Were You At the Big Turkey Show?
Deer hunting gear is always changing and evolving to meet the demands of hunters. This year has been no different. We have updated gear. We have improved gear. And we have revolutionary products. Altogether, there was a lot of cool hunting gear in Realtree camo for deer hunters to salivate over at the 2019 NWTF Convention. Here's just a small taste of what we found on the show floor.
Knight muzzleloaders have a long heritage and tradition. And the Mountaineer is a prime choice if you're in the market for a new smokepole. It comes with a stainless-steel barrel and a thumbhole stock. It sports Realtree Xtra Camo.
Another offering from Knight, the Disc Extreme is another great muzzleloader. It also features a stainless-steel barrel and a full-camo butt stock and forearm. This bolt-action muzzleloader is extremely accurate, reliable and dependable ‚ even in tough weather conditions.
Camo ‚ it's an integral part of your hunt. It's a necessary piece of the deer hunting puzzle. And a nice ¬º-zip in Realtree Timber can be part of your stable of camouflage.
This jacket is made from very versatile, warm and water-resistant material. It comes in Max-5. The Landing Zones is offered in numerous sizes and comes in Realtree camo.
The new Crossfire X from ALPS is a great pack choice. It's made from durable 1680D nylon ballistic material. It incorporates a vented back that allows for maximum air flow. It also features Lycra shoulder straps, accessory pockets, waist belt, dual-directional heavy-duty frame, drop-down weapons pocket, rain cover and more. It weighs 4 pounds 5 ounces, has a 38-liter capacity and is very affordable.
The MatriX's unique design allows for secure weapons carry and other gear, too. It has a quiver holder on each side, front zippered wing pockets, padded waist belt with pockets, drop-down weapons pocket, hydration pocket and port and much more. It weighs 4 pounds 1 ounce, has a 44-liter capacity and is 2,700 cubic inches.
Want a pack made just for women? The Huntress is the one for you. It's a great option for those with narrower shoulders and who want a good, snug fit for those long (and short) hikes in the field. Plus, it's affordable.
The new design featured in the Citadel ShootDown allows for more shooting opportunity once deer get within range ‚ this is especially good for bowhunters who hunt from elevated blinds. It also helps keep you from getting sky-lit as well. The interior height is 84 inches, interior diameter is 60 inches and the interior crown diameter is 96 inches. It comes in either 5- or 10-foot options. It comes in Realtree EDGE.
MSRP: $4,995 (5-foot) / $5,495 (10-foot)
Want to stick with the traditional soft-side ground blind? The Mirage from Browning is a great way to go. It features adjustable, quiet windows, roomy spacing and it even comes in Realtree camo.
The Danner Pronghorn Boot is now offered in Realtree EDGE Camo. A lot of hunters love this boot. It's comprised of full-grain leather CamoHide and breathable and waterproof GORE-TEX liner material. It also wicks away sweat and helps drain liquid. It's great for tough terrain.
The LaCrosse Windrose comes in Realtree EDGE camo and is one of the most comfortable hunting boots on the market. Plus, it's extremely versatile. The DuraFit heel increases stability and support. The waterproof boot also features Dry-Core lining, Thinsulate Ultra Insulation and more.
This new jacket from DSG features tricot fabric, a durable and water-repellant exterior, Agion Active XL, adjustable cuffs, removeable hood and more. It comes in sizes ranging from extra small to 5XL and has the Realtree EDGE camo pattern.
The Rubber Boot from DSG is a solid option for women. It's 100-percent waterproof, has 400 grams of 3M Thinsulate insulation, a neoprene upper with rubber traction soles and a fixed liner. This boot is made for serious hunting, the farm, and all of your other outdoor adventures.
Need a pair of thin hunting gloves? This new pair comes in Realtree AP and works great for gripping your gear and keeping your hands warm.
Need to replace that ratty head net? Want something a little more concealing than your typical head covering? The Head Concealment System from BunkerHead gets it done. Check out the effectiveness.
This new camo option from Nomad has performance fabrics that are very lightweight, breathable, stain-releasing, moisture transporting and utilize SilverZ Scent Control technology. This is great for early season hunting or part of your layering system during cooler weather.
