30 Bowhunting Gifts That Score A Perfect Ten

Bowhunting Gifts For Everyone

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Racking your brain searching for the perfect gift for the bow hunter in your life? Fear not, I’ve got you covered. Even though many fanatic bowhunters may have most of their quiver already, their gear will eventually wear out. Therefore, many bowhunting gifts are great replacement items or even an outright upgrade. To save you time and headaches, I’ve curated this 2023 holiday gift guide of 30 perfect bowhunting gifts that definitely hit a bullseye!

I’ve also made sure to include gift ideas for territory specific hunters. Such as Eastern specific hunters who target whitetail deer in dense woods from tree stands. As well as Western archers, that hunt elk in wide-open environments.

For buyers worried about their wallets, I made sure to include a variety of options. To start are wallet friendly gifts, next are the mid-range options and to finish are the big-ticket items. For buyers that want skip to a specific section, use the navigable table of contents. Alright, let’s get started.

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Archer Gift Ideas Under $25

Staying within a budget is half the battle when looking for gifts for bow enthusiasts. Often we mistake that quality products and affordable prices don’t exist. Good news though, there’s a ton of bow hunting gifts under twenty-five dollars that are both practical and high quality.

Below, is a list of 10 gifts ideas that  will make any bow hunter smile. 

Related: 55 Best Gifts For Outdoor Lovers (2023 Holiday Gift Guide)

1. Extinguisher Deer Call

Illusion Systems Extinguisher Deer Call
  • Give your bowhunter a better chance of success with the best selling deer communication system on the market
  • With patented modislide, which adjusts the pitch to sound like a Buck, a Doe or a Fawn in an instant
  • Freeze resistant & made in the USA
  • Received the highest NAHC field test rating, highest ever for a deer call system!

2. Lighted Nocks for Arrows

Nockturnal-GT Lighted Nocks (.246 Inside Diameter)
  • Help an archer make tracking one's shot almost too easy with illuminated arrow nocks
  • Fits arrows with inside diameter of .246 inches
  • Piston driven contact switch ensures L.E.D. illumination every time
  • Waterproof & shock resistant design is second to none with 20 plus hours of battery life!

3. Screw-in Fixed Arrow Tips For Bowhunting (3 Pack)

Muzzy MX-3 100 Grain 3-Blade Broadhead
  • Up your bowhunter's target success with upgraded fixed arrow tips from Muzzy
  • 1-1/4" cutting diameter and .025" thick stainless steel blades allowing maximum speed, strength, and cut
  • The trocar tip provides superior bone crushing penetration
  • High-grade aircraft aluminum ferrule with interlocking blades for extra strength

4. Compound Bow Release

TruFire Patriot Compound Bow Release
  • For beginner archers and bowhunters, release aids are a must-have gift
  • Padded nylon Velcro strap provides a quick, comfortable fit and allows for adjustments as needed
  • The durable steel trigger head rotates a full 360 degrees making it appropriate for either Left or Right hand shooters
  • High-strength, Teflon coated ultra-wide jaws for quick loading

5. High Visibility Practice Targets (25 Pack)

Splatterburst Target (12-Inch x 18-Inch)
  • Enhance visibility for your archer when they are doing shooting practice without walking downrange with these high-vis targets
  • The bright yellow bullet holes are visible in all light conditions without the aid of binoculars or spotting scopes
  • Made of heavy duty non-adhesive tag board, they withstand shot after shot
  • This 25-pack set is proudly made in the USA

6. Scent Killer Kit

Wildlife Research Scent Killer Gold Spray Combo Pack
  • Keep an archery hunter hidden from the targets scent, in any locale with a high-quality scent killer set
  • Formulated for maximum performance after it dries, so you don't have to hunt with wet clothing
  • Specialized blend of advanced odor fighting ingredients, attacks a wide range of odors and at the same time helps prevent new odors from forming
  • This is 1 spray bottle with a 44 ounce refill packaged together for one price

7. Elk Call Diaphragms (3 Pack)

Rocky Mountain Steve Chappell Series Elk Diaphragms
  • Gift your Western hunters the aid of calling over elk for visible bowhunting with a versatile elk call diaphram set
  • #D2 Elk Camp - Orange is a single latex made for targeting cow elk. It will make a mew, chirp or whine for softer calls
  • #H3 Tines Up - Red made of double latex with special notch to deliver more aggression for cow calls
  • #E2 Royal Point - Blue is a single latex that is for simply bugling to challenge a herd bull

