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Title: Best Game Bags
Post by: pahunter13 on March 15, 2019, 12:10:30 PM
I'm heading to Colorado this year for my first elk hunt. Wondering what game bags are the best for boned out meat quarters?
Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: Elk Noob on March 15, 2019, 12:15:39 PM
I like the Black Ovis synthetic bags. Lightweight, pack down small and wash out well after. I picked them up on Camofire for a decent price.
Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: cohunter14 on March 15, 2019, 12:19:16 PM
Welcome pahunter13! :welcome:

I've never used game bags with boned out meat, but if I were going to I'd probably look for smaller game bags. If you bone out the meat and put it all in a bag that would fit a regular elk quarter, it's probably going to pile up and sit weird in there, which can make it more difficult to pack. The meat won't breath very well either. There are plenty of companies out there making fancier game bags, but the basic cheesecloth style game bags will work just fine as well if you don't want to spend the money.
Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: sweetroll on March 15, 2019, 03:46:24 PM
Tag bags seem to be the best. I have Kuiu ones too which are nice, the tag bags seem to hold boned out meet together better in the pack.


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Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: 406unltd on March 16, 2019, 11:51:03 AM
Iíve only used the caribou game bags.  They have worked great and are pretty durable.  Hauled out 3 elk and a deer with mine and all but one is still working great.  The one that has a couple small holes were definitely my fault.  With all that said I will bet that most companies these days that make reusable bags make good ones.  Probably canít go wrong
Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: nclonghunter on March 16, 2019, 04:26:38 PM
My buddy got the Caribou bags and we used them on two elk. They worked great and were washed after each use. I liked them so well I bought a set last year and got to use them on my boned out elk. Lucky me.....I would suggest writing your CID#, name, initials, drivers license number or soc. sec. number on them if you use a meat processor. You will want them back!
Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: wl704 on March 18, 2019, 08:47:59 AM
Tag bags seem to be the best. I have Kuiu ones too which are nice, the tag bags seem to hold boned out meet together better in the pack.


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Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: publichunter1 on March 20, 2019, 08:44:57 AM
The black ovis bags are great. 3 elk and 2 deer on one set so far.


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Title: Re: Best Game Bags
Post by: Cullboss on March 22, 2019, 10:24:20 AM
I agree with others the Black Ovis Bags have held up to two elk and four deer so far and showing no signs of wear.