Fishing Gifts For Birthdays & Christmas

While there is no better gift than a day off on the lake or sea for the aspiring fisherman, we are pretty sure a gift equivalent (almost) will carve a smile on his face too. Check out some funny, practical and fun gifts that we have chosen with those who loves to fish in mind.

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I'd Rather Be Fishing Novelty Number Plate
Available
Number Plate

I'd Rather Be Fishing Novelty Number Plate

HBBF001
$24.95
A great gift for the fishing enthusiast.  Hang it with pride on your garage's wall.Size: 37.0cm (W) x 13.0cm (L)Origin: Proudly Australian MadeNote: These plates are not meant to be attached to any motor vehicles used on roads.
Gone Fishing Cap
Available
Caps

Gone Fishing Cap

GTGF001
$17.95
You know there is only one place he'd be if he is gone. A great quality hat. One size fits most with adjustable Velcro straps.
Keep Calm and Fish On Tin Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Keep Calm and Fish On Tin Sign

DSKCFO04
$24.95
A definite conversation starter as well as look great hanging in bedrooms, garages, bars, games room or where ever you want to hang them. non-embossed flat sign made of lightweight aluminium pre-drilled - ready to hang Size: 23cm x 30cm
Evolution of Man T-Shirt
Available
T-Shirts

Evolution of Man Fishing T-Shirt

GTEMT01
$17.95
That's right! The evolution of man explains it all - we are born to fish! Great t-shirt for the fishing enthusiast. Material: CottonColour: Navy Blue SIZE GUIDE
The Black Box of Hard Body Lures - 1
Available
Fishing

The Black Box of Hard Body Lures

BSTBBHB01
$84.95
The Big Black Box of Lures is a gift boxed collection of quality tested hard body fishing lures suitable for a range of Fresh & Salt water fishing conditions. The matched selection is great fun whether jigging for squid, surface fishing, trolling, or throwing a few deep diving lures around. This set provides a capability for fishing opportunities in...
Reef, Rock & River, Bait & Lure Fishing Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

Reef, Rock & River, Bait & Lure Fishing Gift Pack

BSTRRRBL01
$119.95
The Reef, Rock & River Gift Box is designed for a day out on the water, whether bait fishing, jigging, trolling, or throwing lures at that big one in a fishing comp. and includes over 130 lures and matched tackle. As the name implies, this set is suited to bait and lure fishing across fresh and salt water environments.  Suitable for a broad range of...
Traveller's Lure Fishing Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

Traveller's Lure Fishing Gift Pack

BSTTLF01
$164.95
The 'Traveller's' Lure Fishing Gift Pack is designed for fishing in salt and sweet water conditions, in the north and south, with a selection of lure fishing tackle that includes hard body lures, soft plastics, skirted lures and terminal tackle. So, whether chasing Trout, Flathead, Perch or Barra the range and capabilities of the lures, and rigging...
The Diving Lure Fishing Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

The Diving Lure Fishing Gift Pack

BSTDLF001
$67.95
The Diving Lure selection provides a variety of lure designs and sizes. Included are hard body diving lures with shallow to deep diving, and sinking capabilities, together with a skirted  Chatter Bait lure. Whether cast & retrieve, jigging or trolling, the range of capabilities and lure actions included in the selection suit chasing a wide variety of...
Gone Fishing Novelty Number Plate
Available
Number Plate

Gone Fishing Novelty Number Plate

HBGGF001
$24.95
Need to show the world you've gone fishing. Then this cool novelty number plate will do the trick. In a classic blue and white text with a white border around the trim. Size: 37.0cm (W) x 13.0cm (L)Origin: Proudly Australian MadeNote: These plates are not meant to be attached to any motor vehicles used on roads.
The 'Performer' Lure Fishing Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

The 'Performer' Lure Fishing Gift Pack

BSTPLFG01
$82.95
The Performer is a great present for the fisher who likes to vary their strategy when lure fishing in estuaries and fresh water, jigging Vibes around snags for Bream and Bass, throwing hard body lures at Barra and Mangrove Jacks, or chasing Flatties with soft plastics. This matched gift set provides a range of jig heads matched to both paddle and curly...
Fishing Beer Holder
Available
Stubby Holder

Fishing Beer Holder

ARFBH002
$12.95
Beer holder for none other than the fishing enthusiast.These neoprene lined holder will keep your beer cold and your hand warm while enjoying your beer.
The Rodfather Fishing T-Shirt
Available
T-Shirts

The Rodfather Fishing T-Shirt

VTRFT001
$17.95
Great t-shirt for the fishing enthusiast. Material: CottonColour: Navy Blue SIZE GUIDE
The All Rounder Lure Fisherman's Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

