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Unique Gifts for Hunters in 2017 – An Outdoor Expert’s Top Selections!

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Product Name

Primary Feature

Type

Price

Victorinox Swiss Army

14 Functions

Multi tools

SureFire X300 Ultra

600 lumens

Tactical Flashlights

Garmin Foretrex 401

Battery Avg Life 17 hr

GPS Tracker

Bushnell 202208 Bone

Magnification  4x 21mm

Rangefinders

Irish Setter Men's 2870

Waterproof

Safety Footwar

Ghost Ghillie Suit™

Complete Ghillie Suit

Hiding 

Outdoor Edge Processor Kit

8+ tools

Safety Tools box

Buck Knives 110

420HC Stainless Steel

Folding Hunter Knife

Snow Peak HotLips

Material Titanium

Heating Mug

Hunting Rain Poncho

210T nylon Fabric

Raincoat

Camo Face Paint Sticks

6 colors in 3 pack

Face Paint

Ergodyne N-Ferno 6823

Thermal Material

Hide and Protect face

Evans Sports Standard

16" x 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Ammo Box

Såk Gear Premium

500D Fabric

Dry Bags

Pine Ridge 12 Gauge Shotgun

Polyresin

Hunting

Best Gifts for Hunters in 2017 - Reviews

1. Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife

What’s a better gift for your favorite hunter than giving them a versatile multi-function knife? Going with a Swiss made knife for a gift for your hunter is a great idea because it is the perfect tool while being out in nature.

This particular Swiss knife comes with 14 different attachments that include a 2.45 inch blade, screwdriver, corkscrew, bottle opener, and scissors. It is light, and compact so that you can easily slide it into your pocket, and it only weighs 2.97 ounces.

What we liked

  • Every hunter needs a good quality pocket knife, and this one comes with 14 different attachments that you can use for a variety of different functions
  • It has a 2.45 inch knife blade, corkscrew, screwdriver, bottle opener, and scissors, which are all really handy when you are out hunting
  • This knife is designed for outdoorsmen of all types including hiking, camping, backpacking, hunting, fishing, and even daily use around the home or the office
  • These multi-use knives are really compact, and are easy to slide into your pocket and take with you anywhere. This knife only weighs 2.97 ounces. 
  • These knives are made from quality materials and constructed in Switzerland. They are resistant against deterioration and defects

What we didn't like

  • The textured scales on this knife take away a little bit from the traditional design.

2. SureFire X300 Ultra Series

Another great gift for your hunter in 2017 is a high-quality light to mount on their weapon. This high-performance light is made of durable materials and produces 600 lumens of off-white light.

It easily attaches to handguns and long guns with the right rail mount.

What we liked

  • Having a great weapon mounted light for your favorite hunter is essential when you are out in the evenings
  • This light is a special high-performance LED that produces 600 lumens of off-white light. This light is optimal for human vision while you are out hunting. 
  • This unit uses a precision TIR lens to create a tight, smooth beam with plenty of surround light for peripheral illumination
  • It has an integrated one finger switch to turn it off and on and is designed to be ambidextrously used, which makes it great for both right and left handed hunters
  • This light uses a solid T-slot mounting system so it can be secured easily to railed handguns and long guns that have MIL-STD 1913 rails
  • This light is incredibly durable and is made of high strength aerospace aluminum, with a tempered window

What we didn't like

  • From repeated firing with heavier weapons, the toggles can actually get blown off the side of the light

3. Garmin Foretrex 401 Waterproof Hiking GPS

This Garmin GPS is a great gift for serious hunters, because it uses a sensitive receiver that is designed to be able to pick up your location even in deep canyons and heavily wooded areas.

It has plenty of great features including the ability to track your heart rate, an easy to read LED screen, and locations displayed in several different formats. It is great for saving your tracks, routes, and waypoints in for future hunting trips.

