DIY Fishing Gift Baskets

Homemade DIY Fishing Gift Basket Ideas For Any Gift Giving Occasion!

A homemade DIY fishing gift basket is a fantastic gift idea for anyone who loves to fish, or is new to the sport of fishing, and it can be relatively easy to put together as long as you know a little bit about fishing. While some basket gift items may be perfect for any type of fishing, others may be specific to fresh water fishing, salt water fishing, or even fly fishing. Your best bet if you’re not sure of what to include is to go with some general fishing items, although you’ll find that your gift recipient will be happy with anything you throw in as long as it has to do with fishing!

DIY Fishing Gift Basket

There are literally thousands of options available for inclusion in your DIY fishing gift basket. So many choices can be a bit overwhelming. But don’t worry because we are here to help! We came up with a great a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to build your own unique DIY fishing-themed gift basket. We’ve included highly-rated and popular selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a fun and useful gift basket your recipient will love! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are merely presenting you with some items and ideas that would make a great addition to your fishing gift basket theme! You can also find many of these items at your local retailers that carry fishing gear. Just make sure they are small enough to fit in your gift basket.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your DIY fishing gift basket. Just select one or more items from each category, add some of your own unique product touches, and before you know it, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing fishing gift basket that your recipient will absolutely love! Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme.

DIY homemade fishing gift baskets make great gifts for birthdays, retirement, Father’s Day, Christmas, and more!

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Fishing Gift Basket!

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Let's Start by Choosing Some Cool Mugs & Tumblers

An easy fill item idea for your DIY fishing gift basket is something to hold drinks in. Golfers like this. Really...they do!

Fishing Gifts for Men – Fishing Tumbler – Stainless Steel Travel Tumbler/Mug w Lid

Tervis Fishing Lures Tumbler with Wrap and Hunter Green Lid 16oz, Clear

Fishing Lover 20oz Travel Coffee Mug Fishing Tumbler,

Top Guy Mugs Coffee Mugs, Large, Multicolor

Burton & Burton Fishing I Love It When Mug

One Great Fisherman, Best Catch Of His Life Couples Mug – (2) 11OZ Coffee Mug

Sorry I Missed Your Call Was On the Other Line – Fishing Mug – Holds up to 11oz – Microwave and Dishwasher Safe

Fishoholic 20oz Tumbler with Magnetic Slide Lid – Stainless Steel Double Wall Travel Coffee Cup Fishing Beer Mug for Hot & Cold (20oz Gry)

Add a Book or Two About Fishing!

Adding a book relating to fishing would most definitely make a great addition to your DIY gift basket for anyone who loves to fish. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

The Total Fishing Manual (Paperback Edition): 318 Essential Fishing Skills (Field & Stream)

The River: A novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Paperback

L.L. Bean Fly-Fishing Handbook (L. L. Bean)

The River Why Paperback

Lords of the Fly: Madness, Obsession, and the Hunt for the World Record Tarpon Paperback

The Guide: A novel Paperback

Basic Fishing: A Beginner’s Guide Paperback

Fishing Word Search Puzzle Book: Word Searches with Large Print about Fishing, Oceans, Fishes and More | 7×10 inches, 52 pages | 40 Puzzles

Now Let's Add Some Fun Fishing Apparel & Accessories

Any of these items would make a great addition to your DIY fishing-themed gift basket. And they are all small enough to fit a few pieces in.

Gotta Love a Good Pole Dance | Funny Fishing Pole Humor Fisherman Unisex T-Shirt

Men’s Can’t Work Today My Arm is in A Cast T-Shirt Funny Fishing Tee

Lazy One Pajama Pants for Men, Men’s Separate Bottoms, Lounge Pants

Funny Fishing Gift Tshirt | The Rodfather

Columbia unisex-adult bora bora booney

Jeasona Men’s Funny Fun Crazy Dress Crew Socks Pack

Mens Grandpa is My Name Fishing is My Game T Shirt

I’d Rather Be – Funny Socks Novelty Gifts

Mens Beer Fishy Fishy T Shirt

Disney Goofy Outdoorsman Father’s Day T-Shirt

Fishouflage Thunder Bay Fishing Hat – Mesh Back Black Camo Cap

Crazy Dog T-Shirts Mens Part Time Hooker T Shirt Funny Fishing Hook Sarcastic Tee for Dad

Don't Stop There...Let's Add Some Gear and Other Fun Items

These fishing supplies and gear will help fill up your DIY fishing gift basket. Plus, adding a few of these items will make it seem like you had a real plan in mind when putting this basket together!

