Here are our top ATV choices for deer hunting this year.
ATVs have helped revolutionize hunting by making difficult locations easier to access and exit. They have become a well sought-out resource for hunters.
Comfort, handling, and size all play a role in choosing the right ATV for you. After all, you don’t want to arrive completely exhausted from a rough ride to your hunting location.
Your preferred method of storage will also play an important role in your decision.
Check out these top choices, and pick one out with a little bit more info than you had when you woke up this morning.
Arctic Cat – Diesel 700 Super Duty
This is the ultimate ATV for rough terrain and heavy lifting, which is critical in deer hunting. This Arctic Cat ATV has excellent ground clearance, great traction, and also has a 3-point hitch (like that of a farm tractor), which makes it convenient to bring an extra trailer with you. They’ve lowered the center of gravity which helps with sharp, quick turns. Sharp cornering is also easy due to the Double A-arms to prevent deflections.
Polaris – Sportsman 570 SP
The Hunter Edition Sportsman comes standard with a Polaris HD winch, gun scabbard, rear rack extender, work lights, and hand/thumb warmers to make the hardest working hunting ATV straight from the factory. Powerful headlights make it practical to get back to camp if you get caught up in the field or on the trails and return in the dark. It has convenient storage pockets throughout and is designed with ergonomics in mind to make room for your feet and legs. It is known for its suspension and ground clearance. Turning this one into a hunting vehicle was not an afterthought for Polaris.
Honda – FourTrax Rincon
This vehicle offers the whole package. It has Honda’s largest ATV engine, incorporates leading technology, and has ideal comfort and ride quality. This year, it has a more efficient engine and it runs greener than ever. New tires offer better-than-ever traction on the trails. Perhaps most importantly, it now comes in Honda’s new proprietary Phantom Camo color. This is no doubt one of the best vehicles for your money.
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Suzuki – KingQuad 750AXi
This Suzuki comes with an independent rear suspension, locking front differential, and a very powerful engine needed for functional and working vehicles. It comes with an easy to read LCD display, 18-amp maintenance-free battery for power, and a low center of gravity for great cornering.
Polaris – Ranger Crew 800
Though not a true ATV, this group transport can carry six people, has a powerful 40 HP 800 twin with EFI for quick starts, and can tow up to one ton of equipment. It has a large dump box with a locking system for a safe ride. It comes with loads of storage compartments throughout the vehicle. Just like all other Polaris vehicles, it has great ground clearance and suspension. This is such a great vehicle for families or hunters that like to hunt in large groups, we couldn’t not include it.
All these vehicles would be great additions to your hunting resources. Consider your needs, weigh the options, and choose wisely.