A pair of socks can make or break your feet on that dream hunting trip. We’ve researched the best hunting socks of 2020 so your feet can hunt happy. If your feet are in distress, you’re not going much further. That’s the long and short of it, really. And socks are the truly binding factor of the foot-sock-boot trifecta.
The gender-neutral Ely sock ($23-25) is a beast. It’s offered in both light and full cushion, and in sizes that go as low as a women’s 4 and up to a men’s 14.5. The midcalf height works for most hunting boots, and it’s a sock that truly goes unnoticed simply because it does the job so well.
With a content of 63% merino, it also has an added copper content of 8%, in addition to nylon and spandex for comfort. The antimicrobial combo of merino and copper is a real winner. They’re light on scent, lean where it counts, and cushioned at all the right pressure points.
I reach for the Ely often in every type of weather, barring the uber-cold negative-degree Montana winter onslaught or triple-digit heat. And you should too.