What’s in a Multi-Tool?

What’s in a Multi-Tool?
There are many reasons to carry a multi-tool in the field. There are just as many factors to consider prior to making a purchase. The majority of multi-tools have the standard pliers and knife. However, after that, there is a multitude of tools available across hundreds of multi-tools from several brands. Ultimately, your intended use – backcountry, bowhunting, rifle hunting,... Read More

A Hunter’s Norman Rockwell Painting 

A Hunter’s Norman Rockwell Painting 
An iconic photograph that captures the heart of an era and much more By Ryan Hatfield  Too Good to be True I’ll never forget the day I received an envelope from a Mr. Ray Croswell from Washington. Having just written my first book, Idaho’s Greatest Mule Deer, a year or so earlier, I figured it was simply a personal check for a book order. Such envelopes in the mail were common... Read More

Goalsetting

Goalsetting
By Kenton Clairmont, www.traintohunt.com Goalsetting can be tricky.  I’ve spent the last 24 years helping people design and execute plans to better themselves. Through the years, I’ve discovered some common ground on where people tend to fall short.  I’d like to shed some light on where you might be going wrong in this process, which ultimately leads to another year... Read More

Spring Training

Spring Training
“What you do or don’t do now will be reflected in September” In the summer of 2011, I was sure that my dream of hunting sheep in Alaska was dead. I was 48 years old, a good 40 lbs. overweight, and not in good cardiovascular shape. Being “in the business” and talking to hundreds of sheep hunters over the years,... Read More

Browning X-Bolt Rifles

Browning X-Bolt Rifles
The X-Bolt Rifles We’ve Used All the rifles that we have used on The Western Hunter in the last for four years have been Browning X-Bolts. The stocks, camo patterns and metal finishes are varied but the heart and soul of the rifle, the action, are the X-Bolt. All X-Bolt rifle barrels are free floated for consistent accuracy and the... Read More