Drake Daypack Review

Austin Bradford

I have owned other packs in the past, but I would never take them hunting because they weighed me down on the hike in. The Drake Daypack has allowed me to access remote areas of public land, and still be self-sufficient after the harvest. The simple and sleek design features a large zippered storage area, with space for a hydration bladder, and a front zippered pocket. There are also 2 external water bottle pockets, perfect for stashing gear. My Drake Daypack is in the classic Mossy Oak Bottomland pattern the looks good in and out of the woods.

Drake Daypack Review
Drake Daypack

For those that want the comfort of a backpack with the optimal storage size of a blind bag, our new Drake Daypack is the choice for you.The Drake Daypack is great for storing essential items in a more compact design.

Retail Price: $79.99

  • • Large zippered storage area
    • Hydration pouch pocket
    • Hydration tube pocket
    • EVA shoulder straps
    • Chest strap
    • Waist strap
    • Front zippered pocket
    • 2 side mesh pockets
    • 2 water bottle holders

Deer Hunting with the Drake Daypack

The two zipper pockets are capable of packing anything from a laptop to a small deer. I have packed out a young doe after quartering and placing it into plastic bags. The EVA shoulder straps, along with the chest and waist straps made carrying the load manageable. The key was having the pack with me.

Duck Hunting with the Drake Daypack

The Drake Daypack has served me well duck hunting as well. I recently filled it with all of my essentials, from coffee to a motion wing decoy, and even strapped a dog stand to it. It was a comfortable walk over 500 yards to our destination hole. I know when I put this pack on my back, I can count on it to carry everything I need for the day.

lightweight hunting pack

Drake Daypack Review Summary

The large pocket areas can make organization a challenge. It’s easy to lose small items in the bottom of the pack, making them hard to find in a hurry. However, I’m willing to sacrifice the organization capabilities that come with the added weight of more zippers and pockets. This simple, lightweight design is perfect for my long treks into the timber. If you like to keep things simple, I would definitely recommend checking out the Drake Daypack.


  • Sleek Design
  • Lightweight
  • Enough Space for All Your Needs


  • No Small Pockets for Organization

Ready to buy? The best price can be found at Sportsman’s Warehouse and you can also find them in Mossy Oak Bottomland and Realtree Timber on Amazon.

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Autin Bradford has spent the last 16yrs hunting his home state of Louisiana, where he is a contributer to Louisianna Bowhunter. He has also hunted Arkansas and Missouri recently and plans to expand to western hunting soon. He hunts all the local favorites including whitetail, hog, duck, and many other small game species.

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