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Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 285-5040
1140 N. Hayden Meadow Drive
Portland, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 598-3081
9402 SW Washington Sq Rd
Tigard, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 547-2904
Crossroads Shopping Center
Hillsboro, OR
 
Alder Creek Supply
(503) 285-0464
250 Ne Tomahawk Island D
Portland, OR
 
Sports Authority
(503) 493-7374
Cascade Station, 10245 N.E. Cascades Parkway
Portland, OR
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 667-1950
Gresham Town Fair
Gresham, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 635-3800
Meridian Square
Lake Oswego, OR
 
Sports Authority
(503) 978-1141
Jantzen Beach Mall, 1766 N. Jantzen Beach
Portland, OR
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe
(503) 285-0464
250 NE Tomahawk Isl. Dr.
Portland, OR
 
Portland REI Store
(503) 221-1938
1405 NW Johnson St
Portland, OR
 

Game Bags

Game bags sounds pretty much like common sense.  Most hunters will take these afield, especially elk hunters, to pack their animal or quarters for transport home.  However, most hunters also take the cheap cheesecloth type bags that are good for only a single use.

Cheesecloth bags work great to keep the bugs and flies off of your carcass, but they do little to keep small bugs, like ants, off of your meat--the cloth is too porous to prevent these smaller critters from helping themselves.  And if you're camped by a busy dirt road, your meat gets a nice coating of dust after only a single day while hanging in camp.  And then don't forget the drive home with the meat in the back of the truck.  Cheesecloth does little to keep most of the dust off the meat.

If you spend about twice as much (it's about $4 for a cheesecloth bag) you can get much higher quality game bags that remind me more of stretchy t-shirt material than cheesecloth.  These bags hiave a much finer mesh to them as well--they keep out the smaller bugs and also work well as a dust barrier.  They are also much stronger material than the cheescloth and don't easily tear.  We generally find them at Wal-mart in a 4 pack, each bag the perfect size for a quarter of elk.  However, the best feature of these higher quality bags is they are re-usable.  Once home, I simply rinse them out with a hose and then run them through the laundry.  They come out looking like new...

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