TBT: Outdoorsman's Gift Guide Christmas 2014

Finding just the right present for that special someone can be a challenge, so we’ve compiled a wide variety of hunting, fishing and outdoor gifts that you—or Santa—can deliver this Christmas. As last year's list, what gifts stand up to the test of time?


CVA Accura MR Muzzleloader
The Accura MR is CVA’s newest addition to the Accura family of premium muzzleloading rifles. With its lightweight design (6.35 pounds) and shorter, more compact 25-inch barrel, the ACCURA MR is designed to be easier to carry and more maneuverable than our other full-featured muzzleloaders—with a fit and ease of target acquisition that is reminiscent of a custom-made rifle. Features include a custom quality Bergara Barrel, Quick Release Breech Plug (QRBP), Trigger Guard Actuated Breeching Action, Neutral Center of Gravity Trigger, matching Quake Claw Sling and premium SoftTouch stock with rubber grip panels. CVA.com [$592]



ALPS OutdoorZ Crossfire Pack
ALPS OutdoorZ new Crossfire Pack is a 2,325 cubic-inch multi-purpose pack that has a large main pocket, large organizational pocket and detachable front pocket, allowing hunters easy access to needed equipment without having to take the pack off. The detachable pocket can also be worn independently of the pack with its own included shoulder strap. The Crossfire pack also features a vented back to keep hunters cool while they’re conquering rugged terrain. The lightweight X-frame, padded shoulders straps and padded waist belt allow heavy loads to be easily and comfortably carried. The Crossfire also includes a drop-down pocket to carry your bow or gun securely along with a webbing loop to attach a holster for your side arm. There are large zippered pockets on the waist belt and two mesh pockets to keep water bottles easily accessible. The Crossfire Pack is offered in brushed Realtree Xtra and Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity to keep hunters quiet and hidden in the woods. AlpsOutdoorZ.com [$139.99]



Camillus Carnivore X Titanium Bonded 18-inch Machete
Great for hunting, camping, hiking and exploring, the Carnivore X is the perfect companion for any excursion. Carnivore X features a 12-inch full length Titanium Bonded blade, full length saw, wire cutter/gut hook, chisel and digger. Additionally, the Carnivore X comes with a bonus trimming knife with tons of added features including two hex heads, spear notches, lanyard hole, barbed backbone and cutting blade. Both items come with their own nylon sheath and lifetime warranty. CamillusKnives.com [$29.99]



Buck Splizzors
The new multi-function Splizzors conveniently combines the use of scissors and pliers to create a versatile tool designed for any fishing task. These features, combined with many add-ons, make the Splizzors a unique and innovative fishing tool. They utilize edge-to-edge pressure 10X that of normal scissors and contain micro serrations to cut braided and high-performance fishing line with ease. This unique design allows for efficient cutting, trimming, shearing, bending, crimping and hook removal all with one exceptional tool. BuckKnives.com [$100]



Champion DuraSeal Hanging Ball Swinging Target
This cool, little target measures only 3-inches in diameter for precision shooting practice. Use the hole to add the included rope and hang it wherever you like, then shoot it and watch it swing! Its ball shape provides a 3-D target to aim at, no matter how it swirls and whirls after each hit. DuraSeal material is made in the U.S.A. and is constructed of a non-metal, self-sealing material that handles hundreds of rounds, yet still keeps its shape to provide hours of interactive shooting fun. ChampionTarget.com [$20.49]



Buck Compadre Camp Knife
The Buck 104 Compadre Camp Knife is among the Compadre Series of outdoor tools that boasts the latest in design and innovation. Designed and engineered with the outdoor enthusiast in mind, the camp knife offers full tang construction and a heavy-duty, stylish Heritage Walnut Dymondwood handle. The well-thought-out design makes for easy carry, while the red powder-coat blade adds style and uniqueness to your outdoor collection of tools. Sized right for any job, the camp knife is a must-have for the outdoor enthusiast. BuckKnives.com [$90]



