following factors affect what you pack:
weather is warm and humid both day and night.
weather is cool enough at night for a bed sheet, but only one is furnished.
Bring one with you.
terrain is not steep, except in very few places.
ground is dry, almost any kind of shoes is adequate
may need to walk 1/2 mile to hunt but if you can't, we make other arrangements.
Flying insects are not abundant, but bring a repellent
some locales there are a few small ticks.
will stop at a store for beer and snacks as you depart Flores for camp.
following items are suggested:
camo hunting clothing and paraphernalia
T-shirts and short-sleeved shirts
shirt--light weight, dark color or camo to hunt in
boots for hunting; light shoes or sandals in camp.
poncho or rain gear
and film -- film should be at least 200 ISO because of shaded conditions
lighter or matches
copies of all documents (passport, tickets, and so on) packed separately
from the originals.
(including bath soap)
sheet (one will be furnished, but two are needed)
towel and wash cloth
alcohol (for ticks)
-- prescriptions, band-aids, iodine, antibiotic cream, anti-diarrhea
repellent with deet
small piece of cloth for camo blind (if you like to use such, it will
be useful in calling turkeys)
-- be sure to pack it in your checked luggage, not carry-on
cardboard box, flattened, to have your flat turkey skin packed in (36"x15"x2").
heavy-duty garbage bag for your trophy skin
for tips (about $60-$100 total; change to Guatemalan money at Flores
if you use it; beer if you use it
following items are not needed:
to prepare your trophy
Shotgun ammo (but you can bring ammo if you have some favorite)
following is important contact information for this hunt:
Williams or Heather Thomas
P.O. Box 552
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Web address: www.lovettwilliams.com
American in Guatemala
Number in Flores in Case of Emergency