Outdoorsmans Long Range Hunter Pack

Outdoorsmans Long Range Hunter Pack
Outdoorsmans Long Range Hunter Pack (redesigned for 2016) The Outdoorsmans 5500-c.i. Long Range Hunter pack is one of the most respected expedition-style, heavy-hauling packs on the market. That’s not new, nor a secret. With ample room, great pocket organization, superior materials, a flex poly frame, and more, it’s as dependable as sunrise. However, a redesign for the 2016 season should... Read More

Mountain Tamers – A closer look at the best hunting boots for today’s Western Hunter

Mountain Tamers – A closer look at the best hunting boots for today’s Western Hunter
This article originally appeared in Elk Hunter Magazine. Click here to subscribe and be the first to read new reviews! By Ryan Hatfield As I kept examining, comparing, contrasting, and critiquing all of these pairs of high-end hunting boots, one odd thought kept coming to my mind. I kept thinking back to the article in this same magazine that I... Read More

Preparation for the Mountain – How Fit is Fit Enough?

Preparation for the Mountain – How Fit is Fit Enough?
What kind of workout routine are you guys doing to hike and pack like this? -Travis Answer from Ryan Hatfield: Every year I hear hunters from back east or down in “the flats” talk about a couple of specific things in regard to exercise/shape: 1) “I’m going on my first mountain big game hunt and gonna hit the gym/run/cardio machine... Read More

Zeiss Conquest Riflescope with Rapid-Z 800 Reticle – By Ryan Hatfield

Zeiss Conquest Riflescope with Rapid-Z 800 Reticle – By Ryan Hatfield
This article originally appeared in the premiere issue of Elk hunter Magazine. To subscribe and be among the first to read our gear reviews, click here! I spend most of my hunting time trying to get as close to game as possible, and there’s few things better than a good, dependable 100-yard shot at a trophy bull. However, there’s... Read More

Elk Hunter Planner – Part I – Wyoming – by Ryan Hatfield

Elk Hunter Planner – Part I – Wyoming – by Ryan Hatfield
This article was originally featured in the premiere issue of Elk Hunter Magazine. To order your copy of the first issue, head to the subscribe page. Wyoming Nonresident Deadline (Jan. 31) Wyoming is perhaps the single best option for the nonresident hunter looking to take a good, mature bull. Nonresident quotas are generous and elk are generally plentiful. Prices can be steep,... Read More