5 Best Fishing Pliers - June 2021 - BestReviews- best pliers for fishing ,Jaws of the 7" pliers allow you to tightly grab hooks or crimp tackle, locking it in place. Handle has a rubber coating, so you can grip the pliers securely. Ships with a protective sheath. Cons. A little pricier than others. May not snip some really thick fishing line. Best Bang for the Buck. RUNCL.Fishing Pliers Compared | Sport Fishing Magazine8/9/2018· Interestingly, there's a huge price leap between inexpensive fishing pliers and the best of the best. You can buy a decent pair of pliers for $50 or so, but then the price ramps up substantially and commonly runs north of $300.