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Allen Ultimate Floating Waterfowl Bag Advantage Max 4 Camo

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Gizmos & Gadgets — Allen Ultimate Floating Waterfowl Bag Advantage Max 4 Camo

My first waterfowl hunt would have been comical—well, actually it was for everyone involved except me. I was invited to hunt ducks and owned a shotgun. What else did I need? Of course, I ran out and bought waders and a couple of calls—that I didn’t know how to blow—and threw my gear in a backpack. Allen’s Ultimate Floating Waterfowl Bag incorporates loops for eight game calls, removable shoulder strap and double lid design.

Allen Camo Cloth Tape In Realtree


Gizmos & Gadgets — Allen Camo Cloth Tape

Camo cloth Tape has it naysayers, most of which have never used it. I started using camo tape in the ’80s when all bows came with high-gloss wood or painted finishes. A few years ago, I used a roll on a test gun that had seen better days. Once a year, I pull it out to remove the old tape, check the status and apply a new role. So far, the tape has not caused it to rust or pit, but let’s look at a few criticisms.

Wildlife Research Center Scent Killer Gold

Hunting and Outdoors

Looking for a Scent Solution this Deer Season? Wildlife Research Center has the Answer!

When we were kids, my dad paid a bounty of 10 cents per mouse. This more than peaked the interest my brother (Brian) and I already had for catching mice. In the beginning, we thought cheese was the ticket. It seemed to work well enough in the cartoons, and we didn’t know any better. It didn’t take long to realize our mice were not fond of cheese. We decided that if we wanted to be successful, we were going to have to do some experimenting on our own.

Calling Coyotes

Hunting and Outdoors

Gizmos & Gadgets: Coyote Juice

When a coyote comes to a cal like its tail was on fire, its nose will be working overtime as well. ‘Ol Wily’s tactic is to circle downwind to see if the nose is telling the same story the ears heard. This is where Wildlife Research Center’s deadly predator attractor scent—Coyote Juice—will tip the odds in your favor.

Ultimate Duck Call Kit


Gizmos & Gadgets — Ultimate Duck Call Kit

Learning to call ducks is not as hard as you think. Every great duck caller had to start somewhere and now it’s your turn. I received my first lesson from Buck Gardner, a Champion of Champion duck caller. After that, you’ll need a call. There are single and double reed calls, wood, plastic and acrylic calls to name few. Buy a beginners kit such as the Ultimate Duck Call Kit with a DVD and worry about the rest later.