Articles by Western Hunter


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...

EP 04: Mike Duplan

Mike Duplan is one of best mule deer hunters I have ever met.  He has taken huge bucks in some of the most heavily hunted areas in Colorado…and I mean huge.  He co-authored “The Edge, The Complete Approach to Hunting Mountain Mule Deer”, which is regarded as the...
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...