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Beavertail blinds (by Otter Outdoors)...hunting season is here!

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Beavertail introduces some new blinds to the market! Choose from several options to fit your needs in the field.

Predator & Predator XL

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Hunt in the worst wet field or shallow water in the Predator blind.

Sometimes to get birds, you have to look like something to eat. Or at least a place to land.

Beavertail Predator field blinds make you virtually indistinguishable from your surroundings.

You can hunt in all types of conditions with our durable, water, and mud-proof polyethylene blinds.

They're even contoured for comfortable back support!

Features:

 100% Custom Compounded polyethylene construction

 Spring-Loaded Back Rest for immediate action

 Storage Space beneath back rest for extra gear

 Foam-Filled Head Rest

 Shoulder and Elbow areas

 Molded-In Compartments in shoulder/elbow areas for holding smaller items (Predator XL only)

 Molded-In Stabilizing Pockets

 Flush-Mounted Shell Holder

 Molded-In Custom Foot Locks

 3-Year Warranty

 Optional Predator XCS (Xtreme Cover System)

 Optional Predator Package (not available for the Predator XL)

Predator XCS (Xtreme Cover system)

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This Mossy Oak Shadow Grass blind cover system makes the Predator the ultimate field blind.

XCS Features:

 Extremely durable and waterproof 900 Denier polyester fabric

 Aircraft aluminum square tubing frame....5-times stronger than round tubing frames

 Strongest frame on the market

 Flip-open lid with 2 openings & unobstructed view....for you and your dog

 Stubble straps for adding natural vegetation

 Side & end skirting for better concealment

 Easy access flagging holes

 1-Year Warranty

Destroyer

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The Poly-Sled Floor keeps you warm & dry in the nastiest conditions.

Features:

 Waterproof / windproof 900 Denier polyester body with 4" Polyethylene Sled Floor

 Flip-Open Sides...Large gull-wing doors open instantly for unobstructed movement

 Collapsible aluminum frame sets up in 5 seconds; folds flat to 12" for easy transport

 Folds to 6" (with doors removed) for convenient storage

 Back-rest with foam seat cushion for all-day shoots

 Unique, flip-open dog door

 Zippered gear storage bag & handy 15" see-through pockets for extra gear

 Exclusive face shields for total face concealment; fold for easy viewing & flagging

 Blind allows a full 78" to stretch out comfortably

 Optional Quick Cover & Ghillie Grasses available

XTerminator

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At 14 LBS, this is the lightest of any full-frame blinds on the market!

Backpackable.....folds to 44" L x 26" W x 4" H in under 4 seconds!

Very comfortable, compact and economical blind!

Features:

 Waterproof / windproof 900 Denier polyester body

 Tough, waterproof, reinforced polyurethane floor can take a beating in any condition

 Exclusive, low-profile aircraft aluminum frame

 Double, spring-loaded roof flips open for lightening-fast, unobstructed shooting

 Generous cockpit with comfortable foam back rest & seat cushions

 Sewn-on nylon web vegetation straps for adding natural cover

 Rubber gun rests prevent scuffing & keeps gun "ready"

 Dual, over-head face shields for total face concealment

 Zippered dog door for quick & effective dog concealment & cleaning

 Optional Quick Cover & Ghillie Grasses available

Comfort Zone Lay Down Blind

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All Foam Blind!

At Beavertail, building the number one selling waterfowl products in the industry is more than a job for us.

It's meant never stopping innovation, never accepting that great is good enough, and never ever following.

We don't stand on the sidelines and make proclamations, we live in the game. The mud, the blood, the cold and all the thrilling moments. From the long awaited opening morning to those final last days that come all too quick, we’ll be there. With that in mind, we introduce you to the most advanced lay down blind ever developed.

Features:

 Constructed completely of closed cell foam, waterproof floor and bottom.

(No frame to assemble, bend or break)

 No more sore neck, no more pinched fingers. This is the most comfortable and effective blind ever.

 Double flagging doors for easy and fast shooting access.

 D-Rings sewn into blind allow easy transportation of decoy bags.

 Transport shotgun hands free.

 Lowest profile lay down blind in the industry.

 Stubble straps are sewn around the entire system for complete concealment.

 Folds to a compact 36” x 18” x 16” and weighs a mere 12.5 lbs

Field Fowler Blind

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The ONLY patented, frameless blind! Our patented blind provides a full form blind without the framework!

Field-tested by full-time guides, this blind has proven tough from Canada to Missisippi.

Features all DuPont Cordura textiles and an unbreakable urethane air bladder.

Features:

 Patented Air Chambered Headrest

 100% DuPont Cordura Textiles

 Unbreakable Urethane Bladder

 Lowest Possible Profile - 10"

 No Aluminum Tubing or Plastic Joints to bend or break

 Patented Gun Rest / Support ( 1/4" Solid Steel Rod never breaks)

 Wraps instead of Flaps to eliminate blind blowing open

 Camo Stubble Wraps

 Easy Transport as blind is light (9 Lbs) and frameles

Pro VS Haybale Blinds

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Available in:

2 Man

3 Man

Outfitter

Features:

 Waterproof / Windproof 600 Denier polyester shell seals out elements

 Collapsible self-storing aluminum frame folds to 4 inches

 Patented, spring-loaded aluminum frame roof and hinge system

 Sewn-in "clearview" mesh roof windows with weather flaps

 2" eye-level viewing slots front and back

 Sewn-on vegetation straps on roof & body for camouflaging

 Zippered door on both ends for easy in / out

 1 year warranty

 Optional polyethylene sled base, snow roofs, travel covers, ghillie grass mat, ridge poles and more available

Check out all the great field blinds and many other hunting accessories at Beavertail blinds by Otter Outdoors.

www.otter.com

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Man, they look nice enough to sleep in.

Yes, actually they are....I'm guilty of snoozing in mine when the birds aren't flying. grin

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I absolutley love mine. I have a predator nad I dont think you can beat it when hunting flooded fields. Lay down and stay dry nothing better than!

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Rusty Miller (Whiskers Guiding Service) has one of those boats. He's been working with Beavertail on the design and field testing.

I've seen the boat in person and it is quite the ride... think RiverPro on steroids.

Rusty will know more about that boat than anyone.

Here's a link to a topic Rusty started about the boat-

Beavertail Jet

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I've spent a few days in my Otter Destroyer this year...it's about the only blind I've found that I can fit in (6'4"). Love being on a dry floor and being able to pull it out with a few sacks of decoys. Very comfortable...hate to say it, but my field hunts have had more sleeping than shooting this year. Lotta season left though!

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