First time hunting what do I need

Vivek KushwahArchery2 Comments

Hunting with a Gun

BOW HUNTER / GUN HUNTER

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You can choose either a Bow or a Gun, based on your skill set.

GOOD QUALITY BACKPACK

  • A back pack will be the most important part of your hunting gear, making sure that the quality of your backpack straps are good so it doesn’t cause any discomfort to your body.

LICENSE

  • Keep your hunters license and all other required documents in your wallet, and always carry it with you.

SCENT KILLER

  • After putting on your hunting vest and clothes spray it on your clothes to eliminate any human odour.

SMOKE

  • This little bottle is used to see the wind direction.

Lens Cleanser

  • To clean the gun lens.

GPS

  • GPS Carrying a good quality GPS is absolutely essential.

Fire Starter

  • Fire can be used to give signal and warming yourself.

Quality Binoculars (8×42)

  • The recommended resolution of the binocular used for hunting should be 8×42.

ANIMAL CALLS

  • To attract the animal most likely dear calls.

ROPE ( BUNGEE CORD ) / Harness

  • Carrying a Rope in your backpack for very basic uses like wrapping around trees to facilitate climbing trees.

FLAGGING TAPE / TOILET PAPER ( Paper work)

  • Flagging tape can be used to make trails.

KNIFES

  • A Folding knife and one simple knife for cutting purposes.

TAPE MEASURE

  • This is not a necessity but this is usually used in measuring the size of the deer or any other animal after, shooting it down.

Range Finder

  • Measuring distance between you and target animal.

Body and HAIR SOAP

  • To Eliminate Body Odour.

Rubber BOOTS ( MUCK BOOTS)

  • Thin leather boots are best.

Hunting VEST

  • A vest always comes handy, you won’t have to

BORE SNAKE

  • IF A INSECT crawls inside your Gun Barrel YOU WOULD NEED THIS TO GET IT OUT, otherwise you might need to end your trip and go home to get this problem fixed.

TREE HARNESS / CLIMBING STRAP

  • Make sure that you are carrying two straps with you.

EXTENDABLE SAW

  • To cut down the tree branches and all sorts of other cutting. Since it is extendable it can be

BLAZE ORANGE CAP

  • Always wear orange cap or Vest while hunting.

SOME OBVIOUS ESSENTIALS

FIRST AID – For unfortunate situations.

FLASHLIGHTS – Make sure that you have some extra batteries too.

PAUCHE – To keep all the little things in one place.

WATER – For cleaning hands and drinking.

CAMERA – POINT AND SHOOT CAMERA

Snacks – Hunting can be camping

Book – If you are going for an overnight hunting trip you should carry a book with to read in the downtime.

Extra Ammo – In most cases you don’t require extra ammo but keeping it handy is a good idea.

 

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