What to Bring Upland Bird Hunting

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Clothing
  • HUNTING PANTS

Comfortable. Heavy briar pants are not necessary

  • HUNTING SHIRTS

Comfortable, loose fitting, 2 lightweight and 1 medium-weight

  • HUNTING VEST

Something to carry shells and a water bottle, orange is preferred

  • HUNTING CAP/HAT

Orange is preferred

  • HUNTING COAT

Anything that is weather and wind resistant

  • SOCKS

Good quality walking socks

Footwear

  • GOOD BOOTS

Most important item, lots of walking!

They should be broken in, not a brand new pair of leather boots. You would be better off with comfortable pair of lightweight hiking boots.

Merrells are a good example. For hunting pheasant, full length waterproof hiking boots are recommended.

Rain Gear

  • RAIN COAT

Good quality

Miscellaneous
  • Fleece vest, jacket or pullover
  • Capilene long johns (light or medium-weight)
  • Shooting gloves
  • Shooting glasses
  • Stocking cap

Other Items

  • GUN: 20 or 12 gauge

Your choice. Will shoot 7’s for sharptail & huns, and 6’s for pheasant

  • SOFT/HARD COOLER

To bring home your birds

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