Sea Eagle Stealth Stalker 10 Pro Package
The Stealth Stalker STS10 Frameless Fishing Boat is perfect for one or two fishermen. The hunter green color blends with natural surroundings; the four Scotty Mounting Pads fit rod holders, anchor locks, lights and more. Constructed of 1000 denier reinforced PVC, the boat sets up and inflates in just 15 minutes. Marine plywood floorboards provide a stable platform. Weighing only 78.5 pounds with floorboards, the STS10 holds 1,200 pounds. Optional motor mount lets you use up to a 4hp gas or 74-pound-thrust electric motor. SeaEagle.com [$1,249]



Dickies 5-Pocket Jeans
Whatever the job demands, trust Dickies 5-Pocket Jeans to get it done. Durable as they are wearable, Dickies 5-Pocket Jeans feature heavy-duty rivets, a brass zipper, and 100 percent cotton denim fabric for all-day comfort. Available in multiple fits for maximum comfort, Dickies 5-Pocket Jeans are made to get the job done. Dickies.com



Carson HookUpz
The HookUpz Universal adapter connects any smartphone to any optical device in seconds. It is compatible with all popular phones (except phablets i.e. all Samsung Galaxy Note & iPhone 6 Plus) and all nearly all optics (except riflescopes). It fits any smartphone with or without a case. The Universal adapter can be used on binoculars, monoculars, spotting scopes, telescopes, microscopes or night vision. Share images and videos captured in the field quickly and easily! Carson.com [$9.99]



Milwaukee Tool M12 Cordless Realtree Xtra Camo 3-in-1 Heated Jacket
Utilizing M12 RedLithium Battery technology, the Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Camo Heated Jacket provides up to 6 hours of continuous heat per battery charge to keep you in the woods longer. The most advanced heated jacket system designed for the outdoorsman, the customizable 3-in-1 Heated Jacket sets a new standard in cold-weather performance and versatility. Worn separately as a base layer or attached to the outer shell, the heated vest integrates five carbon fiber heating elements and advanced fabric-layering technology to distribute and maintain heat across core body areas. The rugged wind- and water-resistant shell features special noise-reducing fabric with the Realtree Xtra Camo pattern to withstand the harshest outdoor conditions while blending in with the natural colors of fall, winter and early spring. Made out of the same weather-resistant material, a removable hood helps keep heat in and provides additional protection against the elements when added to the shell. MilwaukeeTool.com [$299]



Huntworth Touch Tip Ranger Glove
Huntworth ups its game with the new Touch Tip Ranger Shooters Glove. The Ranger’s high-tack grip palm is constructed from the latest materials to maintain a tacky, grippy, surface in all hunting conditions without leaving residue behind. The Ranger Gloves give you an extra edge with a special thumb gusset allowing full range of motion. Made with performance fleece, the glove combines a next-to-skin fit with surprising warmth. There is no bulk to interfere with sensitivity or grip. The gloves also feature Touch Tip capable index finger and thumb, enabling the use of touch screen devices, and antimicrobial treatment for scent reduction. HuntworthGear.com [$39.99]



Podz Gear Thermal Base Layer
Layering used to be the key to staying warm in cold weather, but not anymore. The new and innovative Podz Gear thermal base layer is becoming a must-have for outdoor enthusiasts. The Podz Gear thermal base layer gives users the option of reheating their bodies by inserting hand warmers in strategically placed pockets, or it can be used as a normal thermal undergarment. The six pockets are arranged along major blood vessels, enabling the user’s circulatory system to utilize their blood as a heat transfer fluid. PodzGear.com [$59.99]



Chestnut Hill Outdoors Dunstan Chestnut Magic
Chestnut Hill Outdoors’ revolutionary Dunstan Chestnut Magic has received the “Dr. Deer Seal of Approval” from Dr. James Kroll—one of only four he has granted in more than 30 years. This new chestnut-based deer attractant is part of the Mossy Oak Biologic Addiction line of attractants, new for 2014. It works immediately. Chestnut Magic’s unique scent will not only bring deer right to your stand or blind, but it will keep them coming back for more. The secret to this unique product is its combination of ground, dried chestnuts and rice bran. Chestnuts have more protein and carbohydrates than acorns, without the bitter-tasting tannins. ChestnutHillOutdoors.com [$14.95]