8. Bow Support Stand

Pine Ridge Archery Kwik Stand Bow Support
  • Help your bow enthusiast keep their prized bow safe in the field when they need to put it down with a handy bow support stand
  • Non-marring jaws that won't scratch limbs with adjustable jaws that fit all bows (1.28 inches up to 3.14 inches wide)
  • Legs adjust for better stance from 4.25 inches to 6.00 inches
  • USA made quality and durability plus its available in 10 different colors

9. Silicon Arrow Puller With Keychain

Southland Archery Supply Silicon Arrow Puller
  • Does your archer find it difficult to pull arrows out of targets? Gift them extra leverage with this comfortable arrow puller aid
  • Made of wear-resistant silicon, it has finger grooves and features a thick tacky grip around the arrow
  • Can be used for all arrows of different diameters
  • It measures 3 1/2 inches in length and comes with keychain to attach puller to belt or a quiver

10. Fish and Game Cookbook

The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook (Hardcover)
  • Elevate your bow hunter’s cooking skills with a wild game cookbook
  • Written by the well-known T.V. host, hunter, and conservationist Steven Rinella
  • This is the definitive guide to cooking wild game, including fish and fowl, featuring more than 100 new recipes
  • Includes great tips for butchering, spices, brines, cook times and techniques

Bowhunter Gifts Up To $75

The next price range I cover in this bowhunter gift guide is 25 to 75 dollars. This section is for new mid-range gear or upgrades for every bow enthusiast.

11. Folding Saw

Bahco Laplander Folding Saw
  • Help your forest hunter clear out branches to get a better view of deer with this folding saw
  • It has a 7-1/2 inch blade, 7 teeth per inch capable of cutting both green and dry wood, plastic, or bone
  • Blade is specially coated for rust protection and low friction
  • Two-component plastic handle for perfect grip, with leather strap plus safety lock in both open and closed positions

12. Archery Field Target Bag

Morrell's Yellow Jacket Supreme 3 Archery Target
  • Give your archer the capability of a shooting target to withstand abuse of compound bows with super easy arrow removal
  • The target cover is completely replaceable to increase core target life even longer
  • Has 2 shooting sides and 10 bullseyes for all the versatility you need
  • MLDD construction, 54 layers of arrow stopping power, with dimensions of 23 inches long, 12 inches wide, and 23 inches tall

13. Animal Blood Tracking Light

Primos Bloodhunter HD Blood Tracking Light
  • Never let the bowhunter you know lose a downed deer or elk again by giving them the ability to track their blood tracks in the dark
  • State of the art blood tracking technology powered by intense 600 Lumen CREE XM LEDs
  • Provides two power settings: intense HD tracking and low illumination
  • Uses a custom optical filter that reduces select colors in order to amplify blood because not every animal drops in its tracks when hit with an arrow

14. Tree Stand Seat Cushion

Northeast Products Therm-A-SEAT Infusion Tree Stand Cushion
  • Keep your deer hunter's butt comfortable warm and dry to promote longer hunts with a tree stand cushion
  • For thermal barrier it has a ⅜-inch layer of Softek closed-cell foam, comfort wise it is has 1⅝ inches of premium, furniture-grade urethane Comfotek foam
  • At the bottom it has a 1-inch layer of rigid, closed-cell foam that protects your backside from the cold, wet ground
  • The three-layer design gets covered with a waterproof, polyurethane-coated fabric called “SilentTouch” which an extra protective layer that's freeze-proof and won’t get hard in sub-zero temps

15. Safety Harness For Tree Stand

Hunter Safety System X-1 Treestand Hunting Harness
  • Gift your bow hunter affordable tree stand safety with a comfortable and lightweight hunting harness
  • Weighing only 2.5 pounds, this harness allows for all-day comfort and mobility, plus it remains quiet even as the temperature drops
  • Versatile fitment with an adjustable torso and leg straps
  • This unit includes X-1 series bow hunter harness, primary tree strap, suspension relief strap, safe-use instructions and DVD

