Has the economy impacted your hunting.  Undoubtedly you’ve seen the signs of struggles on your local hunting shops and even the big guys.  There’s been some reports of Sportsmans Warehouse, a Utah based company, closing some locations and possibly changing ownership.  I’ve seen a great local archery shop close it’s doors.  My friends over at TSI Outfitters have had to close down after only just over two years.   So is hunting one of the first places we cut back on in a tight economy?

My experience and my attitude would say no.  I can rationalize a bit when it comes to buying hunting gear.  One year we were in the process of moving and so I had to get a lot of new gear, I mean I couldn’t access my hunting gear right?  Hunting addicts are like motorcycle owners or boat owners.  No matter how tight things get you have to salvage you baby!! Also what a better emergency preparedness kit than hunting gear?

  • Primos Hunting Calls
    The Primos Bullet Proof Camera is the simplest camera to use, perioda / Simply insert batteries and an SD card, then turn the camera on. You get full color daytime images and infrared night images. Never before has surveillance been so simple. Battery Life 9 Months Runs on 8 AA Batteries 6 Mega Pixel 14 850nM Low Glow LED's 30 ft Night Range 1 second trigger speed 10 second trigger interval Photo Only 1 Year Warranty Primos recommends using SanDisk SD and SDHC Cards up to 16GB capacity (not included) Mfg: Primos Hunting Calls
    $52.99  from Brownells
  • Primos Hunting Calls
    The Primos Bullet Proof Camera is the simplest camera to use, perioda / Simply insert batteries and an SD card, then turn the camera on. You get full color daytime images and infrared night images. Never before has surveillance been so simple. Battery life of 9 months Runs on 4 AA batteries 8 MP 45a 2 night range 14 850nM low glow LEDs 1 second trigger speed Photo & 720p video 1 year warranty Mfg: Primos Hunting Calls
    $59.99  from Brownells
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    As part of an historic collaboration, Brooks Brothers and Beretta present this unique outdoor hunting coat, made from microfiber. Wind and water-resistant properties keep you dry and warm in the fields while hands-free, weight-bearing shoulder straps help shed the coat easily when afternoon temperatures rise. Double-zip. Corduroy collar. Rainproof inner cuffs. Signature tartan detail at interior. Underarm ventilation. Gel-Tec Recoil Reducer absorbs shock when shooting. Shooting patches. Game pocket. Inner pocket. Cell phone pocket. Packable rain hat included. Machine wash. Imported.
    $249.00  from Brooks Brothers