We know how hard it is to find a special gift for the hunter in your life, so to help, we’ve put together a list of 20 unique gift ideas for the hunter in your life. In our list, you will find gift ideas for hunters of all types, ages, and genders and for every budget.
Unique Gift Ideas for Hunters That Will Never Fail to Impress
1- LED Hat
Professional Series LED Hunting Hat gives you hands-free lighting in the dark with a dual-action independent color system featuring green and/or white LEDs. This cap is ideal for hunting, fishing, camping, dog walking and more. Featuring 6 ultra-bright dual-action LEDs (3 green for night vision and 3 white) with a light output of 42 lumens and battery life of 65 hrs, it provides you both close-up task lighting & long-distance lighting.
2- Portable Mosquito Repeller
Getting eaten alive by mosquitos are not only annoying, but they can also transmit disease. Thermacell is excellent for hunting to keep the bugs away without spooking the game while saving your sanity. It protects you from bug born illness in a 15-ft zone for about twelve hours. Thermacell has received the highest effectiveness rating among electronic repellers and its products have been field-tested by DOD (Department of Defense) in places such as Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. It contains no chemicals or DEET and is odorless. This affordable, lightweight, and easy to use repeller can be a perfect gift for the hunter in your life.
3- LifeStraw Water Filter
Water is the most essential element of life. In a survival situation, you need clean water, If you don’t purify water, you can get extremely sick from bacteria or viruses. A LifeStraw is the most reliable way to filter out microbes. The LifeStraw water filter is compact, lightweight and easy to carry. It removes 99.9999% of all bacteria and lets you safely sip straight from the stream or lake without any pumping, squeezing or filling. Even a few sips of clean water can mean the difference between life and death. This is a great gift for hunters who spend lots of time in remote areas.
4- Soft Rifle Case
Every hunter needs a gun case to protect his gun and its accessories from physical damage, rain or moisture while safely carrying it from location to location. According to customers, this rifle bag with more than 2000 reviews and rate of 4.9 out of 5 is by far the best. It comes in several sizes (36″, 42″, 46″, 51″, 55″) which allows you to easily store 2 rifles and is made of strong material (Heavy Duty Industrial 600D PVC Nylon). It features quality zippers and comfortable padded straps and has plenty of side pockets for storing magazines, ammo, muffs, tools, and range additives.
5- The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game
In this book Steven Rinella Who is best known for his television show, “Meateater” explains elements of common-sense outdoor survival. This book covers a wide range of subjects from how to outfit yourself for small games and purchasing gear to hunting, butchering and cooking which makes the book a very informative one. This book can be especially valuable to those just getting into hunting.
6- Solar Powered Cell Phone Charger
Keeping your phone charged when going off the grid for an extended period of time can be challenging (especially during those hunts that take days or weeks). BigBlue 3 with its 4 solar panels that provide a total power of 28W and its lightweight (20.6 oz) design is our number one pick for hunting. It allows you to hunt longer and keep all your hunt essentials charged and ready. It is foldable, waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof which makes it an incredible hunting and survival tool.
7- Petzl Tactikka +RGB Headlamp for Hunting
This is a great hunting headlamp for hunters. Designed for activities where stealth is key, Petzl Tactikka +RGB is a durable, compact and powerful headlamp that is ideal for hunting and fishing. It offers 350 lumens of lighting and produces a clean beam pattern. This PETZL headlamp has a primary white light with multiple intensity level (proximity, movement and distance) to suit the situation plus Boost mode (Provides 10 seconds of maximum brightness) and features additional three lighting colors, red, green and blue, to enable stealth and night vision preservation. It is water-resistant and comes with 3 standard batteries.
8- Hydro Flask Water Bottle
It’s very important to stay hydrated. dehydration will cause a reduction of physical strength and mental sharpness and that’s not what you want to happen in the backcountry. Choosing a water bottle can be a very simple task, but it can quickly become a difficult and time-consuming process if you are looking for the right water bottle for hunting or camping. The Hydro Flask water bottle is very popular among hunters, backpackers, hikers… because it’s vacuum insulated and it Keeps beverages cold up to 24 hours and hot up to 12 hours while being relatively lightweight. It’s BPA-free and phthalate-free and comes with a straw cap to help reduce spills.
9- Stealth Cam G42 Trail Camera
Trail cameras also known as game cameras are very useful tools for hunters to scout an area for the game 24/7. Unlike its previous models with 10MP the Stealth Cam G42NG 2020 model can capture sharp 24MP pictures with a super-fast trigger speed of 0.8 seconds and record HD video clips. It comes with tons of features and performs better than most $200-300 trail cameras. This model features advanced camouflage that maximizes blending at long and short distances and has a good 100-feet IR detection range for night photography that won’t spook game and records date, temperature, moon phase, and camera name. It is powered by 8 AA batteries and requires a SD memory card.
