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What's in your hunting pack???
« on: October 08, 2017, 08:47:38 PM »
What's in your pack for deer hunting? Its super easy to buy one of each at the store and before you know it your hunting pack weighs 50 lbs without any game in it. I'm talking for day trips away from your rig.

My pack:
- Eberlestock "Just One Pack" Western Slope (6.9 lbs)
- 350 lumin flash light (.25)
- extra set batteries
- lightweight 6x8 blue tarp (.5)
- two giant thick trash bags (.25)
- pkg 4 game bags (.25)
- buck folding knife (.25)
- pack Gerber hatchet (super light weight) (1.25)
- lighter
- 50' cord
- one box of bullets (1)
- Leica 1600 range finder (usually in pocket)
- Leupold 10x42 binos (1)
- 1 gal ziplock with granola bars/jerky/snacks (1)
- 1 gal ziplock with TP, rubber gloves and wet wipes (.25)
- small/basic first aid kit (.25)
- life straw
- 1/2 gal water (4)

This is all under 20 lbs (actually right around 17 lbs!)

What else do you bring or would you take out?
If you shoot the first one you will never get that true trophy.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2017, 09:06:50 PM »
Bull pacs frame. Game bag with game bags, water and a couple protein bars.  Havalon (2) and Kershaw gator in my pocket.  Gps snapped on the outside.  Extra batteries in pocket,  zebralight on binos. 

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2017, 11:13:04 PM »
Am I the only one that brings celebration airplane shots?

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2017, 11:23:28 PM »
portable charger for your cell phone/GPS etc. Cold weather can zap a cell phone battery very quick.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2017, 04:57:37 AM »
lip balm and a emergency space blanket or sleeping bag.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2017, 05:12:32 AM »
food

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2017, 06:26:17 AM »
Advil. And basic medical kit. Rain cover for pack. Extra sweatshirt if I’m glassing. Waterproof matches with something ignitable.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2017, 06:34:25 AM »
In or on the bag; Cliff bars, filled nalgene, havalon + blades, leatherman wave, couple trash bags, game bags, insulation layers, rain gear, eye pro, tags, gloves, 550 cord, headlamp + extra bat, surefire flashlight, several extra rounds, 22 with can for grouse or glock 43, first aid kit.


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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2017, 06:53:14 AM »
Advanced medical kit, survival kit, headlamp with spare batteries, map, Razor Lite with spare blades, 100' of 550, 3 ltrs of water (camelback), Kind bars, pruning shears, decoy, jacket or raingear as needed.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2017, 01:07:06 PM »
   
Rough Draft.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2017, 01:21:40 PM »
I think you left out Panduit ties which come in handy

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2017, 06:43:35 PM »
Only God knows what's in there.  It feels like a bowling ball after about an hour-and-a-half. 

For sure there's a hunting knife, rope, compass and GPS, range finder, extra batteries, headlamp, flashlight, cow calls, grunt tube, rattling device, a lighter, H20 and Power Bars, drag rags and deer urine scents, extra rain coat, gloves, game bags, scissors, and I think, a half-eaten sandwich.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2017, 06:59:55 PM »
I carry the usuals, one thing that I carry that maybe most guys don't is glow sticks, easier than flagging tape to see in the dark.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2017, 06:29:17 AM »
Hopefully a boned out mule deer this weekend.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2017, 06:47:03 AM »
Flashlight, water, snack bar, lighter, windproof matches, can of sterno, gloves, binos, predator call, extra knife, rope, batteries, and some say overkill but I also have and IFAK.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2017, 01:43:41 PM »
Flashlight, water, snack bar, lighter, windproof matches, can of sterno, gloves, binos, predator call, extra knife, rope, batteries, and some say overkill but I also have and IFAK.
I think I've seen you in the the woods. We're you wearing one sock? 💩
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2017, 03:45:31 PM »
In addition to what’s already been posted.....hunting license and tags.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2017, 04:50:45 PM »
In addition to what’s already been posted.....hunting license and tags.

 :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:
If you shoot the first one you will never get that true trophy.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2017, 05:32:37 PM »
In addition to what’s already been posted.....hunting license and tags.

