Ringing in the new year in a waterfowl blind is a tradition for many hunters across the country, but the new year also has brought an onslaught of arctic blasts that continue to push waterfowl south. The items included in this month's gear guide can help fight off the bitter January chill as hunters wrap up the 2009-'10 waterfowl season.
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Yamaha ATV Storage Cover
Covering your ATV for winter? Protect it with the Yamaha ATV Storage Cover. For more information, go to www.yamaha-motor.com.
Realtree Hardwoods® Camouflage. Fits '07-'09 Grizzly 450/350 IRS, '07-'08 Grizzly 400, '07 Big Bear 250, '03-'06 Kodiak, '03-'06 Big Bear 400, '04-'06 Bruin and '99-'04 Bear Tracker.
Bushnell Backtrack GPS Locator
Finding your way back at the end of the day is as easy as pushing a button and following an arrow. Utilizing GPS technology in its most basic format, BackTrack has only two buttons and stores up to three locations—just mark it and forget it until it's time to return. At the end of the day, select your location and the BackTrack displays direction and distance to travel. Use it to find your car in a crowded parking lot, your tree stand or the trailhead, even to rendezvous with your group. It's extremely compact and stows conveniently in your pocket, pack or purse.
- Store and locate up to three locations
- Utilizes the latest digital technology:
- High sensitivity SiRF Star III GPS receiver
- Self-calibrating digital compass
- Weather resistant
- Operates on 2 AAA batteries (not included)
- Compact size stores easily in your pocket or purse
- Lanyard included for easy carrying
Learn more at www.bushnell.com.
Avery Fleece Handwarmer
Keep your hands warm, no matter the conditions. Soft 13-oz. camo spun poly fleece on the outside is layered against 9-oz. black fleece on the inside and 100 grams of Thinsulate® insulation in the middle for added warmth. This handwarmer has plenty of room for even the biggest hands, with a belt that expands to 60". A large front zippered pocket holds heat packs, keys, bullets and more. Available in Mossy Oak® New Break-Up®.
Learn more at www.averyoutdoors.com.
Haydel's Short Reed Snow Goose Call
Get ready for the Light Goose Conservation Order with Haydel's Snow Goose Call. It's a new short-reed style call for snows. Very easy to blow, it creates all the sounds snow geese make. The Haydel Snow Goose Call duplicates several different voices to make your spread come to life. Double O rings and lanyard included.
More information is available at www.haydels.com.