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    What is the NZ hunting uniform?

    Noticing that many hunters in certain countries tend to dress in similar fashion (like a uniform code). In Germany there is the green Barbour oilskin coat, the Trachtenhut (hunting hat), green rubber boots; the Scots seem to love their tweed jackets and deer stalkers; and the Americans love their camouflage - even going so far as the underwear or ass paint.

    Would you say there is a hunting "uniform" in NZ? (I understand that not all or even most fit the uniform code.).

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    Used to be a swandri and lace up bullers or red band gumboots.😆

    Dunno if there is one now. I just wear whatever is comfortable for the conditions.




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    Hi Scotty. In my view there isn't a uniform as such over here. You see hunters I all sorts of clothing from rugby shorts and black singlets all the way through to camo clothing. Many wear shorts with long joins underneath. We hunt all year round so a lot also depends on the climate at the time as heading out for a hunt with the wrong kit could cost a life if a hunter fell foul of the weather.
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    I hunt in rugby shorts and long johns in winter and just shorts in summer and most other hunters I know are the same


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    whatever works for the conditions......(cant wear shorts tho got dayglow legs).
    saw a pighunter turn up in the pureora in singlet , shorts and promptly put on his rugby boots reckoned they were awesome for chasing the dogs in there

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    Whatever works best for the individual. Bit of a rag tag bunch we are!

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    I prefer nude. It's much quieter
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pointer View Post
    I prefer nude. It's much quieter
    Until you strike wasps or nettle. Then it's not so quiet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    Until you strike wasps or nettle. Then it's not so quiet.
    Yeh a bit of Ongaonga on the donger or a sting on the ring would have Pointer yapping like a love sick Coyote.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pointer View Post
    I prefer nude. It's much quieter
    Ever wondered why only @Gibo will hunt with you mate?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahr View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pointer View Post
    I prefer nude. It's much quieter
    i have the photo to prove that.
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    From an outsiders view it is longjohns shorts and gatters or shorts and gatters, often with a rain proof jacket

 

 

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