Editor’s Choice Sportfishing Gift Guide 2017
At InTheBite, we’re really excited about the holidays this year. In the spirit of the season, we’ve compiled what we believe to be the ultimate package of gifts for people who really enjoy boating, fishing and hunting (and their significant others). Selecting gifts for the passionate outdoorsman can be difficult. Our approach involved thinking about what the places we’d most like to fish, the animals we’d most like to shoot, and the ways we’d most like to travel to get there. We then thought about the tackle and equipment we’d like to be using while making it all happen.
We’ve also included some really great (and highly practical) gifts that will come in handy on the boat. These include some of the latest and greatest in marine electronics, dock toys that will help you get around the Bahamas in style, and even some new boats themselves. We’ve broken down the gift options into categories. Included are both products and experiences. Some are ideas for yourself and your friends, but we’ve also included a few pointers for your wives and girlfriends, as well. Here are the categories: Hunting Trips, Fishing Expeditions, Guns, Tackle, Dock Toys, Boats, Aviation, Automotive, Clothing, Electronics, Culinary, Gifts for Her, and Last-Minute Gifts.
We had a good time putting this together and hope that it’s a good, useful read. One more thing…Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and all the best during the holiday season from your friends at InTheBite.
What do you get for the guy that has everything? How about a gun-toting trip to chase wild beasts in some majestic outdoor locale. Here are a few ideas.
Capt. Brad Philipps’ Toro River Lodges – Whether with a Camera or a Rifle, Bring your African Safari Dreams to Life
Get up close and personal with the Big 5 animals and a multitude of Southern Africa’s wildlife. All-inclusive photo safari rates average about $600 per person per day, with groups of 4-8 being ideally catered to. Visit www.tororiverlodges.com
Bienville Plantation – Trophy Gator, Big Bass Combo Trip
A combined trophy alligator hunt/big bass trip is sure to fit the bill. Add fine dining and luxury accommodations, this is a gift anyone would love. Visit www.bienville.com
Idaho Elk Trip of a Lifetime: Richie Outfitters
Fly into base camp. Pack in, pack out. Combination elk, deer, wolf and bear hunting trips in the Idaho wilderness. Giant elk and excellent fishing, too. Experience of a lifetime. From $5300, www.richieoutfitters.com
Texas Trophy Wonderland – Cotton Mesa: Whitetails, Exotics and More
From giant whitetails to exotics from around the world, Cotton Mesa Ranch is a hunting destination of epic proportions. Exotics include axis, blackbuck, bison, gemsbok, fallow deer, kudu and more. Visit www.cottonmesawhitetail.com