The vast majority of my best memories with my father are the times we spent hunting, fishing or scouting for great places to hunt, fish or camp. Those trips make up the bulk of my youth and they directly influenced how I raised my own kids.
We hope you enjoy this gift guide as much as we have enjoyed putting it together.
Thermal vision scopes are getting better and better and the Contractor 640 from Armasight is a tremendous thermal night scope perfectly suited to hunting with thermal technology. The Contractor Thermal Weapon Sight is built around the proprietary ArmaCORE 12 micron thermal core. The detection capability as well as the detailed pictures from the onboard image processing make this scope one of the best on the market all created and dropped into a premium lightweight body. The unit works for up to four hours on two CR123 batteries and it is feature packet with a turret system to enable the user to utilize digital zoom, a wide color pallet and 8 reticles. This is a very tough scope built to MIL-STD compliance so it can be used in all weather conditions. Night hunting hogs and coyotes becomes a whole lot more fun with the contractor because the imaging system is simply outstanding. If you want to blow away your father this year, this is the gift to get him.
Dad’s deserve to have a quality truck that is safe, clean and well taken car of. All Father’s want a more comfortable and capable truck for the adventures they are looking to enjoy. The team at REALTRUCK understands hunting and the outdoors and they understand fully that having quality accessories for your truck makes all of the difference in your day to day enjoyment of your truck.
We have long been fans of the team at BESPOKE POST for the careful curation they have done to create some outstanding gifts as well as limited-edition theme boxes that cover a wide variety of interests from outdoors, travel, grilling, personal care and more. Looking through the list we chose this great grilling pan from Smithey Ironware as one of the best gifts from the selection but there was so much to choose from but getting a pan that could go from the stove to the oven to the campfire really worked for us and cooking some steak and rosemary on this pan is going to be epic.
Chêne Gear Mossy Oak Habitat Waders are premium, 4-layer waterproof/breathable nylon and these are some of the highest quality waterfowl hunting waders currently on the market. The front YKK AQUASEAL® zipper provides plenty of protection and allows you to get in and out of these easily no matter your body size. These offer an extremely comfortable custom boot with an EVA midsole so you can hunt all day long. If Dad is a waterfowler, these Chêne waders are what he is looking for.
The growth of electric hunting bikes being used in hunting cannot be ignored and we are all in on using these bikes for hunting everything from predators, turkey, deer, antelope and more. One of the top bikes purpose built for hunting is the Quietkat Ranger and we have been utilizing this bike all season for turkey hunting. The features and accessories available for this model as well as the power, distance and the availability of run flat puncture resistant tires make this our stand out model for fathers looking to have a silent tool to get outdoors and far from the beaten path for hunting success. We ordered our bike online and we put it together in under 20 minutes and the whole process was exceptionally easy.
Muck Boots are our favorite working and quick fast hunting boots. They are easy to slip on, easy to wear, waterproof and they work all year round. Whether that is hunting season, spring gardening season, early morning trips to the stand in wet grass, shoveling snow, knocking out chores or even butchering deer because these boots are easy to clean. These are not the boots we take elk hunting in the high country but they are the boots we wear around camp and basically anytime there is light quick fast work to do. They keep the ground scent free and there are versions for summer, winter and fall and they even have camo versions as well. Use code HuntingLife20 to get 20% off everything at MuckBootcompany.com through the end of June.
Rocky Boots are our go to boots if we know we are going to be doing miles of hiking and we need a little bit more insulation on very cold days. These boots hold up to mud and snow, they stay waterproof and they are priced extremely well compared to some of the high end boots we see for elk, sheep and mule deer hunting. These are the boots we take if we are going to be on stand all day with massive insulation on cold hunts. Rocky Boots has a long standing reputation for providing a great product that everyone can afford. Use Promo code HUNTINGLIFE20 for 20% off at RockyBoots.com