The want list of an angler may be very long but if you are looking for something ‘big’ to celebrate the festive season, check out our line up of bivvies, gadgets, rods and more. We want to help you wrap up something great for the angler in your life this Christmas or for a little Christmas bonus to yourself. To view our Christmas Store, click here.
The modern approach to angling is full of some amazing advances in technology, all helping to improve that fishing experience. If you want to surprise the angler in your life with some technical gear, check out the following items…
Both of these Deeper devices use integrated GPS enabling you to create real-time maps of the waterway that you’re fishing, from both boat and shore. This allows you to pin-point exact features that could lead you to get your target fish in the net sooner. See the Deeper Pro+ here and Deeper Chirp+ here.
The Atom Bait Boat is specifically designed for UK waters and its compact design makes it highly transportable and easy to deploy. The bait boat boasts many features to make pre-baiting simple yet accurate including large headlights, long battery life and patented hook rig release. The Atom boat comes with a remote control handset, packed with features. 5.8Ghz radio system, delivering superb range with less interference.
Coming in 3 different capacities of 26950mAh, 42150mAh and the biggest of the capacity of 77850mAh, the Vault C- Smart Wireless power pack allows anglers to charge their compatible phones and tablets, laptops, cameras, wirelessly!
The Nash Siren R3 Alarm boasts all the features that are best-loved about the original Siren range, as well as a whole host of upgraded and added extras which really make it the crème de la crème of Nash’s alarm range. These features include; patented sensitivity control leading remote performance and one-touch mute function that allows bobbins to be set without disturbing anglers or carp.
This one-man bivvy from Advanta sports a roomy design that offers the potential of two bedchairs whilst leaving a smaller footprint of a two-man shelter. The ideal shelter for a longer solo trip, this Advanta bivvy will comfortably house all your gear.
This is the bigger brother of the compact Titan Hide, this Nash shelter is designed with a rigid frame, great floorspace, headroom and visibility. The XL brings speed, strength and lightweight convenience to the session carper. It also has an internal mesh roof that prevents condensation from dripping from the ceiling.
An Angling Direct Exclusive, this DPM printed bedchair boasts oval-gauge construction that has allowed Trakker to create the lightest of beds whilst keeping the necessary strength and rigidity required for the largest of anglers. The DPM Superlite Bed can be easily folded-up with a winter sleeping bag attached, thanks to the dual-hinge mechanism, it also features a roped mid-section which offers extra lumbar support.
Utilising a lightweight construction, the aluminium frame of the Advanta bed offers low weight and great strength. The dual fold bracket system allows for a sleeping bag to be folded up inside the bedchair during transit, and results in the Straight 6 being the perfect bedchair for the roving angler.
If you’re looking to treat yourself, or a loved one to a new reel this Christmas, you could do a lot worse than the Shimano Ultegra XTD, widely regarded as one of the better reels on the carp market. With front drag, super slow oscillation and instant drag, the XTD is packed with features and is sure to put a smile on a loved ones face this Christmas.
The Emblem is a quality, high torque spod reel, with all the precision performance anglers of all disciplines, have come to expect from the Daiwa brand. Featuring an oversized ABS, with Daiwa’s patented tapered spool system, this reel ensures your line goes out crisp and clean, avoiding kinks, cones, and tangles, ensuring a smooth, effortless delivery and return.
Keeping to a budget? No worries! Angling Direct’s Christmas Store is sectioned out to meet your price ranges whether it's under £20, £50 or £100. See just some of the great gift ideas below!
Sleek, carbon black blanks, the Nash Dwarf Cork Rods offer subtle yet striking gloss black trim with minimalist Dwarf branding. This is paired with the traditional look cork handles. Nash conjures quality, creative vision, and an exceptional focus on product development.
If you’re looking to take your carping to the next level, this Sonik rod gives with a carbon lay-up for improved accuracy, which combined with its lightweight and low profile gives you dynamic casting ability and amazing control when you’re playing a fish into the net.
Perfect for anyone that wishes to protect, store and transport all their valuable end tackle, the Armoury Tacklebox can store fishing tools and rigs in a single high-quality box that is complete and ready for action without the need to purchase any further add-ons.
Made with a 600D polyester and durable, the Trakker PVA Pouch features a waterproof nyplex base that allows the pouch to be dropped down beside you on the bank, this piece of luggage is ideal for storing all your PVA bag and terminal tackle accessories.
The Transition Fold-A-Sack provides the added benefit of the unique folding design so you can access more gear, quicker and easier. This also prevents the bag from toppling over on sloping banks and would also nicely fit under your bedchair on overnight trips. There are two velcro loops on the top of the bag to store your larger tackle such as folding nets and banksticks.
Still not sure what to get your loved one without breaking the bank? Check out some of our suggestions below or the Christmas Store's £20 and under items.
Christmas means…chilly climates so Winter Warmers are a must! This Aqua hat comes in a discreet DPM Camo Print with the fun features of the bobble and embroidered badge. It’s a one size fits all as the acrylic material helps to hug your head whilst braving the frosty bankside!
Made from stainless steel, aluminium and copper, this powerful and very stable Advanta stove folds to a very compact size. Anglers can easily adjust the flame for temperature control and it can roughly boil 1ltr of water in 4 minutes 45 seconds! Perfect for the bankside cuppa!
If you are looking for a unique gift for an angler young or ageing, then you cannot go wrong with the Gaby Fish Pillow range! With a fish from an angler of any discipline, the Gaby Fish pillows come in the shape of any fish from a Mirror Carp to the Great White Shark! As well as looking the part, these pillows offer a soft feel with its high-quality stuffing! An angler cannot say no to a bit of additional comfort for that fishing chair or bedchair!
A great gift for anglers that love a hot meal on their session at the bankside, this high-quality non-stick cooking aid lets you toast sandwiches with ease. Boasting heat-resistant locking handles and a professional-grade non-stick coating, this Armolife Sandwich Toaster is a must-have cooking accessory.
If you’re stuck for ideas on what to get your festive fisherman, there is always the trusty gift card to fall back on. Available in increments between £10 and £1000, you can load the gift card with whatever amount suits your budget.
The Angling Direct E-Gift Card is the perfect gift for any occasion. It can be purchased at any amount with a minimum value of £10 and a maximum value of £1000. It can be redeemed online at any time as well as be used to place an order by telephone as a partial or full payment order. To do this you can contact our customer service on +44 (0) 1603 400870 or simply via checkout. In addition, you can use your e-gift card multiple times for different orders!
Angling Direct have got the Christmas cards covered this year two with some great fishing inspired designs!
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