if was planning on sitting for any length of time in cold weather , I'd probably be looking for a "felt pak" style like Nokia or Kodiak. Not the type of boot that you'd want to walk far in, but with a good layering of socks they will certainly keep the toes warmer than most others that I can think of. I have both these and 1000 g thinsulate/ Gore-tex styles and for just plain sitting on the watch, give a felt pak any time.......just my thoughts......anyhow
Danner Ft. Lewis 200gr Thinsulate ( the originals). This boot has served the vast majority of my biggame and upland bird hunting needs. Sized 1/2 size larger than my normal size to accomodate extra heavy weight SmartWool socks and sock liner in cold weather. In milder weather I install footbeds and wear with midweight wool socks and liner. Always been happy with Danner.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...