New Gear for 2021

End your waterfowl season on a high note with these innovative products

By Chris Jennings

Beretta Wingbeat Insulator Jacket

Beretta’s Wingbeat Insulator Jacket was designed specifically with waterfowl hunters in mind. The outer shell is made of Gore-Tex Infinium Wind Stopper material, which is 100 percent windproof, water repellent, and extremely breathable. Warmth is provided by 4.6 ounces of PrimaLoft Silver Insulation. Gore-Tex stretch inserts under the arms offer excellent mobility, and the arms and shoulders are reinforced with elastic abrasion-resistant material. Other features include neoprene cuffs, a zippered chest pocket, and YKK zippers. www.berettausa.com

Duck Camp Vantage 3L Softshell Vest

 This comfort- able, well-insulated vest will serve as the perfect middle layer for hunting in cold, windy weather. Made with four-way stretch fabric that is breathable and water repellent, the vest can also be worn as an outer layer for hunting in flooded timber or other outdoor activities. Custom features include handwarmer pockets with a magnet closure; waterproof, zippered front hand pockets; external and internal chest pockets lined with tricot fleece; and a zipper-pull chest pocket. www.duckcamp.com

Sitka Pantanal GTX Glove

Sitka’s Pantanal GTX Gloves will keep your hands dry with a breathable Gore-Tex membrane that is 100 percent waterproof. The PrimaLoft Silver insulation adds warmth. Other features include goat-leather palms and fingertips for improved durability and stretch-woven polyester that improves dexterity in all shooting conditions. www.sitkagear.com

Filson DU Ridgeway Fleece

This lightweight, quick-drying Polartec fleece jacket is warm and breathable, perfect for the duck camp or the outdoors. Part of Filson's Ducks Unlimited line, the jacket features an embroidered DU logo, comfortable rib-knit texture, zippered handwarmer and chest pockets to securely hold valuables, and an elastic hem and cuffs for a comfortable yet snug fit. filson.com

Drake Waterfowl MST Jean-Cut Wader Pants

Add a pair of comfortable, fleece-lined pants under your waders when the mercury dips. Drake’s MST Jean-Cut, Fleece-Lined Wader Pants are made of Drake’s Refuge HS fabric and feature front slash pockets, a zippered fly, zippered rear pockets, reinforced knees, and shock-cord ankle adjustments. Best of all, they fit just like your favorite pair of jeans. www.drakewaterfowl.com

Higdon Full-Size Half-Shell Canada Sleeps Six-Pack

These sleeper shell decoys from Higdon are lightweight and easy to set up. They stack onto each other, allowing you to carry several dozen into the field with ease. The feather detail was designed by an award-winning professional wildlife carver, and the natural paint tones are unmatched for realism. Field tested, durable flocked heads with white painted cheek patches are included. www.higdondecoys.com

Gunner Kennels Gunner Food Crate

Constructed of heavy-duty rotomolded polyethylene, the Gunner Food Crate represents the next generation in dog food storage products. This portable, waterproof, and odor-proof food crate comes with raised feet, a recessed handle, a draw-style latch with a stainless-steel locking pin, and a wide mouth that is large enough for a food bowl to fit easily through the opening. Made of BPA-free material, this product can hold up to 50 pounds of dry dog food. www.gunner.com