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Christmas is right around the corner and if you're looking for ideas for that special gift to the hunter on your list, I’ve suggested a few of my favorite items, or at least a few on my wish list.

Hunting gear can get expensive; that's for sure. But a good-quality item can last years, possibly even a lifetime. If you aren’t in the market for something with a hefty price tag, I have also included some items that make perfect stocking stuffers.

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Binoculars

A good set of optics is essential. You can spend a couple hundred dollars to a couple thousand dollars easily. My personal favorite brands are Swarovski or Steiner. They come with a lifetime, no-fault warranty and are incredible in low light.

Range finders

You can be the best hunter in the world but unless you know how far away your target is, you will never be very accurate. Leopold makes a great range finder; the RX-1200i costs about $400 but is worth every penny.

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Compilation of video from January 2016 and January 2017 of moose running through Northern Nevada. Nevada Department of Wildlife

GPS

The handheld Garmin ex20 is super lightweight and has incredible battery life. For under $200, it makes a great gift.

Footwear

Die-hard hunters will tell you Kenetreks are the best around. This may be true, but as much as I love shopping for shoes, I won’t spend $500 on something I put on my feet. Danner makes a great boot, and for around $150 you can outfit your feet in some of the most comfortable and durable boots around.

Binocular straps

Binoculars may come out of the box with a neck strap, but you don’t have to use it. The Butler Creek Bino Caddy will make you forget you are carrying even the heaviest binoculars. Distributing the weight across your shoulders and taking the pressure off the neck, this nifty gadget is a must for any hunter and it’s under $20.

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Gloves

Under Armour makes a scent-control hunting glove that is affordable at around $20, and yet warm. For ladies like myself, they have some with just a tiny bit of pink to make them stylish and feminine, yet practical.

Neck gaiter

This is another must for any outdoorsman, especially for keeping warm in the wind. Any outdoors store should have a variety, starting at about $20.

Gift cards

You can’t go wrong with a gift card to any local hunting supply store. Gift cards provide guilt-free shopping and I don’t know any hunter who wouldn’t want that.

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