10 Things To Know Before You Buy Your First Set Of Camouflage For Deer Hunting

To simplify the deer hunting prep process, we list the essential things you should consider when buying camo clothing for your hunt. Fifty years ago, camouflage clothing choices were so poor that many deer hunters didn’t even own camo. Now, however, walking through the camo section at a store or browsing online reveals so many choices that even veteran hunters can become mired in the selection. Fortunately, by asking yourself a handful of simple questions, you can quickly determine what camo clothing is right for you and your upcoming hunts. Here are 10 things to consider before buying your first set of deer hunting camo. Matching your camo clothing to the temperature where you will be hunting is one of the most important considerations. Just try hunting in insulated camouflage coveralls when it’s 80 degrees out and you’ll know why. If you’ll be doing most of your hunting in warm weather, you’ll need lightweight shirts and pants, and maybe even a light jacket. For very cold weather, you’ll need not only base layers on top and bottom, but a heavier shirt, pants and a warm, insulated jacket. Most hunters will need at least a couple sets of camo, since...

Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has

Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments. Michelle Alonso arrived at her seat in section 114 at Citi Field shortly before first pitch at the Mets’ home opener in March. Her husband, Peter, was at her side, as they watched her firstborn, also Peter, be announced to the crowd of 44,424 fans as the starting first baseman, batting second. It was his home debut. Baseball was on parade, but her mind marched back to a quieter time in Queens, her family’s only previous visit to the stadium. It was in the summer of 2016, when Alonso signed his first contract as the Mets’ second round pick — No. 64 overall — in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft. “So bizarre,” she says. “Nobody was here. Front office people were out. He just signed quietly in a conference room and they ordered pizza. Still, you felt, hopefully one day he’ll be here, and this is the day.” When he walked to home plate for the first time, the stadium speakers played Cody Johnson’s “Welcome to the Show.” Alonso, 24, is the must-see Met at the moment. For nightly viewers of the team’s long-running tragicomedy, h...