16. Field Dressing Kit

Outdoor Edge WildPak 8-Piece Field Dressing Kit
  • This is a practical gift for your bow hunter, it includes all the tools to process game like a pro
  • Includes a caping knife, gut-hook skinner, boning knife, wood/bone saw, ribcage spreader, game cleaning gloves and a tungsten carbide sharpener to maintain a razor-sharp edge in a hard-side carry case
  • The full-tang 420J2 stainless steel knife blades are precisely heat treated, taper ground thin and hand finished shaving-sharp for superior edge retention and performance
  • Rubberized, blaze-orange TPR handles offer high visibility in the field and ensure a non-slip grip, even when wet

17. Fleece Lined Camo Hunting Vest

Mossy Oak Sherpa 2.0 Fleece Lined Camo Hunting Vest (Mens)
  • Keep your hunter warm while traversing mountainous terrain or enjoying their favorite deer stand with this fleece lined hunting vest
  • The outer shell is made from a soft, quiet, and durable 390g performance micro-fleece fabric while inside is lined with Sherpa fleece
  • Designed with an athletic cut and stretch properties to provide a comfortable fit without added bulk
  • Features a 3-inch drop tail back hem length, a built-in safety harness opening on the upper back, full length front zipper, stand up collar with zipper guard, two zippered hand pockets and two zippered chest pockets

18. Digital Anemometer For Wind Speed

BT-100WM Weather Anemometer
  • Nothing's worse that last second changes to wind speed while trying to target prey, so help your archer with this easy to use anemometer
  • It's a portable weather station in your pocket
  • Measures wind speed, wind temperature gauge, hygrometer, barometer, and altimeter, combines wind chill indicator, barometric pressure, dew point temp, and altitude
  • Features auto shutdown after 10 mins without operation, low battery indicator to remind you change the battery plus a 1 year warranty

19. Pole Saw To High Clear Branches

Hooyman 14ft Pole Saw
  • Help your archer when they're up in the tree stand make last minute alterations to their field of view with this durable pole saw
  • Weighing in at only 3 pounds with a 13-inch blade it's perfect for out of reach branches
  • Constructed from high carbon SK5 steel combined with impulse hardened 4-edge tooth, MegaBite XP design
  • Features the new, non-slip, H-Grip on the ergonomic handle that turns tacky when wet to ensure a secure grip in all conditions

20. Compound Bow Sling

Easton Bow Slicker
  • Gift your bowhunter a quiet and secure way to carry their bow without lugging around a big carry case
  • Patented limb-loop design, weight gets distributed around the perimeter of the bow, keeping friction away from the cables and strings
  • Includes an integrated string guard to prevent abrasion of the bow strings and cables from backpacks and other items while in use
  • Fits all parallel limb compound bows from 24”-36” axle-to-axle

Ultimate “Big-Ticket” Bowhunting Gifts Under $300

In the last section of this 2023 gift guide you will find my pick for gear gifts that are investment-grade items. This section is for those with a high budget range that need to find gifts for discerning bowhunters. Discover a wide range of ideas, from a trail camera, trail stands, harnesses to even a convertible game cart.

21. Wireless Cellular Trail Camera

Yellowstone.ai 4G LTE Wireless Cellular Trail Camera
  • Make monitoring terrain for deer or elk a snap with the cellular trail camera
  • Receive 12MP images and 1080P HD videos instantly on a phone, computer, or tablet
  • *Note: This camera requires a monthly data plan from Yellowstone ai, starting at $6/mo via AT&T and T-Mobile towers
  • 57-piece 940nm no-glow invisible infrared night vision, GPS, Lightning-fast 0.4s trigger, 65’ motion-detection range with customizable sensitivity, customizable multi-shot up to 5 photos, 52° FOV lens for the perfect balance of range and clarity

22. Arrow Rest

Quality Archery Products HDX Arrow Rest
  • Searching for an archer that demands nothing but the top of the line, pick this arrow rest!
  • Convenient thumbwheel cocks launcher into position (with timing cord lock)
  • Sleek curved capture bar for more versatility, features advanced vibration technology, lock down technology and velocity drop away technology
  • Constructed of precision CNC aluminum, stainless steel, and delrin components

