A fishing gift guide for kids

This holiday season, we hope you take the opportunity to stoke the fishing fire in the next generation of anglers, just as it was stoked in you.  Here we offer some of our favorite gifts, from the Fishbrain store, to not only get children interested in fishing, but help them take that next step into making it a lifelong passion. 

A fishing gift guide for kids

Fishing is like a family heirloom passed from one generation to the other. As anglers, we know that the longevity of our favorite pastime will always rest on the shoulders of the next generation. 

Passing on the fishing tradition is one of the most exciting aspects of the sport. Watching the eyes of a child as they feel the first tug of their line is a moment in time we capture forever. This holiday season, we hope you take the opportunity to stoke the fishing fire in the next generation of anglers, just as it was stoked in you. 

Below we offer some of our favorite gifts to not only get children interested in fishing, but help them take that next step into making it a lifelong passion. 

Big Bite Baits’ Kids Kit

This box of assorted baits is the perfect option for a child’s introduction into fishing. The assorted baits are versatile enough to chase just about any freshwater species including largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and more.

The box supplies you with soft plastic crickets, lizards, crawfish and other multi sized species which also allow a future angler to target a wide array of fish as well.

The Kid’s Kit is one of the best ways to inspire excitement in a child as you can explain which baits work for each body of water, species and specific situations. We know this mixed box of baits will be the perfect gift under the tree as it patiently inspires a longing for the warm fishing season that waits for us on the other side of winter.

Favorite Army Spinning Combo 2pc

Most of us remember the day we got our first fishing rod. It changes everything when you accept the responsibility and joy of owning your very own rod and reel combo.

Your first fishing rod symbolizes freedom and represents exploration into a world of lake shores, river banks and underwater habitats. This rod and reel combo from Favorite Fishing is the perfect tool for catching almost any freshwater fish readily available at an outstanding price.

The reel also features nine ball bearings for a smooth cast, perfect for a novice.

When any child finds this rod under the tree, they aren’t just getting a fishing rod, but a passport to a lifelong passion, as well. 

Full Throttle Child Nylon Life Vest - 30-50lbs - Blue

Safety first. It's a saying we should never take for granted when introducing fishing to children. This personal flotation device is the key to introducing a child to the joys of water, which will inevitably lead to comfort in fishing. 

The PFD is suitable for children up to 50 pounds and is U.S. Coast Guard approved. 

When warm weather finally arrives, don't let anything hold you back from those beautiful days on the lake. Just go prepared and practice proper safety.

T-H Marine Digital Fishing Scale

Step one to introducing your child to fishing is catching their first fish, any fish. Step two is introducing them to big fish. Fishing is a very detail oriented endeavor and when a child starts paying attention to details like fish weight, it will surely spark an eternal fire for the sport.

This digital scale from T-H Marine is a great tool to easily weigh any of your child’s fish. The scale weighs fish up to 25 pounds in an easy to read blue backlight, which is good for day and low light situations.

The scale is water resistant and even comes with a one meter tape measure to add to the excitement of measuring each and every fish your child catches.

Plano 3-Tray Tackle Box w/Dual Top Access

What intro to fishing would be complete without a tackle box? Most of us have poured over tackle boxes before a trip, organizing, sorting and picking our favorite baits, hook and weight combos for the next trip. Sometimes we do it even if that trip is months out. 

The Plano three tray Tackle Box gives plenty of space for a young angler learning the differences of baits and lures. The box, however, isn’t so large to make a small amount of bait and lures look insignificant either. 

Whether it's your child’s first year fishing, or if they are already a seasoned pro, the Fishbrain Shop has everything you need to keep fueling a passion for the outdoors, conservation and fish.

The time you spend with your kids outdoors, fishing is simply a gift that keeps giving. They may be obsessed with catching, but for you, those gifts will start to unravel the reality that the entire sport is about a lot more than a fish on a hook.

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