Father’s Day gifts in Eden Prairie, Chaska and Victoria

Father’s Day gift ideas never looked (or tasted) so good.
Shop local for Father’s Day gifts that encourage Dad to have more fun.

While neckties hold a firm spot on the Father’s Day gift go-to list, we scoured local shops for presents he’ll appreciate when he isn’t clocking hours in an office.

- Give big daddy a Big Mama. This top-water lure is a walk-the-dog style muskie temptress that features fire tiger coloring. ($34.99) Cabin Fever.

- Cigar smokers have a distinctive style. Add to the bravura with a La Aroma de Cuba, ceramic car with removable seats, which transform into a functioning ashtray. Product comes in black, red and turquoise. ($89.99) Churchills Quality Cigars and Gifts.

- Pump up the fun factor for your cyclist with Bontrager’s Super Charger Pump. The all-metal, durable air pump is easy to use, features universal compatibility and scores high on the snazzy factor. ($119.99) FreeWheel Bike.

- If cooking is on his hobby menu, consider a spicy olive oil and balsamic vinegar gift pack. Selections include Harissa, Baklouti green chili, cayenne and chipotle extra virgin olive oils and serrano honey and jalapeño balsamic vinegars. ($35.67 for six 60mL bottles) The Smiling Olive.

- Double the fun with reading and doing with Handy Dad: In the Great Outdoors. Author Todd Davis offers photo-heavy pages filled with tips for father-child activities, including creating daisy chain headbands, building a solar shower, panning for gold or creating leaf rubbings. ($24.95) Tazzie Baby + Child

- With warmer weather, it’s time to shed the heavy cocktails. Salute dad with a 750 ml bottle of Clase Azul reposado sipping tequila from Mexico. The high-quality spirit, made with 100 percent agave, comes in a handmade, display-worthy bottle. That staff at The Vintage calls it, “Smooooth. Several Os in smooth.” ($79.99) The Vintage.