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

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

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

Of Caves and Rams

Of Caves and Rams
An epic journey in search of a holy grail Clint Walker | Yukon Territory | 2014 “How bad do you think the shivering has to be before I can confirm I have hypothermia?” I asked Andrew as the sound of chattering teeth reverberated off of the cave walls at 2 a.m. “I think it’s when the shivering stops that you... Read More