2017 Father's Day Gift Guide

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide

Weego 44


Weego 44 promises to be a huge insurance policy in a small package for boaters. It's a compact jump-starter for gas engines up to 6.4L when batteries fail. Housed in a neat kit, it also serves as a powerful flashlight and has a 12-V outlet and USB port to charge cell phones and other electronics, $144.99, myweego.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


Insulated Bottle & Flask


GSI Outdoors offers the Glacier Stainless Microlite 500, a lightweight insulated bottle, and the Glacier Stainless Flask (6- and 8-ounce sizes) for toasting great catches—$22.95 to $34.95, gsioutdoors.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


The Angler's Pint


Karen Talbot, an artist and scientific illustrator who specializes in fish, offers The Angler's Pint, a 21.5-ounce German-style beer glass adorned with several different gamefish—$15.00, anglerspint.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


Revo Toro Rocket 60

Features X-Craftic alloy frame and sideplate, Duragear Heavy Duty system for increased fighting power and extended gear life, and the InfiniMax braking system for maximum adjustability and handling large lures. An aircraft-grade aluminum spool is strong and light for greater casting performance, while a titanium-coated line guide reduces friction and improves durability. It has an extended bent handle for increased cranking power, and large EVA knobs (also Includes Power Handle and Casting Power Handle). Max drag is 25 pounds. High-speed 7.6:1 gear ratio brings in 42 IPT, $399.99, abugarcia.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


SHIMANO TRANX 500

Revolutionary design and shape provide the comfort of low profile with the capacity of a conventional reel in 4.6:1 and 6.6:1 gear ratios. X-Ship and HEG technologies provide cranking power with a smooth, effortless retrieve. Offered in high-gear (HG) and power-gear (PG) models to cover a range of applications. Max drag 25 pounds, IPT range 30 and 43, depending on line, $499.99, shimano.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


Daiwa Big Game Spinning Reel

The new version of Daiwa's BG has gotten leaner and meaner, with oversized gears and a Hardbodyz aluminum body and side cover that add strength, as well as corrosion- and scratch-resistance. A Dynamic Cut ABS Spool maximizes spool diameter for easy casting for distance, thanks to reduced friction. It also sports 7 ball bearings, a waterproof drag, and machined, oversize handles. Nine sizes, with the 4000 to 8000 models of most interest to pike and muskie anglers, $99.95 to $129.95, daiwa.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


Wiley X WX Boss

Wiley X continues to offer more great shades for anglers, including three models with "climate control" with a facial seal to block wind, dust, and sunlight. Moreover, they're ANSI-rated, offering full eye protection. The WX Boss is available with a Venice Gold mirror lens that provides great sun protection and also reveals the underwater world, $150.00, wileyx.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


Force Extreme

Force Extreme Shoreline Angler Jacket and Bibs from Carhartt keep you dry and fight odor. Force Extremes powered by 37.5 Technology dries sweat and enhances waterproof breathable performance to help maintain your body's ideal temperature—$259.99 (jacket), $259.99 (bibs), carhartt.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


Bass Telescopic

The Eagle Claw Wright & McGill/Skeet Reese Tournament Series of six extra-long telescoping rods (making storage easy) is built with Pro Carbon and S-Curve blank technology for power and light weight. The rod butt counter-balances the tip to make casting comfortable and efficient—$119.99, eagleclaw.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide


GLX Bass Specific

The newest generation of G. Loomis GLX rods are 20 percent lighter and with a handle design that enhances rod balance, in 35 models for specific bass techniques—$420 to $465, gloomis.com.

2017 Father's Day Gift Guide

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