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Mystery Ranch NICE Crew Cab, Hilleberg Soulo

Mystery Ranch NICE Crew Cab, Hilleberg Soulo

 

As some of you head out for your elk hunt this year or begin packing for your upcoming backcountry hunts, hopefully you use a checklist of some sort. I have a spreadsheet with all of my gear on it with multiple columns. The columns dictate the type of hunt, then all I need to do check the items as I pack them and as a bonus, it spits out the total weight of what my pack should weigh. [Read more…]

Redesigned Stratus System Raises your Whitetail Game

Sitka Gear Stratus JacketBozeman, MT – Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, is proud to introduce the re-engineered Stratus System to its stellar line of whitetail gear. The Stratus System boasts the label of the most versatile system in the Whitetail Line for Sitka in 2015. The Stratus System is an excellent early to mid-season choice, but with the correct under layering the Stratus line can be worn well into the later part of the whitetail season.

Completely re-engineered for 2015, the Stratus Jacket, Pant and Vest makeup the most versatile whitetail system that Sitka Gear has to offer. With a GORE® WINDSTOPPER® membrane sandwiched between a wet-printed Micro-Fleece shell and a micro grid fleece backer, the Stratus creates the quietest 100% windproof system available today. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Adds Technical Packs

Sitka Gear has added two technical packs to its lineup, both aimed at serious whitetail hunter and covered in Gore Optifade Forest.

The Tool Box is a compact (1,000 ci) messenger-type bag designed for morning or evening hunts. Multiple built-in straps and loops secure the Tool Box to a tree without hooks or screws. Once secured, imagine a shaving kit that opens up to offer easy access to all your gear, with room to stow shed layers with the changing conditions.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Bow Carry System
  • Zippered Mesh Pockets
  • Full Zippered Main Compartment [Read more…]

You Are Nothing In GORE OPTIFADE

I have been using the GORE OPTIFADE Concealment patterns for a few years now. By now most of you have seen or at least have heard of Ortifade. There are 3 GORE OPTIFADE Concealment patters as you read this. There is the OPTIFADE Open Country, OPTIFADE Forest and OPTIFADE Marsh which will be released in or around June. On this article we will primarily focus on the OPTIFADE Forest pattern, which was designed specifically for treestand hunters. But, if you are interested in the OPTIFADE Marsh pattern, you get more information here. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Early Season Whitetail Pant

A leader in high-performance hunting apparel, Sitka Gear’s new Early Season Whitetail Pants are designed with a quiet and durable four-way stretch fabric for both comfort and freedom of movement.

Revolutionary Gore Optifade Concealment Forest concelament helps hunters “dissolve” into the surrounding environment. These pants offer large cargo pockets for storage and boot gaskets for a comfortable fit. [Read more…]

New Sitka Boreal Jacket

New Addition To The Waterfowl Line Keeps Waterfowler’s Focused On the Sky in The Coldest Conditions.

Bozeman, MT.- Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, is excited to announce a new addition to their waterfowl line for 2013; the Boreal Jacket. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear announces Early Season Whitetail Pant

Bozeman, MT. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, is excited to announce the introduction of their Early Season Whitetail Pant.

Built with an exceptionally durable fabric, this new pant will keep the early season whitetail hunter protected against the most rugged brush and terrain on the hike in, while comfortably engaged while in the tree or blind. With 4-Way stretch fabric these pants will easily swivel and stay true to your bodies every movement. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Goes Lite On The Jetstream

Bozeman, MT- Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Jetstream Lite Jacket and Vest featuring the extremely weather resistant WINDSTOPPER® technology. The Jetstream Lite Vest and Jacket are essential items for the active western hunter who requires a lightweight and packable wind protection piece.

A key design feature on the Jetstream Lite series is the utilization of a unique 4-way stretch GORE fabric that provides a trimmer fit and increased mobility, with Traverse fabric on the shoulder, ease of movement and not feeling weighed down by your gear won’t be an issue. With 2 chest pockets and 2 hand pockets on the jacket and 1 chest and 2 hand pockets on the vest, you’ll be sure to have all of your key items within easy reach. [Read more…]

Stay Dryer For Longer With The Stormfront

Bozeman, MT- Inspired by the growing needs of guides and outfitters, Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, has redesigned their Stormfront Jacket and Pant to accommodate allow longer stays in wet, nasty weather. Because staying dry with the highly breathable GORE-TEX® doesn’t just mean an enjoyable hunt, it sometimes means surviving.

With large chest pockets on the jacket and cargo pockets on the pants, you’ll be able to have all your key items close to you for easy use and storage. Rugged terrain is no match for the durable material that can withstand those harshest hikes into and out of the back country. To top it off they have updated the feature set to include a longer length collar and tail, water sealing cuffs, larger chest pockets, a fold away hood, and enhanced articulation.

Stormfront Jacket Specs:
Rugged 3-Layer Hard Shell
Fit is adjusted to wear over many layers
Fold Away Hood
Pit-Zips
Sizes: M-XXL
GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Open Country
MSRP: $599 [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Titles Hunting Film Tour

Sitka Gear Titles Hunting Film TourBozeman, MT. – Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, is proud to announce that they are the presenting sponsor for the Hunting Film Tour that will be traveling the United States beginning April 24th and hitting up 25 cities in 2013.

Sitka has long been an advocate and industry leader in supporting story tellers when it comes to hunting films, and now this film tour will be bringing those story tellers and their fans together to enjoy these films on the big screen.

“As soon as this opportunity presented itself, we knew we had to be involved and jumped on board,” stated Sitka Marketing Director David Brinker. [Read more…]