Outdoor Gifts Mom Will LoveBy Dena Vick - May 6, 2021
Mother's Day is this weekend! Yes, flowers are always nice, but this is the year to get mom a gift that enhances her love of the outdoors. Whether she's spending time with family or friends--or off on a solo adventure--mom needs the right gear to have more fun on the lake or in the woods. Here are Mother's day gift ideas that mom will truly love!
Symetre Combo is a great option for anglers looking to target a variety of freshwater and inshore saltwater species with PowerPro braided fishing line or monofilament. Integrating battle-tested Shimano reel technology, the reel included in the Symetre Combo incorporates a lightweight graphite G-Free Body for enhanced balance and a Propulsion Line Management Spool for increased casting performance.Retail Price: $99.99 fish.shimano.com Current Camo Icon X Hoodie comes in four color patterns, sizes XS through XL and retails for $55.00. Available at hukgear.com Cozee: the first patented cordless, 100% portable battery powered heating blanket. The Cozee is a full-sized, 60" x 60" blanket containing a Surge Technology battery pack that rapidly heats the weatherproof blanket material for 5 hours or more of continual use. A Micro-plush interior is soft to the touch and the Mylar insulated interior layer keeps the warmth from escaping the blanket. Includes carrying case, wall and car chargers and 36" battery pack extension cord. A limited time special offer provides a free extra battery pack with the Cozee Blanket for $349.99, available at internationalsportsman.com/product/the-cozee/ Aqua-Vu Micro Revolution 5.0 underwater camera. That's right, she (and the kids) can actually get a live view of the fish below with this portable, battery powered camera. Sized like a smartphone, the Aqua-Vu Micro Revolution 5.0 fits easily in your pocket or tackle bag and displays the underwater image on a bright, 5" high resolution LCD screen that's also waterproof for use in any weather scenario. The camera is lowered via the integrated Revolution™ Camera Reel System, which provides easy camera deployment with the turn of a reel handle. The camera cable is metered in 1' increments for precise depth control. The Micro Revolution retails for $369.99, available at aquavu.com Rheos Nautical Eyewear, containing a revolutionary lightweight nylon frame that, not only fits comfortably, but actually floats in the water for easy rescue if blown overboard. The polarized lenses are clearer than glass, providing 100% UV protection, and come in an assortment of styles and lens tints to fit any outdoor need, be it fishing, paddle boarding or beachgoing. Just as importantly, at $55.00, the Rheos floating sunglasses don't come at a break-the-bank price. Available at rheosgear.com Z-Man ChatterBait JackHammer. Designed by professional angler, Brett Hite, the Jack Hammer is made of premium components, such as a strong, super thin stainless-steel blade, allowing the lure to start vibrating quickly during the retrieve. Other quality components include a Gamakatsu® heavy wire flipping hook, detailed jig head and color-matched with hand-tied silicone skirt material. The Jack Hammer is a great addition to any Mother's Day gift package and sure to produce plenty of bass on her next weekend fishing retreat and retails for $15.99. The JackHammer is offered in multiple colors in 3/8, ½, ¾ and 1.25 oz sizes. Available at zmanfishing.com Karve Kayak is a true hybrid Kayak/Paddle board. The 12" single person paddle craft constructed from premium military grade drop stitch PVC is great for fishing, recreational paddling, exercise, and exploring. She can bring the dog or fishing gear. The collapsible design easily packs in a roller bag and is easily stored in a car trunk and makes transporting a breeze.Package Includes a Comfort Seat, detachable fin, all terrain carry bag, dual stage manual pump, an aluminum kayak paddle and a 12" kayak. This kit retails for $1199.00 and can be pre-ordered at paddlenorth.com.