It seems like the lead up to Christmas comes earlier each year. But for the bowhunter on your list that might actually be a good thing; if nothing else, it gives you a substantial amount of time to get your shopping done.
Speaking of holiday shopping, we at BOWHUNTER have compiled our list of some of the hottest new products this year for the avid archer on your list. You can't go wrong with anything here, whether it's a new bow (for those on the nice list), a pair of boots or a wall mount for this year's newest trophy.
If you want an extra long wishlist this year, be sure to also check out the Game & Fish 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Hunters.
Get your shopping done early this year and save your December for the deer stand, eggnog and target practice with that always inedible fruitcake from Aunt Sally.
ALPS OutdoorZ | Crossfire
If you're looking for an all-around hunting pack, the vented back Crossfire from ALPS OutdoorZ
will satisfy any hunter's needs for versatile, accessible storage while in the stand or blind. The Crossfire features an accessory pocket that can be used independently of the pack and worn on the chest for easy access to calls, optics, phone or GPS.
CanCooker | Everywhere Pack
The revolutionary CanCooker
locks in heat and steam, cooking tender, flavorful meals. The lightweight, high-strength aluminum construction of the CanCooker will ensure years of hassle-free enjoyment. Perfect for hunting, camping, tailgating, and backyard cookouts. The Everywhere Pack includes CanCooker Jr, Multi-Fuel Portable Cooktop, Plank Foldable Cutting Board, and Rack.
Kodiak Series Trail Camera
Never worry about having to physically retrieve SD cards again, thanks to Kodiak Series Cameras'
patent-pending wireless system. Control and view media on your camera from hundreds of feet away on your smartphone, without the need for a data subscription!
Double Deer Drag
The Double Deer Drag
is the easiest way to get your next deer out of the woods! It allows for two hunters to walk single file in the most direct route, cuts the drag weight in half, fits easily into your pack, and does not strain the fingers after hours of use.
Mathews | Chill SDX
The Chill SDX
is a top-of-the-line dual cam bow designed specifically for women who may be small in stature but demand big performance from a bow. Utilizing the proven AVS DYAD Cam system with perimeter weighting, this bow is silky smooth while providing blazing speed for tremendous downrange energy. The Chill SDX is available in black and Lost Camo, and can be enhanced with our new PNK graphics package.€‹
Mission Archery | RSD System
The revolutionary RSD System
is the first-ever removable silent drawing mechanical cocking device. The RSD fits all Mission MXB crossbows
and can be installed or removed in a matter of a few seconds. Easy for anyone to operate, the RSD offers new levels of convenience and accuracy for your crossbow.
PSE | Full Throttle
What do you do when you already make the world's fastest compound bow? You make one that blows past it at a record-breaking 370 fps! But lightning speed is just one amazing feature of the PSE Full Throttle
— the bow is also incredibly accurate and great to shoot. To see more, friend PSE on Facebook
Rocky | Cornstalker
The Rocky Cornstalker
has been a legend in the hunting industry since it launched over 30 years ago. Known for the aggressive, lightweight outsole, the Cornstalker also features a Goodyear welt for increased durability. Also inside is 3M Thinsulate Insulation for warmth without the bulk and a durable, waterproof GORE-TEX membrane.
Limbsaver | S-Coil Stabilizers
The continuous spiral design of Limbsaver's S-Coil Stabilizers
independently isolates and dampens vibration at an increased rate for reduced bow jump and a quieter shooting experience. Available in HD Camo patterns, integrated camo, and solid colors.
strong, powder-coated steel is sleek and stylish. It's superior to a flat, off-the-wall look or those bulky, fixed-wood plaques. And for those skull-capped trophies, look at their new Bone Bracket, too.
34.99 (Little Hooker); $
54.99 (Big Hooker)
ThermaCELL | Heated Insoles
ThermaCELL ProFLEX Heated Insoles
will change cold-weather hunting forever. These innovative foot warmers provide remote-controlled heat for your feet. They are water resistant, versatile, and only cost pennies per hour of use. New in 2014, " target="_blank">ThermaCELL Heated Insoles ProFLEX
are being introduced, featuring a removable replaceable battery, extra flexibility, and USB charging, among other features.
179.99 (ProFLEX); $
129.99 (Heated Insoles)
SPOT | Gen3
For those looking for a critical, life-saving line of communication while adventuring off the grid, consider the SPOT Gen3
, a simple one-touch GPS locator/tracker/messenger. Using 100 percent satellite technology, it tracks your movements and relays them back to a website where others can see your real-time progress. It also sends out prepared text messages/emails to a contact list to let them know you are fine, you need help, or you simply need more supplies. In an emergency, it also features an SOS button that will send out a distress signal with your exact coordinates to rescuers.
ATN | BinoXS-HD 4-16X
If you're looking for some of the most advanced optics in the world, you can't miss the BinoXS-HD 4-16X
from ATN. The BinoXS works day or night, comes loaded with WiFi, Smooth Zoom, records video and takes photos, and has a built in compass. It's fully capable of GPS geotagging, so you can mark waypoints as you go. With WiFi technology you can see the viewfinder on your smartphone, take photos and record video in 1080p HD. What's not to love?
Mathews | NO CAM HTR
Mathews recently announced its newest bow, the NO CAM HTR
, just in time for the holiday season. The new NO CAM Technology utilizes two circular and concentric string tracks to create a balanced system with a radically smooth draw cycle and straight and level nock travel for superior accuracy.
The NO CAM HTR features shorter, more rigid quad limbs, a less-reflexed riser, twin Harmonic Stabilizers and the Mathews patented Focus Grip. RockMods come standard on the HTR and are available in 65-, 75- and 85-percent letoff.
The bow comes in five finishes, including the new Stone Tactical and Lost Camo OT.
Wolverine | Ramsay Hunting Boot
Styled after the quintessential upland boot of the last 50 years, the Wolverine Ramsay
is every bit as well made as its predecessors. Made with an ultracomfortable Vibram rubber outsole and EVA molded footbed, the Ramsay is a fully waterproof hunting boot that protects your feet when you're pounding out the miles.
We took it deer, grouse and turkey hunting in Michigan, and there's not one of those genres it can't manhandle. It also features stylishly cut leather and stitching, making it at home in the workplace or at your favorite pub on Friday night.