The All Rounder Lure Fisherman's Gift Pack

BSTTARLF01
$135.95
The All Rounder Lure Fishing Gift Pack is suited to the fisher who likes to fish in coastal saltwater and inland freshwater fishing situations. The All Rounder, as the name suggests, provides a range of over 60 pieces of lure fishing tackle that includes a matched set of soft plastic lures and jig heads, a range of hard body lures suitable for surface,...
The Lure Fishers Toy Box - 1
Available
Fishing

The Lure Fishers Toy Box

BSTLFTB001
$102.95
Just what every Fisherman needs on their day out. The Lure Fishers Toy Box brings some of the best of fishing lure technology together into one set and will provide many options when out chasing a big one, from a boat, yak or shore. Included are selected hard body diving, suspending, and top water lures. These are complemented with a range of soft...
Hook, Line & Sinker Fisherman's Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

Hook, Line & Sinker Fisherman's Gift Pack

BSTHLS001
$74.95
This selection provides a variety of lure designs and sizes. Included are over 70 hard body surface, suspending and diving lures, scented Soft Plastic Vibration Lures and Curly Tail soft plastics, with matched jig heads and weedless fishing rigging options. The inclusions will provide a range of capabilities and actions designed to entice those species...
The Fisherman's Toolkit Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

The Fisherman's Toolkit Gift Pack

BSTFTGP01
$105.95
The Fisherman’s Toolkit doesn’t just provide a soft plastic and hard body lure fishing capability, but also caters to the bait fisher, with a selection of hooks and sinkers that can be used for this purpose as well as weedless lure fishing. The sinking Vibe and floating/diving hard body lures will get in front of those species that hold to the bottom or...
The Top Water Surface Lure Fishing Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

The Top Water Surface Lure Fishing Gift Pack

BSTTWSL01
$59.95
Surface lures offer the most exciting fishing of all. This Gift pack includes a range of 9 Hard Body Lures oriented to surface fishing, and is suitable for species ranging from Whiting, Bass and Flathead, to Trevally and Barra, and other species that will readily strike a lure presented on the surface. Cicadas and grasshoppers become very active in the...
I Love Fishing Novelty Number Plate - 1
Available
Fishing

I Love Fishing Novelty Number Plate

HBILFNP01
$24.95
A great gift for the fishing enthusiast.  Hang it with pride on your garage's wall.Size: 37.0cm (W) x 13.0cm (L)Origin: Proudly Australian MadeNote: These plates are not meant to be attached to any motor vehicles used on roads.
Wish I Was Fishing Manly Mug
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Mug, Flask & Glass

Wish I Was Fishing Manly Mug

ADWIWF02
$16.95
Wish I was fishing Manly Mug for him who loves his fishing more than anything else. 
Man Fishing - Personalised Beige Apron - 2
Available
Personalised Aprons

Personalised Man Fishing Apron

SSMFPBA01
$39.95
Personalise this detailed apron featuring a fishing rod and it's huge catch of the day for the fishing enthusiast. Include any name you like and make it the best birthday, Christmas or Father's Day gift for those who loves fishing more than anything. Apron comes in black or beige with different print colours.  How to Order  First select the colour of...
Eat Sleep Fish Novelty Number Plate - 1
Available
Number Plate

Eat Sleep Fish Novelty Number Plate

HBGGF001
$24.95
Need to show the world all you care about is eat sleep and fish? Then this cool novelty number plate will do the trick. In a classic white and blue embossed text with a blue embossed border around the trim. Size: 37.0cm (W) x 13.0cm (L)Origin: Proudly Australian MadeNote: These plates are not meant to be attached to any motor vehicles used on roads.
All-Weather DriPouch - Water Resistant Smart Phone Pouch - 1
Available
Phone & Tablet Accessories

All-Weather DriPouch - Water Resistant Smart Phone Pouch

ISAWDP06
$12.95
Enjoy all type of adventures with no worries; keep your phone dry and protected with the All-Weather DriPouch. Protects your smart phone against water, dust, sand and snow! Features: Ideal at the beach or pool, on your boat, at the snow or anywhere wet! Splash proof, sand proof and dust proof Clear front allows for touchscreen use  Clear back...
Personalised Man Fishing White T-Shirt - 1
Available
Personalised T-Shirts

Personalised Man Fishing T-Shirt

SSPMFW04
$29.95
Give the angler a designated t-shirt just for him when he is out doing his favourite thing. Comes in a detailed design of an angler with a rod and fish with the saying, "(NAME'S) FISHING SHIRT".  Material: 100% cottonRegular Fit How to Order  First select the t-shirt size in the drop down menu. Then enter the name clearly in the custom box below and...
Personalised Rod Father Black T-Shirt - 1
Available
Personalised T-Shirts

