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BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER

There’s no shortage of laughter to be had when the ladies of Prois get together for a hunt. Whether they are successful or not, they are sure to have a good time. Luckily, this year’s trip was full of both.

The ladies arrived in usual Prois fashion, ready for all they might encounter… They came equipped with shotguns, AR’s, and sombreros… You just never know what you might run into.

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They made sure to do their stretches, check their equipment, and pray to the Turkey Gods before going out each morning…

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A face mask selfie before getting into the blind is a MUST!

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As is “photo bombing” Prois CEO, Kirstie Pike…

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The trip wouldn’t be complete without the group photo and the “accidental” dropping of Prois staffer, Lisa Jane Barron.

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The ladies of Prois Hunting & Field Apparel would like to thank the crew at Double B Outfitters for an amazing weekend filled with endless amounts of laughter and fun! See you next year!

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AZURA’DEE GAIGE FINDS A DIFFERENT KIND OF EASTER EGG

What do you do when you are too old for Easter egg hunts in the back yard? You shed hunt instead! Here’s an update from Prois staffer, Azura’dee Gaige!

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“This little evening hike turned out to be a successful Easter egg hunt by myself. Sweet deal.” ‪#‎Proiswasthere‬

GOBBLE, GOBBLE… BOOM!

Prois CEO, Kirstie Pike, and Prois staffer, Amber Brandly, finished strong on their women’s hunt at Double B Outfitters!

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ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

We said “Get the Lead Out”… so they did! The Prois ladies only hunt is underway and these ladies aren’t wasting any time. Katherine Grand and Bridget Krause shot two nice thunder chickens yesterday afternoon. Congrats ladies!

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WHAT ARE YOUR PREFERRED BEAR HUNTING TACTICS?

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Prois staffer and marketing coordinator, Alex Brittingham, took this nice black bear over hounds a few years ago on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation in New Mexico.

Prois would like to know what YOUR preferred bear hunting tactics are… Spot and stalk, calling, baiting, or hunting with hounds?

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CAMO FACE PAINT GONE WRONG!

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We’ve all been victims of bad face paint at one time or another. Prois CEO, Kirstie Pike, and Prois staffer, Lisa Jane Barron, are both very good examples of this fact. So, what say you? Who do you think got the worse end of this camo catastrophe?

IT’S TURKEY TIME!

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Prois leading ladies Kirstie and Katherine are road trippin’ it down to Texas this week to chase some thunder chickens. Gobble, Gobble, BOOM!

We Know Annie Oakley Would Wear Prois. She’s a Badass. And so is Prois.

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We are certain we would have a girl crush on Annie Oakley if she was alive now. Not in a creepy way, of course.
We are certain we would have a girl crush on Annie Oakley if she was alive now. Not in a creepy way, of course.

But we ALSO know that Prois would be the ONLY gear Annie would wear. Because she is badass. And so are we.
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The Art of Layering…And We Aren’t Talking About Cake.

By: Kirstie Pike- CEO Prois Hunting & Field Apparel

Although we really like cake. And gummies. And Sour Patch Kids.

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Layering is indeed the key to optimal thermoregulation and performance no matter what type of hunting you are doing. There is a common belief that layering only matters on high impact exertional hunts. Not true…not true.

Despite the fact that we at Prois like to talk tech when it comes to layering and optimizing your gear…it really is as simple as 1,2,3.

1. Baselayer
2. Insulate
3. Shell

See. Totally easy. I know this now takes the wind out of our sails and reduces the amount of verbiage we can throw at you but this is all you need to keep in mind when choosing gear for your next outing.

Since turkey season is upon us, let’s carve it up like so…

1. Baselayer: You will want full arm coverage for camouflage. A fabric choice that provides wicking is best as temperatures can fluctuate from cold to hot in hours during this season. I am personally a huge fan of merino wool and love our Icebreaker products for this. However, merino could be a bit warm in the hot climates, thus I recommend a poly birdseye blend fabric as is offered in our Ultra line of shirts. Both options will keep you covered and wick moisture.
Pants. I suppose you need those as well. While they aren’t really considered a baselayer, it makes me look all smart and everything to work it into the baselayer section. Both the Pro-Edition and Ultra pants are PERFECT for turkey season. Made of the same heavy polyester tricot, the only difference between the pants is the cut. The Pro-Edition pants sit a bit higher on the waist and have elastic in the waistband and camstraps to adjust. The Ultra Pants are fashioned a bit lower on the waist and tend to have a bit more room through the thighs and hips. For that…I love the Ultras.

2. Insulate: Consider this your core. A vest is a great insulator for turkey season as it will keep you warmer in the cold morning and evening hours. I love the Pro-Edition vest for turkey season. Often I shed my jacket and use only the vest which has a huge lumbar compartment across the lower back. I stow my soft goods and calls there. I like to carry less, so I am a pocket fanatic.

3. Shell: Simply stated…this is your jacket. Your shell should provide some additional protection from the elements. Essentially, what you need is windstopping and/or waterproofing. The Pro-Edition and Generation X Jackets both provide windstopping and water resistance (NOT waterproofing) and are perfect for spring turkey hunting. Both jackets have hoods to provide additional coverage and camouflage. Both jackets are of the same fabric and the only differences are these…the Pro-Edition has a removable hood and the length of the jacket is shorter—the Generation X hood remains intact and the body of the jacket is longer. Tons of pockets and storage in both.

See…layering for turkey season is quite simple! And you know what else…most of these products are on sale RIGHT now on our website. How cool is that?? Go on…stock yourself up for this turkey season!