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Mark Kenyon

Mark Kenyon

Mark Kenyon is the author of That Wild Country, founder of Wired To Hunt, and host of the industry-leading Wired To Hunt Podcast. He is a nationally published writer, a QDMA certified Deer Steward, and MeatEater's resident "whitetail guy."

Check out some of Mark's favorite gear.

Mark's Gear

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Obsidian Foundry Pant
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First Lite
$190.00
Lightweight and breathable early-season pant with ripstop merino panels and DWR nylon.
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...
Predator Platform
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Tethrd
The Predator allows you to shoot 360 degrees around any tree, with maximum comfort and ease. It does that without unnecessary weight and bulk.
C1 Fiber Climbing Stick in Specter Camo
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Timber Ninja Outdoors
$139.99
With our friends at Timber Ninja Outdoors, we're excited to introduce the C1 Carbon Fiber Climbing Stick, now in First Lite's Specter Camo. Mark Kenyon and Clay Newcomb used these sticks during the One Week In November hunt and they agree these are the lightest, quietest and strongest sticks those guys have climbed with yet. Built with the mobile hunter in mind and heavily tested for strength and durability, the C1 Sticks are the safest on the...
Men's Solitude Insulated Bib Pant
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First Lite
$270.00
The Solitude kit combines all the performance characteristics of our proven whitetail styles into an integrated system ideal for mid-season sits.
Men's Solitude Insulated Jacket
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First Lite
$300.00
The Solitude kit combines all the performance characteristics of our proven whitetail styles into an integrated system ideal for mid-season sits.
Sanctuary Insulated Hand Muff
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First Lite
$60.00
The Sanctuary Insulated Hand Muff builds off the foundation of the Sanctuary System. The Muff is purpose-built for bitter-cold days in the treestand and is the coldest weather component of the First Lite Layering Kit. With a proprietary combination of seven layers of fabric and insulation carefully positioned to maximize warmth, this thing is an oven. It's ultra-quiet, durable, windproof, and water-resistant. The Sanctuary Muff is loaded with...
Essential Meatcrafter™️ Knife
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Benchmade
$180.00
A hybrid hunting fixed blade with a fine, smooth edge to trim, debone, or slice your preferred cuts of meat. Makes just as much sense in the back of your truck as it does in the kitchen drawer.
Zero Cold Weather OTC Sock
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First Lite
$30.00
During long sits and brutal cold, the last thing you want to worry about is your feet. The Zero Crew Cold Weather Sock provides a high-lofted merino knit sock for maximum warmth and protection from the elements.
Origin Hoody
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First Lite
$160.00
A lightweight, quiet mid-layer designed to be utilized as both an outerwear piece as well as a layering option as temperatures drop.
Tag Cuff Merino Beanie
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First Lite
$30.00
A classic heavyweight Merino beanie designed to be worn on any occasion.
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...
Dirtbag Duffle - Large
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First Lite
$200.00
Whether you toss it in the back of a pickup, strap it to an ATV, pack it in a floatplane, or carry it through an airport, the First Lite Dirtbag Duffle is your new favorite travel companion. The rugged rip-stop and double-sided TPU bag construction paired with the ballistic grade nylon bottom ensures your gear stays safe and dry. Regardless of what you, or the baggage handlers, throw at it this bag, it is designed to withstand the test of time...
AeroHead Sport
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Lacrosse
$190.00
Hunt whitetail like never before in the AeroHead® Sport First Lite Specter™. Combining LaCrosse's game-changing AeroForm hunting boot technology with our innovative Specter camo pattern designed exclusively for whitetail regions, you'll stay warm, dry, and undetected — the rest is up to you. The AeroHead® Sport's naturally insulating and lightweight AeroForm Shell wraps your entire foot in cushioned comfort and warmth, and won’t crack, tear or...
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...