Minneapolis, MN (May 9, 2017) – We know you’ve been busy fishing and turkey hunting… but that’s no excuse for forgetting Mother’s Day. Yeah, it’s this weekend.
Don’t sweat it. Here are seven great gift ideas the outdoorsy mom in your life will love. Guaranteed.
If Mom is relegated to using someone else’s fishing rod, she probably says she doesn’t mind… but she secretly yearns for one of her own. St. Croix’s Avid Pearl spinning and casting rods feature high-modulus SCIII graphite blanks and a full compliment of premium components that will elevate Mom’s fishing experience to all-new levels. Featuring a fuchsia-metallic finish and mother-of-pearl reel seat inserts, these beauties are specialized, hard-core high-performance fishing tools with a feminine edge. Looking for a great all-arounder? Check out the two-piece spinning model # APS66MLF. This 6-6” rod is rated for 4-10-lb. line, and will handle everything from panfish and pompanos to bass and bonefish. MSRP is $230. Learn more at StCroixRods.com.
Trust us on this one. Featuring ScentLok’s proprietary Carbon Alloy technology for odor adsorption, Gold+ Alloy for odor prevention and a wicking treatment to manage moisture, this poly/spandex, heather fabric ¼ Zip Top and Pant are destined to be Mom’s new favorites at home, the gym, as a base layer in the woods and every place in between. Available in three solid colors or Mossy Oak Break-Up COUNTRY camo, the Nexus Active Weight ¼ Zip Top features padded shoulders for a greater range-of-motion, articulated elbows for a more natural fit and flat-lock seams for next-to-skin comfort. The Nexus Active Weight Pant is available in two solid colors or Mossy Oak Beak-up COUNTRY, and features a wide waistband for great coverage and comfort, two hidden pockets for essentials and flat-lock seams and a tagless design. Prices start at $59.99 per piece. Learn more at ScentLok.com.
Perfect for kayak anglers, expedition anglers, or anyone who needs to transport tackle while keeping their hands free, Plano’s new weather-defying Z-Series Technical Tackle Backpack is the ultimate technical angling pack – a standout offering in the company’s all-new Z-Series, a premium and weather-resistant line of advanced, zipperless tackle storage designs that helps anglers leave their worries behind, but bring everything else. Mom will love the hands-free design that employs high performance TPE water-resistant fabric and a sizzling orange aesthetic. Exterior accessory and tool pockets abound, while the large main compartment comes pre-loaded with four 3700-size StowAway utility boxes for tackle storage. MSRP is $89.99. Learn more at www.planomolding.com.
Specifically designed for lady archers, Bloodsport’s Athena arrows provide optimal impact at low-pound draw weights. Made of 100-percent carbon and precisely manufactured to strict specifications, Athena arrows are light, tough and deadly accurate. Packs of six come fully dressed with 2” vanes, nocks, and include 12 gr. Aluminum inserts. Average retail price is $29.99. Learn more at BloodsportArchery.com
Barnett’s new Lady Whitetail Hunter delivers a feminine focus to one of Barnett’s most popular hunting crossbows. Muddy Girl Serenity camouflage adds distinction to a proven design that caters to Mom’s smaller frame. A light overall weight of 6.4 pounds and a manageable 150-pound draw weight make this an easy and comfortable bow to shoulder and fire. It’s compact, but still harnesses an impressive amount of power with speeds up to 350 FPS speed. Assembly is quick and easy with just one bolt required straight out of the box. The Lady Whitetail Hunter is one serious crossbow, and comes equipped with a 4×32 multi-reticle scope, two Headhunter arrows and the smoothest and safest trigger in the industry. MSRP is $399.99. Learn more at BarnettCrossbows.com.
Weighing in at less than two pounds, Tenzing’s nimble new TX 11.4 single sling hunting pack features a reversible and fully adjustable single-sling design that makes shouldering a gun or drawing a bow as fast and easy as wearing no pack at all. Available in adaptable Realtree Xtra or versatile Kryptek Highlander camouflage, the shooter-friendly TX 11.4 is built to last with the best possible combination of materials and components, combining super soft, quiet and bur-resistant tricot fabric with 500D nylon and Hypalon reinforcement at all high stress points. Featuring 750 cubic inches of storage in five compartments and pockets, as well as a dedicated optics pocket and integral bow holder, the Tenzing TX 11.4 is the perfect spot-and-stalk hunting pack for Mom, whether she hunts with a bow or firearm. MSRP is just $99.99. Learn more at TenzingOutdoors.com.
If mom hunts or plays golf, she’ll appreciate the intuitive operation and accuracy of Halo’s XL 450 Laser Rangefinder. Featuring two modes for fast ranging of targets out to 450 yards, the compact Halo XL 450 utilizes Angle Intelligence (AI) technology to automatically compensate for slope while maintaining accuracy to +/- one yard. MSRP is $99.99. Learn more at HaloOptics.com.