Posts Tagged ‘holiday shopping’

Holiday Shopping for Dear Ol’ Dad

Monday, November 30th, 2009

With Christmas less than a month away, it’s time to start shopping for friends and family. While I enjoy finding the perfect gift for those on my list, for me, shopping for my father is always the most difficult. Thankfully, Coast has an immensely helpful article on finding the perfect gift for your dad, no matter what type of man he is. It’s called “Holiday Gift Ideas for D-A-D” and provides a number of gift options for dads of all kinds.

For instance, there are gifts for the “If-It-Ain’t-Broke-Don’t-Fix-It Dad,” the “If-It-Ain’t-Broke-Fix-It-Anyway Dad,” the “Real Man,” the “Sportsman,” and the “Strong, Silent Type.” I’m sure your father fits into at least one of these categories because, well, my dad fits into more than one.

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Hunting/Fishing Licenses: The Perfect Gift

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

odfw_logoI mentioned yesterday the value of shopping online this holiday season. Finding the right gift for your outdoorsman can sometimes be difficult in conventional malls and department stores, which is why the Internet poses such a valuable alternative. For instance, yesterday, I noted how Coast offers a variety of hunting and fishing equipment including reliable LED products and quality knives. Today, however, I was reminded of another perfectly suitable gift for the hunter or fisherman in your life that can be found online as well: a license. According to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), hunting and fishing licenses for 2010 go on sale December 1, giving you plenty of time to make your purchase without setting a foot inside those busy stores.

For $55, you can get a new Juvenile Resident Sports Pac that allows 12 to 17 year olds to fish, hunt, crab and clam all year long. Adult anglers and hunters can get the same experiences with an Adult Sports Pac for $164.75. And senior citizens can get a fishing license for $15 and a hunting license for $13.75. Additionally, raffle tickets start at $4.50 for any hunter who wants an extra chance to hunt big game during an extended season and in an expanded hunt area.

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