10 Great Gift Ideas for River Salmon & Steelhead Anglers

10 Great Gift Ideas for River Salmon & Steelhead Anglers

Do you have a river salmon or steelhead angler on your Christmas list? Check out our top 10 gift ideas below.

Gift Idea #1 - Patagonia Packs

When river salmon fishing, having something to transport your gear is a must. The Patagonia Stealth Hip Pack, Stealth Sling Pack and Stealth Pack are great options with tons of pockets for all the river necessities.

Patagonia Stealth Sling Pack

Gift Idea #2 - Soft Beads

Soft Beads have taken the river salmon and steelhead scene by storm. The effectiveness of these artificial eggs is unreal. We have soft beads by BNR Soft Beads, Cleardrift Soft Beads and Mad River Soft Beads. These are a fantastic stocking stuffer idea.

BNR Tackle Soft Beads

Gift Idea #3 - Islander Steelheader Centrepin Reels

Centerpin reels are a favorite type of reel used when river salmon and steelhead fishing. They are the most fun to play fish on as they give you the most control over your drift. The Islander Steelheader has long been a favorite centerpin reel.

Islander Steelheader centrepin reel

Gift Idea #4 - Simms Guide Classic Rain Jacket

The Simms Guide Classic Rain Jacket is one solid rain jacket. These jackets are super heavy duty totally waterproof jackets that get the job done when the fall and winter rains come.

 Simms guide classic rain jacket

Gift Idea #5 - Penn Spinning Reels

If a new spinning reel is on the shopping list, we highly recommend Penn reels.  They are solid performers with solid drags and silky-smooth operation. Check out the Penn Battle III and the Penn Fierce IV

Penn Battle III

Gift Idea #6 - Prime Lures Spoons and Spinners

Prime Lures Spoons and Spinners are good stocking stuffer options. These lures are favourites of Coho, Chinook and Steelhead. Not only are they highly effective, they are also very reasonably priced.

Prime lures spinners

Gift Idea #7 - Simms Fall Run Jackets and Fall Run Hoodies

Sometimes the weather conditions when river salmon and steelhead fishing are a little less than ideal.  When the cold days occur, a Simms Fall Run Jacket or Simms Fall Run Hoody will help to keep you super warm and toasty.  These jackets are lined with the incredible Primaloft liner. They offer resistance from the wind as well as some water repellency. This jacket will become a favourite for sure.


Simms Fall Run Collared Jacket Men's

Gift Idea #8 - Simms Guide BOA Wading Boots

Simms Guide BOA boots are a great gift idea. These boots are of top quality and do not require tying up laces. The BOA dial is turned and the boots tighten up, making it ultra-fast to get out on the water. Available in felt and Vibram soles.

Simms Guide BOA Wading Boot Felt Men's

Gift Idea #9 - River Fishing Jigs

Twitching jigs are a hot ticket item for Chinook and Coho fishing. Float jigs are great for Chum and steelhead fishing. Either style of jig would make a perfect stocking stuffer.

Twitching Jig

Gift Idea #10 - Trophy XL Centerpin Rods

The Trophy XL Centerpin Rods are great-valued centerpin rods that don’t break the bank.  These rods are available in three different models, the 10’6” medium light, 10’ light and the 9’ light.


Trophy XL CP Rod

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by email, by phone at 604-931-5044 or stop by 

Sea-Run Fly & Tackle at #110 1140 Austin Avenue in Coquitlam BC.

Good luck on the water.

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