What we liked

  • This Garmin GPS features an extremely sensitive receiver with HotFix technology that gives you improved GPS reception, especially in heavily wooded areas and deep canyons
  • The memory that is built into this GPS will store your routes, waypoints, and tracks and even your heart rate. The Heart rate monitor is sold separately, but can easily sync up to your GPS.
  • The TracBack feature on this GPS retraces your path using an easy to read LCD display
  • This GPS is able to give you different readouts simultaneously, so that you can view your location in multiple different formats
  • It also features a trip computer that provides sunrise and sunset information, fishing information, hunting information, a barometric altimeter, and a compass

What we didn't like

  • The software isn’t that easy to learn, so you may want to take some time to learn it before you take it on a hunting trip

4. Bushnell 202208 Bone Collector Edition 4x

Rangefinders make great gifts for your favorite hunter so that you can give them the gift of improved accuracy in distance measurement. This rangefinder is built for accuracy, and can measure the distance from you to your target within a yard of actuality.

Another plus to this piece of technology is that it is easy to operate. You only need to push one button to use your rangefinder. It is incredibly durable and has a high-powered laser to guarantee precision, every time you use it.

What we liked

  • This rangefinder is built with precision in mind, and is accurate within plus or minus a yard of your target
  • We really like this rangefinder because it is easy to use, and you only need one button to operate it
  • This particular model is incredibly durable and surrounded in a weatherproof housing so that it can hold up to cold weather, hot weather, rain, and snow
  • Another thing that we like about this particular range finder is that it comes with a carrying case so that you can keep it safe and protect the lens, when you aren’t using it
  • This rangefinder use a class 1 laser with less than 1 mW average power output
  • Magnification x objective is 4 x 20 mm

What we didn't like

  • Batteries not included
  • You can find rangefinders in the same price range that include more features

5. Irish Setter Men's 2870 ​​​​​​​Hunting Boot

Getting your hunter a great pair of boots for the early season is really thoughtful. Just make sure that you know their boot size. This boot from Irish Setter is an excellent ankle-high boot that perfect early hunting season.

It uses scent control technology to keep your boots fresh and to keep you undetected from game. These boots also use a waterproofing system that keep your boots dry in any situation.

What we liked

  • This Irish Setter hunting boot is constructed with synthetic materials that make this boot both breathable and insulated. It can keep the heat or cool in and the moisture out.
  • The rubber sole of this boot is super durable and built to handle virtually any terrain
  • The shaft of the boot is decently high for added support, and measures about 7 inches from the arch of the boot
  • This boot is really lightweight so that it doesn’t weigh you down
  • This boot is designed to be perfect to take out during early hunting season
  • This model uses scent control technology so that your boot doesn’t smell, and give your position away to game
  • It also uses a waterproofing system to keep your boots dry, even in the wettest conditions

What we didn't like

  • These boots aren’t the most comfortable, and they need to be broken in well before you take them out

6. Ghost Ghillie Suit™ by Arcturus Camo

If your favorite hunter is really into staying as stealth as possible from their game, a ghillie suit may be the perfect gift for them. Not just any ghillie suit though, the Ghost Ghillie Suit by Arcturus Camo.

This ghillie suit is made of double-stitched threading and weighs in at 6.5 pounds, so you don’t have to worry about it losing its threading or its integrity.

What we liked

  • This is a heavy and thick 6.5 pound ghillie suit. You never have to worry about it having enough thread or losing thread.
  • The thread on this ghillie suit is double-stitched so that you don’t have to worry about the suit shedding or losing its integrity. 
  • This advanced ghillie suit uses 3-dimensional camo technology which includes a seven color blend and three different shades of green
  • This suit comes in four different sizes, so it is great for hunters of any age and size
  • Uses a greenish-tan base and some olive thread to mimic grassland, so it is perfect for hunting in that type of terrain

What we didn't like

  • This suit goes for army sniper authenticity, but falls short with some of the quality to make it to those specifications

7. Outdoor Edge Game Processor Kit

If you know a hunter who enjoys skinning and gutting their own game, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to get them a new processor kit set. This knife and processing set comes with everything that you could possibly need to preparing game after you catch it.

This kit includes a variety of different knives, a gut hook, bonesaw, cutting board, carving fork, shearers, and everything else that you could possibly need to prepare your game before cooking it.

