Essential Gear and Clothing: Outfitting Kevin's Customers for a Successful Hunting Trip in Scotland
Scotland is a country renowned for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and diverse wildlife. It is a paradise for hunting enthusiasts, offering a unique and challenging experience. From the rugged Highlands to the vast moorlands, Scotland provides a variety of terrains and game species for hunters to explore. Whether you are an experienced hunter or embarking on your first hunting trip, Scotland has something to offer for everyone.
The importance of proper gear and clothing for a successful hunting trip: When planning a hunting trip, one of the most crucial aspects to consider is your gear and clothing. Having the right equipment can make a significant difference in your overall hunting experience. In Scotland, where the weather can be unpredictable and the terrain demanding, it becomes even more essential to be well-prepared.
Proper gear ensures your safety and comfort while allowing you to perform at your best. It protects you from the elements and provides the functionality needed to navigate through challenging landscapes. Additionally, investing in quality gear and clothing can enhance your overall hunting experience and increase your chances of a successful hunt. We hope you will put your trust in kevinscatalog.com and our two stores as you prepare for your adventures abroad.
When it comes to clothing for hunting in Scotland, it is essential to strike a balance between functionality, comfort, and protection. Scotland's ever-changing weather demands proper protective gear. Waterproof and breathable clothing, including jackets, pants, and boots, will keep you dry and comfortable throughout your hunt. Don't forget to pack a hat, gloves, and a face mask to protect yourself from the elements. Here are some clothing recommendations to consider:
- Base Layers: Start with moisture-wicking base layers that will keep you dry and regulate your body temperature. Look for materials such as merino wool or synthetic fabrics that are known for their moisture-wicking properties.
- Insulating Layers: Layering is crucial in Scotland's unpredictable weather. Invest in insulating layers such as fleece jackets or down vests to provide warmth when temperatures drop.
- Outer Layers: Outer layers should be waterproof, windproof, and breathable. Look for jackets and pants made from quality materials such as Gore-Tex which provides excellent protection against the elements.
- Accessories: Don't forget the small details that can make a big difference. Pack a warm hat, gloves, and a neck gaiter or face mask to protect yourself from the cold. Consider investing in quality wool socks and waterproof boots that provide traction and support.
The following is a checklist for men and women:
- Kevin's Royal Alpaca 1/4 Zip Mock Sweater
- Schoffel Men's Cashmere Cable 1/4 Zip Jumper
- Barbour Gamlin Half Zip
Schoffel Men's Ptarmigan II Ultralight Coat
(Waterproof, windproof and light. Pair jacket with the Oakham Fleece Gilet.)
- Laksen Men's Hastings Sport Jacket
- Laksen Men's Firle Field Sports Jacket
- Laksen Men's Woolston Field Sport Jacket
- Barbour Classic Beaufort Jacket
Barbour Devon Quilted Jacket
(Sold out but more will be arriving soon.)
- Schoffel Burnham Tattersall Shirt (Coming soon!)
- Kevin's Men's Plantation Tattersall Shirt
- (Search "tattersall" for more options.)
- Schoffel Men's Oakham Gilet
- Laksen Men's Firle Glenogil Shooting Vest
- Laksen Men's Ludlow Quilted Shooting Vest
- Laksen Men's Begravia Leith Shooting Vest
- Barbour Polarquilt Zip-In Liner Vest
- Barbour Wax Flat Cap
- Barbour Crushable Bushman Hat
- Laksen Men's Moffat Sixpence Cap
- Stetson Jackson Wool Crushable Hat
- Barbour Ladies Fairfield Wool
- Barbour Ladies Beadnell Waxed Jacket
- Schoffel Ladies Lilymere Jacket (This year it will only be available in olive and it arrives late August. This jacket is pretty amazing, soft and not scratchy, waterproof if rainy and washable wool! It’s super soft and very elegant on.)
- Schoffel Ladies Teal Ultralight Coat (This is not as fashionable, but a great coat for those who don’t want to wear tweed or wax. Most layer it with a Lyndon?)
- Barbour Alder Wool Gilet
- Laksen Women's Cheltenham Quilted Vest
- Schoffel Ladies Lyndon II Gilet (this vest is a wonderful layering piece for any jacket.)
- Schoffel Ladies Moleskin Breeks
- Kevin’s Finest Women's Stretch Cotton Field Pant (Olive in this pant coordinates well.)
- Schoffel Ladies Poppy Jean (These are a soft stretch cotton, great fitting and looking with tweed, vests, etc.
- *Additional fall colored stretch jeans will be arriving soon.
- Schoffel Ladies Norfolk Shirt
- Kevin's Finest Ladies Pheasant Shirt
- Kevin's Finest Women's Flying Quail Shirt
- Kevin's Finest Women's Upland Feather Pattern Shirt
- Kevin's Finest Ladies Pointer Shirt
Women's Hats & Accessories:
- Barbour Wax Flat Cap
- Hicks & Brown Suffolk Fedora
- Barbour Crushable Bushman Hat
- Feather Hat Pins
- Kevin's Feather Hat Bands
Hunting in Scotland is an unforgettable experience that requires proper gear and clothing to ensure your safety, comfort, and success. Kevin's understands the unique challenges hunters face when preparing for a trip abroad, especially in unfamiliar terrain and unpredictable weather. They take pride in outfitting their customers with the guidance and expertise needed to select the right gear and clothing.
By following Kevin's checklist and investing in quality equipment, hunters can enjoy their Scottish hunting adventure to the fullest. From firearms and optics to protective clothing and navigation tools, each piece of gear plays a crucial role in a successful hunt. So, embrace the beauty of Scotland, its diverse wildlife, and the thrill of the hunt while being well-prepared and properly outfitted. Happy hunting!