I needed a jacket that I could wear around respectable people on hunts. I am spending more and more time with uplanders and dog folks chasing birds, and I needed a jacket that could go from field to dinner and hold its own in finer conditions as well as in the field. Chasing pheasants, grouse and quail with Miko is giving me more opportunity to hunt with people versus the last several years where a majority of my efforts have all been solo hunting trips in heavy camo. I also wanted a jacket that would someday get handed down to one of my kids kind of like one of the jackets I had from my father that has now been passed down to the oldest grandson in our family.
Waxed shelter cloth jackets have been around for well over a hundred years. Tom Beckbe has created….READ MORE
by Kevin Paulson
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