With the season on the horizon, make way for some new products that will improve your chances for success. This month's gear guide features many unique products that will take your hunting experience to the next level. Get ready because the countdown has begun!
Buck Gardner Teal Call
Blue-winged, green-winged and cinnamon teal are known for their high speed and erratic twists and turns as they fly low over a decoy spread. They are favorites with hunters because of the challenge they present. After the teal buzz your decoys that first time, count on Buck Gardner's Teal Call to get their attention and bring them back into your spread.
- Imitate the shrill, sharp quacks of the teal hen
- Tuned by Buck Gardner's "Pro Staff Tuners"
- Spit Tech: Blows when wet
- Custom-fitted band
- Constructed from tough polycarbonate
- Made in the USA
For more information, visit www.buckgardner.com
Drake Waterfowl Knee Boots
Made for trekking through the toughest, nastiest terrain, the Drake Waterfowl® MST™ Knee High Wading Boots for men feature waterproof rubber uppers, 5mm neoprene lining for added comfort and warmth, athletic traction sole for better stability and traction in slippery environments, EVA midsole and calf adjustment straps. Color: Realtree MAX-4™. Average weight per pair: 4 lb. 12 oz. Imported.
- Made for slogging through swampy terrain
- Waterproof rubber uppers
- 5mm neoprene lining for added comfort and warmth
- Athletic traction sole for better stability and traction in slippery environments
- EVA midsole
- Calf adjustment straps
For more information, visit www.drakewaterfowl.com
Zink Calls Power Maximus Goose Call
The high-performance Zink Calls Power Maximus goose call is designed with the new easy-blowing tone channel, which allows even a novice goose caller to produce the quality sound needed to put "honkers" in the decoys. This call features a molded polycarbonate end piece for a great look and years of use. Available in Black or Smoke.
For more information, visit www.zinkcalls.com
Whether you're fishing, hunting the early season or simply hanging out in the outdoors, ThermaCell helps keep mosquitoes and other insects at bay. The newest addition to the company's award-winning roster is the outdoor lantern, which is up to 98 percent effective at repelling mosquitoes, black flies and no-see-ums. The mosquito repellent operates off a single butane cartridge, which lasts up to 12 hours. This portable lantern includes eight LED lights.
For more information, visit www.thermacell.com
Plano Bucket-top StowAway
Waterfowl hunters who are always on the move may want to take a look at Plano's new Bucket-top StowAway shot shell storage unit. The Bucket-top fits on top of most 5-gallon buckets and features removable trays that allow for bulk shot shell storage—or a place to put your ham sandwich and cookie. The Bucket-top, which is forest green with a clear top, has 14 storage compartments.
For more information, visit www.planomolding.com or www.basspro.com
Avery Expandable Field Bag
Made exactly like the Avery Expandable Guide's Bag, only 35 percent larger! With an exterior shell constructed from rugged PVC-backed 900D polyester, this three-pocket "carryall" bag offers more than 1,000 cubic inches of water-resistant storage in its removable water-tight inner liner and can be expanded to more than 1,200 cubic inches of storage space in seconds. Other features include an adjustable shoulder strap with Avery-exclusive ABT Shoulder Pad, padded Quick-Carry handle, three elastic choke tube holders, a zippered mesh pocket on the inside of the top fold-over flap, two heavy-duty D-rings for attaching duck straps and other clip-on accessories and the embroidered Ducks Unlimited logo. Unexpanded measurements are 15"W x 5"D x 13.5"H. Available in Mossy Oak Shadow Grass and New Break-Up.
For more information, visit www.averyoutdoors.com.