Hunting Equipment

What You Provide for your Hunt

  • Outdoor clothing applicable to the season. (See below)
  • Check our “WEATHER” for a 7 day forecast with the understanding that we have found that beyond 48 hours the forecast accuracy declines significantly.
  • Shotgun-12, 16, and 20 gauge are normally used for pheasants at the ranch. Choke selection can be discussed for days, but improved or modified are usually appropriate.
  • Blaze Orange-Minimum of a cap (complimentary) and vest. The rule is – more is better.
  • Protective Eyewear-We require the utilization of protective eyewear while shotgunning. We have good inexpensive eyewear available for purchase.
  • Ammunition-We have both premium and promotional ammunition for sale at the ranch. If you elect to bring ammunition, we recommend high velocity #6’s. For safety we prohibit the use of larger shot size and very high powered shot shells. We have seen problems with “heavy game loads” as having inadequate velocity to consistently bring down pheasants.

What We Provide in our Hunt Package

General Equipment

*Note: Early October temperatures can range up to the 80’s

  • Leather Hunting Boots-Well broken in
  • Waterproof footwear if conditions exist
  • Shotgun-12, 16, 20 ga. recommended
  • Lead Shot Shells-#6 High Velocity recommended
  • Shooting Glasses/Protective Eyewear
  • Hearing Protection
  • Blaze Orange Vest or Outerwear
  • Blaze Orange Cap (complimentary)
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm
  • Camera with extra batteries or battery charger
  • Cell Phone charger
  • If conditions are muddy, remember to bring boots that are water resistant and lots of socks!

*Note: Winter (December, January & February) lows can be around O degrees Fahrenheit but we can also experience highs in the 50’s during the Kansas winter!

 

Suggested Cold Weather Equipment to bring

 

  • Insulated Hunting boots-Broken in for walking
  • Bird Hunting Coat-Blaze Orange
  • Sweatshirt
  • Insulated Coat & Gloves
  • Wool Pants, Socks, & Long Underwear
  • Stocking Hat or Cap with Ear Flaps
  • Heavy Sweater
  • Extra pairs of warm socks

**Wireless Internet is available in all Ringneck Ranch lodging facilities so you may want to bring your laptop computer. 

Please note: Alltell & Verizon phone services work well here, however we have had guests express to us that AT&T service does not work well.

AT&T smartphones work on the Ringneck Ranch WIFI for data transfer, but voice service is very limited.

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