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What are Fishing Decals?

Kris Roudebush
Kris Roudebush

Sticker collecting is a pastime some of us think we'll grow out of, but there are those who will always be on the lookout for the sticker that represents them. Anglers, and hobby fishermen, have a whole category all their own. Fishing decals, or fishing stickers, can have the logo or brand name. There is also a whole line of fishing decals, without logos, that have fishing related statements or simply their favorite fish on them. You'll see decals show up on boats, trucks, and tackle boxes where ever anglers congregate. Some fishing decals are specially made for the lure. These decals are waterproof and attaches to many different types of lures.

Don't be deceived into thinking the only place you'll see fishing decals is on a truck. Fishing decals are gaining popularity as collector's items too. They're available on eBay and through a wide variety of online stores. You might be able to pick up newer decals for free when you shop a specific manufacturer's retail store. Most of the time, you'll have to pay $.99 US Dollars (USD) and up to start your sticky collection. There are new fishing decals that might set you back as much as $15.00 USD. Out of print fishing decals can set you back even more than that, depending on their value.


If you're unable to find the perfect set of fishing decals, have no fear. There are websites that allow users to customize their decals. These sites feature everything including old fishermen, a variety of fish, some hunting decals, boats, and cartoon styled decals. Once you've decided on your decal, or set of decals, just personalize it with your favorite saying, your name, or even your boat's name and you've got a one of a kind fishing decal.

There are also fishing decals that allow the user to create their own lure. These stickers are waterproof and are designed to be applied to several types of lures like spinner bait lures, crank bait lures, and blades. These decals should have a life like image on them and some could even be scented. In the works are decals that include taste and even bubble eyes.

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