January 2018 Gear Guide: New Year, New Gear

Ring in 2018 with new waterfowling and outdoor gear

© John Hoffman

Filson Waterfowl Upland Shelter Jacket


This water-repellent hunting coat offers functionality for the waterfowl and upland hunter. The front-loading game bags have a blood-proof liner, and the action back allows a full range of motion while hunting. Fitted cuffs retain body heat and the suede, Moleskin-lined collar protects neck from wind. Bellows pockets provide storage space for shells.

For more information, visit https://www.filson.com/


K2 Sherpa Backpack Cooler


K2 Coolers’ latest soft-sided cooler offers a lightweight, mobile option for retaining ice while on-the-go. The Sherpa Backpack Cooler features a fold-out liner, hanging loop, shoulder straps, and can hold 15 cans and 8 pounds of ice.

  • Can capacity: 15 with 8 lbs. ice
  • Fold out liner for easy cleaning & fast drying
  • Hanging loop for upside down drying & storage
  • Comfortable shoulder straps w/ accessory loops
  • Padded rear slip pocket to attach to summit 30 handle, or other retractable handles
  • Tablet, eyewear and travel essential pockets
  • 3 locations for custom embroidery
  • #8 YKK water resistant and waterproof zippers
  • Dimensions: L 13" W 10" H 18"

For more information, visit  http://www.k2-coolers.com/  


Camp Chef Deluxe Outdoor Camping Oven


It’s never too cold to cook in the blind. When you bring the Deluxe Outdoor Camping Oven, the cooking possibilities are endless. This oven unlocks capabilities of a home oven and range. Designed to be both portable and versatile, the Deluxe Outdoor Oven provides you with enough heat to cook anything from a breakfast skillet to your fresh cinnamon rolls. It’s perfect for camping, emergency preparedness, tailgating, and more. The oven can reach temperatures up to 400º F and will easily fit a 9 x 13 pan. With a 1 lb. propane bottle, you can hold a temperature of 350º F for up to 7 hours. Add a camping oven to your collection today.

For more information, visit www.campchef.com/


Tactacam 4.0 Wide


The Tactacam 4.0 is compatible with the Tactacam App which allows you to connect to your camera from your smart phone to turn it on and off, view photos and videos and transfer them to your device for easy sharing with your friends or on social media.  Tactacam 4.0 also features 2.7k HD video, low light sensor and a 360-degree microphone.  Combined with Tactacam's newly designed shell, quick change mode button, external battery indicator and rugged water resistant construction… This camera is made to perform and will stand up to the rigors of your hunt.

For more information, visit https://www.tactacam.com


Drake Waterfowl LST Bibs 2.0


The LST Insulated Bib 2.0 is loaded with features designed from years of waterfowl hunting experience. Fleece-lined hand warmer pockets positioned on the back side of the bib take advantage of your body heat and are always a warm, comfortable place to rest your hands. These bibs have full-length zippers all the way down each side, allowing you to zip wet, muddy bibs completely off without having to remove your boots.

For more information, visit https://www.drakewaterfowl.com

Buff Headwear – Polar Mossy Oak

Buff 2

Stay protected through extreme weather conditions with BUFF® Polar multifunctional headwear. This headwear is made with a combination of Polartec® Classic 100 fleece and microfiber giving it the powers of thermal protection and the ability to wick and quickly dry. It’s nine inches longer than BUFF® Original multifunctional headwear for more versatility and coverage.

For more information, visit http://buffusa.com


Mud River – Ducks Unlimited Rolling Duffle Bag

MudRiver Bag

Hit the road for late-season waterfowl with the DU Rolling Duffle Bag from Mud River, official partner of Ducks Unlimited.  

  • Nylon/poly pique shell
  • #10 heavy-duty nylon self-healing coil zipper
  • Top grain leather accents
  • Carrying handles
  • Roomy interior
  • Extending handle
  • Wheels
  • One front pocket with two zippered compartments
  • Two end zippered pockets
  • Structured separate bottom compartment
  • Internal dimensions for bottom section: 27” x 14” x 2.5”

For more information, visit https://boytharness.com


Kolpin Crypsis DryArmor Shotgun Case- Waterfowl Camo


This new heavy-duty gun case is designed to protect your firearm from the utmost of extreme, late-season weather conditions.

  • Strategically placed polycarbonate armor panels to protect optics and action
  • 100% Waterproof TIZIP® Master Seal 10 zippered main storage compartment
  • Fully welded 900D 3-layer laminated TPU fabric
  • Waterproof – Floats (30+ lbs.) – Submersible - Abrasion resistant
  • Semi-rigid 5MM closed-cell EVA foam mid-layer for impact protection
  • 10MM closed-cell Polyethylene foam inner-layer for shock absorption
  • Ultra-soft brushed tricot inner liner fabric
  • Waterproof internal pocket to protect cell phone, wallets, keys, etc.
  • Water-resistant external storage pocket for carrying ammo, calls, gloves, etc.
  • Reinforced Muzzle Cap with internal armor panel
  • 3X Molle Webbing Attachments allows attachment to vehicle, ATV, UTV, boat, and carry strap.
  • Hypalon reinforced high wear locations
  • Padded Shoulder strap with anodized aluminum carabiners
  • Padded Carry Handle

For more information, visit https://www.kolpin.com