February 2013 Gear Guide

Light Goose Gear Guide 
The Light Goose Conservation Order is just beginning, and there's a whole new assortment of gear for these difficult birds. Choosing from a pile of possible gear selections, we've narrowed it down to a few items that may improve your light goose hunting season.

Cabela's - E.C.W.C.S Thermal Zone® Polartec® Power Dry® Bottoms

Light goose hunters know that spring weather changes quickly and not being prepared for a 40 degree drop in temperatures could end your day. Layering is always the best plan – starting with Cabela's Extended Cold Weather Clothing System E.C.W.C.S. Thermal Zone Bottoms. 

  • Moisture-wicking, quick-drying Polartec Power Dry fabric 
  • Antimicrobial treatment keeps pants fresh 
  • Flatlock seams reduce chafing 
  • Elastic waistband and functional fly 
  • Polar Weight is 93/7 polyester/spandex; midweight and silkweight are 100% polyester  
  • Sizes: M-2XL
  • Color: Black
For more information, visit www.cabelas.com

GHG Pro-Grade Full Body Snows and Blues Goose Decoys

GreenHead Gear Pro-Grade Full Body Snows and Blues were created and tested by avid snow goose hunters. Designed to offer convenient pickup and setup, the one-piece construction also eliminates broken heads and body splits.  

  • Includes 18-inch field stakes for hunting in any environment
  • Includes RealMotionII System
  • Four unique bodies ranging from 19 – 22-1/4 inches in total length
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com.

SilloSocks Flapping Snow Goose Decoy

Movement in the decoys will make passing geese turn their heads. SilloSock Flapping Snow Goose Decoys provide a visual for high-flying geese that resembles geese jumping over each other as they feed.  

  • Mimics flapping of aggressively feeding light geese 
  • Mounts to any 1/4" pole 
  • Attaches to a 1/4" diameter 40" fiberglass pole (included). Per each. Made in the USA. 
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com.

Final Approach – Last Pass Full-Body Feeders

Adding full-body decoys for realism has been field-tested by waterfowlers for the last 10 years. For light geese, most hunters prefer nothing but full-body decoy spreads. Final Approach's Last Pass full-body feeders add an extra touch to any spread. 

  • Feeder head position 
  • Heavy-duty bodies are molded from an original sculpture by master artist Doug Eck 
  • Custom paint scheme 
  • Injection-molded Dura-Connect™ head attachment system with lifetime guarantee, featuring removable swivels for different positions 
  • Pack includes:10 Adult and 2 Juvenile 
For more information, visit www.fabrand.com.

Avery® Turtle Head Fleece Headcover

With geese staring into your decoys, keeping hands and faces hidden is a must. Stay concealed and out of the elements with Avery's Turtle Head Fleece Headcover.

  • Waterproof
  • Windproof
  • Breathable
  • Exterior neck cover is made of laminated 10-ounce polyester fleece
  • Interior is 7-ounce microfleece
  • Spandura® nylon hood offers a snug, cap-ready fit 
  • One size fits most
  • Camo pattern: KW-1™
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com.

Deadly Decoys - Feeder Head Snow Goose Decoys

Winds socks add movement and realism to any spread and Deadly Decoys is now offering a durable, lightweight option. These decoys come in a standard dozen pack with our Snow Goose Feeder Heads and Patented No-Break BackBone™ Supports.

  • Snow Goose Body Bags (12" W X 19" L), 24" 
  • Deadly® Decoy Stakes (Optional 3/16" Stainless Steel or 1/4" Fiberglass with push nut cap)
  • The Tyvek® Body Bag is light weight, waterproof, and rot proof
For more information, visit www.deadlydecoys.com

Leatherman – Leatherman Charge AL Multi Tool

Performing field repairs on damaged goose hunting equipment is a reality most hunters face. Having the correct tools makes these repairs much easier. Keep the Leatherman Charge AL Multi Tool in a blind bag to assist with any problems. 

  • 154CM Stainless Steel Clip Point Knife 
  • 420HC Sheepsfoot Serrated Knife 
  • Needle nose and Regular Pliers 
  • Wire and Hard-wire Cutters 
  • Wire Stripper 
  • Large Screwdriver 
  • Large Bit Driver and Small Bit Driver 
  • Scissors 
  • Wood/Metal File 
  • Diamond-coated File 
  • Saw 
  • Bottle and Can Openers 
  • 8 inch | 19 cm Ruler 
  • Blade Length: 2.9 inches/7.37 cm 
  • Weight: 8.3 oz/235 g 
For more information, visit www.mackspw.com

FoxPro – Shockwave

Looking for a complete electronic caller? FoxPro's all-inclusive electronic caller, Shockwave, offers a wide variety of options for light goose hunters. This four-speaker system has two horn speakers and two tweeters for sound quality and high-volume capability. 

  • Two external speaker jacks (more volume)
  • Auxiliary jack 
  • Comes with 100 FoxPro sounds with the ability to store and access up to 1000 sounds
  • Operate manually or with the Shockwave remote control
  • Remote features a full color graphic LCD screen which displays your sound list or sound categories, has a barometer indicator, moon phase indicator, temperature indicator, battery level indicator, timer or time clock, FoxBang technology and much more
  • FoxMotion allows you to fade the sound from the left speakers to the right speakers
  • FoxFusion allows you to mix and match any two sounds at the same time during your calling sequence 
  • FoxPitch allows you to manipulate the pitch of the sound in an effort to trigger a response 
  • FoxData allows you to record real-time information from each and every hunt so you can access the data for future reference 
  • Backed by a 5 year limited warranty and FOXPRO's 
  • Made in the USA 
Listen to the Snow Goose Recordings available from Fox Pro.  

For more information visit www.gofoxpro.com.