2018 Inshore Angler's Gift Guide
If you don't know what you want, the Saltwater Edge Inshore Anglers Gift Guide is full of awesome gifts for the kayak and center console angler. It includes our newest, best-selling and most recommended items in the inshore category, as well as some good ideas by price. If you STILL can't figure out where you want to go, Gift Certificates are always perfect.
New: The Van Staal VR50
The Van Staal VR50 is capable of putting the boots to most any inshore gamefish. There is simply no other reel of its size that packs a whopping 25lbs of drag and provides 37 inches per turn; all this in reel weighing less than 9 oz and fully sealed (a big plus for kayak guys). Read our VR50 Gear Review. ($489)
Best Seller: The Boga Grip 30lb and 60lb
The Boga Grip 30lb and 60lb have become one of the favorite tools of everyone who ever owns one. Great for controlling a big bass and weighing one up to 50lbs. Also, the 30lb is handy to safely land bluefish ($124.95 and $249.95)
Top Tackle: St Croix Legend Inshore Rods
St Croix Legend Inshore Rods have been a huge hit! Using only the best non-corrosive components, including the slim yet strong aluminum-oxide rings and titanium frames of Kigan Master Hand Zero Tangle guides, as well as a Kigan titanium hook-keeper for the utmost in protection from saltwater’s destructive properties. The handle is both exceptionally comfortable and sensitive with a super-grade cork handle and Fuji® PTS blank-touch reel seat with built-in hood, often referred to as the "comfort grip" that also adds even more sensitivity to the fingertips. Great job by St Croix the Legend Inshore will soon to be your favorite inshore rod. ($290)
Under $100: Saltwater Edge Premium Striper Hoody
Saltwater Edge Premium Striper Hoody This is, as far as we know, the heaviest weight hoody material out there. We sourced these from Kellsport in Fall River, Massachusetts and they are made in the USA. We reorder each fall, as those beloved hoodies have slowly been lost or loved to death by their owners. If you pick up or put on one of these, you'll know it's worth every penny ($99.95).
Under $50: The Simms Solarflex Longsleeve Crewneck Shirt in Water Print or Solid
The Simms Solarflex Longsleeve Crewneck Shirt in Water Print or Solid is gear you wear offering full protection for saltwater fishing in a super light shirt. UPF50 protection built in and an extended coverage collar help protect you from the sun while on the water. The Simms Solarflex Shirt utilizes a super light, soft and stretch-knit fabric for comfort and mobility. ($49.95)
Stocking Stuffer: The AFTCO Lanyard
The AFTCO Lanyard is great for holding all those important gadgets close buy. A soft vinyl coil with two corrosion resistant nickel plated steel quick clips for an easy and quick release of tools. ($7.99)
Going for a "Wow!": Shimano TwinPower XD
No one NEEDS to have a reel this awesome for false albacore, bonito, stripers, blues and any other inshore saltwater action, but that doesn't mean it isn't an incredible reel to own and fish. Which makes the Shimano TwinPower XD Spinning Reel a the perfect gift for the holidays.