5 gift ideas for the outdoors-loving mother

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we thought it would be helpful to ask our friends at Puglia’s Sporting Goods in Metairie for great gift ideas for the outdoors-loving mothers in our lives.

There is nothing worse than last-minute shopping; it’s stressful, and your choices are limited. This Mother’s Day, don’t be that dope, panic-buying on Saturday night or worse, Sunday morning. Whether you are shopping for your mother, your wife or your girlfriend — or any combination of the three — no mother deserves to feel like an afterthought on her special day.

Here’s the list the people at Puglia’s came up with:

Grundéns Women’s Deck Boss ankle boots

The Deck Boss collection was designed to provide anglers with comfortable, performance-driven footwear options that will outlast even the longest days on the water. A thicker insole promotes noticeable shock resistance, and the anti-microbial cooling liner will ensure you leave the typical footwear stench behind. Built-in razor siping helps move water from under the shoe, improving grip on wet surfaces, and combined with a natural gum-rubber outsole, you’ll be standing upright on deck all day long.

MSRP: $74.99

Huk Women’s Current Camo Icon X shirt

The Huk Camo Icon X long-sleeve shirt for ladies is built to perform on the water with UPF 30 sun protection and breathable, vented panels along the back, sides, and arms. Internal Cooling Element (ICE) technology causes an endothermic reaction on contact with sweat or moisture, lowering your body temperature so you stay cool. This shirt features Huk graphics on the chest, back, and left arm for a professional look. The shirt is made of a durable but lightweight, 100% polyester stretch knit that moves with you. It’s available with or without a hoodie.

MRSP: $49.99 and up

Costa Del Mar sunglasses

The hub of Southern California’s fishing, beachy and outdoors lifestyle, Del Mar, is a place of passion where the living is easy. The Costa Del Mar frame designs are laid-back and timeless. The Del Mar series polarized sunglasses come in a medium fit for everything from checking the surf to watching the ponies run, available in four lens colors.

MSRP: $189.99 and up

Toadfish Outfitters’ spatula, drink cooler, shrimp cleaning tool

The spatula has a built-in spoon rest; the shrimp cleaner deveins, peels and butterflies shrimp in one motion. The can cooler has a non-tipping feature.

MSRP: Spatula, $23.99; drink cooler, $21.99; shrimp tool, $23.99

Penn Passion combo

Take a back seat to no one when you fish the Penn Passion spinning combo. This solid setup pairs the proven performance of the Passion reel matched with a rod crafted to fit the needs of the serious female angler, so you can focus on your fishing like never before. The reel has a full metal body, sealed, with stainless steel ball bearings. The rod has WINN grips designed to fit female anglers.

MSRP: $144.99

Puglia’s Sporting Goods is located at 1925 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70005

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