Bowhunting Gear Review Broadheads, arrows, rests, bows, and more... read the latest reviews of hot new gear items related to archery and bowhunting.

What Backpack?

Old 08-23-2010, 03:48 PM
Fork Horn
Thread Starter
2droptine's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Team I Saw BIGFOOT
Posts: 392
Default What Backpack?

I know Badlands seems to be the nutz, but should a backpack cost twohundo? other choices but still waterproof and quiet?
2droptine is offline  
Old 08-24-2010, 02:02 AM
Nontypical Buck
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Vinton VA
Posts: 2,978

I have a badlands and two cabelas packs. One is the scout, the other is a basic whitetail pack. All three are very good. The badlands is by far the highest quality but for day in day out use either of the cablelas packs are great choices. None are waterproof, but the badlands comes closest.
5 shot is offline  
Old 08-24-2010, 11:57 AM
Typical Buck
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NOVA
Posts: 780

Depends on what you are using it for i guess. I mean a badlands is great, quiet, and waterproof, and will last you a long time. But if your just walking across some field and sitting down you can get away with the run of the mill walmart backpack too. But now lets say your elk hunting on top of a mountian and packing everything in and out(if you get one) then i would say buy a Mystery Ranch-Best Pacs on the Planet, not an opinion, thats fact. lol
crenshaw is offline  
Old 08-24-2010, 05:30 PM
gsptarget's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: my slice of heaven
Posts: 47

I am a believer in cry once and do it right.
Yes Badlands are pricey but they are good, very good
I have the OX and the Superday.
I will never have to buy another pack as long as I live
gsptarget is offline  
Old 08-25-2010, 08:17 AM
Fork Horn
Whitetailaddict13's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: At the bar
Posts: 192

yep i use a cheap pack made by Remington. just enough so i can get my essentials in and out of the woods. it works for me!
Whitetailaddict13 is offline  
Old 08-25-2010, 06:35 PM
Fork Horn
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 187

Check out Rancho Safari, they have lots of options and usually will customize them if you ask them to add a pocket here or there! The aren't the cheapest either though....
ACPOSSETIM is offline  
Old 08-30-2010, 07:43 PM
Nontypical Buck
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 2,395

I use a Badlands 2200 for elk hunting, I have a cheap pack for my shoot em close to the truck (deer/antelope) hunts.
Wolf killer is offline  
Old 08-31-2010, 03:14 PM
Typical Buck
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Parker, Co
Posts: 581

Look at the Nimrod packs. Very nice bags.
camelcluch is offline  
Old 09-08-2010, 07:39 PM
Fork Horn
slayer_54's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 304

eberlstock makes some good packs too. cant recall the model i have but it work as a day pack and for hauling in a camp. they offer many differnt kinds. nice bags, warranteed.
slayer_54 is offline  
Old 09-10-2010, 01:15 PM
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Midwest
Posts: 30

Primos makes a hunters day pack which looks like it would work very well. At least for $22.99 it's not that bad.
pelletmaker is offline  

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.