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2023 Father’s Day Gift Guide

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It’s that time again. Father’s Day is almost here, though if you’re like us, you thought you still had a couple of weeks left. Unfortunately, not so. Read on for a few great last-minute ideas for the outdoor dad in your life.

Lacrosse Ursa MS Lifestyle Image

Lacrosse Ursa MS
Does your dad go deep into the backcountry, in search of game, fish or simply a good time? If so, check out the Lacrosse Ursa MS. A midseason boot dedicated to mountain terrain, the Ursa MS uses a double-stitched and cemented rubber rand, Tech Tuff PU-infused leather, and a Gore-Tex Liner. Underneath, a Vibram outsole keeps traction on rough terrain, while an Eva midsole maintains stability. For more information, visit lacrossefootwear.comMSRP: $300

Leupold performance eyewear sunglasses with case and cleaning cloth.

Leupold Performance Eyewear
What dad wouldn’t appreciate a new pair of quality sunglasses? Leupold’s Performance Eyewear are ballistically rated with wraparound protection, shatterproof lenses, In-Fused polarization technology and there are more than 30 different style and color combinations to choose from (Becnara – Matt Black, Bronze Mirror shown). It’s our opinion that these are the best sunglasses for hunting and shooting on the market, and Leupold is offering $30 off select models until June 25. For more information, visit leupold.com. MSRP: $129.99-$189.99 

Flex 22 Quilt

Katabic Flex 22 Quilt
Does Dad need something to stay warm when he gets to his camping spot? The Katabic Flex 22 Quilt may be just the ticket. Coming in 6 different sizes, including different lengths and widths, as well as three different fill materials, the quilt can be made to suit almost anyone’s midseason needs. An internal stash pocket will help keep your phone or water-filter warm overnight, a zippered foot box helps block drafts, and the whole thing weighs only between 21.3 and 27.6 ounces, depending on configuration. For more on this quilt, visit katabaticgear.comMSRP: $360-$465

Pelican 14 quart personal cooler with lid open.

Pelican 14QT Personal Cooler
In addition to 36 hours of ice retention, Pelican’s 14QT Personal Cooler features a dry-box section in its lid to separate electronic devices and flat personal items from internal ice, a removeable inner tray to keep non-perishables cool and dry, an integrated bottle opener with a magnet to catch bottle caps, a snap-in flexible lid organizer and an easel slot for smart phones and tablets. Interior measures 12.75 x 7.25 x 8.75 inches (LxWxD). For more information, visit pelican.comMSRP: $119.95

Ledlenser MH5 outdoor headlamp in black color.

Ledlenser MH5 Outdoor Headlamp
There’s no such thing as having too many headlamps, and the Ledlenser MH5 is sure to be dad’s new favorite. It delivers up to 400 lumens of bright, white light and has an innovative lamp head mounting system that allows you to quickly turn it into a handheld light that can be clipped to clothing or gear. A turn of the focus ring lets you go from a broad flood beam to a focused long-distance beam, and red light mode helps to maintain night vision in the dark. The MH5 is rechargeable, but alkaline batteries can be used when a power source isn’t available. For more information, visit ledlenserusa.comMSRP: $49.95

SAAM New Hunter Logo

FTW SAAM New Hunter Course
There is no better last-minute gift than signing someone up for an experience. After all, delivery is instant, and in this case the benefits will last a lifetime. The 4-Day SAAM New Hunter Course, offered by FTW Ranch, offers 50 hours of training not just in orienteering, marksmanship and shooting positions, but also in conservation, animal behavior and many other relevant topics. While the course is sure to prove useful, no matter your dad’s experience level, FTW also offers different precision courses for those looking to simply sharpen their shooting skills. Check them all out at ftwsaam.comMSRP: $1,725 (under 21) – $3,450

Badlands Bino AXS harness.

Badlands Bino AXS Harness
A minimalist design, the Bino AXS harness from Badlands was tailored for whitetail and bowhunters. It features an easy-access magnetic top flap, redesigned lightweight shoulder straps, a bow hook, an interior storage pocket, quick release tether rings and MOLLE webbing on the side wings and bottom for the attachment of compatible pouches. The AXS also sports bottom loops for the attachment of a handgun holster. Available in two sizes and four color options (solid “Mud” shown). For more information, visit badlandsgear.comMSRP: $99.99

Lace on Ammo Cuff

Andy’s Leather Lace-On Ammo Cuff
Does your dad often need a few extra shots to down his quarry? We’re kidding, of course, keeping more shots on hand is simply a good, responsible idea. Help him do so with the Andy’s Leather Lace-On Ammo Cuff. The gorgeous cuffs come in black, walnut or chestnut, and can be custom ordered to your dad’s favorite caliber. A suede protective cuff rides underneath, to protect the finish of the rifle. For more information, visit andysleather.comMSRP: $90


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