Bird Hunting Equipment List

MUST-Haves for your trip to
Sharptail Lodge


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.


  • HUNTING PANTS: Comfortable. Heavy briar pants are not necessary
  • HUNTING SHIRTS: Comfortable, loose fitting, both lightweight and 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
  • RAIN COAT: Good quality
  • SOCKS: Good quality walking socks


  • GUN: 20 or 12 gauge – your choice. Will shoot 7’s for sharptail & huns, and 6’s for pheasants
  • SOFT/HARD COOLER: To bring home your birds


  • Fleece vest, jacket or pullover
  • Capilene long johns
  • Shooting gloves
  • Shooting glasses
  • Stocking cap