Does wearing blaze clothing when small game hunting have an impact?
are you less efficient when you wear blaze clothing for small game hunting?
To answer this question, we’ve consulted several small game hunters, and they’ve given us their opinions of the question.
For Bastien: “The pros: Seeing and being seen by other hunters and other users, so you’re safe. I think it’s also a visual marker for dogs coming back on recall. I can’t find any cons when you only hunt small game, there are only pros”
For Franck: “I’ve been hunting small game for several years now with blaze clothing. In terms of the pros, I’m clearly visible to other hunters and when I’m hunting with my companion or a friend, it’s a lot easier to identify each other’s position when the dogs stop and point in the “undergrowth”. As for the small game, I haven't noticed any major differences. It is a bird with incredible, 360-degree vision. It sees everything, especially hunters and dogs. I don’t think the blaze details make a big difference, and I especially don't think that it changes a lot in regard to the bird. However, what is for sure is that, in terms of safety, nothing can compare. Today, I can’t hunt without blaze details on my jackets or vests, I definitely recommend it."
For William, it’s even simpler. “I use blaze details to be visible to others. I can only see pros and no cons for small game hunting in woodlands.”
Finally, for Battite as well, the main advantage is visibility for everyone, in particular when hunting with friends. It’s a lot easier to be seen and to identify the exact position of others. Obviously, there’s no impact on hunting with pointing dogs, and he adds a humorous touch: “Plus, you can’t lose your vest when you’ve left it on a branch during a break”.