Are you planning your first stalking trip of the season? Then keep it simple with these stalking essentials!
Suitable and comfortable clothing is a must. Wearing Realtree camouflage patterns will help break up your outline and blend you with your surroundings. Lightweight layers for the warmer months, but waterproof hunting clothing for the winter weather. Realtree Xtra Green is a good early-season pattern.
Having a good clear glass out in the field is essential, make sure you have the right binoculars at the ready. We like the 8×40’s with good light gathering capabilities, which will see you through to the last light.
Make sure your feet are comfortable with a good solid pair of walking boots. They’ll need to have good ankle protection and grip, as you will be walking on uneven surfaces throughout the day.
You may be stalking through woodland and catch a glimpse of your harvest. You don’t want to be grappling, trying to get a steady rest off of a tree trunk or branch, and the chances are that if you lie down to shoot off the bi-pod, the undergrowth could obscure your view. A good set of sticks will assist you in more ways that one, they can even be used to support your walking.
A Good Knife
Pulling the trigger is the easy part, you need to know what to do after. This is where a good quality knife comes in handy. Either a folding knife or in a sheath, as long as it is sharp enough to get the job done. You have to be prepared to gralloch your deer in the field.
First Aid Kit
Safety first!! A basic travel light first aid kit in your pack or on your vehicle is a must and will help with any basic first aid for a cut finger, thorn or thistle or a sprained ankle!
You’re sure to have a successful stalking adventure by keeping your equipment simple and effective.
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