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Monday, May 27th, 2024

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The 2023 Outdoor News Holiday Gift Guide is loaded with ideas for the outdoors lover in your life

The AccuBow is the world’s first virtual archery and bowhunting simulator that allows you to have fun and practice in various target shooting and bowhunting scenarios from the comfort of your own living room.

It’s hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner, so tackle your shopping now before crowds really get out of hand. Consider one of the many items below if you want a head start on cool gifts and stocking stuffers for 2023!


The new Bantam HD 6.5×32 Youth Binocular from Vortex Optics are streamlined and lightweight so they’re easy to carry around. The Bantam HD checks all the boxes for a bino to keep young minds focused and engaged when enjoying time outdoors. They’re eyeglass-friendly and tripod-adaptable with sharper images and solid construction you can feel. Expect a wide field of view, clear glass, 6.5x magnifying power, and simple-to-use controls that make it easier to find distant wildlife fast, all while being backed by the lifetime, VIP Warranty.

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The Vexan Bubble Bag Weigh Bag features a durable zippered construction with a padded handle and a comfortable shoulder strap. It has triple welded overlapping seams and corners to prevent leakage and ensure your limit or muskie sucker stays lively. The built-in aerator can run up to 36 hours on one battery.


The perfect gift to your favorite angler or buy for yourself, the CPT Grab Bag contains a high-quality assortment of Clam Pro Tackle selected just for ice anglers. Over 34% savings and each box has a variety of items that are different within each box.


Available in both black and buffalo plaid, Keeper Gloves and Mitts include a removable liner glove, and are the warmest handwear offered by Eskimo to date. Look “cool” but stay warm and stay out jigging longer.


The new Jigging Rap Magnum falls fast and true and helps ice anglers get on fish faster, whether you’re targeting an individual fish or a whole school.

Its heavy-weighted body (1-1/8-ounce) and large profile makes it a great choice for vertical jigging – especially for anglers who use real-time, forward-facing sonar as part of their ice fishing experience.

Turkey Fan Handle

Posing for a selfie with your turkey’s tail fanned, wings spread, and beard displayed is now easy thanks to the Turkey Fan Handle. It’s a simple, patented design allows you to carry it anywhere.

Arctic Shield

ArcticShield boot insulators contain patented Retain heat retention technology, that captures greater than 90% of body heat. They slip over shoes or boots, keeping feet warm so you can stay out longer.


The Roadie 48 Wheeled Cooler is at home navigating tailgate crowds, wheeling in your salmon from the local breakwall, or getting beverages to and from the soccer game. It has extreme cold-holding power with long-lasting durable wheels, foolproof Tundra Construction, and the quality expected from a Yeti.


SportDog training collars are designed for hunting dogs and built to withstand the rigors of the field along with heavy, everyday use around the house.

This Field Trainer 425X system is the smallest and lightest model available and features 500-yard range, DryTek waterproof technology, rechargeable batteries, and three stimulation types.


The Dryshod Steadyeti has superior waterproof protection from extreme-cold and icy conditions with an extra-rugged super grip outsole. It sports genuine direct-attach Vibram “Hellcat” Arctic Grip outsole with oversized grip pods for extra-steady footing on ice and snow.

Kunz Engineering

The Rough Cut Mower AcrEase Model MR44B offers a 44-inch rough cut model with a single cylinder electric start engine and manual clutch blade engagement. It works great behind an ATV for smaller acreage jobs or tight clearance conditions. Pull it directly behind or fully offset to the side of the tow vehicle. Features a 19HP Briggs & Stratton engine.


The Gen 2 R-100 Spyderlok pole mount track system, is designed explicitly for spider rigging, pushing or pulling crankbaits, long-lining, and trolling. Never worry about losing a pole, an unwanted slide, or shifting thanks to patented Spyderlok technology that uses sure-lock “teeth” to ensure tight-locking angles and smooth, easy pole adjustments.


The FLEX-S from Spypoint has an integrated solar panel that charges an internal lithium battery which means fewer trips to the field for less disturbance to game. The unit also allows for eight AA backups, or the addition of the LIT-22 battery pack, so when the internal battery percentage dips to a certain point, the FLEX-S will toggle over to the backup batteries until the solar panel has recharged the internal battery to a suitable level. It also has 33MP photos and 1080p video.

Scent Thief

Meticulously crafted to give hunters a distinct advantage, the Scent Thief Trophy Pack assortment of scent-blocking products guarantees the concealment of odors, significantly enhancing the likelihood of a harvest. Comes with 24-ounce Scent Thief Field Spray, 16-ounce Scent Thief Body Wash and Shampoo, a 32-ounce Scent Thief Laundry Detergent, a Scent Thief Wafer.

Smokey’s Deer Lure

Smokey’s Coyote Call does it all from bringing in coyotes, to fox, to turkeys and more with a variety of calling options all in one unit. Made by a trapper who knows how to lure critters in for keeps.

Heavy Hauler Fishing Gear

Use wasted space under every boat seat and bring more tackle with the Gear Box – a pedestal mount tackle storage solution. It’s just like having another compartment in your boat and has a heavy-duty 600D polyester fabric with water resistant coating, rigid foam interior for structure, and large storage pockets. Tool pouch, carry handle and shoulder strap and. standard in the two sizes offered.

Savage Gear

The Panic Popper promises explosive topwater action and unrivaled performance in targeting big predatory gamefish. It is inspired by the enthralling dynamics of predator-prey interactions on the water’s surface. Just like a predator striking its prey, the popper’s action plays a vital role in mimicking the irresistible appeal of a distressed fish.

ALPS Outdoorz

The Deadquiet Ember Handwarmer is the silent solution for those cold hours on the stand. Three-layer construction with proprietary Deadquiet technology keeps hands warm dry and silent in frigid and wet conditions. The hand-warmer features a hidden cuff design to seal warm air in around the wrist.


The AccuBow is the world’s first virtual archery and bowhunting simulator that allows you to have fun and practice in various target shooting and bowhunting scenarios from the comfort of your own living room. The AccuBow 2.0 is adjustable from 10 to 70 pounds in pulling weight and provides the most realism by offering a real center bow string for shooting with your release. Youth models available.



Bags are designed to hold lure wallets, vaults, utility boxes, and other items from shelf to vehicle to boat compartments. They’re perfect for rain gear, fishing items, mushroom hunting, trapping items, beach bag, grocery bag, and more.

Buck’s Cutlery

Buck’s Cutlery Set includes the 8” Chef’s knife, 8” Slicer, 2¾” and 4” paring knives, 4 ” spreader, Fork, and six steak knives. Corrosion resistant 420HC stainless steel blades and durable handles. This set is a great addition to any kitchen. Available in Rosewood DymaLux (hand wash only) and eco-friendly Slate PaperStone® (dishwasher safe). Set comes with a wood knife block.

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