You're in the right place to find all of 2023's best Black Friday fishing deals as soon as they land, because we'll be hand-picking all the biggest savings on top quality gear from all the big stores (and some smaller ones too). It's the perfect opportunity to upgrade your existing gear, or treat yourself to something new.
Black Friday 2023 takes place on 24 November, but we're not expecting any stores to wait that long to start cutting prices. In previous years we've seen retailers begin their sales at the start of November or even earlier, and we'll begin rounding up the best offers as soon as they begin.
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.
- Bass Pro Shops: big savings on reels, lure, bait, and much more in the Bargain Cave
- TackleDirect: deep discounts on all fishing gear in the Clearance Canyon
- Cabela's: fishing sale and clearance, with over 30% off selected items
- Dick's Sporting Goods: huge savings on rods, reels, bait and more, with limited stock
- FishUSA: stock up on brand name equipment at low prices in the clearance sale
- PENN Fishing: affordable reels. and line and reel combos
- Amazon: today's best fishing deals, with 30% or more off selected items
Today's best fishing deals
If you can't wait until November, we've rounded up the best deals on a range of fishing gear for you right here. Many retailers have sales that run all year round, and you might even be able to find a deal that's cheaper than any Black Friday offer.
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 2023?
Black Friday 2023 takes place on Friday 24 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 2023?
Cyber Monday takes place on 27 November 2023, 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.
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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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