Best backpack or frame pack for your saddle setup?!

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  1. Dopo87

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    I am looking for some advice on what packs everyone is using when bowhunting... The basic backpack I am using from Field and Stream does not hold very much gear or clothing for the hikes out to stand sites. Any advice would be appreciated!
     
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    I don't use a true back pack or frame pack (I use a Kathy Kelly fleece daypack), but if I did I would DIY something out of my old Dwight Shuh pack frame - no metal and plenty of attachment point. not sure if they are even available anymore?
     
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    I use 2 packs.

    Early season and quick trips I use the Fieldline Timberhawk Kodiak day pack.

    Late season when I'm packing more clothes, or lots of gear for an out of state trip, I use the Horn Hunter Main Beam. This pack is a workhorse and handles everything I throw at it.

    Sent from my Galaxy S8.
     
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    I actually had one of these, with the harness , attached to my Lone Wolf Assasin (pre saddle days). made it pretty nice My main backpack wore out this season ( I can see light through the bottom), so maybe I'll look to make something custom
     
  7. Renoir1976

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    I started out with a cabelas backpack which seems to always be on sale for about 30bucks. I know now this forum is no stranger to a speedy stitcher. I got one of these and my customization options blew wide open. Every time I was out in the field and I had a wish, I'd write it down and create the new idea. This is what I ended up with (so far). I hunt up north so packing warm gear is essential. I purposefully left the front pack open to show I added a few bells and whistles (this is actually very silent) on the inside as well.
     

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    I use the Powderedhorn XL from field & stream. My Kestrel fits in it nicely and it has a lot of pockets. I also use a Badlands monster fanny pack. This year I am going to try Boswell's pack from paqlite.
     
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    Thanks for all the great info on your you tube channel , some really great tips
     
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