January 2017 Gear Guide

Gear for the Late Season

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Photo © Dean Davenport

Waterfowlers are nearing the end of the regular duck season, but it's not over yet. Late-season hunting comes with extreme conditions and fantastic rewards. This collection of gear will help finish the 2016-2017 duck season on a high note and prepare you for next year. 

Banded White River Insulated Gloves

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Banded's White River Insulated Gloves are designed to keep your hands warm and dry in the coldest, wettest conditions. These comfortable yet durable gloves come with genuine leather palms, 10 ounces of insulation, a hook-and-loop cinch wrist strap, and drawcord cuffs to keep out water and mud. banded.com 

Under Armour Storm Skysweeper Insulated Parka

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Under Armour's Storm Skysweeper Insulated Parka sheds water and blocks cold winds without sacrificing comfort and mobility. This high-tech parka has a 100-percent waterproof and breathable outer shell, which is lined with 300-gram PrimaLoft insulation. Other features include fully taped seams, two-way zippered chest pockets, built-in shell loops, and fleece-lined handwarmer pockets. underarmour.com 

Cabela's SuperMag Waders

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Cabela's SuperMag Waders, which are built to stand up to extreme cold, are constructed with a 5-millimeter neoprene shell that is reinforced with puncture-resistant Armor-Flex material. These durable waders come with a quick-detaching ammo pouch with 24 shell loops, and the boots are insulated with 1,600-gram Thinsulate for all-day comfort and warmth. cabelas.com

Avery Outdoors Fleece Yukon Hood

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Made for hunting in bitter-cold conditions, Avery Outdoors' Fleece Yukon Hood will protect your head, neck, and ears from the elements. Featuring a soft tricot lining and elastic drawstrings, this fleece garment is waterproof and windproof. averyoutdoors.com 

Klean Kanteen Insulated Bottles and Tumblers

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Kleen Kanteen offers a variety of stainless steel insulated bottles and tumblers, including an 8-ounce tumbler with accompanying lid and a 16-ounce, twist-top, leak-proof bottle. kleankanteen.com 

Clam Nordic Sled

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Clam, a manufacturer of rugged ice fishing equipment, offers the Nordic Sled, an all-purpose, 100 percent polyethylene gear hauler. Designed to withstand the most extreme conditions, the medium Nordic Sled offers 15 cubic feet of storage for decoys, blinds bags, and other waterfowling necessities. A hitch mount and pro-series tow hitch are sold separately. clamoutdoors.com  

Hobie 2017 Mirage Outback Camo Kayak

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The Hobie Mirage Outback Camo Package is a 12-foot 1-inch pedal-driven kayak that has everything wanted in a fishing or hunting kayak. It features the new Mirage Drive 180 which offers hands-free propulsion in both forward and reverse and the Vantage CT seating system with three height options along with the ability to recline. The Camo Outback has been upgraded with Mirage turbo fins and the large rudder blade for more power and control, and features improved foot pedals. hobiefishing.com