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#5986590 - 10/20/15 09:26 PM best release for gloves
foodieguy Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/07/13
Posts: 292
Loc: Austin
Hi all,

Is one style of release easier to use when you're wearing gloves? I get cold really easy, especially my (blue) fingers so i usually have to wear gloves that are rated warmer than the temps might usually warrant. Some that I have tried didn't work out so well with my strap style caliper release (Scott Little Goose). They either don't fit around the glove well or the 'release cutout' in the cuff doesn't feel right, and my anchor point gets jacked up.

I was thinking maybe something like a thumb release might be easier to use w gloves but wanted to see what the thoughts are from you guys.
New fish, looking for advice.

#5986629 - 10/20/15 09:44 PM Re: best release for gloves [Re: foodieguy]
kmon1 Online   content

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 22639
Loc: Texas
Thumb release
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#5986888 - 10/21/15 06:33 AM Re: best release for gloves [Re: kmon1]
bjankowski Offline
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Registered: 04/22/10
Posts: 4019
Loc: Burleson, Tex and Possum Kingd...
Originally Posted By: kmon1
Thumb release

I agree.
God is good always; always, God is good!

"If thou wilst a keen edge win
forge it thick and grind it thin"

#5987293 - 10/21/15 10:48 AM Re: best release for gloves [Re: foodieguy]
Aggieman775 Offline

Registered: 04/24/15
Posts: 721
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
I like my true ball release

#5987296 - 10/21/15 10:49 AM Re: best release for gloves [Re: foodieguy]
FoxTrot Online   content
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Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 7204
Loc: West
I use my Tru Fire Hardcore max release with or without gloves. I usually only wear light gloves when bow hunting and if it is cold then I keep my hands in my pockets with handwarmers.
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#5987398 - 10/21/15 11:50 AM Re: best release for gloves [Re: FoxTrot]
ChrisB Online   content
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Registered: 12/20/06
Posts: 1194
Loc: Prosper , TX
I've been hunting all season with thin waterproof gloves using my regular wrist release. Just keep those hands in a pocket with some handwarmers.

#5987593 - 10/21/15 01:49 PM Re: best release for gloves [Re: foodieguy]
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