We found an interesting article by PJ DelHomme on boone-crockett.org regarding patterns for hunting gear, and we wanted to share it.
Why do hunters in nearly every vintage hero shot wear plaid? It worked. Anything a predator wears (born with or bought) needs to break up its silhouette. Tiger stripes do that. Plaid does that. Camo does that.
“But I just bought this darling new camo ensemble that will make me invisible to ungulates, and I’ll be the envy of all my friends,” said at least one person reading this. Don’t sweat it. You can still rock the camo. But before you skip a mortgage payment on the latest pattern, you need to understand the way ungulates see you. Then you can decide if grandaddy’s plaid coat or the latest camo is for you.
Read the full article here.