2017 Fishing Gifts for Father’s Day

Celebrate Father’s Day with these perfect gifts for dad.

June 3, 2017

Dads who are passionate about offshore fishing deserve the best every day, and that’s especially true on Father’s Day. Whether your dad taught you how to fish or he tells you the same fishing stories over and over (maybe you’re even a dad working on coming up with your wish list), the editors at Marlin know you love him and want to treat him to something special. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 2017’s best gifts to get dad to show him how much you appreciate him this Father’s Day.

Luminox Watch USA

Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide, Luminox Navy Seal Trident 3503
Luminox Navy Seal Trident 3503 series watch in blue. Megan Williams

Give dad a stylish timepiece built to last with Luminox’s newest 3503 series of Navy Seal Trident watches. The watch is available in seven colorways, a larger 45mm size face and constructed with a carbon compound case, this watch is ready to withstand even the toughest fights.

Williams Knife Company

Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
The Gen 1 Offshore Fillet knife from Williams Knife Company with a matte stainless steel finish in blue (top) and Gen 1 Folder Serrated, gray coated in blue. Megan Williams

Made to endure extreme conditions, Williams knives are the perfect addition to dad’s offshore arsenal. Available in multiple colors and styles, Williams is changing the way we look at knives with their handcrafted products.


Hook + Gaff

Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
Hook + Gaff Fleetmaster mechanical swiss movement watch in stainless steel. Megan Williams

Designed with the active sportsman in mind, Hook + Gaff continues to push the boundaries of what a watertight (up to 660 feet) watch can do. This watch is perfect for dads who enjoy time both on and off the boat, and this watch is crafted to meet those demands with 316-L surgical stainless steel construction and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal face.

Reading Materials

Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
Linda Greenlaw’s Shiver Hitch and William Westbrook’s The Bermuda Privateer. Megan Williams

These new books will keep dad entertained when the bite is slow or the weather is bad and he is stuck back ashore. Linda Greenlaw takes you on a new adventure with Jane Bunker, homicide detective turned marine-insurance investigator, in Shriver Hitch; William Westbrook takes you back in time and on a trip through the Caribbean in the pages of The Bermuda Privateer.


Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
Costa Reefton frames in blackout with 580p blue mirror lenses. Megan Williams

Give dad a new version of the sunglasses he already loves with the new Reefton frame from Costa. The new model is named after a famous town in New Zealand and features the iconic blue-mirrored polycarbonate lenses that are perfect for any fishing dad.


Bulleit Bourbon

Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey Megan Williams

Help dad celebrate his special day with a drink he won’t forget anytime soon. Bulleit Bourbon, named after founder August Bulleit, is known for its high rye content, which adds to the bold and spicy character. The whiskey features tones of maple, oak and nutmeg as well as a light toffee flavor to finish.


Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
Simms Stone Cold long-sleeve shirt in harbor blue plaid. Megan Williams

The Simms Stone Cold long-sleeve shirt is designed specifically to meet the needs of hardcore anglers. The shirt features articulated sleeves and off-shoulder seaming for ease when casting, especially fly-fishing. The other standout features are two fly-compatible chest pockets and Cool Control technology that will keep dad cool throughout the day.


Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
Grudéns StormLight Jacket in burnt orange. Megan Williams

Dads in search of an adventure will love having this jacket at the ready when the weather takes a turn for the worst. With nylon neo-stretch material, the Grudéns StormLight jacket is both waterproof and breathable, and it allows for freedom of movement when casting or rigging.



Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide, yeti insulated cups
From top left: Yeti 20-ounce DuraCoat Rambler in tahoe blue, 36-ounce DuraCoat Rambler bottle in seafoam, DuraCoat Colster in tahoe blue and Magslider lid. Megan Williams

Dad’s favorite cup just got cooler. Add a splash of color to your Yeti Rambler, Bottle or Colster with the new powder-coated DuraCoat coatings. And don’t forget to top off your new Rambler with a MagSlider lid, which integrates magnets that allow the closure to move smoothly from open to close and can be easily removed to clean under it.


Father's Day Fishing Gift Guide
Xtratuf men’s Riptide water shoe in black. Megan Williams

Keep dad on his feet with the Riptide performance water shoe from Xtratuf. The Riptide is constructed of a breathable quick-dry airmesh upper that allows for drainage while featuring the chevron outsole Xtratuf is known for.


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