Gifts for Anglers
Congratulations to all the anglers who won the prizes below, and thank you for continuing to support our local merchants. Buying local helps keep our merchants in business and our friends employed. In the future we hope to add new gift ideas to our list because we think all anglers need a gift now and then.
Rod Sprocket The Rod Sprocket is a locally manufactured, fully universal shoreline fishing rod holder capable of attaching to almost anything! Strap it to a rock, your cooler, a tree, your fishing buddy, or whatever else is around. What’s holding your rod up?
The Crockett Book Company Barry Ord Clarke, aka the Feather Bender, is a master fly tyer and skilled photographer. This technique and pattern book is aimed at all tyers from beginner to advanced.
Sport Fishing on the Fly Be the envy of your fellow anglers with this official Sport Fishing on the Fly Flexfit ballcap. Of course as a gift you should also throw in some flies. How about a 12 pack of dry flies with 6 of Don’s Carpet Caddis flies, and 6 Italian Spider flies. Nice!
Powderhound Sports Keep your mobile phone safe with the watertight See Pouch, and when darkness falls the dependable Petzl 250 lumen headlamp will show you the way.
Leather and Steel Whether digging for bait, or camping in the great outdoors this folding shovel, saw, hatchet and clip-on rechargeable cap light has you covered. Just add a fishing pole and it’s a great outdoor survival kit.
Country Roads General Store What hardcore angler wouldn’t love a rainbow trout placard for their cave and a stainless Cold-1 can cooler to keep their favorite canned beverages chilly?
Valley Firearms After you net your Walleye in this new net, make quick work of them with this 7.5 inch razor-sharp 420J2 stainless Kershaw fillet knife with glass-filled nylon handle and K-Texture Grip.
Marks. Can an angler ever really have too many fishing caps? We think not. Add a set of polarized sunglasses to cut through the glare and add a touch of class.
RossVegas Boardshop This 6″ by 3 1/2″ premium Cutts and Bows aluminum fly box can hold up to 276 small flies. Matched with the enameled camping mug this makes a beautiful and unique gift.
Visit the Rossvegas Boardshop in Rossland for great skate and snowboarding supplies, accessories, and clothing.
Bear Country Kitchen Everyone knows you need a fish basket to grill delicate fish to perfection without sticking to the grill. Spice it up with a little salt, pepper, and garlic butter, then cleanly pull bones with fish bone tweezers.
Gerick Sports A small waterproof first aid kit is always a good idea to carry when enjoying the great outdoors. Add a Yeti can cooler to keep drinks icy cold and you have a fabulous gift for your favorite angler.
Gold Rush Book Store The Backroad Mapbook is an all-season outdoor adventure map with local information on fishing sites, hunting sites, camping sites, hiking trails and much more.
Amaral Family Liquidation Grill tender asparagus, and even bacon and eggs with a reusable non-stick BBQ mat. Top the pitmaster ensemble off with a Flexfit cap, and protect them from the ‘skeeters with Deep Woods off. Throw in a soft cooler bag for good measure, and you got another great gift.
GFA IDA Pharmacy When going on multiple day adventures everyone should have a recreational first aid kit, an emergency blanket, and Muskol if you are venturing into ‘skeeter, no-see-um, and tick country.
Canadian Tire This compact tackle box features two rack-mount removable plastic fly trays and generous top storage compartment. The fleece lined neoprene gloves keep hands warms and dry on chilly days.
Ferraro Foods You’d be hard pressed to find anyone that wouldn’t appreciate a $50 gift card from Ferraro’s. Fresh fish, amazing meat, the bakery, and more types of cheese than you can shake a fish at. No wonder so many people rave about Ferarro Foods!
Rock Island Tape Center The Happy Plugs wireless bluetooth 4.1 headset is made in Stockholm and features 8 hours of battery life. Pair it to your mobile phone to listen to music and make calls using the built in mic and remote.
