Tried and True Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Mom

Minneapolis, MN  – Whether she likes to hunt, fish, camp or enjoy anything else in the great outdoors, your mom appreciates useful, reliable, high-quality items. Choosing a gift for her doesn’t have to be a mother. Our 2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide is full of ideas that will add value to her outdoor experiences.

XTRATUF Footwear

Whatever mom likes to do in, on, or around the water, XTRATUF has her covered with the stylish, performance footwear she wants! XTRATUF designs footwear specifically for the female angler. Trusted by commercial and recreational anglers around the world, XTRATUF women’s boots, shoes and gear are engineered to withstand whatever the water throws at her, so she can keep doing what she does best. Browse and shop at

OZ NFuse Ozone Sprayer 

It’s no secret that mom hates germs and odors. The OZ NFuse Ozone Sprayer injects ozone molecules directly into ordinary water, transforming it into a powerful, renewable, and highly economical means of destroying odors and bacteria on contact. Ideal for removing funky odors from fabrics, as well as bacteria and viruses from any surface, the OZ NFuse Ozone Sprayer has been proven to reduce bacteria up to 99.9% at an accredited and independent 3rd party laboratory. Ideal for food-prep surfaces like cutting boards and countertops, mom can also use the OZ NFuse Ozone Sprayer to deodorize her hunting clothes or destroy odors on pillows, pet beds… you name it. And because it uses no harmful chemicals and replaces multiple plastic bottles of conventional disinfecting spray, it’s also good for the environment. MSRP is $129.99. Learn more at

St. Croix Avid Pearl Fishing Rod

St. Croix’s Avid Pearl spinning and casting rods feature high-modulus SCIII graphite blanks and a full complement of premium components that will elevate Mom’s fishing experience to all-new levels. Featuring a fuchsia-metallic finish and mother-of-pearl reel seat inserts, these beauties are specialized, hard-core high-performance fishing tools with a distinct feminine edge. Looking for a great all-arounder? Check out the two-piece spinning model #APS66MLF. This 6’6” rod is rated for 4-10-lb line, and will handle everything from panfish and pompanos to bass and bonefish. MSRP is $230. Ten models are available. See your local St. Croix dealer or learn more at

Minelab VANQUISH Multi-IQ Metal Detector 

From the world leader in metal-detecting technology, Minelab’s VANQUISH Series metal detectors are advanced, easy-to-use, and offer uncompromising performance that won’t break the bank. Simple yet powerful, VANQUISH is the smart choice for anyone starting out or stepping up their detecting game. VANQUISH detectors feature powerful Multi-IQ technology that will allow mom to find any metals in any soils at any time. With multiple Find Modes, a lightweight and collapsible design and much more, VANQUISH detectors deliver more fun and more results, regardless of experience. Retail prices start at just $199.99. Learn more at


If mom likes to SCUBA, snorkel, free dive, or simply swim in the ocean, she’ll appreciate the peace of mind delivered by Sharkbanz 2, the world’s first, active shark-deterrent wearable wrist/ankle band. Developed by marine biologists to deter predatory shark species, the battery-free Sharkbanz 2 uses effective technology based on proven science, published research, and testing verified by an independent third-party analysis group. Effective, simple, affordable and stylish, Sharkbanz 2 retails for $84. Learn more at

FISHS.T.A.R. Performance Hoodie

FISHS.T.A.R. apparel is founded on the principles of science, technology, artistry and responsibility. Proprietary technologies, fabrics, and patterns converge to deliver performance, style and comfort in the only hoodie she’ll need for any warm-weather adventure. Heat, sun and wind have nothing on the FISHS.T.A.R Performance Hoodie; it’s lightweight, super breathable and moves moisture into the atmosphere faster than mom can sweat it out. Available in an incredible variety of colors and patterns to suit her individual taste. The FISHS.T.A.R. Performance Hoodie retails for $49.99. More info at

Howard Leight Impact Sport Classic Electronic Earmuff

Give mom the gift of protected hearing while hunting, at the shooting range, or working around the property. Impact Sport Classic’s internal circuitry allows low-frequency sounds to be safely amplified up to four times to a peak of 82dB, making it easy for her to hear range commands, approaching game, or conduct conversation, even in noisy environments. Amplification automatically shuts off at 82dB, attenuating hazardous impulse noises from gunfire and other dangerous sounds. Lightweight and comfortable, Impact Sport incorporates a padded headband with vertical height adjustments for a secure, non-slip fit, and is available in two sizes in a variety of colors and patterns. MSRP is $84. Learn more at

Tree Spider Venom Harness

Help Mom make the shot and stay safe while bringing home the venison with the Tree Spider Venom Harness from Blocker Outdoors. Lightly padded and flexible for added comfort and ease of movement, Venom features easily adjustable shoulder, leg, and rear straps, quick connecting leg buckles and vertical climbing loops. Includes carabineer, tree strap and suspension relief strap. MSRP is $69.99. Tree Spider safety products kill excuses and save hunters’ lives. Learn more at

Z-Man Ned Rig Kit

A perfect way to get started fishing the incredibly effective, simple-to-use Ned Rig technique, the Ned Rig Kit features the most popular and versatile 10X Tough ElaZtech finesse baits and ShroomZ jigheads. Kit includes 8-each - Finesse TRD, TRD TicklerZ and TRD CrawZ softbaits in the potent Green Pumpkin color, along with Finesse ShroomZ jigheads in 1/6- and 1/10-ounce weights. Ideal for bass, panfish, trout and a variety of other fresh and saltwater gamefish. Just grab a kit and go fishing!