Personalised Rod Father T-Shirt

SSPRFBT02
$29.95
Great practical gift for the angler in your life. This personalised t-shirt with the saying "(NAME) THE ROD FATHER" will guarantee a big smile on his face. Material: Black - 100% cotton, Grey - 90% cotton and 10% polyesterRegular Fit How to Order  First select the t-shirt colour and size in the drop down menu. Then enter the name clearly in the custom...
Gone Fishin' Mug - 2
Available
Mug, Flask & Glass

Gone Fishin' Mug

WVGFMM02
$21.95
Good things come to those to bait.. Before you head out for an early morning drive to the lake, fuel up on some fresh coffee. The Gone Fishin’ mug holds 590ml. of your wake-up juice, letting you tackle the day with ease (see what we did there?). Features: holds 590ml of your favourite beverage a great gift for anglers perfect for the home or office...
Anglers Gear Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

Anglers Gear Pack

BSAGP001
$124.95
The Anglers Gear Pack includes a multi-compartment waist pack made from 1000D Oxford fabric that is durable and water resistant. Suitable for carrying around a water bottle, tackle box and all the other bits, and leaving the hands free when walking the shoreline and throwing around a bait, fly or lure. The head socks and cap will keep the sun off, and...
The Reef Jigger Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

The Reef Jigger Gift Pack

BSTRJ001
$79.95
Designed for the offshore fisher who loves vertical jigging metals around bits of reef, the Reef Jigger Gift Pack’s matched selection of Slow Pitch, Pencil, and Kubara Sliding Head jigs, includes all the rigging accessories needed to custom assemble their own jigging lures. Also a great option for shore jiggers who love casting jigs in various deep...
Snapper Fishers Gift Pack - 1
Available
Fishing

Snapper Fishers Gift Pack

BSSFGP001
$129.95
It’s not just Snapper fishers who will have a great time out with this matched set of jigging tackle, but any fisher who likes reef fishing. There are a range of metal jigs included, and all the bits to rig up as needed on the day. Whether a Kabura style sliding head jig is the fav, or a slow pitch flutter jig is getting all the attention on the day,...
The Tinnie Fisher's Gift Box - 1
Available
Fishing

The Tinnie Fisher's Gift Box

BSTTF001
$97.95
Go fishing with the ‘Tinnie Fishers’ selection of bait and lure fishing tackle that gives the options of sitting back and bait fishing, or, if a bit more activity is needed, some cast and retrieve lure fishing. Make the most of the fishing conditions on the day with this selection of bait fishing terminal tackle, and target a range of species from Bass...
I'd Rather Be Fishing T-Shirt - 1
Available
T-Shirts

I'd Rather Be Fishing T-Shirt

SSIRBFT01
$21.95
Let the world know what you'd rather doing with this t-shirt. Perfect for those who rather be spending his day out there with his rod anytime. Material: 100% combed cotton; 190gsm high quality and soft fabric.Regular Fit Care Instructions: Cold hand wash or gentle wash only Use mild detergent Avoid fabric softener or bleach Do not dry clean Do...
Totally Hooked Fisherman Feet Speak Socks - 1
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Novelty Socks

Totally Hooked Fisherman Feet Speak Socks

MDI Australia
MDIHFFS04
$12.95
Blue socks featuring a fisherman and his freshly caught trout with anti-slip words on the bottom say TOTALLY HOOKED. One size fits most
Sploshies I'd Rather Be Fishing Men's Duo Slippers - 1
Available
Shoes & Slippers

Sploshies I'd Rather Be Fishing Men's Duo Slippers

SHIRBFS02
$19.95
Designed in Australia, the Sploshies I'd Rather Be Fishing Duo Slippers is the perfect mix of fun, functionality and comfort; perfect for the men who loves fishing more than anything else.  Available in sizes: Medium (8/9) and Large (10/11) Features: Machine Washable Non-slip soles Soft, fluffy Sherpa fleece lining Embroidered slipper
Wine Connoisseur Accessories Gift Set - 1
Available
Fishing

Wine Connoisseur Accessories Gift Set

ATCWC004
$29.95
A wine bottle shaped box with everything you need for your wine needs. Accessories include a wine collar, a pourer, a stopper, a foil cutter and a waiters friend. This is a perfect gift for the wine lover.
Billy Bass Singing Fish Wall Mount Plaque - 15th Anniversary Edition - 1
Available
Fishing

