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 recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...