If you are a surfcaster or you're shopping for one and don't know what you want this holiday season, the 2019 Surfcaster's Gift Guide should help give you some good ideas.
The Guide is full of great gifts and includes our newest, best-selling and most recommended items in the surfcasting category, as well as some good ideas by price. If you are still jammed up, Gift Certificates are always a good fit.
New! : The Lamiglas Nightshift Surf Rods
The Lamiglas Nightshift Surf Rod was inspired by the Surfcasters Journal Nightshift Crew and developed by surfcasting gurus at Lamiglas. This impressive new rod has a blank constructed with new M4 Nano particle tech and multidirectional carbon fiber.
Beautifully hand-crafted start to finish in the USA.
Best Seller: The Guy Cotten Surf Top
The Guy Cotten Surf Top is one of our Best Sellers year round. It sells all year because you can bundle when it is cold and it's light enough for summer duty on all but the muggiest nights.
Under $250: Danco Premio Titanium Pliers
If you get someone a pair of Danco Premio Titanium Pliers they definitely will remember that gift for a LONG time.
Built of titanium they're built to last and are backed with a Lifetime Warranty. High quality and perfect for your favorite surfcaster.
Under $100: Surfcaster Hoody
This Champion hooded sweatshirt features a heavy duty 12 ounce per yard reverse weave, the heaviest weight Champion currently produces. It's definitely no lightweight. 82% cotton feels soft against your skin and the 18% polyester provides shape-keeping durability.
Keep your surfcaster warm in cold weather with this SWE favorite.
Under $50: Stormr Torque Gloves
Stormr Torque Gloves are a very practical item for the surfcaster. They will certainly keep you warm in the shoulder seasons. Perhaps, more importantly, they provide the protection needed to gain your casting perch when the barnacles would have done a number on your fingertips.
Under $30: Alan's Custom Lures
Alan's Custom Lures are first and foremost deadly on a wide variety of species, but being custom made and somewhat rare they make a great gift for a surfcaster.
Looking for a "Wow!": Van Staal VSX Spinning Reels
Ever since it arrived the Van Staal Spinning Reel claimed the spot of the best reel for the job of surfcasting. Many of the originals from 25+ years ago are still in service with no sign of slowing down. Waterproof, tough, and built to last a lifetime or two it's possibly the greatest gift possible for a surfcaster.
Friggin' Awesome! The Osa Pennisula, Costa Rica
The Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica is a sportfishing paradise. Touted to be ‘one of the most biologically intense places on earth’ by National Geographic. Osa also offers some of the finest surf, fly and inshore in the world, with inshore species including giant roosterfish, snappers, groupers, jacks, and rainbow runners, and offshore waters offering some of the world’s largest Pacific sailfish, blue, striped, and black marlin, dorado or mahi-mahi, wahoo, and yellowfin tuna. Good thing former SWE employee Tom Enderlin has built a highly regarded guide service in the heart of the best surf, fly and inshore opportunities that Osa has to offer.