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Simpson Outfitters

Mike Simpson

3747 Lewis

EAST HELENA, MT 59635

Cell 406-439-2506

e-mail mike@simpsonoutfitters.com

  • Hunting Equipment Checklist

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  • warm gloves or mittens

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  • Secure Pick Arrangements Prior to your trip confirm arrival dates and blance due

  • Archery Stamp (bow hunters only)It is mandatory to show proof of 2010-2011 archery stamp. Montana archery stamps can be purchases on line or mail

  • Hunting Licenses Be sure to have all tags in order 30 days before you leave

  • Driver's License or photo I.D.

  • Jackets; light & heavy (Gore-Tex shell)Neutral or Camo Colors

  • Hunting PantsNeutral or Camo Colors

  • Socks - Good Quality

  • Cap (for warm & cold weather)

  • Long-johns (poly-pro or capelene)Layering clothing is best for all conditions

  • Hunter's Orange (400 sq. inches)(gun only) Vest on upper body is mandatory

  • Camo-clothing

  • Boots - Pacs & Leather insulated, waterproof, air-bobbed, soled boots are best.

  • Range Finder (optional)

  • Water Bottle

  • Toothbrush/Toiletries

  • Battery Alarm Clock/or Watch

  • Binoculars

  • Flashlight/Pen LightLED Headlamp recommended

  • Guns and Shells scope covers recommended

  • Knife

  • Camera/film

  • Matches/lighter

  • Comfortable shoes for around camp

  • Fanny pack/small backpack

400 sq inches of blaze orange

Heavy warm jacket ( I prefer wool)

Light jacket

Baseball cap

Stocking cap

Gloves

Light pants

Heavy pants

Light Long johns : Tops & bottoms

Heavy Long johns:  Tops & bottoms

Socks and underwear for each day

Sturdy hiking boots

Insulated Pac boots (air –bob soles work best)

Camp shoes

Sleeping bag: MUST BE COMPRESSABLE

Pillow

Personal medications

2 Piece raingear (not plastic)

Alarm clock

Personal shaving kit with towel and face cloth

Soap & towels

Candy stash

Day Pack with the following:

Bic Lighters & fire starter

Head lamp w/extra batteries

2 water bottles

Meat bags or liquid game bag

Rangefinder

Compass/GPS

Knife

Binoculars

Camera & extra film

Toilet paper in plastic bag

1 Box ammo

General Rifle Elk/Deer/
Sheep/Moose/Goat

  • 400 sq. inch hunter orange

  • day back/fanny pack

  • water proof matches

  • extra batteries & bulb

  • shirt pocket flashlight (Mag Lite)

  • compass

  • 2 piece lightweight long underwear

  • light rain gear

  • warm hat

  • 1 light wool shirt

  • 1 heavy wool shirt

  • 1 heavy wool jacket

  • 1 heavy wool shirt

  • 1 pair light wool trousers

  • 1 pair heavy wool trousers

  • warm gloves or mittens

  • *2 pairs broken-in hunting boots, lug soles or air bobs

  • small water bottle

  • sitting pad

  • emergency whistle

Spring Bear

  • day back/fanny pack

  • extra batteries & bulb

  • shirt pocket flashlight (Mag Lite)

  • light, but tough rain gear

  • 2 pair light hunting pants

  • *1-2 pairs broken-in hiking boots, air bob soles

  • light wool shirt

  • heavy wool shirt

  • light warm jacket

  • gloves

  • sitting pad

  • emergency whistle

  • bear spray

  • safety harness

Archery Elk/Bear/Deer

  • day back/fanny pack

  • water proof matches

  • extra batteries & bulb

  • shirt pocket flashlight (Mag Lite)

  • light, but tough rain gear

  • 2 piece lightweight long underwear

  • 1 light camo trouser & shirt

  • 1 pair heavy wool trousers

  • 1 light wool shirt

  • 1 heavy wool shirt

  • warm wool jacket

  • warm gloves

  • camo hat

  • *2 pairs broken-in hiking boots, air bob soles

  • small water bottle

  • sitting pad

  • emergency whistle

  • bear spray

  • safety harness