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Fanatic Jacket [NEW]

Fanatic Jacket [NEW]

Wind Stopper PrimaLoft
Product Rating   Star Star Star Star   12 Reviews

The 2015 evolution of our flagship whitetail jacket is quieter, warmer, and more refined. A Berber fleece face silences the GORE® WINDSTOPPER® barrier, while body-mapped Primaloft® Silver Insulation traps body heat right where you need it. Our innovative diagonal-zip design seals out the wind, while the zippered front muff keeps your digits toasty. A magnetic closure rangefinder pocket, safety harness pass-through port, and internal gasketed cuffs finish out this deftly honed tool.

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Product Detail

  • 42.4 oz.

  • Insulated Built-In Muff
  • Diagonal Full Zip
  • Berber Fleece
  • Rangefinder and Grunt Tube Pockets
  • Safety Harness Pass Through

  • WINDSTOPPER® Laminate, Durable Water Repellent Finish
  • Laminate, Mapped Primaloft®
  • Silver 133 G/M and 60G/M

    Fabric Details
  • 100% Polyester
  • Wet Print Berber Fleece

    Tech Drawing
  • tech

For 2015, we reimagined the legendary Fanatic Jacket and rebuilt it thread by thread, creating a tool that’s both warmer and quieter to give you the edge on November’s cold and cutting winds. At its core, you’ll find body-mapped 133 g/m2 and 60 g/m2 PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation that traps heat right where you need it, shielded by a 100% windproof GORE™ WINDSTOPPER™ membrane. A thickly piled, hydrophobic berber fleece face fabric silences the exterior.

Articulated patterning eliminates bulk and frees you up to move, bend, twist and draw. The full-length diagonal zipper seals out the wind, while the built-in insulated hand muff keeps your digits toasty and your arms relaxed. Strategically placed pockets make for easy access to your rangefinder and grunt tube, and the safety harness pass-through port keeps your attachment point comfortably in position.


Athlete Perspective

Athlete Perspective

“The Fanatic Jacket addresses a problem that most bowhunters face as the temperatures fall: keeping your hands warm, while still wearing a thin glove. Sitka solved this by using an innovative side zip allowing the addition of a full kangaroo pocket. Great range of motion, all the features I need, but most of all the warmth of Primaloft® keeps me in the stand. Plus, I still get amazing range of motion. The Fanatic is a must-have in the colder months and I use mine all over the midwest."

- Sitka Athlete Jeff Simpson

Read Reviews (12)

Robert M.
November 15, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I bought this jacket and paired it with a set of Stratus pants for my 2015 Illinois hunt. Simply stated, this gear works. Mornings were around 30 degrees with 15 mph winds and wore this jacket with only base layers, never got cold. Along with being warm, the jacket was very functional, not bulky, and the accessorie pockets were extremely convenient. Lastly, the Elevated II camo is the best I've ever used. Deer seemed to look right through me on some of my low alt. sits. Very impressed with the Sitka system and will be adding to it next year.

Rod Shepard
November 12, 2015
Star Star Star Star

This review is pretty simple; if you're a bow hunter and do not have this jacket, sadly you are missing out. It's very quiet, warm, and put together extremely well, with the bow hunter in mind. In fact, you don't have to be a bow hunter, as I plan to wear this jacket during the upcoming rifle season. Thank you Sitka.

Big Jim
November 11, 2015
Star Star Star Star

They got the name wrong...should be called the Fantastic. First time wearing the gear on a foggy, soggy, morning @ 38F. Only had long underwear under my Fanatic bibs, jacket, and cap. Super comfortable, super quiet. Love the location and thoughtfulness of the zippers, pockets, athletic cut, and quality construction.

November 10, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I actually purchased the series that the Elevated 2 replaced. This jacket is built by bow hunters for bow hunters. The layout of the muff pocket is spot on. I can easily keep my hands warm without keeping them stuck in the conventional handmuffs. The optics pocket with built in cleaning cloth is a agreat idea, however it can be a bit bulky if you intend to keep binos in that pocket. I found it can get in the way of your draw. The windstopper material is exactly that. I wore this jacket and some wool layers underneath up in the frozen tundra of Alaska with 30 and 40 mph winds, and didnt feel a breeze. The hood has a built in elastic strap that holds it to your head. In those strong winds with snow blowing in my face I really learned to enjoy that snug fit. This is an excellent product and well worth the price. Looking forward to building more systems with Sitka.

