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Holiday Gift Guide 2013

The team at Front Range Anglers understands that buying the perfect gift, let alone a fishing gift, for that special someone can be hard - that's why we have put together a list of potential gift ideas. This list has gifts that are hits among the staff here and are consistent sellers to our loyal customers. We broke it down by price so you can easily find gifts that match your budget.

If after looking at our suggestions you just still can't seem to find something you like, let them pick out their own with a FRA Gift Card. Use it in the shop or online. It makes shopping easy -- get them here.

~Happy Holidays from the staff at Front Range Anglers

Gifts Under $15

  • Simms Trout Bottle Opener $5.95
    Bottle OpenerNothing is better than cracking open a cold beverage after a day of fishing, with a fish.
  • Western River Maps $9.95
    Get the best information on the rivers you fish most, or learn about a new river you are planning to visit.
  • 20/20 Tippet Threader $9.99
    For anglers whose eyesight is not what it used to be, this helpful tools allows you to thread flies with minimal effort.
  • 2013 Women in Waders $13.95
    What office or home is complete without the women of fly fishing on the wall?
  • Fishpond Pack it in/out Micro Trash Container $12.95
    Fishing with a conscience, this clever tool helps to reduce the amount of trash that gets left behind on the river.
  • Boulder Creek Fishing Map $12.95
    Think that you have hit every stretch of the creek? Probably not! Our local chapter of Trout Unlimited released these great maps, a great resource!

Gifts Under $30

  • DeYoung Pilsner Glass $20.00
    This will instantly show people during social events that you're serious about fishing. Beautiful artwork of Derek DeYoung graces the side of these glasses.
  • Fly Fishers Guide to RMNP $19.95
    The most comprehensive book on fly fishing Rocky Mountain National Park. A must for every angler who enjoys high altitude fishing!
  • 50 More Places to Fish Before You Die $24.95
    Chris Santella brings readers another round of the best fly fishing destinations on the planet. Short stories and beautiful photos make for a perfect coffee table book.
  • Simms RiverTek Wallet $24.99
    Simms uses recycled Simms wader fabric to make this perfectly sized wallet.
  • GeoFish Volume : Mexico 1 DVD $29.95
    The most anticipated DVD release of the year. Get a copy and get excited about fly fishing around the world.

Gifts Under $50

  • Sage The One Humidor Sage Humidor$50.00
    Know someone who enjoys a cigar? This mini fly rod tube acts as a perfect humidor for the river, boat, or around the office.
  • Bug Water Book $39.99
    A visually stunning look into the world of trout food. This book is great for someone who wants to be a better fly tier or would like a better understanding of what trout eat.
  • Free Fly Bamboo Tech Longsleeve Shirt $49.95
    This ultra-comfortable shirt is made from sustainable Bamboo, and is perfect for wearing while traveling, or casting your favorite rod.
  • Umpqua Midge Fly Box $39.95
    This is hands down the best fly box for the small flies that Colorado anglers carry. Slim design and the best layout available to help you stay organized.
  • Casting Lesson $40/hr
    Brush up your cast with our certified casting instructor. Get ready for a saltwater trip or learn a few new casts. Book the lesson according to your schedule.
  • Simms Windstopper Foldover Mitts $59.95
    The best gloves that money can buy. These will keep you warm all winter long.

Gifts Under $100

  • Exofficio Dri Carbonite 1/4 Zip Long Sleeve Shirt $60.00
    Designed for active performance, this shirt is made from Cocona fabric, developed right here in Boulder. Created from the husk of a coconut, this shirt draws moisture away from the body fast!
  • Scientific Anglers VPT Fly Line $74.95
    New fly lines are something that anglers have a hard time buying for themselves, but make a world of difference when casting. The new 2012 SA VPT is a perfect fly line for trout fishing conditions in CO, MT, WY, and beyond.
  • Fishpond Slippery Rock Wading Staff $89
    Make your life easier while on the water by feeling more stable in varying river conditions with a wading staff.
  • Simms Merino Wool Top $99.99
    Everyone knows how good Merino Wool is for layering. Simms has come out with a top and bottom to keep you warm and comfortable on and off the river.

Gifts Over $100

  • Korkers Metalhead Wading Boot $159.00
    The BOA lacing system makes for easy on and off, while the interchangeable soles allow you to match the type of wading you do.
  • Renzetti Traveler 2300 $199.95
    A sharp looking vise that will be at home on any tier's table.
  • Fishpond Carry-on Duffel $149
    Part of the new Sporting Collection, these stylish bags not only look great, but are very well thought out. Carry on everything that you would need for a long weekend away from the house.
  • Simms Windstopper Guide Fleece Jacket $249.95
    A super tough, warm, and stylish jacket that is intended to be worn in the worst of conditions.
  • DeYoung Fish Prints $180
    These are prints from Montana Artist Derek DeYoung's most well known paintings. All prints are signed, titled, and numbered, limited to either 500 or 150 prints per painting.
  • Lamson Speedster Reel $279
    This new reel is proving to be one of Waterworks Lamson's best. The super-high retrieve rate will get that fish on the reel faster than anything else.

Gifts for New Anglers


For the Fisherman who "Has it All"

  • Book a Guided Trip on Private Water
    There is a stretch of river with trophy trout and no crowds calling your name.
  • Abel Custom Reels $670
    Get a reel that is as unique as you are. These reels have custom fish graphics that capture your favorite fish species. Check out the configurator!
  • "Charlies Fly Box" - Fly Tying Book $39.95
    This might be the best fly tying book ever written. It goes beyond his first book, Basic Fly Tying, and covers Charlie's best patterns that you fish frequently.
  • Simms Guide Fleece Bib $119.95
    If there is never an off-season in your angling year, then the Guide Bibs are what will keep you out there long after the crows have left. Super warm!
  • Titan Rod Vault $449
    Mounts on your car's roof rack and will hold up to three rods fully rigged and ready to go!
  • Sage ONE Elite Fly Rod $1,295 The top of the line from Sage. The rod lives up to its name, ultra smooth, powerful, and precise, with beautiful titanium accents.