What saddle does John Eberhart use?

John Eberhart designed the ESS based off his 40 years of saddle hunting experience. He’s hunted with his own DIY saddle since the early 1980s.

How should a hunting saddle fit?

If you’re trim and athletic, you should size down. If you’re shorter and stockier, you should probably size up. The width of your butt is the most important factor to size your saddle.

What is saddle hunting?

Saddle hunting is the method of deer hunting from an elevated position using a tree hunting saddle. A hunting saddle, lineman’s belt or rock climbing harness is used to clip to a secure anchor when you reach your desired height on the tree, or you run out of climbing sticks!

Do you need climbing sticks for saddle hunting?

To properly prepare for saddle hunting, you’ll need a number of accessories — including climbing sticks, climbing aiders, a platform and more! Like an apparition, a saddle hunter can stay concealed behind the tree and shoot 360 degrees around it, to execute the shot at the perfect moment.

How does tree saddle work?

It serves two main purposes. 1 – it allows the hunter a place to rest their feet and take some weight off the Saddle if necessary. 2 – It allows the hunter to pivot or move around the tree in order to achieve a 360 degree shooting range.

What is a tree tether?

The Tree Tether is one of the most important pieces of kit in your arsenal. The Tether safely connects you to the tree and enables you to maneuver for a shot. Includes 8′ rope with one 5″ factory-spliced eye, 1 ultra lite carabiner, and prusik cord.

How long should your saddle bridge be?

If you are a sitter, a longer bridge will be much more comfortable. As a general rule, 24-30 inches is the range that most hunters find comfortable.

Do you need knee pads for saddle hunting?

Knee pads are also advised because sometimes your knees will be against the tree. For the first 20 years I hunted from a saddle I did not use knee pads and for the past 20 years I have, and I keep them in my backpack and put them on at the base of the tree before climbing.

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