2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Hunters

This is our first annual holiday gift guide focused exclusively on hunters. Our hope is that our guide inspires you to select the perfect gifts for those hunters in your life. The following list is complied throughout the year and these are all items that we would love to wake up and see under our Christmas tree. If you are looking for gifts for the small game hunter, big game hunter, predator hunter, upland game hunter, turkey or waterfowl hunter we have a selection of gear and presents the hunters in your life will be excited to own.

leatherman-signalLeatherman Signal

Preparing for the worst case scenario is important for all hunters.  The all-new Leatherman Signal pairs traditional multi-tool functionality with some new preparedness features like a shaped diamond coated sharpener for maintaining your blade in a survival situation, a fire-starting ferro rod and an emergency whistle.  The Leatherman Signal comes with a whopping 19 tools, a nylon sheath and a clip for your belt or pack.  This is a do everything EDC (Every Day Carry) multi-tool and it is a perfect gift for the hunter, camper and outdoorsman on your list.  Priced at $99.85 Get your hands on the Leatherman’s Signal.

Woolrich Buffalo Check Wool ShirtWoolrich Buffalo Check Wool Shirt

Every man needs a wool shirt to throw on and the Woolrich Buffalo Check Wool Shirt is one of the best.  This is the kind of shirt that lasts a lifetime of use.  Whether you are hunting, picking up the fall leaves or chopping firewood this shirt can handle just about everything you throw at it and still look just as good out to dinner on the town.  The red check is a classic pattern that Woolrich has been making for over 100 years.  This shirt is comfortable and well built and comes in several colors perfect for the outdoorsman in your life.  Priced at $119.00.  www.woolrich.com

Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener

The Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener is one of the easiest sharpeners to keep your knives sharp and ready for any task.  This sharpener won the 2016 Blade Show Accessory of the Year award and it is easy to see why.  The Work Sharp offers a flexible abrasive belt system as well as a ceramic rod for easy honing of your knives.  This unit sharpens kitchen knives, hunting knives, scissors, serrated knives and tools.  It is fast and easy to use and requires almost no experience in knife sharpening to use.  Priced at $59.95 at www.WorkSharp.com

Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener

Men’s Muck Boot Pursuit Shadow Pull OnMen’s Muck Boot Pursuit Shadow Pull On

We loved Muck Boots so much we practically begged them to be a sponsor.  Here is the next generation in the Pursuit hunting boot collection. This premium lightweight hunting boot features a resilient outsole for stability and insulation rated to –40 degrees.  The Pursuit Shadow Pull-On winter hunting boot will give you the protection and performance you need to move quickly and comfortably over the most rugged terrain.  Yes you read that right, protection down to -40 degrees.  These are the premier late season boots and they are tough as nails.  Warm feet keep you on stand longer in even the worse conditions.  Priced at $204.99.  Muck Boot Pursuit Shadow Boots

Women’s Muck Boot Girls With Guns – Arctic Hunter TallWomen’s Muck Boot Girls With Guns – Arctic Hunter Tall

Muck Boots offers up for women the Girls with Guns Arctic Hunter boot featuring a large-lugged outsole for enhanced grip and traction as well as increased slip-resistance.  These offer a women’s fit and a slimmer silhouette giving women hunters a custom fit for long days in the field. Comfort rated to -40ºF, the Girls With Guns Arctic Hunter line is an outstanding choice when the temperature drops severely. The boot comes in a full Mossy Oak Break Up Country camo with the Girls with Guns logo on the side and subtle pops of teal color on the logo and outsole for a feminine touch. Priced at $179.00.  Girls with Guns Arctic Hunter Boot

The Gunner Kennel

We saw the Gunner Kennels this year introduced at SHOT Show and we knew right off the bat that they had a winner.  This kennel has the best rating in the industry for crash test results from the Center for Pet Safety.  Double-walled rotomolded plastic, virtually nothing stands a chance of breaking through to hurt your dog.  With four tie downs holding this kennel to the bed of a truck and options for intermediate or large dogs, this kennel is the safest thing you can provide for your best friend.  Made right here in the United States the team at Gunner Kennels is absolutely committed to providing the safest kennels for hunting dogs. Priced at 499.00 to 699.00 depending upon options and sizes.  Check them out at www.gunnerkennels.com.

The Gunner Kennel

 Woolrich Upland Field Hunting PantsWoolrich Upland Field Hunting Pants

We got a pair of these last Christmas and they instantly became our go-to pants for just about everything we did in cool weather.  These pants are solid, well built and tough as nails.  I have used them for late season hunting, cutting firewood, shoveling snow, hunting pheasant, quail and grouse and just about everything in between.  These pants are made from tough 10 oz. cotton canvas treated with Teflon Repel, so rain won’t soak through. A double-layer, tone-on-tone brush guard protects your thighs and calves; leather-reinforced cuff prevents fraying at the lower hemline. Double layer seat adds extra protection and they come with a rear technology pocket on the right leg.  These pants just bring it in wet grass, thorns or brush and protect your legs and allow you to go all day.  Priced at $120.00  Woolrich Upland Field Pants

 Leatherman TreadLeatherman Tread

The Leatherman Tread is 29 tools in one all molded into a fantastic looking bracelet that is as solid and as cool as it gets.  Regardless of what life throws at you, you can always have the tools right with you to MacGyver your way out of just about any situation.  This tool looks as great as it is functional and comes in stainless steel and black which patinas over time.  If your hunter likes to make a statement as well as have the tools at your disposal for EDC (Every Day Carry) this is a wonderful gift.  Did we mention this this has 29 separate tools all built into one unit?  Priced at $165.00 to $185.00 depending on color.  Leatherman Tread

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By Kevin Paulson – HuntingLife.com

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