Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over for another year, but if you're looking for a great deal on fishing gear, we've rounded up all the best offers that are still available. Bear in mind that some of these deals may end suddenly, so if you see something you want it's best to grab it now rather than wait.
Although generally associated with electronics and big–ticket items, not many people know that lots of tackle retailers also run huge sales offering great Black Friday and Cyber Monday fishing deals on kayaks, rods, reels, line, end tackle, lures, luggage, clothing and more. These prices will probably be the best you’ll find all year round as companies compete on price–matched deals and look to offload stock in time for the Christmas rush.
Pretty much all retailers began their sales ahead of Black Friday itself this year, hoping to get an early slice of the action, and the deals are continuing right through to Cyber Monday so there's plenty of opportunity.
Whatever you're looking for, we'll be rounding up all the best Cyber Monday fishing deals for you right here, so you don't have to spend time wading around to find the biggest savings. We're also collecting together this year's best Cyber Monday camping deals, Cyber Monday Garmin deals, and Cyber Monday hiking deals, so stick with Advnture to make sure you get the best offers.
- Bass Pro Shops: big savings on reels, lure, bait, and much more in the Bargain Cave (opens in new tab)
- TackleDirect: deep discounts on all fishing gear in the Clearance Canyon (opens in new tab)
- Cabela's: fishing sale and clearance, with over 30% off selected items (opens in new tab)
- Dick's Sporting Goods: huge savings on rods, reels, bait and more, with limited stock (opens in new tab)
- FishUSA: stock up on brand name equipment at low prices in the clearance sale (opens in new tab)
- PENN Fishing: affordable reels. and line and reel combos (opens in new tab)
- Amazon: today's best fishing deals, with 30% or more off selected items (opens in new tab)
Fishing reel deals
Now is the time to buy a new saltwater or freshwater fishing reel in a Cyber Monday sale with some huge savings available. It's a great opportunity to upgrade that worn-out spinning or conventional reel with it a brand-new model without breaking the bank.
PENN Spinfisher VI:
$189.95 $110 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $79.95 The PENN Fishing Spinfisher VI features IPX5 sealing so whether it gets hit with a wave, or you let it ride in the spray all the way home, you don't have to worry about saltwater getting into the gearbox or drag system. PENN HT-100 drag washers are housed in a fully sealed spool to give the stopping power needed for big saltwater fish. A full metal body and Sideplate keep the CNC gear system in precise alignment under heavy loads. This is an incredible Cyber Monday deal on a rarely-discounted PENN reel that's ideal for a range of medium to medium-heavy applications in salt or freshwater. Buy, buy, buy!
Pflueger President XT LE spinning reel:
$99.99 $59.97 at Bass Pro (opens in new tab)
Save $40.02 Lighter and faster than the standard version, the Pflueger President XT LE Spinning Reel raises the bar for performance, and this Cyber Monday we've found an amazing deal with a $40 discount. This limited-edition reel sports a lightweight build, with its graphite body and rotor, braid-ready spool, and strong, durable hard-aluminum mainshaft and pinion gear that reduce internal weight by up to 30%. An exceptional all-round freshwater or light saltwater reel for a bargain price.
Penn Battle III spinning reel:
$139.99 $89.99 at Bass Pro (opens in new tab)
Save $50 Wherever you fish - salt or freshwater - you'll find the Penn Battle III spinning reel up to the challenge, with its Full Metal Body and sideplate, braid-ready Superline Spool with line capacity rings, and power-driven CNC Gear™ Technology. The 5+1 sealed stainless steel ball bearing system keeps performance reliable. With savings of up to $50 on the 3000-size reel and above, this is a great Cyber Monday fishing deal. Penn reels are hard to find at a low price like this, so snap this one up whilst stocks last.
Shimano Talica 25 II Speed Lever drag Big Game Offshore Fishing Reel:
$759.99 $649.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $110. The Talica is the pinnacle of the small lever drag 2-Speed market, and with savings of $110 from the MSRP on the 25-size model, this is a great deal on a top quality saltwater conventional reel. Designed from the ground up to be an excellent casting reel with an ultra-smooth and powerful drag system to handle long battles, this is an ideal model for the sportboat fisherman or game angler.
