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#6969618 - 11/22/17 01:21 PM Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts
Hunter Daddy Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/27/14
Posts: 187
Please give me some ideas for X-Mas gifts for $50 or under (hunting stuff.) Of course, these gifts would be for a guy. My wife doesn't want anything to do with hunting.

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#6969638 - 11/22/17 01:45 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
Creekrunner Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9572
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Knife, box of ammo, coat.

Warning: Don't make hunting the main thing you are known by, or else, as the years go by, you will begin drowning in hunting stuff, not being able to find something you know you have, having to figure out how to store all the crap, and you can only carry so much out in the field with you.

I know of which I speak.
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#6969945 - 11/22/17 07:02 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
Dalee7892 Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 05/04/15
Posts: 1926
Loc: Denton County
Seen some nice pair of hunting knives a BP today, comes in nice box. Think $20.

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#6970194 - 11/23/17 12:14 AM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
shea.mcphail Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/27/14
Posts: 289
Loc: Mesquite/Canton
Thermacell if you are like me and seem to attract every mosquito in the area.

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#6971234 - 11/24/17 10:19 AM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
TXRobTRX Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 77
Loc: East Texas
Agree with Creekrunner - be careful what you wish for. Not only do you end up with way too much stuff, many times your non-hunting relatives give you items of dubious use/quality.

For my hunting stuff, I stick with the consumables - thermocell, batteries, SD cards, etc. All of thsoe are great ideas under $50.

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#6988144 - 12/08/17 08:01 AM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
Cajunrotor Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/02/11
Posts: 390
Loc: Fairview, TX
Leupold pen-type lens cleaner, about $15

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#6988571 - 12/08/17 12:26 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5669
Loc: texas
Decoys if you duck hunt. New release if you bow hunt. New cleaning knife(with shears if a bird hunter) good pair of gloves.
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#6992327 - 12/11/17 04:27 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
Triple7 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 03/06/13
Posts: 245
there is that "hunting vault" thing were they send you somethings every month. Buy a year of that

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#6992358 - 12/11/17 04:44 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Triple7]
Creekrunner Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9572
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Originally Posted By: Triple7
there is that "hunting vault" thing were they send you somethings every month. Buy a year of that


I stand by my original statement, but I'd never heard of this so here's a link: >>>Hunt vault

Looks like pretty good stuff. 'Would be a cool gift for a beginning hunter, of any age.
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#6997753 - 12/15/17 01:09 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
Greg Z Online   content
Tracker

Registered: 02/01/05
Posts: 913
Loc: TX, Rockwall
Gloves, Under Armor stocking cap.
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#6997859 - 12/15/17 02:39 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: TXRobTRX]
Nogalus Prairie Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 23526
Loc: Corsicana
Originally Posted By: TXRobTRX
Agree with Creekrunner - be careful what you wish for. Not only do you end up with way too much stuff, many times your non-hunting relatives give you items of dubious use/quality.

For my hunting stuff, I stick with the consumables - thermocell, batteries, SD cards, etc. All of thsoe are great ideas under $50.


+1. Breaks my heart when family/friends/acquaintances spend their hard-earned $$ and buy me stuff like cheap “hunting” socks, silly hunting-themed photo frames, etc. Their heart is in the right place, but it’s a waste.

A gift card from Academy, Cabela’s, Bass Pro, Midway USA, etc. is the way to go for hunters IMO.
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#6998798 - 12/16/17 11:52 AM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
Tff caribou Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 3760
Loc: Watauga, TX
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Originally Posted By: TXRobTRX
Agree with Creekrunner - be careful what you wish for. Not only do you end up with way too much stuff, many times your non-hunting relatives give you items of dubious use/quality.

For my hunting stuff, I stick with the consumables - thermocell, batteries, SD cards, etc. All of thsoe are great ideas under $50.


+1. Breaks my heart when family/friends/acquaintances spend their hard-earned $$ and buy me stuff like cheap “hunting” socks, silly hunting-themed photo frames, etc. Their heart is in the right place, but it’s a waste.

A gift card from Academy, Cabela’s, Bass Pro, Midway USA, etc. is the way to go for hunters IMO.


AMEN!! When I was fishing a lot, I got so many fishing themed home decoration things. It eventually started to annoy me. I understand that my family doesn’t always know which products I want/need so I’d rather them get me something not hunting related that they understand instead of guessing.
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#6998908 - 12/16/17 02:25 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
TWarren Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/22/05
Posts: 393
Loc: Lubbock
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Originally Posted By: TXRobTRX
Agree with Creekrunner - be careful what you wish for. Not only do you end up with way too much stuff, many times your non-hunting relatives give you items of dubious use/quality.

For my hunting stuff, I stick with the consumables - thermocell, batteries, SD cards, etc. All of thsoe are great ideas under $50.


+1. Breaks my heart when family/friends/acquaintances spend their hard-earned $$ and buy me stuff like cheap “hunting” socks, silly hunting-themed photo frames, etc. Their heart is in the right place, but it’s a waste.

A gift card from Academy, Cabela’s, Bass Pro, Midway USA, etc. is the way to go for hunters IMO.


This is the way to go! I put a lot of research into hunting gear and clothing to narrow down my selection to items that typically are not cheap. I absolutely hate cheap quality products that don't perform or, are useless in the first place, which is what I would receive if I was given hunting related gifts.

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#6999018 - 12/16/17 04:58 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
Smokey Bear Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 432
Loc: Texas
A good pocket knife.
Quality set of knife sharpening stones.
Nice wool shirt
Good pair of supple leather gloves with thinsulate
Training gear if you have a bird dog
A couple pairs of good wool socks
A bright headlight with a simple on and off button
Quality set of shooting bags
Any particular gun sling that want to try


I could keep going forever......
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#7016600 - 12/29/17 11:03 PM Re: Hunting stuff for X-mas gifts [Re: Hunter Daddy]
GrandmasterB Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/08/13
Posts: 110
I appreciate my Cabela's gift cards this Christmas!

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