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The King Eider Father’s Day Gift Guide

Looking for unique gift ideas for the dad who can’t get enough of the great outdoors (and may stretch the truth a bit while he’s at it)?

It’s the beginning of June. The longer days are heating up, and that means the days are counting down to one of the most important summertime holidays…no, not the 4th of July, Father’s Day! If you haven’t already made your purchase, you’re running out of time to find the perfect Father’s Day gift.

Every year it seems Father’s Day sneaks up on you, and you can’t decide what to get your dad. It’s sometimes difficult to find the perfect gift for someone who has everything. It’s easy to default to reading glasses, underwear, or socks–not bad choices. How many dads have half of their underwear missing after coming back from a hunting or fishing trip? However, this year, maybe it’s time to get creative. Surprise them with something more unique and out of the ordinary, such as a new fishing reel, new tools, or even new grilling equipment.

These 13 articles will help you find the ideal gift tailor-made for your outdoor-loving dad.

FOR THE DAD WHO THINKS HE’S THE GRILL MASTER:

Essential Tools for Outdoor Cooking

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Outdoor enthusiasts know one thing to be true anywhere, anytime: nothing tastes better than after it’s cooked over a fire. From morning coffee to midnight snacks, a bed of coals in the woods makes it better than our stoves at home ever could. Fortunately, whether in a hunting camp, a picnic spot, drive-in campsite, or a far-flung shore, there are only a few tools needed for making those culinary dreams come true. These essential tools will make sure your dad takes his grilling game to the extremes.

FOR THE DAD WHO ALWAYS BACKLASHES HIS LINE:

KastKing: The Future of Affordable Fishing Gear

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KastKing is revolutionizing the fishing industry with its affordable innovations that deliver exceptional quality at accessible prices.

As the popularity of fishing continues to grow, so does their commitment to supporting brick-and-mortar retailers, ensuring products are accessible and affordable to all. While these reels are all affordable, they will also guarantee your dad never sees a bird’s nest again.

FOR THE SALTWATER DAD WHO MIGHT LOSE HIS HEAD IF IT WEREN’T ATTACHED:

Smith’s Essential Tools for Saltwater Success

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When prepping for a trip, every angler knows to bring their fishing rod, reel, hooks/baits, leaders, etc. One would think your pliers, fish grippers, fillet knives, and other angling tools would be a no-brainer. However, we are so used to tools being present that it can be easy to miss when loading the boat! I’m sure at one time or another, your dad has left their box of favorite baits in the garage, so leaving his tools behind shouldn’t be a surprise.

Click on this article and take a tour through must-have tools and uses ideal for the forgetful father.

FOR THE DAD WHO IS LONGING FOR A LONESOME DOVE:

Southern Dove Season Kicks Off Fall Hunting

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Be prepared and get your father geared up for his favorite hunt of the year,  The Dove Hunt. As the calendar flips to September, a lot of things come to mind. The start of school, football, and the traditional Labor Day kick-off of dove season. In most states, dove are hunted in much the same way—sitting on buckets or truck tailgates in fields of wheat, soybeans, exposed peanuts, and sunflowers with a shotgun in hand. This article ensures to have the correct gear ready to take his dove hunting game to the next level.

HOOKS SHARPER THAN YOUR DAD’S HUMOR:

Mustad’s Five Best Hooks for Your Next Alaska Adventure

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Is you dad longing for an Alaskan adventure? Because of the plentiful and diverse Alaskan species, gear selection and techniques vary greatly. Specifically, the selection and utilization of the proper hook is important because it literally is the last link between the angler and the catch. This article will help narrow down the hook selections your dad needs when tackling such an amazing place with such a unique set of fisheries and styles of fishing.

FOR THE DAD WHO LOVES TO FISH AND WILL USE ANYTHING STORE BEVERAGES:

The Benefits of Kill Bags

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Whether fishing from boat, kayak, beach, bridge, dock, or pier, fish bags—or what are often called “kill bags”—are a convenient way for storing and transporting the fish you keep. Transferring fish from a boat’s fish box to a cooler and then to the location where you clean the fish is much more efficient if you store and move the fish using a fish bag (plus, if you put your fish directly into the kill bag, you don’t have to clean the fish boxes on your boat). On the beach, pier, kayak, or bridge, putting fish into the fish bag makes transportation easy, and the insulating properties of the bag keep fish fresh, unlike using a bucket.

Not only are these bags necessary for fishing, but they also make a great beverage cooler, and who doesn’t love an ice-cold drink?

FOR THE DAD WHO THINKS HE’S PLAYING VIDEO GAMES WHILE FISHING:

How Graph Suites are Being Used by Today’s Anglers

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Dad’s might say, “Forward-facing sonar is my version of video games.” Today is the golden age of bass fishing. With all the technology that has been developed between rods, reels, lines, and lures, we are blessed to have the best gear that has ever been available to anglers. Fishing electronics are no exception in this drastic increase in available technology. With today’s incredible mapping systems, precise GPS locators, Chirp sonar, side imaging, 360-degree imaging, and forward-facing sonar, electronics help refine anglers’ abilities to consistently find fish like never before.

Trophy Graph Systems have the perfect graph mounts that suit various types and sizes of mounts. Whether your dad fishes with one, two, or three graphs, this article will help you pick the perfect graph mount, so your dad can pass the next level.

FOR THE DAD WHO CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH FISHING LINE:

Break Out “The Hammer”

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Break Out “The Hammer” this father’s day with Hammer Braid line from KastKing. Hammer Braid is colorfast, has nearly zero stretch, a higher knot strength, and better abrasion resistance than other brands on the market. It’s everything your dad could want in a premium braided line and precise for any angling condition.

FOR THE DAD WHO IS ALREADY DREAMING OF THE DEER STAND:

Must-Tools For Every Deer Hunter

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Every fall, millions of fathers head out into the woods to chase whitetails. They sit around telling stories, laughing and joking about the one that got away. A lot of work is involved in hunting, and having the right tools for hanging deer stands, clearing trails, and processing your harvest will make things a little less stressful. These must-have tools will make sure your dad has the proper equipment to track down and clean the trophy buck he has been hunting all season.

FOR THE ADVENTUROUS MENTOR DAD:

Teach a Kid to Fish

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Your father may be tired of fishing alone or want to share a favorite pastime with younger ones. After all, someone probably taught him. This article will help you gather all the gear needed for your dad to pass on his love of fishing to others.

FOR THE DAD WHO WANTS TO BE ON SURVIVOR:

Essential Tools for Outdoor Camping

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Did you grow up camping with your dad in the woods? Maybe you grew up glamping, where you experienced some of the wilderness but still had items such as fireplaces, running water, etc. Or did your dad take it to the extremes and do everything by scratch? If your answer is yes to the last question, in this article, you will find essential tools for the dad who thinks he can live in the woods with the bare necessities.

FOR THE DAD GEARING UP FOR HIS NEXT FISHING TRIP:

Gear Up For Your Next Fishing Trip

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Is your father ready to take on the great outdoors and conquer the waters like a pro? He may have all the rods, reels, lines, and lures at his disposal, but does he have the essential angling tools to really enhance his fishing experience? Look no further as we unveil the five key products that every adventure dad needs to make the most out of his time on the water.

FOR THE DAD WHO LOVES TALKING TURKEY:

Spring Into Turkey Hunting

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Whether a spring turkey hunter or fall turkey hunter, having the right equipment is crucial to taking down a Tom. Whether running and gunning or in a blind, nothing will change your dad’s love for turkey hunting. In this article, you will find the gear necessary to ensure your dad has a successful hunt.

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