Rifle and ammunition – 1 rifle, 2 boxes of shells, spare rifle (optional), .22 cal for grouse. .270 caliber with 160 grain bullets is a minimum for moose. Premium bullets must be bonded, partitioned, or solid copper bases. Outfitter recommends .338 Win Mag with 225 grain Barnes X bullets sighted 2” high at 100 yards. Remember we have a wounded game policy.
Hunting gear –Shooting sticks, day pack, headlight, binoculars, range finder, knife, parachute cord, pack saw, compass, GPS, matches, small first aid kit, filtered water bottle, trail snacks, camera, extra batteries.
Clothing – 12 pairs of heavy socks, 6 pairs of underwear, 3 pairs of long underwear, 4 pairs of pants, 4 heavy shirts, 2 light shirts, heavy coat, light rain gear, warm hat, gloves, 1 pair of leather hunting boots, 1 pair of rubber boots. Orange is NOT required; camouflage or dark colors are preferred. Outfitter recommends wool coat and pants for quietest hunting possible.
Necessities – If you are at our lodge, bedding and towels are provided. If you are at a remote cabin, bring a towel, sleeping bag and pillow – or if you are flying, bring a sleeping bag liner and pillow case. Please bring your own toiletries.
Meat and trophy care – 6 large game bags, coolers or totes, large tarp. Outfitter recommends bringing sheets of Styrofoam to line bed of truck box and place around meat for transportation. You will need tape to join seams.
***If hunting from a remote cabin, all gear excepts rifles MUST fit in 2 large bags, suitable to be strapped to an ATV.***