Must-Have Deer Gear for 2020

posted on August 20, 2020

Here's the gear you'll need before hitting the deer woods this season.

Whitetail Institute Ravish Radish food plot mix

Whitetail Institute Ravish Radish
Ideal for late-summer planting, this food-plot mix is packed full of proprietary radish varieties that germinate quickly and produce highly attractive forage to bring deer in and keep them on your property through the prime fall and winter months; 5- and 10-pound bags available. MSRP: $39.98-$79.96;

Millennium Q200 Buck Hut Shooting House

Millennium Q200 Buck Hut Shooting House
With an interior spanning 7 feet tall and over 7 feet wide, the Q200 has ample room for bow and rifle hunters, sitting or standing. Heavy-duty waterproof soft shell keeps elements out and scent in. Each window sports an adjustable-height shooting rest; 500-pound max weight. MSRP: $699;

Outdoor Edge JaegerPair Knives

Outdoor Edge JaegerPair Knives
Carry the fixed-blade, full-tang knives that deer hunters need most—a drop-point and a gutting blade—all in a lightweight, 8.5-ounce package. Made from heat-treated stainless steel, blades measure just under 4 inches. Blaze-orange rubberized handles provide a sure grip. Nylon sheath included. MSRP: $33.95;

Tenzing Hangtime Day Pack

Tenzing Hangtime Day Pack
Rigid shell holds its shape and provides easy access to your gear whether it’s hung high in a tree or seated next to you in a ground blind. Features include a 750-cubic-inch main compartment, multiple pockets, quiver attachment points, ambidextrous bow carrier and a bow and gun boot. MSRP: $199.99;

Wildgame Innovations Insite Cell Trail Cam

Wildgame Innovations Insite Cell Trail Cam
With the Insite Cell you can receive pictures instantly on your iOS or Android device on any network, anywhere in the USA. Captures HD video and 32 MP images. Features half-second trigger speed, dual cameras for day and night, invisible Infrared LED flash and livestream connectivity. MSRP: $149.99;


Fall Winter Spring Food Plot Blend
Fall Winter Spring Food Plot Blend

Antler King’s Fall/Winter/Spring Food Plot Blend Offers All-Season Forage

Fall/Winter/Spring Food Plot Blend from Antler King provides a food source throughout hunting season and beyond, with the protein and energy deer need to stay healthy and grow trophy racks.

Primary Arms Optics Releases SLx 1-10x28mm SFP Rifle Scope

Primary Arms Optics has released its first 1X-10X scope, the SLx 1-10x28mm SFP Rifle Scope, which comes with a choice of two ACSS reticles.

Best Bullets for Black Bear

Hunting black bear in the near future? Before you select your bullet, read on for some in-depth research by contributor Aaron Carter.

Ruger Reintroduces the Marlin Model 1895 Guide Gun

Ruger has announced the reintroduction of the Marlin Model 1895 Guide Gun. Formerly known as an “1895 GBL” (Guide Big Loop), this model is Ruger’s first reintroduction in the Guide Gun family of rifles and Ruger’s first introduction of an alloy steel Marlin rifle with a blued finish.

Henry Repeating Arms Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Limited Edition Rifles

Henry Repeating Arms has announced two limited-edition models celebrating the company's twenty-fifth anniversary. Available at dealers nationwide while supplies last, the rifles pay tribute to the beginnings of Henry Repeating Arms as a company and the origins of the lever action rifle's enduring legacy in America.

Tips for Hunting Pre-Rut Mule Deer

Just before the breeding season bucks make seemingly random decisions, forcing us to analyze their habitat’s food, water and cover and how each factor influences their behavior.


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