When you are done buying $20 pliers that get rusty in a couple of months, step up to Abel. These pliers are fully machined aluminum and stainless steel. They crush barbs, cut wire, pull knots tight and open beers! Comes with a high quality leather sheath and a lanyard so you won't drop them overboard. Truly a lifetime tool.
The legendary Abel knife and we have one left. Every angler should carry a knife. From trimming line to cutting yourself out of a disastrous situation, a sharp knife is crucial. The Abel knife is as good as it gets.