PTARMIGAN X
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PTARMIGAN X
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PTARMIGAN X
This new upland-hunting jacket from Columbia features zip-off sleeves, a front-loading, blood-proof game bag, eight quick-loader tubes for 12-gauge and 20-gauge shells, a rear game bag, and a fleece vest liner that can be worn separately. In flax-blaze combo (shown) or flax. $200. With Briarshun pants: A Columbia classic with water- and briar-proof leg facings. $95. (800) 622-6953, columbia.com.

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BUG TAMER PLUS
BUG TAMER PLUS
The plus signifies advances in Shannon Outdoors’ popular parka, as in stronger no-see-um mesh throughout; roomier, better-placed pockets; and a 50% weight reduction. Holdovers include BO-containing material and twin-mesh netting that thwarts skeeter bites. In 3-D (shown) or conventional (leafless); mossy oak (shown) or advantage timber patterns. $100. With 3-D Big Leaf Bug Tamer Plus pants. Also $100. (800) 852-8055, www.shannonoutdoors.com()
DRY-PLUS SILENT SUEDE
DRY-PLUS SILENT SUEDE
Cabela’s super-quiet parka is now offered in a winter camo pattern, but still features a burr-repelling polyester warp-knit shell stitched to a breathable yet heat-retaining lining. Velcro-adjustable cuffs, bellows pockets with hand-warmers behind and a zippered inside security pocket. Adjustable, zip-off drawstring hood. $170. With matching Dry-Plus Silent Suede bibs sporting front slash pockets, a rear zippered pocket and cargo pockets on the legs. $145. (800) 237-4444, www.cabelas.com()
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