Beast of a Holiday Gift Guide

The Best of the Best in Fishing and Boating

December 2021 Feature

With everyone having the "supply chain jitters," even folks in leadership positions are suggesting to shop early this year. With that in mind, we wanted to share some premium presents long before Black Friday.

Raymarine Element HV Sonar/GPS Combo

The Element™ CHIRP Sonar / GPS series from Raymarine gives anglers the upper hand when hunting for fish and their habitat. Delivering the sharpest view of the underwater world, Element’s HyperVision™ 1.2 megahertz sonar technology, turns up the resolution of DownVision, SideVision, and RealVision 3D to a new level of precision imaging and fish identification. Perfect for fishing kayaks, freshwater fishing boats, and inshore saltwater fishing boats. Starts at $574.99. raymarine.com/element-series.

Sharkbanz 2

The world's first active shark deterrent band. Designed for beachgoers, ocean athletes, and marine professionals, Sharkbanz uses patented magnetic technology developed by marine biologists to deter predatory shark species. $94. sharkbanz.com.

St. Croix Triumph Travel Rods

Never miss an opportunity to fish with legendary St. Croix performance. St. Croix Triumph Travel Rods break down into four pieces for easy transport in luggage, a backpack or your car’s trunk, while fishing with one-piece performance. Choose from five fast-action spinning models and one casting model ranging from ultra-light to medium-heavy power. $140-$150. stcroixrods.com.

OX NFuse Ozone Sprayer

The OZ NFuse Ozone Sprayer injects ozone molecules directly into ordinary water, transforming it into a powerful and highly economical means of destroying odors and bacteria on any surface. Ideal for removing funky or fishy odors as well as bacteria and viruses, the OZ NFuse Ozone Sprayer has been proven to kill up to 99.9% of bacteria. Use on fabrics, livewells, coolers, fish boxes, bait-storage containers, deck carpets, cutting boards, countertops and other food-prep surfaces at home. $129.99. https://www.scentlok.com/nfuse-ozone-sprayer-black



Hobie Inflatable PFD


Feel safe and secure on the water with a low-profile inflatable PFD. The harness style life jacket provides all-day comfort on the water while broadening your range of motion for casting, taking photos, and paddling. $135.00. hobie.com.



DAIWA D-VEC Hooded Sweatshirt with Facemask


Black D-VEC integrated face mask and hooded sweatshirt is constructed from 100% polyester. Great to keep you warm, protected and comfortable in all types of conditions. Sizes S-3XL. $69.95. daiwa.us.


Sharkbanz Zeppelin


Using patented magnetic technology researched and tested by marine biologists on predatory shark species, Sharkbanz Fishing tackle overwhelms a shark’s electroreception, creating a highly unpleasant sensation that can stop the ocean’s Taxman in his tracks – protecting your catch, gear, and good time on the water. Sharkbanz tackle does not harm sharks or repel other fish. The Zeppelin's compact design minimizes drag and can be used to replace the sinker on your rig. $75. sharkbanz.com.



Northland Stocking Stuffer Kit


This limited time stocking stuffer kit comes with a variety of Northland’s hottest lures including the new Tungsten Jigs, Bro Bug Spoon and Buck-Shot Coffin Spoon. Also includes Northland’s newest stocking hat to keep you warm on the coldest winter days. 15-pieces. Sizes and colors may vary. $49.99. shop.northlandtackle.com.



Northland Color Extension Kit

Includes Northland’s fabulous 2022 color palette in popular baits, as well as a tackle box: Buck-Shot Rattle Spoon, Macho Minnow Spoon, Puppet Minnow, Rippin' Shad, Forage Minnow Spoon and Forage Minnow Jig. 23-pieces. Sizes and colors may vary. $84.99. shop.northlandtackle.com.






St. Croix Crappie Holiday Tee


What’s better than an ugly Christmas sweater? A versatile long-sleeve tee that looks like one with a distinct angling flavor. St. Croix’s special-edition Holiday Long Sleeve is only available for a limited time, so order yours today before they’re gone. $34.99. Shop at stcroixrods.com/collections/apparel.




DAIWA Saltist


Rugged and durable Saltist® Spinning reels are made to withstand the elements. They feature a Magsealed main shaft, Magsealed line roller and (CRBB) corrosion resistant ball bearings for long lasting smoothness and performance. Other amenities include a lightweight Air Rotor design, Air Bail®–tubular stainless for lightweight strength, Digigear™ digital gear design, Dynamic Cut Aluminum ABS spool and waterproof carbon ATD drag system. $229.99. daiwa.us.





DAIWA Fuego LT


The Fuego LT series of spinning reels showcases the use of lighter, tougher materials. The innovative Magsealed main shaft delivers butter smooth performance while preventing water or dirt intrusion. Its machined aluminum handle is ergonomically correct and screws easily into the body. Six ball bearings and one roller bearing combine to create the ultimate in velvety operation in its price range. $99.99 daiwa.us



St. Croix Tundra Ice Rods


Angler-driven features meet world-class performance and durability in St. Croix’s semi-custom Tundra Series, nine all-new handcrafted ice rods optimized for comfort and performance in support of multiple ice presentations. $100-$130 with a five-year warranty. stcroixrods.com.




Hobie Mirage Lynx


Relish the power of pedal propulsion, in both forward and reverse. The effortless speed of the MirageDrive 180 with Kick-Up Fins combined with the streamlined, sleek hull of the Lynx make for a truly epic ride. The flat-bottom design provides confidence-inducing stability and ultimate maneuverability. Lightweight materials meet optimal performance with ACE-TEC Technology. Weighing only 45 lbs. and equipped with rear loading skid pads, easily throw it on the roof of your car for uncomplicated transport. $2,995. hobie.com.

Eagle Claw Ultimate Terminal Kit

If there’s a silver lining to COVID, it’s the extraordinary uptick in the number of anglers. More families in boats and lining the bank than we’ve seen in years. And for new anglers, simple and effective is the way to go. This kit includes an assortment of hooks, sinkers, swivels, snells, rigs, floats and other terminal tackle for all freshwater species. Featuring an assortment of American Made hooks and other terminal tackle items for targeting a wide array of freshwater species, the Eagle Claw Ultimate Terminal Kit provides necessities that any angler can use as the foundational tackle of their freshwater tackle box. This is the quickest, easiest way to stock a tackle box with essentials so that an angler is ready to target and adjust based on conditions or what's biting.



DAIWA J-Braid x8 Grand


Strong, and resistant to abrasion yet well-bodied enough to lay smoothly on the spool. J-Braid x8 GRAND line is a complete line up of high quality 8 carrier braid made of the finest materials from Japan. These 8 carriers are supple yet 4 times as abrasion resistant as a typically tougher 4 carrier. Cast long. Feel the bites. From $19.99. daiwa.us.





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