The gift giving season has come once again! Outside the whitetail rut, the Christmas season is the most exciting time of the year. If you’ve got a bowhunter on your gift list this season, we’ve got you covered with some great ideas.
Check out our list below for some of the best Christmas gifts for bowhunters for 2023.
Stealth Cam Deceptor No-Glow Trail Cam
A hunter can never have too many trail cameras. That’s why it’s one of the top gifts on our list. Stealth Cam is at the top of the game with their Deceptor No-Glo camera option. It records sharp and detailed still images up to 40MP and takes high-resolution QHD 1440P video with audio. A No-Glo LED design offers an invisible detection and flash range out to 80 feet. Coupled with a lightning-fast 0.3-second trigger speed and a selectable 5-second to 180-second recovery timeout, the Deceptor No-Glo ensures you’ll never miss the action.
Price – $109
SOL-PAK - Trail Cam Battery Charger
Keep all your trail cams charged and recording data easier than ever with the SOL-PAK from Stealth Cam. This portable battery charger makes things simple and smooth, built with available 3,000mAh and 5,000mAh lithium-ion batteries and a rugged solar panel for renewable energy. Stay charged this season with the SOL-PAK.
Price – $69
Buffalo Wool Co Socks
The Trekker Boot Socks are some of the heaviest, most insulating, and best wicking socks you’ll find anywhere. They just might be the warmest socks on the planet. Created with ultra-soft bison fiber, these socks are super thick and offer great cushioning. They feature a terry loop padded foot bed and are over-plaited in the toe, heel, and slightly up the leg to make sure your feet will be comfortable all day long.
Price – $49.99
Scentlok BE:1 Ridge 1/2 Zip Hoodie
Scentlok’s BE:1 Ridge Hoodie has been engineered for warmth and versatility. The BE:1 Ridge Hoodie has a DWR treatment to help repel moisture, while the ultra-warm Berber fleece lining keeps the chill from settling in. A 3-piece hood and built-in neck gaiter offer wind protection, concealment, and odor control. A generous kangaroo pocket with zip closures allows a secure spot for items and a place to keep hands warm. A must-have piece, the Scentlok BE1: Ridge Hoodie keeps hunters warm and comfortable in the field.
Price – $169.99
HSS Treestand Safety Harness
Give the gift of treestand safety this season with the Hunter Safety System Hybrid Harness. The Hybrid harness is the perfect combination of a lightweight harness and a fully-featured vest. The slim upper body promotes additional airflow during those warm early season hunts. Premium features include bino/range finder straps and six spacious pockets to keep hunting essentials within reach. Lightweight fabrics and a ventilating mesh liner allow for all-season use. All of this is built on the patented Hunter Safety System design hunters have trusted for over twenty years.
Price – $139
The Lifeline is another gift hunters can never seem to have enough of in their arsenal. It’s the tool that keeps treestand hunters safe from the time their feet leave the ground. It features reflective material that “lights up” with the slightest flashlight beam to locate your stand in low-light conditions. Every treestand should feature a Lifeline device for the ultimate in safety.
Price – $39.99
A meat grinder is one of the finest gifts any hunter could ever receive, offering years of confidence and cost-savings in the home butchering experience. The kitchen-sized, commercial-grade grinder from Meat moves meat way above its weight, filling the freezer at a rate of up to four pounds per minute thanks to a powerful 500-watt motor, using three settings: grinding, stuffing and reverse. Plus, two stainless steel grinding plates (coarse and fine) and a stainless steel stuffing plate with three stuffing tubes.
Price – $179
Cold Steel Engage Knife
Built to be an everyday carry workhorse, Engage is an easy carrying folder with an ample 3.5-inch S35VN stainless steel blade for superior toughness and edge retention. Featuring Cold Steel’s patent-pending slide-action Atlas Lock that guarantees consistent, durable and reliable lockup, it’s completely ambidextrous and fully capable to meet any task. The easy gripping G10 handle is overbuilt to be resilient, and the satin clip point blade allows for detailed and precise cutting.
Price – $249.99
The MeatEater Fish & Game Cookbook
If books are on the wish-list this year, you might check out a cookbook from the MeatEater crew. Steve Rinella is an accomplished wild game cook, and he offers recipes in his Fish and Game Cookbook that range from his takes on favorite staples to more surprising and exotic meals. Whether you’re cooking outdoors or in the kitchen, at the campfire or on the grill, this cookbook will be an indispensable guide for both novices and expert chefs.
