July 2014 Gear Guide: Blind Bags

The next generation of blind bags

Selecting the perfect blind bag is a process of trial and error. The best bag for one hunter may not suit another hunter's needs. From traditional bags and backpacks to waterproof satchels, find your perfect blind bag this year.


Tenzing Outdoors WF-13

Tenzing Outdoors' WF13 blind bag comes equipped with a built-in duck strap, hard bottom, multiple pockets for storage needs, and an attached hand warmer.

Features

  • Waterproof EVA base
  • Heavy-duty Duraflex buckles
  • 600-denier exterior with PVC waterproofing
  • 27 total compartments and pockets
  • 16 shotshell loops
  • Choke tube wrench pocket
  • Storm-shield cover
  • Pull-out hand muff and heater pocket
  • Clear cell-phone pocket for easy viewing

For more information, visit www.tenzingoutdoors.com.

Watershed Largo Tote Dry Bag

Watershed's Largo Tote Dry Bag provides the essential waterproof, weatherproof protection needed to ensure that valuables remain dry while waterfowling. This bag is ideal for boat hunters and timber hunters searching for a dry bag.

Features

  • Extra-long, rugged carrying handles
  • Optional laptop liner
  • Wide-opening zip accommodates almost all laptops
  • Keeps your gear dry

For more information, visit www.drybags.com.

Cabela's Northern Flight™ Ultimate Blind Bag II

Cabela's Ultimate Blind Bag is the offspring of the original Northern Flight bag, with improvements based on extensive in-the-field research. Designed with the gear-toting waterfowler in mind, the multiple pockets and pocket sizes create a perfect storage place for each item.

Features

  • Constructed of heavy-duty 900-denier nylon
  • New bungee system
  • Removable game straps on shoulder strap
  • Waterproof hard bottom
  • Zippers have quiet-pull tabs for easy opening/closing with one pull

Sizes

  • Medium: 18"L x 11"W x 12"H. Plastic bottom: 8-1/2"L x 11-3/4"W
  • Large: 23"L x 11-1/2"W x 11"H. Plastic bottom: 10-3/8" L x 17-1/4"W
  • Magnum: 30"L x 14"W x 15"H. Plastic bottom: 11-3/4"L x 23-3/4"W

For more information, visit www.cabelas.com.

Banded Air Blind Bag

Banded's Air Blind Bag offers the space and durability for all your hunting essentials. The 648 cubic inches of storage capacity allows room to carry a few boxes of shells, and anything else considered a must-have.


Features

  • 900-denier polyester
  • Armored bottom
  • Closed-cell flotation foam
  • Carry handle and padded shoulder strap for easy transport
  • Dimensions: 10"L x 8"W x 8"H
  • Weight: 14 oz.
  • Camo patterns: Realtree MAX-5™ and Realtree MAX-4®

For more information, visit www.banded.com.

Herter's® Quick Hit Timber Bag

The messenger-style Quick Hit Timber Bag from Herter's was designed as a lightweight blind bag but is spacious enough for more than just the essentials.

Features

  • Multiple zippered pockets
  • Adjustable shoulder strap
  • Convenient carry handle positioned on top of fold-over flap
  • Dimensions: 12"L x 5"W x 7.5"H
  • Capacity: 450 cubic inches
  • Camo pattern: Mossy Oak® Shadow Grass Blades®

Avery Outdoors – Pro Grade Blind Bag

Get everything in and out of the field, with the Avery Outdoors Pro Grade Blind bag. This spacious-yet-convenient blind bag has pockets and straps for any gear item you may need.


Features

  • DuraMax™ exterior
  • Dimensions: 18"L x 11"W x 11"D
  • ABT™ shoulder pad
  • Adjustable shoulder strap
  • Flex-Grip™ carry handle
  • Easy-Grip™ zipper pulls
  • Double-lined for total protection
  • Elastic call loops
  • Huge cargo pockets
  • Closed-cell foam flotation
  • Camo patterns: KW-1® and BuckBrush®

For more information, visit www.mackspw.com.

Tanglefree Ultimate Backpack

Looking to make a long trek into duck country? Tanglefree's Ultimate Backpack may be your answer. This rugged pack has enough room and support to pack anything and everything you might need for a day in the field.

Features

  • Five large outside storage pockets
  • Inside zippered pocket
  • Two detachable bird-carrying straps
  • Vinyl bottom
  • Rubber-grip carrying handle
  • Tree or deer stand belt
  • Constructed of 600-denier nylon
  • Dimensions: 14" x 10" x 19"

For more information, visit www.tanglefree.com.

Rig'Em Right™ Swamp Doctor™ Blind Bag

Rig'Em Right's™ Swamp Doctor™ Floating Blind Bags and gear bags are built for the prepared waterfowler. Designed for simplicity, the spacious bags provide the must-have room and carrying capacity for anything a day in the field may present. Available in Standard and XL sizes.

For more information, visit www.rigemright.com.

Beretta – Wax Wear Field Bag

Beretta's Wax Wear Field Bag was designed to keep your gear afloat, no matter the situation. Built to last, this field bag floats when loaded down with six boxes of shells. The spacious bag provides security and durability for your blind bag essentials.

Features

  • Wax Wear fabric has no oily finish or smell
  • Floats fully loaded with six boxes of shells
  • Sturdy all-brass hardware
  • Waterproof flap opening
  • Leather carrying handle for added durability
  • Comfort-curved, anti-slip shoulder strap

For more information, visit www.gandermountain.com.