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Good-to-Have Hunting Gear for 2019

Good-to-Have Hunting Gear for 2019

Don’t overlook these keep-on-hand items for when conditions warrant.

SHOT Show 2019 showed us there’s plenty of new gear that belongs in our hunting and shooting arsenal.

That includes those keep-on-hand items that need to be handy when conditions require.

Here’s some good-to-have gear not to be overlooked.

L.L. Bean Maine Warden’s Day Pack

Built with the game warden in mind — by their design, in fact — the pack body is made from water-resistant ripstop polyester. The waterproof bottom is made from TPU-coated 400D double-ripstop nylon, and the bag’s lining is made from 210D plain-weave nylon. It features raised air mesh back panels for cooling ventilation and support for all-day comfort. Plus, $2 from each pack sold is donated to the Maine division of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.


“LLBean”
LLBean

Features


  • Padded fleece pocket for binoculars, electronics or sunglasses
  • Hydration compatible, bladder sold separately
  • Dual side pockets
  • One side is tunnel constructed to accommodate a fly rod, tripod, axe or other tool
  • Opposite side pocket will handle a water bottle
  • front stash pocket for keeping an extra layer handy
  • LLBean.com/$109

LaserMax Lightning Laser Sight with GripSense Activation

The GripSense Activation is LaserMax’s patented sensor technology that immediately activates the laser when the user grasps the gun handle—no need to push a button. Users can choose between GripSense Activation or Controlled Activation with push-button operation. Available in red or green laser and mounts on any rail with 1-inch or more of space.

“LaserMax”
LaserMax

Features

  • Patented Rail Vise allows for perfect positioning against the trigger guard
  • 10-minute automatic time-out to prevent inadvertent battery drain
  • Up to 21 hours of continuous run time
  • External battery access — no need to remove from the gun
  • Five Year Warranty and designed and assembled in the U.S.A.
  • Torture tested up to 10,000 rounds of live fire

L.L. Bean Women’s Technical Big Game Hunting Pack

Designed by women for women, the Technical Big Game Pack was created to be field applicable, yet comfortably fit a woman’s shape exceptionally well. It’s not a man’s pack made smaller, it’s actually designed for her. The pack, featuring Mossy Oak Break-Up Country, features a simple waist belt that stabilizes pack when needed, yet doesn’t interfere when not in use.

“LLBean”
LLBean

Features


  • Front pocket is built specifically for organizing hunting gear
  • Hydration compatible, bladder sold separately
  • Panel load design allows for easy access to everything inside
  • Innovative “safety flag” when being visible is critical, and it easily tucks away when not in use
  • Molded back panel is lightweight, comfortable and allows cooling airflow
  • LLBean.com/$89

LaserMax Lightning Laser Sight with GripSense Activation

The GripSense Activation is LaserMax’s patented sensor technology that immediately activates the laser when the user grasps the gun handle—no need to push a button. Users can choose between GripSense Activation or Controlled Activation with push-button operation. Available in red or green laser and mounts on any rail with 1-inch or more of space.

“LaserMax”
LaserMax

Features

  • Patented Rail Vise allows for perfect positioning against the trigger guard
  • 10-minute automatic time-out to prevent inadvertent battery drain
  • Up to 21 hours of continuous run time
  • External battery access — no need to remove from the gun
  • Five Year Warranty and designed and assembled in the U.S.A.
  • Torture tested up to 10,000 rounds of live fire

Muck Boots Woody Max

Muck Boot Company’s new Woody Max was built to provide elite performance on tough terrain, anytime. The boots feature waterproof construction that hunters can rely upon. The boots will be available in a freshly updated Realtree Edge camo pattern for proper concealment. Blaze orange high-viz linings provide additional safety while trekking to and from the hunt. The woody max features warm fleece lining for all-day cold weather comfort.
“Woody
Woody Max

Features


  • Sizes M 7-15
  • 100-percent waterproof
  • 8mm neoprene bootie
  • Warm fleece lining and comfort topline
  • 2mm thermal foam under the foot bed
  • EVA midsole for added comfort
  • Bob-tracker molded outsole
  • MuckBootCompany.com/$200

Leatherman Charge + TTi Damascus

Leatherman just launched a new, limited edition Charge + TTi Damascus multi-tool that every bowhunter should keep handy. The tool is an online exclusive and includes Damascus steel blades and titanium anodized handles. The highly collectable tool features 19 compact tools wrapped in unique premium materials. The knife blades are created with American-made Damascus steel, crafted from the folks at Vegas Forge.

“Leatherman”
Leatherman

Features

  • Primary blade measures 2.9 inches
  • Weighs 8.89 ounces
  • Serrated knife, needlenose pliers, regular pliers and premium replaceable hard-wire cutters
  • Electrical crimper, wire stripper, saw and spring-action scissors
  • Leatherman.com/$300

Muck Boot Company Woody Max PK

A hunter’s best friend is warm feet. The Woody PK provides elite performance when the conditions require gear that works has hard as the hunter does — built for her. The boots are available in attractive and effective Realtree Edge camo, and blaze orange high-viz linings that provide additional exposure while accessing and exiting hunting locations. The Woody PK sports an airmesh lining that provides year-round comfort.

“Muck
Muck Boots

Features

  • 100-percent waterproof
  • Comfort topline
  • EVA midsole for added comfort
  • Bob-tracker molded outsole
  • Available in sizes W 5-11
  • MuckBootCompany.com/$160

Flambeau The Gunning Series Duck Decoys

The family of decoys was modeled after the heritage-carving concept of simplicity and efficiently once based on the real anatomy of ducks. The low profile, or skeg-style keel, in combination with the decoy’s carefully engineered curved underside makes the decoy ride like a live duck. The anatomically inspired round hull featuring a low profile, blade keel with stainless steel insert weights creates live duck performance in all conditions.

“Flambeau”
Flambeau

Features

  • New proprietary composite construction making the decoys durable, quiet and resilient
  • Patented UVision paint technology for high-definition paint scheme of ultra realism that reflects the real UV signature of waterfowl plumage to the eye of live ducks
  • Autocorrects direction when riding waves to mimic the authentic movement of a duck swimming in open water waves
  • Live-action, independent movement in the slightest breeze or surface currents due to the minimized drag and water displacement by the curved hull and low profile keel
  • Floats in mere inches of water, making it ideal for spreads in the rows of flooded grain fields
  • Family includes: Upright swimmer drake, preener drake, low-head relazed drake, surface feeder drake, upright swimmer hen and surface feeder hen (6)
  • FlambeauOutdoors.com/$99.99

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