FISH & GAME GEAR

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY
October 25, 2016
INDUSTRY INSIDER
October 25, 2016

Dredge Head

Grander Custom Tackle, a designer and manufacturer of premium saltwater fishing tackle launched the Grander Dredge Head, an innovative sportfishing dredge that will allow anglers to quickly rig their bait. The bait sockets are designed for quick and simple rigging and come in three different sizes to best fit the bait preferred. Customizeable dredges are now available at grandercustomtackle.com.

Grander
Dredge Head

With a focus on quality, innovation, customization, and consistent performance, the Grander team, comprised of tackle engineers and professional anglers, test and continuously improve product designs. The socket protects the front of the bait keeping the water from entering and causing a blowout. The dredge heads are manufactured in silver or black prismatic tape, with large eyes for extra attraction. 

“To develop a product that is fast and easy to use, the team designed the bait retainer pins to have a taper which allows the pin to lock bait into place quickly and without tools. No wire rigs, no stitching and no wasted time,” said Steve Shockley, Grander Custom Tackle Manufacturing Manager. 

The skirt retaining system is designed to be quick and simple as well.  The strong rubber band holding the skirt in place can be removed with a quick cut and the skirting pliers allow simple installation of the new skirts. Tough mylar skirts can withstand a lot of abuse and still maintain their flash for the reflective quality to attract more fish. All dredge heads come with three original skirts to give a full look when the dredge head is being pulled. Dredge heads can be customized with any combination of the 11 different colors 

Follow Grander Custom Tackle at grandercustomtackle.com. 

Browning Ammo 

A global leader in offering quality and innovative firearms, Browning now introduces a new, full-line of superior performance ammunition for hunting, personal defense and target shooting. The development of Browning Ammunition will provide millions of men and women, including new shooters and hunters across the world, with “The Best There Is.    

Browning BXR 30-06

“Browning Ammunition builds upon the legacy and heritage of our brand while introducing innovative products that will carry the iconic Buckmark™ symbol,” said Travis Hall, Browning president and CEO. 

Browning and Winchester developed this full line of ammunition products under the Browning brand. 

The Browning Ammunition portfolio includes popular ammunition offerings in rifle, shotgun, handgun and rimfire, featuring advanced technologies for hunters and shooters. More information on each product line is available at the new Browningammo.com, which features a responsive design for both mobile and tablet devices. 

“It is a tremendous opportunity to partner with Winchester, the world’s leading manufacturer of ammunition for shooters and hunters,” said Hall.  

Winchester is responsible for product development, manufacturing, marketing and sales. “An alliance with Browning allows us to drive strategic ammunition products deep into the hunting and shooting sports categories,” said Brett Flaugher, vice president of sales, marketing and strategy for Winchester. “This is a significant milestone in the history books of both companies.”  

Visit www.browningammo.com.

SondeCAM HD

FishSens Technology’s SondeCAM HD Underwater Camera features the latest in image-sensing technology for clear-color, high-definition visuals in any light condition. The American-made camera is perfect for fishermen of all levels as well as fisheries managers looking to profile submerged structures or identify fish species and habitats.

SondeCAM HD

The SondeCAM HD’s marine-grade anodized aluminum body has streamlined hydrodynamics for easy movement in the water and blends in well with swimming fish, something that other underwater cameras can’t always guarantee. 

The underwater camera can operate in marine or freshwater environments, with cables available up to 75 feet, and doesn’t flinch when it hits concrete piers or drags across rocky bottoms. Its power and signal cable ups the durability with a high-flex design and an abrasion-resistant polyurethane jacket.

SondeCAM HD connects to popular fishfinders and also comes with an integrated WiFi module that makes it easy to stream videos directly on mobile devices using the free SondeCAM App. From there, users can view, record and share videos from anywhere. The app is available on the Apple App Store as well as in Google Play.

SondeCAM HD is compatible with many popular smartphones, tablets and chartplotters. The camera is powered directly from a boat’s 12VDC power source using an included cable. Find it on fishsens.com for $499.

SnakeGaiters

TurtleSkin SnakeGaiters have the protection you need when hiking or hunting through “Snake Country”. The Gaiters feature patented SnakeArmor material that is made from high performance ballistic textiles and offers the lightest snakebite protection on the market. The light and flexible design make SnakeGaiters a comfortable solution for those spending long hours outdoors. The durable SnakeArmor material has been tested on and successfully repelled a diamondback rattlesnake strike. The Gaiters also will provide protection to those that are walking through terrain with heavy brush or briars. Perfect for the avid and active outdoorsman.

SnakeGaiters

Another great feature about TurtleSkin SnakeGaiters is you can wear them all year round. They provide water and wind resistance making them a suitable hunting gear solution for all seasons. Since the Gaiters individually weigh less than 6 ounces they are not too hot or heavy in the summer months or warmer climates. With a built in YKK zipper on the back you can easily take the Gaiters on and off. SnakeGaiters are very convenient outdoor gear for a camping or hiking trip as they easily fold up and fit nicely into a small backpack.

SnakeGaiters are available in two sizes regular and husky. The built in elastic drawstring design allows men and women of all different builds to fit nicely into them. The Gaiters also feature a reversible design. They are available in Khaki/Khaki, Khaki/Camo, Khaki/Sage, and Sage/Sage for color combinations. SnakeGaiters are easy to take care of as they can be machine washed (mild detergent) and dried (cool tumble dry).

TurtleSkin also makes Chaps, Pants, and Dog Hunting Vests that feature SnakeArmor protective technology. All TurtleSkin SnakeArmor products are proudly made in the USA. To learn more about TurtleSkin SnakeArmor visit www.turtleskin.com or call 603-291-1023.

