January 11, 2021
Montana Decoy Triax Whitetail Doe
Tested from east to west, Montana Decoy’s new whitetail fake was constructed using a detailed printing process that created a super-calming pose designed to dupe both bucks and does. Those who’ve field-tested the decoy have been amazed with the results. Another win with this decoy is it comes with a pair of Teaser Tails to boost realism, and like all Montana Decoy’s, this 2D fake features a twist-fold design and jointed legs to help it fit perfectly in your pack.
MSRP: $109.99; montanadecoy.com
Ultimate Predator Gear Whitetail Deer Stalker Decoy
The ultimate bow-mounted fake, the Whitetail Deer Stalker Decoy is something every bowhunter needs in their arsenal. A lifelike whitetail doe image that easily transforms to a buck in seconds via the attachment of Stalker Antlers, this decoy works great with on-the-ground setups as well as spot-and-stalk missions. With a total weight of less than 10 ounces and a fold-up diameter of 10-inches, you can tote this imposter anywhere. The decoy attaches in seconds, keeps the bowhunter totally hidden, and the generous shooting window allows for maximum arrow clearance.
MSRP: $98.95; ultimatepredatorgear.com
Wildlife Research Center Trapper John’s Ultimate Buck Lure & Chainsaw Brian’s Premium Doe Estrus
A pair of new scents from WRC and part of the company’s new line of Micro Brew Craft Scents, Trapper John’s Ultimate Buck Lure and Chainsaw Brian’s Premium Doe Estrus are a pair of scents designed to boost your in-the-field success. A tribute to WRC founder John Burgeson, Ultimate Buck Lure is concocted of forgotten secrets from the trappers of long ago. Containing highly attractive oils and super-premium doe urine with estrus secretions, this scent is sure to bring Mr. Big in range. Chainsaw Brian’s Premium Doe Estrus contains High-Octane Doe Estrus Scent made with WRC’s premium doe urine with estrus secretions. It was then super-charged with Territorial Musk to make the blend even more potent.
MSRP: $30/4-ounce bottle/w Magnum Key Wick; wildlife.com
Tink’s Disposable Scent Drippers
Mess-free and a breeze to use, Tink’s Disposable Scent Drippers are now available in #69 Doe-in-Rut, Power Scrape Mock Scrape Starter and Power Scrape Mock Scrape Finisher bags. Designed to drip consistently for up to three days, the three-ounce bags are a breeze to change and promise tough and durable construction.
MSRP: $9.99; tinks.com
Tink’s #1 Doe-P and Trophy Buck Natural & Synthetic Buck Puck Line
For 2021, Tink’s adds to its popular Buck Puck line with the addition of #1 Doe-P and Trophy Buck Natural and Synthetic formulas. Guaranteed to last up to one week and promising no-mess setup, these scent beauties attach to any limb and instantly go to work.
MSRP: $7.99; tinks.com
Conquest Scents Mini Bombs
Available in Certified “In Heat” Bomb, EverCalm Bomb and Rutting Bomb, Conquest’s new-for-2021 Mini Bombs allow bowhunters to use a threesome of different scents to create different levels of scent intensity in their hunting area. These 4- (Certified “In Heat” Bomb) and 3.5-ounce (EverCalm Bomb, Rutting Bomb) canisters take up little room in the pack and with a simple 10-second shake and button press, scent particles are easily propelled on a downwind breeze.
MSRP: Not Available; conquestscents.com
Moultrie Peanut Butter Granular
A powerful new attractant from the minds at Moultrie, all-new Peanut Butter Granular marries the powerful smell of PowerDraw with the high protein and fat content of roasted peanuts. Other materials in the blend include corn, rice, bran and cereal grains. Peanut Butter Granular can be mixed with other feeds, poured on the ground or used in a gravity feeder.
MSRP: $20/5-pound bag; moultriefeeders.com
Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls Atomic-13 Little Big Mouth
A first of its kind, the Atomic-13 Little Big Mouth from the innovative minds at Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls is an aluminum bugle tube loaded with features. Closely resembling the famed Wapiti Whacker, the Little Big Mouth’s aluminum crafting will help callers create rich, clear, and if desired, ultra-high volume. The call’s patented V.E.T.T. System fits a tuned coil spring into the mouth end for increased clarity, and the throat of the bugle generates optimal back pressure, high volume and requires less air than a full-size tube.
MSRP: $49.95; rockymountainhuntingcalls.com
Duel Game Calls Stretchback Deer Call
Featuring patented Dual Chamber Technology, which projects air and sound through a pair of sound chambers designed to imitate the oral and nasal cavities of live game animals, Duel’s Stretchback Deer Call provides true-to-life sounds bowhunters can depend on to bring bucks close. The call ensures freeze-free use and the reeds and soundboard work in harmony with seven O-ring stretch positions to allow hunters to create everything from dominant grunts to subtle grunts to high-note doe and fawn bleats. This easy-to-use call comes in colors of black, orange, green and red.
MSRP: $31.99; duelgamecalls.com
Primos Slide Bugle Elk Call
Those that wander the hills in search of wapiti nirvana will love Primos’ new Slide Bugle Elk Call. Designed around the concept of a sliding tray that allows easy insertion and removal of Primos’ diaphragm calls, pressure can be applied by the top or bottom lip, allowing callers to better customize their elk music. From cow to bull to calf sounds, this call will make them all, and the diaphragm is protected when not in use.
MSRP: $38.99; primos.com
Hunters Specialties Compact Rattle Box
A rattle call that will do it all and fit in the palm of your hand, the all-new Compact Rattle Box from Hunter’s Specialties is capable of producing long-distance initial cracks, hard boxing matches as well as those clacks created by bucks just looking to do a little sparing. Strategically formulated resins ensure real-antler sound.
MSRP: Not Available; hunterspec.com
Hunters Specialties Buck Bark Deer Call
Inspired by the whitetail masterminds Mark and Terry Dury, the Buck Bark was constructed from injection molded rubber and has a built-in snort wheeze chamber. The design is sweet — a skull platform with snort wheeze exhaust made from the existing eye socket — and the call ensures crisp, clear buck tones.
MSRP: Not Available; hunterspec.com