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Gift Ideas: Safe bets on what angler dad might like for Fathers Day

Petzl TacTikka XP Headlamp

tactikka-xp-1_0Is dad up before the sun is up or get back after it sets? Your dad will like this from Petzl’s TacTikka XP headlamp. No more looking for those dropped car keys when it’s pitch black.

The lamp has three lighting modes, plus a boost mode to increase light intensity, four colored lenses (white, blue, red and green) and a battery charge indicator light. One size fits all – runs up to 120 hours on three AAA batteries.

$60

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Nikon COOLPIX26410_AW110_back AW110

With this nifty little camera dad won’t have to tell you about the big one he caught, he can show you. No more missed opportunities and no worries about rain or a dunking – point-and-shoot on land or in the water.

Camera captures high-res digital images, high-definition video, and underwater scenes. The Nikon Coolpix AW100 is a 16 megapixel waterproof camera with a 5x optical zoom, three-inch LED screen, ability to shoot HD video (1920x1080p / 30fps), is waterproof up to 60 feet, and shockproof from heights under six feet. What’s more, it has Wi-Fi functionality and GPS capabilities built in.

$350

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Orvis Li’l Guppie Multi Tool

CRTHere’s a handy tool dad will always use (men love gadgets): one-inch folding knife, bottle opener, phillips and standard screwdriver heads, money clip and an adjustable wrench.

$35

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Simms Headwaters Chest/Hip Pack

Whether dad is a walk-in fisherman, spring creek angler, flats wader or surf fisherman he’ll never leave home without this neat hip pack. No more searching pockets and shirt for what you need.

In addition to chest or hip wearable options, it magnetically melds with Headwaters™ Day Packs and 1/2 Day Packs thanks to Simms’ exclusive Catch & Release modular system.

Lightweight design with improved comfort, volume & interior access
Catch & Release modular system functionality—a magnetic system that integrates with Day Pack & 1/2 Day Pack
Robust CORDURA® fabric is lightweight & indestructible
SimmsImproved back panel & hip belt are more comfortable, breathable & anatomic
Molded front pocket with improved pockets & functionality
Sleek design lessens line catch points
Capacity: 7 Liters, 440 cubic inches
Dimensions: 11″ x 8″ x 5″
Weight: 9.2 oz
$90

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Beaverkill Tip Flex- “Legacy” Series Fly Rods

BeaverkillGet him an $800 fly rod that only costs $400, dad will love it. Made in the U. S. A.

Currently, Beaverkill offers the truly wonderful Legacy line of rods from 3- to -12 weight. The lighter weights come in slow and medium actions. The 5- to 7-weights come in slow, medium and fast actions. The 8- to 12-weights come in medium and fast action. All are under $400 except the $425 tag on the 12-weight.

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Mojo002-001Cheeky Reels

Here’s another good buy for dad. Reels of this caliber go for $800 so it’s a perfect gift.

Versatility is key in fly fishing and that’s exactly what the Cheeky reels are all about. The ultimate all-around reels for both saltwater angling or freshwater outings.

Five reels from small water streams to offhore bill fish
Reel: $340.00 / Spare Spool: $135.00
To
Offshore billfish
Reel: $460.00 / Spare Spool: $175.00

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