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2013 Pheasant Hunting Gear Guide

Monday, August 26th, 2013

With the 2013 pheasant hunting opener drawing closer, it’s time to gear up. In addition to Pheasants Forever’s 2013 Pheasant Hunting Gear Guide, you can view our complete collection of upland hunting gear, bird dog products, and upland lifestyle merchandise at

TenzingvestBest New Vest – Tenzing Bird Vest

Hunting pack meets upland vest in this innovative entry into the upland world from Tenzing. Its 13 pockets, water capabilities (both a hydration pouch and mesh water holders) and wrap-around bird pouch fit neatly into 3 lbs. 2 oz. Read the full review.

BerettawomvestBest New Women’s Vest – Beretta Women’s Wax Cotton Upland Vest

Women pheasant hunters should find it easier to swing their shotguns in a vest that’s been specifically fitted to their shape.


Best New Women’s Gear – Beretta Women’s Techno Windshield Sweater

This full-zip is classy enough to serve as “upland lifestyle” dress wear or something cozy to slip on after a full day in the field, but don’t let the stylish shooting sweater fool you – it’s fit for the field. Modeled after the best-selling men’s version, all the warmth and wind protection of the men’s version are there in a longer cut design specific for women.

WingworksBest American-Made Product – WingWorks Vest

One of the best-reviewed upland products in recent memory, the WingWorks vest has been heralded by hardcore hunters and dog trainers for its design and durability. Made in Idaho, it features deep shell pockets, two 32 oz. water bottles and is designed for many add-on components. The WingWorks may very well be the last vest you ever buy.

BirdCampBest Classic Upland Look – Irish Setter Bird Camp Wool Jacket

It’s not much different than what your grandpa wore pheasant hunting 50 years ago, and that’s not a bad thing. The plaid is timeless and with a full liner and wind-resistant material, this is, at its core, a field coat.

MarshlordBest Buy – Gamehide Marshlord Pullover

A comfortable, waterproof pullover that’s perfect for those not-so-perfect pheasant hunting days. Read the full review.

WSIwikiBest New Base Layer – WikiMax Men’s Quarter Zip

WSI Sports took hunter feedback and modified its already-popular blaze orange base layer. The American-made WikiMax Men’s Quarter Zip can stand alone on warmer days, and makes for great layering come late season.

KingofCattailsBest Bird Dog Breed Boasting – King of the Cattails Cap and T-Shirt

Owners of cattail-busting Labrador retrievers can proudly wear the King of the Cattails Cap, coupled with the King of the Cattails T-Shirt, to stake a fair claim as owning the roughest, toughest bird buster around. Just be prepared to challenge all comers.

SportDOG425Best eCollar – SportDOG Brand FieldTrainer 425

Space conscious hunters will be happy with the most compact eCollar system SportDOG has ever built. The 425 is ideal for yard or field training with close-working flushing or retrieving dogs.

skunkplusBest New Bird Dog Accessory – Pets Rule Skunk Plus

You’re heard that an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure. While true, it never hurts to have a couple pounds of cure in your hunting rig.

The Over/Under blog is written by Andrew Vavra, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever’s Marketing Specialist.