a hunt of this type is something new for you, following
is a list of necessities you might find helpful in determining
what to bring along.
bag, one equal to a five pound hollofill;
pair of rubber boots (felt liners are good);
pair of leather boots for dry weather hunting;
for around camp;
pair of heavy gloves or mittens;
pair light gloves (Jersey gloves work well);
with ear flaps;
pants and shirt;
for ten days;
- It is important to not wear nylon, or canvas clothing
because of the noise factor.Well worn jeans or woolen
clothing is essential. Your duffel bag should be approximately
the size of the army duffel bag, but have a side zipper.
Montana law requires that you wear no less than 400 square
inches of florescent orange while hunting.
all your belongings in a stout, waterproof duffel bag,
preferable size 30" to 36" x 14". Plastic
garbage bags may be used as duffel bag liner. Smaller
plastic bags are handy to pack articles and keep clothes
clean, dry and organized. Please limit yourself to 30
pounds or less, distributed between one or two duffel
bags as this gear is handled many times during the course
of the trip. It also allows us to estimate the number
of stock needed for the pack trip which is limited by
Forest Service regulation.