The 10 Best Holiday Gifts You Can Buy for an Outdoorsman

   11.20.14

Crisp, cold weather and the beginning of the hunting season signal the start of the holidays. Christmas is our favorite holiday, and Cabela’s is where we search to find those distinctive outdoor gifts for our friends and loved ones. No matter what outdoor pastime you or your family are interested in, they have it at Cabela’s. Here are some great gift ideas that are certain to warm their hearts and make them smile this holiday season. Check back here often for special holiday pricing and more great deals!

Cabela’s Commercial Grade Dehydrator $360–520

A Cabela's Commercial Grade Dehydrator.
A Cabela’s Commercial Grade Dehydrator.

You can dehydrate venison for jerky or dry apples for the entire family with Cabela’s Commercial Grade Dehydrator.  Cabela’s developed this dehydrator with the serious outdoors person in mind, and it comes in two sizes: 80 and 160 liters. Both models feature a cabinet light to view the progress of whatever you choose to dehydrate without even opening the door. The smaller 80-liter model has 12 nonstick drying racks for a total of 28 sq. ft. of drying space. Its larger counterpart, the 160-liter model, has racks for a total of 56 sq. ft. of drying space.

Outdoor Edge Game Processor – $70

The Outdoor Edge game processing kit.
The Outdoor Edge game processing kit.

Field dressing is a breeze with the Outdoor Edge game processing kit. This compact set is perfect for field dressing or for butchering and final preparation. The kit contains a 3″ caping knife, 4-1/4″ skinner, 5-1/2″ boning/fillet knife, 8″ Bowie-style butcher knife, 10″ double-ground wood/bone saw, 5-1/4″ carving fork, heavy-duty game shears, 10″ x 14″ cutting board, three pairs of surgical gloves, a tungsten carbide V-style knife sharpener, and a Steel Stick Ultimate Spreader.

Pflueger Supreme XT Spinning Reel – $120

Pflueger Supreme XT Spinning Reel
The Pflueger Supreme XT Spinning Reel.

Truly a thing of beauty, Pflueger’s Supreme XT takes the Supreme series spinning reels to the peak of performance. This reel can do it all. It is corrosion resistant and can stand up to both freshwater and salty inshore fishing. A rugged braid-ready spool removes the need for backing and the stainless steel, nine-bearing drive and instant anti-reverse bearing provide flawless performance and effortless hook setting power. Santa himself would love to find this under the tree this Christmas.

Muck Fieldblazer Boot – $125

The Muck Fieldblazer Boot.
The Muck Fieldblazer Boot.

Reliability meets flexibility in the waterproof and buoyant Muck Fieldblazer boot. These boots feel as good as they look and the CR flex-foam booties, breathable Airmesh linings, and stretch- to- fit uppers trap warmth and keep your feet feeling toasty even on the coldest winter day. One of the finest waterproof rubber boots in their class, the versatile Fieldblazers are great for any outdoor. Mucks are made for the extreme work and play of the outdoors they feature wrap-up toe bumpers and Achilles overlays to protect your feet and add durability to the boot.

Cabela’s Legendary Super Soft LS Flannel – $40

Cabela’s Legendary Super Soft LS Flannel Shirt.
Cabela’s Legendary Super Soft LS Flannel Shirt.

Perfect for going out on the town or into the woods, Cabela’s Legendary Super Soft LS Flannel Shirt is a great choice for the holidays. Its double-brushed 100 percent cotton is ultra-soft and feels great next to your skin. You will not find a more comfortable, softer flannel shirt anywhere. The Cabela’s Legendary Super Soft LS Flannel features a button-down collar, a front pocket, and tailored cuffs. It could be worn at the office or on that next outdoor adventure.

Cabela’s Roughneck Flannel Lined Relaxed Jeans – $35

Cabela’s Roughneck Flannel Lined Relaxed Jeans.
Cabela’s Roughneck Flannel Lined Relaxed Jeans.

Winter cold doesn’t stand a chance against Cabela’s Roughneck Flannel Lined Relaxed Jeans. They are comfortable and roomy and the 100 percent 4-oz. cotton flannel lining and traditional five-pocket design make them as good-looking as they are warm. They come with a durable YKK zipper and the stonewashed denim will stand up to years of daily wear.

Leupold RX-1000i Compact Rangefinder with DNA – $280

The Leupold RX-1000i Compact with DNA Rangefinder.
The Leupold RX-1000i Compact with DNA Rangefinder.

For the big game hunter on your list, the compact and durable Leupold RX-1000i is sure to be their favorite gift this holiday season. You can find the exact range of your target every time with the Leupold RX-1000i Compact with DNA Rangefinder. “DNA” stands for the new Digitally eNhanced Accuracy (DNA) technology it features. It was developed specifically for faster acquisition when ranging game out to 850 yards. The Leupold RX-1000i delivers an exceptionally clear picture, and it comes with a menu that gives on-screen prompts for use in the field, making it easy to use.

Go-Pro Hero 4 Silver Action Camera – $400

The GoPro Hero 4 Silver Action Camera.
The GoPro Hero 4 Silver Action Camera.

Who wouldn’t like to find a GoPro under the tree this Christmas? The new GoPro Hero 4 Silver Action Camera comes with a built-in touch screen display that makes camera control, framing shots, and playback easier than ever. The Hero 4 has an ultra-wide-angle glass lens and 1080p60 and 720p120 video capabilities, it shoots 30 frames per second with a 12mp clarity that makes you feel like you are part of the action.

A Nikon PROSTAFF Riflescope – $150–230

A Nikon PROSTAFF scope.
A Nikon PROSTAFF scope.

The name “Nikon” says it all. They make some of the best optics available today, and the PROSTAFF line continues that long tradition of excellence.  Every scope in the PROSTAFF series has the same image-enhancing technology of more expensive Nikon scopes with a much lower price, and features the highest light transmission levels in its class. This is an excellent bargain for the holiday season.

Cabela’s Outfitter Series 8MP IR Trail Camera – $150

The Cabela’s Outfitter Series 8MP IR Trail Camera.
The Cabela’s Outfitter Series 8MP IR Trail Camera.

Cabela’s Outfitter Series 8MP IR Trail Camera has a wider, longer, and adjustable passive infrared detection range with advanced centering technology that actually “senses” when game has entirely entered the frame.  This means you get fewer partial shots and more full body images.  In addition, it will detect game at a remarkable 85.ft out. The Cabela’s Outfitter Series 8MP IR Trail Camera takes vivid, full-color high definition daytime photos and videos with an optional time lapse function that allows you to capture videos or photos at specified time intervals.

This article was produced in partnership with Cabela’s.

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