The Bargain Hunter’s Holiday Gift Guide
15 killer deals for hunting and fishing gifts
There’s no shortage of great holiday gift ideas out there for hunters and fishermen. There are also some really great deals—if you know where to look. To help save you time (and who doesn’t need more time around the crazy-stressful holidays), we did the searching for you. We scoured the Web and found these 15 items that’ll make any outdoorsman’s holiday without crushing your bank account.
This game camera captures 150-degree panoramics. The Editors
Capable of doing the work of three trail cameras, the Moultrie Panoramic 150 gives you a glimpse into the woods unlike any other camera. Creating images that stretch 150 degrees horizontally, the 8 MP pictures will stitch together for a panoramic portrait. It detects movement out to 45 feet, and has low-glow LED technology that reaches out to 100 feet.
A better attractant design. The Editors
Conventional deer-urine attractant comes in a clear glass bottle that dilutes over time and makes a mess. After a number of doe pee sandwiches, the founder of Wild Carrot came up with packaging that is the only of its kind in the hunting industry. With one-time-use wicks, they’ve created the most user-friendly and deer-hunter approved attractant on the market.
Behold—the ultimate shore-lunch station. Fire Disc
Made to break down and assemble with no tools required, the Fire Disc Ultimate Fishing Bundle is the ultimate shore lunch caterer. The bundle includes a cutting board, knife sharpener, wind helmet, and Ultimate Frying Weapon, and will save you more than $100. It also ships for free. Besides the beach, it’s great for everything from camping to tailgating.
A quality headlamp for a great price. The Editors
With 150 lumens that reach beyond 200-feet, the Princeton Tec 150 can light up the woods and water. The headlamp can also provide red, green, or blue beam, making it a go-to choice for hunters trying to remain stealthy. At 50% off, this is a shining deal.
This tool is a catch-and-release angler’s best friend. The Editors
For catch-and-release fisherman who want to see their trophy swim away, this tool is a must own. A squeeze from this pocket-size gadget is all it takes to dislodge a buried hook, whether it’s on a bluegill or pike. It’s proven to work, with more than 180 positive reviews of the Bass Pro Shops Hook Remover.
Perfect for hunters who don’t need big-time magnification. The Editors
Perfect for bowhunters or turkey hunters who don’t need big magnification, the Vortex Crossfire 8x42s are smaller binos at a smaller price. They can handle the elements, being waterproof and fogproof, while still providing crisp images thanks to the anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
This thing is a jerky-making machine. The Editors
Sized to take on a fall’s worth of meat, the Cabela’s 80-Liter Commercial Food Dehydrator will help create delicious wild-game snacks. It has 12 removable racks, a 1400-watt heater, and 24 high-intensity LEDs, along with 360-degree air flow. Currently on sale, this dehydrator will pay for itself in just one season.
A jacket that will keep you dry, and won’t break the bank. The Editors
This jacket just might be the deal of the holiday season. The Badlands Intake will not only keep you dry, but it will also keep you comfortable with strategically placed vents that expel stale air. At just 1 lb. 7 oz., this outer shell won’t weigh you down in the field.
The Mystery Tackle Box is the gift that keeps on giving. The Editors
For just $13.75 per month, the Mystery Tackle Box will drop over $25 worth of gear at your doorstep 12 times a year. It’s customizable for any angler, with plans for catfish, trout, ice fishing, inshore saltwater fishing, and more. If you’re feeling generous, upgrade to the Pro box, which is $40 worth of gear for just $23 per month.
Ice anglers and dove hunters will love this bucket seat. The Editors
Turn any bucket into a throne with the Hawk Ergo 360 Seat. This simple attachment is perfect for ice fisherman, dove hunters, and guys who hunt from blinds. The tractor seat is made of flexible, sturdy material that rotates 360 degrees.
This tackle bag holds a ton of gear, and keeps it organized. The Editors
For all-in-one storage, you won’t beat the price of the Plano A-Series Tackle Duffle. It’s a hybrid that is part tackle bag, part duffle, with two monster inner compartments and four large exterior pockets. It has the capacity to fit six 3650 boxes, which come included. This might be the only tackle box you’ll ever need.
Hunters will geek out over this mapping system. The Editors
For the landowner who has everything, this is a unique gift that will be passed on to the next generation. Using Terraimage, which is the combination of aerial imagery, 3D terrain models, and topo contours, Hunterra provides the best mapping a land manager could ask for. Going with a Combo package, which can be personalized to include mobile maps, field maps, posters, and magna maps, is the most economical way to celebrate a property.
The sturdy blade on this knife is strong enough for any big game. The Editors
Using a #60A blade, which is 20 percent thicker than the standard #60 blade, the Havalon Torch is tough enough to take on any big game. Even with the stronger blade, the knife stays lightweight by employing an aluminum alloy handle. What makes Havalons special, though, is the easily replaceable blades that make knife sharpening a thing of the past.
This bag will keep you warm to zero degrees—and sells for a song. The Editors
The ALPS Mounaineering 0 Degree Echo Lake Bag is as good a deal as you’ll come across this season. The bag uses polyester fiber batting insulation, and the mummy style design ensures you’ll stay warm in frigid temperatures. It’s recommended for backpackers, weighing under 6 lbs.
A vacuum-sealer prevents freezer burn from ruining wild game. The Editors
The Cabela’s 12-inch Commercial Grade Vacuum Sealer guarantees your game will remain fresh by using two sealing bars to create an absolute airtight seal. It has 10 preprogrammed settings, making operation as easy as pressing a button. For $100 off, this vacuum sealer should find a place in every sportsmen’s kitchen.