Top Deer Gear 2016: Deer Hunter's Tool Kit

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posted on September 6, 2016
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Optics
Styrka S7 15x-45x-65mm spotter ($769.95) features multi-coated, extra-low dispersion objective lenses for optimum low-light performance; BaK4 prisms; and nitrogen purging to make it fogproof.

Leupold RX-FullDraw2 Archery Rangefinder ($324.99) ranges from 6-850 yards and TBR Bow Mode ranges to 175 yards; lenses are multi-coated; it’s waterproof; it’s 6X; and includes cordura holster; accurate to .5 yard.

Scouting
Moultrie Panoramic 180i Game Camera ($299.99) takes 14-megapixel stills and 1280P HD video with a 180-degree, 70-foot range. Less than .5-second trigger speed. Invisible nighttime IR flash. Compatible with Moultrie Mobile field modem.

Stealth Cam GX45NG Scouting Camera ($279.99) takes 12-megapixel stills and 1080p HD video with audio. Features built-in 2-inch LCD screen; 100-foot no-glow range; less than .4-second trigger speed.

Scent Control
Code Blue scents ($12.95-$17.95) feature premium potent attractants like Tarsal Gland, Screamin’ Heat Buck Urine, Scrape Mate, Doe Estrous and more. All scents collected are “from one deer to one bottle.”

Atsko Zero Odor odor control powder ($6.63) is newly packaged but the same tried, tested and proven long-lasting odor-control protection.

Calls
Knight & Hale’s Arrowhead Multi-Call ($12.99) creates a grunt, doe bleat and fawn bleat, and The Natural ($24.99) has a two-piece American walnut tube to make loud inhale/exhale grunts.

Broadheads
Bloodsport Wraith fixed-blade broadheads ($29.99/3-pack) are three-blade, stainless steel, reversible double-edged blades; 100 grains, 11/8-inch cutting diameter.

Knives
Camillus Jolt folding knife ($114.99) has a 3.25-inch D2 steel carbonitrided titanium non-stick blade, custom carbon-fiber handle and liner lock.

Buck Knives BuckLite Max knife ($30.00) has a 3.25-inch 420 HC stainless steel blade with drop-point tip, full tang and orange rubber handle. Black nylon sheath included.

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