The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

You can’t go wrong with one of these gift ideas for any dad who loves to be outside.

Lodge Cast Iron Enameled Dutch Oven – $49.95 to $109.95

Lodge Enameled Dutch Ovens comes in five useful sizes — 1.5-quart, 3-quart, 4.5-quart, 6-quart and 7.5-quart — and several different color options. No matter which size you choose, Dad can use it to broil, braise, sauté, roast or fry. And, with just a little TLC, it will last a lifetime.

Daiwa Tatula CT Casting Reel – $129.99

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Give Dad a new look on the water with the Tatula CT Casting Reel. Weighing in at 7.2 ounces, this extremely compact, low-profile reel will feel great in Dad’s hand and will last him a lifetime. With an all-aluminum body, the Tatula CT is designed to bring quality and reliability to the lower-priced market of casting reels. The Magforce Z magnetic casting and braking system will allow for more precise adjustments and less backlashing. This is the perfect reel for the dad who already has a lot of equipment or one who is making the switch to a casting setup. Oh, and the wife and kids will enjoy it, too.

Big Green Egg MiniMax – $628.00

Big Green Eggs have been around for over 40 years, and the company has definitely dialed in the right ingredients for the best, most versatile, most fuel-efficient, Kamado-style grill on the market. This style of grill’s popularity comes in part from the fact that it is so incredibly versatile. With the Egg, you can grill, bake or smoke, and do it the right way and in style. The MiniMax is the smallest and most portable of all the Big Green Eggs. Its size and handy carrier make it perfect for camping, tailgating, the backyard or even the boat. The MiniMax will give Dad many great years of cooking for you — or perhaps you cooking for him.

Grizzly Cooler – $149.99 to $849.99

All dads need a good cooler, and you might as well give him the best on his special day. Grizzly offers both hard-sided and soft-sided coolers that are bear tested for toughness. They are designed and made for hunting, camping, fishing, tailgating and a lot more. They are the “outdoor everything cooler” for keeping your favorite beverages cold all weekend long.

Shimano Vanford F 3000 Spinning Reel – $239.99

Shimano’s new Vanford spinning reel will certainly put a smile on Dad’s face. Lightweight and durable, the Vanford is the most technologically advanced spinning reel in its class. Whether Dad enjoys fishing freshwater or saltwater or even ice fishing, the Vanford has no equal.

Tailored Tackle Bass Fishing Kit – $44.99

There is nothing better for Dad than a bass fishing kit chock full of quality lures and terminal tackle. Whether Dad is a seasoned veteran of the water or only gets to the lake a few weekends a year, this 78-piece bass kit will get the job done. Included with the kit is a 14-page book full of information to teach and improve angling skills.

Interstate Batteries Charge & Go Jump Starter + Charger – $99.99

Keep Dad powered at all times with the Interstate Batteries Charge & Go. This little beast is capable of jump-starting 12-volt batteries and serving as a backup charger for smartphones/other devices. It will handle 8.0L gas cars, trucks and boats, and even 4.0L diesel engines. With dual USB ports, EC5 output, an LED flashlight, multiple accessories and different ways to recharge, the Charge & Go will keep Dad juiced wherever his adventure takes him.

AFTCO Samurai Sun Protection Hoodie Shirt – $39.00

Give your outdoorsman dad a Father’s Day with a little stylish protection from the sun. The Samurai Hoodie from AFTCO is incredibly comfortable and comes in a dozen colors. UV protection is key, whether Dad is on the lake or working in the yard. Available in 12 colors, there is surely a color that Dad will like.

Bubba Carbon Fiber Extendable Fishing Net – $219.99 to $234.99

Say hello to the last net Dad will ever need. The new Bubba Carbon Fiber Extendable Fishing Net is the strongest and most durable net of its kind. With the ability to extend this net from 36 inches to 53 inches, you no longer have to worry about a net breaking. Fully extended, the Bubba net can hold 30 pounds of weight, and a simple click of the button is all it takes to reach out for the fish of a lifetime. Available in both medium (20-inch net hoop) and large (24-inch net hoop), the Bubba net features a nonslip grip, die-cast aluminum yoke and PVC-coated nylon netting.

Flambeau Outdoors “IKE” Ritual 50 Backpack – $80.99

For dads who fish with buddies or maybe a co-angler on the Bassmaster Open Trail, a tacklebox that holds enough stuff for any situation is key. The Flambeau “IKE” Ritual 50 backpack is just that and will help Dad be extremely mobile. Whether Dad is taking the family to the lake or hitting the water with a friend, this simple and functional soft storage system will get him to and from the honey hole with everything he needs.

GoPro Hero9 Black Bundle – $379.98

Would Dad want to record your fishing trips and outdoor adventures? If so, the GoPro Hero9 Black Bundle is the ticket to capturing memories to share with friends and family. Included in the bundle is the GoPro camera, a spare battery, 32GB SD card, camera case, floating hand grip and magnetic swivel clip. Help take your outdoor adventure with Dad to the next level and capture the whole thing in high-quality 4K resolution.

Rapala R12 Heavy-Duty Lithium Fillet Knife Combo – $179.29

We’re assuming Dad might be a fisherman, and the new R12 fillet knife from Rapala will make quick work of a day’s catch. The heavy-duty lithium battery provides over an hour of run time and twice the speed and three times the torque of standard electric knives. It comes with two sizes of blades, two battery packs, a charging base and an EVA storage case. It also sports a two-year warranty.

B.A.S.S. Lifetime Membership – $500.00

If your dad is a bass fisherman or wants to learn more about the sport, this may be one of the best and most unexpected gifts you could surprise him with. Packed with information from the pros and up-to-date industry news, Bassmaster Magazine will give you both something to look forward to getting in the mail every month. Sign up here.

Patagonia Ultralight Black Hole Mini Hip Pack – $29.00

Fanny packs have made a comeback, and this time, anyone can sport one. Even Dad. The Patagonia hip pack is great for running, hiking, traveling, paddling, fishing, cooking outside and any other activity where you need to keep your gear close but your hands free. There are several hip packs on the market, but this one comes in several colors and is made with recycled materials. It’s also weatherproof.

Gerber ComplEAT Camp Cooking Tool – $29.00

The Gerber ComplEAT set includes a spatula, fork, spoon, tongs and a multi-tool that has an all-important bottle opener. The set will allow dad to enjoy meals around the campfire, in the boat or at home when he doesn’t want to bother with loading the dishwasher.

Gerber Controller Folding Fillet Knife – $45.00

The Gerber 6-inch Folding Fillet Knife has all the fish-cleaning flexibility you need in a convenient lock-blade style that makes for easy storage. Streamlined and portable, the knife has a hydrotread grip that allows you to maintain all-important control, even when a little bit of fish slime enters the equation.

Grizzly Grip Camp Cup – $24.99

Start Dad’s morning with fresh coffee inside the Grizzly Grip Camp Cup. The splash-proof lid, integrated grip design and non-skid pad ensure Dad isn’t spilling a single drop no matter how tired he is. It features rust resistant stainless steel so this mug will last for years to come.