Basics of Backpack Hunting

The reality of wilderness hunting has a way of expelling unprepared. When you are not physically and mentally prepared for a back country, you will soon lose momentum and seem unable to complete the task for hunting. So let’s say backpack hunting is so attractive for the fans who are ready to hunt big game, but you have to know backpack hunting basics. Although there is no foolproof approach, adequate preparation is the best way to avoid nightmares in back country like mountain terrain or forest. You end up beginning an adventurous and productive hunting game that you want to do it again and again, rather than trying to return to civilization when you take this approach. With this in mind, let’s see how to successfully catch the wilderness. There are some ways below,

Lightweight Gear is the best

Backpack: There are lots of great packs on the market, but if it does not fit your body right, it will prove useless on the trail, causing severe soreness and back pain. Everything you accept must ride on your back, which means the lighter the better. Unfortunately, this equipment is expensive, but there is no way to solve it. Here are my personal suggestions for choosing equipment.

Camp Pack for 7 Days:

  • Badlands 4500 pack – 7 lbs.
  • MSR Hubba-Hubba (2-Man Tent) – 4 lbs. 8 ounces
  • Sleeping Pad – 1 lb. 4 oz.
  • Sleeping Bag – 2 lbs.
  • Raingear – 1 lb.
  • MSR Pocket Rocket Stove and 3 Fuel Canisters – 2 lbs
  • MSR Titanium Kettle Pot, plastic bowl, fork, spoon, mug – 11.2 oz.
  • Food for 7 days – 12 lbs.
  • Stuff sack for food – 4 oz
  • MSR Waterworks Water Filter –1 lb.
  • Leatherman XTI Multitool – 9 oz.
  • 2 Platypus Water Bladders (100 oz Hosser, 70 oz. Bladder) = 5 oz.
  • Shower Head Accessory for Platypus Bladder – 3 oz.
  • Parachute cord (25 feet) – 6 oz.
  • First-Aid Kit w/ACE bandage – 4 oz.
  • Lighter and waterproof matches – 1 .25 oz.
  • Water Jug 2 ½ gallon collapsible – 7 oz.
  • Small container soap – 1 .5 oz.
  • Sunglasses – 2 oz.
  • Map & GPS w/extra batteries – 14 oz.
  • Satellite or cell phone w/extra battery– 12 oz.
  • Digital Camera w/extra Lithium batteries – 12 oz.
  • 1 Tikka Headlamp w/extra battery set – 5 oz.
  • Duct Tape (tiny roll) — 1 oz.
  • Pensize Flashlight (backup) – 1 .5 oz.
  • MSR Ultralight Pack Towel – 3.6 oz.
  • Misc. Items (lip balm, compact toothbrush and paste) – 3 oz.
  • Extra pants, long-sleeve shirt, fleece pullover, stocking hat, (add fleece vest and 1 set thermals when mid-Sept. or later). – 3 lbs.
  • Archery Items: 3 Extra broad-heads w/extra blades, 1 field point, Allen wrench set, extra center-serving material (6-feet of thread only), dental floss (4 feet). 12 oz.
  • Drinking Water (3 liters): 6.6 pounds
  • Game Bags (Alaskan Deer Sock) – 8 oz.

Get Physically Fit

You don’t have to be a marathon runner to hunt down this back country. only you need is legitimate a mountain shape. This means changing lifestyles throughout the year, rather than going to the gym a few weeks before hunting. You should focus on shooting and plan every detail of your wilderness trip (reconnaissance, talking with biologists, etc.) instead of worrying about the shape of the hunting time. It has never been so easy to use.

Know where and How to Hunt

Actually there are two ways to tackle how hunt around the wilderness. First, you may hike into a backcountry as forest or mountain, then live and hunt from a single camping spot. Second, always taking the camp with you and camping somewhere different each night to target on game closer to you and your camp.

Ensure safety

Back country is good, but for issues of safety, you must make sure that you can draw daily hunting routes and send them to your family in an emergency.

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