Cold Weather Layering Systems, By Nolan Osborne

Cold Weather Layering Systems, By Nolan Osborne
Mountain hunting is hardly a new pursuit. The Indigenous peoples of British Columbia, the Yukon, and Alaska have well-documented accounts of hunting mountain goats and other game long before Gore-Tex and ultralight gear came into the picture. The argument could be made, however, that it has never been more at the forefront of hunting media, nor more accessible than it... Read More

Gearing Up for Mountain Extremes: It’s an exciting time to be a mountain hunter

Gearing Up for Mountain Extremes: It’s an exciting time to be a mountain hunter
The air was thin and the mountainside we were ascending offered no hints of a summit.  Climbing up this nameless peak was a labor to endure in hopes of seeing up close what we had studied the day before from six miles away. The rounded shoulders of the mountainside we were climbing was conformed of varying sized rocks – some... 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

Top 10 Best of Shot Show

Top 10 Best of Shot Show
Cool Gear for the Western Hunter By Darren Choate, Gear Editor Making your way through a maze of over 2,000 booths and 60,000 people to come up with a top 10 list is probably impossible. If you narrow your scope to include just hunting products, you can cut the booth numbers by half, and half again, if you set your... Read More

ATA Highlights – Dead Center Pro Bow Balancer

ATA Highlights – Dead Center Pro Bow Balancer
ATA Highlights – Existing Product By Darren Choate, Gear Editor For the bowhunter, accuracy is key. Accuracy is achieved by proper bow set up and tuning. While walking the floor at ATA this year, our contributor team heard about a bow balancing product offered by Dead Center Archery, so we stopped by their booth to check it out. Their Pro... Read More

ATA Highlights – Primos Double Bull SurroundView 360 Ground Blind

ATA Highlights – Primos Double Bull SurroundView 360 Ground Blind
ATA Highlights – New Product By Darren Choate, Gear Editor A few key Western Hunter contributors attended the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Show last week in Indianapolis, Indiana. Not that the show was lackluster, but the show was not buzzing with talk about a bunch of new, innovative gear products. After a long search by all involved, and talking with... Read More

Christmas Gifts for Every Hunter

Christmas Gifts for Every Hunter
There are only a few shopping days left before Christmas. Don’t fret, we’ve been keeping tabs on the best hunting gear available, and we’re here to help you select the perfect gift for the Western Hunter in your life. Without further adieux, here they are… Leupold VX-6HD The VX-6HD includes state-of-the-art features like argon/krypton waterproofing, CDS dials, electronic reticle level,... Read More

Skull Hooker-A Great Christmas Gift

Skull Hooker-A Great Christmas Gift
  Skull Hooker: Get Your Head on Right! NEW FOR 2017: The Trophy Tree is a unique, versatile and highly customizable floor mounting display that will undoubtedly free up wall space and maximize corner spaces of a room. Pole sections are constructed of sturdy powder-coated steel with an attractive weighted base. The Trophy Tree is strong enough to handle small... Read More