Rated 2 out of 5 by thriftymomof7 field vest
We were disappointed, as this field vest is much lighter weight than the other 2 we have. It also does not have the loops for putting shotgun shells in; nor does it have side pockets. One nice feature is that the back game pocket on this one zips down, so you could wipe the pocket out. We'll see how it holds up over time. It feels so much more cheaply made than the others.
December 30, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tedman comfortable and a nice fit.
Very nice vest at a good price. Like the idea of buttons instead of zippers, as zippers can be a pain in the field to zip.
December 30, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by RJJ415 Great vest for the price
I purchased this with the technical upland shirt, and they were clearly designed for one another. The colors are spot on and the size was true (I got a small shirt and a medium vest. I wear a size 38 short dinner jacket, 15 1/2 neck, 32 sleeve, slim cut dress shirt).
The back pocket has a great zipper for cleaning out game after you're done hunting. The size of the back pocket is ample, but not too large. I had 2 pheasants and 2 chukars with no problem.
Very good quality and you cannot beat it for the price.
December 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 Great Basic Vest
No extra bells, whistles( I did buy a whistle) or extra items you do not need in vest. Comfortable, buttons work better than zipper, the pockets for shells do not fill up with sticks like my last vest did. Runs true to size, I ordered a medium and I wear a size 40 suit and it fits great, not too small or large. Nice piece of gear for fair price.
October 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Debidude Best field vest anywhere
My original LL Bean Upland Field Vest is 26 years old now, comfortably broken in, and for some reason is now about one size too small. So, I gave it to my son and "replaced it" with a new one more appropriately sized. The style has changed slightly (for the better) and the quality of the materials and the workmanship are unchanged. We had the chance to hunt last weekend and I put the "new" vest to work. I can report it carries ringnecks just as comfortably as the "old" one. And my son loved his "new" field vest.
October 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by CanvasbackJack Dang fine vest.
Bought this for grouse hunting in the woods of Appalachia. It serves me well even to this day. And with the superior craftsmanship of LL Bean, I look forward to the day when I pass this treasured piece of gear down to my kin.
October 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by OldRiversider Can't wait to take it out
The vest is well made; roomy with generous front pockets and game vest behind. Shell holders inside the pockets too. I'm looking forward to years in the field.
August 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Campinggrandmother Comfortable vest
This hunting vest is roomy, comfortable, and has large pockets. My husband and I now have matching vests for our hiking trips. Would definitely buy this product for others.
February 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by JrodnMS Great product at a value price
Note: I haven't actually used this vest (it is a Christmas gift for my father), but I did pull it out and thoroughly examine it when it arrived.
There are certainly better small-game vests out there, made with higher quality materials and with more features. BUT, I gave this item 5 stars because of the quality relative to the cost. The material is plenty heavy and looks like it should stand up well against the tests of time and abuse by trees and thorns. All the stitching is clean and straight. The game pocket is a good size (and lined) as are the ammo pockets on the front. The pockets have shell loops which is nice, though it would also be nice to have a few more (there is room). Overall, compared to the other vests I looked at in this price range (< $50), this one seems to be the best value by far. I suppose time will tell as far as longevity, but I'm very pleased with this purchase.
December 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Palladio321 Upland Vest
Vest is well made and a good buy for the money. I bought it as an extra vest but have used it as my primary since I got it. My only change would be to add more shell loops.
November 12, 2014