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Ohio Deer and Bird Hunting Gift Guide

Whether you are a hunter who can’t decide what to ask for from Santa or you are shopping for a hunter and have no idea what to buy, look no further. Below you will find a list of items that would make any outdoorsman happy and help them to enjoy their passion even more than they already do. So keep reading and make this the Christmas a memorable one.

The Total Outdoorsman Manual by T. Edward Nickens

Field and Stream magazine is known by many hunters to be filled with a wealth of valuable information on a variety of subjects pertaining to the outdoors. From hunting and fishing to survival and woodcraft, Field and Stream has been a go-to source for outdoorsman for generations. The Total Outdoorsman Manual is a deep and varied collection of the best tips and tricks the Field and Stream editors have to offer. Guaranteed to improve the skills of any outdoorsman, this book would be a welcome sight under any hunter’s Christmas tree this holiday season.

total outdoorsPhoto via Booksamillion

Leupold BX-2 Acadia 10×42 Binoculars

No hunter’s arsenal is complete without a quality pair of binoculars. Whether scanning the brush for a glint of antler or glassing a snowy field for a glimpse of a coyote, having a set of quality optics to rely on can make the difference between coming home empty handed and filling a tag. The Leupold brand is heralded for producing some of the clearest and brightest optics on the market and their binoculars are superb. Although Grandpa’s old binoculars may hold memories, an upgrade in the optics department would make any hunter happy.

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Carhartt Quick Duck Woodward Traditional Jacket

The Carhartt brand is one of the most trusted companies in the outerwear industry. They are known for their durability and weather resistance; perfect for anyone who is out in the elements a lot. The new Quick Duck line of jackets from the renowned company are designed to be lighter and more water resistant than the original Carhartt coat. They are ideal for those times when a hunter needs to be in the field, but isn’t actually hunting. Give your favorite hunter a Carhartt Quick Duck jacket for Christmas, and they will be a lot happier while searching for antler sheds, checking trail cams, and performing all the other odd jobs that successful hunting requires.

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Hunter’s Specialties Combo Pack Mouth Calling 101

Learning a new skill is always high on the list of any hunter and the long winter months are the perfect time to do just that. Using a mouth call to lure in a turkey is one of the most exhilarating experiences a hunter can have and every hunter worth his gravy should be able to work a mouth call effectively. This combo pack of turkey mouth diaphragm calls come with everything a hunter needs to learn the subtle art of talking turkey. The midwest has some great opportunities for turkey hunting across the state and there’s nothing quite like calling to a tom turkey on an early spring morning and hearing him hammer back.

turkeyPhoto via Sportsman’s Warehouse

Buck Knives Alpha CrossLock Knife

No hunter can ever have enough knives. It may seem like they couldn’t possibly find a use for another one, but trust me, they will be as excited as a little kid to unwrap a shiny new blade. They will be especially happy if their new knife is as useful and handy as the Buck Knives Alpha CrossLock. With two blades in one compact unit, the CrossLock will help to lighten a hunter’s load and its blaze orange coloration will help ensure it doesn’t get lost in the field.

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Champion VisiShot Targets

Sighting in a rifle is one of the most important things a hunter must do before every hunting season. Even though every hunter is aware of that importance, it is a task that is often forgotten until the last minute. That leaves the hunter scrambling to find a good target to use for the process. Save your favorite hunter from that hassle by stuffing their stocking with some inexpensive, yet extremely useful sight-in targets. These targets from Champion are designed to make every shot highly visible which makes the sighting in process even more convenient.

Target Quark Doc.Photo via Sportsman’s Warehouse

Under Armour Women’s Camo Flex Gloves

Ask any hunter, male or female, and they will tell you that cold hands usually equals a miserable hunt. The same thing goes for wet hands. Help your favorite female hunter avoid both of those unpleasant situations with a pair of high-quality gloves. This pair by Under Armour are not only designed with women in mind, but also feature all of the qualities that are expected from an Under Armour product. This pair of gloves will undoubtedly lead to more pleasant hunts for any female hunter during those cold Ohio winters.

glovesPhoto via Sportsman’s Warehouse

FoxPro Fury 2 Electronic Game Call

Predator hunting is different from any other form of the sport. The hunter is matching wits with a creature who hunts and kills for a living. Fooling a wise coyote or a cunning fox is no easy undertaking. Being equipped with high-quality gear helps to tip the scales in favor of the hunter and an electronic predator call is right at the top of the list. The FoxPro Fury 2 is one of the best electronic calls that money can buy and is sure to help any predator hunter put more fur on the ground.

furyPhoto via Sportsman’s Warehouse

Any hunter lucky enough to open anything off this list on Christmas morning will be one happy camper. Just don’t be surprised when they spend the rest of the day checking out the new addition to their gear arsenal. Happy Holidays and Happy Hunting!

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Ohio Deer and Bird Hunting Gift Guide