Filson x Mossy Oak Camo Down Cruiser Vest Hunting

13 Gifts for the Hunter on Your Holiday List

Finding gifts for hunters is easy with our handy guide. Whether it’s a Filson camo vest, a field knife, or a new bow from Mathews, you’re bound to find something that will hit the mark.

If you’re able to keep the secrets under wraps, that is. Here, we break down our favorite gifts that will bring joy and good tidings to the hunters in your life.

Filson x Mossy Oak Camo Down Cruiser Vest: $250

Filson x Mossy Oak Camo Down Cruiser Vest
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Filson’s collaboration piece with Mossy Oak — the Camo Down Cruiser Vest — offers a warm, versatile layer that can be worn on its own in cool temperatures or under a jacket during late-season hunts.

The oil finish Cover Cloth exterior is wind- and water-repellent to keep the hunter in your life dry in the harshest of conditions. Filson added cotton-lined handwarmer pockets, a snap-flap chest pocket, and a slotted utility chest pocket to bring it all together. The drop-tail design provides added coverage in this fully insulated, lightweight goose down vest.

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Give’r Classic Gloves: $45

Give'r Classic Gloves

A classic work glove is a key to any hunter’s kit. These leather gloves were developed in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, by people living the mountain lifestyle. You can also have these branded with your beloved’s initials. The personalized touch adds class and the mountain vibe lends coolness to this pair of hardy work gloves.

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Mathews VXR Bow: $1,199

Matthews VXR Hunting Bow
Sponsored

A compact and maneuverable hunting rig with the strength and stability of a target bow: That’s the pitch from bow manufacturer Mathews, which calls the VXR the “most stable, stealthy hunting bow Mathews has ever built.” With speeds of up to 344 fps and a rock-solid back wall, this bow should be high on the list for the hunter in your family.

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First Lite Corrugate Guide Pant — Men’s: $135

First Lite Corrugate Guide Pant

The First Lite Corrugate Guide Pant transitions easily between the normal world and pine-lined hills. The material is a four-way-stretch, burly nylon with a DWR finish. With four colors to choose from, the guy in your life might want more than one pair in his arsenal.

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YETI 12oz Rambler: $30

YETI 12oz Rambler Bottle

This is one of YETI’s recent releases, and it’s a giant win. This little, affordable mug has a twist-down, 360-degree lid for drinking and tightly closing. It’s solid enough to be trusted in backpacks, and it’s the perfect size to stash in the car console, unlike a lot of insulated mugs out there. Plus, it comes in a wide variety of colors.

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First Lite x NEMO Scout 30 Sleeping Bag: $143-173 (25% Off)

First Lite x NEMO Scout 30 Sleeping Bag

Sleeping bags are a cozy gift, and this collab between First Lite and NEMO is on point. The style, vents, and fit are all bar none. For $63, you can add a Sea to Summit liner, which will add an extra 15 degrees for cooler nights. That’s technically a 15-degree bag for one of your favorite people for under $250.

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Maven C1 10×42 Binoculars: $350

Maven Binoculars

These powerful binoculars serve up incredible performance at an affordable price point. They feature a well-balanced, lightweight polymer frame and extra low-dispersion (ED) glass for a crystal clear view. They’re durable, light, and a pleasure to look through.

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Mystery Ranch Metcalf Pack: $525

Mystery Ranch Metcalf Pack

The Metcalf is a super-versatile pack and ideally suited to multiday remote hunts. It sells as an all-in-one package, with both a large main packsack and a detachable, smaller day lid for quick stalks.

The Overload feature keeps the bag’s contents clean when packing out a carcass. And the detachable lid, side detail pocket, and full-length zipper make it a favorite among big-game hunters.

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Benchmade Grizzly Ridge Knife: $117

Benchmade Grizzly Ridge Knife

Benchmade’s hunting knives walk the line between your favorite everyday carry and a knife that gets it done in the field. It’s heavy-duty enough to get you through skinning and field dressing a deer on its own. And at 4.5 inches folded, it can easily slip into a pocket. The Grizzly Ridge is the update to the fan-favorite Grizzly Creek.

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Lacrosse Footwear NWTF Grange Boots — Men’s: $90-100

Lacrosse Footwear NWTF Grange Boots

Turkey season is in sight once the holiday season is over. And Lacrosse’s Grange Boot is a classic to take your turkey hunter into the spring season in durable style. Plus, this particular model of the Grange donates part of the proceeds to the National Wild Turkey Federation.

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Orvis Softshell Eco-Friendly Dog Bed: $89-149

Orvis Softshell Eco-Friendly Dog Bed

Don’t forget about your favorite furry friend this holiday season! This Orvis dog bed is the perfect blend of comfort, durability, and water resistance to take your dog’s rest to the next level. The best part? It’s filled with Orvis’ ComfortFill-Eco fiber, which is made entirely from recycled plastic bottles.

These dog beds come in four sizes (small, medium, large, and extra-large), are machine washable, and have options for personalization. Your hunting partner works hard for you all season. Isn’t it time you bought them a gift they deserve?

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Zippo Refillable Hand Warmers: $20 (38% Off)

Zippo Handwarmers - Gifts for Hunters

Keep fingers warm even when the temps drop. This pocket-size warmer pumps out heat for 12 hours and is easily refillable. It’s a great gift or stocking stuffer for anyone who regularly spends time outdoors or in a blind.

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Hank Shaw’s Wild Game Cookbook Trifecta: $18-25, or $66 for all 3

Hank Shaw wild game cookbooks

Take that game and learn how to serve it up in creatively delicious ways. “Buck, Buck, Moose” is your big-game celebration. “Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail” covers small game, and “Duck, Duck, Goose” is — you guessed it — your waterfowl bonanza.

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Nicole Qualtieri
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Based in Montana, Nicole Qualtieri is GearJunkie's Hunt/Fish Editor. She’s an avid outdoorswoman, and you can find her anywhere from the back of a good horse in Whitefish to solo hunting the breaks of Montana, to backpacking with her border collie in the Absarokas.

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