We get asked a lot about different gear and other items that you should probably have with you. Here is a compiled list of items we have used and found to be well made and do what they say they do. We are not a superstore so really can’t carry everything you need but here are some links to Amazon. 

A few accessories that we (and others) have found to work well:

Columbia Men’s PFG Bahama II UPF 30 Long Sleeve Fishing Shirt

– 100% nylon, quick dry
– Machine wash cold gently, wash separately, do not bleach, do not dry clean
– Rod holder on chest if using for fishing

That’s right we know, it’s a fishing shirt. The great thing about these shirts are the extra pockets. They’re lightweight and work great for most average weather during upland bird hunting.

Columbia Men’s Bonehead Short/Long Sleeve Shirt

– 100% cotton poplin
– Button closure
– Vented in back, shoulders
– Utility Loop
– Rod holder on chest if used for fishing

That’s right I know, it’s a fishing shirt. The great thing about these shirts are the extra pockets. They’re lightweight and work great for most average weather during upland bird hunting.

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32Degrees Weatherproof Men’s Lightweight Water and Wind-Resistant Puffer Vest

– 100% Nylon
– Zip-front quilted puffer vest featuring stand collar and side-entry zip pockets

32Degrees Weatherproof Men’s Packable Down Puffer Jacket

– 100% Nylon
– Front-zip packable quilted down puffer jacket with standing collar
– On-seam side-entry pockets
– Color-matched packable pouch

Walls Mens Denim Blue Washed Brush Duck Pant Upland

Upland Shirt for Men by Tag Safari

– Authentic Safari Wingshooting Shirt
– Quilted Shooter Patch to Cushion Recoil
– Single Chest Pocket with Button Down Flap
– Contrast Details for Style and Safety
– Durably Double Stitched and Generously Sized

Outdoor Casual Long Sleeve Cotton Tm Roll-up Shirt

– Durable, lightweight smooth woven fabric for comfort in the field
– 50+ UPF protects your skin from the sun’s harmful rays
– Padded shooting shoulder



Sony W800/B 20.1 MP Digital Camera

– MP Super HAD CCD sensor for beautifully detailed images
– Sony Lens w/ 5x Optical Zoom
– Reduced blur with SteadyShot Image stabilization
– Capture your videos in 720p HD Movie mode
– Simplify camera menu with Easy Mode
– Take stunning images in Sweep Panorama mode-up to 360
– Smile Shutter technology automatically captures smiles

Motorola MH230R 23-Mile Range 22-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair)

– 10-hour alkaline or 8-hour rechargeable battery life
– 11 weather channels (7 NOAA) with alert features
– 22 channels each with 121 privacy codes for superior interference protection
– Pair of two-way radios with up to 23 mile range
– Includes: 2 radios, 2 belt clips, 1 dual drop-in charger, 1 charging adaptor, 2 NiMH rechargeable battery packs, Available in yellow

Great for staying in touch with hunting buddies out in the field. Also a great thing to have as far as safety goes, knowing the location of your fellow hunters.

LE Adjustable Focus CREE LED Flashlight, Super Bright, Batteries Included

– Adjustable beam focus
– Super Bright. 140lm
– 3 AAA Battery(required and included)
– Shock resistant
– Diameter is 1.34in. Length is 4.29in

Danner Men’s Pronghorn 8 Inch Hunting Boot

– Leather Hunting Boots
– Rubber sole
– Imported

Wigwam Men’s Hiking/Outdoor Pro Length Sock

– Lycra
– 40% Olefin, 36% X2O Acrylic, 20% Stretch Nylon, 4% Lycra Spandex
– Ultra-smooth toe closure and dense terry loop footbed provides all-day comfort
– Abrasion resistant Achilles cradle
– Machine wash warm do not bleach tumble dry low
– Made in USA

MuckBoots Woody Sport Cool Hunting Boot

– Synthetic
– Rubber sole
– Shaft measures approximately 14.25″ from arch
– Heel measures approximately 1.5″
– Platform measures approximately 0.75″
– Boot opening measures approximately 15″ around

Collapsible Fabric Dog Water Bowl

– Durable fabric portable dog bowl
– Dimensions: When opened, approx. D16 x H9cm. When folded, approx. L19. 6 x W7. 7 x 3. 3cm (thickness)
– Weight: 76g

Q5’s recommendations for dog water: Use the platypus collapsible water bottle along with a collapsible dog bowl. A dog will drink much more natural with its head down rather than drinking from a hose with its head up and besides, that way less water will be wasted.

Garmin Alpha 100 TT 15 Dog GPS

– High-Sensitivity GPS with GLONASS
– LED beacon lights and Rescue mode as well as Stimulation levels-Tone and Vibration
– Battery life 20-40 hrs.

