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Gotta have a gear list

Gun

Ammo

Case

proper choke

key for safety lock

Blaze orange vest hat gloves jacket bibs boots

scent (btw, I wash all my (Contact Us Please) in scent block, then clean my gun, I bet you can smell that solvent a mile away)

tampons or foam hangers for scent

scent killer

scent block soap

scent block deoderant

Grunt call

doe bleat

rattling antlers

gutting gloves for cleaning

knife

pelvic bone saw

rags/towel for clean up... maybe some water too

rope for dragging, or hauling your gun up the tree

tags/license

2-ways for emergency communication/ "lets go to lunch"

binoculars

whistle if you're walking in a ways

flashlights

zip lock bag (I use it to urinate in)

portable stand, if you don't have it up yet

tree pegs

toilet paper

camera

cell phone

food/beverages

sleeping bags

tent

garbage bags

portable dvd player

rain gear

books/magazines

coolers

tarp

reflective tacks for trail marking

wire or string for use with the tag

wash all clothes in scent free detergent, and hang outside in advance

games/cards

matches/lighter

axe

compass for those of you going in a ways

canteen

thermos

hand warmers

spot light

lantern

stool

sunglasses

fishing stuff (some of you, after you've filled your tag)

ice

I don't need all this stuff, I don't sleep in a tent, just trying to think of everyone.

what am I forgetting?

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vister

ha, i'd love to see someone try peeing into a ziplock. lol grin.gif try carrying an empty pop or water bottle with you. at least if you sit on it... shocked.gif

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Deitz Dittrich

yowzers--- your list is about 5 times longer than mine...

An add to the above post... I used to be huge into scent and still am... but when I have to pee... .I pee right off my stand... last weekend.. I let her go.. and before I had a chance to zip, 2 does a fawn and a 7 point were there... stood there for 40 mins with my stuff hanging out... the doe and buck both waked right tothe spot I had just relieved and seemed to have no ill effects of it?!

My pack

extra hat

licence

zip tie

grunt tube

rattle bag

bottle of water

rope to bring bow up/gun up

bow/ gun/ backpack hangers

scents

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Bullwinkle

Okay Deitz,

My wife was just looking over my shoulder when I was reading your post and she says if you're going to stand there for 40 minutes with your stuff hanging out ... she wants to go hunting with you. Oh and I'm jealous because yours stuff hangs out, I usually pee on my zipper. LOL smile.gif

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Tippman

Quote:

before I had a chance to zip, 2 does a fawn and a 7 point were there... stood there for 40 mins with my stuff hanging out


Maybe that's what attracted them in!! grin.gif

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The Donk

Ya, I betcha he doesn't do that in December! grin.gifgrin.giftongue.gif

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Tippman

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yowzers--- yours is about 5 times longer than mine...


Huh??

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analyzer

lol, tipman, lol.

I tell ya what, if it's cold enough out, when i'm trying to dig that baby out, it goes turtle on me...

I play broomball in the winter, and when it's below zero, and I gotta go, I swear I got an "inny"... lol.

JK... but the little guy shrivels up pretty good.

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Scott M

TMI guys, TMI. Can we go back to the list of things for deer hunting instead of the list of things causing "shrinkage"

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BLACKJACK

My list is short: slug barrel, slugs, chair, headlamp, coverall, warm boots. Of course I never unpack my 'trip bag' - a pet peeve of my wife - which contains underware, socks, reading material, lounge clothes, shaving kit. And the cooler and beer are already loaded!!!

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Deitz Dittrich

LMAO !!! too funny dudes..... Ok back on task!

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Phunnyfarm

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shaving kit.


BLACKJACK, you shave when you deer hunt?!

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Bassboy1645

GEEEAAAZZZZUUUUZZZZZ who shaves when they hunt!?? Im just getting old enough to get a nice chin patch going lol.

The usual lists above. grin.gif

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BLACKJACK

No but my mouth tastes lots better Sunday morning if I brush my teeth Sat night before bed!!! Plus my shaving kit is where I keep my bottle of aspirin!!!

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Phunnyfarm

I feel ya knockin BLACKJACK! It's not a shaving kit, it's a "medicine cabinet"!

I forgot to mention that every list should include Tums/Rolaids and Immodium. Nothing ruins a good time like heartburn, acid reflux in the stand, or "the trots".

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wallter

BEER

Gun

Bullets

some other stuff. smirk.gif

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Eric Wettschreck

Gun

Ammo

orange stuff

Anything else is extra weight.

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analyzer

alarm clock

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Wildlineman

You guys are hilarious!

Thanks for starting this! I would have probably forgot some things that I NEED to take with me.

Good luck and be safe.

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jwhawkridge

I usually like to have deer on my list. Haha....

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harvey lee

I always have a small first aid kit and aspirins with.

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analyzer

I knew I forgot something, that must be why we didn't get a deer this weekend. Next time, I'll put Buck on the list. I hunt southern minnesota, do you think it would be pushing it, to put "snow" on the list?

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Steve Foss

You know, I plumb forgot to add deer to my list, too. Explains a lot. I just got out my list from last Friday and added "typical 12-point buck with B&C green score of 266 1/2."

I wonder if it will work this many days after opener. Nah, who am I kidding? crazy.gif

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analyzer

just a 266 12-point typical huh? Is that all?

I'd just like to get my son one. I have had an opportunity to shoot a trophy 3 years in a row... and he has yet to see a buck... well, no, he saw one with half a rack.

The kid sat in his blind from 6 am to 6:23 pm on Saturday. I was so proud of him. And he jumped right out of bed on sunday as well. It's hard for anyone to sit for 12 hours. I was very very proud of him. But he had nothing to show for it : (.

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Steve Foss

Hey man, when a guy makes a list, why not put a record on it? grin.gif

With a work ethic like that, your boy will have his deer sooner or later. The wait will make the kill all the sweeter. Sounds like he's got a ton of patience. I know quite a few grown men who can't do what he did. grin.gif

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