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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

New Sitka Film: Tendoys

New Sitka Film: Tendoys
  Word traveled quickly when Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced an unprecedented unlimited number of bighorn sheep tags for Montana’s Tendoy Mountains. The new Sitka Film follows Afghanistan veteran and Montana native Tony Larsen into the Tendoys, resulting in an exciting archery stalk. But there is a bigger narrative here. Tony’s hunt is one small part of a carefully... Read More

Boot Care

Boot Care
Whether you spend $100 or $500 on your hunting boots, it is critical that you take proper care of them. HuntDIY member, Matt Elliott, takes you through the entire process of cleaning and treating your boots, start to finish, so that they can keep up on your hunts, start to finish. Read More