By Carolee Anita Boyles,
If any one company can be called the leader in serious hunting clothing for women, it’s Prois. The company’s Archtach jacket is filled with goose down that has been treated with an acrylic so that it’s weather resistant and very packable. It has a micro fiber rip stop exterior so that if it tears, the tear stops within a very small grid. It weighs less than two pounds so it’s excellent for back country adventures. The Archtach jacket is available in a variety of camouflage patterns and in black. MRSP $399.99
Browning has expanded its line of camouflage hunting clothing to include women’s sizes. They’ve added the Hell’s Bells line with a little bit of pink on it, and pink deer skull logos. The Hell’s Bells line has all the items that Browning’s Hell’s Canyon line has, including jackets and pants, in sizes up to 2XL. It’s a layering system with either down or Primaloft for insulation. Soft Shell Jacket MSRP $212.00; Soft Shell Pant MSRP $200.00.
Browning Hell’s Bells Top
Along with serious hunting clothing comes a more playful trend, as camo also has come to the beach and to the bedroom. Wilderness Dreams has a line of lingerie, loungewear and beachwear. For women who don’t like pink, there are items in both camouflage patterns with just some lace to make them dressy. Products in the Wilderness Dreams line include bikinis, bras and panties, camisoles, pajamas, T-shirts, and other fun and flirty items, in sizes up to XXL. With so many products available it’s hard to pick just one, but I’d go for the tank nightgown in Mossy Oak Breakup or Naked North Snow, MSRP $38.00.
Spectra Shot has shotgun shells with color enhanced shot that fluoresces. When you shoot these shells under a black light, you can see every pellet brightly illuminated; you can see your shot pattern, and every pellet in your shot string, so you can see where you miss. It’s amazing what happens when you can see what you’re doing wrong; you can make the necessary adjustments so you can break the target. Spectra Shot ammunition is great for shotgun games. Turkey shot MSRP $25/box; Waterfowl shot MSRP $125/4 boxes.