Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For That Special Sportswoman

The following press release is courtesy of Traditions Media:



Last-Minute Mother’s Day

Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Mom 

Minneapolis, MN (March 8, 2018) – Saying you’ve been busy fishing or turkey hunting won’t cut it as an excuse for forgetting Mother’s Day. Now that we’ve sent you into panic mode (yes, Mother’s Day is this weekend), don’t sweat it. Here’s our list of great gift ideas the outdoorsy moms in your life will love. Guaranteed.

Howard Leight Impact Sport Hearing Protection

Help Mom protect her hearing on the shooting range or in the field with the lightweight and comfortable Impact Sport folding electronic earmuff from Howard Leight. Featuring a Sleek, extremely low profile earcup design that allows full clearance while shouldering a firearm, Impact Sport automatically shuts off loud impulse noise to a safe 82dB, while amplifying conversation and range commands. Retail price is about $55. Learn more at


Raymarine Dragonfly™ 7PRO Sonar Display and Chartplotter

Mom will find fish like a tournament pro with the Dragonfly 7PRO – the biggest and brightest Dragonfly ever. The built-in GPS chartplotter is compatible with her choice of Navionics, C-MAP or Raymarine LightHouse charts, while Dragonfly’s wide-spectrum CHIRP DownVision™ sonar delivers sharp, photo-like images and best-in-class fish targeting. The Dragonfly 7PRO features built-in Wi-Fi to stream sonar data right to Mom’s smartphone or tablet, while its 7-inch, all weather, optically bonded display allows her to spend less time worrying and more time catching fish. MSRP starts at $469.99. Learn more at

Flambeau Portage Sling

Featuring extreme durability and refined aesthetics, the Portage Series from Flambeau is the ultimate line of softside tackle storage bags. Mom will love the Portage Sling, a grab-and-go, ambidextrous single-sling tackle pack that holds ample tackle in the included WP4005 Ultimate Waterproof Tuff Tainer. The versatile and water-resistant Portage Sling offers additional interior space for bulk storage of small angling essentials or an additional 4000 series Tuff Tainer. MSRP is $39.60. Learn more at


Seaguar Finesse Fluorocarbon Line

Light line. Big fish. No problem. Ultra sensitive and soft, clear Seaguar Finesse fluorocarbon fishing line is constructed with an exclusive double-structure process combining two custom Seaguar fluorocarbon resins to create a line with smaller diameters and exceptional knot and tensile strength. Mom will appreciate its soft and supple feel with low memory, making it a great choice for finesse applications. Available in 5.2, 6.2, 7.3 and 8.4 lb. tests, Seaguar Finesse retails for around $28 for a 150-yard spool. Learn more at

BUFF® Technical Headband

Mom will look and feel great while sporting one of these comfortable BUFF Headbands, available in a huge array of statement-making colors and patterns. The Headband offers hair and sweat management for outdoor recreation or just hanging out. COOLMAX® Pro performance fabric dries fast and wicks moisture away, while keeping Mom cool. Polygiene treatment is added to resist odors, and like all BUFF apparel, the technical Headband offers 95% UV protection. MSRP is $15. Learn more at


Popticals has redefined sunglasses for fishing. Polarized NYDEF™ nylon lenses made for Popticals by Carl Zeiss Zeiss offer the same optical clarity as glass while remaining 18% lighter in weight than polycarbonate lenses used in most other sunglasses. Popticals allow you sharper details beneath the surface of the water so you can see and catch more fish.

To keep the lenses from getting scratched and broken when not in use, Popticals use their award-winning and patented portable design to stay Safe in the Case™. The FL2 Micro-Rail System® allows the glasses to compact down and fit inside a small, durable case for convenient storage. Pack Small. Live Big.

