Must-Have Waterfowl Gear for 2020

posted on November 9, 2020

Waterfowlers, pay attention. We've got the scoop on the latest and greatest gear you need this season.

Browning Wicked Wing High Pile Hooded Jacket

Browning Wicked Wing High Pile Hooded Jacket

This soft-shell mid-weight jacket provides the warmth, comfort and mobility you need to swing a shotgun during long days in the blind. High-pile fleece interior and fleece-lined hood keeps your core from cooling down. Upper pockets are also fleece lined to bring life back to cold hands. Water resistant front zipper and elastic cuffs keep moisture from getting through. Available in Realtree Max-5 and Realtree Timber camo patterns. MSRP: $99.99;

Original Pinteal Bluetooth Controller

Original Pinteal Controller

Ditch the little remotes and control your spinning-wing motorized decoys right from your smartphone with the Original Pinteal Bluetooth controller. Turn them on and off, set a timer and control the speed of multiple decoys by attaching a Pinteal wiring harness and downloading the Pinteal app. Harness systems integrate with nearly any make and model of decoy, providing you a 70-yard control range. MSRP: $64.99;

Frogg Toggs Grand Refuge 2.0 Bootfoot Chest Waders

Frogg Toggs Grand Refuge 2.0 Bootfoot Chest Waders

Hunt the season from start to finish in one wader with this versatile chest rig from Frogg Toggs. A breathable and lightweight waterproof shell reinforced with heavy-duty abrasion-resistant nylon in the knees, shins and seat keeps water at bay, and the quilted, 120-gram insulated liner is removable—and washable—making this a wader you can wear all season in any conditions. Boot sports 1,200 gram Thinuslate insulation. MSRP: $289.99;

Lifetime Decoys FlexFloat Decoys

Lifetime Decoys FlexFloat Decoys

The new FlexFloat decoys from Lifetime Decoys are molded with durable and flexible EVA foam, making them perhaps the lightest, quietest, most unbreakable and unsinkable decoys ever made. Dual-Flow Swimkeel with removable self-righting weights creates great movement on water and also provides a base for placement on dry land or ice. Anchor points reinforced with stainless steel. Multiple species available in packs of six and 12. MSRP: $99.99-$219.98;

HiViz LiteWave H3 CompSight Bead Replacement Front Sight

HiViz LiteWave H3 CompSight

Maintain focus on the bird while your peripheral vision uses the aiming point to put the gun on target fast and accurately in any lighting conditions with the new LiteWave H3 CompSight from HiViz. Sports a green LitePipe with a steel base that mounts on the rib of your shotgun and replaces your existing front bead. Mounting screws of varying thread size included. MSRP: $55;


Hyper Raptor 410 Lead
Hyper Raptor 410 Lead

First Look: Barnett Hyper Raptor

With a lightweight composite riser and measuring just over 7 inches axle-to-axle when cocked, the Hyper Raptor provides maneuverability in tight-quartered hunting spaces.

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#SundayGunday: Chiappa Little Badger Take Down Xtreme

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The Impact Pro has all the innovative features and conveniences of the original Impact, with a series of upgrades that turkey hunters will appreciate.


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