before I stepped into the woods
I'd have my body covered in "off" and my clothes treated in permathin (sp?). I know several people who already had visits from chiggers and mosquitos. Then if this list copies ok, follow it..
THE NIGHT BEFORE:
FUEL&OIL CAR CLEAN WINDOWS CHECK TIRES Phone charge
CHECK PERMITS AND LICENSES FILL WATER BOTTLES CHECK WEAPONS AND SCOPES MAKE COFFEE clean thermos
CLOTHES BATTERIES CHECK WEATHER FOOD
Phone charger Wallet/USC License WADERS
Fill water bottles and place in cooler. Pack car. Pack Vehicle and lock car.
Lay out clothes with belt, knife, gloves and hat, compress coat and pack, prepare coffee and sandwiches(cheese). Set alarm.
Rain coat gun case Ammo & parts
scents cooler Hat-Wool/cloth Kleenex (TP)
maps Tarp thermos heat packs
decoys Stands Deer Cart Spare rope
camera/film Wallet/USC Peroxide
MORNING: coffee and breakfast. Shower and bug juice. Dressed with essentials. Gun in case in car. Telephone on. Wallet hidden (usc in pocket).
License/Permit Swiss Knife Glasses & case
bug spray Hankie Phone Flash light
Toilet kit GPS/Rhino Ammo Mini light
First Aid Rope Scent Calls
Tissues Bug juice Water
License/Permits Pee Bottle Glass Case Food
binoculars Coat-(cmprss'd) OP: heat packs Op book
Prunners face mask Ammo decoy phone gun