24 Gifts for Striper Fishermen

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From surf to boat, and Maine to Maryland, the striped bass reigns supreme as the world’s greatest gamefish. Here are some of the items at the top of our wishlist for next striper season.

Best Gifts for Striper Fishermen

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Polarized and scratch resistant, the Costa Lido sunglasses also feature top and side shields to keep excess sunlight out and minimize glare and light interference. Starting at $204 

Columbia Men’s Drift Guide Wading Jacket

Columbia Men’s Drift Guide Wading Jacket

The waterproof, breathable, seam-sealed Columbia Men’s Drift Guide Wading Jacket is easy packable and cut to the perfect length for wearing over waders. Starting at $100

Sea Striker Deluxe Surf, Pier, and Beach Cart

The multi-purpose Sea Striker Deluxe Surf, Pier, and Beach Cart has a lightweight, galvanized steel frame and features seven built-in, durable PVC rod holders, and capacity to hold up to a 54-quart cooler. $130

Daiwa Free Swimmer

Daiwa Free Swimmer

The Daiwa Free Swimmer‘s’ secondary bait-feeder drag system allows stripers, sharks, or blues to take a bait with minimal resistance until the angler engages the Daiwa ATD drag with a turn of the reel handle. $200

Groove Life Guy Harvey Rings

Save your wedding band from damage or loss while on the water without losing the sentiment. Groove Life’s Guy Harvey Rings are made of silicone and come in an array of fish-themed prints. $45

St. Croix Seage

St. Croix Seage

Designed to be stronger, more flexible, lighter, and more impact resistance, St. Croix Seage rods are ready to for the hostile conditions encountered in the surf.

Van Staal VS X2

Van Staal VS X2

The Van Staal VS X2 features a fully machined 6061 aluminum single-piece body with a lengthened stem, power-grip handle knob, and an oversized drag knob. Fully sealed and 100% submersible, it is designed to handle the harshest conditions and meanest fish in the surf. Starting at $800

Turtle Cove Tackle Rescue Knife

Turtle Cove Tackle Rescue Knife

With a blunt tip, the stainless-steel Turtle Cove Tackle Rescue Knife was designed with personal safety at the forefront. The sheath features a belt loop for easy access in the surf and a 24½-inch lanyard secured to a dive ring and carabiner. $89

On The Water YETI Rambler 20-ounce Travel Mug

With a mug-handle grip and leak-resistant, twist-on lid, the heavy-duty On The Water YETI Rambler 20-ounce Travel Mug will keep coffee hot while getting knocked around during a dawn patrol in the surf. $38

AFTCO Women’s Reaper Windproof Jacket

AFTCO Women’s Reaper Windproof Jacket

Constructed from a durable stretch ripstop softshell fabric that has a DWR finish and keeps the wind chill out, the AFTCO Women’s Reaper Windproof Jacket features a built-in face mask lined with ultra-warm fleece material. $119

Sionyx Nightwave Marine Camera

This ultra-low-light marine camera allows boaters to easily spot obstacles and debris in moonless starlight without white light or expensive thermal cameras. $1,595

BKK Hybrid Circle Hook

This heavy-duty circle hook has BKK’s Super Slide coating, a 45-degree upturned eye for easy snelling, and an inline point to comply with striped bass regulations. Starting at $7

Simms Fall Run Collared Jacket

Constructed with a DWR-treated shell, this three-season jacket features internal quilting on the upper front and back body, providing a smooth exterior for abrasion resistance when worn with waders. $139

On The Water Striper Camo Hoodie

This midweight hooded sweatshirt features our striper logo against a black camo backdrop. $75

HUK A1A Hoodie

This highly breathable and UPF-rated hooded performance shirt features a built-in face gaiter and mesh ventilation under the arms to keep angler’s cool. Starting at $65

Ugly Stik Carbon Inshore

Built to take the beatings dished out by stripers and blues, this rod has a solid graphite tip to deliver lightweight performance and increased sensitivity, all while maintaining the signature toughness of an Ugly Stik. $100

Shimano Spheros SW Combo

This combo is perfect for advancing anglers looking to level up their current striper setup to an outfit with smooth performance and enough durability to handle saltwater spray. Starting at $199

Seaguar Inshore Fluorocarbon Leader

Designed for maximum abrasion resistance, this 100% fluorocarbon leader material is perfect for targeting stripers over rocky bottom, and comes at an approachable price point for a 100-yard spool to last for a season’s worth of striper fishing. Starting at $18

AFTCO Warm Wool Merino Gloves

Most fishermen quite before the stripers do because of uncomfortable late-season conditions. A good set of gloves, like the Warm Wool Merino Gloves from Aftco helps anglers extend their striper seasons to the bitter (cold) end. Silicone-printed, hefty palm grip and touchscreen-compatible weave to allow anglers to fish and adjust electronics without removing them. $19

Nick Mayer Art Schoolie Aluminum Metal Print

No striper angler’s home is complete without some artwork celebrating the greatest species that swims. These high-gloss and scratch-resistant prints made from 100% recycled aluminum are a creative and decorative addition to the fishiest room in the house. Starting at $186

On The Water Striped Bass Socks

Show your love of stripers right down to your toes with these comfortable striper-patterned socks. $15

Fisher Chrome Bullet Space Pen

This new series of corrosion resistant Fisher pens with Cerakote coating features ceramic outer layer to stabilize grip if your pen gets wet. If the writing surface gets wet, Fisher’s PR4 ink cartridge will write over the damp surface, making it perfect for keeping that fishing log up to date while on the water. $34

Hardy Fortuna Regent Reel

A fully sealed, multi-pad disc-drag system capable of 22 pounds of drag, along with a large arbor, makes this fly reel a saltwater workhorse for albies, stripers, blues, and even tuna. Starting at $750


Columbia Skiff Guide Half-Zip Hooded Fleece Pullover

This hooded half-zip fleece repels water and provides UPF 50 sun protection while cutting the chill during spring and fall-run outings. $80

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