2019 New Guns & Gear: Blind Bags & Accessories

By Chris Jennings

[1] ALPS OutdoorZ Backpack Blind Bag

The new Backpack Blind Bag by Alps OutdoorZ has just about everything a waterfowler could want, including a removable LED light, stowaway game totes, shell loops, choke tube holders, a water bottle pocket, drop-down gun boot, and reinforced sunglasses case. alpsoutdoorz.com

[2] ALPS OutdoorZ Water-Shield Blind Bag

Designed for the soggiest conditions, this blind bag offers protection when it’s needed most. Waterproof material, welded seams, a paracord carry handle, removable shoulder strap, AquaGuard zippers, and multiple internal and external pockets round out this functional carry-all. alpsoutdoorz.com

[3] YETI LoadOut GoBox 30

This nearly indestructible, 100 percent waterproof cargo case offers all the features you’d expect from YETI, including heavy-duty latches, a gasket, multiple internal sorting and stacking options, and nonslip feet. yeti.com

[4] Beretta Waxwear Field Bag

This next-generation waxed-cotton field bag combines outstanding performance with a classic look and feel. Highlights include all-brass hardware, a leather carry handle, an ergonomic shoulder strap, and plenty of pockets inside and out. It even floats! berettausa.com

[5] Filson Camo Sportsman Dry Bag

This rugged dry bag features a 100 percent polyester shell, welded seams, polyethylene foam insulation, and Mossy Oak Shadow Grass camo. The padded interior includes adjustable dividers and pockets to keep all your gear protected and organized. filson.com

[6] Aves Hybrid Elite Pack

This remarkably versatile product doubles as a backpack and a traditional blind bag. Its unique design includes a nylon rain cover, integrated tree strap, external accessory hooks, internal shelving, padded shoulder straps, and a cup holder. aveshunting.com

[7] Sitka Gear Delta Deek GTX Gloves

Tired of getting your hands wet and cold while picking up decoys? Sitka’s new Delta Deek GTX gloves are 100 percent waterproof and include a removable fleece liner to keep your hands warm and dry. sitkagear.com

[8] YETI 26-Ounce Rambler Bottle

YETI’s new 26-ounce Rambler bottle is the perfect companion for waterfowlers who enjoy a hot cup of coffee or cocoa in the blind. This model comes with a stainless steel cup and is available with a DuraCoat finish in a variety of colors. yeti.com

[9] Pelican R40 Personal Utility Ruck Case

This small, sturdy security case will fit easily into a blind bag to protect your most important valuables from impact and the elements. pelican.com

[10] Midland X-Talker GMRS Two-Way Radios

These compact, yet surprisingly powerful handheld radios will help you keep in touch with your hunting partners in areas with poor cell-phone coverage. They offer a 40-mile range, 22 channels, 121 privacy codes, weather alerts, and more. midlandusa.com

[11] Real Avid Fini Universal Choke Tube Wrench

Clip this tool onto your blind bag using the attached key ring and you’ll never have to worry about finding a choke wrench again. This product’s sturdy stainless steel blade fits shotguns from .410 through 10-gauge. realavid.com

[12] Bear & Son Cutlery Zytel Assisted Sideliner Knife

This all-purpose 4 1/2-inch folding knife features a stainless steel modified drop point blade with black powder coating. The matching black Zytel handle comes with an assisted opener and a Sideliner lock to keep the blade securely in place during use. bearandsoncutlery.com

[13] Real Avid Shotgun Micro Tool

This 17-function micro tool will cover all your gun maintenance needs in the duck blind. Handy features include a key ring, universal choke wrench, pin punch, carabiner, and bottle opener. realavid.com

[14] Gerber Center-Drive Plus Multi-Tool

This multi-tool’s innovative design includes a real screwdriver with detachable magnetic bits, spring-loaded pliers with a wire cutter, a large knife blade, and a variety of other handy implements. gerbergear.com