Articles by Western Hunter


Enjoy the Ride, by David Burgess

Enjoy the Ride, by David Burgess

The Rollercoaster I looked up at the sky and heaved a sigh of frustration. Taking a deep breath, I looked around at the golden foliage in the fading light and tried to take stock of the moment. I reminded myself that I was fortunate to simply be there – hunting...
Hunt Tracker: New Mexico

Hunt Tracker: New Mexico

Not to be left out of the revenue generation game, New Mexico has implemented their own. For 2019, the previously refundable hunting license fee ($65) will no longer be refundable. In addition to that, the Habitat Stamp and Habitat Management and Access Validation...
Picture Perfect – Justin Davis

Picture Perfect – Justin Davis

“All the stalks that go wrong make the ones that go right just that much sweeter” Justin Davis, Colorado, 2017. I peered at the buck through the spotter as he fed with his ten buddies in the high alpine basin. It was the evening before opening day of the...
Hunt Tracker: Colorado

Hunt Tracker: Colorado

  The big news in Colorado for 2019 has nothing to do with actual hunting, rather the application/tag fee changes (as was highlighted by Mike Duplan in our last issue). The increases include a $3 to $9 per species application fee as well as a $100 preference...