Must-Have Turkey Hunting Gear for 2023
Written by Brodie Swisher
Turkey season is opening soon in states all across the country. Now is the time to put the finishing touches on collecting gear, restocking the turkey vest pockets, and adding replacement gear with some of the best turkey hunting products to ever hit the market. To give you a look at what’s new, as well as some of the classic favorites among turkey hunters each spring, we’ve gathered a list of some of the top turkey gear to consider adding to your arsenal this spring.
A 20% DEET Premium Controlled-Release Lotion will work well against mosquitoes, but Dr. Zimring says he prefers the 20% Picaridin lotion since it also protects against ticks, gnats, chiggers, and flies. (In both instances, he recommends Sawyer brand.)
Part of spending time outside means battling ticks, mosquitoes, and other biting insects. For this, Nelson swears by permethrin.
And out of the products we tested, Dr. Zeichner highly recommends Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent.