January 2014 Gear Guide

Cold-weather gear
There's no reason to suffer through a cold waterfowl hunt ever again. The DU Newsletter editorial team has chosen various levels of quality cold-weather gear for any hunter or situation. From base layers to gloves, this is the gear that will get you through the late season.  

Cabela's Outfitter's Berber Fleece Series WindShear™ Jacket — Regular

Cabela's Outfitter's Berber fleece provides wind-breaking warmth and is designed for layering.  

Features:
  • Breathable to let perspiration vapor escape 
  • WindShear lining to block out heat-robbing winds 
  • Two zippered handwarmer pockets and rib-knit hem and cuffs
  • Chest sizes: M-3XL
  • Camo patterns: Outfitter Camo™, Outfitter Brown™
For more information, visit www.cabelas.com

Under Armour Men's Skysweeper Wind Hoodie

Under Armour's waterproof hoodie offers all the warmth needed from a jacket, with the comfort of a hooded sweatshirt. 

Features:
  • Waterproof and windproof
  • Shooting shoulders help prevent your firearm from slipping 
  • Large front storage pocket
  • Neoprene cuffs to seal out water
  • 100% machine-washable polyester
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com.
 

Cabela's A.G.O. Waterfowl Rainwear Jacket

Don't let the rain ruin your hunt. The A.G.O. Waterfowl Rainwear jacket is a must for waterfowlers facing a downpour. 

Features:
  • Waterproof, brushed tricot shell 
  • Breathable, moisture-wicking mesh lining
  • Front zipper with snap-close storm flap
  • Elastic sleeve cuffs and bottom
  • Two handwarmer pockets
  • Attached hood
  • Sizes: M-3XL
  • Camo patterns: Seclusion 3D® Backwaters®, Seclusion 3D® Backwaters Snow
For more information, visit www.cabelas.com

Próis® Women's Elevation Jacket

Próis offers outdoorswomen the opportunity to be comfortable no matter what the weather may bring. 

Features:
  • Cut for women 
  • Breathable
  • Waterproof laminate 
  • Tricot lining for easy layering 
  • Sizes: XS-XL
  • Camo pattern: Mothwing Mountain Mimicry®
For more information, visit www.proishunting.com

Midwest PVC Decoy Glove 

Cold-weather decoy retrieval is nearly impossible without protection for your hands. Scoop up decoys and protect your fingers with Midwest PVC Decoy Gloves.

Features:
  • Layer of 100-gram Thinsulate insulation lies between lining and shell, along with a thin layer of foam and waterproof PVC 
  • 100% polyester lining
  • 100% acrylic cuff wraps
  • Textured PVC palm patch extends up the thumb, index and middle fingers for enhanced gripping power in wet or slick conditions
For more information, visit www.cabelas.com

Drake Waterfowl Women's LST Eqwader 3-in-1 Plus 2 Wader Coat 

Drake Waterfowl offers a high-quality wader coat for female waterfowlers. Stay in the field longer and enjoy the hunt while staying warm and dry. 

Features:
  • Spring-open shell pouches 
  • Magnetic call pocket and license key pocket on shell and liner 
  • Call separator 
  • Deep-water hand-warmer pocket 
  • 100% waterproof, windproof and breathable Refuge HS™ fabric with HyperShield Technology™
  • Double-layer, adjustable neoprene cuffs on shell
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com.
 

Under Armour ColdGear Base 4.0 Thermal Leggings 

Base layers are the most crucial ingredient when dressing for cold weather. Under Armour's ColdGear base layers are a great way to remain warm, even on the coldest days. 

Features:
  • Four-way stretch construction improves range of motion and dries faster 
  • Soft, moisture-wicking interior regulates your core temperature, keeping you dry and comfortable 
  • Anti-odor technology prevents the growth of odor-causing microbes to keep your leggings fresher, longer 
  • Smooth flatlock seams and raglan sleeves prevent chafing 
For more information, visit www.cabelas.com

Avery Lightweight Fleece Neck Gaiter 

The Avery Lightweight Fleece Neck Gaiter keeps your neck and face warm when the wind in howling. 

Features:
  • Single-layer poly fleece
  • Compact for easy storage
  • Square design fits under collars
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com.

Browning Dirty Bird Insulated Camouflage Hunting Bibs

When waders aren't necessary, Browning's Dirty Bird Insulated Bibs will keep you dry in the field all day. Ideal for field hunters, these bibs break the wind and offer the extra layer of warmth needed for spending the day in a layout blind. 

Features:
  • Realtree Max-4® camo
  • Waterproof, breathable fabric shell 
  • PrimaLoft® SYNERGY insulation for extra warmth 
  • Overlay protection on the seat, knees and inner cuff for extra protection 
  • Two-way side and front zippers with storm flaps
  • Rib-knit side gussets
  • Elasticized shoulder straps with cam lock buckles 
  • One zippered rear pocket and one zippered chest pocket
For more information, visit www.cabelas.com