Upland Equipment Recommendations

A little about gear...


  • Shotgun 12,16, 20, or 28 Gauge. Bring what ya shoot with -hinge, pump or auto. We aren’t picky as long as you are safe
  • Shells – Mearns Quail -#71/2 -#8- IC choke recommended
  • Shells -Gambels and Scaled #7 #71/2, #8- IC or Mod choke recommended
  • Shells- Blue or ruffed Grouse #6,#7 #71/2- IC or Mod choke recommended
  • Bird Vest, bird pack, strap vest (you get it)- I recommend one with water bottle holders or a bladder system
  • Quality supportive boots. (think ankle support for rocky terrain)
  • Sunscreen/lip balm
  • Clothing to suit- Layers for late season
  • Blaze orange hat- (or some other hi-viz color)not a law, but we need to see each other
  • Rain gear (Ya never know)
  • Camo- If you wanna dove hunt
  • Light Weight Field Pants- something in the briar resistant range if you don’t like briars and thorns
  • If you have a medical condition- BRING YOUR MEDS and please make us aware of health concerns
  • Signed Liability waiver
  • Health statement form
  • Dogs- If you have your own, they are more than welcome. If you want to hunt over yours, mine or both. Your dog(s) need to be sociable, snake and cactus savvy.