10- Garmin InReach GPS and Satellite Messenger
The Garmin InReach is a must-have for all hunters spending time in areas without cellular reception. The Garmin inReach Mini is a lightweight two-way satellite communicator that packs powerful features into a small device. It allows hunters to send and receive GPS location and message to anyone with a text or email in areas without phone coverage. This is a great tool for hunters to communicate with family, friends, and emergency services in times of need. The Garmin inReach Mini also gives the hunter weather forecast that provides detailed updates directly to the device or compatible device that’s paired with the Earthmate app, so the hunter will know what conditions to expect en route.
11- Leupold Binoculars
When it comes to hunting, having a good pair of eyes can make a difference between coming home with meat or empty-handed. A good binocular allows you to find and track game that would be difficult to see with naked eye. If you’re just starting, The BX-1 McKenzie is a great choice of optics at an affordable price. Lеuроld ВХ-1 МсКеnzіе 10Х42 bіnосulаr іѕ a high-end combination of elite optical performance and rugged reliability. It features Phase-coated BaK-4 roof prisms and an impact-resistant polycarbonate housing. It is 100% waterproof and fog-proof which means you won’t have to worry about the weather getting in your way.
12- Bear Archery Cruzer G2 Adult Compound Bow
Originally founded by hunter Fred Bear, Bear Archery Cruzer G2 is engineered for all ages and skill levels you can use it as a beginner and as a pro. This high-quality bow is adjustable from 12” to 30” in draw length range and 5 to 70 lbs. peak draw weight. It is extremely lightweight (only 3lbs), comes with a dual cam structure and releases the arrow at a velocity of 315 feet per second. It is a perfect hunting gift for those just getting started bow hunting and also for pro hunters looking for hunting big game.
13- Hand Warmer
Safety first! Keeping your hands warm and ready to click off the safety, shoot and reload while hunting during cold weather can be a real challenge. HotSnapZ reusable hand warmers & heat pads reach internal temperature of 120-130F in a matter of seconds.
14- Laser Rangefinder
One of the biggest factors that can help hunters have a successful hunt is using a high-quality rangefinder that gives them accurate distance from game. The Nikon MONARCH 3000 Stabilized Laser Rangefinder is compact, lightweight, waterproof and extremely accurate. It is an improved version of the Monarch 7i with an effective range of nearly 2 miles (3,000 yards) and has a crisp new red OLED display that provides five optional brightness levels or an automatic setting. It features stabilized technology that reduces vibration of the image in the viewfinder caused by wind, adrenaline and other hand movements by 80-percent while the irradiated laser is aligned. Most importantly it’s equipped with HYPER READ technology that gives you fast and accurate measurements. So if you missed a buck or two last hunting season, with Nikon MONARCH 3000 Stabilized Laser Rangefinder you will have a better chance of returning home with meat.
15- Snake Gaiter
Thousands of people are bitten by venomous snakes in the USA each year. If your hunter hunts in snake country, snake gaiter can protect him from potentially deadly snake bites. Razer Snake Gaiter weighs only 13 ounces and is comfortable to wear. It features a unique design of 13 individual polycarbonate panels that wrap smoothly around calves, lower legs, and ankles. It provides heavy-duty protection against thorns, brush, and briar and also comes with a bag that features a drawstring cinch-cord and heavy-duty construction. With Razer Snake Gaiter your hunter will feel safer hunting.
16- Hunting Blind
hunting blinds are one of the most important things when hunting. Hunting blind offers a comfortable and safe place to hunter while providing concealment from wildlife. Your hunter can scope out surroundings and wait for the prey before taking a kill shot. Barronett’s Big Cat 350 hub blind is Large and spacious enough (80″ tall and 90″ wide hub-to-hub), easy and quick to set up, affordable, portable (weighs only 19 lbs) and reliable. It has large, unobstructed windows for better views and features noise-free window adjustments, so you won’t spook game with noisy zippers.
17- Hunting Vest
Safety first! You want your hunter to be safe. 43 out of 50 states require hunters to wear blaze orange in the field to prevent hunting incidents. The remaining states who don’t require it, still strongly encourage wearing orange. The blaze orange vest is for the walk into the woods and the walk back out, so that when other hunters (especially greenhorn hunters) hear your movement, they will quickly realize that you are a person and not something to be shot. With this Orange Vest, your hunter safety is guaranteed.
