Wildman Lake Lodge
Alaska's Premier Hunting & Fishing Lodge
Gary "Butch" King - Master Guide & Outfitter
Hunting Clothing and Hunter's Gear List
Hunt Month Normal Temperatures
Spring Bear May 55ºF High to 25ºF Low
Moose September 65ºF High to 35ºF Low
Fall Bear October 50ºF High to 15ºF Low
Plan for these Temperatures, and Wind & Rain!
Listen to what Wildman says:
"Layered Clothing is best, Avoid Cotton for Hunting, Fleece and Wool are Best!"
"Your bag must fit in our Piper Cubs, so bring two bags instead of a Body Bag!"
Follow the INTERNET LINKS below to your favorite Outdoor Store or Online Supplier"
Clothing should be packed in duffel-style luggage and should include:
8 pairs Socks 6-regular / 4- heavy wool socks
8 pair Underwear Tops and Bottoms
4 each Pants and Jeans 2 Jean style / 2 wool or fleece
1 pair Camp shoes Running shoes or gum bottom slip on style
1 each Warm hunting jacket Synthetic Hollow Fill with a water-resistant outer shell
1 each Hunting Hat Your luckiest one. (Cowboy hats blow away)
1 pair Hunting Boots Waterproof Wildman wears: Schnees Hunter II - 13”packboot
* If you select the Bog Buster Hip Boot, You will need a 3/4 length raincoat or rain pants to keep the rain out.
The basic camping equipment is supplied, you need to bring your own:
- Hunting knife, sunglasses, good binoculars, camera, film, bug dope, shooting stix
- Quality synthetic sleeping bag with comfort range down to -10º F. (you'll be warm at 30)
- Soft gun case or gun sock, for rifle protection in our airplanes, 2 paper back books
- Day pack for carrying your lunch and raingear, sunscreen (just in case!)
- Purification water bottle to carry with you on the trail, headlamp, flashlight, batteries
- If you smoke, don’t try to quit on this hunt, bring plenty for the moochers
Transportation to and from the hunting areas is done by light aircraft, please keep your personal gear down to 70# and pack in duffle style luggage. Airlines NOW require #50 lbs per bag, so you may need two bags, rather than one HUGE BODY BAG and Your rifle must be transported in a rigid, locking gun case. Ammo should be boxed and transported in your luggage.
Check with your airline for current baggage, ammo and weapon transportation rules.