout Combo features new evolve solo components, a custom evolve blackjack integrated slim seat design and a solid toray carbon blank.
  • The reel features 6 ball bearings, fat bail, and instant reverse.

Humminbird SmartCast RF35 Wrist Mount Waterproof Fishfinder

  • Wrist-mounted fishfinder features 1.25-inch high-visibility display with 48 x 32 pixels of resolution
  • Remote sonar sensor with 150-foot remote operating range and 120-foot depth capability
  • One-Touch menu navigation easily controls FishID+, depth range, fish alarm, and sensitivity
  • Waterproof design with Wet Switch technology that saves battery life
  • Includes dual-channel, waterproof advanced RSS unit with 500 hours of in-water usage time

Voted Best Polarized Fishing Glasses 2013 – Costa “Tuna Alley” Polarized Sunglasses

  • Tuna Alley offers a large, wrap-around fit to protect against outside glare.
  • It features front frame vents to alleviate lens fogging, as well as a no-slip interior lining to keep the sunglasses comfortably in place all day.
  • Nearly indestructible co-molded injected nylon frame construction, sturdy integral hinges and a lifetime warranty against manufacturer’s defects.
  • Tuna Alley is available in tortoise, matte black, white, crystal and the new blackout frame colors.
  • Available in the full spectrum of patented Costa 580 (TM) lenses. It can also accommodate Costa’s Rx sun lenses.

Voted Best Fishsmart Tackle 2013 – G2 Floating Wading Net

  • The G2 Wading Net floats, has a rubber coated net to protect the fish and prevent hooks from being caught up in it.
  • The stretch cord with clasp make this net the best of it’s kind.
  • The bright orange EVA flotation material on the handle as well the as the net ring make it highly visible and safe on the fish.
  • Available in bright orange or pink for the lady anglers.

Voted Best Fishing Vest 2013 – Columbia Sportswear Henry’s Fork V Fishing Vest

  • Updated this season in a new, super-lightweight honeycomb fabric.
  • This performance fishing vest features the cushioned Columbia Comfort System™ yoke at the back shoulders to evenly distribute weight.
  • 12 finely tuned pockets to hold all your gear.

The Ultimate Line Winding System

  • A Break-Thru Item For Spooling Line
  • Zero Line Twist
  • Extreme Portability

Lifeproof iPhone Cases – Waterproof!

  • Built-in scratch protector protects touchscreen.
  • LifeProof’s original and proven case technology.
  • The most comprehensive device protection available.
  • Completely waterproof, drop proof, dirt proof and snow proof.

Floating Jacket for Lifeproof iPhone Case!

  • Synthetic molded from soft, buoyant foam, the LifeJacket for the fre iPhone 5 Case preserves the life of your device, no matter how wet it gets
  • The form-fitting design slips right over your case, and comes off just as quickly
  • And, even if a trip to Davy Jones Locker isnt a threat, the LifeJacket adds an additional layer of shock protection to your LifeProof Case
  • Featuring the high-vis bright orange color of a classic life jacket, the LifeProof LifeJacket keeps your phone afloat and in sight.
  • And, the included lanyard and wrist strap keeps it in hand.

Berkley Gulp Alive Killer Crawler Bait

  • Hollow core for lifelike feel and incredible action
  • Still more durable than live nightcrawler
  • Deadly finesse style and clear water tactic
  • Especially deadly on Mustad’s Slow Death hook

Berkley Gulp Alive Shrimp Scent Spray, 8-Ounce

  • Attracts fish with smell, holds with taste
  • Convenient spray bottle
  • Features shrimp
  • Comes in 8-ounces
  • Bottle shoots stream or spray

NorCross HawkEye Handheld Fish Finder

  • Marine tool is ideal for fishermen
  • Using an ultra wide, 25 degree sonar beam angle, delivers accurate depth, fish and bottom structure readings from 1.5 to 99.9 feet
  • Operationable down to zero degrees Fahrenheit; includes a trollable, mountable, and floatable sonar sensor with 35 feet of cable and cable tie-strap
  • Exceptionally easy to use; simply turn the power on, toss the sonar sensor from the shoreline, bridge, or boat
  • Fits in the palm of your hand

3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent Hands-Free Lotion

  • 3M Technology allows time released protection for up to 12 Hours
  • Sponge applicator built in to base of tube allows for quick & easy application and clean hands
  • Splash & Sweat resistant to ensure consistent protection through all your outdoor activities
  • Repels deer ticks that may carry Lyme Disease, and mosquitoes that may carry West Nile Virus
  • Lotion formulation developed for and used by the US Military

 Portable Camp Fish Cleaning Table with Faucet

  • DIMENSIONS: 45-1/4″L X 23-1/4″W X 33-1/4″H
  • FOLDED: 45-1/4″L X 23-1/4″W X 2-3/4″

Ice Fisherman’s Dream! XtremepowerUS 3 Bits(6″, 8″, 12″) 55CC Gas Ice Hole Digger

  • Engine: 2-stroke,air-cooled
  • Displacement:55cc
  • Rated output power:1090W
  • Overall with Bits Dig up to 3ft Deep
  • Auger Bit as 6 , 8 & 12inch (Total 2 packages)

Betts Old Salt Premium Cast Net for Catching Bait Fish with Storage Box

  • 1 pound per foot
  • Includes how to instructions
  • Utility Storage Box

Energizer 3LED Trailfinder Performance Cap Light (2AAA Batteries Included)

  • 3 Light Modes; White (high-low) and Red for Night Vision
  • Contoured Above Brim Design does not Obstruct Vision
  • Swivels 90 degrees to point light where it is needed
  • Recessed Push Button Switch Prevents Inadvertent Activation
  • Packed with 2 AAA Energizer MAX Batteries

Angler’s Choice Oval Notch Fight Belt – Extra Comfort when reeling in big fish!


Lindy Rigger – Tackle and Leader Storage

  • Anti-tangle storage system
  • Holds snells of any length
  • Unique snell keeper holds snells securely
  • High Density foam holds hooks in place
  • Lindy Riggers float!