November 8, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Do yourself a favor and spend the money on a complete system. Before discovering Sitka I had spent a lot of money on other well know brands and none them come close to the performance and ruggedness and comfort of Sitka gear. It's another winner. The reviews above pretty much sum up my thoughts. I have found the Fanactic to be perfect for temps in 20s-50s wind, rain, sleet or snow.

November 5, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I bought this coat for whitetail hunting in WI, I knew it would be cold with different conditions and the last thing I wanted to do was be wet or cold and have to leave my stand, well that never happened while I was wearing this coat, its by far the warmest thing in my hunting closet. Its got it all, the rangefinder and grunt tube pockets plus the hand muff pocket. Not shiny, very quite. The only thing I don't like is that everything will stick to it don't get in weeds or stickers with it on. But overall its a wonderful coat.

Cory Arnold
October 29, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Top Notch. I sat through 30 mph gusts last evening in 25 degree sleet this previous evening and was warm and toasty, where other products I've used before would have driven me out of the woods. The new elevated II pattern is a perfect match for the northern Minnesota hardwoods. Thanks for listening what the customers asked for in the new in the new pattern! I couldn't be happier.

October 24, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Unbiased reviewer here. The Fanatic system is a purpose built,November rut, stealthy killing machine. It is quiet, warm and laid out beautifully. If you are buying it for mid to moderate temp late season, you will not be disappointed. For those of you wandering if there is temp flexibility with this system, here's my 2 cents: The Jacket is very form fitting (a good thing) particularly in the armpits/arms when bought to appropriate size. This disallows using high loft insulation like the Celsius or Shacket (I tried them both on with the Fanatic) and therefore you're limited to increasing skin layers to increase warmth. Alternatively you can size up in the jacket but then the bulk of the jacket itself goes up. Also, it's a bit difficult to adjust to warmer temps as well. First, the cross zip (again a great feature) disallows significant unzipping to vent. Secondly, unless you have a giant pack, it will be very difficult to condense these down small enough to pack effectively because of the berber. Ironically, even though the Incinerator is an extreme cold temp system, i find it to be a little more temp flexible than the fanatic. It has conventional zipper that allows you to vent, and packs much more tightly so can be taken off and stowed when temps get up. All that said, if you have the money for multiple systems or are looking specifically for a November rut system, this is the best system on the market. Some things are worth the money!!

September 28, 2015
Star Star Star Half Star

Have been wearing the old Fanatic system for over two years now and just upgraded. How can you deny yourself the newest toy when its predecessor was the most amazing system ever made for a hunter. I hunt on the Leelanau Penn of Michigan; where the weather can go from amazing to freezing in an hour. This has proven to be the only consistently performing outer wear I have ever used. MI is a huge bow hunting state; and it gets brutally cold early in the season. Before Sitka no other company offered the heat retention you need paired with the "bulk free" dynamics bow hunters want. MI bow hunters were either bulky and clumsy or streamline and frozen; now I have both. I agree with many the cost is up there; but you cannot put a price on warmth and comfort when out in the woods. And if its your joy; spend some money on and enjoy it!! I think I speak for many people that hunt in areas where you can have 15 inches on opening day of rifle season; what about a white pattern. I know a lot goes into R&D for the patterns. But nothing would be better than an over sized white shell to throw over a Fanatic series when the snow kicks up and ground hunting becomes critical and sitting like a brown brush in a white field is not ideal. Either way keep it up; and keep sending the goods down to the customer!!!

Quinton Hill
September 23, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Sitka has really changed the game of hunting with this jacket. No more leaving the stand to go to the truck or camp to get warmed up, this jacket is like a sleeping bag. All the warmth gets trapped and you stay toasty all day. Killer coat & very recommended!

June 20, 2015
Star Star Star Star


Marc Herold
March 2, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I couldn't agree with Robert any more, we need like 10 stars for this jacket!! I hunt primarily in Appalachian mountains, typically we see 0-20 degree weather during the rut and this jacket is PERFECT for this weather in my opinion. All day sits, you need something that's going to keep you warm for when you sitting their motionless before the sun comes up or those late November evenings when the temperature start to drop. This jacket helped me stay in my treestand all day to kill the biggest buck i have ever taken with my bow. Thank you Sitka for such a great product!! M.I.-BBSK

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