Although most any suit will work when going hunting we have featured in this hunting section a few that are especially popular due to their design. The most obvious one is the bow hunting ghillie suit which has been left clear of ghillie material in the places that would interfere with the bowstring. You could potentially modify any suit for the same purpose by trimming or removing the material yourself.
The poncho style ghillie suits are tailored and named after what they are best for. The tracker for high mobility, stalker for slow stalk or the full coverage poncho for lying in wait on a hunt.
Dia (Shreveport, LA)
This ghillie suit lives up to most of my expectations. The coverage is absolute. There are no bald spots. There is also plenty of room to tie on more ghillie string to lighten, darken or color the suit to better fit your particular environment. Roll around in some leaves and grass to get them into the suit and no one can see you.
~ Breathable material
~ Zippered pockets on the jacket and pants
~ Drawstring pant legs and waist
~ Removable mosquito net face cover
~ Can add more string to customize
~ If you get the rifle wrap there's more than enough material to completely wrap the rifle twice over.
~ Even though it's breathable it's quite warm. If you live in a hot environment don't expect to be able to use this in the summer comfortably. When a strong gust of wind comes and you feel it go through the suit it feels great but until that happens it's hot.
~ You can't see anything using the mosquito face cover at night so it must be removed. Prepare to be bitten.
~ The lock on the drawstrings, especially on the waist, are quite weak. You can tighten them and the drawstring will still slowly pull through. The elastic waistband does 90% of keeping your pants up.
I'm 6'4" 200 pounds and the large fits well. The sleeves and jacket length could be a few inches longer. The pants fit good. Without the ghillie string the pants might appear too short but with the string you have full boot coverage and are still stepping on ghillie string when you walk. If I could have I would have gotten an XL jacket with Large pants but apparently that's not possible.
I would highly recommend this suit.
Joey (Nicholson, PA)
This is a great ghille for the price range. All the synthetic jute is hand tied which adds tons of durability which is a must if you actually plan on using it as designed. The face mask and pockets are an added bonus even though they can be hard to find in the fibers. Overall great product.