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Top 10 items in my gun bag for Sporting Clays

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While there are lots of things that can go in your bag, I'd say here are some of the things that I think are definite necessities.  Find a bag that is lightweight and has some pockets on the outside.  

1.  Sunscreen - I like the spray on type as it doesn't get my hands all sticky.  I do include face coverage too in a higher SPF in a cream.

2.  Bugspray - we are outdoors and ususally flying bugs around that want to suck your blood.  I love the cornstarch based spray - great protection and it smells pretty good too.

3.  Lotion - can't be having dry legs...

4.  Lipgloss/chapstick - this is an absolute mandatory item - and I can't tell you how many times I have let one of the guys on the squad use my lip balm!  

5.  Bandaids - just a couple - I like to be prepared.

6.  Pen and pencil - never know when the trapper's pen is going to run out.

7. Small Towel - especially in the summer!

8.  Rain jacket and pants - if there is even a possibility of rain, pack these both!  There is nothing worse than being wet and cold and having to finish shooting the course.

9.  Pocket knife - a girl always wants to be prepared

10. A bottle of water...or two.  Most clubs will have cold water at stations around the course and you can always refill it around the course.

Originally Published Jun. 14th 2015

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    Tarra Stoddard 2 years ago
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    Lynne could you email concerning this article?
    Please remind me of the article, lol

    Tarra@theamericanwomanshooter.com

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