Clothes Reviews


Rambling Review – Natural Gear Windproof Fleece

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Rambling Review – Natural Gear Windproof Fleece Why: Staying warm and quiet while hunting in the cold is extremely important. Certain synthetic fabrics and denim today often do not do the trick when the temperatures start to drop. Remaining comfortable and warm on the stand is key for those long days waiting for deer to […]

Rambling Review – RedRam Merino Thermal Underwear

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Rambling Review – RedRam Merino Thermal Underwear Why: I moved out of the Adirondacks after college and spent about a year in Hawaii before moving to Arizona. Whatever thick blood I had developed growing up, is long gone. A quality pair of thermals is a necessity if the hunter wants to be successful on the […]

Rambling Review – Turtleskin Snake Chaps

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Rambling Review – Turtleskin Snake Chaps Why: Arizona + Hunting = Rattlesnakes. I have stepped over a few in my wanderings around Arizona and all have elevated my heart rate and made me walk on air. Another reason to wear a set of chaps here in Arizona is that pretty much everything that grows in […]

Rambling Review: Ex Officio Nio Amphi Pants

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Rambling Review – Ex Officio Nio Amphi Pants   Why: Living in Arizona and being slightly obsessed with the small streams that flow from the mountains, wet wading is a way of life from early spring until the November cold forces me to break out my waders. Typically, I roll in a pair of cargo […]

Rambling Review: Superfeet

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Rambling Review –  Superfeet Insoles Why: I never gave much thought to my feet while I was growing up. Wearing flip-flops and flat, non supportive shoes became a way of life until about 3 years ago. After a couple of very long days in the field, the arches of my feet were killing me. I […]

Rambling Review – Browning Pursuit Jacket

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Rambling Review – Browning Pursuit Jacket Why: Even though Arizona is a desert, we still get some fairly serious weather that rolls through the mesas and canyons in our later season hunts. Mornings can start below freezing and the wind can make it feel so much colder. As I started my search for the right […]

Rambling Review – Flying Fisherman Pago Sunglasses

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Rambling Review – Flying Fisherman Pago Sunglasses Why: This answer is pretty easy. First I live in Arizona and the sun is hot, brutal, and unforgiving. God only gave me one set of eyes so protecting them from the harmful UV rays is extremely important.  Secondly, while fly fishing, it is essential to protect my […]

Rambling Review – Cabela’s Upland II Vest

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Rambling Review – Cabela’s Upland II Vest Why? I have been hunting quail in Arizona for quite a few years now and when I first started I would chase after these birds with a small backpack that contained some water and a GPS. This backpack served me well until I started being successful and actually […]