This post is focused on showcasing a selection of cool new hunting gear for 2020, with updates each month. We also have an ongoing post for new fishing gear, as well. Check back in each month as we update with some of the newest gear on the market.
New Hunting Gear for 2020 – Firearms & Optics
ATN’s Thor LT
The Thor LT is an exciting advancement for those who want the benefits of thermal hunting at a lower price point than traditionally found. With an MSRP of $1,199, just about any hunter can take advantage of the newest technology in their hog and predator management efforts. For more information on ATN’s new product line offerings, visit http://www.atncorp.com.
Mossberg® 500® Centennial Limited Edition Shotgun
The Mossberg special commemorative model 500 pump shotgun features a nickel-plated receiver engraved with the Mossberg 100th Anniversary logo on the right side and a pair of flushing ruffed grouse on the left, both highlighted in 24 karat gold. This limited edition model will be limited to 750 units, each with a special serial number that incorporates a unique prefix, used only for this production run.
Suggested Retail Price: $910 www.mossberg.com
The New CZ BOBWHITE G2
Bird hunter looking for cool new hunting gear for 2020? With a straight English-style grip, checkered Turkish walnut stock, lightweight CNC receiver, double triggers, five screw-in choke tubes and a tough black chrome finish, the light and rugged CZ Bobwhite G2 mounts quickly, swings well and brings home birds. It is available in 12, 20 or 28 gauges, a 28 inch barrel, chambered in 2 ¾ to 3 inch and weighs between 5 ½ to 7 lbs.,
Suggested Retail Price: $655.00 www.cz-usa.com
Mossberg® Offers Patriot™ Predator 6.5 PRC Bolt Action Rifles
The 6.5 PRC is the newest addition to the Mossberg™ Patriot Predator rifle family. The Patriot Predator features a twin-lug, push-feed machined steel action, a 24 inch free floating, fluted and suppressor ready threaded carbon steel barrel complete with a top-mounted Picatinny rail. It features the Mossberg™ Lightning Bolt Action user-adjustable trigger, two stock and metal finish options, oversize bolt handle and other features.
Suggested Retail Price: $441-$524 www.mossberg.com.
Gamo Whisper Fusion Mach 1 Scoped Air Rifle
Featuring the noise dampening Whisper® technology, the Whisper Fusion Mach 1 scoped air rifle delivers a velocity of 1,020 feet per second in .22 caliber with PBA Platinum pellets. It sports a fluted polymer jacketed 20.5 inch steel barrel, molded synthetic stock, fiber optics front and rear sights, a custom action trigger and a 3-8-40 air rifle scope plus more. Offered in both .17 and .22 caliber.
Suggested Retail Price: $269.99 www.gamousa.com
Savage’s New Model 64 Takedown is Accurate, Dependable and Easy to Use
Savage’s Model 64 Takedown is an easy to disassemble semi-automatic .22 rimfire rifle sporting a 16 ½ inch barrel with open sights, 10-round detachable box magazine, black matt synthetic stock and a drilled and tapped receiver for scope mounts. The lightweight 4.5 pound Model 64 comes housed in an Uncle Mike’s Bug-Out Bag in both right and left hand models.
Suggested Retail Price: $249.00 www.savagearms.com
Henry Long Ranger Lever Action Rifle
The Henry Long Ranger delivers the bolt action performance with the speed of a lever action. Chambered for .223, .243, .308 and 6.5 Creedmore for greater distance and versatility, the Long Ranger incorporates a strong chromed steel bolt with a six-lug rotary head for a tight and consistent lock-up, side ejection, steel bodied flush fit detachable magazine plus more in a seven pound package.
Suggested Retail Price: $1,066 www.henryusa.com
Winchester Adds True Timber Strata to the XPR Line
The new Winchester XPR® Hunter TrueTimber® Strata™ bolt-action rifle offers versatile concealment in an accurate, value driven package. It sports a free-floating, chromoly button rifled steel barrel hardened steel action with a Nickel Teflon® coated bolt with a short 60° lift. The action, barrel and bolt handle have a flat, dark earth Perma-Cote™ finish that complements the TrueTimber® Strata™ camouflaged composite stock.