Billy Bass Singing Fish Wall Mount Plaque - 15th Anniversary Edition

MDI Australia
WVBBSF04
$69.95
Big Mouth Billy Bass is back by popular demand! 15 years ago he wooed the Queen, our PM and a host of celebrities (plus over a million of us lesser folk ). This special edition sings in a unique style “I Will Survive”.A whole new generation will want to share the magic of this singing sensation. For those of you too young to remember it the first time...
Bass Fish Bottle Opener - 1
Available
Bottle Opener

Bass Fish Bottle Opener

MDI Australia
MDIBFBO06
$9.95
Bass-shaped bottle opener with sturdy polyresin material with realistic fish mould to tackle your beer.Great gift for the fishing enthusiast.
Born to Fish Beer Holder - 1
Available
Stubby Holder

Born to Fish Beer Holder

ARBTF002
$12.95
Beer holder for none other than those wo are born to fish and forced to work.These neoprene lined holder will keep your beer cold and your hand warm while enjoying your beer.
Good Things Come to Those Who Baits Mug and Coaster Set - 3
Available
Mug, Flask & Glass

Good Things Come to Those Who Baits Mug and Coaster Set

LMGTWBS03
$17.95
This coffee and coaster set featuring cheeky sayings "Good things come to those who bait" is a great gift for those who bait! Features: Material: high quality ceramic. Capacity: 350ml Hand wash only. Not suitable for microwave or dishwasher use.
Wishing I Was Fishing Premium Drink Coaster - Pack of 5 - 1
  • New
Available
Barware

Wishing I Was Fishing Premium Drink Coaster - Pack of 5

ATWWFDC04
$7.95
This Premium Drink Coaster is a great gift for the baiters out there; combining both their passion (beer and fishing) in one!Features: Size: 10cm x 10cm Material: Cardboards Comes in a pack of 5
3-In-1 Flashlight Lantern with Bottle Opener by Gentlemen's Hardware - 1
  • New
Available
Car Gadgets

3-In-1 Flashlight Lantern with Bottle Opener by Gentlemen's Hardware

DCFLGH06
$34.95
This 3-in-1 portable flashlight and lantern is designed in pocket size, in addition to three scenarios to set the lantern, it is also equipped with LED flashlight and a bottle opener. Great handy tool for the car and outdoor whether you're out camping, fishing, hiking or any adventure at all.  Features: Comes with a handy hanging loops for hands free...
Good Things Come to Those Who Bait Novelty Mug - 1
  • New
Available
Mug, Flask & Glass

Good Things Come to Those Who Bait Novelty Mug

WVGTCM03
$29.95
Love your tea? And "reely" love fishing? Well take a break with a brew in this fun, novelty fishing mug equipped with a working miniature fishing rod for dunking your teabag, biscuits or other yummy treats. This ceramic fishing mug makes a great gift for a fish mad husband, dad, grandad, or man in your life on Father’s Day, Birthdays, Christmas or even...
Master Baiter Fishing Mug - 1
  • New
Available
Mug, Flask & Glass

Master Baiter Fishing Mug

LMMB003
$14.95
Have you mastered baiting? Are you the master of baiters? Then you're a Master Baiter. You know you want this mug. Size: 350ml
Reel Adventure Fishing Mug
Out of stock
Mug, Flask & Glass

Reel Adventure Fishing Mug

MDIFSHM03
$14.95
The perfect mug for the man who loves fishing complete with dynamic 3D salmon handle. Excellent gift for a fishing fanatic.
The Idiots Guide to Anglin’ & Danglin’ - 1
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Books

The Idiots Guide to Anglin’ & Danglin’

AADIGB01
$19.95
Australia’s favourite sons, Barry Jeffreys and Roy McCoy bring you The Idiots Guide to Anglin’ & Danglin’ in full colour and flexi cover; bringing you all the hilarious tips from Barry & Roy. Brought to life by AFL legend Terry Daniher and comedian Anthony “Lehmo” Lehmann, Barry and Roy serve up a hot parody of the great fishing guides any Aussie proudly...
Mens Gone Fishing Socks by Bamboozld - 1
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Novelty Socks

Mens Gone Fishing Socks by Bamboozld

BZMGF003
$16.95
These men's gone fishing socks by Bamboozld are made for the passionate angler.   Made from sustainably sourced bamboo, Bamboozld socks provide the ultimate comfort while looking after the environment.Luxuriously soft, stretchy and breathable this anti-bacterial fibre not only prevents odour but provides moisture-wicking and anti-bacterial properties...
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Fishing Gifts That Are Great On All Occasions

Finding the perfect fishing gift can be a challenge. You want to get something that the fisherman will appreciate, but you also want to make sure that it is something that they will use. Our product range includes many cool fishing gift ideas even for the fishing dad. So no matter what gift you get from fishing gear, fish hook ring or ring fish pliers just make sure it's something practical or something they need.

