2023 Light Goose Gear Guide

The gear you need to make your spring snow goose season a success

Chêne Zippered Knee Boot

The Chêne Zippered Knee Boot is built with premium, natural rubber over insulating neoprene for durability, flexibility, and complete waterproof protection. This incredibly comfortable boot also features a quick drying, moisture wicking liner and full-length side YKK zipper with waterproof gusset for easy on/off. Includes extra 7mm innersoles for custom fitting. $200 chenegear.com

FoxPro Super Snow Crow Pro

The FoxPro Super Snow Crow Pro e-caller is loaded with 100 FoxPro sounds and stores up to 1000. Powered by two 12-volt gel cell batteries and includes two 30-watt external speakers (plug-ins for four external speakers). The TX-1000 remote features full color LCD screen which displays sound list or categories, clock/timer, barometer, moon phase, temperature, battery level indicators. Get your inner DJ on by mixing, matching, fading, and changing sound pitch - record info for future reference. USA Made – 5 Year Limited. $989.95 gofoxpro.com

Sitka Nodak Jacket and Bib

The Sitka Nodak Jacket and Bib are heavy duty whites perfectly suited for snow goose hunting. Durable, comfortable, waterproof, and breathable, the Nodak jacket and bib are constructed with GORE-TEX 3-layer fabric with 75 denier polyester face. Zipper flaps prevent mud fouling, and fully adjustable hood lacks the annoying toggle on the back. Color mimics the UV reflectance profile of snow goose feathers for extra stealthy concealment within the spread. Jacket $299/Bib $299 sitkagear.com

Power Calls CLASH

The easy blowing Power Calls CLASH molded snow goose call is custom tuned to produce common snow goose vocalizations including murmurs, groans, gaggles, barks, growls, hoots, screeches…you get the idea. Great for finishing birds leery of e-callers. $59.99 power-calls.com

Winchester Xpert Snow Goose

High velocity Winchester Xpert Snow Goose ammo features a diamond cut wad for cleaner patterns, thus improving long range pattern density, more energy per pellet for increased range and shorter leads. When barrels are heating up, the low-vis hull and wad blend into the landscape better. Corrosion resistant shot for consistent patterns. Available in 12-gauge BB and 2 shot, in both 3-inch (1 ¼ oz/1475 fps) and 3-1/2 inch (1 3/8 oz/1550 fps). www.winchester.com

Higdon Outdoors Full-Size Half-Shell

Higdon Outdoors Full-Size Half-Shell snow goose decoys are perfect for hiding miscellaneous stuff that inevitably ends up on the ground around blinds or when laying in decoys. Big enough to cover blind bags, caller boxes, ammo cases, thermos etc. Removable heads, stackable, lightweight and durable. Available in snow or blue goose. Official Decoy of Ducks Unlimited. $89.99 higdonoutdoors.com

Avery Sporting Dog – Snow Dog Vest

The Avery Sporting Dog – Snow Dog Vest is an old style, basic neoprene dog vest in white with black wing accent. Whether waiting for the next volley or on a retrieve, your canine partner can hide amongst the decoys. Features include double tacked seams, full-length zipper cover with cold-weather zipper pull. $54.00 banded.com

Smith Operator’s Choice Sunglasses

Scanning the sky for flocks all day is a sure way to wear your eyes out. The Smith Operator’s Choice is based on the company’s iconic Guide's Choice sunglasses but re-engineered to meet Smith Elite's demanding MilSpec standards. Optional ChromaPop polarized lenses, including anti-fog and scratch-resistant coating on all lenses. $119 - $239 smithoptics.com

Higdon Outdoors Full-Size Full-Body

Higdon Outdoors Full-Size Full-Body snows and blues are one-piece decoys featuring high contrast realistic XHD feathering and multiple head positions. The Apex stake system provides natural movement in wind, multiple head positions further enhance realism. Ring bases also available separately. The official decoy of Ducks Unlimited, a percentage of purchase goes toward wetlands conservation. Snow or blues are available in an eight-pack. $239 higdonoutdoors.com

Drake MST Softshell Waterfowl Pants

Drake MST Softshell Waterfowl Pants are perfect pant for spring snows. Warm, ultra-comfortable and loaded with secure pockets for keys, wallet, and phone. Lower leg side zips allow you to put these on over your shoes or boots. Articulated knees, side-elastic waist and the gusseted crotch offer exceptional freedom and range of motion, and still squeeze into bibs nicely on sloppy days. $99.99 drakewaterfowl.com

Rob Roberts Gun Works T3 – Triple Threat

Rob Roberts Gun Works T3 – Triple Threat choke tube is capable of delivering a crushing load of shot at long range. High-flyers are not safe from this choke. Safe with steel, exotic non-toxics, or lead shot. Manufactured with 17-4 PH stainless steel in the USA. Available in all popular configurations. $90 robrobertsgunworks.com

Sure Cycle Magazine Extension Tubes

Sure Cycle magazine extension tubes are made from corrosion-resistant CNC machined 316L stainless steel tube, with mirror-like interior for the ultimate low-friction operation, or ultra-light, super slick one-piece real twill-woven carbon fiber (Benelli). Available in various lengths and configurations. You’ll be hard-pressed to make one fail in the field. surecycle.com