You want to focus on your shooting. So you'll need to stay dry, comfortable and the right temperature - whatever the weather. That's where these shooting jackets come in.
When you’re investigating shooting jackets you need to ask yourself what you want your coat to do for you. Will you use it out beating? Will you spend a lot of time standing on the peg? Are you a keen stalker?
Of course you want to look good but flexibility, warmth and concealment are all desirable. Shooting kit has come on in leaps and bounds since the arrival of GORE-TEX®.
We’ve picked out some of the best shooting jackets and coats out on the market at the moment – some of which are reduced in price.
For the price, this is a superb beating jacket, in plain olive (also comes in digital camouflage). The silent outer layer means it’s a good choice for stalking too. It is ideal for pushing through wet undergrowth and will keep you warm during those chilling winds with its waterproof and windproof membrane.
Aigle’s waterproof hunting jacket offers comfort in all types of weather. A zip out flap at the back allows you to sit on a dry surface when you’re out in wet grass.
A lightweight shooting coat that is 100% waterproof, windproof and breathable. Gun mount is helped by the shoulder patches.
Purdey says that this is the most waterproof garment in its range. Made from durable Cordura, the coat comes with classic Purdey shooting finishes.
The latest, lightest Schoffel shooting coat is great for all year-round protection and it’s already a classic. The Venturi fabric now has updated waterproofing and breathability, ensuring you stay warm and dry.
The most hardwearing jacket made by Harkila. Tailored for shooting with handwarmer pockets, a quick load strap and waterproof pockets for cartridges.
The latest addition to Schoffel’s shooting coat collection, this is a classic design created from fabrics that make it completely waterproof, windproof and highly breathable.
This jacket will keep the wet out and features soft Scottish lambswool. Hardwearing, durable and flexible. A Teflon coating protects from staining and a special water repellant treatment on the cuffs will keep your wrists comfortable.
A good one for stalkers, this one is rustle-free and flexible enough to follow your every movement. It’s strong, hardwearing, breathable with vents offering an extra ‘breeze’. The fully-adjustable hood gives you an uninterrupted view in all weathers thanks to the wired peak. A sapling is planted for every one of these jackets sold.
This coat is designed to battle against the elements to keep you warm and dry. The detachable hood is wire reinforced and weighted to stop it blowing off in windy conditions. Fleece-lined handwarmer pockets protect fingers from icy winds.
If you’re looking for a lightweight jacket to packaway then this offer from Schoffel is certainly worth investigating. It is made from Schoffel’s high-performance Venturi membrane, making it 100 per cent waterproof, windproof and highly breathable.
A classic field coat which Orvis recently reintroduced to its inventory, with subtle updates. Dry-waxed cotton repels brambles and rain when you’re out on a day’s shooting or beating.