Forbes: Father's Day Gift Guide 2024: The Best Fly-Fishing Gear

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By Monte Burke

Father’s Day is, hands down, the top holiday for the fly-fishing dad. Why? Well it happens to come at the best time of the fishing season in the northern hemisphere, when everything is popping—from trout and striped bass to bonefish and tarpon.

So, what to get him? Below, nine gift ideas that will help dad have some fun on the water this season.

Tom Beckbe Ripstop Fishing Vest

Tom Beckbe is a young-ish apparel company from Alabama that is on the rise. I love this vest—it’s light (4 ounces) and made of a combination of waxed cotton and nylon. It has ample space for all of your fishing doodads, with two large exterior pockets and two zippered interior ones. $290