5 Products You Need To Make The Most Of Deer Season

New gear to help make this your best deer season ever.


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For the Midwest whitetail hunter, a daypack large enough to carry the essentials while small enough to hang comfortably next to your treestand is ideal. Insert Tenzing and its WHITETAIL SPECIFIC PACKS made expressly for this situation. The TC 1260 weighs 2 pounds, 6 ounces, with 1,285 cubic inches of carrying capacity, including eight pockets, and nine exterior compression straps. Specialized pockets that are made to hold binocs and a rangefinder for easy accessibility line the padded hip panels. Designed with stealth in mind, the pack is made of a soft tricot fabric, ensuring a silent stalk to your stand.


$180; tenzingoutdoors.com

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Tactical may be all the rage, but there's something to be said for fine leather in hunting equipment. GALCO recognizes the desire for outfitting your rifle with leather products and offers the premium butt cuff for the sporting gentle- man or lady. Made with premium latigo dark havana leather, suede, and nylon lacing, the butt cuff holds five rounds in 12 gauge, .30-30, .308, and .30-06; or six rounds in .44, .45, or .45-70.

$90; galcogunleather.com

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Let's be honest...finding public land to hunt isn't easy. onX Hunt recognized this problem and DEVELOPED AN ESSENTIAL TOOL for any DIY'er: color-coded topo maps that highlight public and private land boundaries as well as landowner information. Compatible on a Garmin GPS, computer, or mobile device, the maps are detailed and state specific. Choose your locale and start planning. You have a freezer to fill.

$15 — $100; onxmaps.com

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What do you get when outdoor enthusiasts design a line of optics with the goal of perfection? Riflescopes made to compete against the best. The TORIC line from TRACT comes complete with TRACT's Ultra High Definition optical system, Schott HT glass, and fully multicoated lens. BUILT WITH THE BEST high-precision components, the TORIC line offers bright and sharp images as the sun is setting, keeping your eyes on the prize until last light.

$654 — $724; tractoptics.com

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LEUPOLD has upped the ante in the archery world with the improved Vendetta 2 rangefinder that keeps your hands on the bow and your finger on your release while drawing on a Booner. Mount it directly to your compound or crossbow and push the trigger pad for an instant digital readout or hold for three seconds for a 40-second scan mode that continuously adjusts distance, angles, and elevation of your moving target.

$455; leupold.com

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