Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Treat the Captain right on his special day, with these nifty gifts ideas that are sure to keep him fishing in comfort and top form.

Columbia Force XII Zero

The Force XII Zero long-sleeved hybrid fishing shirt by Columbia combines Omni-Freeze sweat-activated cooling with Omni-Wick wicking power to pull moisture away from your body. It offers UPF 50 protection, and is tricked out with thumbhole sleeves, a sunglass-cleaning patch and reflective detailing. Available in Cool Grey, Vivid Blue and Riptide, in sizes S to XXL. $100; columbia.comSWS Staff

Panga Submersible Backpack 28

The Panga Submersible Backpack 28 is made from the same material as Yeti's Panga Submersible Duffel, and is engineered with a high-density, puncture- and abrasion-resistant ThickSkin Shell and HydroLok Zipper. DryHaul straps and QuickGrab lash points offer carrying comfort, while a chest strap and waist belt provide stability, and an interior sleeve and mesh pocket allow for organization. $299.99; yeti.comSWS Staff

Xtratuf Deck Shoe

Xtratuf's legacy — keeping fishermen on their feet in harsh conditions — is evident in its new Deck Shoe, which features nonmarking, slipresistant outer soles that stick to wet decks; water-shedding neoprene and rubber uppers with a pull tab; and an Xpress- Cool lining for comfort and breathability. In Mossy Oak and Bonefish, sizes 7 to 14; $85 to $90; xtratuf.comSWS Staff

Fish Hippie Flat Water Button-Down

Designed with four-way stretch fabric for optimal range of movement, Fish Hippie's Flat Water Button-Down collection ensures comfort and style, whether you're working the cockpit or driving a desk. Wrinkle- and stain-resistant, the new button-downs come in seven colors and patterns, in sizes S to XXXL. $84.50 and $89.50; fishhippie.comSWS Staff

Hook and Gaff King Tide Watch

The analog King Tide watch tracks high and low tidal cycles for a specific location. The lightweight titanium case and antireflective sapphire crystal — waterproof to 600 feet — encase a Swiss quartz movement. Available with a white, blue or gray face, and a choice of 40 interchangeable straps, from rubber to woven leather. $750; hookandgaff.comSWS Staff

Costa Tico

The wrap configuration of Costa's Tico sunglasses includes wide, chiseled temple pieces to completely eliminate peripheral light leak for maximum visibility on the water. Vented nose pads enhance circulation, and the color-enhancing 580 lenses offer 100 percent UV protection and polarization. From $189; costadelmar.comSWS Staff

Grundens Tourney Jacket and Bibs

The Tourney jacket and bibs from Grundens offer 100 percent waterproof coverage for serious sport fishermen. The durable polyurethane construction seals out water yet provides four-way stretch for ease of motion. The jacket includes a waterproof chest pocket and drawstring hood, and the bibs feature an internal chest pocket, and ankle zips for easy on and off. Jacket $129, bibs $119; grundens.comSWS Staff

GoFish Cam

Improve your presentation or just witness the bite with GoFish Cam, a wireless underwater HD video camera that attaches easily to any fishing line. Simply reel in to review your footage on your cellphone between casts, and share instantly on social media. Fitted with LED lights for night or deep fishing. $239.99; gofishcam.comSWS Staff

AFTCO Nukam Shorts

Focusing on the comfort and utility that active anglers demand, AFTCO's lightweight Nukam shorts are fashioned with stretchy, stain-proof fabric, and incorporate two pliers pockets in addition to a pair of forward slash pockets and two hip pockets. Available in blue or black camo, in waist sizes 30 to 42. $62; aftco.comSWS Staff