Bait and lure deals
The Cyber Monday sales are one of the best times to buy freshwater fishing baits and lures with lots of discounted models on offer from the major retailers. Stock up for next season or grab a great Christmas gift for the angler in your life with these amazing deals.
Bass Pro Shops 39-Piece Ned Rig Kit:
$16.99 $11.88 at Bass Pro (opens in new tab)
Save $5.11 Tough bite? Make uncooperative bass more responsive with this discounted Bass Pro Shops®39-Piece Ned Rig Kit. Here, you'll find all the essentials for employing the ultimate finesse technique, with a pro-curated selection of Ned heads and tails in top colors. And to sweeten the offer for the bass, all soft baits are infused with Bass Pro's exclusive 8up™ scent attractant. Includes utility box. Ideal for any bass angler this holiday season, especially with this sweet deal.
Topwater Frog Lures For Bass, Snakehead 5.5cm:
$11.99 $7.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $4 This five-pack of topwater frog lures for targeting bass, snakehead or similar surface-feeding species make for an inexpensive gift or addition to your tackle box this Cyber Monday. A great for any freshwater angler.
Rapala Original Floating Minnow 07 Fishing Lure 2.75" 1/8oz Silver:
$12.43 $6.96 at Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $5.47 The lure that started it all is still the number one "go-to" lure and, this Cyber Monday, it's available at nearly half price in the classic silver baitfish pattern. Whether twitched on top as a surface bait, retrieved as a shallow runner, weighted with a split shot for medium depth or bottom walked off a three-way swivel or bottom bouncer, the wounded minnow action continues to be irresistible to fish everywhere. Premium black nickel VMC hooks. An awesome all-round bass bait for a bargain price.
Fishing electronics, fish finders and sounder deals
Cyber Monday is the best time to get kitted out with the latest fishing electronics for a bargain price, and we've found some deals that'll save you hundreds of dollars on the latest tech in fish finders, sounders, chart plotters and marine electronics.
Lowrance HDS LIVE 9 Fishfinder/Chartplotter - Amer XD AI 3-in-1:
$2,199.99 $999.97 at Cabelas (opens in new tab)
Save $1,200.02 Year after year, more fishing tour pros use Lowrance HDS than all other fish-finder brands combined, and you could be using the same cutting-edge tech with a whopping $1200 discount from MSRP. The Lowrance® HDS LIVE 9 Fish Finder / Chartplotter boasts pinnacle performance and the best collection of innovative sonar features available. From StructureScan® 3D to FishReveal™ and ActiveTarget Live Sonar, fish-finding performance reaches new heights with an Lowrance HDS LIVE 9 Fish Finder/Chartplotter. The spacious 9" display brings a full high-definition HDS SolarMAX™ HD multi-touch screen with the widest range of viewing angles.
Lowrance ActiveTarget Live Sonar:
$1,649.99 $1,249 at Cabelas (opens in new tab)
Save $400.99 Watch high-resolution images of fish movements, tracking them as they swim in and around cover, with Lowrance® ActiveTarget™ Live Sonar, available right now with a Cyber Monday discount of over $400. Track fish and your presentation with high-resolution views in front or below your boat, or use the Scout mode to see an ultra-wide, overhead view of structure and fish activity in front of your boat, perfect for finding bait balls and big schools of fish. ActiveTarget Live Sonar, a revolution in Lowrance sonar and the fishing sonar world, is compatible with Lowrance HDS LIVE, HDS Carbon and Elite FS fishfinder/chartplotters. The hottest piece of fishing tech around for a bargain price.
