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Put Your Tax Return to Good Use With These Outdoor Gear Deals

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It’s Tax Day; If you’re looking for some outdoor gear to buy with your tax refund, we’ve got you covered.

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We’ve highlighted some solid gear picks that cover all the outdoor activities we love: hunting, fishing, shooting and camping. Spring is a good time to stock up for the fishing and warm weather camping seasons. It’s also a good time of year to take advantage of deals on hunting gear. If you’re waiting for your tax refund to come, or have it already and want to put it towards some outdoor gear, try one of these great deals.

RELATED: Tax Filing for Outdoorsman. 

Click through the slideshow to view 7 outdoor gear picks to buy with your tax return.

Quantum® Energy® PTi Spinning Reel

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The Quantum® Energy® PTi Spinning Reel is a favorite of both pro anglers and serious weekend warriors. This lightweight reel – it weighs only 7 ounces – casts and retrieves smoothly. The reel also features Quantum’s Continuous Anti-Reverse for fast and hard-hitting hook sets. And the titanium bail wire system is nearly indestructible. If you are a serious angler looking for a serious reel, pick this one up. Price: $69.98

Jaguar 175-lb. Crossbow Package

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Interested in crossbows, but don’t know where to begin? The Jaguar 175-lb. Crossbow Package is a great model to start with.

With the slotted cast magnesium barrel and two 30mm illuminated red dots in the scope, this crossbow fires dead-on accurate shots at 265 fps. Worried about loading? The foot stump on the front makes it easy to load. The Jaguar is also equipped with an ambidextrous safety and a detachable 6-bolt quiver with four 16-inch aluminum bolts. Price: $139.99

Leupold Rifleman 3-9x40mm Waterproof Scope

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The Leupold Rifleman 3-9x40mm Waterproof Scope is a classic deer hunting scope.

This scope is accurate and durable – two attributes that have long been associated with the Leupold brand. The Rifleman Scope has 3x to 9x magnification, a 40mm objective lens and a wide duplex reticle for an enhanced view. The 3x lens erector system ensures repeatable accuracy. And Leupold backs it up with a full lifetime warranty. Price: $199.99

Barska® 15-40×50 mm Spotting Scope

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Spotting scopes are important tools for outdoorsmen. Whether you’re scouting toms, bucks, birding or simply checking out the scenery, spotting scopes bring the details into view.

The Barska® 15-40×50 mm Spotting Scope is a compact, lightweight scope with crystal clear vision. The scope’s FOV at 1,000 yards is 150 feet at 15x.

It also comes with a folding mini tripod, which comes in handy when scouting in the prone position. Best of all? This scope’s a bargain. Price: $24.99.

Guide Gear® Portable Folding Hammock

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It’s almost summertime, and you know what that means – long days lounging in a hammock with a cold one in your hand.

Bring that comfort to the field with the Guide Gear® Portable Folding Hammock. It folds up in seconds and comes with a backpack style shoulder straps for easy carry. This 8-foot-long hammock can hold up to 225 pounds, so you will have plenty of room to kick back at camp after a day of fishing or hunting. It’s so comfortable, you may want to stay at camp all day. Price: $59.99

Temple Fork Outfitters Gary Loomis Saltwater Spinning Rod- 1-Piece

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If you’re looking for a quality saltwater rod, but don’t want to spend too much of your hard earned dough, the Temple Fork Outfitters Gary Loomis Saltwater Spinning Rod- 1-Piece is your solution. This rod has fast action with SIC guides, composite and aluminum reel seat and a Portuguese-cork handle. You’ll be bagging big fish in no time. Price: $69.95.

Use coupon code AVWIDEOPEN by April 30, 2014 to knock an additional 20% off the sale price.

HQ ISSUE™ 4,000W Generator with Electric Start

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It’s undoubtedly happened to you before: Your home or camp power system suddenly goes down, and you’re stuck without electricity. With the HQ ISSUE™ 4,000W Generator with Electric Start, you won’t have that problem again.

With the remote start control, you can turn this puppy’s 4 stroke gas engine on from your house or tent. This generator will keep your system powered for a while; it has a 12 run time at a 50% load. Price: $499.99.

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Put Your Tax Return to Good Use With These Outdoor Gear Deals