5 Best Fishing Pliers - June 2021 - BestReviews- best pliers for fly 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.Best Multi-Tool for Fishing1-Leatherman Wave. We personally feel that the best Leatherman for fishing is the Leatherman Wave. It is our best pick if you are looking for a fishing Leatherman because of the fact it is economical to own and comes with a variety of useful tools. It has a can opener, wire strippers, knife blade, small bit driver, screwdrivers, and more.