December 2011 Waterfowl Gear Guide

Waterfowler's Wish List
The Holiday Gear Guide is your go-to resource for the waterfowl hunters on your holiday gift list. Whether you are searching for a gift to last a lifetime, or merely piecing together several stocking stuffers, the E-Newsletter Editorial Team has some great suggestions this holiday season. Enjoy this selection of waterfowling and conservation gifts, and on behalf of all of us at DU, happy holidays and thank you for your support!


Remington® VERSA MAX™

The VERSA MAX is Remington's newest addition to the waterfowling world. Proven in the field and in extreme tests of endurance with thousands of test rounds, it cycles all 12-gauge loads with ultimate consistency, softer recoil and less maintenance than you've ever experienced. Any load. Anywhere. Every time.

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Game Winner™ Hunting Gear Realtree Max 4 Floating Gear Bag 

Stow your gear in the Game Winner™ Hunting Gear Floating Gear Bag, which is made of water-resistant polyester material with PVC and EVA backing for durability. A roomy main compartment with 2 adjustable dividers, sunglasses case sewn to the side of the bag, and 3 large external pockets offer ample storage space. An elongated top pocket can hold a coffee canister. The handle and shoulder strap are padded for comfortable carrying. 

Visit www.academy.com for a full assortment of waterfowl essentials.

GHG Grand Prairie Decoys & Bag Harvester Pack

The GHG Grand Prairie Harvester Pack helps add realism to your decoy spread. Full-body mallard decoys combined with the RealMotion System offer a sense of security for wary birds in multiple hunting scenarios. With this combo pack you get: 
  • 4 - GHG Full Body Active Mallard Duck Drake Decoys
  • 4 - GHG Full Body Feeder Mallard Duck Drake Decoys
  • 2 - GHG Full Body Active Mallard Duck Hen Decoys
  • 2 - GHG Full Body Feeder Mallard Duck Hen Decoys
  • 1 - Avery Full Body Duck 12 Slot Decoy Bag
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com

Coleman® CPX™ 6 Ultra High Power LED Spotlight

Waterfowlers need reliable lighting in the early-morning hours when boating or dealing with gear. This LED spotlight, rechargeable or battery powered, offers 250 lumens and 50 hours of runtime.
  • CPX™ system means you can operate on included battery cartridge and 4 "D" batteries (batteries not included), or the rechargeable power cartridge (sold separately)
  • High-power, water resistant Cree® XP-C™ LED
  • 300-meter beam distance on high
  • Folding handle for compact storage
  • Four locking handle positions to help aim the spotlight
  • LED will never need to be replaced
  • RealTree® AP camouflage pattern
For more information, visit www.coleman.com.

Avery® Ruff™ Dog Marsh Stand

Get your retriever out of the water and onto the Avery Ruff Dog Marsh Stand. The platform provides retrievers an opportunity to make visual marks and stay dry when hunting marshes or flooded timber.
  • Engineered using hundreds of hours of testing results 
  • Handles everything from potholes to flooded timber 
  • Built using a strong aluminum frame 
  • Supported by 24" x 26" nonslip PVC platform 
  • Concealed by Killerweed camo, carry handle and shoulder strap 
  • It will support up to 150 lbs., yet weighs only 15 lbs. 
  • Height adjusts from 22" to 36"
  • Collapses down to 2-1/8" thick in seconds
For more information, visit www.cabelas.com.

Hodgman® Dura-Mag® 1000 3.5mm Neoprene Chest Wader with Boot

A good pair of waders provides security and comfort when dealing with cold-weather hunting conditions. Replace old waders this holiday season with Hodgman's Dura-Mag 1000. These chest waders offer protection from the cold and durability for any situation.
  • Fleece-lined 3.5-mm neoprene upper with Dura-Stretch® coating 
  • Adjustable "H"-style suspenders with quick-release buckles 
  • Top-entry chest pocket with fleece-lined hand warmer 
  • 2 accessory D-rings 
  • Reinforced knees 
  • Rubber boots with cleated outsoles, 1,000-gram Thinsulate™ Ultra Insulation & wool felt midsoles
For more information, visit www.hodgman.com.

DU Membership: Give the gift that gives back to the ducks!

A DU membership is the perfect gift idea for the waterfowl hunter or conservationist who has everything. Gift memberships include:
  • DU membership card
  • 2 unique decals (one duck head and one DU shield)
  • 6 bimonthly issues of Ducks Unlimited magazine
  • Access to the members-only section of the DU website
  • The DU Field & Tackle Bag—keep it for yourself or send it to your friend!
Give someone you love a DU gift membership today!

Rich-N-Tone MicroGoose

The MicroGoose call is the perfect stocking stuffer for the Canada goose hunter on your list. At nearly 4" long, this call produces all the right sounds, from high and raspy to low and deep. The unique call design allows the operator greater range with maximum flexibility not found in calls nearly twice the size.

For more information, visit www.rntcalls.com

Tanglefree Blind Stool

The blind stool is the perfect seat for any pit blind, boat blind or deer stand. It allows the hunter to swivel 360 degrees and has an adjustable, padded, seat and back rest for those long days in the blind.
  • 12 lbs.
  • Swivels 360 degrees
  • 13" height adjustment
  • Seat adjusts from 17" - 30" off the ground
  • Padded seat and back rest
  • Detachable back support
For more information, visit www.tanglefree.com.



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