Lowrance HDS LIVE 12 Fish Finder/Chartplotter - HDS-12 Live Amer XD AI 3-in-1:
$3,449.99 $1,999.97 at Cabelas (opens in new tab)
Save $1,450.02 The Lowrance® HDS LIVE 12 Fish Finder/Chartplotter carries on the tradition with pinnacle performance and the best collection of innovative sonar features available. From StructureScan® 3D to FishReveal™ and ActiveTarget Live Sonar, fish-finding performance reaches new heights with a Lowrance HDS LIVE 12 Fish Finder/Chartplotter. The huge 12" display brings a full high-definition HDS SolarMAX™ HD multi-touch screen with the widest range of viewing angles, all with a huge Black Friday discount of over
Clothing, outfits, luggage and accessory deals
If you're in the field or on the water, staying warm and looking good is essential. Check out these Cyber Monday deals for some great discounts on heated jackets, shirts, thermals, life jackets and accessories.
ScentLok BE:1 Reactor Heated Vest:
$199.99 $149.99 at Dick's Sporting Goods (opens in new tab)
Save $50 The versatile ScentLok BE:1 Reactor Heated Vest gives hunters four different levels of on-demand warmth to help them stay comfortable on the stand in any condition, and it also comes with a hot $50 discount for the hunter or fisherman in your life. Like other BE:1 Reactor Series garments, this unique, multifunction vest is engineered with Thinsulate insulation to create warmth without the bulk so it easily integrates into any layering system. When additional warmth is desired, the integral heating elements inside core areas of the BE:1 Reactor Heated Vest deliver three levels of supplemental heat output via a built-in USB power cable and easy, one-button control.
Bass Pro Shops USA AM33 All-Clear Inflatable Life Vest:
$149.99 $79.97 at Bass Pro (opens in new tab)
Save $70.02 The Bass Pro Shops® USA AM33 All-Clear Inflatable Life Vest has everything except the bulk, and it comes with a huge $70 discount this month on a Black Friday deal. This lightweight, low-profile inflatable PFD has an All-Clear™ viewing window that shows red or green for an at-a-glance look to make sure it's properly armed and ready. Green means you're ready to go; red means it's time to rearm. This Bass Pro life vest automatically inflates when in immersed in water. Minimum 35 lbs. of buoyancy. Fit adults over 80 lbs. USCG-approved.
ZACX Fishing Plier & Lip Gripper set:
$29.99 $16.39 on Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $13.60 A great Cyber Monday deal on a tool set that every fisherman or woman would love to receive as a gift. Quality alloy pliers have a split ring remover function and line cutters, and the lip grippers are ideal for dealing with any toothy fish. Comes with a handy carry case and 1/3 off RRP.
Filleting knife deals
If you enjoy eating your catch, a quality filleting knife should be high on your Cyber Monday shopping list. The recent trend for battery-powered filleting knives is also worth noting this holiday season with massive savings available via the deals below.
Bass Pro Shops XPS Lithium-Ion Battery-Powered Fillet Knife:
$99.99 $69.98 at Bass Pro (opens in new tab)
Save $30.01 With a 40%-plus longer run time than other battery-powered fillet knives, the Bass Pro Shops® XPS® Lithium-Ion Battery-Powered Fillet Knife sets the performance bar higher than ever. A 3-cell lithium-ion battery technology delivers an amazing 2-plus hours of continuous use – more than enough power to get through the biggest jobs. This game-changing knife comes with 3 precision stainless steel blades: 6" and 10" standard blades with curved tips for slicing and filleting, and one high-volume 8" performance blade with enhanced flexibility and manoeuvrability. Manufacturer's 1-year limited warranty. This is a real Cyber Monday bargain for one of 2022's hottest pieces of fishing tech.
Bubba 110V Electric Fillet Knife:
$139.99 $104.96 at Bass Pro (opens in new tab)
Save $35.03 Filleting fish and able to plug into the mains? Check out this cut price Cyber Monday deal on a Bubba® 110V Electric Fillet Knife. It covers all the bases for filleting your catch quickly and easily, with no time limit and no power interruptions. Durable construction includes an 8.5"L handle with textured non-slip grip that's contoured to your hand shape for maximum leverage, an ergonomic trigger with safety guard, and an 8'L power cord for freedom of motion. This Bubba knife set comes with 4 interchangeable fillet blades that cover fish of all types and sizes. All blades are crafted of titanium-nitride coated premium stainless steel; the set includes 7" and 9" E-Flex blades for delicate work, and 9" and 12" E-Stiff blades with dual rivets for ultimate strength and cutting power. The Bubba 110V Electric Fillet Knife comes in a premium EVA case with removable blade storage and easy-clean surface.