18- Freighter Frame
Your hunter can now carry off gear and meat from one location to another with ease. The Alps Outdoorz Commander freighter frame is designed specifically for this purpose. By distributing the weight of the pack, it makes it very easy to carry heavy loads during big game hunts. The frame weighs about 5.1 lbs. and includes 3 extension lashing straps for extra-large loads. The frame comes equipped with a unique lashing system to secure your meat. It is made of high-quality material and there are pockets for knives, first aid kit and flashlight as well as a holder for your handgun. No doubt this will be a unique hunting gift for your hunter/huntress.
19- Sitka Gear Downpour Pant
Keeping dry is crucial to the success of any hunt where rain is a factor..if you want to kill deer, there is no question that you have to spend time in the stand. If you want to keep your hunter dry in the rain, even in heavy downpours then Downpour Pant From Sitka Gear is one of the best waterproof hunting pants you can get. Sitka is known to make some of the very best hunting gear around and this one is no exception. Sitka Gear’s Downpour Pants are 100% waterproof yet breathable and offer almost every feature of a high-performance pair of hunting pants. They are designed with a brushed face to keep you silent during a rainstorm when waiting in your stand for that elusive whitetail.
20- Spotting Scope
Sometimes, a binocular can’t show you the detail you need to precisely identify the subject. A spotting scope gets you closer to the subject so you can tell whether that really is a deer lurking at the far distance or not. The Celestron is a popular go-to brand when your hunter needs more magnification than that a binocular provides. The Celestron Ultima Spotting Scope is an affordable device that he/she can count on for observing nature and long-distance viewing. Celestron – Ultima 80 Angled Spotting Scope features a prismatic spotting scope with an 80mm objective which provides 20X to 60X magnification. It is 18″ long and weighs 4.94 pounds which makes it easy to carry. Celestron – Ultima 80 is also both fog-proof and waterproof which means it can be used in areas with higher humidity.
21- Cook Set
Every hunter needs a cook set to boil water to get hydrated and enjoy delicious hot food while hunting in the backcountry. The Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set is extremely tough but lightweight and cooks over a camp stove, It has a lid that can double as a pasta strainer and comes with two 10oz well-insulated cups, one for food and the other for hot drinks. This cook set is dishwasher safe and BPA-free and comes with a lifetime warranty
22- Arrow Case
If you are looking for a unique gift idea for a bowhunter who has a lot of arrows, this is it! MTM Arrow Plus Case is a great tool for storing arrows in a neat and organized fashion. It’s got plenty of room for arrows that can safely hold up to 48 arrows plus arrows can be quite long (you can fit arrows up to 35 inches long). It uses foam to keep the arrows in place also has four separate compartments for various small tools such as Allen wrench, wax, broadheads, hunting scents, etc. Arrow Plus Case by MTM is Made in USA.
23- G-Shock MUDMASTER Watch
Even though hunting is interesting, but it is pretty much impossible to keep track of time when out hunting. hunting watches offer a reliable and smart way to stay informed while hunting. The G-Shock GG1000-1A3 MUDMASTER by Casio is water-resistant to 200m plus mud- and shock-resistant. It is equipped with “Twin Sensor” that provides user instant access to direction and temperature information when needed under tough conditions. The GG1000-1A3 features a digital compass with 16-point direction display and magnetic declination correction, thermometer, alarm, and stopwatch. It also features a handy World Time mode that allows you to instantly adjust time zones anywhere in the world. Overall, G-Shock Mudmaster GG1000 is a great watch that’s built to withstand dirt and debris no matter how mucky the environment.
24- Garmin T5 GPS Dog Collar
If hunter you’re shopping for goes into wilderness with hounds, the Garmin T5 GPS Dog Collar is a brilliant device for tracking and locating his dogs in case they go out of control range or missing. This collar comes with high-sensitivity GPS with GLONASS in order to precisely pinpoint the dog’s location. It features LED beacon lights that can be activated from its compatible handheld device (these lights help you to see your dog up to 100 yards away) and a rescue mode. It comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that lasts 20-40 hours and is waterproof up to 32 feet. This is an invaluable and relatively inexpensive GPS collar for hunters who want advanced dog tracking collar.
25- Sleeping Bag
Cozying into a sleeping bag at the end of a long day in the woods and getting a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy when you’re sleeping on the ground. Having the right sleeping bag is the key to getting a good night’s sleep in the backcountry. An ingenious 3-in-1 sleeping system, The One Bag ’s has interchangeable layers to configure it for 5, 20 or 40°F temps. It has a sleeping mat base with a built-in pillow, a blue 40° synthetic layer and a yellow 20° 800-goose down layer. You can use all three for 5ºF Temp, the bottom layer and the orange layer for 20ºF, and the bottom and blue layers for 40ºF temp. The hunter or huntress you shop for can use this modular sleeping bag for all seasons, After all, each season has different requirements when it comes to warmth.