A hat or vest, but depending on where you're hunting I'd suggest both. I was mule deer hunting near Saratoga on public ground and there were lots of hunters so I wore both. It is amazing how quickly you can pick out that blaze orange and identify a hunter.
I'd be set up on a ridge glassing and even with the naked eye see that blaze orange moving in front of me in my line of fire. The other hunter didn't know I was there up on the ridge, but I knew he was there.
Does camouflage blaze orange clothing satisfy the Wyoming Game and Fish Department hunter orange requirement for big game hunting?
Yes, it does. Both camo and solid orange garments are legal. Wyoming law requires that big or trophy game hunters must wear at least one garment (hat, coat, jacket, vest etc.) of fluorescent orange color. Camo orange fits this qualification.
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me. Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.
I’ll be the first to admit that the lack of weight in a carbon fiber stock is awfully nice when chasing elk in high country and that any synthetic could help a bit when mother natured decides to rain on your parade. My own preference, however, is to...