I do carry the phone cause it has a camera on it and comes in handy for quick pics afield.
Comes in very handy when walking up to a trespasser and snapping his pic. before our conversation. This has proven to have been very effective in stopping repeat offender's.
^^^ this, a camera phone is handy for snapping pics of license plates and faces..........and the results of a good day hunting
I keep the phone on me in case something happens but try not to touch it otherwise.
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