I'd say do a little searching for deals on this camo. If you're not in a hurry, you may be able to a sporting store going out of business or get a deal from cabela's bargain cave, maybe even the sportsmans guide. I bought my at a 50% discount otherwise I wouldn't have bought it. Good luck
I have a Sitka jacket and it's not the first piece of camo I choose to hunt in. It's quality gear but it's not the best and like was said before, it doesn't do anything that other quality gear doesn't do.
Coming from a waterfowling background, 150 bucks aint much compared to the price that we have paid for Columbia gear. I would say a good rule of thumb would be find the best that you can afford, then buy better. The extra $$$ you send now will go along why in warmth and comfort later.
I have done everything possible to get my kids involved in hunting. Every time out whether it be scouting, camping or during the actual hunt, I will challenge them to find their way back without using any electronics (GPS). Also without a compass. They know by now that I am going to challenge one of them, so right off the bat when leaving our vehicle or camp they will start picking out land marks to help them out. Makes me and them feel confident that if we were to somehow separate that they...