Suggested Retail Price: $599.99 Winchesterguns.com
Silent Legion’s New Hog Hunting Partner
Available in both .223/5.56 and .30 calibers, in direct-thread and quick-detach versions; these suppressors are constructed of lightweight yet strong long lasting titanium. They reduce sound by 30 dbs. for the .223 model and 32 dbs. for the .30 caliber unit which allows for the opportunity for multiple shots on hogs before they spook. Both suppressors come with a lifetime warranty.
Suggested Retail Price: Varies depending on model www.silentlegion.com
Nikon Introduces PROSTAFF P5 Riflescopes
The Nikon PROSTAFF P5 incorporates fully multi-coated anti-reflective lead-and-arsenic free glass optics for bright images in all lighting conditions. The one inch tube scope features an all-aluminum zoom ring, focusing eyepiece and ¼ MOA knurled turrets for easy handling. All P5 models are waterproof, shockproof and fogproof with generous eye relief for quick target acquisition. All scopes come with Nikon’s NO FAULT Lifetime Repair/Replacement Policy.
Suggested Retail Price: $229.99 – $449.99 www.nikonsportoptics.com
Browning Introduces 16 Gauge Waterfowl load
The new Browning 16 gauge waterfowl load boasts premium plated round steel shot for corrosion resistance even in damp conditions and delivers ideal aerodynamics to keep patterns denser. Traveling at a blazing 1,350 feet per second, This high velocity 2 ¾ inch shell sends it’s 15/16 ounce #2 shot size payload at a blazing 1,350 feet per second speed, which reduces target lead and increases down range target energy and impact.
Duluth Pack Launches New Padded Micro-Suede Gun Cases
Responding to customer demand, Duluth Pack has introduced a new line of long gun and pistol cases incorporating moisture wicking micro-suede. The rifle case is constructed of 15-ounce canvas and/or premium leather, is equipped with outdoor zippers that are much less likely to scratch your firearm and includes a durable cotton webbing shoulder strap. Available lengths range from 43 to 55 inches.
Suggested Retail Price: $375.00 www.duluthpack.com
Announcing the New Sen-X Onyx Tactical Crossbow
The Sen-X onyx by Steamboat is a piece of cool new hunting gear for 2020. This tactical crossbow is powered is one of the most powerful hunting crossbows in the world. Powered by a compressed air system with a referable tank the Onyx features a one-push automatic cocking system which means you can cock your crossbow by simply pushing a button. Its 225 pound draw weight delivers an arrow speed of 330 feet per second.
Suggested Retail Price: $1,599.99 Airventuri.com
Delta McKenzie Wedgie™ Offers Easy Archery Practice Shooting Option
Featuring a freestanding bag design, the Wedgie set up in almost every location and stands without additional support and remains stable and upright at arrow impact. It offers one-handed arrow removal, up to 36 pounds of shot-stopping fill, high-contrast graphics printed on both side, and is available in 20” and 24” sizes. High speed vertical bows and crossbows can be accommodated by this piece of new hunting gear.
Suggested Retail Price: $40.00 & $55.99 www.dmtargets.com
Rocky Mountain Releases the First Cut-X Broadhead
Rocky Mountain’s new First Cut-X crossbow broadhead is 100% spin tested for enhanced precision and unbeatable field-point accuracy. Designed for high-energy, ultra-efficient crossbows the tough 100 grain 4-blade fixed broadhead features an impressive 1 1/8 inch by ¾ inch cutting diameter and its precision engineered fixed-blade aerodynamic design allows it to fly true at speeds in excess of 420 feet per second.