What we liked

  • The Outdoor Edge Game Processor Kit comes with a three inch caping knife, a 5.5 inch boning and fillet knife, and a 4.25 inch skinner gut hook
  • This knife kit also includes an 8.3 inch bowie style butcher knife 
  • Also included is a tungsten carbide sharpener and a steel stick spreader
  • This includes so much with it, and also comes with a cutting board, carving fork, and game shearers
  • Then it packs in gloves and a bonesaw all in one compact, hard case
  • What’s astounding is that the total weight of this kit only comes in at a light 5.5 pounds. That’s a really light load for all of the steel and included amenities in this kit

What we didn't like

  • This kit comes with high quality blades and tools, but the case is lacking in durability and design

8. Buck Knives Folding Hunter Knife

The Buck Knife 110 is one of the best hunting knives that you can get for your hunter. It is simple in design, but assembled with quality pieces that are made here in the US.

It is made from high quality stainless steel, has brass bolsters, and a walnut handle that is ergonomic and perfectly balanced. It comes with a leather carrying case that you can hook onto your belt.

What we liked

  • This knife comes with a razor sharp 3.75 inch clip point blade
  • The blade of the knife is made of durable rust and corrosion-resistant stainless steel 
  • The point on this blade is perfect for detail work including slicing and piercing
  • This knife is really easy to open via the nail notch on the back of the blade so that you can pull it out of the hilt
  • The lock within the blade keeps the blade securely locked when it is out so that you don’t have to worry about the blade slamming closed and cutting you while you are using it
  • This classy blade uses brass bolsters and a walnut handle which looks great, and is perfectly balanced
  • This blade even comes with a protective high-quality leather case that you can easily attach to your belt loop
  • This blade is 100% made in the USA and for the last 50 years has been one of the top-selling hunting knives of all time

What we didn't like

  • The blade is so safe that it is actually really difficult to close

9. Snow Peak HotLips Titanium Mug

Having a great, reliable mug is always a nice comfort of home that you can take out with you while you are hunting and camping out. This pure titanium mug is not only incredibly durable, but it also has no trace of a metal smell or taste with it.

The mug is so well made that you can heat it directly on your stove or over a fire. It comes with Hot Lips so that you don’t burn your mouth or tongue on it, and your mug compacts easily with a detachable handle.

What we liked

  • Having a great mug while you are out hunting is essential for keeping your hot coffee and tea in
  • This mug is super compact and easy to take with you also. The handles wrap around the mug to make it more compact when you aren’t using it and when you are using it, the handles securely grip onto the mug. 
  • This mug is made of highly durable titanium, but does not taste or smell like metal at all. 
  • This durable mug is 4.3 inches tall and can hold up to 20 ounces of liquid at one time
  • It even comes with Hot Lips so that you don’t have to worry about burning your lips or tongue when drinking a hot beverage
  • This mug is so durable that you can heat it directly on your stove or source of heat and the mug won’t warp

What we didn't like

  • The handle of this mug isn’t insulated that well, so make sure that you are careful when using it

10. Hunting Rain Poncho,Camo Wet Weather Military Raincoat

Having a poncho while you are out hunting is essential for wet weather. This handy poncho is massive, but compacts down to a small size so that you can put it in its storage pouch and store it just about anywhere.

It is made of durable, waterproof 210T nylon fabric and covered with a PVC coating. What’s even more awesome about this large poncho is that it can be used as a ground cover, sleeping bag cover, or even shelter, and has the eyelets to set those up.

What we liked

  • This hunting rain poncho is made from 210T nylon fabric with a thick PVC coating, so it is both lightweight and durable
  • This poncho compacts really well and comes with its own carry pouch that can easily store anywhere, and save you a lot of space while you are out hunting
  • This is a multifunctional poncho that has eyelets on the hem so that it can double as a ground sheet, shelter, or even a sleeping bag cover
  • This ponchos is great for all sizes of hunters and can cover a variety of different terrains and weather scenarios

What we didn't like

  • The fabric on this poncho is really loud, so you could give away your position to game fairly easily.

11. Camo Face Paint Sticks

Having the maximum of stealth and camo while hunting is never a bad thing when you are trying to stay hidden from game. These camo face paint sticks are great for keeping your face covered and keeping your location hidden from game.

