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Old 08-03-2022, 08:38 AM   #1
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Talking Hunting in this heat

I'm starting to make plans for for hunting strategy this year. I looked at my husband and said, I think this year I will be hunting naked. It's too dang hot!

And it would not be the first time I walked to the stand in my bare necessities. I'm also looking at battery powered fans. and ice packs.

Anyone else have any suggestions?
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Old 08-03-2022, 08:39 AM   #2
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One of those air conditioned suits doesn't seem like a bad idea...
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:12 AM   #3
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Pics or it didn't happen.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:17 AM   #4
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Ladder stand, tree stand, or tripod in shade. In closed blind will be hot. However, I’ll take bow hunting the heat versus the extreme cold.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:18 AM   #5
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Pics or it didn't happen.
This.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:19 AM   #6
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The first deer I ever killed I was stripped down to my undies. It was 98deg and I was in a wooden box blind. I was fixing to give up for the day when the deer walked in to my feeder.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:20 AM   #7
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:21 AM   #8
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I've killed a few deer in just my underwear. I've got a couple of the battery powered fans. They help, but when its really hot they just blow hot air like a furnace
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:24 AM   #9
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I'll gladly & eagerly await to get hot killing birds in this heat...I'm done sweating in deer blinds.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:25 AM   #10
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Beat me to it! LOL!
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:25 AM   #11
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Get a spray bottle and fill it with water. Spray yourself down when you get hot and let the breeze do it’s magic
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:34 AM   #12
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Get a spray bottle and fill it with water. Spray yourself down when you get hot and let the breeze do itís magic
Thatís a good idea. Never thought about that.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:40 AM   #13
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Here in good ole East Texas we drive around in a truck with cold A/C blowing so no changes for me regardless how hot

Yíall knew that was coming
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:45 AM   #14
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Ladder stand, tree stand, or tripod in shade. In closed blind will be hot. However, Iíll take bow hunting the heat versus the extreme cold.
You sir are crazy! I'll take the Texas cold for deer hunting any day of the week over 90 degrees. I hate sitting in a blind sweating my boys off.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:46 AM   #15
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Soak a shirt in cold water before the hunt then put it on. Tripods or tree stands in shade with a breeze. Screw box and ground blinds.
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Old 08-03-2022, 10:10 AM   #16
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Get a spray bottle and fill it with water. Spray yourself down when you get hot and let the breeze do it’s magic
^^^^^^^ YEP, it is just like magic. Doesn't matter if water is room temp or not.

If you want shivers, just take a frozen towel with you to the blind and put that on the back of your neck when you get hot. That will chill you down asap.
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Old 08-03-2022, 10:54 AM   #17
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Get one of those Misty Mates. They work wonders in the heat.

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Old 08-03-2022, 11:01 AM   #18
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Are some of yall sure you want pics lol
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Old 08-03-2022, 11:04 AM   #19
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I did it out in Rock Springs last week. The mornings were good until around 9:30. I sat two Evenings and it knocked the wind out of me. I managed to bring home an Axis doe though. if your going to try and hunt out of a Krivo or similar you had better have some way to cool off.
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Old 08-03-2022, 11:08 AM   #20
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Are some of yall sure you want pics lol
Well…..well….yes. I believe we do. Some day soon there will be a Legendary TBH Thread I’m im sure. This would fit right in. I mean after all, nobody will ever see other than us and we’re family. LOL
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Old 08-03-2022, 11:09 AM   #21
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I'm starting to make plans for for hunting strategy this year. I looked at my husband and said, I think this year I will be hunting naked. It's too dang hot!

And it would not be the first time I walked to the stand in my bare necessities. I'm also looking at battery powered fans. and ice packs.

Anyone else have any suggestions?
Highly recommending you check the Thermacel before you get out there.
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Old 08-03-2022, 11:14 AM   #22
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I made a redneck ac I use. I also use those cool towels I soak in the cooler. I also have a misting fan.
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Old 08-03-2022, 11:26 AM   #23
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I figured some will want to see pics - you will have to wait until opening weekend and I will prove to you how hot I am.
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Old 08-03-2022, 11:33 AM   #24
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I only like huntin two things when it's warm. Rattlesnakes and doves. I don't know how it is there but up here things don't move around in the heat. They don't like it any more than we do. Unless they're getting a drink they'll be laying in the shade or bedded down.
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Old 08-03-2022, 12:01 PM   #25
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I take a wet shirt with me, and don't put it on until I get in the blind. I'll get straight down to my drawers, and I'm putting the redneck AC back in rotation this year since my son will be trying to get it done with his X-bow this year.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:03 PM   #26
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Here in good ole East Texas we drive around in a truck with cold A/C blowing so no changes for me regardless how hot

Yíall knew that was coming
And, it's not nearly as hot at night.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:10 PM   #27
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One of those air conditioned suits doesn't seem like a bad idea...
Yeah, like they use in race cars. Has two hoses, that hook up to it, then a ice chest with a water pump in the bottom. Basically a bilge pump, in a ice chest. Then you fill it with ice and water. That would be nice in a ground blind or box blind. If You were in a tree stand, might have to extend the water hoses 15' to 20' depending on how high you are off of the ground. Then put the ice chest at the base of the tree with a battery.

Could be kind of funny, if you forget about the hoses, climb down out of the stand and take off looking for a deer.
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:28 PM   #28
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you could get one of those vests you put in the freezer and keep you cool. Or just sweat it out
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Old 08-03-2022, 09:36 PM   #29
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The bandana's and hats that are soaked in water help. A lot. Just ordered one of the Mission hats
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Old 08-04-2022, 11:25 AM   #30
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Mission hats?
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Old 08-04-2022, 11:30 AM   #31
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I wrote a children's book about my hunting adventures during the hot times in Texas....

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Old 08-04-2022, 11:42 AM   #32
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I carry a small ice chest with ice water in it and a couple of those cooling towels. I rotate them to keep cool my krivo gets almost unbearable in the afternoons
I also have a couple of small 12v fans
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