Day 6 Outdoors PlotWatcher Pro
The original PlotWatcher revolutionized scouting camera technology and functionality. The PlotWatcher Pro takes the revolution to the next level. The PlotWatcher Pro has the best battery life of time-lapse cameras, lasting up to 4 months on a set of eight AA batteries. It can record up to 1 million images, and images are saved direct to video format with Tru-Video. Using the included GameFinder software with MotionSearch, you can review hours of video quickly and easily find frames in which movement is detected. Day6outdoors.com [$255]



WRC Scent Killer Gold Clothing Spray
Scent Killer Gold Clothing Spray with Hunt Dry Technology is formulated for maximum performance after it dries, so you don’t have to hunt with wet clothing. With Hunt Dry technology you can spray it onto your clothing—hours, days, or weeks before you hunt. After a heavy application dries, it can effectively make your hunting outerwear into a high-powered scent-elimination suit. Wildlife.com [$49.99]



Atsko 1100 Rapid-Rod
Rapid-Rod is easy to carry and easy to use. It keeps your barrel clear and safe. Obstructions such as mud, snow, dirt, ice, shotgun wadding, shell casings or a bullet can and do get lodged in chambers and barrels. Rapid-Rod will quickly, quietly and safely clear all obstructions and save your day in the field. Why would you go to the field without one? Atsko.com [$35.80]



Atsko N-O-DOR Oxidizer Pro Pump Kit
N-O-DOR spray deodorizes clothing, hair, skin and all wetable surfaces quickly and safely. N-O-DOR does not mask odors; it completely destroys them. With N-O-DOR you are able to remain scent-free all day. This kit makes over a gallon of N-O-DOR Oxidizer as you need it. N-O-DOR completely destroys all traces of human and organic odors. When you need the ultimate odor control solution, the Pro Pump Kit is for you. Atsko.com [$35.95]



Atsko U-V-Killer Camo Blaze Orange Vest
Be safe, be legal and see more animals! The U-V-Killer Camo is solid blaze orange to humans, but it is also camouflage to deer. It takes advantage of the huge difference between human vision and deer vision, so it is less visible to deer while humans see it as 100 percent blaze orange. Atsko.com [$31.57]



Atsko Sno-Seal Original Beeswax and Silicone Water Guard
Sno-Seal waterproofing has been protecting leather from rain, sun, snow and salt since 1933. The beeswax formula dries to a solid wax that “stays put” in the surface of the leather so it protects and lasts longer. Silicone Water-Guard creates maximum repellency in a single application to suede, cotton, canvas, nylon and all synthetic fabrics. It restores factory waterproofing but still allows materials to breathe. High efficiency propellant puts more usable product in each can. Atsko.com [Beeswax: $7.69] [Water Guard$8.58]



Atsko U-V-Killer and Sport-Wash Combo Pack
Two great products to eliminate the glow of brighteners and prevent its return: U-V-Killer blocks ultraviolet reflection and luminescence. For all fabric, camouflage and blaze orange. It has been proven that animals and birds see and react to the UV Glow. Sport-Wash rinses completely and leaves no residue to reduce the performance of fabrics or insulation. Contains no fragrance or brighteners to attract insects or irritate skin. Restores repellency, wicking, breathability, rapid drying and insulation. Atsko.com [$22.80]



Sport-Wash Hair and Body Soap
Sport-Wash Hair & Body Soap rinses completely, leaving nothing on your skin or in your hair for game animals to smell. A clear gel that produces a rich lather to leave hair, scalp and skin so clean it takes hours for the odor-causing bacteria to reappear. Atsko.com [$7.99]



Herculiner
When cured, Herculiner provides a tough, durable, skid-resistant, protective coating. Because of its unique properties, it can bond to virtually any surface. Herculiner can be applied to wood, metal, concrete, aluminum, asphalt, rubber, fiberglass and most plastics. It also prevents rust by sealing the surface and is resistant to gasoline, oil, solvents, and chemicals. Of course, it’s great for truck beds, but Herculiner also works wonders on UTVs, tree-stands, steps and hundreds of other places you need skid- resistant protection. Herculiner.com [$79.99]



HYDE Quickly Clean Glove
Here’s the best $5 you’ll ever spend. A patented weave turns this “miracle glove” into an all-purpose scrubber that takes oil paint, dirt, grease and grime off just about anything in seconds—without using chemicals! Slip one on and dip it in mild soapy water to clean everything from your camper and ATV to your oven, shower, painting tools and more. Grease on your hands? Clean them fast—no harsh cleansers or chemicals required. HydeTools.com [$5.72]



