Articles by Ryan Hatfield


Gear Legends – Outdoorsmans Tripod System

Gear Legends – Outdoorsmans Tripod System

When looking at candidates for “Gear Legends”, we’re looking at many possible variables. Has it been around for a significant period of time? Is it still viable? In its product category, how does it rate and how much impact did it have? Did it change the game? It...
A Hunter’s Norman Rockwell Painting 

A Hunter’s Norman Rockwell Painting 

An iconic photograph that captures the heart of an era and much more By Ryan Hatfield  Too Good to be True I’ll never forget the day I received an envelope from a Mr. Ray Croswell from Washington. Having just written my first book, Idaho’s Greatest Mule Deer, a year...
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...
Summer Sausage

Summer Sausage

It isn’t Venison Bacon….but it isn’t Chopped Liver Either A good summer sausage or salami is a true staple of “what do I do with all this stuff I don’t want to keep as steaks” solution since the days of Gug and his fellow cavemen. It’s a savior when...