Suggested Retail Price: $19.99 per 3-pack www.feradyne.com
Viper Archery Products Offers Sidewinder Bow Sight Series
The single pin Sidewinder series bow sights feature fast, easy, precise and tool-less elevation adjustments. Available in two models the Sidewinder comes in three fiber-optic diameter options and incorporates a thin and low profile competition style up-pin that insures minimal target blockings. Hard-coat anodized aluminum construction with stainless steel hardware and stainless steel up-pin insures durability. Comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
Suggested Retail Price: $169.99 and $219.99 www.viperarcheryproducts.com
New Spectre Magnetic Expandable Broadheads
To eliminate broadhead failure the new Sprectre broadhead utilizes magnetic blade technology to hold the blades closed during flight but insures instant opening upon impact.
It features an aerodynamic, machined 7075 aluminum ferrule with a hardened carbon-steel four face chisel tip and the thickest strongest razor sharp blades of any expandable broadhead on the market. It is available in a three-pack in both 100 and 125 grain versions.
Suggested Retail Price: $44.99 www.viperarcheryproducts.com
New Hunting Gear 2020 – Knives
Outdoor Edge® WildGuide™ Game Processing Combo
The wild break down set is comprised of a 2.5 inch 420J2 stainless-steel caping knife, a 4-inch stainless steel gut-hook skinner and a T-handle wood or bone saw featuring a 4.9-inch 65 Mn steel blade with triple-ground saw teeth and a chrome coating for long-lasting performance. All three tools in this piece of new hunting gear feature glass-reinforced nylon handles with blaze-orange thermoplastic rubber overmolding encased in a nylon Mossy Oak® camouflage belt sheath.
Suggest Retail Price: $47.95 www.outdooredge.com
Pachmayr Launches New Line of Knives
With a wide range of styles and sizes, the new Pachmayr Every Day Carry line of knives are designed to withstand the rigors of everyday use while remaining compact and comfortable. The six knives in the line include both fixed blade and folders, drop point and cleaver blade styles and a variety of handle materials. Overall knife lengths run from 6.75” up to 8.5 inches.
Suggested Retail Price: $23.98 – $99.98 www.lymanproducts.com
New Hunting Gear 2020 – Accessories
Stealth Cam® Goes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
The all new Stealth Cam FLX uses both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology to offer in-the-field and Local Network communication between the camera and mobile devices or nearby servers. Users can access it from a mobile device and it allows access to imagery and changing of camera settings without contaminating the area with scent. This cool new piece of hunting gear for 2020, delivers 30MP still images, 1080P video and up to 512GB storage with the appropriate card.
Suggested Retail Price: $249.99 www.stealthcam.com
Find those Trails and Dirt Roads with onX Offroad iOS App
The new onXoffroad app includes mapping of over 985 million acres of public land, 240,000+ miles of roads and trails, 54,000 campsites, weather forecasting and additional GPS features. It allows downloading of satellite imagery maps for off the grid mapping. It allows customization by vehicle capability and offers four categories, including dirt bike, 50-inch width, high-clearance 4×4 and full-width roads.
Suggested Retail Price: $3.00/Month $29.00/Year www.onxmaps.com
Blend in, or stand out, with the New Backroadz Camo Truck Tent
The Napier Backroadz camo truck tent 19 offers a fully built-in floor, storm flaps in the windows and doors, a full rainfly and, due to the color-coded pole and sleeve assembly allows easy and quick set-up. The Backroadz is available in four sizes and features shock-corded poles, seam sealed rain fly, a gear loft, gear pocket and lantern holder.
Suggested Retail Price: $199.99 www.napieroutdoors.com
Y’all Wood Duck Calls offer Handcrafted Quality and Economy
Uniquely built of hand-harvested Bobock and Hickory tree wood from the Mississippi Delta, each Y’all wood call is hand cut, hand turned and hand tuned resulting in a true resonating and proven effective top quality duck call. In addition to wood models, the Y’all duck call is available in a polycarbonate model and both feature double reed and are hand tuned.