Rapala Electric Fillet Knife:
$54.99 $39.54 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $15.45 Make fast work of filleting with this Knife and Fork Kit. Wall-powered electric fillet knife features advanced air-flow design, quiet long-lasting motor powering 7-1/2” reciprocating blades. Comes with stainless steel pronged fillet fork, that securely holds your catch during filleting, and a 7 foot 110V power cord. Blade: Stainless Steel. Fork: Stainless Steel Prongs. A great budget-friendly Black Friday deal on a powered filet knife.
Fishing line, braid main line, fluorocarbon and mono deals
The Cyber Monday sales are a great time to get stocked up on fishing line with manufacturers and retailers selling bulk spools of braid, mono and fluorocarbon for bargain prices. Here are some of the best deals we've found.
POWER PRO Super8Slick V2 Blue Braided Line:
$43.99 $33.97 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $10.02 Power Pro Super8Slick V2 Blue Braided Line has been redesigned to bring on a new level of toughness, and it's on sale this month with deals across the range, especially on the 65lb, 300-yard spools. It is manufactured with a proven EBT coating process that provides all of the benefits of the original, plus added abrasion resistance. The smooth surface means reduced line friction on the spool and through the rod guides, which allows this Power Pro line to cast like a bullet. Consisting of eight, tightly woven fibers that are incredibly smooth, allowing it rip through the heaviest cover with the same efficiency as a 4-carrier braid. A great deal on quality mainline braid for salt or freshwater.
Seaguar Red Label:
$79.99 $55.04 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $24.95 Every angler needs a good, all-around line they can trust, and you can score a great deal on the legendary Seaguar Red Label in 20lb strain on a 1000-yard spool with this Black Friday deal. This freshwater main line offers the knot and tensile strength and nearly invisible performance of 100% fluorocarbon in an economical option everyone can appreciate.
Berkley Trilene Big Game Monofilament Fishing Line (10lb 1,500 yards):
$10.99 $6.68 on Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $4.31 One of the most popular monofilaments in North America due to its incredible strength, reliability and value. Extreme fighting power for big game fish in saltwater or freshwater. This Black Friday deal on a huge 1500-yard spool in 10 lb breaking strain will last for many seasons, and costs less than a new lure. Buy in bulk and save even more.
Seaguar Gold Label Fluorocarbon Leader (30lb):
$35.99 $24.99 at Dick's Sporting Goods
(opens in new tab)Save $10.99 Not only are thinner leaders even less visible underwater, but you also get the advantage of more natural presentations and better catch-rates on finicky fish. Made with an exclusive double-structure process, Gold Label combines two custom Seaguar fluorocarbon resins to create a leader with smaller diameters yet with exceptional knot and tensile strength. It’s softer too and cinches easily for fail-safe knots. A premium saltwater of freshwater fluorocarbon leader line at a rare Black Friday discount.
What is Black Friday?
Black Friday is a global sales event, when retailers around the world cut the prices of a wide array of goods. It takes place on the Friday after Thanksgiving.
When is Black Friday 2022?
Black Friday 2022 takes place on Friday 25 November, which is the day after Thanksgiving. However, many stores start their sales in advance, so you don't have to wait until the day itself to grab a great deal on hiking gear.
When is Cyber Monday 2022?
Cyber Monday takes place on 28 November 2022, which is the Monday after Black Friday.
What to look for
To make choosing the best Black Friday deals as easy as possible, we've put together a selection of our most useful buying guides that'll help you pick the right piece of equipment.
An obsessed fisherman since childhood, Ben’s career in fishing has taken him from working as a magazine writer and editor to running his own guiding business in California, where he targets salt and freshwater fish. Ben has decades of experience in selecting the right tackle and honing the best tactics to target all sorts of species, from surf sharks to freshwater catfish, and loves sharing this knowledge. His favorite fishing moments usually involve helping clients catch the fish of a lifetime – and not getting eaten by great white sharks while out on his kayak.
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