PowerCap 35/55 Lined Fleece Beanie
PowerCap LED Lighted Beanie Hats combine four Ultra Bright LEDs with a premium Compression Fleece beanie-style hat to provide the perfect hands-free flashlight. The soft, moisture-wicking lining will pull moisture away from your head to keep you warm and dry. Two LEDs are angled down for close-up tasks, and two LEDs are aimed forward to light the distance. Four CR2032 replaceable coin cell batteries hidden in the band lasts up to 68 hours. PantherVision.com [$24.99]



Trac Angler 25 Anchor Winch
The TRAC Angler 25 Electric Anchor Winch is great for bass boats, runabouts, utility boats and other boats up to 20 feet long. Raise or lower your anchor with a touch of a button. The Auto-Deploy feature on this winch automatically stops the motor when the anchor touches bottom (or hits an obstacle). Comes with wireless remote control, universal anchor roller, and 100 feet of 5mm (0.2-inch) diameter pre-spooled braided anchor line. Winch measures 10 x 9.75 x 5.75 inches. Anchor not included. TracOutdoor.com [$209.95]



Chatellier’s Rare Game Sauce
This incomparable game sauce is the treasured recipe of an Atlantic flyway waterfowler and upland gunner. Serve it warmed or spooned right from the jar to heighten and enhance the flavor of your favorite game dishes—duck, goose, pheasant, quail, grouse and woodcock, as well as venison, wild boar and bear. Chatellier’s also works extremely well as a unique baste for barbeque and as a marinade. If your game larder is empty, try it with equal success as an accompaniment to domestic lamb, beef, pork and poultry. WildGameSauce.com [$15]



ThermaCELL’s Heated Insoles ProFlex
ThermaCELL’s Heated Insoles ProFlex are the hottest gift of 2014. These high-tech remote-controlled foot warmers will change cold-weather activities forever—whether for work or play. They are highly water resistant, transferrable between footwear, versatile, will last well over 500 charges and cost only pennies per use. Additional features include: removable replaceable battery so insoles can remain in your boots; USB Charging; added flexibility to ensure a perfect fit. Extra batteries are also available. ThermaCELL.com [$179.99]



The PEAK 2.4-inch Back-Up Camera
A safer way to back up. It comes with a 2.4-inch LCD color monitor, which securely affixes to your windshield with suction cup mounts. A water-resistant color camera attaches to the back of your vehicle’s license plate for complete rear view coverage and a 2.4 GHz wireless transmitter installs on most vehicles in just minutes. Why struggle to see how close you are to your trailer or the meat pole when you can see everything behind you, in an easy to install and affordable product. PeakAuto.com [$99.99]



Mann’s Goliath Frog
The adage “size matters” is true, especially when it comes to frog lures and oversize bass. The Goliath Frog from Mann’s Bait Co. is a larger-bodied frog that casts easier, sits higher and fishes better than traditional smaller hollow-bodied frog baits. Equipped with a specially designed Mustad dual-hook system, an engineered weight system and extra-long skirts for legs, this bait really attracts big bass. The Goliath Frog can be fished across any type of vegetation, as well as open water for explosive bites. The body has been designed and field tested to virtually eliminate any water entry as the bait is twitched, fished in a “walk-the-dog” fashion or simply retrieved slowly. MannsBait.com [$9.99]



Give the Gift of Conservation
Give the gift of conservation this holiday season. Support Wildlife Forever with any donation and select your free membership gifts for you or your holiday friend. Future benefits include membership card, Wildlife Forever decal and a 2016 Wildlife Forever calendar. Your donation helps fish and wildlife. It is the gift that keeps on giving all year long. WildlifeForever.org [$50-$200]



ThermaCELL Mosquito Repellent in Realtree Xtra Green
TheramCELL’s Realtree Camo appliance provides a 15 x 15-foot zone of protection against mosquitoes and other flying insects for hunters no matter whether they hunt elk, deer, bears, hogs or turkeys. Its patented technology is 98 percent effective on mosquitoes and pests. ThermaCELL repels bugs without greasy chemicals, sprays and lotions. This lightweight appliance is a must for any hunter’s pack. ThermaCELL.com [$31.99]



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