Going Camping?

Going Camping?

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) officials urge hunters to be prepared before embarking on this year’s hunt.

Following is a list of recommended items for hunters to take into the field. Individuals may have different needs and preferences, but the experts advise people to use good judgment and be well prepared.

Camping Checklist

• License/tags

• Hunter education card (if under 18)

• Blaze orange clothing

• 2 knives and sharpening stone

• Small hand saw

• 50 feet thin nylon rope

• Water

• Flashlight

• Batteries

• Matches

• Map

• Compass

• Whistle

• Small mirror

• Firearm/proper ammo

• Bow/arrows

• Hunting regulations

• Food for no less than one day

• Orange flagging ribbon

• $20 in cash

• First aid kit

• Emergency blanket

• Cellphone

• Mechanical alarm clock

• Binoculars

• Tell someone where you are going, and when you expect to return

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