With Father’s Day right around the corner, we have some great gift ideas for you if Dad’s a hunter.
This time of year, Dad is likely spending most of his time taking care of the lawn, fixing odds and ends and getting ready for the summer cookouts. But if he hunts, the 2018 hunting season is already in the back of his mind.
He probably already has all typical gifts, such as coffee mugs, water bottles, T-shirts and golf gear. Getting Dad gift cards isn’t the worst idea if you get them at Amazon.com, Cabela’s or Bass Pro. But he probably deserves better that that, right?
We’re here to help. You can’t go wrong with any of the following 20 gift ideas.
Scent Crusher Gear Bag: $199 via Cabela’s
We’ll never stop suggesting the Scent Crusher line. The Ozone Gear bag from Scent Crusher allows you to kill the odor-causing bacteria, creating scent-free clothing. He should use it in the off-season while camping or hunting when scent control isn’t a priority. That way he can keep his gear clean between washes. Dad has been asking for years to get his own Scent Crusher bag for Father’s Day, so make this his year.
Rhino Blind 300: $169 via Rhino Blinds
The zipper-less, five-hub design built to comfortably fit three people. Space is the best part, especially for the fathers who like to bring their kids. The best part is the Rhino Blind 300 is extremely affordable and comes with a one-year limited warranty. Ultimately, Dad will be concealed and protected and have the best bet of success this hunting season.
Quietkat Electric Fat-Tire Bike: Starting at $2199 via Quietkat
Sitka Gear Apex Hoody: $219 via Sitka
The Apex Hoody combines the benefits of merino wool and nylon in a hoody. The combination offers natural moisture and odor management for your hunt. It provides extreme comfort and while staying discreet when navigating technical terrain. The Apex Hoody has reinforced shoulders, arms and elbows to withstand years of abuse. The hoody can be used in mild-to-cool temperatures alone, or as a layered system in colder temperatures. It has removable elbow pads designed for the long stalks and glassing sessions on unforgiving terrain. Help your father make the most of his next hunt with a shirt that’s designed for maximum stealth and comfort during the moment-of-truth.
Full-Range Hanging System: $24.99 via Cabela’s
Let Dad hang his trophy mounts anywhere! That’s right; now he can fit his buck in just about any tight space. The Full-Range Hanging System is a must for anyone who owns any kind of shoulder mount.
Bushnell Impulse Cellular Trail Camera: $299 via Cabela’s
Spend more time with Dad as he spends less time pulling his trail camera cards. The new Bushnell Impulse is every hunter’s dream cellular trail camera. Crisp, clean images and speedy transmissions between the camera and your phone. When this bad boy takes a picture in the woods, you get the picture sent right to your phone. No more having to waste hours pulling cards or introducing your scent over and over. Dad will be beyond happy to have one of these for Father’s Day!
Maven B.1 Series Binoculars: $899 via Maven Optics
These one-of-a-kind, custom-built binoculars are perfect for the one-of-a-kind father. And you’ll be happy to know that due to Maven’s direct-to-consumer business model, premium Maven optics are delivered for a fraction of comparable binoculars. These optics boast superior low-light performance, tack-sharp edge-to-edge clarity and generous depth of field with a silky focus mechanism. The Maven B.1 stacks up with the most celebrated and expensive binoculars in the world.
onX Hunt Elite Subscription: $99 via onX Hunt
Access all 50 states with specific maps and premium features, allowing Dad to find places to hunt across the country.
The Elite membership will let him get familiar with public and private landowner information. He might even find that new hunting property he’s been looking for.
5.11 RUSH MOAB Sling Pack: $99 via 5.11 Tactical
The quality sling pack from 5.11 Tactical provides plenty of room for those off-season tasks. Whether you’re scouting, checking trail cameras or just carrying some of your hunting gear to and from the blind, the 5.11 Sling Pack is perfect. The bag also offers multiple storage compartments, offering you the ability to organize all of your accessories.
MONARCH 3000 Stabilized: $419 via Nikon
ROCKY Core Rubber Waterproof Outdoor Boot: $109 via Rocky Boots
Rocky Boots have always been known for their durability and comfortability, just like Dad. Show him how much you care about his comfort by getting him a stronger foundation. The new Rocky Core Rubber Waterproof Outdoor Boots are a hunter’s must-have item for this hunting season.
Tactacam 4.0 Package: $329 via Cabela’s
Record in HD or Ultra HD with the new Tactacam 4.0, which can attach to your gun or bow. Not only will Dad be able to record his hunting and fishing trips, but he’ll now have a zoom mode like no other single-push-button camera on the market. Only the Tactacam can get right up close and capture the moment without all the heavy camera equipment.
Thompson/Center T/CR22: $399 (Find a dealer here)
Cabela’s Insurgent Bow Package: $499 via Cabela’s
This affordable bow is adjustable, comfortable, accurate and reliable. Dad will be happy with this new fully equipped bow that comes with all the accessories needed to get out in the woods and begin hunting. Whatever he’s hunting the Insurgent’s 330 FPS power will be able to provide everything he needs to fill the freezer.
Cabela’s Silent Stalk Sneaker Hunting Boot: $129 via Cabela’s
The Cabela’s Silent Stalk Sneaker Hunting Boots are extremely comfortable and work in even the toughest terrain. After 22 miles of walking through the hills of Nebraska, these boots provided me with support and comfort, while showing no signs of wear.
Men’s RedHead Tec-Lite Pants and Shirt: $45 via Bass Pro Shops
The RedHead Tec-Lite Shirt and Pants provide breathability and are made with 90 percent polyester and 10 percent spandex, making them super comfortable and flexible.
Cabela’s Intensity HD 10×42 Binoculars: $199 via Cabela’s
You would think at that price point, these binoculars wouldn’t provide much quality, but it’s quite the opposite. The Cabela’s Intensity HD 10×42 Binoculars are a great choice for anyone on a budget.
Cabela’s Alaskan Guide RGB Headlamp by Princeton Tec: $39 via Cabela’s
Here’s a headlamp that doesn’t overpower your forehead or hat. It’s almost like it’s not even there until you turn it on. It has three color options: red, green and blue, as well as a bright white light to discretely get you where you need to go.
Burris Oracle Rangefinding Bow Sight: $799 (Find a dealer here)
Has Dad been talking about wanting a new bow sight? Perhaps he mentioned something about wanting a new rangefinder, too. Well, this is your chance to kill two birds with one stone. The Burris Oracle Rangefinding bow sight eliminates having to guess distances, sporting a push-button activator that’ll keep you from shooting with the wrong pin. With a lifetime, no-questions-asked warranty, he’s going to love this one.
Rage X-Treme Four-Blade Broadhead: $29 via Cabela’s
Let’s face it: broadheads aren’t cheap nowadays. But, it’s important to have confidence in your equipment when out in the woods. Dad’s always been someone who’s on point, so keep him there by getting him a pack of the NEW Rage X-Treme Four-Blade Broadheads.
BONUS: Traeger Grill Pro Series Pellet Grill: Starting at $449 via Traeger Grills
If Dad loves to grill, he’ll love the Traeger Pellet Grill, as he’ll be able to smoke, bake or grill. This grill will provide a true, wood-smoked flavor without requiring him to sit around watching the temperature.