July 12, 2016
Hunting is a pastime enjoyed by people all over the globe. Hunting is a way of life. Before the days of agriculture, hunter gatherers depended on the lifestyle to survive. In remote parts of the globe people still live by way of nomadic lifestyle. For others who don’t have to thanks to modern technology, the grocery store might just be down the road, but that doesn’t mean that the urge to hunt has been removed from the blood of the people whose ancestors spent their lives stalking beasts of the field and collecting wild edibles to sustain themselves.
If you have a love for hunting in your blood, here are some gadgets and tools that you can’t be without:
An All Purpose Leatherman
When you’re out in the backwoods, far away from society, it’s important that you walk into your environment prepared. You never know what you’re going to come across in the wilderness, so it’s best that you bring a tool that will serve you well in many different situations. An all purpose leatherman is exactly what you need. You might be hunting wild fowl, or you might be hunting deer or something larger, the point still stands that you might need a corkscrew, you might need a knife to cut your jerky, you might need a pair of pliers. A leatherman is your saving grace.
You are surveying the land, scanning the woods from miles away, scraping the sky looking for signs of life, and you don’t have the kind of eyesight that allows you to see all from where you stand. It sure would be nice to have the eyes of an eagle wouldn’t it? Well, thanks to technology, you can. In today’s hunting market, there are optical tools available that allow you to scope out the land you’re exploring with ease.
When hunting if you go in blind, this can be a recipe for disaster. You have to have binoculars and scopes to see if what you’re stalking is fair game or if it’s another hunter. There is no room for mistake in the woods when firepower is in use and the aim to kill.
Fire Starter Kit
You might be a pro at starting a fire, but when you’re in the woods, there’s been a constant rainfall for weeks, and there isn’t anything dry for miles to use as kindling, it’s important to you to have a fire starter kit of your own. When it gets dark, your damp to the bone, and your gear needs to dry out, a fire could be life and death. You don’t want to find yourself in that situation. For that reason, bring yourself a fire starter kit just in case. Better warm than sorry or dead.