I'd say do a little searching for deals on this camo. If you're not in a hurry, you may be able to a sporting store going out of business or get a deal from cabela's bargain cave, maybe even the sportsmans guide. I bought my at a 50% discount otherwise I wouldn't have bought it. Good luck
I have a Sitka jacket and it's not the first piece of camo I choose to hunt in. It's quality gear but it's not the best and like was said before, it doesn't do anything that other quality gear doesn't do.
Coming from a waterfowling background, 150 bucks aint much compared to the price that we have paid for Columbia gear. I would say a good rule of thumb would be find the best that you can afford, then buy better. The extra $$$ you send now will go along why in warmth and comfort later.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...