SEATTLE, Wash. (August 27, 2020) – Filson and Ducks Unlimited, two iconic American heritage brands, today announce a limited edition collection of co-branded products. The collaboration supports Ducks Unlimited’s vision and steadfast commitment to wetlands conversation by offering classic Filson products branded with officially licensed Ducks Unlimited graphics and logos.
“Both Filson and Ducks Unlimited have histories rooted in hunting and conservation and we are thrilled to release our collection of licensed Ducks Unlimited products,” said Alex Carleton, Filson CCO “The collection features tried and true Filson products that support and promote a fantastic organization dedicated to conserving waterfowl habitats.”
Since 1937, Ducks Unlimited has protected more than fourteen million acres of wetlands across North America and boasts over six hundred thousand members. Filson is proud to join forces with Ducks Unlimited to keep their mission going and guarantee good stewardship of American land for years to come.
“Ducks Unlimited and Filson are both iconic brands with rich histories, so it only seemed fitting for us to align to provide DU members and supporters a unique, co-branded line of merchandise,” said DU CEO Adam Putnam. “The Filson brand is known for their quality, and we know our members will appreciate the craftsmanship of each piece. We appreciate the hard work and effort that’s been put into this partnership, and we look forward to a long relationship with the Filson team.”
Cover Cloth Mile Marker – MSRP: $395 – A Versatile classic ideal for lightweight weather resistance in the field. Made with light oil finish Cover Cloth waxed cotton and fully lined with dry finish Feather Cloth. Ideal lightweight weather resistance in the field. The adjustable waist and cuffs ensure a custom fit, and the corduroy collar lining adds warmth and comfort. Ducks Unlimited® logo embroidered on chest pocket.
Waterfowl Blanket – MSRP: $395 – Wool-blend blanket with custom Filson and Ducks Unlimited® graphics that’s sized to cover a double bed. Custom-made for Filson by Pendleton Woolen Mills and features felt-bound edges to prevent fraying, and 18% cotton blended with 82% wool for next-to-skin comfort
Original Briefcase – MSRP: $325 – The classic Filson Original Briefcase is built with Filson’s signature Rugged Twill, an industrial-strength water-repellent fabric that resists wear and abrasion for years of dependable service. An adjustable Bridle Leather shoulder strap allows shoulder or cross-body messenger carry, and can be removed when you want to carry it by hand. The bag’s large interior compartment has dividers and slotted pockets for organization. With limited edition label in support of Ducks Unlimited®
Dryden Backpack – MSRP: $225 – Made to withstand the bumps and scrapes of travel and everyday use, the versatile Filson Dryden Backpack is constructed from 1000-denier Cordura® nylon to be durable and weather-resistant. It features a double-layer reinforced bottom for added durability and a zippered rear panel hiding a padded laptop pocket. Heavy-duty coil zippers help prevent snagging. The Dryden Backpack is finished with Bridle Leather and nylon webbing for multiple convenient carrying options. With limited edition label in support of Ducks Unlimited®
Medium Duffle – MSRP: $395 – The Rugged Twill Medium Duffle is made of rain-resistant Rugged Twill and Bridle Leather to create a durable, dependable travel bag. It’s designed to meet maximum airline carry-on size restrictions, so you only need one bag for all of your journeys. The rustproof brass zipper and storm-flap closure offer added protection from the weather, making this versatile bag great for overnight trips of all types. Interior pockets are made of dry finish Tin Cloth for added durability. With limited edition label in support of Ducks Unlimited®
Dryden 2-Wheel Carry-on Bag – MSRP: $325 – The Dryden 2-Wheel Carry-On Suitcase is built with abrasion-resistant 1000D Cordura® nylon for years of reliable travel. An extendable handle allows easy transport to your destination. With limited edition label in support of Ducks Unlimited®
Watch Cap – MSRP: $45 – This warm, wool watch cap is perfect for insulating against drizzle, snow and dropping temperatures. The size and coverage is easily adjusted by cuffing the cap as desired. With limited edition label in support of Ducks Unlimited®
Logger Cap – MSRP: $36 – Water-repellent 6-panel cap with Ducks Unlimited® logo patch
Large Ducks Unlimited Patch – MSRP: $15 – A large, colorfully embroidered patch with a flying mallard duck and the Ducks Unlimited® logo
Ridgeway Fleece Jacket – MSRP: $130 – Highly breathable, lightweight and fast-drying fleece jacket with Ducks Unlimited® logo
The Filson Polo Shirt – MSRP: $95 – A sturdy polo shirt built with 100% Tanguis cotton pique with a limited edition label in support of Ducks Unlimited®. Three-button placket with fold-over collar, anti-pilling 8.7 oz. cotton pique fabric and side-seam slit for comfort.
Outfitter Graphic T-Shirt – MSRP: $45 – Midweight cotton jersey T-shirt made in the USA, with officially licensed Ducks Unlimited® graphics.
The new merchandise is now available online at Filson.com, through the Filson catalog, at select wholesale partners and at Filson’s fourteen stores across the United States.
Established in Seattle in 1897 to outfit prospectors headed for the Yukon, the company’s 122-year legacy is built upon its reputation for honesty, quality and durability. Filson’s long-lasting gear is the choice of explorers, adventurers, ranchers, hunters, anglers, engineers and anyone with a passion for the outdoors. Over a century after its founding, the Filson headquarters remain in Seattle, Washington. For more information, go to Filson.com.
About Ducks Unlimited:
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 14.5 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org.