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#6352097 - 06/29/16 04:36 PM Gaiters
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For you guys that hunt out west/up north in the mountains, do you wear gaiters for early season hunts where deep snow is not likely? I have never worn them but seems like more and more do these days - in all conditions. Is this a Jim Shockey fashion statement bandwagon or do they provide real benefits?

Just seeking opinions thanks in advance.
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That's the way I hunt don't know many that do. If a deer gets buy me I will try to run him down. Ive killed a bunch that way.



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#6354981 - 07/01/16 06:39 PM Re: Gaiters [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
Cat hunter Offline
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Registered: 02/12/12
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I use gaiters every time I hunt in the mountains. In dry conditions they keep junk out of my boots. In snow and wet conditions they keep my pants from getting wet. I have used Sitka gators in the past. I have switched to kuiu recently. I am very happy with my kuiu Gators. Sitka gators are a close second. I would not use any other brand as satisfaction will not be very High

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#6356398 - 07/03/16 07:21 AM Re: Gaiters [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Thanks I am probably going to try a pair of the Kuius. up
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Originally Posted By: REALKILLER
That's the way I hunt don't know many that do. If a deer gets buy me I will try to run him down. Ive killed a bunch that way.



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#6356736 - 07/03/16 12:58 PM Re: Gaiters [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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I have worn them since the early '90s when I archery hunt elk. Only wear them in the early mornings when there is a heavy dew or anytime when the brush and grass is wet. This keeps my feet and lower legs dry and warm. I take them off when the temps come up and the grass/brush dries out and put them in my pack. I use them some here in Texas when archery hunting in wet weather too. I want dry feet when stalking or hunting from a blind.

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#6356781 - 07/03/16 01:33 PM Re: Gaiters [Re: Phlash]
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Exactly!
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#6356927 - 07/03/16 03:57 PM Re: Gaiters [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Originally Posted By: REALKILLER
That's the way I hunt don't know many that do. If a deer gets buy me I will try to run him down. Ive killed a bunch that way.



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