DT Systems® H2O 1820 Dog Training Collar

– H2O Trainers
– One Dog

Dog Grooming Supplies Durable Steel Pet Comb

This comb is good to carry in your vest . it can be used for brushing out cactus spines, etc.


Wells Lamont 1132L Premium Heavy Duty Grain Cowhide Full Leather Work Glove

– 100% Grain Cowhide
– Premium heavy duty grain cowhide full leather glove
– Ball & tape adjustable wrist cinch helps keep out dirt & debris
– Reinforced split cowhide leather palm patch adds extra grip and enhances wear performance in key wear area
– Keystone thumb for a better fitting and flexible very traditional heavy duty full leather glove
– Improved thread so seams last longer

Titleist Permasoft (Shooting) Glove Mlh

– Some of the best shooting gloves are actually golf gloves.

Allen Company Orange Adult Safety Vest Chest

– Blaze orange for safety
– Velcro ties for closure and adjustment
– Quiet acrylic material
– Adult size

Remington T-84 Shooting Glasses

– Lens provides 99.9% UV protection.
– Impact resistant polycarbonate lens meets or exceeds all ANSI Z87.1+ requirements.
– Wraparound lens provides unobstructed view.
– Scratch resistant hard coat lens

200 amp 10 gauge No Tangle Battery Booster cables 12 feet with FREE travel case Jumper Cables Extra long 12ft

– 12 ft, 200 amp, 10 gauges
– No Tangle
– Dual construction
– Color-coded clamps
– Free travel bag so it doesn’t get tangled your truck

Coleman 100 Quart Xtreme® 5 Marine Cooler

– Holds 130 cans – more than five cases of soda
– Xtreme® 5 Technology keeps ice up to 5 days in temperatures up to 90° F (32.22° C)
– Antimicrobial additive helps resist the growth of odor-causing bacteria on or in the cooler
– UV inhibitor helps prevents yellowing
– Two-way side handles and large tow handle for comfortable pulling
– All-terrain wheels for easier moving
– Tray and cutting board included for convenient food preparation

Reliance Products Aqua-Tainer 7 Gallon Rigid Water Container

– Rigid, 7-gallon rectangular water container with molded contour grip
– Space-saving design for easy storing and stacking
– New and improved screw-on vent; hideaway spigot for on-demand water dispensing
– Suitable for outdoors activities and emergency water storage
– Five-year warranty against manufacturer’s defects

Leatherman – Sidekick® Multi-Tool, Stainless Steel with Nylon Sheath

– FEATURING 17 TOOLS: Need lenose pliers, regular pliers, 154CM replaceable wire cutters, 154CM replaceable hard-wire cutters, electrical crimper, wire stripper, 420HC knife, 420HC serrated knife, saw, awl w/ thread loop, ruler (8″, 19cm), can opener, bottle opener, wood/metal file, phillips screwdriver, large screwdriver, small screwdriver.
– 420HC Stainless Steel: An improved, high-carbon (HC) form of 420 stainless steel that works well with high production tooling. 420HC’s strength is optimized in Leatherman multi-tools by heat treatment.
– 154CM Stainless Steel: A high carbon, high alloy, and corrosion resistant stainless steel that holds its edge three times as long as 420 stainless steel. This steel is used on some premium Leatherman tool features, such as knife blades and wire cutters.
– Black Oxide: Black oxide is a powder-based metal coating. Ideal for situations where giving away a position would be costly, it is widely used by the military for its effectiveness in reducing glare and reflection.

Coleman Pack-Away Folding Table

– Full-size table, seats four
– Compact design for easy carrying and storage
– Lightweight aluminum design, 12 lbs.
– For indoor and outdoor use
– Sturdy construction
– Table dimensions: 32 in. (81.2 cm) x 24 in. (61 cm) x 27 in. (68.6 cm)
– Compact dimensions: 32 in. (81.2 cm) x 24 in. (61 cm)

Coleman Portable Deck Chair with Side Table

– Relax with a drink and a snack on the side table
– Padded arm rests for comfortable relaxation
– Heavy-duty steel frame supports up to 225 lbs.
– Folds flat for easy packing
– Carry handles for convenient portability
– 1-year limited warranty

Platypus Hoser Hydration System, 2 Liter

– Hang/Carry loop
– Taste-and BPA-free
– Tough, dual-layer construction
– Slime Guard antimicrobial treatment
– Threaded outlet accepts Platy drink/ closure caps and more

