A Fly Fishing Christmas – What Do I Do?

A Fly Fisherman will secretly purchase all they need for their hobby during yhe year, as a non fisher-person what do you purchase as a present for a fly fisherman? Buying presents for birthdays and Christmas is difficult enough as it is, what do you do when you do not understand their hobby?

* Fly Fishing Rods, Reels and Fly Lines

A Fly Fisherman uses key basic tools for their sport, unless you know that they require a specific rod, reel and fly lines then this is an area to avoid like the plague, it is highly specialised and each fisherman will have specific requirements for their rods, reels and lines.

So where do you go what can you purchase?

There are many presents that you can purchase for a fly fisherman. It is simply a matter of understanding their hobby. Gifts can range from utilitarian to the highly personal and unique.

* Buffalo and Calf Leather Rod and Reel Cases

One of the nicest presents available is buffalo rod cases and buffalo reel cases. For the budget sensitive you can purchase regular calf leather at a lower price. These can take from one to four rods and provide not only beautiful protection but also enable the fisherman to take their rods and reels safely on planes, trains and automobiles! Buffalo leather is very hardy and comes as polished and treated or unpolished, each has its own unique beauty. With plastic innards to protect the rods these will last a lifetime and are going to be the envy of every fisherman.

* Comic Gifts

There are many fishing plaques and picture frames which can be personalised with addition of the fisherman’s, family or your own photo on. Of course there are many simpler gifts with fishing mugs and key-rings.

* Fly Fishing Flies and Boxes

Bread and butter to every fisherman is fishing flies, if they regularly go to fishing to lakes purchase fishing streamer bundles or fly fishing lures. If they go to rivers then nymphs and dry flies are usually the ideal present. Any good supplier will be able to make a recommendation and will sell bundles of flies. Of course that present can be enhanced with a fly box, remember most fishermen are gadget fanatics, they love boxes for their flies!

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