July 23, 2024

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2023 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Moms do more than their share of showing us they care. Whether that affection comes in the form of pre-dawn rides to the marina, or replacing that broken rod she “accidentally” closed in the car window last year, we can all do better to reciprocate that motherly love and affection. This year, show mom how much you appreciate her with some seasonally-appropriate Mother’s Day gifts that will keep her on the water, enjoying quality time with you.

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Costa Aleta Sunglasses

Lightweight, scratch-resistant and UV protective, mom will enjoy wearing these fashionable lenses whether lounging on the boat or spending a night out on the town.

starting at $182; costadelmar.com

YETI Rescue Red 20 oz. Rambler

It can be filled with hot coffee in the morning or a cold one in the evening; either way, with it’s Magslider lid cover, the new 20-ounce Rescue Red YETI Rambler is the perfect fit for mom to enjoy a drink on the go.

$35; yeti.com

OTW Yeti 10oz Wine Tumbler

This summer, leave the glass at home and pack a durable, OTW-branded YETI Wine Tumbler for an evening picnic on the beach or a sunset cruise on the boat. A stationary suction lid prevents spills while keeping your drink cool and covered from sea spray or sandy sediment.

$35; store.onthewater.com

YETI Camino 20 Carryall Tote Bag

Meet the waterproof, tear-resistant, do-it-all handbag fit for any spring or summer day on the water. The spacious and easy-to-clean interior will leave you worry-free when stuffing the bag with sunscreen, fishing tackle, sandy flip-flops or damp beach towels.

$130; yeti.com

Lifestyle Apparel

OTW Ladies Apex Fleece ¼ Zip

Made from sustainably sourced bamboo viscose and organic cotton, the Apex fleece 1/4 zip features UPF 50+ sun protection, moisture wicking, superior breathability, 4-way stretch, and temperature regulating properties for a comfortable and casual fit on the beach or at the boat club.

$88; store.onthewater.com

OTW Ladies Riverwalk Sweatshirt

Made from the same sustainable bamboo viscose and organic cotton as the Apex 1/4 zip, with it’s combined warmth and breathability, the Riverwalk sweatshirt is an ideal top layer for a chilly morning turned warm afternoon on the water.

$78; store.onthewater.com

OTW Ladies Recess ¼ Zip

Flexible, breathable, moisture-wicking and UV-protective, OTW’s Recess 1/4 zip looks and feels like formal fishing apparel. Thumb-hole loops and a high collar protect vulnerable areas while fishing under the summer sun.

$68; store.onthewater.com

OTW Multifish Midweight Hoodie

For cool and breezy mornings on the beach or a comfy night around the bonfire, the OTW multi-fish midweight hoodie features a classic drawstring hood to trap body heat and keep snug.

$65; store.onthewater.com

OTW Solid Striper Salmon Pink Cap

Block out the sun with OTW’s lightweight, adjustable, relaxed fit striper cap.

$30; store.onthewater.com

Technical Apparel

Simms BugStopper Joggers

These lightweight joggers are made from stretch woven recycled polyester that is both fast-drying and protects against the sun. The comfortable drawstring waist keeps them high and tight, even with loaded pockets, and the cuffed ankles keep bugs from biting in arguably the most-irritable area.

$119.95; simmsfishing.com

Costa Coastal Performance Printed Leggings

These four-way stretch performance leggings feature a UPF 30+ sun-protective rating and useful side pockets for sunglasses, a cell phone, or easily-accessible fishing tools like line clippers or a measuring tape.

$65; costadelmar.com

Bubba Women’s Bahura Long-Sleeve Shirt

Designed to be moisture-wicking, fast-drying and soft to the touch, this long sleeve shirt is made with bamboo fibers for a sustainable and biodegradable top that offers UV protection you can feel good about.

$34.99; bubba.com

AFTCO Women’s Original Fishing Short

Built for functional comfort, these stain-resistant fishing shorts feature a hidden elastic waistband for flexibility and double-lined bartacks to provide reinforcement in high-wear areas for maximum durability. With five pockets, and one specifically designed to hold pliers for easy access on the water, mom can focus on the fishing without having to dig through a tackle bag for immediate necessities.

$59; aftco.com


XTRATUF Women’s Kiata Waterproof Sneakers

A snug but breathable knitted waterproof upper on this sneaker is designed to move with you during activity, while a cushioned midsole and perforated insole provide stability and comfort. Complete with XTRATUF’s non-marking TufGrip outsole, these shoes were designed to generate traction on a number of surfaces from wet boat decks to rocky shorelines.

$135; xtratuf.com

Columbia PFG Women’s Slackwater Breeze Slip Shoes

These fishing shoes tout a breathable mesh upper with an Omni-Grip non-marking outsole for traction on slick surfaces, and an EVA midsole designed to absorb shock and provide additional cushion for comfort.

$62; columbia.com

XTRATUF Women’s Fishewear Auna Sandals

The slip-resistant TufGrip outsole on these fish-themed sandals makes them worthy footwear for a leisurely boat trip or a day at the beach, and with the abrasion-resistant forefoot strap, they’re designed for all-day comfort without wearing down.

$70; xtratuf.com

Simms Women’s Freestone Wading Boots

These cleat-compatible wading boots are highlighted by a waterproof, synthetic scratch-leather upper that provides ankle support over rocky, slippery and uneven terrain. The reinforced toe and heel are made to withstand heavy wear in tough conditions, with a dual-density EVA midsole that provides cushioned support. Available with felt or rubber outsoles.

$199.95; simmsfishing.com

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