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24 Gifts For People Who Love Fishing

These are guaranteed to be a hit. No de-bait about it.

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1. A three-tray box to organize your tackle. Dare I say, it'll help you tackle every upcoming fishing trip.

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Promising review: "This is a great tackle box! It keeps everything organized. I've been using this product for almost eight months, and it's still very great!" —Teresa

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

2. A hand stamped lure for the fishing expert you've already lured in with your love.

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Promising review: "I LOVE THIS! I got it for my grandpa because he always goes fishing. The box it comes in is really cute, and it's perfect to wrap up as is." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $15.96.

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3. A powerful, cost-effective spinning reel your wallet won't be ~reeling~ about buying.

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Promising review: "Wow. For this price, I am amazed at how well this reel works. I took it on a week-long canoeing trip to The Boundary Waters, and I was super impressed!" —Exitmult

Get it from Amazon for $19.98+.

4. And another hand-stamped lure to remind your significant other about what a great catch you are.

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Promising review: "This was such a great Christmas gift for my fiancé. He LOVES it and refuses to actually use it; he wants to keep it as a keepsake instead." —Brooke Fry

Get it from Amazon for $14.62.

5. A handy dandy multi-tool to help you filet your fish with ease. It even has a built-in sharpener...

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...like the cool Crayola box, but for fish. This tool also contains a stainless steel knife, a scooper to clean up guts (cringe), and a "bonker" to prevent the fish from flopping (also cringe).

Promising review: "We go fly fishing every year, and I had ordered one of these for my husband to clean and filet the fish. When we got home, my husband told me I had better buy an additional one. He was that impressed!" —Janie

Get it from The Grommet for $29.95.

6. A punny t-shirt guaranteed to get a good chuckle out of any fishing pro.

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Promising review: "My fiancé got a nice laugh out of this shirt. It fits him perfectly, and it arrived just in time for his birthday." —Bobbi

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+. Sizes: S-3X

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7. A practical guide for learning how to tie specific knots that'll improve your chances of getting a good catch.

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Promising review: "This guide makes a handy tool for any fisherman, no matter how experienced. Unless you fish for a living, not matter how good you are with knots, sometimes you just can't quite remember how to tie that particular knot that you need. With this small, easy-to-pack guide, forgetting is longer a problem." —Mr. B

Get it from Amazon for $4.85.

8. Super-absorbent microfiber towels perfect for cleaning up bait, blood, guts, and everything in between.

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Yum.

Promising review: "I love these bait towels! They're so convenient, and they come with a clip-on for your belt so you can have it on you at all times." —Yesi

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $8.99.

9. A coffee mug designed to replace your current favorite mug. There's nothing to de-bait about.

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Promising review: "I purchased this for my son who is always going fishing. He absolutely LOVES it! Fast shipping; beautiful product!" —S.H.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

10. A spinning reel combo guaranteed to turn you into a professional fishing guru in no time.

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Promising review: "This is a great combo — the reel is super smooth and responsive. For the money, you can't go wrong with this little jewel." —Tyler

Get it from Amazon for $36.03+.

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11. An underwater LED light that's like a big "we have free food samples!" sign for fish.

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Promising review: "This is a great light! It's extremely bright and brings in the baitfish — perfect for late-night fishing." —Cindy

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

12. A fishing pole roaster to hold your marshmallow above the campfire. Bonus? You'll be able to easily reel it back in.

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Promising review: "This is the best marshmallow cooker EVER! We love taking this camping — my daughters always pretend that they are fishing." —Cynthia C.

Get it from Amazon for $23.21.

13. A pack of 500 hooks perfect for fresh water AND salt water. The super sharp barbs make it difficult for fish to get away.

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Promising review: "This is a great set! It contains a good range of sizes and good-quality hooks." —Zach Chudy

Get a pack of 500 from Amazon for $8.99.

14. An electronic scale to settle all "who caught the bigger fish?" debates. This handy tool will weigh them for you.

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Promising review: "Love this digital scale! I fish a lot and had an older scale that wasn't giving me proper readings. This takes all of the guesswork out of fishing, and it even has a ruler on the side so I can measure everything I catch." —Richard H. Olin

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

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16. A wide brim hat to protect your noggin on hot, sunny days spent exploring the great outdoors.

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Promising review: "This hat will keep the suns rays off your head, face, and neck! It's very lightweight and comfortable. I used it last week while out fishing on the river, and I got no sunburn for a change. You will look goofy wearing it, but it does the job!" —JNPDX

Get it from Amazon for $14.99. Available in five colors.

17. Spinnerbaits in bright, vibrant colors sure to attract even the most hard-to-get fish.

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Promising review: "I took these out the first day I got them and had great luck. We caught bass right away, and a ton of other fish were biting as well." —Carrie

Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.90.

18. An alarm indicator to let you know that — yes — the rod did just move and that — yes — you may have just caught a fish.

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Promising review: "This is great for alerting you when you get a bite. It's not too sensitive and is loud enough to hear. This makes so much easier to not miss fish — especially if you're bad at watching your line!" —wisegal1981

Get it from Amazon for $14.89.

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20. A cooler and dryer box to keep your catch cool, calm, and collected. Mostly cool and collected, though.

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Promising review: "Love this! It's lightweight, durable, and it has extra rod holders which allows me to bring along extra rods in my kayak during fishing trips." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $49.98+. Available in five colors.

21. A practical guide for learning how to catch fish. Think of this book as a school of fish, if you will.

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Wink.

Promising review: "This book is such a help for an amateur fisher. It has a whole chapter explaining almost every type of fish, and tells you about different baits, lures, and what type of equipment you will need to fish. It is a huge book (361 pages) and it has LOTS of useful information." —Music Fan

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

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23. A service spool made from strong, abrasion-resistant materials that'll hold up over time.

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Promising review: "I have always used Stren and continue to love it. As long as your reel is spooled correctly, you will have no issues with twists or rat's nests. This is a reliable product that I will continue to use." —I Spend Too Much Here!

Get it from Amazon for $1.68+.

24. A rose pink rod and reel combo so pretty, maybe I'll start a "dream fishing trip" Pinterest board.

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