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Recommended Equipment


Clothing for Hunting

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  • Rifle (preferably at least .30 caliber) with telescopic sights
  • binoculars
  • 2 warm shirts
  • 1 or 2 lightweight shirts
  • 1 or 2 regular trousers
  • 1 sweater
  • 1 hunting jacket
  • 6 pair heavy socks
  • 3 pairs of gloves (1 really warm)
  • 1 wool, fleece or fur cap
  • 1 pair of camp slippers or gym shoes
  • 1 lightweight rain suit or 3/4 length rain jacket (NO PONCHOS !)
  • 1 pair ankle-fit hip boots (Ranger or LaCrosse are recommended)
  • 1 water-repellent duffel bag
  • 1 soft gun case
  • 1 backpack with frame
  • 1 sleeping pad (foam or Thermarest)
  • 1 sleeping bag rated to at least 0 degrees F. (Holo- or Qualofill are recommended. Down absorbs humidity.)
  • 1 toilet kit & necessities
  • 1 hunting knife
  • 1 pair of sunglasses
  • 1 sharpening stone or steel
  • 1 small flashlight
  • 1 camera with film
  • 2 or 3 boxes of ammo
  • Insect repellent (Cutters or Ben's 1000)

 

Personal items: scope covers, rifle cleaning gear, medicine, reading glasses, novels, etc.

If you are going on a spring bear hunt, you should bring some warm boots/felt packs, warm hat and gloves and a tube of sunblock. Sunglasses are a must, and a rifle with a caliber of at least one of the .300 magnums is recommended for these bears.

If you are going on a late fall hunt (September 20 or later), you should bring a pair of warmer boots and a warmer hat.

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Registered Guide & Outfitter

Doug Carney
P.O. Box 33

Sleetmute, AK 99668

Phone: (907) 449-4209

Fax: (907) 449-4209
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