In Episode 4 of MeatEater Season 10, Steve, Rick, and I take on a late-season flintlock deer hunt in Pennsylvania. From First Lite Sawbuck Brush Pants to a complete FHF setup to the actual flintlock gun, these are some of the tools used on this hunt.
These have become one of Steve’s favorite hunting pants. They’re comfortable and tough and stand up to hard backcountry use.
Made with high-quality, durable Cordura, the FHF Gear Bino Harness is designed to be quiet, lightweight, low profile, modular, and easily operated with one hand.
A lightweight packable insulating later, as outer layer during milder temps, and comfy for around camp.
Exceptional dexterity and a fleece interior to maintain optimal warmth in cooler temperatures.
Turkey hunting in a place as notoriously difficult as South Carolina requires a few specific pieces of gear to aid in a successful hunt. Going out with wild turkey aficionado Robert Abernethy certainly helps your chances as well. First Lite Phantom Leafy Suit In a state where the gobblers have been hunted long and hard, visual blending is a crucial aspect of the hunt. First Lite’s Phantom Leafy Suit Top can help you hide from the wariest of...
Layering systems are a lot more important than most folks realize. There’s a particular way that I like to layer my pants depending on the conditions and what I’m able to bring along. Take a look at the video above, I hope my system can help you out next time you’re in the market for the right combination.
MeatEater Season 10, Part 2 is live on Netflix right now. Although the crew goes all the way to Hawaii this season, the most exotic adventure might have taken place right here in the Lower 48. In the final episode, they chase ibex in the mountains of New Mexico. Ibex are an introduced species released by New Mexico’s game department in 1970. The herd started with just 42 that came from Iran. Today they boast a population 400 strong—the only herd...