Over the last several weeks, we’ve put together some videos on our recommended elk hunting gear and clothing systems. Hopefully, these provide some helpful tips as you prepare for a New Mexico hunt! In case you missed them, go check out our previous videos that cover early season clothing systems and cold weather clothing systems.

In this video, we are going to talk about our recommended hunting accessories and other miscellaneous gear. Take a look, as Jerry breaks down what our guides carry in the field. Whether it’s an elk hunt or any other trip, these are items we trust here in this rugged New Mexico terrain:

Here’s a quick list of those items we covered in the video:

  • Binocular Harness with rangefinder pouch and lanyard
  • Glassing Pad
  • 10×42 Binoculars (we recommend the Zeiss Victory RF)
  • Carlton’s Bull Getter Reed Call
  • Smoke in a Bottle Wind Detector
  • Spare ammo pouch for firearm hunters
  • Daypack (We use Badlands Monster Fanny Pack for early season or Kuiu Venture 2300)
  • Water bladder or bottles
  • Flashlight and Headlamp
  • Medications
  • Blister Treatment
  • Elk Permit, Hunting License & ID
  • Knife & Leatherman
  • Lighter
  • Electrical Tape
  • Parachute cord
  • Zip Ties
  • Pen or marker
  • Spare batteries
  • Extra Socks in a ziplock
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and Chapstick

For more elk hunting gear recommendations, please take a look at the recommended gear page. We use and recommended Kuiu products and Kenetrek boots. For even more useful information, take a few minutes to read through the FAQs page here on the website.

If you have questions about our guided New Mexico elk hunts, or any of our other hunting adventures, please don’t hesitate to ask! We’d love to help you begin planning a memorable trip. You can contact us online or give Jerry a call at 315-374-8209.