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Fly Fishing Gift Guide 2021

It’s been a while since the last post, but I figured why not jump back into things with an updated Fly Fishing Gift Guide 2021 style. We all know things have been rough the last almost two years and giving a gift to someone (maybe even yourself) that is truly enjoyed can bring a little spark back in things. Let’s see what we have.

I’ll start off saying that there’s no rhyme or reason to any of these gifts listed here. A lot of are useful to the fly fisher in your life and some are just great gifts that even a non-fly fisher would enjoy. Some are just plain handy in my opinion. So let’s start it off here.

Wooden Fly Tying Tool Kit

Fly Tying - Fly Fishing Gift Guide 2021

There may be a new fly angler in your family or even one that has always wanted to get started in tying his/her own flies. This is a great way to start and one that I even remember using at one point in time. It gives you the tools you need to start out fly tying and a guide as well to see if it’s something you’d even enjoy doing. And it won’t break the bank. You can find it here: Colorado Anglers Wooden Fly Tying Standard Tool Kit.

YETI Rambler 26 oz Bottle, Vacuum Insulated, Stainless Steel with Chug Cap

Water Bottle - Fly Fishing Gifts

You have to stay hydrated out on the water and Yeti makes a high quality water bottle to help you do so. Adding in the chug cap (they are awesome by the way) with the vacuum insulation and you have a top-notch water container to keep with. There are loads of color options as well if you don’t want the plain stainless. You can find it here: YETI Rambler 26oz Vacuum Insulated Bottle

FishPond Confluence Net Release

Net Release - Fly Fishing Gift Guide 2021

If you’re carrying a net with you, and it’s a good idea, you are most likely trying to find the best way to attach that to your vest or fishing pack. It’s a struggle sometimes. FishPond make quality gear and this is a great option to keep your net handy and tethered to you. You can find it here: FishPond Confluence Net Release

Simms Taco Wader Bag and Mat

Wader Bag - Fly Fishing Gift Guide 2021

Wader bags are great items to have. Having one that doubles as a changing mat is even better. Keep your wader gear organized and make sure you always have a clean place to stand. You can find this awesome bag here: Simms Taco Wader Bag

Simms Freestone Ambidextrous Tactical Fishing Sling Pack

Sling Pack - Fly Fishing Gift Guide 2021

Another great item to keep your gear organized and with you on the water is a sling fishing pack and Simms makes some great options. The Freestone sling pack gives you a non-traditional backpack option with plenty of space to use. You can find it here:Simms Freestone Ambidextrous Tactical Fishing Sling Pack

O’Pros Fly Fishing 3rd Hand, Belt Clip Rod Holder

Third Hand - Fly Fishing Gift Guide 2021

This is a unique fly fishing gift. If you’ve ever struggled to find a place to sit your rod down, then this would be useful for you. Tying on a new fly. Taking a swig of water. Plenty of cases arise where you just need that third hand to hold your rod, especially if you’re out in the middle of a river. Check this one our for sure here: O’Pros Fly Fishing 3rd Hand

Simms Wood Trout T-Shirt

Fishing T-Shirt - Fly Fishing Gifts

How about some clothing to sport your favorite hobby? Pick up this great trout t-shirt and then maybe head out to hit the water later. You can find it here: Simms Wood Trout T-Shirt

Redington Practice Casting Rod

Practice Casting Rod - Fly Fishing Gifts

If you’re stuck inside or at home, why not get some fly casting practice in while you’re there? This is a great tool to help you get the basics of fly casting down without having to head out to the water. Find it here: Redington Practice Casting Rod

Benchmade Bugout EDC Knife

Benchmade Knife - Fly Fishing Gifts

Everyone needs a good quality knife. Even if you’re not out on the water, having a knife handy is something you’ll quickly wonder how you ever lived without one. Plus keep it with you on the water and you’ll never be searching for those nippers. Check this one out here: Benchmade Bugout 535 EDC Knife

Final Thoughts

It’s been strange to say the least the past while. Things are hard to come by and being able to get out on the water is a great way to relax and enjoy nature. Giving someone, or yourself, a gift is always a great thing to do, but again it’s not necessary to enjoy the great outdoors or this sport we all love. So really just get outside and enjoy it all. It’s a great place to be. If you have any suggestions for gifts, tools, books, or anything you can think of that is a great gift for the fly fisher out there, let me know in the comments below and I hope you find something useful in this fly fishing gift guide 2021.

About Clint Losee

Clint Losee is an avid fly angler of 30+ years, web developer, and Utah Landscape & Nature Photographer. You can connect with him on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Curious about some of the gear he uses? Check out the new Amazon store.