SHOT Show 2004: Day 1 Gallery of Gear

Here's the new gear our editors found on the first day of this year's SHOT show in Las Vegas.

Field & Stream Online Editors


Deer Path All Natural Deer Leather Gloves
These Thinsulate One Finger Shooter's Mitts from Deer Path are made from all natural deer leather with an ultra sensitive stretch PU trigger finger and a shirred elastic wrist for the perfect fit. It's touted by Deer Path as the ultimate cold weather performance mitt. Our gear gurus couldn't believe the softness of the leather outer and the heavy duty thinsulate liner.
For more information visit www.legacyleather.com


The Eberlestock Hunting Backpack
This high performance backpack is built especially for hunters who need to go the distance. Features include a strapless backscabbard for quick and easy access to your firearm, expandable cargo capacity and is made of tough, high tech quiet camo fabric. The straps are well-padded for a comfortable fit. The pack also includes a built in hydration system for long hikes and easy pockets for packing game meat.
For more info visit www.eberlestock.com

Otis Technology, Inc. Otis Elite Gun Cleaning Kit
New this year from Otis Technology, Inc. is the OTIS "Elite," which is designed to maintain all rifles, shotguns, and pistols, .177 thru 10 gauge. "ELITE" includes the popular #710 and #110 small caliber cleaning system and OTIS' entire line of bronze bore and chamber cleaning brushes.

All of the components are neatly stored in a black nylon case which includes a lock for secure storage of pistols. The lining is treated to prevent rust. With over 40 gun cleaning components, detailed gun maintenance guide, and a life-time warranty, the OTIS "ELITE" is an excellent choice for firearm maintenance.
For more info visit www.otisgun.com

Crooked Horn Outfitters License and Tag Kit
This small but smart piece of gear from Crooked Horn Outfitters is perfect for deer hunters. After taking a deer, immediately wrap the pouch, including your tag, around the antler or leg of the deer. Each kit includes an ink pen, a calendar, survival tips, a ballistic card, taxidermy tips, a hunter's journal, photography tips, Fish and Game phone numbers and field dressing instructions. All of this fits in a see through, waterproof, wallet-sized pouch.
For more information, call 877-722-5872 or visit www.crookedhorn.com

Zatarain's New Orleans Style Foods and River Wild Winery Wild Game Blends
Two first-time exhibitors to the SHOT Show are teaming up to offer the outdoorsmen a unique food and wine option. First, Zatarain's Dirty Wild Rice is being targeted to hunters and fishermen as a great meal to use for fish and game. Along with the meal, the River Wild Winery has developed Wild Game Blend wines in conjunction with Mossy Oak to create a line of red and white table wines for the outdoorsman. Find out more at http://www.riverwildwinery.com.