by NRA Staff - Monday, December 9, 2013
Not sure what to gift to the huntress in your family for Christmas—or what to put on your own list? Search no more, as AmericanHunter.org secrets shoppers have assembled this handy 2013 Holiday Gift Guide chock-full of unique ideas.
If you're going to carry, why not carrie in style? Concealed Carrie's purses stand up against any of the high-end designer brands. The Microfiber Brown Crocodile Crossbody Compact is stylish, discreet, and has the added security of being a crossbody bag. MSRP: $199
Give the gift of shoulder protection this holiday season. The WinLite low-recoil shotgun ammunition is an ideal present for new shooters, youth or those who are recoil-sensitive. You can order a 250-round case for less than $100 at Cheaper Than Dirt!
Field tested by Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum,Cabela's Women's OutfitHER line is a recommended choice for the huntress searching for quality hunting apparel made specifically for a woman's body. Featuring Realtree AP camo, this gear is water- and wind-resistant. Most of the items in the line are under $200.
When hunting in warmer climates, look to Under Armour Women's CGI Ridge Reaper jacket. Known for its quality athletic gear, pair the UA brand with hunting apparel and it doesn't get much better for the hunter on the move. This jacket, with pick accents for ladies who prefer this feminine touch, features printed cold gear infrared technology to trap warmth, storm durable water-repellent finish that sheds moisture and under armor scent control technology. Sizes are S-2XL and MSRP is $199.
There are many options in waders, butSheSafari is unique in that it offers specific sizing options for women's boots and waders. Simply select your boot size (6-10) and wader size (S-XL) to ensure the best fit possible. The waders are waterproof and feature adjustable shoulder straps, dual chest pockets, accessory belt and reinforced knees. At an MSRP of $249.99 you can own a pair that comes insulated with 1,000 grams thinsulate at 5 mm thickness.
Hunting in snake country? The Alpha Mudlite APG Snake boots boots are made from a natural hand-crafted rubber, giving them a tough exterior that is completely puncture resistant. The material makes the boots a bit heavy, but an innovative AirCirc system circulates airflow inside the boot, so your feet stay cool in warm temperatures.
Prois, a company that produces hunting and field apparel specifically for women, takes a woman’s pursuit seriously. They believe that women hunt hard and deserve the gear to support them in any conditions. Their philosophy is put to the test in its Ultra Pants, as they are form fitting while allowing for more room through the hips and thighs. The polyester fabric is silent and snag-free. The Prois Ultra Hoodie features polyester fabric that is light and breathable. Bilateral zippered pockets allow you to store small items, like a turkey call, with easy access.
It's a given that you likely already own the NRA Member's Wild Game Cookbook, Second Edition, so who better to further inspire your culinary prowess than Miss Kay from Duck Dynasty? If you watch the show you know that the Robertson clan swears by her cooking. The Miss Kay's Duck Commander Kitchen cookbook is the perfect gift for anyone who wants to learn how to become a master of a country-style, home-cooked meal.
The Dowel Top purse is a great year-round cross-body bag that easily holds all of your essential items. The purse features a slash-resistant shoulder strap and padding to prevent imprinting. It's hard to find such a great bag for under $200, but this company has done it.
It's easy to make your own jerky. You can even make it in your own oven at home! But before you start cooking, you'll need some savory seasonings to provide that unmistakable jerky flavor. Hi Mountain Seasonings Jerky Maker's Variety Pack conveniently lets you sample a variety of flavors, such as the Original Blend, Mesquite Blend, Hickory Blend, Cracked Pepper N Garlic and Cajun Blend. Each flavor will season four pounds of meat.
2013 was a memorable year for gun-rights advocates, and what better way to commemorate the year than with a 2013 NRA Christmas Ornament. For only $22.95 you can take home this tasteful star ornament that features a multi-colored NRA eagle perched on two crossed rifles and a star-spangled shield. Get yours today at the NRA store online.
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