January 14, 2021
Delivering speeds up to 321 fps at a 27.5-inch draw, the Prima boasts unmatched accuracy and performance in a women’s hunting bow. Mathews’ new Centerguard Cable containment system optimizes timing of the Crosscentric cams and creates additional vane clearance, while Nano740 reduces noise and vibration at the shot. Weighing in under 4 pounds at 30 inches axle-to-axle, the Prima is perfectly compact for female hunters with a 5.5-inch brace height and 80 percent letoff. The new rig is available in draw weights of 40, 50, and 60 pounds and draw lengths from 21.5-27.5 inches. Several patterns and colorways are available, including new-for-2021 First Lite Specter and Under Armour All-Season Forest.
MSRP: $1,099 | mathewsinc.com
Sitka Fanatic Base Layers
Featuring permanent Polygiene odor control technology, Sitka’s new women’s Fanatic base layer bottoms offer stealth and versatility for all-day hunts. Minimal low-profile flatlock seams and a low-profile waistband boast next-to-skin comfort without added bulk. The Heavyweight Bottom is constructed of an ultra-warm comfort stretch fleece, while the Lightweight Bottom and Boy Short feature a quick-dry, lightweight knit. All pieces are compatible with most aftermarket relief systems so you never have to leave the stand when nature calls.
MSRP: $99 (Heavyweight Bottom); $69 (Lightweight Bottom); $35 (Boy Short) | sitkagear.com
Designed for serious bowhunting in the backcountry, the new women’s Lodestar from LaCrosse features a GORE-TEX 100-percent waterproof, breathable lining and Vibram outsole with omni-directional lugs for the ultimate traction in any conditions or terrain. The new lightweight shank system and EVA midsole evenly distribute weight and absorb shock for all-day comfort in the field. Lodestar boots are also equipped with a HexGuard rubber toe for added durability and protection. Constructed of Nubuck leather with lightweight abrasion-resistant material, these boots are built to last.
MSRP: $230 | lacrossefootwear.com
Bowtech Eva Shockey Gen 2
Featuring Bowtech’s DeadLock cam technology, the Eva Shockey Gen 2 delivers an incredibly smooth draw and consistent accuracy. A low-profile Clutch grip comfortably reduces torque, and Orbit dampeners significantly reduce vibration. At 30 inches between the axles and just 3.9 pounds with a 7-inch brace height, the new and improved women’s bow packs a punch with speeds up to 323 fps. Now with three solid color or Mossy Oak Breakup Country finish options, the Eva Shockey Gen 2 is available in draw lengths of 23.5-28.5 inches and draw weights of 40, 50, or 60 pounds.
MSRP: $1,199 | bowtecharchery.com
DSG Bexley 2.0
Designed with spring gobbler and early-season whitetail hunts in mind, the new Bexley 2.0 Ripstop Ultra-Lightweight Tech Shirt and Hunting Pant Set is constructed of ultra-light, moisture-wicking fabric with a DWR treatment to keep you dry in light rain. The pullover shirt features a hood with soft elastic binding, comfort length sleeves with thumbholes, and a front pouch for keeping hands warm. The pants boast plenty of pockets for bowhunting essentials as well as adjustable inseams that convert from 29.5-33.5 inches for the perfect fit. The Bexley 2.0 Set sports Realtree Edge camo and is available in women’s sizes XXS- 5XL.
MSRP: $69.99 (Shirt); $79.99 (Pant) | dsgouterwear.com
Nomad Women’s Harvester NXT
For 2021, Nomad is updating its popular Harvester series with the all-new Harvester NXT Jacket and Pant. Both pieces are constructed of quiet high-pile fabric that’s wind-resistant for warmth throughout the mid-season and offer plenty of storage with a variety of pockets throughout. The Harvester NXT Jacket features a 3-piece adjustable hood, safety harness port, and gusseted underarm panels for ease of motion while climbing or drawing. An ever-adjust waistband and zippered leg openings on the Harvester NXT Pant allow for a custom fit and easy on and off while wearing boots. New Harvester NXT pieces are finished in Mossy Oak Droptine camo.
MSRP: $150 (Jacket); $150 (Pant) | nomadoutdoor.com