Nothing can bring down the curtain on a hunting or fishing trip quite like a dead battery. Especially if you are eager to get an early start. Whether that’s a truck, boat, trolling motor, or some other essential gear, starting off the day underpowered is sure to translate into lost opportunity in the field. Fortunately, it’s easy to hedge against occasional battery fails by always keeping a charger close at hand. Whether it’s a plug-and-play jump starter or a mountable trickle-charge unit, you’ll be glad you made the investment next time you turn the key only to find that the clock is ticking on your latest adventure. Here are several factors to consider when choosing a reliable battery charger.