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11 Last-Minute Bowhunting Gifts

11 Last-Minute Bowhunting Gifts

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it's time to start thinking about the bowhunters on your Christmas list. Whether you're looking for something large or something small, the archery industry is jam-packed full of items that will make the hunters in your life smile.

Realtree Whitetail Freaks 6 DVD

What's the best thing to do during the long and frustrating off-season? Watch other people take trophy bucks in the comfort of your own living room, of course. Realtree Hunting is back at it again with Whitetail Freaks 6, its newest release in the popular series. Sit back, relax and watch celebrities such as Don and Kandi Kisky, Lee and Tiffany Lakosky, Jason Bosaw and Kris Lappala take you on the adventures of a lifetime through parts of Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and Iowa. The DVD features 26 hunts, in addition to tips and advice for your own hunting adventures. MSRP: $14.99

Wicked Tree Gear Wicked Tough Handsaw

The days of breaking saws while hanging treestands and cutting shooting lanes are over with Wicked Tree Gear's new Wicked Tough Handsaw. Each saw is strong, sharp, dependable, durable and comfortable. The blade is seven inches long and features a .05-inch thinkness for a smooth, effortless and effective cut. The product has a rubber grip for added comfort, and is equipped with the Fail Safe Blade Lock design to ensure safety for all users. MSRP: $39.99

Staywoods' Warmbag

There's nothing worse than having the cold distract you from a good day out in the woods. Take care of that problem with The Warmbag -- Staywoods' new-and-improved product. Made out of waterproof, windproof fleece, the product is not only going to keep you warm, but is going to stay silent while doing it. In addition, Mossy Oak Camo patterns are now on the inside as well as the outside to make the Warmbag a reversible piece of clothing to wear in both the early and late archery seasons. MSRP: $349

Próis Pro-Edition Generation X Jacket

Próis Hunting and Field Apparel is at it again with the new Pro-Edition Generation X Jacket for the most diehard women of the woods. On the outer shell, water-resistant and wind-stopping material make even the harshest of conditions seem minuscule. And pockets? Well, they are located everywhere -- between the shoulder blades for heat warmers and across the back to store your small necessities, in addition to the deep hand pockets and zippered arm pockets. Product is available in Realtree AP HD and Advantage Max-1 HD camo. MSRP: $219.99

BCY Bowstring Xwax Scent Free Bowstring Wax

Hunters know what they like, and now BCY Bowstring has updated one of its popular products -- Xwax Scent Free Bowstring Wax. The old favorite is now equipped with Weatherlock Technology to give archers even more bang for their buck. In addition to the current benefits of Xwax, your bowstring will now be water repellant and abrasion resistant while remaining scent free. The product works on any string, and shooters are sure to notice a reduction in string drag. MSRP: $6.25

Ameristep Carnivore Ground Blind

The Carnivore Ground Blind from Ameristep offers a dual window system for easy viewing and hassle-free bowhunting. Made with the company's durable poly-cotton outer shell technology for reduced noise and glare, the Carnivore includes a 74-inch shooting width and a height of 67 inches. Additionally, the blind's exterior is UV protected for more concealment and longer life in the field. Included is a custom backpack with side straps for your gear. MSRP: $399.99

Nikon Archer's Choice MAX Laser Rangefinder

Designed specifically with bowhunting in mind, the Nikon Archer's Choice MAX Laser Rangefinder will help diehard archers take their trophy from the woods to the wall. With pinpoint accuracy within a tenth of a yard, the tool -- which was designed with the help of professional hunters Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo -- is sure to help your confidence as an animal creeps closer to your location. Features include a large ocular for easy viewing, a wide field of view and single-button operation. MSRP: $329.95

Moultrie Feeders Game Spy M-100

The Game Spy M-100 from Moultrie Feeders is an infrared camera that features widescreen pictures and videos and up to a one-year battery life. The 6 MP camera has Moultrie's new Illumi-Night sensor for clear nighttime photos. Images will appear in a 16:9 format to provide a widescreen field of view, and with three operational modes, users can program the system to best fit their needs. In addition, the M-100 includes video with sound, digital zoom, barometric pressure reading, password security and Realtree APG camouflage. MSRP: $199.99

Rinehart 18-1 Target

Make sure you're ready for the season with the Rinehart 18-1 Target. Contructed of Rinehart's durable, self-healing foam, this target can withstand thousands of your top shots. The 18-1 features 18 highly visible target faces that allow you to practice from a variety of angles. The 18-1 also offers easy arrow removal, which eliminates unwanted frustration and allows for peaceful and productive time on the range. Equipped with a carrying handle, the 18-1 can easily be moved from one location to the next. MSRP: $109.99

Scent-Lok Base Slayers II

Scent-Lok Base Slayers II feature a new design that fuses odor-adsorbing activated carbon to the fabric. The line also features new styling, fit and fabric. For warm-weather hunts, lightweight Base Slayers II are the lightest activated carbon garments ever — 40 percent lighter than the original. They also feature a brushed cotton feel and four-way stretch fabric for a great feel and fit. The mid-weight series features a light fleece blend that provides comfort while wicking moisture, and the late-season Perfect Panel series offers a body-mapped design for maximum heat retention. MSRP: $59.99-$89.99

Mathews Heli-M

Weighing a feathery 3.5 pounds, Mathews says its new Heli-M is the smoothest, quietest, most technologically advanced lightweight bow ever. Measuring 30 inches between the axles and featuring a forgiving, 7-inch brace height, the bow is powered by the new Heli-M cam, which delivers IBO speeds up to 332 fps. Highlights include a new GeoGrid riser, Harmonic Stabilizer Lite, Dead End String Stop Lite and a redesigned, slimmed down Reverse Assist Roller Guard that provides a super smooth draw while keeping mass weight to a minimum. Other notable features include 80 percent letoff, SE5 Composite Limbs, Rich Walnut SlimFit Inline Grip, SphereLock Pivoting Limb Cup System and a full set of noise- and vibration-damping accessories. The Heli-M offers draw lengths from 26-30 inches and peak draw weights from 40-70 pounds. MSRP: $959.

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