23. Elk Decoy

Montana Decoy Elk Rump Hunting Decoy
  • Help your gift receiver draw in and distract that monster bull so they can take the sure shot of their life with this cool elk decoy
  • Extremely lightweight and compact makes the Elk Rump the easiest decoy to pack into the field for long hauls
  • Even though its 48 inches unfolded, it quickly and quietly twist folds down to an easy-carrying 12" X 12" package
  • This realistic fabric decoy is sure to takes the focus off the shooter as the bull gets close

24. Climbing Tree Stand For Childern

Summit Viper (Mini-SD) Climbing Tree Stand
  • Give the gift of introducing your little ones to bow hunting with this safe a secure climbing tree stand
  • Weighing in at 18 pounds, the Mini Viper SD is the ideal stand for the smaller hunter
  • Includes full body fall arrest harness system and all necessary hardware
  • Made of aluminum 5-channel platform frame with dead metal, sound deadening (SD) technology with a suspended foam seat that holds up to 300 pounds

25. Customizable Hard Bow Case

Plano Parallel Limb Hard Bow Case
  • Need a gift for a hunter with many bow options, who demands ultimate protection of their bows, check out this customizable hard case
  • Fully customizable, allowing archers to securely transfer and protect their bow no matter the make, model or set up
  • Constructed with an industrial-strength exterior and features generous dimensions, moveable tie-downs and an adjustable PillarLock system that can be customized for every bow configuration
  • Inside Dimensions: 41 inches (L) x 17 inches (W) x 7 inches (H)

26. Telescopic Arrow Stabilizer

Crossover 821 Telescopic Stabilizer
  • Up your gift receivers archery game with this arrow stabilizer, it will stabilizes their aim, the shot, and its adjustable!
  • Special Design allows for telescopic length adjustment from 8-inches to 21-inches
  • Constructed of carbon fiber tubes with both aluminum compression knuckles and weights inside
  • Stabilizer weighs 5.7 ounces without weights (8.7 ounces with weights)

27. Women's Bowhunting Harness

Hunter Safety System Lady Hybrid Harness
  • Give the special woman in your life a best bowhunting harness with built in scent eliminator
  • Harness treated with new scent-destroying elimishield technology, heat-fused into the fabric and will control scent long-term
  • Includes new charging USB port to connect a compatible USB battery pack (not included) for charging devices anywhere
  • Plus dual binocular/accessory straps, six convenient pockets and a cell phone pocket to store everything they need for a hunt

28. Binoculars and Rangefinders Field Case Bag

Alaska Guide Creations Classic HBS With M.A.X Pocket (Realtree Edge)
  • Help your hunter retain maximum protection and carrying capacity while hunting with this binocular/rangefinder bag
  • Harness, binocular tether system, & auto-locking buckles included with each pack
  • Bottom M.A.X. pocket is great for storing a light pair of gloves, headlamp, Tyto Knife and blades, or any other small necessities
  • Perfect for: Swarovski, Leica, Zeiss and Vortex rangefinders

29. Men's Waterproof Hunting Boot

Muck Woody Max Rubber Insulated Hunting Boots
  • Keep your bowhunters feet warm and dry throughout a hunt with insulated waterpr0of hunting boots rated -40 °F/-40 °C to 40 °F/4 °C
  • Feature a fleece lining and 5-millimeters of internal neoprene plus 2-millimmeters thermal foam barrier for excellent heat retention properties
  • The stretch-fit topline and an EVA molded midsole provides extra support
  • A rugged MS-1 molded outsole delivers excellent traction in mud, as well as snow and ice

30. Big Game Cart

Sherpa Hunting Game Cart (Lone Wolf)
  • Does your hunter use a Lone Wolf tree stand, do they hate carrying it on their back to every hunt? Then buy this game cart, as it converts your tree-stand into a game cart!
  • The kit includes two custom aluminum brackets, two high-strength, never flat tires, and a galvanized steel axle
  • Easy 10-pound carry weight (even easier to roll) and a 250-pound capacity
  • Requires no modification to your stand and sets up in less than two minutes

Wrapping Up: 2023 Bowhunting Gifts 

By now you have plenty of gift ideas for your special bow hunter in 2023. In fact, I’m sure any person that receives one of these gifts will be very impressed by how savvy a gift buyer you are.

To finish up,  I want to thank you for allowing us at Outdoors Informed to help with your gift research. We enjoy curating these gifts, so you can be less stressed during the busy holiday season. Until next time! 

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