Alaska: The Last Elk Frontier

Alaska: The Last Elk Frontier
Chasing Roosevelts in Big Bear Country My brother laughed with jubilation and relief as he popped the top off an Alaskan Amber. This was no ordinary beer; it was his celebration beer. “Want one?” he asked. I didn’t. My whole body ached, but when would we ever have this chance again? I looked past the fire we built and past... Read More

Muzzleloader Hunting the West

Muzzleloader Hunting the West
 A Primer on How to Ready Yourself for an Often-Overlooked Opportunity We are both fortunate and unfortunate to be living in a day and age where western hunting is gaining popularity. The recruitment of new hunters, and companies making top-notch gear marketed specifically for our style of hunting, is surely a benefit to us all. However, with this popularity comes... Read More

Planning for a North Country Adventure | Don’t grow old wishing you’d have taken the leap; do it now

Planning for a North Country Adventure | Don’t grow old wishing you’d have taken the leap; do it now
Don’t grow old wishing you’d have taken the leap; do it now Alaska is a dream hunting destination. It’s wild, vast, and home to animals not found in the Lower 48, providing a lot of unique opportunity for the DIY hunter. The only downside is that planning the hunt can seem like a logistical nightmare. Alaska might as well be... Read More

SHRINKAGE – You Have More Control Than You Think!

SHRINKAGE – You Have More Control Than You Think!
I’m guessing that most of you have seen the sitcom “Seinfeld”. In one famous episode, Jerry’s sidekick, George Costanza, is in the locker room after getting out of a rather cold swimming pool. While in the process of taking his swimming trunks off, he is caught completely naked by a female who barges in and gets a good frontal view... Read More

NEW Big Eyes from Swarovski Optik | BTX Dual Eyepiece

NEW Big Eyes from Swarovski Optik | BTX Dual Eyepiece
The long-awaited, long-anticipated product launch from Swarovski Optik is here! Today, Swarovski will announce the new BTX Dual Eyepiece for the ATX Modular Objective.  “The first time I looked through a Swarovski Twin Telescope 25 years ago I was blown away by the optical advantage of the “big eyes” over a traditional single ocular spotting scope.  The depth of field... Read More