Hunters, anglers, outdoors people in general, participate in hobbies that are gear intensive. If you are looking for a holiday gift for hunters, we’ve compiled a list of cool and useful items that may very well put a big smile on the face of the lucky person receiving the gift. Check back with us regularly for the release of Hunt Alaska’s Holiday Gift Guide Part 2.
Rapala R12 Heavy-Duty Lithium Fillet Knife Combo rapala.com
Featuring twice the speed and three times the torque of other cordless fillet knives, Rapala’s R12 Heavy-Duty Lithium Fillet Knife Combo will provide 80 minutes of continuous runtime. Lithium-ion batteries give the Rapala R12 Heavy-Duty Fillet Knife a consistent speed and torque from fillet to fillet, without reduced power or slowdown as battery power wanes. A power gauge keeps you apprised of remaining battery power. It comes with two sizes of stainless-steel, PTFE-coated, non-stick blades (6-inch and 7.5-inch), a 2-amp rapid-charging base and two, 2 Ah Lithium-ion battery packs. A battery will charge completely in one hour. The R12 Heavy-Duty’s radical ergonomic design features a positive-force power button. It’s outfitted with a built-in LED light for filleting in low-light conditions, comes with an EVA storage case and carries a two-year warranty.
Diamond D Outdoors Denali Chest Holster diamonddoutdoors.com
The Denali Chest Holster is a ballistic-nylon chest holster that is rugged, comfortable and provides a universal fit for your handgun. It’s been designed and tested in Alaska and built to withstand the most challenging weather conditions while providing unmatched comfort and versatility. The Denali Chest Holster is designed to be worn tight on your chest for one-handed, quick-and-easy drawing. It’s handmade in the USA and offers a streamlined, minimalist design, providing the most universal fitting and comfortable chest holster on the market.
UltraDeck produces a superior line of durable, functional and comfortable marine flooring. It is highly UV resistant, provides unmatched traction as well as anti-fatigue when on deck, does not absorb liquids or odors, is shock absorbent, stain resistant, sound deadening and nonslip. With 22 years of marine textiles experience, UltraDeck has learned what makes good foam flooring in marine environments and combines high-grade orthopedic PE blend closed cell foam with premium 3M adhesive. UltraDeck is available for new builds as well as for upgrading your current boat, and with all products being stocked and cut in-house, UltraDeck clients get a precise product with a short turnaround time. They offer a wide range of colors and instructions on installation and the product is backed with a 5 year non-prorated warranty.
Alaska Sausage and Seafood Great Alaskan Gift Pack alaskasausage.com
The Great Alaskan Gift Pack is an extraordinary selection of the best tastes of Alaska. Enjoy the abundance of the Great Land. Includes: 3/4 lb. Smoked Sockeye Salmon; 3/4 lb. Lemon Pepper Salmon; 3/4 lb. Cajun Salmon; 6 oz. Smoked Salmon Strips; 6 oz. Sliced Salmon Lachs (lox); 12 oz. Alaskan Sausage Chub w/ Reindeer; 2, 12 oz. Alaskan Sausage Rings w/ Reindeer; 9 oz. Alaskan Salami w/ Reindeer; 8 oz. Alaskan Hunter Sticks w/ Reindeer; 8 oz. Alaskan Teriyaki Sticks; 6 oz. Alaskan Pepper Sticks; 3 oz. Smoked Salmon Snack Pack; Gouda Cheese; Alaskan Chocolate Bar; Crackers; 4.2 oz. Alaskan Alder Smoked Mustard; 5.5 oz. Alaskan Sourdough Sauce; and Alaskan Herb Tea.
XTRATUF ADB Ice Nylon xtratuf.com
As a resident of the 49th state, and in many other northern climates, you learn to endure some of the harshest winters on this planet. Through extensive field work, the team at XTRATUF identified a gap in the marketplace when it came to traction on wet and icy surfaces. The ADB Ice Nylon is the ultimate wet-weather winter boot. It’s constructed from an innovative, highly abrasion-resistant upper material coupled with TUFloft, a synthetic insulation made of hydrophobic fibers for water resistance and warmth. The ADB Ice Nylon features TUFdry, our waterproof breathable membrane, accompanied by a faux shearling lining. This boot features our Glacier Trek Pro outsole, a proprietary ice-gripping compound paired with an SRC-rated, slip-resistant rubber for the ultimate in slip resistance.
Skinner Sights HTF Garment Bag skinnersights.com
What do you get the gun owner who has everything? Something to put them in. The Skinner Sights Tactical/Concealed Garment Bag holds a long gun (up to 40” long), two handguns in generic emergency holsters, 10 spare handgun magazines, three spare rifle magazines, a tactical flashlight, and large survival/fighting knife or suppressor all in a conventional looking “Garment Bag” that hangs in your closet to disappear amongst your clothes. It easily folds for quick and easy “Bug Out” or convenient carry. A super-duty hanger is included to support this bag, fully filled, in your closet. Made in Montana, USA, from premium heavy-duty Cordura and materials. Concealed in plain sight; who steals your clothes?
Korkers Neo Arctic korkers.com
The Korkers Neo Arctic features 8 mm of ultra-warm, waterproof, weather-ready neoprene to combat the world’s coldest regions. The OmniTrax Interchangeable Sole System provides traction on the fly; you can easily change soles as conditions or terrains demand. The boots sport 16 inches of 100% waterproof, vulcanized rubber construction to keep feet bone dry. In addition, 8 mm of ultra-warm neoprene with a cozy fleece lining provide unmatched warmth. A reinforced heel counter provides performance heel and ankle fit, plus the boots incorporate an adjustable top gusset. A shock-absorbing EVA midsole offers underfoot comfort and increased stability and support. Comfort rated down to -60℉, boots provide slip-on comfort with enhanced heel-kick for easy, hands-free removal. At 16 inches tall, boots weigh 5 pounds 10 ounces per pair and are available in whole sizes from 8 to 14.
Spyderco Pacific Salt 2 spyderco.com
The Pacific Salt 2 platform combines the highly refined ergonomics, grip texture, and four-position pocket clip of the iconic Endura 4 Lightweight with ultra-corrosion-resistant materials. This all-new version of the Pacific Salt 2 further enhances the design with a full-flat-ground LC200N blade, a distinctive green FRN handle, and black-coated handle hardware and clip. Available with either a PlainEdge or fully serrated SpyderEdge, this fully ambidextrous design provides unparalleled cutting performance in and around the water.
Big Ray’s Gift Card bigrays.com
Avid hunters and anglers spend many hours in the field and have a deep knowledge base. They love gift cards since it allows them to find those exact items that they want to be more effective in hunting and angling pursuits. The experts at Big Ray’s know what works in Alaska and a gift card for any hunter on your list is a great choice.
Looking for more gift ideas? You can checkout this years Fish AlaskaHoliday Gift Guide or our recent Gear Shop. Stay tuned for the second part of our Holiday Gift Guide coming soon!