Maglio Building Centre -Rona This well-built 15″ x 12″ organizer has 21 bins for weights, lures and other gear. Treat yourself to Vice Grip needle-nose pliers to pinch barbs, and light the way with the Craftsmen 90 degree 3-mode LED light.
Country Roads This eye-catching 8″ rustic cast iron wall hanger is the perfect place to hang your key rings. Add a stainless Cold-1 can cooler and you have a great gift for your favorite angler.
Mills Office Productivity When the fishing is good, why not log your catches and location in your 2021 daily planner. After the sun sets gather your friends and family together to play the classic board game with a Canadian twist; Canada-Opoly. You can play and tell them about the big one that got away!
JJ’s fashions This Herschel Supply Co. Seventeen Hip Pack with waterproof zippers has 3.5 litres of storage space. Pair it with Sun Bum SPF 30 sunscreen in a stick format for your face for a great gift idea.
The Doorway Every angler should have ornaments for the tree. These trout in a pan and fishing vest are sure to become family heirlooms. Keep your favorite anglers feet warm with plush Snoozies slippers, and if your man-angler is a keeper let him know with this double walled stainless steel can cooler.
Trail Hammer and bolt Co. Keep your angler dry and fishing when the weather turns foul with this 3-piece Pioneer rain gear with bib-pants and jacket with detachable hood. The high grip Zenith gloves are good to -50 Celcius, and the Jet brand needle-nose pliers should be in everyone’s tacklebox.
Shoppers Drug Mart. A little known secret…Most anglers tend to love grilling and smoking food. This 20 pack of Smokehouse rubs & spices is the ultimate pitboss gift that keeps giving. Your angler gets the gift, you get to taste test. For the long low-and-slow cooks we recommend throwing in the newest copies of Fly Fusion and Fishing Adventures magazines.
Gabriella’s Restaurant What angler wouldn’t love going out for dinner after a hard day of fishing, especially when they have Walleye on the menu! When it comes to delicious Walleye, if you can’t catch it or don’t know how to cook it, try it at Gabriella’s.
L’Bear’s Natural Foods and Supplements Insect bites and sunburn are common with all outdoor activities. No Bite Zone is an all natural, plant-derived lotion that keeps the ‘skeeters at bay and protects the skin. The Attitude 30 SPF mineral sunscreen is hypoallergenic, dermatologically tested and EWG verified.
Visit L’Bear’s Natural Foods and Supplements in downtown Trail for vitamin supplements, heathy natural foods and snacks, and for all your alternative and holistic health care needs on your journey to optimum wellness.
Trail Beer Refinery Look your best when hitting the water or going out on the town with these matching TBR accessories. Fish bite more often when you wear a ballcap, and when you get back into public slip on this matching mask to look great and keep our community safe.
Petro Canada This is a gift all anglers will appreciate to fill up their boat, automobile, or buy some munchies and ice for a great day of fishing.
The Source This wireless bluetooth headset will let your favorite angler listening to music for up to 15 hours, and the integrated mic will let them call you to let you know if there will be fish for dinner.
Natures Looking Glass This metal parking sign will let others know this space is reserved for real anglers, and we included a set of Lazy One printed boxers for something a little more personal…
Visit Natures Looking Glass at the Waneta Plaza for a wide range of gifts items, but hurry as they are only open for the Christma… Fishmas season. 🙂
Colander Restaurant It’s a well known fact, anglers must be regularly fed. Why not treat your favorite angler to a great meal at the Colander -It’s a Trail Tradition!
Sport Fishing on the Fly Every fly fisher needs flys. This nymph 12-pack contains 2 each of Don’s Purple Prince, Don’s Green Machine, Don’s Orange Caddis Nymph Dy’s Buggy Prince, Columbia River Nymph Claret, and Columbia River Nymph Olive flies.
Gifts for Anglers is made possible with support from Columbia Basin Trust.