Hunting Tips - Hunting Gear Checklist

PROMO 660 x 440 Hunting - Rifle Scope Snow - Wikimedia
Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
PROMO 660 x 440 Outdoors - Colorado Parks Wildlife Mountains Baca National Wildlife Refuge - USFWS
by Colorado Parks and Wildlife 

Preparing for a hunting trip is a major effort. Listed below are a few common items that hunters often forget as they get ready to go into the backcountry. 

* First aid kit (include mole skin/duct tape for blisters); 

* Compass and high-quality maps; 

* Fire starter for use in the field; 

* Knife sharpener; 

* Extra batteries; 

* Rain gear; 

* Blaze orange vest and cap; 

* Extra fuel for camp-stove; 

* Tire chains

* Cleaning supplies, trash bags; 

* Flashlight/lantern; 

* Game bags; 

* Sunscreen; 

* Toilet tissue; 

* Hunting license; 

* List of family/friends' phone numbers; 

* Extra water bottles; 

* Water purification pump or tablets

* Latex gloves for field dressing animals; 

* 2017 Colorado Big Game Hunting brochure.