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Source Jacket
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First Lite
$210.00
The Source Jacket is an insulated puffy specifically made for the whitetail hunter. But unlike traditional compressible jackets, this piece is both durable and silent. It is ready to shrug off brambles on the way to your stand and it won't swish when you draw back on your target buck. The Source functions as an outer layer jacket in the first half of the season and transitions to an insulating mid-layer worn under our windproof outerwear as temps...
Transfer Pack
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First Lite
$325.00
The Transfer Pack is the Whitetail hunter’s workhorse. Purposefully engineered to efficiently pack and unpack every piece of gear you’ll need in the woods, including a tree stand, climbing sticks, and your bow. The Transfer Pack's versatility is perfect for anyone hunting out of a saddle or a tree stand, as its bucket-style design and multiple hanging configurations allow the hunter complete access to extra stowed gear and accessories throughout...
Phantom Elite Saddle Kit
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Tethrd
Our best-selling tree saddle is now in our very own First Lite® Specter® camo, plus comes with two special edition SYS Haulers and an MVP. Our friends at Tethrd Nation have created the ultimate solution for all-day effortless comfort in an ultra-light package. Try the Phantom and see just why Clay Newcomb and Mark Kenyon wouldn't be caught in a tree without it. As the result of over 3 years of testing, research, and development, the XL saddle is...
Beta Pro Grunt Call
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Phelps
$74.99
Each Beta Pro call is hand tuned to emulate a mature middle age class deer. The custom bellows tube isn't some cookie cutter component, rather a hand selected tube through extensive audio research and development offering the ability to articulate many nuance tones. This call represents top tier quality through components and manufacturing. Inspired by the waterfowl industry, we built this call from machined acrylic, including the internals...

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Photos: Record-Book Whitetail Found Dead in Ohio

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