Features:

  • NEW Removable chest pockets for e-collar transmitters and elastic restraints to prevent loss of transmitters in the field (fits virtually all Garmin/Tri-Tronics, Dogtra, Sport Dog, DT Systems transmitters and many other brands)
  • NEW Lighter weight, yet rugged water repellent fabric with ballistic-grade nylon thread
  • Extra large 14" front opening for game pouch (with snap closure)
  • Compatible with ShockEater® recoil pad
  • NEW 1-way brass YKK zipper
  • NEW Ergonomic shell pockets with magnetic flaps
  • Semi-hidden zipper on bottom of shell pockets for easy unloading and clean out
  • NEW Removable, closed-bottom neoprene shell holders (12, 20 or 28 ga)
  • NEW Integrated, padded waist belt to support game pouch
  • Reinforced water bottle holders with restraints
  • Rugged water repellent canvas fabric
  • Expandable zippered rear game pouch with waterproof liner
  • Rear rucksack (backpack) for extra storage
  • Multiple D-rings for accessories
  • Two internal zippered accessories pockets
  • Compatible with Quick-Shot shotgun holster
  • Satisfies all states' requirements for minimum amount of blaze orange
  • Size chart available in the Specifications tab (below)
  • "No Questions Asked" LIFETIME Guarantee
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    Item #: PFG-UV2-S

    Peregrine Field Gear is proud to introduce Version 2.0 of the Trekker Dog Handler's Vest. We've incorporated our many years of upland hunting experience and the comments and suggestions of numerous other avid hunters and dog handlers to bring you this premium upland hunting vest. We also ran this vest through extensive field testing with numerous hard core hunters to make sure it would stand up to the challenges of upland hunting.

    New Updates for 2018 include:

    • Lighter weight, yet rugged water repellent fabric with ballistic-grade nylon thread
    • Ergonomic shell pockets with magnetic flaps
    • Removable, closed-bottom neoprene shell loops (12, 20 or 28 ga)
    • Integrated waist belt to support game pouch
    • 1-way brass YKK zipper

    First and foremost, we designed this vest so that those large roosters can actually be loaded from the front quickly and easily! The front opening of the game pouch has a snap expansion that provides a huge 14+" opening for loading big birds.

    Second, this vest was designed with the dog handler in mind. The Velcro transmitter pockets on the chest lay flat when empty, but expand to accommodate virtually every make and model of e-collar transmitter. The elastic restrainer loop is easily secured around the antenna of larger remotes to prevent them from falling out when you bend over. The mesh front on the pockets provides easier identification of transmitter buttons and D-rings next to the pockets provide attachment points for lanyards. In addition, two reinforced water bottle holders (with drain holes) means that you can carry enough water for you and your four legged friend.

    Third, the "Trekker" upland vest gets its name because in addition to the dual water bottle holders, it also has a rear rucksack for carrying your first aid kit or your lunch, or for stowing those extra layers later in the day when things are warming up.

    Fourth, like all shooting apparel that we produce, the Trekker vest has an inside pocket under each shooting pad that accepts the revolutionary ShockEater® recoil pad. So, now you can use those heavy high brass loads and not worry about bruising your shoulder in the process.

    And if that's not enough, we also engineered in some other great features including magnetic pocket flaps, a zippered bottom on the shell pockets (for easy emptying and clean out), hand warmer pockets, internal accessories pockets, expandable rear game pouch and a zippered game pouch.

    Finally, as with all products made by Peregrine Outdoor Products, this vest comes with a "no questions asked" Lifetime Guarantee. So enjoy those long hikes through fields, briars, fence rows and thickets knowing that Peregrine has your back. Happy hunting.


    Note: Vest chest measurements are intentionally larger than normal to accommodate cold weather clothing.

    Size Chart (inches)

    Chest Size Vest Width Vest Length
    Small 34-36 22 26
    Medium 38-40 24 28
    Large 42-44 25.5 30
    XL 46-48 27 30.5
    2XL 50-52 28.5 31
    3XL 54-56 31 31.5
    4XL 58-60 33 32
    5XL 62-64 35 33
    Overall Customer Rating of 23 Reviews:

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    Looks good. Not sure I like the orange material yet, to synthetic feeling. But I do appreciate the light weight. Water bottle pockets look great. I will know a lot more after we go hunting and put it to the test.

    Excellent quality

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    I was able to use my vest for the first time yesterday. I took my two English setters out pheasant hunting. We were very successful!! The vest is high quality construction. The pockets are perfect . Lots of storage for the things I typically carry. I could not be more pleased! I HIGHLY recommend.

    Montana

    I have not used it in the field yet

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    It is of high quality and has many features that will be good when I do
    hunt and work the dog.
    I am looking forward to wearing it at the end of the month on an outing.
    R.L. Bush

    Powell, WY

    Best Vest Ever

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    I just purchased this vest after using my old one for almost 20 years. What a difference. I just got back from 4 days in North Dakota and the the vest was everything advertised. Very comfortable and carries a load well due to the belt. Access to everything is excellent and the water bottle holders are a winner! I like the transmitter compartments on the vest but they don't work for me with the transmitters. Too difficult to find the right buttons through the material. The D-hooks work great though and I hang my transmitter from them. I have been around a while and I expect this will be the last vest I need to buy.

    Excellent quality, good design

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    After 2 days of hunting, I like the way it handles weight. With 4 pheasants and a quail in the vest, the belt system kept the weight off my shoulders, not degrading my gun mount. Good pocket positioning, easy to slide game in and out of. The magnetic flap closures hold tight. Water bottle pockets work, you can place and remove a bottle smoothley with one hand. The zippers on the bottom of the shell pockets stayed closed, a nice feature and never an issue. Found I fumbled a bit when loading the shell holders, especially in the end slots, and that was with 20Ga. Overall, it's a good solid vest, that's well made and should last a decade or more with heavy use.