Price – $13.50
Lancaster Archery Gift Card
The fine folks at Lancaster Archery Supply have most anything a bowhunter could ever ask for. So if you want to keep it simple this season, just give a LAS gift card and keep your hunter happy. The LAS catalog features over 40,000 bowhunting and archery related items to ensure hunters have everything they need.
Tethrd Phantom Elite Saddle
Saddle hunting is the hottest mobile hunting method going these days, so the gift of a saddle is sure to please any serious bowhunter. It’s a safe, simple, and incredibly compact way to deer hunt, and the new Phantom Elite Saddle from Tethrd is the perfect setup to get started. It includes the saddle, SYS Haulers and MVP back support.
Price – $339
LaCrosse Alpha Agility Boots
Fresh boots under the Christmas tree is always a good idea! The Alpha Agility is the boot made to move you much further and faster thanks to its light weight, flexibility, and comfort. It begins with premium hand-laid rubber over 5mm of naturally insulating neoprene so you know they’ll be waterproof and durable. The signature adjustable gusset fits any size calf snugly and securely. Best yet, it features 1200G Thinsulate Ultra Insulation to keep your feet warm.
Price – $142
Arrows are the gift that’ll keep on giving the whole year through, so wrap up a dozen, and have them waiting under the tree. Hunters everywhere know and rely on Easton’s Axis arrows to get the job done in the woods or on the target line. Their micro profile focuses the kinetic energy into an ultra-small frontal area for less friction and greater penetration and accuracy.
Price – $139 (12-pack)
RUX Gear Hauler
Looking for a unique gift that’s incredibly practical and super handy? Check out RUX gear hauler. It’s the original high-capacity gear hauler for hassle-free adventures in all conditions. Keep your sensitive equipment, spare layers, and expensive gear clean, dry, and dust-free in whatever conditions you find at camp or on the road. Waterproof fabric, RF-welded seams, a reinforced floor, and a bungee lid design keep driving rain, campsite floods, and gale-force winds out of your stuff.
Price – $253
Every deer blind or shooting house needs a good heater when the temperatures drop off in the late season. That’s why hunters love the gift of a Buddy Heater for Christmas. The Buddy Heater is America’s most popular portable propane heater. It’s a 4,000-9,000 BTU Liquid Propane heater that connects directly to a 1 lb. cylinder and is the perfect solution for heating enclosed spaces like deer blinds, tents and small spaces up to 225 sq. ft. With the Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) and accidental tip-over safety shut-off, you can be sure that you will enjoy years of comfortable indoor safe heat.
Price – $80
Turtlebox Outdoor Speaker
Whether you’re hanging out at hunting camp, out on the boat, or tailgating at the game, the Turtlebox is the ultimate outdoor speaker to crank out the sounds you want. It’s super portable, compact, lightweight and carries easy with its rubber handle. It delivers a premium sound, is 100% waterproof, delivers 120 decibals with 20+ hours of playtime. The speaker has a mic and auxillary inputs and can even charge your phone.
Price – $349
Mystery Ranch Treehouse 16 Backpack
This little backpack is the perfect solution for any hunter wanting to go light and simple with the load on their back. The Treehouse 16 covers your most basic needs with hydration capability, compression straps to hold your weapon, and room for lunch, snacks and tools. Its quiet, custom-designed fleece exterior and Cotna fabric interior keep sounds at a minimum, and the included strap securely attaches it to the tree for easy access – no additional hooks or screws needed.
Price – $179
Chene Gear Slough Boot
Getting back to where the big bucks hide can often mean crossing creeks and stomping through the nastiest of swamps and sloughs. Knee boots won’t cut it here. You’ll need more coverage to keep you warm and dry. The Slough Boot from Chene Gear offers the perfect solution to get you through the deep stuff with premium design featuring natural rubber over 3mm of insulating neoprene for durability, flexibility and complete waterproof protection. The boots are built with a quick drying and moisture wicking liner to keep your feet dry and comfortable.
Price – $300
Bowhunt or Die Apparel
You’ll always find a pile of great gear and apparel when you shop the Bowhunt or Die options found on the Bowhunting.com website. Caps, shirts, hoodies and much more – it’s all there! Let the world know you’re proud to be a bowhunter with some BHOD swag this season.
The Bowhunting.com crew wishes you and your family the best this Christmas season with good times and new memories made in the weeks ahead.