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12 Father's Day Gifts for the Best Outdoor Dad

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May 24, 2014
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Are you struggling to come up with a Father's Day gift list? Here are my top gift picks from Bass Pro Shops. 

Your dad or husband may say he doesn’t like to shop, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for finding that perfect Father’s Day gift. Show that special dad how much you appreciate the time you’ve shared outdoors by giving him a gift he's secretly hoping for.

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 36-Quart All-In-One Fryer Kit

1. Bass Pro Shops® 36-Quart All-In-One Fryer Kit. If one of the many hats your dad wears is the headgear for chefs, make sure he has the right outdoor cooking tools. The Bass Pro Shops All-In-Fryer will guarantee he’ll be king of the backyard cookout.  He can fry, boil, or steam a lot of food for a lot of people with the 36-quart fryer kit. This large capacity cooker features a heavy-duty, aluminum fry pot big enough to handle a 22-pound turkey. The kit's cast iron burner cranks out 38,000 BTUs of cooking power. Dad can even cook different kinds of food at the same time with the kit's one large and two small baskets.






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Bass Pro Shops® 8 Person Speed Frame Tent

2. Bass Pro Shops® 8-Person Speed Frame Tent. Tent camping is an awesome way to connect with nature and family and friends. Let dad get busy with both faster than ever before with the new 8-person speed frame tent. In a matter of minutes, dad can easily set up this specially designed tent. The pre-attached steel pole frame means his work is done before you can even gather the first batch of firewood. Plus, this 9-foot by 14-foot tent is big enough to accommodate the whole gang while sheltering them from rain, wind and bugs.







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RedHead® Expedition™ Folding Lockback Knife

3. RedHead® Expedition™ Folding Lockback Knife. Many dads still live by that old Boy Scout motto about being prepared so make sure your pop is ready for anything with this everyday carry knife. This folding lockback knife, made of high-chromium, 440 stainless steel, is as tough as dad is. The Expedition Folding Knife's 3.5-inch blade is scratch resistant, easy to sharpen, and resistant to corrosion for longer edge retention.








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Bass Pro XPS Stalker Backpack Tackle bag

4. Bass Pro Shops® XPS® Stalker™ Backpack Tackle Bag or System. The Bass Pro Shops® Stalker™ Backpack Tackle System ensures dad’s fishing gear is totally secure and organized even when he’s on the go. This fishing tackle storage system is easy to carry whether dad is scooting across the lake in a bass boat, paddling to his favorite fishing spot in a kayak or hiking to a remote mountain lake. There’s even a large insulated upper compartment to keep his breakfast or lunch hot or cold. And the generously padded back support and shoulder straps will keep him comfortable all day while the easy-to-access storage compartments will help him carry all the line, lure and accessories he needs.






5. Bass Pro Shops® Brawler Spinning Rod and Reel Combos. Give dad a world-class tag team when it comes to hooking, fighting, and landing freshwater fish with the Bass Pro Shops® Brawler spinning rod and reel combos. He’ll love the Brawler spinning rod built with backbone, action, and sensitivity in mind. And the Brawler spinning reel is a finely tuned lightweight fighter that will help dad hold his own against all finned challengers. Customer rating 5 out of 5 stars. Customers are saying this is the best purchase for the money!

6. RedHead® Canyon Cargo Shorts for Men. An excellent value, these popular (4.4 out of 5 customer rating) durable shorts are made of 100 percent cotton ripstop fabric and feature multiple pockets for whatever dad is doing, from hiking to working in the yard.

7. RedHead® Pathfinder Shirt for Men - Short Sleeve. Bass Pro Shops Pathfinder men's short sleeve shirt s made from 100 percent cotton that's not too thick and not too thin. We’ve made this shirt so it will feel like it’s already been broken in the first time dad wears it. Customers say this shirt is always comfortable and easy to take care of. Customer rating 4 out of 5 stars.

8. Ascend® FS12T Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak. This is what freedom looks like, sit-on-top kayak for fishing, floating and paddling. Featuring a new design, this kayak provides easier, more comfortable paddling, stability for stand-up fishing as well as a solid casting platform. Dad will love the fact there’s a ton of room for his gear that includes cupholders to cooler storage and everything in between. Customer rating 4.3 out of 5 stars exceeding expectations!

9. RedHead® Granite Peak Waterproof Hikers for Men. For dads who yearn to hit the trail, these rugged, comfortable Granite Peak men's hiking boots are a great choice. He’ll appreciate the fact they are waterproof and breathable. Plus, the comfy, removable insoles work with the lightweight, camouflage-wrapped EVA midsole to cushion the roughest of trails mile after mile. The tough, lugged rubber outsole provides great traction over uneven terrain in any weather.

10. Bass Pro Shops® Blackout Fast-Wrap Water-Resistant Watch for Men. The Bass Pro Shops Blackout Fast-Wrap water-resistant watch is built for outdoorsy dads. This sleek, modern style watch is shock and water resistant so it’s ideal for water sports, fishing and anytime wear. The midnight black watch is accented with orange dots and easy-to-read white hands.

11. Oculus® 7.0 10x25 Compact Binoculars. Treat dad to high-powered viewing in an easy-to-carry design with this compact binocular. Sheathed in a protective, shock-absorbing rubber armor for long-term durability, the Oculus 7.0 10x25 delivers a crisp, clear, bright view every time. When the big moment comes, dad won’t have to worry about these binoculars fogging up. They are nitrogen-purged, fogproof, and 100 percent waterproof.

12. RedHead® 4-Sided Layered Foam Archery Targets. Dad knows that practice makes perfect especially when it comes to bowhunting. To do that, he needs the long-lasting RedHead all-purpose archery target. This durable target features layer upon layer of tough, high-density foam. It’s designed for four-sided shooting with the black sides designed for broadheads and field points and the green sides for field tips only. Customer reviews: sweet buy, works great, value for the money rated 3.6 out of 5 stars.


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Tammy Sapp

Tammy Sapp has worked as an outdoor writer, photographer and communications professional throughout her 26-year career. She worked for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for more than a decade before accepting the challenge to grow the communications department for the National Wild Turkey Federation. Today, she coordinates communications efforts for Bass Pro Shops, the outdoor retail leader in hunting, camping, nature gifts, and outdoor cooking. An avid hunter, angler, paddler and recreational shooter, Tammy has a passion for conservation and sharing our outdoor traditions.


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