2021 New Guns and Gear: Retrievers

New gear for your four-legged hunting companion

© Clay Kirkpatrick

By Phil Bourjaily and Chris Jennings

Mud River Ducks Unlimited Insulated Kennel Cover

Constructed of rugged two-ply polyester and MicroLite3 insulation for when the mercury drops, this DU-branded kennel cover includes carry handles, four strategically placed D-rings, an industrial-grade rubber bottom, rubber mesh over each window, multiple stash pockets, and a roll-up front door and removable window flaps for ventilation. basspro.com

SportDOG Brand SportTrainer 575

This new training collar from SportDOG Brand is designed specifically for close-working dogs. The easy-to-read OLED screen and large control buttons give you the ability to toggle quickly between two dogs at once. Other features include 10 levels of continuous and momentary static stimulation and a variety of vibration and tone options. store.sportdog.com

MOmarsh Versa-Vest IN OPTIFADE

Get your retriever a vest that fits for life. Now available in Optifade camo, the MOmarsh Versa-Vest offers six points of multidirectional adjustability to ensure a proper fit and sizing for every dog. The tough rubberized chest panel provides protection, and the stowaway handle and leash anchor add versatility. momarsh.com

Purina Pro Plan Ducks Unlimited 30/20 Formula

Fuel your dog’s fire with Purina Pro Plan, the official performance dog food of Ducks Unlimited. Available in three exciting new protein combinations—beef and bison; salmon and cod; and turkey, duck, and quail—Purina’s Pro Plan Sport Performance 30/20 formula offers the advanced nutrition that dogs need to excel in the field and in life. purina.com/pro-plan

Dokken Scent Injector Kit

Build your retriever’s confidence when searching for downed birds in heavy cover with Dokken’s DeadFowl GameScent. The injector allows you to insert bird scents directly into your training dummies for enhanced realism. Scents are available in waterfowl, pheasant, and quail. cabelas.com