New Guns and Gear for 2022: Shotgunning Accessories

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Banded Neoprene Gun Sling

Banded’s Neoprene Gun Sling is made for waterfowlers who regularly hike long distances into the marsh. Features include a 15-inch neoprene shoulder pad, nonslip backing, and military grade webbing for additional durability and strength.

Pyramex Conaire Eye Protection

These lightweight shooting glasses have scratch-resistant polycarbonate lenses that provide almost complete protection for your eyes. The glasses have rubber temples and integrated side shields for another layer of defense.

Axil GS Extreme 2.0 Ear Buds

These high-performance hearing protection and entertainment devices are like having three products in one: Bluetooth ear buds, noise isolation headphones, and electronic earmuffs. Switch between Hearing Enhancement and Protection Mode to Bluetooth Audio Mode or use both at the same time with independent volume controls to tune to your environment. Offering a 29-decibel protection rating with foam tips, they come with sport-fit ear hooks, ABS nonallergenic acrylic shells, and a rechargeable lithium battery on a lanyard.

SoundGear Phantom Hearing Protection Devices

SoundGear’s custom-molded Phantom hearing protection and amplification devices are rechargeable, Bluetooth capable, and feature Apple and Android connectivity so you can stream content while in the field. Preprogrammed to the most common hearing-loss range, they offer a noise reduction rating of 22 decibels and can also improve sound amplification by up to 30 decibels if needed. Other highlights include omnidirectional microphones, advantage wind noise management, power save auto on-and-off, an adaptive feedback canceller, and a surface nanoshield moisture and wax repellent. Each pair is sold with a zippered case, a removable lanyard system, and a custom charger.

Drake Waterfowl Father/Son Gun Case

Never forget a young hunter’s gun. Made of 100 percent polyester, the Father/Son Gun Case offers two separate gun compartments in one case. The case comes with PVC backing, closed cell foam insulation, and a padded carrying strap.

6. Gatorz Eyewear Milspec Ballistic Specter Shooting Glasses

Made with high-impact-resistant lenses to protect your eyes from debris, these rugged shooting glasses are designed with an adjustable frame and nosepiece to ensure a secure fit, even under earmuffs. Lenses are available in Smoked or Inferno (photochromic) options, and the Cerakote-finished frames can be ordered in four colors.