Articles by Western Hunter


We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

By Dan Kaestner & Jeremy Tripp Dan Kaestner and his hunting partner, Jeremy, and had been dropped off by plane in a very remote part of Alaska for a DIY moose hunt for which they had drawn special tags. They hunted hard for two days, calling and hiking to vantage...

Ep 05: Justin Gordon

Last fall Justin Gordon killed the largest mule deer ever taken with a bow. In this episode Justin and I talk about his buck, but being one of the most introspective hunters I have ever met, our conversation goes much deeper than just inches of antler. From mental and...
A Storm to Remember

A Storm to Remember

If you keep at it, something will eventually go right David Burgess, Idaho, 2016 The wind howled, blasting me with sheets of pelting snow. I set down my knife, shoved my numb hands between the hide and ribs of the still steaming buck, and waited for sensation to creep...