Culture 2017 Holiday Gift Guide Jeff Simpson November 6th, 2017 | More From Jeff Simpson Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Check out the 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for the angler in your life. Yeti Rambler Jugs Half-gallon and gallon Yeti Rambler Jugs fit nearly every outdoor situation where drinks or soups need to stay hot or cold. With double-wall vacuum insulation and one-inch of lid insulation, the Rambler™ One Gallon Jug is built to keep things ice-cold (or piping hot) for longer. It has the same durable 18/8 stainless steel construction as the rest of the Rambler series, which makes it near indestructible, with a hefty stainless steel handle to make hauling your one gallon jug easy. It’s also outfitted with the quick securing MagCap™ and dock, so you can keep your cap close at hand while you grab a swig. Stainless-steel double-wall vacuum insulation and beautiful to behold. $99.99 (half gallon), $129.99 (gallon) | yeti.com Columbia PFG Force 12 Jacket The Columbia PFG Force 12 Insulated Jacket is fully seam-sealed, waterproof-, and breathable. It features Columbia’s OutDry Extreme technology, which is a waterproof and breathable wicking fabric provides ultimate comfort. Waterproof chest pockets feature Velcro plackets with utility and the sleeves feature neoprene cuffs that cinch-up snug and keep your arms dry. Abrasion-resistant overlays and 360° reflectivity, make this highly technical and lightweight jacket one of our very best.The jacket also has an adjustable storm hood and drawcord hem for staying watertight. Easily the most waterproof and fish slim proof jacket we have tested. Retail: $350 | columbia.com Magic Chef 10-Tray Food Dehydrator Decorated in the Realtree Xtra pattern, this dehydrator features a clear viewing door and 1,703 sq. in. of drying space. The rear-mounted drying system circulates air from back to front through each tray. $169.99 | mcappliance.com Rx Shades SportRx, makers of prescription sunglasses for anglers, a variety of brands, styles, models and colors, giving you the UV protection you need in a sunglass that is customized just for you. Their professional opticians will help you find the right sunglasses for your needs from their large collection of popular name brands including Costa, Oakley, Smith and Bolle | sportrx.com Garmin Panoptix The Garmin Ice Bundle Panoptix includes their echoMAP™ CHIRP 73cv chartplotter, a Panoptix PS22-TR transducer with LiveVü Forward and LiveVü Down capabilities, the new GTH10HN-IF ice fishing transducer, Panoptix ice fishing pole mount – all in a convenient, glove-friendly bag. Rigged with two transducers, it offers three types of sonar views for use on the ice. The ice fishing transducer offers a narrow beam angle (8 to 16 degrees) and a PS22-TR transducer provides both Panoptix scanning views (LiveVü Forward and LiveVü Down, which enables users to see what is happening up to 100 feet horizontally around and below the ice. Preloaded with LakeVü HD maps that cover more than 17,000 U.S. lakes, the echoMAP CHIRP 73cv includes more than 13,000 HD lakes with 1-foot contours shoreline to shoreline. Easy-to-use interface that allows for customized combination screens, so anglers can easily access flasher, map, Panoptix views and more. Includes a swivel pole mount for the Panoptix transducer, a 12Ah battery with charger, power cable, and foam float. This unit is loaded. $1799.99 | garmin.com Advanced Rainwear A new generation of Cabela’s Guidewear rain jackets and bibs has seam-sealed GORE-TEX laminated fabric that sheds water while providing a windproof and breathable barrier. $400 a piece | cabelas.com BASS X CASTING ROD Bass X Casting rods are for everyone who is big on bass—but not big on budget. The Bass X series provides a comprehensive collection of rods that deliver legendary St. Croix performance at an exceptional value. These rods come with a premium quality SCII graphite, hard aluminum-oxide guides with black frames, a Fuji DPS reel seat, and a split-grip/premium-grade cork handle. Also backed by the St. Croix Superstar Service 5-year warranty. $100.00| St. Croix Super Scissors The Super Snip has a 40-milliwatt UV LED light for night-fishing and charging UV lures, stainless-steel scissors for heavy-duty cutting, and a hook-eye cleaner, kept ready on a 36-inch nylon retractor cord. $19.99 | boomerangtool.com Bait-Up Bait Up, with its Dual-Lid/Floating Basket design, provides a convenient way to carry and choose livebaits without reaching into icy water. Turn the Bait-Up over and the floating basket brings bait to your fingertips. Its design also allows replenishment of low-oxygen water without loss of bait. Available in 17- and 30-ounce sizes | bait-up.com Yeti Bucket Winning the Best Boating Accessory award at the 2017 ICAST show, the Yeti LoadOut is touted as the last bucket you’ll ever need. This absurdly strong 5-gallon injection-molded bucket has a HeftyHauler handle for comfort and easy carrying, and the Bearfoot non-slip ring prevents sliding and is non-marking. Also features a Lipgrip handle, Anchorpoint tiedown slots, and four color choices | yeti.com Heated Jacket Part of Milwaukee Tool’s recently revamped M12 Heated Gear lineup, the M12 Heated Jacket reduces the need for bulky layers, utilizing carbon-fiber heating elements to generate and trap heat across core body areas including the chest, back, and pockets. Plus, adjustable heat technology lets you toggle between three settings to match changing conditions. It’s powered by M12 REDLITHIUM Batteries that provide up to 8 hours of runtime and are compatible with more than 90 power tools, including cordless drills. Features include the ToughShell Stretch Polyester soft-shell exterior, which improves wind resistance and durability. A drop-tail extended back, adjustable waist and cuffs, and integrated battery pocket accessible from the outside are standard. Available in women’s sizes small through 2X and men’s small through 3X | milwaukeetool.com Apparel Dryers DryGuy’s forced air drying technology dries soggy apparel faster than conventional convection systems, without damaging fabrics. An internal fan pushes warm air through footwear and garments, flushing out trapped moisture in the process. The company makes a variety of dryers, warmers, and accessories. Two that fit the needs of ice anglers are the DryGuy Force Dry and Force Dry DX. The Force Dry dries a pair of shoes, boots, or gloves in about an hour. Features include a 3-hour timer, 105°F maximum temperature, and articulating ports that rotate 180 degrees and extend to reach deep into taller footwear. The Force Dry DX doubles that capacity and features a 3-hour timer with heat/no heat switch for overnight drying. Both are portable and powered by a 120-volt AC outlet | dryguy.com Just Encase Muskie Box With many muskie lures cost anywhere from $15 to over $100 each, it only makes sense to take great care of each bait. Just Encase boxes are manufactured from virtually-unbreakable polycarbonate. The see-through design allows you to immediately find the bait you want and the material blocks powerful UV rays— protecting your lures for fading. The boxes are so tough you can stand on them, in fact, they feature a non-slip translucent material applied to the top. Built from virtually-unbreakable Polycarbonate (not Plexiglass or PETG which can break, crack, or chip) these boxes are incredibly durable and will last you a lifetime. Optional Bottom pull-out drawer or partial top tray for carrying tools, supplies, and other miscellaneous items are available | justencase.com ThrowRaft Billed as the world’s first U.S. Coast Guard-approved, inflatable throwable personal flotation device, the ThrowRaft TD2401 is a compact and easy-to-deploy option for surviving accidental dunkings. Five times smaller than a square cushion, the device inflates manually or when submerged. Its compact size allows it to be thrown more than 40 feet, and it’s easily repacked and recharged with a PFD re-arming kit that comes with the product. Added benefits include SOLAS reflective tape for visibility in search-and-rescue situations | throwraft.com Worlds Toughest Coffee Maker The OXX COFFEEBOXX is the world’s toughest coffeemaker. Designed to withstand the rigors of of most any outdoor activity it’s the perfect companion for any devoted outdoors person. It brews a cup of coffee in 90 seconds and has a separate hot water line for ramen noodles, tea, or even a clean shave in the field. IBrews using single-serve pods and works with all Keurig® K-Cup®-compatible pods, as well as no-waste reusable pods, $229.99 | OXX.com Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More culture Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!