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What gear dou take with you on the hunt? #5855704 07/30/15 07:46 PM
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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.

Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien] #5855760 07/30/15 08:14 PM
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At a minimum-

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



ETA - toilet paper.

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Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien] #5855960 07/30/15 10:33 PM
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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.

Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien] #5856101 07/30/15 11:58 PM
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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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Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien] #5856330 07/31/15 02:19 AM
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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

Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien] #5955122 09/30/15 11:47 PM
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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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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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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.


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Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien] #5963949 10/06/15 05:18 PM
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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


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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.

Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: spg] #5966013 10/07/15 05:46 PM
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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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I avoid Dick's and hope they fold.
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range finder, cover scent, grunt tube, nocs, cell phone and bow.


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Re: What gear dou take with you on the hunt? [Re: Obrien] #5970638 10/10/15 05:07 PM
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The only thing I can add is orange flagging tape in case tracking is involved.

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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.


How come everybody I meet is a deer hunting expert?
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Things I carry every day
-wallet
-phone
-pocket knife

Additional items for hunting
-rifle loaded with however many rounds it holds
-binos
-sometimes a camera


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I carry a back pack so everything is one place. I hate having stuff in my pockets. I also see a lot of guys that use backpacks and think they have to fill every compartment, I don't. I lay everything out that I will absolutely need in equipment and clothing, and then pack it. I also follow a checklist that I have refined over the years so that I have everything that I will actually use packed.

If I upgrade my equipment, I modify the list and get rid of what is being replaced. My son in law has gotten his fair share of hand me downs by doing this. It is also a great way to get a new hunter set up for the season so they have what they need and don't over buy or under buy.

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I used to pack my "after the shot" equipment with me. Game bags and butchering tools. Now I just leave that in the truck and go in with essential equipment depending on if I'm hunting from treestand or off the ground. Besides its hunting so the likelihood of me making a kill on every hunt is not realistic to justify carrying all the game processing equipment. A simple gutting knife and a few plastic gloves will do.

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Bow or gun, flashlight, and pocketknife. What else do you need??


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Rifle, 4 rounds of ammo, gut knife, bino's, grunt call, range finder, a 8-12" piece of 40 lb fishing line and a snack if I'm gonna be out there awhile.


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Thermacell weapon knife wallet phone and binoculars. Oh and a grunt tube.


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Just deer hunting?

Binoculars,flashlight, knife, TP, ammo, grunt tube, rattle bag, snacks, little coffee thermos in the morning/water in afternoon, zip ties, few little heat packs if it's cold. I think that's about it.


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I learned long ago you can't reason someone out of something they don't reason themselves into.


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Gun, ammo, knife, headlamp, phone, water, snacks, magazines, rubber gloves, extra layers if its cold. Carry all in a daypack.


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Rifle - gun, nocs, hearing protection, flashlight. Bow - nocs, cover scent, grunt tube after begining Nov and flashlight. Aways have a phone


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