Fishing Tools Set

TOPFORT 187/230pcs Fishing Accessories Kit, Including Jig Hooks, Bullet Bass Casting Sinker Weights, Fishing Swivels Snaps, Sinker Slides, Fishing Set with Tackle Box

Mossy Oak 4pc Fishing Tool Kit – Pistol Grip Fishing Pliers, Fish Fillet Knife, Fishing Gripper, Line Snip, Fly Fishing Retractor with Retractable Lanyard

Fish scale, Dr.meter Backlit LCD Display 110lb/50kg PS01 Fishing Scale with Measuring Tape, Electronic Balance Digital Fishing Postal Hanging Hook Scale with 2 AAA Batteries

SAMSFX Fly Fishing Knot Tying Tools Quick Knot Tool for Fishing Hooks, Lures, Flies, Trout Line Backing, Come with Zinger Retractors

Bait Towel 3 Pack Gray Fishing Towels with Clip, Plush Microfiber nap Fabric, 16×16, The Original Bait Towel Value 3 Pack (Overcast Gray)

375pcs Fishing Lures for Freshwater, Fishing Tackle Box 2 Big Frogs Grasshopper Lifelike Fish Baits Plastic Worms, Artificial Fishing Baits for Bass Trout Salmon

TRUSCEND Pre-Rigged Jig Head Fishing Lures, Premium Shrimp Lure with VMC Hook, Weedless Soft Swimbaits for Bass, Fishing Bait with Spinner, Trout Crappie Walleye Fishing Jigs for Freshwater Saltwater

Earth Pak -Waterproof Dry Bag – Roll Top Dry Compression Sack Keeps Gear Dry for Kayaking, Beach, Rafting, Boating, Hiking, Camping and Fishing with Waterproof Phone Case

Neutrogena Sport Face Oil-Free Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum SPF 70+, Sweatproof & Waterproof Active Sunscreen, 2.5 fl. Oz

BASSDASH Fly Fishing Flies Kit Fly Assortment Trout Bass Fishing with Fly Box, 36/64/72/76/80/96pcs with Dry/Wet Flies, Nymphs, Streamers, Popper

KastKing World’s Premium Monofilament Fishing Line – Paralleled Roll Track – Strong and Abrasion Resistant Mono Line – Superior Nylon Material Fishing Line

Let's Add a Couple of Items Just for Fun!

Although not a must include fishing gift basket item, these items will surely please!

Fishin’-Opoly Game

Buffalo Games – Eugene’s Hunting & Fishing – 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Multi, 21.25″L X 15″W

MasterPieces 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle For Adult, Family, Or Kids – Gone Fishing – 19.25″ X 26.75″ – Family Owned American Puzzle Company

And Finally...Let's Top Off Your Fishing Gift Basket With Some Energy!

Your DIY fishing gift basket recipient will be thankful you added some food. Here are some ideas to get your started...

Jack Link’s Beef Jerky Variety Pack Includes Original and Teriyaki Flavors, On the Go Snacks, 13g of Protein Per Serving, 9 Count of 1.25 Oz Bags

CLIF BARS – Energy Bars – Best Sellers Variety Pack- Made with Organic Oats – Plant Based (2.4 Ounce Protein Bars, 16 Count) Packaging & Assortment May Vary

Pure Protein Bars, High Protein, Nutritious Snacks to Support Energy, Low Sugar, Gluten Free, Variety Pack, 1.76oz, 18 Pack

Nature Valley Oats ‘n Honey Granola Bars 8.94 oz (12 Bars)

Nature’s Garden Healthy Trail Mix Snack Packs – Mixed Nuts, Heart Healthy Nuts, Omega-3 Rich, Cranberries, Pumpkin Seeds, Perfect For The Entire Family – 28.8 Oz Bag (24 Individual Servings)

Bare Baked Crunchy Fruit Snack Pack, Gluten Free, Apples, Bananas, and Coconut Flavors, 0.53oz (16 Count)

Quest Tortilla Style Protein Chips Variety Pack, Chili Lime, Nacho Cheese, Loaded Taco, Baked, High Protein, Low Carb, Gluten Free, 1.1 Ounce (Pack of 12)

Blue Diamond Almonds Oven Roasted Dark Chocolate Flavored Snack Nuts, 100 Calorie Packs, 32 Count, 20 Ounce (Pack of 1)

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.