11 Gifts for Hunters and Anglers That’ll Hit the Mark
No trout about it—we found the best gifts for hunters and fishers!
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Whether your outdoorsman or outdoorswoman is headed to the lake or the woods, help keep them hydrated throughout the day. Stanley’s been around since the day your hunter brought his first catch home (we’re guessing), so we know this thermos can’t be beat.
Why It Made Our List: It comes with a lifetime warranty, so it’s definitely worth the investment. Add in a leak-resistant cap and Stanley makes the perfect ‘drinking buddy.’
This nifty Outset cast-iron pan will allow the angler in your life to fry up fish fillets on the grill without worrying about stinky smells, spills or a messy cleanup.
Why It Made Our List: Not only does this cast-iron pan come in the perfect shape, it also requires zero oil and will last for decades with the proper cast-iron care.
Sure, a large piece of game can last months in the freezer, but the quality of the meat goes down over time. That’s where this handy vacuum sealer comes in!
Why It Made Our List: While it’s on the pricey side, this vacuum sealer is worth the money. It saves meat and fish from freezer burn and preserves freshness for up to 3 years.
This hefty 5-quart slow cooker is perfect for cooking up large batches of soups and stews.
Why It Made Our List: It’s no secret that some of our favorite recipes are made in the slow cooker, and this one is top of the line. With varied temperature settings, a tempered glass lid to lock heat in and dishwasher-safe components for easy cleanup, this is a gift both hunters and anglers will treasure.
Long days spent tracking game or sitting by the lake require pocket-friendly snacks like Biltong jerky. This makes the perfect snackable stocking stuffer, too.
Why It Made Our List: With delicious flavors, zero carbs and approval for a variety of diets like keto and paleo, this is the perfect snack to tuck into any angler or hunter’s bag.
Why It Made Our List: You can customize this board with a beautifully carved family name or any words of your choice.
Your hunter managed to bag a deer—now what’re you gonna do with it? This comprehensive cookbook is the definitive guide for every hunter and angler who loves to spend time in the kitchen.
Why It Made Our List: Written by the host of the MeatEater TV series and podcast, this book has over 100 recipes for everything ranging from wildfowl to freshwater fish, and even includes recipes for crabs, mussels and bullfrogs.
There’s only one thing better than freshly caught game, and that’s smoked meat. This sleek smoke vault is the perfect way to impart some deliciously dark flavor into a catch.
Why It Made Our List: The heat control dials and adjustable smoking racks gives one plenty of control over smoking. And the base tray makes cleanup a breeze!
Every hunter knows a smoker is only as good as its wood. This high-quality smoker gift set is the perfect gift for anyone who already owns a grill.
Why It Made Our List: With all-natural cherry, hickory and applewood chips, plus a bonus pack of hickory smoked salt, this will ensure that their catch is always full of sweet, subtle flavor.
For hands-on anglers, a handy stainless steel bar is essential. It removes that fishy smell from hands and nails.
Why It Made Our List: This bar is great for removing odors of all kinds, including fish, meat and garlic, making it perfect for anglers who like to cook, too.
This seasoning set is a real catch! This is a gift for someone who loves the kitchen just as much as they love spending a day at the lake.
Why It Made Our List: With three great options that work for salmon, mussels, shrimp and even meat, this set will ensure that your favorite chef/hunter/angler can always cook up a great meal. If they’re not sure where to start, you can send them this guide to cooking every type of fish.