The field guide to exchanging your holiday fishing gift flops.
Hopefully your family consulted some of our guides when selecting Christmas gifts for your fisherman. If not, and they made a huge mistake, this one’s for you. Here’s hoping you can make some lemonade with these lemons.
Check out our suggestions for replacements after your fishing gifts didn’t pan out.
They still sell these. Why? How?
Seems like a stretch, but this was advertised as fishing apparel.
Exchange For: All fishing hats are dorky, there’s no winning play here.
If you couldn’t tell, these are novelty shotgun bobbers. People will think you’re confused and meant to go hunting.
Premeir BS50CH Chartreuse slip bobbers
These actually do quite the opposite: heating up the leader makes it coil.
A boat is not a car.
*Most locations will not accept this trade.
The worst-rated fishing product on Amazon. How shoddy is it? This is the best picture we could find, and we think it might look like that in real life.
Storm WildEye Live Minnow, the highest-rated fishing product on Amazon
This has become notorious, but somehow it still has a higher user-rating than the Fat Catfisher. Maybe it’s the novelty factor.
Fat Catfisher Fishing Rod