Suggested Retail Price: $19.99 www.bigshowoutdoors.com
New from Rumpl – Puffy Down Blanket
Constructed of 20D Ripstop nylon and polyester fabric with a DWR shield, the Rumpl Realtree camo Down Puffy Blanket is durable and water, odor and stain resistant. Its 600 fill down insulation provides comfort down to 40°F. The 50 x 70” Puffy Down throw weighs only one pound and fits into a compact 5” x 6” stuff pack (included). Machine washable
Suggested Retail Price: $199.00 www.rumpl.com
Helinox Offers Lightweight, portable Outdoor Comfort
The lightweight portable yet durable Helinox camp chair is a must for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities. Weighing in at 2.1 pounds, the Helinox packs down to roughly the size of a water bottle (4”x4”x 14” in its case) and will hold up to 320 pounds. It is weather and UV-resistant, it’s aluminum pole frame makes for quick se-up and accessories are available
Suggested Retail Price: Starting from $70.00 helinox.com
Firminator: The Best Food Plot Implementation on Earth
When it comes to food plots, Ranew’s Firminator offers the ultimate in flexibility in working and planting a food plot. In addition to offering a wide range of angles and pitch adjustments, the Firminator combines a heavy-duty disc harrow, an agricultural-grade cultipacker and precision ground-driven seed system in one unit, allowing it to handle planting a food plot from start to finish. It is three tools in one piece of equipment.
Contact for Quote www.Thefirminator.com
Pigs-Dig-It™ Pulls Hogs in Close for Hunting Success
Pigs-Dig-It is a granular super affordable, long-range attractant that boasts a powerfully intense aroma that will bring wild pigs running. It comes in five pound bags. It is easy to apply to any area and the pungent stinky-cheese aroma, when applied to and slightly worked into the soil in areas with good air circulation and thermal currents draws pigs in from long distances.
Suggested Retail Price: $10.99 www.bigandj.com
New ElimiShield® X10D Concentrate
In need of cool new hunting gear for 2020 that helps eliminate even deep down odors from clothing? The ElimiShield® X10D concentrate bonds to clothing fibers and produces a long-tem “uninhabitable” surface for odor-causing components, resulting in virtually scent-free clothing. X10D is recommended for use for treating those garments that actually touch the skin and /or are exposed to body odor, such as undergarments, gloves, socks and hats. One 10-ounce bottle of Elimishield® X10D will treat 10 pounds of clothing and/or soft gear in a short 10 minute process.
Suggested Retail Price: $39.99 www.elimishieldhunt.com
Tapplock Introduces New Digital Firearm Lock
For the tech savvy, safety conscious hunter in search of new hunting gear, the Tapplock lite is a smart fingerprint padlock that features anti-shim and anti-pry technologies for extra protection. The lock can store up to 100 fingerprints to share access with other adults and users can utilize the Tapplock app to track who opened the lock as well as grant mobile access via a remote Bluetooth unlock feature, along with three ways to unlock.
Suggested Retail Price: $59.00 www.tapplock.com
Meopta Optika HD Binoculars Now Shipping
These lightweight magnesium-alloy binoculars are a piece of cool new hunting gear for 2020. Encased in a newly designed shock-proof, rubber-armored exterior and delivering incredible brightness, superior color fidelity, edge-to-edge sharpness and increased contrast, these binoculars allow hunters a better view in low light. Available in 8×42 and 10×42 the Optika HD series is nitrogen purged and sealed for fogproof and waterperproof performance.
Suggested Retail Price: Starting at $339.95 www.meoptasportsoptics.com
Gator Waders Announces New Shield Series Waterfowl Waders in Mossy Oak Patterns
Gator Waders new Shield line of insulated waders offers a four-layer abrasion resistant breathable exterior shell, quilted thermal polyester insulated liner, heavy duty neoprene padded reinforced elastic shoulder strips, reinforced leg, rear and high wear areas and 1600 Thinsulate boots, These new waders are available in both insulated and uninsulated models in Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades and Bottomland patterns.
Suggested Retail Price: From $299.99 www.gatorwaders.com
Koola Buck Now Offering Premium Game Bags
These quality, durable and thick, yet lightweight, breathable game bags stretch to fit game and help keep out bugs and meat harming debris. The bags are washable for repeated use and available in three different sizes, ranging from smaller bags for deer quarters to the largest bags designed for elk and moose. Available singly or in four packs depending on the size.
