Yes, it is that time of year again and what to get the Hunter on your gift list? GPS units and related items are very popular with hunter now. So, why not get them a hunting GPS or accessories. You may consider one of the following ideas.
1. Best Hunting GPS Units – The best hunting GPS units are the Garmin 60CSX, Garmin eTrex Vista HCX, and the Garmin Rino 530. All of these models are great for hunting. Each model has an electronic compass which all hunters love because they can get their bearing while sitting still in a tree stand or ground blind. The Garmin Rino 530 HCX is also a two-way radio so you can keep in touch with other hunters and use the pin-point reporting feature to let other Rino users in your hunting group know exactly where you are at.
2 Best Hunting GPS Accessories – The best GPS accessories for hunters are a good carrying case, a lanyard, and a holster. These accessories will protest the GPS from scrapes as well as keep the GPS handy for use by the hunter. If you have chosen the Garmin eTrex Vista HCX you could get a couple MicroSD cards for the hunter to load specific hunting maps onto. Or if you have chosen the Garmin Rino HCX, an earbud with microphone is great for hunter so they don’t make noise when using the radio feature.
3. Best Hunting GPS Software – The best GPS software for hunters is a great topographical map such as Garmin Mapsource Topo 2008. This will show terrain contours, topo elevations, trails, rural roads, and springs. Every hunter will love that advantage of hunting with a GPS with loaded Topo maps to help find them the best hunting spots.
4. Best Hunting GPS Instructional DVD’s – When a hunter gets a new GPS unit they want to learn how to use it quickly so they can use it on their next hunt. Bennett video has produced excellent how-to DVD’s for all the most popular GPS unit. The hunter on your gift list will learn how to mark waypoints, and make routes and tracks in no time at all with the help of one of these instructional DVD’s.
So, as you can see if you pick a GPS related gift for the hunter on your gift list this year they will enjoy it on every hunting trip through out the year.