Luminox A.1827
Pool your resources with your siblings and splurge on this handsome new watch. From the Swiss watchmaker’s Field Day Date 1800 Series, this simple timepiece will look good on dad’s wrist whether he’s at the office, in a blind or on the boat. ($400;
Duluth Trading Co. Holier Than Thou Work Belt
With prong holes punched the length of this thick, oiled cowhide leather belt, dad won’t have to hesitate when someone asks, “Who wants the last hot dog?” A big brass buckle and stitching lend strength and style. ($40;
SOG PowerAssist Multi-Tool
This is the first multi-tool to include two assisted-opening blades, both of which are accessible when the tool is closed. Other components include needle nose pliers, wire cutters, screwdrivers and the like. ($115;
Buck Silver Creek Folding Fillet Knife
The 6 1/2-inch blade locks open to create a solid 13 3/4-inch knife. Folded, it measures just 7 1/4 inches and stores in a nylon sheath. The overall weight is 6 ounces and the 420J2 stainless-steel blade is titanium-coated to cut down on corrosion. ($36;
Carhartt Canvas Work Short
If Dad’s not afraid to show off the legs, but isn’t exactly a Bermuda shorts kind of guy, Carhartt’s new Canvas Work Short ought to suit him well. It’s got several tool and utility pockets, plus a hammer loop. ($32;
Do-All Outdoors Impact Seal Bullseye Brew Target
This target gives “shooting the bull while knocking back beers” a whole new meaning. When bullets pass through the self-righting, self-healing target, all that is left are pin-size holes. Rated for .22-.50 caliber rounds. ($25;
Costa del Mar Bomba
Named after a part of Belize’s Ambergris Caye, the Bomba features a tough, lightweight nylon frame and peripheral temple lenses. A portion of the sales of the Bomba go to a permit fish tagging program being conducted in Florida by the Bonefish Tarpon Trust. ($139;
Motorolla Talkabout MR356R
The centerpiece of this value pack is two 2-way radios with a range of 35 miles, 8 repeater channels, vibrating ring, NOAA weather alerts and hands-free operation. Accessories include a mini-USB car charger, two flexible earpieces with boom microphones, one dual drop-in charger, two rechargeable NiMH battery packs and two belt clips. Available at and Cabela’s. ($110;
Dublin Dog Collar
This all-rubber waterproof dog collar is perfect for the dad who likes to take the family dog with him on fishing trips. Why he leaves you at home is something you’ll have to work out on your own. ($22-$30;
Bheestie Bag
The ideal gift for a butterfingered dad: The next time he drops the camera or his phone in the stream, he can simply toss it in the Bheestie bag and let the water-absorbing beads inside dry it out. ($20;
Weaver Buck Commander Scope
Has dad been letting his hair and beard go a bit? Been wearing camo face paint to family functions? Are you starting to worry that he’s joined a militia? Worry no more: He’s probably just been hinting that he wants a new Buck Commander riflescope from Weaver. ($283-$405;]
LaCrosse Extreme Tough Boot
From the same folks who make dad’s favorite rubber hunting boots comes this line of rugged work footwear. Choose from lace-up (pictured), plain-toe slip-on or Wellington styles. ($95-$130;
Joby Gorillatorch
This little 65-lumen light is loaded with features. The feet of the flexible tripod are magnetic and can adhere to any metal surface as well as hold metal items while dad’s completing a task. Plus, it’s water-resistant, features a dimmer setting and comes in four different colors. ($30;
Gerber Statesman
The 2.8-inch blade on this handsome pocketknife is made of strong and corrosion-resistant surgical steel. The sleek, modern handle is anodized aluminum with wood inserts. Gerber’s F.A.S.T. assisted-opening technology allows for quick deployment. ($70;
Patagonia R1 Jacket
Made from recycled Polartec Power Dry fabric, the R1 fleece provides stretch, warmth, wicking and breathability in a variety of temperatures. Perfect for early-morning fishing trips and evening campfires alike. ($150;
Big Agnes Lynx Pass Tent
Nothing says, “Take me camping,” like buying dad a tent. This new design from Big Agnes is available in 2- (shown), 3- and 4-person configurations. ($200-$300;
Rocky Sport Performance Polo
Made of lightweight, 4-way stretch fabric, this ideal summertime shirt is wrinkle-free, moisture-wicking and breathable. Available in five colors, each features Mossy Oak camouflage accents on the inner collar and button placard. (Available in stores.) ($30;
Wolverine Sidewinder
This low-cut hiker features Wolverine’s iCS (Individual Comfort System) technology. It’s a removable gel disk insole that allows the wearer to customize his comfort setting by selecting from firm, cushion, inner and outer support settings. ($135;
Brooks Range Rock Shirt
Here’s your chance to get dad his next “favorite shirt.” This uber-comfortable pullover features a “sueded” inner layer that’s remarkably soft. For added comfort, the Rock Shirt fits really big, so you might want to order a size down, depending on dad’s style. Available in five colors. ($30;
ALPS OutdoorZ Camp Chair
Wider and sturdier than a lot of folding chairs, the Camp Chair by ALPS has padded, curved armrests, a powder-coated frame and a cup holder. Available in mesh or fabric. ($80;
Rapala 8-inch AlumaPro Pliers
These aluminum fishing pliers are lightweight, durable and corrosion-resistant. Ergonomic handles and an internal spring allow for one-handed use. The hardened carbon steel cutters make quick work of braided line. ($54;
Wenger RangerGrip 179 WPER
The Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race knife was designed for adventurers, and combines a 50 percent serrated blade, double-cut wood saw, locking screwdriver, cap lifter, wire stripper, can opener, reamer and awl. ($70;