I know this is an old post but I thought that I would chime in. I was looking to at going on a Woodlans Caribou hunt this year in Newfoundland. The prices were around $6,200 and it is my understanding that in a few years you might not be able to get tags anymore. When I called my outfitter, that I have hunted moose with before and had good experiences with, he told me that he has raised the price to $10,000. His explanation was that the other outfitters in the area were charging that much so he felt he could. Well, I had to back out because of it. It really pissed me off too.
That is a huge jump in price. About a 50 percent hike. I wish him and his future clients the best of luck but I won't be there to witness it.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...