These duck hunting supplies should not be overlooked. Grab them before you head to the blind.
Duck hunting can also mean the use of boats. Storing and protecting duck hunting supplies in a boat often necessitates using a lot of little containers and bags. Gear must be kept dry and secure while on-board. At the same time, hunting from a boat exposes you to damp and cold conditions. Having the right duck hunting supplies to deal with these nuances can make the difference being comfortable and being miserable.
Using a lot of gear in an environment full of water, mud and brush and hunting in tight confines with other people increases the odds of misplacing or losing your duck hunting supplies. These last minute duck hunting supplies featured in the slide show will help you handle the unique demand that come with serious duck hunting.
View the slideshow to see the best duck hunting gifts under $50.
A.G.O. 4-in-1 Bomber Jacket
Duck hunting is best when the weather is its worst. This means there is always a need to stay warm and dry. Also, duck hunting requires a lot of equipment. It is a chore to keep your gear dry and at the same time accessible. You must plan for the unexpected. Having extra gear as well as a variety of gear is always a good idea.
Rain parkas can serve many functions. Keep yourself dry on a boat ride, provide and extra layer of warmth, use as a second jacket or hide your dog under it. Check out the A.G.O. 4-in-1 Bomber Jacket. At less than $50 this lightweight packable parka is well worth it.
High-Back Waterfowl Hunting Stool
This High-Back Waterfowl Hunting Stool from Cabela’s folds flat for easy transportation. It has a wide strap that makes it easy to carry. The storage compartment can hold calls, ammo or even lunch.
Herter’s Waterfowl Field Bag
Ducks have great vision and are easily spooked by movement, color and glare. To prevent these problems, most duck hunting blinds are quite a hike from the parking area. Traveling to the blind often presents a challenge due to all the gear that needs to be carried. You need to figure out how to carry everything and at the same time keep the weight down to make it manageable. Using innovative packaging and containers will help you get all your gear to the blind.
A durable bag with pockets, dividers and a large main compartment will be an asset for carrying gear. Look for one with a carry handle as well as a wide strap to make it easy to get to and from the blind. This Herter’s Waterfowl Field Bag can be purchased for under $50 and is often available on sale for as much as 20% less.
Banded Calls Waterfowl ID Kit
This Banded Calls Waterfowl ID Kit allows you tag your waterfowl quickly in the field. Tagging birds in the field ensures you comply with state and federal laws. This kit is a great addition to your duck hunting supplies for under $50
Hevi-Shot® Speed Ball™ Shotshells
Trying different ammo is a great idea. At the same time, running out of ammo stinks. Taking a few rounds of a different type is a good idea. Specialty ammo like these Hevi-Shot® Speed Ball™ Shotshells can be purchased for various prices, but a decent ammo box will still be under $50.
Synthetic Down Vest
This Synthetic Down Vest is a great accessory. It can be easily put on under or over another garment to add warmth. It is less bulky than another jacket or coat but provide crucial body areas additional heat and protection. There are several selections for under $50.
I don’t know how some hunters live without these decoy gloves. Don’t suffer cold and wet hands when handling decoys. Have you ever had water run into your gloves from the wrist cuff? There is just no way to dry that glove out during the hunt. These special purpose gloves prevent those problems.
Dry boxes provide water resistant storage for important things like ammo, calls and lunch. It can also be useful for dog food or snacks. This type of box can double as a seat.
A simple strap game carrier like this Duck Tote solves the problem of gathering up and carrying all your ducks. Feed them into this carrier and throw the carrier over your shoulder for simple, hands free carrying of your game.
These simple yet effective clamps are useful in any duck blind. You can use it to tether a boat to brush, tie brush together for a make-shift blind, hold brush to create openings in a blind or tie up an unruly dog. There are many other uses that are limited only by your own creativity.
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