Floating a New Idea

Floating a New Idea
Packable Rafts Might Just Open you up to a New World Packraft hunting isn’t a subject often discussed by hunters in the western U.S. Alaskan hunters have been using them for over a decade, but most hunters in the Lower 48 haven’t even heard of packrafts, let alone have an idea about the hunting possibilities available by using them. Packrafts... Read More

The Trick-Pin System: Quit your Rangefinder Habit!

The Trick-Pin System: Quit your Rangefinder Habit!
This may be the coolest thing you never knew about your bow! We’ve all heard somebody say something like, “This new bow is so fast you probably only need one pin out to 50 yards!” In response, experienced bowhunters collectively snicker because you all know better – that is…until I let you all in on one of my best-kept secrets.... 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

Back Country Energy

Back Country Energy
No longer a gimmick; today’s Western hunter needs dependable power support In today’s technological age, I’d bet that 99% of all western hunters pack some sort of electronic device in the field. Phones, flashlights, cameras, PLB’s, and GPS, among other things, have hunters more equipped than ever. Powering these critical pieces of equipment makes our hunt more enjoyable and can... Read More

WHM’s Top Laser Rangefinders

WHM’s Top Laser Rangefinders
4 of Today’s Top Long-Range Laser Rangefinders There are literally dozens upon dozens of laser rangefinders on the market. We have opted to limit the review to LED/OLED models (best-in-class light transmission) and models that are able to deliver measurements on non-reflective targets at the extreme end of what a western hunter needs (minimum 800 yards). Each of these rangefinders comes with a pouch... Read More

Plythal Clothing

Plythal Clothing
“Gear, not garments” Ten years ago, western hunters had a choice between a couple of camo patterns and two materials – cotton or fleece. Then the technical hunting revolution started, and within the last few years, there are literally over a dozen companies offering high-tech fabrics with athletic cuts and proprietary camouflage patterns. Plythal is based in Arkansas. Though they... Read More