Having a versatile and effective watch while you’re on the hunt allows you to track where animals are going, allows you to navigate new or difficult terrain, keep an eye on the weather and a number of other jobs.
Suunto Spartan Ultra HR
The Suunto Spartan Ultra HR is a high-performing and very durable adventure watch. Although not specifically designed for hunting, it is one of the best adventure watches on the market and is built strong and tough.
It comes with GPS/GLONASS for constant tracking of your route, the watch also has a 26-hour battery life, giving you plenty of power for a full day of use. The versatility of the watch allows you to also use it for a multitude of other sports and activities.
An Apple Watch may not be the first thing you think of when you hear hunting watches, but there is a very good reason it is on our list, the App Store. You are able to download all of your favorite hunting apps without having to buy a watch that has one or two of them.
The App Store will become your best friend for hunting, you need a weather tracking app? Download one, you need a map of a particular area you want to explore? Download it. The incredible build quality is secondary compared to the incredible versatility.
Timex Men’s Expedition
The Timex Men’s Expedition is a durable and rugged watch made for the outdoors, no need to worry about damaging it on the trail or in the bush, it is shock resistant to I.S.O standards and water-resistant to 200m
This watch is simple, with relatively basic features, but it is incredibly reliable and durable. It is comfortable to wear with the nylon strap being soft and very flexible, and very durable resin case can take a beating.
The Luminox Men’s Evo Navy Seal watch is another simple yet brilliant watch that is made for the outdoorsman. It features illuminated hour markers and hands, allowing you to tell the time even in pitch black darkness.
This nighttime illumination also allows you to use your watch as a rudimentary compass if you were to get lost, and the watch is also built to last, with the 44 mm Polyurethane case being able to take a hit. The watch is also water-resistant up to 200m.
Lad Weather Sport Watch
This watch by Lad Weather has everything you may need for a hunting trip. It has a weather forecast feature, an altimeter, a barometer, a digital compass and a thermometer. You won’t need your smartphone to find out any important details if you have this watch.
The watch is made with a very durable and comfortable strap, with the case of the watch being strong and able to handle any situation. It also features a backlit face for nighttime, and a power saving mode to ensure you always have battery.
Pro Trek Men’s PAG240T-7
The Pro Trek Men’s PAG240T-7 is a solar powered adventure watch that features a triple sensor. This sensor provides you with an altimeter, a barometer, a thermometer, and compass information.
The watch has a 51mm stainless steel case with mineral dial window. The watch also has world-time which offers the time from 31 different time zones, it has a battery power indicator, as well as power-saving functions.
The Core is another brilliant watch from Suunto. Once again, it is designed for the outdoorsman and features the same incredible build quality that Suunto is known for and all the features you will need for a day or weekend out in the wild.
The watch features an altimeter that will help you keep track of your elevation and ascent and descent. The barometer and air pressure reader will help you track any sudden changes in the weather, and use the compass to get from point A to point B with ease.
Garmin Fenix 5X
The Fenix 5X from Garmin is one of the more expensive adventure watches on our list, but it is most definitely worth the price. This smartwatch has everything you need for a hunt or for any other outdoor adventure activity.
The watch is encased with a very rugged stainless steel case, with stainless steel bezels and buttons. It also has GPS and GLONASS, meaning you can travel and track every single route you may want to take, even the ones that GPS struggles with.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
The Fenix 5X may be the most expensive watch on our list, but the Traverse Alpha could quite possibly be the best. This watch is designed for hunters and has features that every hunter needs.
The watch is fitted with automatic shot detection technology. This allows the watch to make a mark on a map telling you where and when you made a shot. The watch is made with a scratch-resistant sapphire glass.
Casio Men’s Pro Trek
The Pro Trek from Casio is another smartwatch on our list. The watch works with Android Wear 2.0. The watch features a full-color map display and offline use that allows you to download map data.
The watch is fully compatible with any smartphone running Android software. It has built-in quad-sensors that provide real-time notifications on activity, tracking, altimeter, barometer and compass readings, without ever having to use your phone.
These watches are made to help any and all outdoorsmen. No matter what you do, hiking, kayaking, camping, or in this case hunting, these watches are built to last and have all the features you need for a day out in the wilderness.