Bone Collector fans will love this new offering. It has a neutral color base with the Bone Collector logo and Realtree EDGE camo. It's perfect for your next hunt or night out on the town.
Want to show your love for Realtree and Bone Collector? Get the classic Michael Waddell Signature hat. It's perfect for the deer woods, turkey woods, in town or on the farm. Basically, it's good for everywhere.
Want that modern-looking hat that shows your passion for turkey hunting? This is a solid option. Plus, it features the new Realtree Timber pattern. Looks good and fits great.
Winchester ‚ The American Legend. You might have heard of them. Check out the new hats they're offering in Realtree EDGE camo. Don't miss your chance to be a part of the Winchester family.
Watson Airlock makes one of the best products in their sector of the industry. It's perfect for helping keep your hunting clothes and gear scent-free between hunts and during storage. It offers 2,736 cubic inches of space and is 19 inches (length) by 16 inches (height) by 9 inches (deep). It comes in Realtree camo.
Are you a T/C fan but not a fan of expensive muzzleloaders? The Impact! SB has your name on it. This gun features many of the features the top-end T/Cs are famous for, including the Speed Breech plug, 209-primer ignition and Power Rod. It's a .50-caliber gun and has a 26-inch barrel. The best part? It's made in the USA and comes in Realtree EDGE camo.
Are you part of the ozone crowd? Check out the Ozone Gear Bag from Scent Crusher in Realtree camo. It implements Ozone Activated Technology and helps keep your hunting clothes as scen-free as possible.
The Strut'N Rut Compact Scope from TRUGLO is perfect for your firearms that need a smaller model. It has 4X32 power, an objective lens, diamond reticle that measures 5 inches at 40 yards, fully coated lenses, fingertip windage and elevation adjustment and much more. It is waterproof, windproof and is nitrogen-gas-filled. It's even shock-resistant, compact, lightweight and comes in Realtree EDGE camo.
Think these are just for the turkey woods? Think again. They're great for warm-weather deer hunting, too. They're super comfortable, very quiet and have lots of pockets. They're 100-percent polyester, have reinforced knees, zippered vertical pockets, cargo pockets, front slash pockets, removeable knees pads, adjustable waist and more. They come in Realtree Timber camo.
The El Hunting System is designed for cold-weather hunting. This thing certainly keeps you warm. The good news ‚ you can get the right fit by going to their website and entering your height and weight. It offers premium insulation, water resistance, wind resistance, scent management and more.
Want a new hunting cap and shirt in Realtree Timber? Get this package from Freaks Outdoors. They have the good stuff. This shirt is durable and comfortable. The hat is stylish and breathable. Perfect for warm weather hunting.
This is one sharp gun safe. Check out the new Realtree Timber pattern on this Sports Afield Federal edition model. It'll store your guns in a responsible manner and keep them safe, too.
The new Deer Season XP in 350 Legend was a big part of the talk at the 2019 SHOT Show. It's the ultimate round for those who hunt in straight-wall only states. It's engineered for deer hunters who need to deliver massive downrange energy and get quality penetration at the same time. It accomplishes this with a large-diameter polymer tip, ballistic profile and precision jacket and core. It hits 2,350 fps out of the muzzle. Set at 1.5 inches high at 100, it's dead on at 150, is 4.5 inches low at 200, is 12.1 inches low at 250 and 23.6 inches low at 300 yards. The best part? It has more energy than 300 Blackout, 30-30 Win and 223 Rem, yet has less recoil than the 450 Bushmaster, 30-30 Win and 243 Win. It even gets better penetration than both the 243 Win and 223 Rem. Those are some impressive stats. It comes with 20 rounds per box.
Need a good centerfire cartridge for deer? The new Long-Range Pro from Browning is more than capable of getting the job done. It's optimized for precision, long-range shooting and is loaded with the Sierra Tipped Match King bullet, which provides match-grade accuracy in a hunting-grade round. Each caliber offers a high ballistic coefficient for less drag and flatter trajectories. It's offered in 6.5 Creedmoor (130-grain), 308 Win (168 grain), 30-06 SPRG (195 grain), 300 Win Mag (195 grain) and 300 WSM (195 grain). It comes in 20-round boxes and offer velocities ranging from 2,650-2,900 fps (varies by caliber).
MSRP: Unknown (varies by caliber)
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