Read Our Post15 Fishing Gifts For Men For Any Occasion

What to get a person who loves fishing?

There are many factors to consider before you buy someone a fishing related gift. Such as their fishing style, the type of fish they like to catch, and what kind of equipment they already have. The more information you can gather about them the better you'll be in picking the right gift for them.

Our perfect gift recommendations are Fishing Multi-Tool, Tackle Box / Fishing Lure, Fishing Pliers, Fishing Shirt, Fishing Cap, or Stubby.

What are some funny fishing gift ideas?

At DadShop we sell novelty fishing gifts that you won't easily find over the counter. We have a range of funny fishing presents from, stubby holders, novelty t-shirts and funny signs. Our range of great gift ideas is funny yet practical.

What Are Some Common Fishing Tools To Use?

Some common fishing tools include a fishing pole, fishing kit, fishing grippers, ring fishing pliers, stainless steel fishing multi-tool (which should include a fishing knife) and fish finders.

Other fishing gear you might want to consider are a fishing tackle backpack, tackle box and fish hook remover.

Finding the right fishing gadgets for your fishing trip can be the difference between a good or bad fishing experience.

What time of day is best for fishing?

The best time of day to fish is early in the morning or late in the evening when the sun is not as strong. fishing during the midday can be difficult because the fish are often deeper in the water to avoid the heat of the sun.

What is a good fishing gift for a beginner?

If you know someone who is just starting to fish, we highly recommend one of our fishing lure gift pack. They contain a lot of useful tools and lures for any beginner and experienced fisherman.

5 Fishing Tips To Improve Your Skills

If you're like most fishermen, you're always looking for ways to improve your fishing skills. The good news is that there are many things you can do to become a better fisherman. Here are five tips that will help you catch more fish and have more fun fishing.

  1. Get to know your fish
    It is important to know the fish you are going to catch because each type of fish reacts differently to different fishing lures and techniques.
  2. Pick the right bait
    Picking the right bait is important because it can make a difference between catching a fish and going home empty-handed.
  3. Use the right fishing gear
    If you want to be a successful fisherman, you need to use the right fishing gear. This includes using the proper fishing rod, reel, line, and hooks.
  4. Fish in the right place
    Fishing in the right place is key to success. You need to find a spot where the fish are biting.
  5. Be patient
    Patience is a virtue, especially when fishing. If you don't catch anything right away, don't give up. Keep fishing and you'll eventually find the fish you're looking for.

Does Fishing Involve Skill?

Fishing does involve skill. The more you fish, the better you'll become at it. Some experts say that fishing gear can also improve your skill.

What Are the Different Types of Fishing?

There are many different types of fishing, including fly fishing, bait fishing, spin fishing, and trolling. each type of fishing has its own set of skills and techniques.

What Is Bait Fishing?

Bait fishing is a type of fishing where the fisherman uses live bait to attract fish. The most common type of bait used in bait fishing is worms. Other popular baits include minnows, crickets, and leeches.

What Is Spin Fishing?

Spin fishing is a type of fishing where the fisherman uses a spinning reel to cast their line. Spin fishing is a great way to catch fish in deep water and you will require specific spin fishing gear for this.

What Is Fly Fishing?

Fly fishing is a type of fishing where the fisherman uses a fly, or artificial lure, to attract fish. The most common type of fly used in fly fishing is the wet fly. Other popular flies include the dry fly, nymph, and streamer.

What Is Trolling?

Trolling is a type of fishing where the fisherman drags their bait behind their boat as they travel through the water. Trolling is a great way to catch fish in large bodies of water.

The Wrap Up ...

When it comes to a great gift, it's important to consider the individual's fishing style and preferences. If you're not sure what type of fishing gear they need, a gift certificate is always a safe bet. DadShop has a wide selection of fishing presents that are perfect for any occasion.

Additional Information About Fishing?

Should I Use Stainless Steel Tools?

If you're fishing in saltwater, it's important to use stainless steel fishing tools to prevent rust.

What Should I Bring On A Fishing Trip?

When packing for a fishing trip, it's important to bring the essentials, including a fishing rod, reel, line, bait, and tackle. You should also bring a first aid kit, sunscreen, and insect repellent.

You might also need to consider a fishing license depending on where you are fishing. The more fishing experience you get the better prepared you'll be on your next trip.