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

Every Hunter is an Ambassador

Every Hunter is an Ambassador
View from the Mountain: Every Hunter is an Ambassador In the social media age, what you say is often held against you. Ryan Hatfield, Editor “With Freedom Comes Responsibility.” This quote is credited to Eleanor Roosevelt, but the overall concept has been used and reinforced by many great Americans. For many years – in fact, perhaps generations – hunters have... 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

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