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#5855704 - 07/30/15 02:46 PM What gear dou take with you on the hunt?
Obrien Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 07/12/15
Posts: 48
Loc: Austin
I have searched but I did not find the topic like that.

What gear do you wear, take with you, on the hunt? We may include stuff you have physically with you in the woods + stuff in the car.

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#5855760 - 07/30/15 03:14 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
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Registered: 04/05/10
Posts: 13903
Loc: North Texas.
At a minimum-

Knife, flashlight, mini first aid kit, lighter, appropriate call(s), extra ammo, snack, drink.



ETA - toilet paper.


Edited by tth_40 (07/30/15 10:56 PM)
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#5855960 - 07/30/15 05:33 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
spg Offline
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Registered: 08/11/13
Posts: 1130
Extra gun and ammo, proper license, range cards, range finder, binos, knife, first aid kit, phone, h2O, copenhagen. What I bring on a hunting trip= Tools, multi meter, targets, gun cleaning kit, batteries, chainsaw, wasp spray.

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#5856101 - 07/30/15 06:58 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
Simple Searcher Offline
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 4715
Loc: Helotes, Hext
I recall a post like this some years back. But I have simplified a lot sense then.
Now I will grab a drink, binos, ear plugs and rifle and head out the door.
I always carry a pocket knife, my phone and wallet, so flashlight and license is covered.
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#5856330 - 07/30/15 09:19 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
maximum Offline
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Registered: 09/30/09
Posts: 1663
water - extra ammo/arrows - monocular - t.p. - lip filler -
small snack repackaged in non-rattly wax paper - rolaids in wax paper -
1 or 2 imodium a.d. tablets - 2 or 3 tylenol in wax paper - a piece
of orange ribbon, drag rope (think positive)

it goes without saying most everyone will have a gun/bow,
their appropriate clothing, wallet with license, knife, etc.
with them

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#5955122 - 09/30/15 06:47 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
RovingTexan Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/29/13
Posts: 47
Loc: Smith Co.
Hate to revive an old thread, but I always carry a small spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide. When tracking a wounded animal and you can't tell if it's blood, a squirt or two will let you know real quick. If it's blood it'll foam and turn white.

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#5956415 - 10/01/15 02:43 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7388
Loc: Lubbock, TX
To the blind?

Ear protection (soon to be replaced by suppressor)
Range Finder
Snack such as granola bar
Water
Several high-grade paper towels, usually folded around the snack (quiet)
Large Leatherman multitool
Cell Phone
LED headlight and/or flashlight
License and ID
If bowhunting, sidearm
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#5956428 - 10/01/15 02:55 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Simple Searcher]
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Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 2867
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
I recall a post like this some years back. But I have simplified a lot sense then.
Now I will grab a drink, binos, ear plugs and rifle and head out the door.
I always carry a pocket knife, my phone and wallet, so flashlight and license is covered.


X-2

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#5963949 - 10/06/15 12:18 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
Bigfoot Offline
Tracker

Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 774
Loc: Galveston Bay
probably too much!

TP
skinning knifes
multitool
headlamp w/ 4 extra AA batteries
250 yard flashlight with both green and white bulb and stuff to attach it to my gun if needed
1 commercial trash bag
a few hand and arm gloves for cleaning game
towelettes to clean up after cleaning game
5 rounds 30-06
5 rounds 223
pen
laser yardage finder
small tree saw
monocular
30 ft 550 paracord
compass
waterproof matches and lighter
2 emergency blankets
sunglasses case
mosquito spray
primos shooting stick
small camo umbrella
heavy duty carabiner
ear protection
USGI camo rain poncho



Edited by Bigfoot (10/06/15 01:22 PM)
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#5964289 - 10/06/15 03:26 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Simple Searcher]
clandr1 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/12/14
Posts: 97
Loc: Frisco
Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher

I always carry a pocket knife, my phone and wallet, so flashlight and license is covered.


With respect, I think it is a terrible idea to rely on your phone for illumination. If you get in a jamb you might drain your primary communications device unnecessarily. I always recommend taking at least one flashlight with you (preferably two) if you are going to be out in the wild with the chance you might be out past sunset.

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#5966013 - 10/07/15 12:46 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: spg]
Woodrow1 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/27/15
Posts: 57
phone
308 rifle
Water bottle
Earplugs
Shooting stick
Wallet
Can of grizzly wintergreen

That's it

But my hunting area has my dads house on the land... So It's just a 300yard walk to my feeder

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#5966101 - 10/07/15 01:35 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
FoxTrot Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 7091
Loc: West
TP
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#5968213 - 10/08/15 06:23 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
passthru Offline
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Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11078
Loc: Saginaw, Tx
range finder, cover scent, grunt tube, nocs, cell phone and bow.
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#5970638 - 10/10/15 12:07 PM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 01/04/15
Posts: 369
The only thing I can add is orange flagging tape in case tracking is involved.

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#5973193 - 10/12/15 09:55 AM Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien]
tShawnB Offline
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Registered: 09/19/12
Posts: 1016
Loc: Forney
Years of hunting have taught me to take as little as necessary. A rifle+ammo, a pistol+ammo, binoculars, range finders, water, snack and cell phone. If I hunt all day, I will take a sandwich or two.
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