Articles by Western Hunter


A Test of Mental Toughness

A Test of Mental Toughness

A long hunt in spectacular country by Hyrum Facer, Utah, 2016 Utah! What a great place to live, hunt, and grow a family. It’s truly unlike any other place on Earth. Utah has it all, from the solitude of the highest peaks to the low desert floors of Moab. The best part...
Bullwhacker

Bullwhacker

A Successful Goat Hunt With a Trusty Weapon “It wasn’t a buffalo or a deer or a goat. It wasn’t a creature at all. It was something grown out of the snow; it was something a crazy mind made up; it was an old spirit man from the top of the world and a bullet wouldn’t...
Gear Legends: Buck Knives Model 119

Gear Legends: Buck Knives Model 119

A History Spanning Generations As a young man, Hoyt Buck served as an apprentice to a Kansas blacksmith. In search of a new method to temper steel, he handmade the first Buck Knife from a worn file blade in 1902. His handcrafted knives really began to be appreciated...

Ep 13: Remi Warren

Remi Warren has been a field editor for Western Hunter Magazine for so long that neither of us can remember! In this episode we dive into his hunting career, how he got started, and what he’s really doing right now. Remi is one of the most adventurous hunters I...

Ep 12: Steve Opat

 In this episode I sit down with Steve Opat from Fairbanks, Alaska.  Steve is an avid hunter and is also a medical helicopter flight nurse. He is in a unique position to learn from people’s mistakes. We talk about the what brought him to Alaska, his...