Must-See New Hunt Boots For 2021

From the deer woods to the prairies to the steepest mountain peaks, this group from the Class of '21 will take you there in style and comfort.

by Mark Melotik

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From the deer woods to the prairies to the steepest mountain peaks, this group from the Class of ’21 will take you there in style and comfort.

DannerRecurveMocToe 900Danner Recurve Moc Toe. We love it when the latest designs incorporate some “old school” retro flare. Inspired by traditional-style hunting boots while drawing design and technology from Danner’s best-selling hikers, the Recurve Moc Toe ($200) is built to deliver next-gen performance on most any type of hunt. New for Fall 2021, the Recurve Moc Toe features a Vibram SPE midsole and TPU heel clip to ensure long hours of comfort on scouting trips and extended, hard-nosed hunts. With seven inches of height for ankle support and options available with Danner Dry waterproofing and Thinsulate Ultra insulation, this boot offers the lightweight versatility hunters crave.LaCrosseABProBrown 900LaCrosse Alphaburly Pro In Solid Brown. LaCrosse doesn’t add the word “Pro” to a boot family without serious consideration, but this long-standing series has proven itself more than worthy in hunting camps far and wide. New for Fall 2021, LaCrosse has added a solid brown

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option (see above and at top) to the family that combines high-quality, scent-free rubber with naturally insulating neoprene. Whether you’re whitetail treestanding, chasing predators or stalking feral hogs in southern swamps, the versatile Alphaburly Pro ($160 uninsulated, $190 w/1600G Thinsulate Ultra) stands ready to deliver stand-out, season-long performance in harsh terrain and extreme temps.LaCrosseWLodestar 900LaCrosse Women’s Lodestar. Already a hit for outdoorsmen following its debut last year, for 2021 the company’s Navigator Series expands to include the women’s Lodestar ($230) for Fall 2021. Packed with premium components including a Gore-Tex 100-percent waterproofLaCrosseWLodestarInCamp 900breathable liner and exclusive Vibram outsole with omni-directional lugs, this uninsulated boot was built to deliver serious stability, traction and comfort. The new lightweight, full-length shank system disperses weight evenly underfoot and offers welcome rigidity on rugged terrain. A DuraFit rubber heel cup and HexGuard rubber toe ensure durability.RockyMTNStalkerPRO 900Rocky MTN Stalker Pro. Veteran hunters know that truly rugged, mountainous terrain demands a specialized boot—places where the new MTN Stalker Pro ($205 to $220) was built to thrive. It features Rocky’s SHIELD Technology, an extra layer of reinforcement for every high-abrasion area of the boot. In addition to waterproof, full-grain leather uppers with 900

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Denier nylon, you’ll also find Rocky Vapor Pass breathable waterproofing, a Vibram mountaineering outsole, and the Rocky Rebound footbed for comfort with every step. The MTN Stalker Pro is available in both 6-inch Hiker and 10-inch (shown) models; select styles also include 3M Thinsulate insulation. Style RKS0530 is also the first Rocky boot to feature Realtree Excape camo.Muck2021 900Muck Boot Apex Pro. Among the exciting new offerings for Fall ’21 from The Original Muck Boot Company is the Apex Pro 13-inch boot ($190)—a more-agile, athletic design complete with hand-laid, vulcanized rubber in areas that need protection without adding unnecessary weight. The Apex Pro is available in Black/Grey, and Bark with Mossy Oak Country DNA Camo (shown above); which combines the photo-realism Mossy Oak is famous for against a backdrop of its legacy print. The Apex Pro is 100-percent waterproof and offers breathable mesh linings, dual-density, moisture-wicking footbeds, 4mm Neoprene booties for comfort and performance, as well as Vibram’s newest Arctic Grip A.T. with Traction Lug technology—a multi-season, all-terrain outsole offering outstanding traction wherever your adventures take you.DryShodWomenLegendMXT 900Dryshod Women’s Legend MXT. One of Dryshod’s most-popular women’s waterproof boots, for 2021 the Legend MXT ($130) gets an upgraded outsole to deliver even greater traction and grip when encountering wet, muddy, and slippery conditions afield. This enhanced outsole performance comes courtesy of the aggressive MXT tread pattern, with its well-defined tread lugs and high void areas to dig into the terrain, and the natural rubber construction that minimizes slippage on harder surfaces. This multi-season design is 100-percent waterproof thanks to the 5mm Densoprene foam insulated bootie and natural rubber overlays; inside, a 4-way stretch breathable airmesh lining prevents moisture buildup to ensure feet stay dry and cooler in warm temperatures, warmer in cold temperatures.



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