Top Christmas Gifts for Anglers

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Top Christmas Gifts for Anglers

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 lineup 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.


Tech & Gadgets:

The modern approach to angling is full of some amazing advances in technology, all helping to improve that fishing experience. Check out some of the latest fishing technology and gadgets on the market. From fish finders to bite alarms, we have a list of must-haves for those anglers you know love all things techy!  


RidgeMonkey Vault C-Smart Wireless Power Pack 77850mAh

The ultimate paradise for cable-free life at the bankside, the Vault C-Smart Wireless Pad is an ingenious solution. Simply set down your Qi-enabled device on this portable charging station and watch as it transfers up to 10W of power straight from you! Read more, here.


Nash Siren R3 Alarm

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 a one-touch mute function that allows bobbins to be set without disturbing anglers or carp. 


Deeper PRO+2

Locating the fish in your swim has never been easier with the Deeper PRO+2 boasts an improved and better than ever now with 3 beam frequencies, more crisp and clear visuals, increased GPS performance, longer-lasting battery up to 9 hours (depending on usage), and scanning depth up to 100 m.


Fishing Shelters:

If you're looking for a big, impressive Christmas gift for your favourite angler, check out the offerings from AD's Bivvies and Shelters selection. Offer great prices on fishing shelters that can help anglers sleep in comfort and warmth this winter season.


Advanta Endurance Duo-Skin Bivvy

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. 


The Fox Easy Shelter Plus provides long session carp anglers with a super quick to erect shelter that is extremely lightweight for easier transportation on your barrow. This improved bivvy comes with pole retainer mouldings, to make the putting up and packing away process easier too.



Give the angler you love the gift of comfort and being well-rested at the bankside this Christmas with our range of bedchairs and sleeping systems, all varying features that best suit your individual needs.


Trakker DPM Superlite Bed

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. 


Advanta Discovery CCX Straight 6 Bed

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. 


Fishing Reels:

Fishing reels are an important piece in any angler's arsenal. They allow us to cast further and more accurately than we could with our hands alone so if you want to give an angler a gift they would really appreciate or treat yourself this Christmas, check out some of our high-end and impressive fish reels.


Shimano Ultegra XTD Reel

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. 


Daiwa Emblem Spod Reel

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. 

Want to check out more higher-end gifts? Click here. 

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!


Fishing Rods:

There are a lot of fishing rods on the market, and it can be hard to know which one to buy for the angler in your life. Our Christmas Gifts Under £100 section has some of the best fishing rods for Christmas gifts in there. Whether you are looking for a budget-friendly option or something more high-end, we have you covered. So, read on to learn more!


Nash Dwarf Cork Rods

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. 

The perfect piece of power, this responsive carp fishing rod is perfect for specialists and carp anglers that need a rod that can stand up to the pressure of fighting a stubborn hooked carp. Slender and powerful, this rod's blank is made from XT60 carbon and is designed to give you everything you need, right when you need it.

For more gifts under £100, click here.


We have a range of different gift options from just a few pounds, up to £50 so there should be something for everyone such as great fishing luggage and fishing storage ideas.


Luggage and Tackle Storage:

There are a lot of fishing luggage sets that come in different sizes, colours, and styles. These luggage pieces are made with durable materials to last long periods of time as are the convenient tackle boxes and storage solutions, all reasonably priced for the angler on your Christmas gift list.


RidgeMonkey Armoury Tacklebox

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. 


Trakker DPM XL PVA Pouch

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. 

This heavy-duty hybrid bag offers a simple fishing rucksack with the usability of a duffel bag. Korum's Transition Hydro Packt is hardwearing and ideal for extreme situations like very muddy banks or in heavy rainfall, making it perfect as an all-inclusive day pack to carry your essentials on your next fishing adventure!

For more Christmas gifts for under £50, click here. 

Still not sure what to get your loved one without breaking the bank? These fishing tackle items make great stocking fillers including some great gift ideas from our winter warmer’s clothing collection or some very practical fishing mugs, ideal for the angler that loves a cup of tea at the bankside! Check out some of our suggestions below or the Christmas Store's £20 and under items.


Alternative Gift Ideas:

For gifts that you know will put a smile on any angler's face, these alternative gift ideas cover clothing, cookware and bankside accessories.


Christmas means…chilly climates so Winter Warmers are a must! Available in black and burgundy, the Korda LE Fishermen Beanie offers comfort while maintaining fit, it works great when fishing because not only does it keep you warm during those colder months but also allows anglers to display support for their favourite fishing brand, Korda.

The RidgeMonkey ThermoMug DLX Brew Set is the perfect travel companion for your next fishing trip. It includes three watertight containers, which are designed to fit perfectly within this mug and hold all of those essentials like tea or coffee without taking up any space inside another container! Available in Gunmetal Grey and Gunmetal Green.


Gaby Fish Pillows

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!


Trakker Armolife Marble Sandwich Toaster

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. 


Angling Direct E-Gift Card

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! 


Do not forget your Christmas Cards!

Angling Direct have got the Christmas cards covered this year two with some great fishing inspired designs! 

Christmas Delivery!

Please be aware that we will do everything possible to ensure your delivery gets to you in the stated time scales, but our delivery partners may have some issues because of the ongoing pandemic causing delays. Please bear with us during these difficult times. For more delivery information, click here.


We hope this Christmas Buying Guide was useful! For more guides, including tips and tricks for fishing, check out more pieces on the AD Blog or our video tutorials over on ADTV.

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