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    Default Best pants for Caribou hunt...

    I'm doing a Caribou hunt the last week of August or the first week of September. It's an archery hunt and I need some pants for the trip. What do you guys prefer? A breathable type pant that dries really fast or a waterproof light weight shell pant or both?

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    I heard something interesting to me lately...caribou can see blue, so Levi's are a bad idea. Not sure if that is true or not, but cotton (Levi's) are a bad idea anyway. I wear either wool pants, Browning Hydrofleece, or my Sitka gear...they all work well. If it is really raining hard, I will slip my rain gear over them. I
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    Cabelas Microtex are good and fairly inexpensive.

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    I would definitely recommend wearing pants while caribou hunting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LuJon View Post
    I would definitely recommend wearing pants while caribou hunting.
    never seen that movie.... Never cry wolf? ol boy running naked across the tundra with the caribou.....

    pants are optional....
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    Have you been spying on me in my "sheep whites"?.

    Tony Russ ain't got nothing on me!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LuJon View Post
    Have you been spying on me in my "sheep whites"?.

    Tony Russ ain't got nothing on me!!
    and you wonder how the Yeti came about....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger45 View Post
    I heard something interesting to me lately...caribou can see blue, so Levi's are a bad idea. Not sure if that is true or not, but cotton (Levi's) are a bad idea anyway. I wear either wool pants, Browning Hydrofleece, or my Sitka gear...they all work well. If it is really raining hard, I will slip my rain gear over them. I
    shot a bou 80' away in blue jeans once... didn't seem to bother him a bunch

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbiinc View Post
    shot a bou 80' away in blue jeans once... didn't seem to bother him a bunch
    What, the blue jeans or the bullet?

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    After rereading your post it isn't clear were you in blue jeans or was the caribou?

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