Sig ECHO1

The ECHO1 Thermal Reflex Sight fuses the fast target acquisition and simplicity of a reflex sight with the latest in thermal imaging technology. Designed in Oregon, assembled right here in the USA and based on the newest generation of thermal imaging sensors, this digital sight offers day or nighttime predator and hog hunting functionality while operating similarly to a conventional reflex sight during the day. The ECHO1 has eight different display modes, including “White Hot” and “Black Hot” to enhance the display for optimal thermal image contrast against the background.

Sig ECHO1

Features include 206×156 uncooled VOx Bolometer array; five default reticles, and the ability to design and upload new reticles at www.sigoptics.com; ability to take pictures in single image and burst mode; Color LCD display for day/night time direct-view targeting; Electronic zoom from 1x to 2x; top-mount peep sight and ROMEO1 adapter plate for backup sights; M1913 Picatinny cross-slot STANAG compliant mount; Thermal detection >1,000 yards, Targeting range >300 yards; 30 Hz frame rate; 8-hour minimum runtime; and IPX-6 Waterproof.

Specifications are 1x/2x magnification, 100 MOA digital elevation adjustment range; 3.2 x 4.5 degrees field of view; 100 MOA digital windage adjustment range. Length, 4.3 inches, width 2.6 inches; weight 14.7 oz. The anufacturer’s suggested retail price is $2,999. ECHO 1 carries Sig Sauer’s Infinite Guarantee.

Heated Rut Jacket

My Core Control improves the daily lives of people through excellence in product innovation. We have redefined wearable technology in apparel, outerwear, and footwear with our utility-patented Electronic Personal Thermal Control on demand. Meaning, for the first time in history, we are able to change a human’s core body temperature and actually see the results on a thermometer. Are you tired of freezing while out on a hunt? They’ve got you covered – check out their Heated Rut Jacket.

Heated Rut Jacket

They strategically place heat on the pulse points on your inner wrists to heat your blood and use your own circulatory system to heat your entire body. Basically, this makes you warm from head to toe. Three adjustable heat settings allow you to adjust the warmth to fit your comfort level, and with up to 12 hours of battery life, you’ll never cut a hunt short again.

Take your hunt to the next level this winter and feel the heat with My Core Control’s Heated Jacket.

Check them out at mycorecontrol.com.

Release a Slam

The Texas Inshore Slam Release Ruler is the perfect tool to help aid in the pursuit of spotted seatrout (speckled trout), red drum (redfish), and flounder. Each Release Ruler is clearly marked with the slot measurements for the particular species.

Current regulations and bag limit details are displayed in a user friendly format.

The ruler is made from a durable waterproof PVC coated vinyl (portable ruler) or 3M material (decal).

Both measure 3 x 37 inches.

The Vinyl ruler is easily stowed, can be moved from boat to boat, or taken on a trip.

Kayak fisherman love the portability.

The premium 3M quality of Release Ruler Decals are equipped with air release long term removable cast vinyl which will not shrink. Decals are also equipped with laminated UV protection.

With amazing graphics, the Inshore Slam Release Ruler is easy to install and costs only $15.99 + shipping for the portable ruler or decal.

Fish, measure, release.

Visit www.releaseruler.com.

MGM Switchview

Following the strict engineering and design standards of nearly a decade of development of the original MGM Switchview scope adjustment lever, the latest innovation is the FoldDown Switchview Lever. 

MGM Switchview

MGM Switchview levers undergo continuous refinement and the new Fold Down Switchview maintains ease of use and operation while adding level of convenience with its FoldDown feature for improved storage, travel and competition use. 

CNC machined of 6061 alloy with nylon bushings for consistent folding/pivoting movement, the FD  Switchview precisely fits many scopes from major optics manufacturers, the FD Switchview comes with an intermediate two-hole lever while optional one-hole and three-hole levers are available separately.

MGM Switchview levers revolutionize rifle scope use – A small, lightweight accessory which clamps around the power adjustment ring of variable power scopes and perfectly enables quick and easy adjustment of the scope’s power setting with just a light push or pull of the lever while maintaining natural hand, arm and firing position. Perfect!

Suggested retail price is $89.95. Made in America. Visit mgmswitchview.com.

Maxpedition

The Maxpedition RIFTCORE Backpack is an ergonomic pack with quick release yoke-style straps, along with an adjustable sternum strap.  There is also a stowable and padded waist belt with gear loops, which can be easily be adjusted by cinching forward.

Maxpedition

The semi-rigid fleece-lined EVA pocket on the front of the pack is ideal for storing sunglasses, electronics, or valuables.  There is also a lower pocket with ample organization.  Four (4) side compression straps take pressure off zippers when fully packed.  The Lattice Attachment System (ATLAS) allows for modular attachments to be added, and packs can be customized to best suit the user.

 The middle compartment, which has a full clamshell opening, comes with multiple loop-lined adjustable straps that can be repositioned to make organizing and locating contents much easier.   The lockable main compartment has multiple Gossamer mesh pockets and elastic straps for organization.  There is also a hydration reservoir, along with dual hydration ports.

 The padded rear of the pack has 2-way access to a fully loop-lined rear CCW compartment.  A double-sided Security Lockout Strip is included, so contents do not fall out of the compartment.

 The overall size is 12 x 8 x 18  inches, and the overall volume of the pack is 1400 cubic inches (23 liters).  Shapeshift handles have been added for a more comfortable carry.  Positive Grip zipper pulls make opening the pack faster and easier, and seatbelt webbing is very skin-friendly.  Stress points are double stitched, bar-tacked, circular bar-tacked, or “Box-and-X” stitched for added strength.

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