Hunting clothing: what you need to know

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By AdFeatures | Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 13:27

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Buying the hunting clothing that suits your needs and style of hunt is of vital importance to success in the field. This article offers a variety of tips on shopping around for the items that will ensure a good hunt.

1. Quality of Equipment.

When researching which brand of equipment to opt for, it is always important to remember that looking for a good quality product, with a respected brand name, will ensure that your gear remains of a high quality throughout its lifespan.

There are a number of names to look out for. Jack Pyke in Hertfordshire is especially renowned for the quality of their knives but also offer superior products across a whole range of other equipment.

2. Experiment with New Hunting Products.

It is always worth experimenting with new equipment to find the setup that suits you. Whether this means investing in your first camouflage net, or looking for a new pair of boots, trying new hunting equipment or field sports clothing will make you more comfortable in the field.

Remember to shop around, looking for a supplier who knows what they are talking about and can offer expert advice. Online shops are often contactable by email and it is often beneficial to do so if you require pointing in the right direction.

3. Prepare for a Trip.

It is incredibly important to prepare fully before a hunting trip. Make a list of all those necessary items, including those pieces of equipment or supplies that you may have forgotten last time, and have a good shop around for them before you leave.

There is nothing worse than being stuck out in the field without the correct equipment. Hunting should be as fun and comfortable as possible for you, so don’t skimp on that vital equipment. Allowing yourself time before a trip will enable you to shop around the Internet, often a source of the most interesting bargains.

4. Carrying your Equipment.

A good bag that can comfortably carry all your equipment without bursting at the seams or becoming difficult to carry will make all the difference to your trip. Try to avoid carrying all your heavy equipment in one bag. A number of smaller bags will enable you to split your gear, becoming easier to carry.

Remember to carry a separate bag for your catch, it is not advisable to place it in the same bag as any of your other clothes or equipment. This will just extend the amount of time you spend cleaning and maintaining your equipment after the trip.

5. Customise your Chosen Supplies.

It is not always a great idea to take all the hunting equipment you possess on a hunt. Think about what it is you are hunting and where you will be spending most of your time. Customise the contents of your pack depending on your situation and prey, this will often result in a more successful and comfortable hunt. There is no need to drag around equipment that will be of no use to you on a particular hunt.

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