When it’s just you and your rod against the sea, you’ll find that the sea is a bit more resourceful, patient, and vastly more powerful than you, and so are their inhabitants.
Thank God we have the technology to balance the odds. Upgrade your fishing game whether it be for walleye fishing, Blue Marlin for the offshore anglers, or any fishing in between, and show the sea who’s the boss with these gadgets.
#1 Zippo Rugged Lantern
This product was recommended by Sam Maizlech from Gunivore
You may know Zippo for their lighters, but these lanterns are perfect for those early morning fishing expeditions. The long-lasting and durable light will provide the necessary light for every stage of the fishing process without being intrusive.
#2 Deeper Portable Smart Fishfinder
This product was recommended by David Thomas from Letstango.com
Deeper Smart Fishfinder is designed for amateur and professional fishermen alike to find out location of fish, depth, water temperature, bottom contour of water and many more. It is the first Smart Fish finder in the world working with smartphones and tablets.
#3 Fishbrain App
This product was recommended by Lisa Kennelly from Fishbrain
Fishbrain has 7 million users world wide, making it the most popular social networking app for anglers – but it’s so much more than a social networking app. Fishbrain’s features include a Fishing Forecast, AI-powered species recognition and a newly added Gear Section, which allows users to rate, review, and purchase fishing gear via affiliates, including Amazon, Bass Pro and more.
Fishbrain Premium is available for purchase and grants users access to the integrated C-MAP Genesis Social Map which provides crowd sourced depth contour data, enabling users to locate densely populated fishing areas that are not found on other maps.
Fishbrain can help you plan the perfect fishing trip by recommending locations, connect you with other anglers, buy the perfect gear and much, much more. It’s truly an anglers best friend! Available on the App Store and Google Play.
#4 Sharpal FISHINGPAL
This product was recommended by David Gutierrez from Sharpal
“The Sharpal FISHINGPAL 5-In-1 Knife & Hook Sharpener is the perfect companion to keep your knives and fishing hooks sharp while you’re out to get that big catch! It also has an integrated compass to make sure you’re headed in the right direction!
It features pre-set crossed carbides for quick edge setting and ceramic stones for fine honing. A multi-groove sharpening stone is designed to sharpen fishhooks of various sizes. It comes with rubber over-molded body and feet for secure and comfortable grip. The integrated compass, built-in rust-proof line cutter make it perfect for the avid angler or outdoorsman’s use.
- Tungsten carbide blades for quick edge setting
- Ceramic fishing rods for fine honing
- Multi-groove sharpening stone for fish hook and pointed tools
- Built-in line and cord cutter
- Integrated compass for directional travel
#5 POWERCAP EXP 200 Headlamp LED Lighted Hats
This product was recommended by Mark Jessen from Panther Vision
POWERCAP EXP 200 Headlamp LED Lighted Hats are perfect for fisherman who need a hands-free lighting source. I remember my days of fishing and if I ever needed a flashlight, I was most likely requiring the use of both hands. With the Lighted Hats from Panther Vision, it is now easier than ever to receive that light you need while also having both hands for whatever use necessary.
#6 Stripping Guards
This product was recommended by Brooke Fifield from BlackStrap
Eliminate cuts and burn from stripping line with BlackStrap Stripping Guards. 4-Way stretch fabric gives a seamless fit. All guards are made from the waste fabric from BlackStrap USA based textile mill so colorways are assorted and eliminate all fabric waste from BlackStrap’s manufacturing process.
#7 CMOR mapping
This product was recommended by Capt. Jacob Hardy from Fishardy Charters
This product is useful for the deepsea and offshore angler that is monitoring changes in the bottom that will be good for fishing. The mapping is regional and offers great detail of the ocean floor