Bow Hunters Checklist Cape York

Hunting Equipment:

Bow: x 1, spare cable/string [bow press in camp]
Broadheads: hair shaving sharp,2 blade cut on contact only.
Arrows: min 2 dz,
Release aid/glove/tab
Quiver: bow mounted preferably.
String wax:
Small tool kit: optional, camp has good kit.
Hydration pack: 3 litre bladder recommended,able to carry fruit,snacks and first aid kit.
Bow case: lockable,recommend plano range.keep your equipment to 20kgs if flying plus 7kgs for carry on.
(suggest electronics in carry on.should be able to pack clothes etc all with bow).
Knife:sharpening equipment.
Binoculars: with harness, good quality 8x40 or 10 x 40, recommend leupolds or similar.
Torch: headlamp recommended.


light weight, cotton preferably, auscam or similar x 2
Camp: clothes x 2
Shoes: Dunlop volleys best option.
Socks: x 2 optional.
Hat: wide brim, wrap arounds good option x 1
[Camp has washing facilities]
Linen: Sheets, pillow, towel , supplied.
First aid kit; contain pressure bandages for snake bite.
Bring Gatorade powder etc if you like for your water.
Panodol/nurofen, bandaids etc bring along as we are not able to supply medications.
Gastrolite/electrolites sachets from chemists,good to replish salts etc.
Snacks: musile bars, chocs etc. camp will supply fruit,oranges etc.


Radio:5 watt with earpiece and push to talk or mic, recommend gme 6100 [normally work in pairs either sides of creek,essential for good communication,quiet and good safety]
Gps: recommend garmin,good safety ,essential for cape york.
Camera: preferably compact.
Video camera: optional, often where suitable guide can video.
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Pat McNamara
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