blind/boat gear question.

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blind/boat gear question.

Postby RyanOvertime » Sat Aug 10, 2013 5:52 pm

Looks like I will have to privilege of hunting out of some blinds and boats this up coming season. My question is, What do you guys wear? I have waders and a good 4-1 but if I'm not stomping through the refuge I would like to not wear my waders. I was looking at the EST Drake 6 pocket water proof pants, And just wearing my Danner work boots.
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Re: blind/boat gear question.

Postby m.teeter » Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:57 pm

If there's no possibility of getting in the water at all, and that setup is warm enough for you, I'd say go with it. I would personally rather have a good pair of bibs myself. Sometimes that cold air will sneak up under the back of your shirt and send chills up your spine.
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Re: blind/boat gear question.

Postby 2500hdon37s » Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:02 pm

you're probably gonna get wet bub..

I'd say your 4-1 parka, NICE waterproof bibs and some muck boots. I had those EST pants for 2 days before I took them back.
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Re: blind/boat gear question.

Postby sehunter1 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:06 am

Stick with the waders. Or at a bare minimum hip boots. You just never know what can happen that you will need out of that boat. I had a buddy swamp out my boat going down a boat lane once, shallow water but instantly soaked, about froze to death. Decoys often need adjusting or a mojo needs turned off, running down cripples, saw a snake crawl in a boat once. Its too cold out there to chance it
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