Clothing & Packs
Not all of your customers opt to sacrifice their peripheral vision and hearing to keep their faces hidden behind restrictive masks. Help them make the switch to face paint with GameFace Brands from CamoFX (888-226-6241; www.camofx.com)that offer a total of 12 color combinations. All are designed for easy application, easy removal, and scent management. Better yet? Your customers now receive more applications per unit, and the patented dispenser simultaneously applies three different colors for the ultimate concealment.
Your customers can’t shoot Mr. Big if they’re back at camp when the weather turns sour. The new Torrent jacket ($170) and pants ($160) from Core 4 Element (800-800-6686; www.core4element.com) are designed to be the ultimate raw-weather gear. Lightweight, waterproof/breathable, and compressible for easy packing, they offer a laminate microfiber brushed tricot fabric equipped with waterproof YKK zippers, taped seams, and DWR treatment to ensure you stay dry no matter what. The jacket features mesh-lined pit zips for ventilation, and Velcro cuffs (and hood and waist drawstrings), to keep things snug. The pants include ventilation zippers.
The new, smartly designed Speed Freek ColdGear Infrared Scent Control Jacket ($200) & Pant ($180) from Under Armour (888-427-6687; www.underarmour.com) feature a bowhunter-friendly, ultra-quiet wind- and water-resistant softshell fabric infused with UA ColdGear Infrared and Scent Control technologies, as well as UA Storm DWR finish to turn back moisture and keep your customers on stand longer. You’ll also find secure, zippered chest and hand pockets, a Backpack integration system, and safety harness compatibility. Choose from Realtree AP-Xtra/Velocity, and Mossy Oak Treestand/Velocity.
Specifically designed for the most demanding bowhunters, the Bowhunter pack from Easton Outfitters (www.eastonoutfitters.com)has the features your customers need for a wide variety of hunting styles and regions. The Bowhunter features a stowable bow/rifle carry system for fast and secure transport; quiver attachments and water bottles easily fit neatly into side pockets, and front pocket organization makes treestand access a breeze. The main compartment includes an LED TabLight for convenient pack illumination.
In response to customer comments and new technologies, Badlands (800-269-1875; www.badlandspacks.com) has meticulously redesigned one of the best-selling and most-used hunting daypacks ever—the Superday ($200). New features include improved rear compression with three-strap batwing design; more capacity yet lighter weight; a reconfigured side/belt pocket for easier, more convenient access and storage, and a Molle system added for accessory connection. You’ll also find an improved internal pocket layout, new vertical back pocket for spotting scope or tall snacks, and an improved sternum strap design.