FLIR Scout TK Thermal Monocular

Whether walking through a dark parking lot, responding to a bump in the night or roaming the backwoods, Mom will greatly appreciate increased situational awareness afforded by the FLIR Scout TK thermal monocular. This pocket-sized device allows users to detect people and animals over 100 yards away in total darkness or full sunlight using thermal-imaging technology. Simple to use, with still image and video recording, Scout TK is the perfect companion. Retail price is about $599. Learn more at

Ocean Kayak Malibu Pedal

Help Mom dive feet first into her passion for the outdoors with the Ocean Kayak Malibu Pedal. The 12-foot vessel features an advanced PDL Drive System that makes for a fresh new kayaking experience. It’s fun, zippy, stable and has turn-on-a-dime performance in forward or reverse. A kid’s jumpseat makes family outings a breeze, and it even has plenty of room to bring the dog for a complete family adventure. The PDL Drive System is capable of reaching 5.5 MPH with an impressive 10.3:1 gear ratio for efficient pedaling. The PDL Drive mounts into the Malibu Pedal in seconds and in shallow water it can tip up to its docking position in an instant. The pedals are padded for barefoot comfort and grip, while the Element Beach Seat (EBS) features a mesh storage pocket underneath, a slide-lock seat adjustment system and backrest adjustment straps for total comfort. The PDL Drive System console also doubles as splash resistant storage with a 6-inch access hatch. The Ocean Kayak Malibu Pedal is available in Ahi, Envy, Sea Glass, and Sunrise at an MSRP of $2,199.99. 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 compliment of premium components that will elevate Mom’s fishing experience to all-new levels. Featuring a striking fuchsia-metallic finish and beautiful mother-of-pearl reel seat insert, these beauties are specialized, hard-core high-performance fishing tools with a 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. Learn more at

ScentLok OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer

Nobody likes a smelly car, especially Mom. That’s why she’ll appreciate the OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer by ScentLok. Simply plug this affordable marvel into her vehicle’s all-in-one 12V receptacle and let the odor destruction begin. The OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer is one of several powerful new OZ Active Odor Destroyers, specifically designed to emit a powerful stream of ozone molecules that seek out and destroy virtually all types of odors and bacteria in their path. Retail price is $39.99. Learn more at

iBall™ Trailer Hitch Camera

Designed to eliminate the angst of connecting truck to trailer, the new digital iBall Trailer Hitch Camera offers the most convenient means of seeing behind Mom’s rear bumper. Perfect for older vehicles without a built-in back-up camera, the iBall employs an industrial strength magnet to instantly connect to the bumper. Inside the vehicle, a 5-inch color LCD plugs into a power port via an infinitely adjustable gooseneck arm. The iBall camera an also connect to the back of an RV, boat or other metal surface, transmitting its signal to the LCD up to 100 feet away. MSRP is $169.95. Learn more at

LIVETARGET Sunfish Hollow Body

Mother’s Day means bass will be shallow, and there’s no better way to get Mom on a few fish than with topwater lures. “Without a shadow of a doubt, sunfish are a major forage base for predator bass,” noted LIVETARGET pro angler Dave Mercer. “You’ll find bluegill and sunfish around every pad bed, every dock, every piece of structure – and the LIVETARGET Sunfish Hollow Body perfectly imitates what they look like and how they behave.” Indeed, the LIVETARGET Sunfish Hollow Body expertly replicates the profile of a small, stunned sunfish that is struggling helplessly on the surface. With ten distinct color patterns to choose from, you’ll be able to easily select the LIVETARGET Sunfish Hollow Body that exactly mimics your local forage base. Retail prices range from $14.49 to $15.49 depending on size. Learn more at

Z-Man Finesse TRD

Buy Mom a few packs of the original Ned Rig bait—Z-Man’s Finesse TRD – plus a few Finesse ShroomZ jigheads – and she’ll never fail to catch fish again. The little 2.75-inch stickbait doesn’t look like much, but the bass beg to differ. Widely regarded as one of the best, most foolproof fish-catching concoctions ever created, a few 8-packs of these tough ElaZtech-formulaled baits might last for months. MSRP is $4.99 per 8-pack. Learn more at