Suggested Retail Price: Singly from $9.00/Four packs from $19.99 www.koolabuck.com.
Proven Repellent Offers New Safe & Long-Lasting Protection from Insects
Proven Repellent introduces a line of new sprays and lotions that provides 12 and 14 hours of protection against mosquitos, ticks, black flies and eliminating worries about insect transmitted illnesses and diseases. These DEET free, people and planet friendly, long-lasting repellents are non-toxic, gentle on child and adult skin, are “gear-safe” and effective against a broad spectrum of biting insects.
Suggested Retail Prices: From $7.95 www.provenrepellent.com
New Tenzing Tree Stand Fanny Pack
The 500 cubic inch, Tenzing Cinch fanny pack is built of soft and quiet durable tricot fabric designed as a tree stand companion. It features two main compartments, two side pockets, five organizational pockets, a cell phone sleeve and a “built in” hand muff with side zipper access. The padded waist belt, on this piece of cool new hunting gear for 2020, is ergonomic and fully adjustable while the back pad is channeled for air-cooled comfort.
Suggested Retail Price: $79.99 www.tenzingoutdoors.com
Outdoor Edge® Introduces the New ChowLite™
Weighing only 1.6 ounces the ChowLite™ eating utensil measures 7.75 inches long and is perfect for backpackers or outdoorsmen to carry in their packs for those meals and tasks in the field. Crafted of 420J2 stainless steal the ChowLite’™s one-piece deign swings open and locks securely to reveal a full-size fork and spoon with a serrated food separator, integrated bottle-opener, can opener and flathead screwdrive.
Suggested Retail Price: $19.95 www.outdooredge.com
CanCooker Jr. Makes Outdoor Cooking a Breeze
Seth McGinn’s CanCooker Jr handles everything from a small individual meal to a family supper. Built of food grade anodized aluminum with a non-stick coating, the CanCooker Jr. can be used over a stovetop, bbg grill or a campfire. A high-temperature gasket traps steam keeping your food tender and moist and it features heavy-duty handles, a vented lid safety clamps and has a two gallon capacity.
Suggested Retail Price: $59.99 cancooker.com
Technaxx Introduces New Compact Camera
The new TX-117 is a piece of cool new hunting gear for 2020. This mini nature wild camera is a budget friendly compact camera designed for recording wildlife as well as for general outdoor and indoor usage. It is capable of recording full HD 1080p video, offers a 1.9” display, built-in IR LED technology and can capture nighttime recordings. The camera runs on four AA batteries and includes a MicroSD card with a 32GB capacity.
Suggested Retail Price: $79.99 www.technaxx.de/index.php
Ranew’s Outdoors Gambrel/Scale Makes Deer Processing Easier
The Ranew’s Outdoors Hanging Judge gambrel and scale allows a secure way to hang, weigh, skin and quarter large game at a convenient height off of the ground that won’t hurt your back. This heavy duty combination allows the hunter to measure and weigh the animal for both live and dressed weight and eliminates having to raise and lower the animal, saving time and your back.
Suggested Retail Price:$69.99 www.thehanging-judge.com
Wilderness Athlete Introduces Mastermind
This new trio of nootropic supplements from Wilderness Athlete is specifically formulated to enhance, synergize and support critical brain functions for optimal daily activity, calm and rest. Edge™ is designed to accelerate brain function, enhance memory and sharpen focus. At Ease™ helps people stay positive and productive by reducing the negative impact of stress and anxiety. Unplug™ is to help individuals feel relaxed and get deep, uninterrupted sleep
Online Price: $44.95 www.wildernessathlete.com
Nomadik Delivers Adventure Gear to Your Door
Nomadik is a subscription box service that delivers adventure outdoor gear each month. Each box has a retail value of $50 -$70. Upon sign-up you receive a welcome box and then, based on your profile, Nomadik can customize boxes to your interests. You can subscribe for 1, 6 or 12 months, skip any month, just pay for what ships and cancel anytime.
Subscription prices start at $29.99 a month www.thenomadik.com