The best hunting bibs?

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  1. Wisconsin Buckwatch

    Wisconsin Buckwatch Weekend Warrior

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    I've been back and forth on hunting bibs, I'm not buy another crap pair where the zippers stops working. What do you think is the best pair? I've looked a Plythal, badlands, sitkta, and many others. What's working for you? These are going to be used for late season.
     
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    Just commented on a base layer thread asking a similar question for late season/cold weather hunts. Sitka all the way! First lite's bibs are pretty decent, but too flimsy for the cost in my opinion. Its pricey, but you get what you pay for. If you want a set of bibs that are well thought out, comfortable and will last you for the years to come...look at Sitka's fanatic-lite or fanatic bibs. The incinerators are a little overkill in my opinion, but to each their own. Best of luck! Hope this helps.
     
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    I have a set of grey wolf woolens bibs. they are extremely warm, and quiet. but I rarely wear them. I'm not sure why but when I wear insulated bibs my lower back gets achy and sore really quick in the stand. the shoulder straps also make my neck stiff on long sits . does this happen to anyone else ?
     
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    Sounds like your bibs are leaving you with circulation issues. Adjusting your harness & bibs for a comfortable sit is essential! I've had similar issues in the past with my safety harness, just make the necessary adjustments and you should be good.
     
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    Shoulder straps need to be a bit longer. I wear a back support belt all the time when hunting. It goes on over the first layer, but it has to be a decent belt or it don't do any good.
     
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    Sitka fanatics all the way. I was just telling a buddy the other day who was complaining about being cold. I bought the fanatic set and have never been this warm in my stand.
     
  7. Wisconsin Buckwatch

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    Great Info thanks!
     
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    I vote for Sitka fanatic bibs also. Very warm, have wind blocker in them and tons of pockets. If looking for something waterproof, the incinerators would be my choice.
     
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    I like the incinerator bibs from Sitka the best, I also have had the fanatic and the older stratus model.
     
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    I went with the Cabelas MT050 whitetail extreme gore text bib. They were on sale for 209.99. They had very good reviews and was about 200 buck cheaper then some of the higher end bibs. Thanks again for all the comments
     
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    Sitka’s are great. I’d look at Arctic Shield to. They have some great cool weather gear.
     
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    Bowbunter k-32 Weekend Warrior

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    I like artic shield stuff works great.
     
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    ash d Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Arctic shield is good for the price but am looking to upgrade to Sitka. Hells canyon was fair but not as good as arctic shield for the money


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    first lite sanctuary bibs
     
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    First Lite sanctuary bibs, I hunt northern Wisconsin and Minnesota and they've kept me plenty warm in the stand


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    I prefer my Sitka Fanatic bibs when the temps drop below 40 degrees. I've used them in temps of 20 below this season and they performed very well. :tu:
     

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