Warm Weather Backcountry Meat Care

Warm Weather Backcountry Meat Care
Preparation and Knowledge Determines the Quality and Quantity of Your Table Fare Many times, our planning takes us only to the point where we reach our intended goal. We spend countless hours preparing to accomplish a difficult task, yet fail to recognize the elements that are often encountered after we reach our goal. Elk hunters are no different. Our goal... Read More

Ultimate Ammo Through Advanced Brass Prep

Ultimate Ammo Through Advanced Brass Prep
Part Four-Next Level Reloading Techniques Consistent precision is the foundation for accurately putting rounds on target. Basic reloading practices help you get there by custom tailoring your ammunition to your particular firearm. Over the past few installments, we’ve covered the fundamentals of reloading, from equipment basics to fine tuning a load for your rifle. Now I’d like to go beyond... Read More

Bowhunting Mule Deer Above Timberline

Bowhunting Mule Deer Above Timberline
Nothing This Worthwhile is Ever Easy Bowhunting mule deer above timberline has become very popular over the last few years. More and more adventurous archers have discovered that matching wits with a velvet-clad mule deer at elevations only a mountain goat should love is very rewarding. It provides a place to hunt that has withstood modernization and easy human encroachment,... Read More

The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Goats

The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Goats
Part 2: Pack Goats-The Best Buddy You Never Knew You Had If you’re even remotely interested in the idea of someone (or something) else carrying your gear into the mountains and your freshly acquired meat back out, then you need to consider goats and llamas. We covered llamas in Part 1 of “The Backpack Hunter’s Friend”.  Now we’ll cover pack... Read More

Turrets for (Dummies) Those Who Want to Know More

Turrets for (Dummies) Those Who Want to Know More
You Might Have More Use For One Than You Think When the first laser rangefinders hit the market, it was like a snowball just starting to roll downhill. Little did we know how “knowing the exact yardage” would change the way we hunt and the tools we use. From the time of the first flintlock until the early 1990s, shooting... Read More

The Pacification of Elk Calling

The Pacification of Elk Calling
Enough With All of This Politically Correct Elk Talk; It’s Time to Bugle Aggressively In today’s world, we’re so bound by political correctness that we’ve changed the way we talk and act. We’re taught to not be aggressive or say inflammatory things that may hurt feelings or incite anger. This is a generally a good thing when we’re talking to... Read More