I've always kept those in my wallet.  I always have the same wallet, but frequently carry different packs.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2017, 06:39:40 PM »
In addition to what’s already been posted.....hunting license and tags.

I've always kept those in my wallet.  I always have the same wallet, but frequently carry different packs.

I'm with you, sometimes different pack or no pack. Have my DL, CC, some cash, keys, hunting license in my bino harness.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2017, 06:47:12 PM »
Flashlight, water, snack bar, lighter, windproof matches, can of sterno, gloves, binos, predator call, extra knife, rope, batteries, and some say overkill but I also have and IFAK.
I think I've seen you in the the woods. We're you wearing one sock? 💩
well forgot the mountain money but I figured that's already a given... :chuckle:
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2017, 08:13:10 PM »
16oz water bottle, Avalon knife, headlight, game bags, and some candy bars. Oh, and my clippers. I cant go without them. It's just a day pack Right? I hate the weight. :chuckle:

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2017, 09:14:42 PM »
Flashlight, water, snack bar, lighter, windproof matches, can of sterno, gloves, binos, predator call, extra knife, rope, batteries, and some say overkill but I also have and IFAK.
I think I've seen you in the the woods. We're you wearing one sock? 💩
well forgot the mountain money but I figured that's already a given... :chuckle:

I was going to say, am I the only one that carries TP (and an ample amount, I might add) or do yall just start the day off with knee-height socks? Or do you use the natural resources around you like pine cones to cut down on clothing weight?

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2017, 09:15:53 PM »
 :tup:. TP and baby wipes.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2017, 09:19:56 PM »
I carry a Tenzing 1700 and I keep taking things out and it eventually gets loaded back up. Currently I carry first aid supplies (bandage and dressing), tp/paper towels, fire starter & lighter, flagging tape, space blankets, a pillow case, spare gloves and a fleece beanie, paracord, buck folding knife, electrical tape, zip ties, headlamp, flashlight, extra batteries, licence and tags, protein and or calorie bars, my lunch and a filtering water bottle. I also have lightweight rain gear that attaches to the bottom straps and during elk season i carry a Gerber saw, hatchet and skinning knife. If I'm gonna be out all day there's probably a paperback in a zip lock that I read if I find a comfortable spot to rest.
In my younger days there was usually a couple (at least) cans of Schmidt thrown in instead of the paperback.

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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2017, 06:14:28 AM »
Toilet paper, lunch, some rope , water and plastic bags.
You guy's are making me feel pretty unprepared.
I'm going to throw in a book of matches.
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #26 on: October 16, 2017, 03:20:40 PM »
Besides the basic necessities of hunting items, TP & wet ones, redundant fire starters, stuff to keep you dry and survivably warm overnight, navigation and communications gear, here are a few others I've found useful.

> A 1/3 cup stainless steel measuring cup.  Wad up one or two envelopes of instant soup or hot chocolate  in it.  With mine I have melted snow, heated morale-building soup, hot water to warm my insides, collected drips of water from a rock face, dipped water from tiny pools of seep, dug holes in snow or dirt, and probably others uses I have forgotten.  And it is small enough to get lost in a parka pocket.

> Four feet or so of light snare wire.  Useful to repair packs and gear strongly, fabricate things including shelter and crutches, and even snare rabbits. 

> Tiny notebook and pencil in a Ziploc.

> Tiny flashlight to see to change batteries in my headlamp.  That saved my bacon on a sleety night near timberline in the North Cascades one November.

> Flagging tape cut into 1/3 width strips (I cut around the roll, pull off long strips and don't carry the center spool).  It goes farther and I recognize mine.  It doesn't take much if you are looking for it. 


I like a light weight summit pack size of 3000 cu. in. or more, and carry it mostly empty except when I put outer clothes in it.  It will take a hefty load of boneless meat for my first trip out.  On some alpine day hunts I have attached my day pack to a pack frame with plan to carry out a major load of meat lashed to the frame pack.

I do not carry a hatchet but have medi-vaced and taken to ER a couple of men who did.  A hatchet is a wonderful tool with a perfect radius of motion to chop my shin bone.   :P
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Re: What's in your hunting pack???
« Reply #27 on: October 16, 2017, 04:27:21 PM »
Pack Frame and 2 bottles of water!