These sticks roll on smooth whether you decide to apply them directly to your face, or to your hands first before you put them on.

What we liked

  • Great for hunters who need a maximum amount of camo and stealth while hunting.
  • This pack of face paint sticks is great because it comes with three different sticks, with two different colors per stick
  • The different colors on this stick help you stay hidden in a variety of different wooded and covered areas
  • The color combinations that are offered are black and brown, moss and light green, and forest and olive

What we didn't like

  • If the sticks are cold it makes it more difficult to apply them. They roll on better when they are warm.

12. Ergodyne N-Ferno 6823 Wind-Resistant Hinged Balaclava

Having a warm camo mask is the perfect gift for hunting in winter. This particular mask has plenty of thermal insulation and covers your nose, mouth, and neck, while still giving you the ventilation to breathe easily. The outer fabric is perfect for blocking harsh winds and cold weather.

What we liked

  • This hunting mask is great for holding in heat and giving your face plenty of camo coverage while hunting
  • This mask is covered in a wind-protectant fabric, which makes it perfect for hunting in colder weather
  • This mask provides full coverage of your face including your nose, mouth, and even your neck, and it still provides breathability
  • This hood is really versatile and can be worn as either a full mask or a neck cover

What we didn't like

  • This hood can fit a little snug on your head and neck, and can get a little uncomfortable that way

13. Evans Sports Standard Ammo Box​​​​

This American made ammo box is a thoughtful gift for the hunter in your life. It is built from a solid native pine construction, and comes fully built so that you don’t have to worry about assembling it.

It has a beautiful whitetail deer print on the outside of the box, and would look great in any hunter’s home.

What we liked

  • This handy and beautiful ammo box is made of solid native pine with a finger-joint construction that makes it easier to handle and move
  • This ammo box has a classic whitetail deer print on it, so it fits right into the hunting theme
  • This ammo box comes fully assembled so that you don’t have to worry about putting it together
  • This box and all of its materials come right out of the USA

What we didn't like

  • The wood that makes up these boxes are a little sensitive, so don’t be surprised if it gets damaged during shipping.

14. Såk Gear Premium Waterproof Dry Bag

Having a dry bag while you are hunting is never a bad idea. If you have any kind of gear that you need to keep dry while hunting, these dry bags will do the job.

They are made of durable, waterproof materials that will keep the water out, and they come with a removable shoulder strap so that they are easy to carry.

What we liked

  • This dry bag is awesome for your hunter, and provides waterproofing coverage and all weather protection
  • This bag is made of superior vinyl-coated polyester which makes the material really lightweight and durable too
  • It provides quick access pockets to your keys and your ID so that they are always handy
  • Comes with a removable and adjustable shoulder strap so that it is easy to carry
  • Comes in either 10 or 20 liters, so they can hold plenty of gear

What we didn't like

  • The outside zipper is convenient, but a little impractical when your bag is stuffed full because then you can’t fit anything in it

15. Pine Ridge 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Coaster Set

This fun and handy coasters are the perfect gift for a hunter’s house or cabin. These coasters come in sets of four and look exactly like the bottom of a 12 gauge shotgun ammunition shell. They even have protective pads on the bottom of them so that you don’t scratch or harm your table.

What we liked

  • This makes for a great humorous gift for your favorite hunter
  • This is a four piece coaster set that would make for a great home or cabin gift
  • These four coasters are made to look like the bottom of a 12 gauge shotgun ammunition shell
  • Each coaster has four padded feet which make them perfect for any table top or surface

What we didn't like

  • A little pricey for a lower quality coaster set

Final Verdict

Now, hopefully you have a better idea of some of the great gifts that you can give to your favorite hunter this year.

What are some of the favorites that you liked from this review?

Personally, we really love the Swiss army knife that we looked at in the very beginning. Out of all of the gift ideas that we looked at today, that Swiss knife is so versatile and makes for the perfect gift for just about any hunter.

The dry bags were a close second for the amount of protection and durability that they provide for your dry good, while outdoors. 

David Valle
 

I started this blog to provide advanced material, guiding you towards a better and more comfortable fishing experience. I deliver more than fishing gear guides, and motivate people to hit the water!

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