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Best Holiday Gifts for Bowhunters

Best Holiday Gifts for Bowhunters

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Bowhunters are a unique group of individuals. We all readily admit that. New bow equipment might be our favorite thing in the world. (Shhh, don't tell the wife and kids.) But here's the greatest part — new equipment comes out every year, at which time the gear purchased last year must be upgraded. Sorry, it's just how it works! Here's a list of seven great holiday ideas for the diehard bowhunter in your life over the holidays.

Wildgame

Wildgame Innovations CRUSH 20 LightsOut Invisible Scouting Camera


When you're taking a look at the long list of features included in Wildgame Innovations' CRUSH 20 LightsOut Invisible Scouting Camera, it's hard not to stop at the 20MP processor that will produce top-of-the-line photos. But nothing stops there, as the camera also is capable of 30-second HD 720p video with full audio, a flash range up to 100 feet and a one-second rapid trigger speed. Branded by Lee and Tiffany Lakosky, hunters will also enjoy a wide-angle option, and full-color TFT viewing capabilities. MSRP $199.99 | wildgameinnovations.com


HSS

Hunter Safety System Hanger Harness

Hanging new treestands is no easy task, but it will be a lot easier with the all-new Hanger harness from Hunter Safety System. The Hanger is the first treestand harness designed specifically for pre-season use, thanks to its deep utility pockets for carrying tools, tree steps, safety lines and all the other gear you need while getting ready for the archery season ahead. Plus, the Hanger allows you to do all the summertime dirty work without worrying about adding the odors of sweat, bug spray, oil or gasoline to your hunting harness. The Hanger is made from durable nylon webbing and fabric, and the ample storage space virtually eliminates the need to makes multiple trips up and down the tree during stand setup. And, like all Hunter Safety System harnesses, the Hanger is extremely comfortable and has well-padded shoulder straps to evenly distribute heavy loads and reduce fatigue. The Hanger comes with a rope-style lineman's climbing belt, adjustable tree strap, suspension strap and instructional DVD. MSRP $99.99 | huntersafetysystem.com

QAD


QAD ULTRAREST MXT

Quality Archery Designs thinks it has taken micro-adjust rests to a new level of quality and precision with the new ULTRAREST MXT. This drop-away features a true precision-click adjustment — 1.9 thousandths of an inch per click to be exact. Talk about adjustability! Other features include total arrow containment so you're arrow will never fall off center, total fletching clearance, Lock-Down Technology to stop any bounce back, and noice-reducing, laser-cut felt and rubber dampeners to keep the whole draw process deadly silent. The MXT is made in the USA, available in right- or-left handed models, and has a limited lifetime warranty. MSRP $249.95 in camo/colors, $234.95 in black | qadinc.com

Truglo


TRUGLO Carbon XS Xtreme

TRUGLO's new Carbon XS Xtreme is a feature-rich sight that is light on your bow and your wallet. The 5-pin Carbon XS Xtreme weighs just 4.2 ounces thanks to durable carbon composite construction and features a longer mounting bracket (for a longer sight radius), extended windage and elevation adjustments, larger aperture and PRO-BRITE Pin Technology for pins that are brighter and stronger than ever. TRUGLO's unique TRU-FLO fiber design provides extra-long fibers for maximum brightness. The reversible mounting bracket provides greater vertical adjustability, and the sight is adjustable for left- and right-handed shooters. Rounding out the list of features is a glow-in-the-dark shooter's ring for improved peep alignment and a TRU-TOUCH, soft-feel technical coating to quell noise and vibration. MSRP $47-$60 | truglo.com

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Beman ICS White Out

Beman's ICS White Out arrows feature ultra-bright white/gray Realtree AP Snow camo, which boosts in-flight visibility and improves shot-placement identification. The white surface improves blood visibility to help you best decide when to begin tracking arrowed game. ICS White Out arrows include precision-machined aluminum inserts and indexable, factory-installed S-Nocks. American-made, the ICS White Out incorporates Beman's proprietary multi-layered carbon for speed, consistency and durability. A +/- .003-inch straightness rating rounds out this snazzy new arrow. MSRP $76.99 per 6 | beman.com

Truball

T.R.U. Ball Rubberneck

Many releases offer unique designs and concepts, but have you ever heard of a release designed for cold-weather hunting? Chances are you haven't, but that's exactly what T.R.U. Ball's new Rubberneck is all about. The release features 10 degrees of lateral movement to eliminates torque, specifically when you're dressed in heavy clothes and shooting from awkward positions. The new Thermadynamic rubber located on the sleeve and thumb grip deliver warmth and traction. The Rubberneck also touts a new ergonomic trigger and travel-adjustment lock screw, which secures adjustments for reliable performance. Finally, the Rubberneck is available with a black leather strap or camo Velcro strap. MSRP $129.99 | truball.com

Bushnell

Bushnell Trophy Xtreme

Dollar for dollar, Bushnell's all-new Trophy Xtreme offers best-in-class clarity. BAK-4 prisms and fully multi-coated lenses allow maximum light transmission with optimal brightness for the crisp, brilliant color quality your hard-earned dollars deserve. Three-step, twistable eye cups allow users to adjust for eye relief, and an ergonomic profile ensures a secure grip while glassing for long periods. A textured, non-glare, non-slip rubber armor silences and absorbs shock during accidental drops. Trophy Xtremes are available in three models, offering everyone something. Bushnell's No Questions Asked Lifetime Warranty completes the package. MSRP $179.99 for 10x50mm, $199.99 for 12x50mm, $249.99 for 8x56mm | bushnell.com

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