SHOT Show Debut: Weird Products for 2007

Hunter's "Golden Retriever"

Hunter's "Golden Retriever"

Ever been high up in your tree stand and left something important on the ground, or dropped your gloves or cap? Instead of climbing down to retrieve it, the "Golden Retriever" has come to the rescue. Simply lower to the ground, "catch" the item needed, and lift it aloft. MSRP is under $20.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Motes "Tree Crawler"

Motes "Tree Crawler"

The elevator has come to the tree stand industry with this product. "Never climb a tree again," is the claim of the manufacturer, because with the push of a button, the Motes "Tree Crawler" allows a hunter to get up in the timber, without much work. Incredibly, the "Tree Crawler" can be carried on a hunter's back, and set up in only a few minutes. It sells for about $800.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Rifle Electronics "Rifle Cam/Bow Mount"

Rifle Electronics "Rifle Cam/Bow Mount"

Hunters can now easily mount a digital video camera to any firearm, bow or crossbow with this interesting product. The unit allows easy filming of your adventures afield. MSRP is unavailable.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Nite Ize "Figure 9 Rope Tightener"

Nite Ize "Figure 9 Rope Tightener"

This nifty little metal product allows the user to tighten ropes snugly and quickly, without cumbersome knots and wraps that often fail and are time-consuming to make. Faster and better than elastic cords, it can be used with boats, canoes and kayaks, ATVs and other outdoor equipment. MSRP is about $10.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Hunter's "Golden Retriever"

Hunter's "Golden Retriever"

Ever been high up in your tree stand and left something important on the ground, or dropped your gloves or cap? Instead of climbing down to retrieve it, the "Golden Retriever" has come to the rescue. Simply lower to the ground, "catch" the item needed, and lift it aloft. MSRP is under $20.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Hyskore "Ultimate Varmint Bench"

Hyskore "Ultimate Varmint Bench"

The Ultimate Varmint Bench was designed to be portable, functional and comfortable. Hyskore has a number of unique features that set the Ultimate Varmint Bench far apart from anything else. This includes: multi-position adjustable gun gest; foam elbow pads; comfortable seat; folds flat for storage; cut-outs for beverage cans and cartridge boxes; a spotting scope stand and camo umbrella. MSRP is $350.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Sharpen your shooting skills with this moving target system that's ideal hunting practice for running game. The deer moves right to left and flips to return left to right in the correct direction. If you knock the deer down with your shot, it speeds up and resets in the opposite direction. Designed for the backyard or shooting range. Not to be used with pellets over 1,000 fps. MSRP is under $100.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Sheffield "Deer Camp Kit"

Sheffield "Deer Camp Kit"

Everything you need for deer camp is right here in one easy-to-carry unit. Included in the kit are: playing cards, dice cup with five dice, folding pocket knife, sportsman's saw, compass and flashlight. All you need is a camp to hunt from. MSRP is about $35.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Mendota Products - Rehydrate For Dogs

Mendota Products - Rehydrate For Dogs

Rehydrate is an electrolyte sports dring for dogs. It's designed to replenish spent energy, and should be given to canines during and after workouts, hard play or any kind of vigorous activity. Developed by a University of Minnesota veterinary doctor, this fact-acting formula fortifies dogs with appropriate levels of potassium, sodium, chloride, vitamin C and more. It sells for about $8.99.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Hyper Products "Dummy Launcer"

Hyper Products "Dummy Launcer"

If you're looking for a fast, easy way to send a retrieving dummy "way out yonder" for your dog to practice fetching, Hyper Products has got the tool for you. It looks and is used much like a giant "wrist rocket" slingshot, but sends a standard-size retriever dummy into the distance. Great for working dogs to "mark" and hold steady before giving the command to retrieve. MSRP is unavailable.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Hyper Products "Dummy Launcer"

Hyper Products "Dummy Launcer"

If you're looking for a fast, easy way to send a retrieving dummy "way out yonder" for your dog to practice fetching, Hyper Products has got the tool for you. It looks and is used much like a giant "wrist rocket" slingshot, but sends a standard-size retriever dummy into the distance. Great for working dogs to "mark" and hold steady before giving the command to retrieve. MSRP is unavailable.Outdoor Life Online Editor

Old-fashioned hunters will tell you they have no interest in technology. It interferes with their passion and separates man from the outdoors. But used correctly, new gadgets can make hunting more exciting, improve skills and keep you safe. See what crazy inventions break the mold with this gallery.