Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Suggested Hunting Gears

Hunting is the practice of pursuing living animals (usually wildlife) for food,recreation, or trade. In present-day use, the term refers to lawful hunting, as distinguished from poaching, which is the killing, trapping or capture of the hunted species contrary to applicable law. The species which are hunted are referred to as game and are usually mammals and migratory or non-migratory gamebirds.

On your flight to the field, you are limited to 100 pounds of gear. This is very critical, so please pack only what is necessary. Water-proof duffel bags are recommended.

Below is the list of suggested gears that you need to bring.

  • Gortex rain gear
  • 0 degree camping sleeping bags
  • Extra walking boots
  • Waterproof first aid kit (1 per group)
  • Waterproof flashlight
  • Compass or G.P.S.
  • Hunting knife
  • Sharpening Stone
  • 40 rounds of ammo (minimum)
  • Bug Repellent
  • Hard gun case
  • Soft gun case for fly-out
  • Black pepper for covering fresh meat
  • Water filtering device or bottled water
  • Non-iodized salt
  • Survival gear
  • Blanket
  • Day Pack w/ frame
  • * Heavy Duty Game bags
  • *Tarps
  • *Camping stove and fuel
  • *Camp cookware and utensils
  • *Fully water-proof tent with rain fly
  • *Bed roll (heavy or inflatable)  
  • 1 pair wool pants
  • 2 pairs long underwear
  • 5 pairs socks (3 should be thermal)
  • 2 pairs camouflage pants
  • 3 T-shirts
  • 2 button down flannel shirts
  • 1 warm weather camouflage jacket
  • 1 cold weather camouflage parka
  • 1 warm hat with ear covers
  • 1 cap
  • 1 pair water-proof mitten-style gloves
  • Comfortable hip waders to walk in
  • 1 extra pair water-proof walking boots