When I first started hunting about 13 years ago, my hunting attire consisted of bulky men’s camo over a couple pairs of long johns as base layers, depending on the weather. Needless to say, that system just didn’t work for me and I was happy to see that soon women’s hunting apparel companies started to appear, like SHE Outdoor Apparel and Prois. But one thing was still lacking for me: good quality women’s base layers. Base layers are crucial when the temperatures really start
A head-to-toe pheasant hunting gear list for the ladies! All of the gear listed here are my personal favorites for pheasant hunting and would be a good option for most upland hunts. 1) Blaze Orange Hat I prefer to wear a blaze orange ball cap but it's a good idea to bring along a blaze beanie as well, depending on the wind and the temperature! This Browning Opening Day Cap is a great option, available at www.basspro.com for $23.99 2) Upland Vest This Upland Game Vest X by ALP
I got my Cascade Stormlight Jacket just before heading out on a 6 night/7 day hunt through the Kaweka’s and Kaimanawas over New Years. The previous two New Year's trips had true New Zealand Alpine weather----meaning that the weather can turn a complete 180 in a matter of minutes----so good, reliable gear is very important! On paper, these jackets have some seriously impressive ratings, both the men's version (Vapor Stormlight) and women's version (Cascade Stormlight) have wat
Do you recall a time when you were out hunting and everything went exactly as planned? In my 11 years of hunting, I can think of only a handful of times that everything fell into place perfectly. That doesn't mean that my other hunting experiences were bad. On the contrary. It's the unexpected moments in the woods that keeps things interesting and makes you evolve as a hunter.
On opening weekend of the 2017 Missouri Turkey season, something unexpected happened during my hun