Daiwa Laguna LT Reel

Daiwa’s Laguna LT spinning reel is built for anglers seeking high levels of performance and value. Abbreviated “LT” for “light” and “tough”, Laguna LT is available in six sizes – from a pocket-sized 1000 model for panfish and smaller freshwater fish to the Laguna LT5000-C, which fits the bill for inshore saltwater applications and larger freshwater pursuits. The reels feature a carbon frame, ABS aluminum spool, and DIGIGEAR® technology, which means machined, digitally cut gears that are polished to increase smoothness and gear meshing. Daiwa’s Laguna LT is designed with an Air Rotor System that improves balance and reduces rotor weight by 15%, while a 3+1 bearing system provides silky smooth performance. Considerably more resistant to wear than similarly priced reels, the new Laguna LT family is also lighter than earlier models with distinctive charcoal, gold and silver aesthetics that will look great on any fishing rod. Retail price is $39.99 - $49.99. See your Daiwa dealer, or learn more at

ScentLok Forefront Jacket and Pant

Packed with advanced bowhunting features like tapered, stretch-fit cuffs, articulated knees and elbows for increased mobility without binding, and a safety-harness-access opening, the action-ready Forefront Jacket and Pant are performance engineered with warm, quiet fabrics for superior mid-season comfort. Featuring proven deadly Carbon AlloyTM and exclusive Precip-XTM technologies, these super quiet and highly comfortable garments deliver unmatched odor-adsorption while dramatically repelling precipitation and other liquids to help mom stay in the field longer and earn more opportunities for success. MSRP is $159.99 per piece. Buy them at your closest ScentLok dealer and learn more at

Raymarine Element Sonar/GPS

Give mom the power to make smarter decisions on the water. Whether installed on her bass boat, skiff or kayak, Raymarine Element HV Sonar/GPS delivers the sharpest views of the underwater world with HyperVision™ 1.2-megahertz super high-resolution sonar technology. HyperVision technology takes DownVision, SideVision, and Raymarine RealVision 3D sonar to the next level of precision imaging and fish identification, letting mom see structures, vegetation, and fish with lifelike clarity. Element’s onboard quad-core processor delivers instantaneous chart redraw, fast response, and smooth RealVision 3D imaging, while the built-in RealBathy™ personal depth map generator lets her make her own high-definition bathymetric maps on the fly. Element is available in 7”, 9” and 12” models starting at $679.99. Learn more at

Hobie Mirage Passport Kayak

Upgraded with Glide Technology and Kick-Up Fins that automatically retract when they come into contact with an obstacle, the Hobie Mirage Passport 10.5 will take mom anywhere she wants with ease and world-class authority, from inland waters to the saltwater flats. Powered by Hobie’s famous MirageDrive, the Mirage Passport 10.5 is a highly manageable pedal kayak with serious fishing features like molded in rod holders, dual mounting tracks to keep accessories within reach, an 8” Twist-n-Seal Hatch to keep gear dry, and an easy-to-use steering system. Compatible with a vast line of Hobie fishing accessories, the easy-to-own Mirage Passport 10.5 allows access to places other boats can’t go. MSRP is just $1,499. See your local Hobie dealer, or learn more at

Northland Fire-Ball Jig Kit

No lure better defines live bait presentations than Northland’s inimitable Fire-Ball Jig. The most winning jig in professional walleye fishing history, the Fire-Ball completely rewrote jig design. First, the incredibly sharp hook is noticeably shorter than most, keeping your bait tight to the actual head. The hook is also upturned, positioned high on the head to promote positive hooksets and keep your bait up and off the bottom. Add a Sting’r Hook to the bottom eye to nab short striking fish. With so many sizes and patterns available, your best bet might be starting with a kit comprised of proven winners. 144 pieces and a box for $99. Not too shabby. 

Eagle Claw Ultimate Terminal Kit

If there’s a silver lining to COVID, it’s the extraordinary uptick in the number of anglers. More families in boats and lining the bank than we’ve seen in years. And for new anglers, simple and effective is the way to go. Eagle Claw’s Ultimate Terminal Kit includes an assortment of hooks, sinkers, swivels, snells, rigs, floats and other terminal tackle for all freshwater species. Featuring an assortment of American Made hooks and other terminal tackle items for targeting a wide array of freshwater species, the Eagle Claw Ultimate Terminal Kit provides necessities that any angler can use as the foundational tackle of their freshwater tackle box. This is the quickest, easiest way to stock a tackle box with essentials so that an angler is ready to target and adjust based on conditions or what's biting.