Platypus Big Zip LP Reservoir, 3-Liter

– Wide-mouth opening for easy refills
– Slidelock closure locks securely
– Low-profile design rides flat in your pack
– Taste-free and BPA-free for clean drinking
– Silver-ion antimicrobial keeps it fresh

Platypus Platy Bottle 2L (70oz)

– Collapsible design allows you to roll bottle up for easy, compact storage.
– Bottle is tough enough to be frozen or boiled.
– Modular design lets you create your own system.
– Gusseted bottom keeps bottle upright for easier filling.
– 7.5 x 13.5 in.- 19 x 35 cm- 1 oz.- 30 g

Q5’s recommendations for dog water: Use the platypus collapsible water bottle along with a collapsible dog bowl. A dog will drink much more natural with its head down rather than drinking from a hose with its head up and besides, that way less water will be wasted.

Platypus Soft Bottle with Closure Cap, Gray, 1-Liter

– Collapsible, easy-pour bottle lets you pack your water into the backcountry, and begin saving space as you drink it
– 100% BPA-free, and includes natural silver-ion based anti-microbial lining called SlimeGuard for crisp, taste-free water
– Bottle’s film walls have been updated to make them softer and more flexible without sacrificing durability; ergonomic shape and handy carry loop
– One-liter/34-ounce capacity; measures six by 11.5 inches (W x D) with 1.3-ounce weight
– Includes limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty; made in Seattle, WA

Platypus Soft Bottle with Push-Pull Cap, Various Colors

– Clean-Taste Guarantee, made with zero BPA
– Green: Ultra-reusable and uses less energy and materials to make
– Light weight, weighs 80-Percent less than hard hydration bottles
– Uphill Efficiency: Ergo Televators reduce fatigue and increase traction on the steeps with an ergonomic design that engages with a simply flick of a pole grip

Platypus Water Tank, 4 Liter

– Easy Fill and Clean: Big, WideMouth opening
– Versatile: Can be used with GravityWorks system or even turned into a hydration reservoir
– Space Saver: Collapsible, lightweight design for efficient packing

Platypus Tokul X.C. 8.0 Hydration Pack, Carbon

– Internal and external tool organization with up to 6L of storage
– Comes with Platypus 3L Big zip hydration reservoir with Magnetic hose retention and multiple hose Routing options
– Smart storage with 2 pump sleeves, helmet carry and rear commuter light loop
– Designed to work with a wide range of body types and torso Lengths, the ridge air back panel keeps you cool and comfortable all day long
– Enough room for the riding essentials, a light layer and a snack

Camelbak 50-70-100 oz Antidote Replacement Reservoir

– Rugged polyurethane film
– 1/4 turn Quick-snap widemouth cap
– Low-profile design w/ center baffling
– Patented Big Bite Valve w/ HydroLock
– HydroGuard antimicrobial technology
– Taste-free PureFlow tube
– Quick Link System
– Dryer arms
– Got Your Back lifetime manufacturer guarantee

CamelBak Hydrobak Hydration Pack

– 100% Nylon
– One exterior pocket

Camelbak Eddy 1L Water Bottle

– Fits and recommended with Q5 Water Bottle Holder
– Volume: 1 L
– Material: BPA-free Tritan copolyester polymer
– Manufacturer Warranty: lifetime

Camelbak Eddy .6L (20oz) Water Bottle

– Fits and recommended with our Shell Pocket/Water Bottle Holder
– Material: BPA-free Eastman Tritan
– Just flip, bite and sip the Big Bite Valve
– Two-finger carry handle or connect a carabiner to a pack
– Sleek shape fits easily in your hand is compatible with most car cup holders
– All parts are top-rack dishwasher safe

Nalgene 20-Ounce Multidrink Water Bottle

– Fits and recommended with our Shell Pocket/Water Bottle Holder
– BPA free
– Dishwasher safe
– Made in the USA

Thermos Stainless King 40-Ounce Beverage Bottle

– Made with Thermos patented vacuum insulation for maximum temperature retention, hot or cold
– Designed to keep liquids hot for 24 hours, and cold for 24 hours
– Durable stainless-steel interior and exterior keep bottle cool to touch with hot liquids and sweat proof with cold liquids
– Lid doubles as insulated serving cup; twist and pour function allows you to pour without moving the stopper
– With an ample 40-ounce capacity, the bottle offers plenty of sustenance on the go

Katadyn Hiker Pro Water Microfilter

– Ultra-light, compact, and compatibility with hydration bladders
– Quick-connects makes it easy to pack up hoses
– The 0.2 micron glassfiber filter media is designed for high output with little effort
– Activated carbon in the core of the filter improves the taste and reduces chemicals in your drinking water
– The field cleanable Filter Protector Screen extends the life of the cartridge in challenging conditions.