Lifestyle & Fitness

Being a Western Hunter is a lifestyle from off-season training, to enjoying the game we take, and all aspects in between.

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Exercise and Mental Health

"Everything from depression and attention deficit disorder to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases are reduced in people who exercise regularly. How does that work? As with many things, the answer lies in looking back to what our ancestors have known for millions of years: there really isn’t any distinction between mind/brain and body..."
Cape Care Basics - Preserving a Once-in-a-Lifetime Memory

Zack goes over some cape care basics and what he does to help preserve a once-in-a-lifetime memory.

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How to DIY Euro Mount Like a Pro

As hunters, we put a ton of time and effort into our hunts to give ourselves the best chances of success. One thing often overlooked however is trophy care.

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How To Cape An Animal For a Shoulder Mount

Want to learn how to be the person that every taxidermist would like to have present for the caping process of a hard-earned trophy.

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How To Get The Most Out Of The Camera In Your Pocket

Everybody now-a-days has a cell phone in their pocket, right? Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of the camera you already have.

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Lens Selection for Hunting Photography

Don’t convince yourself that you can take an inferior lens and make it work for cover quality images - you can’t.

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The Basics Of Shooting In Manual

Auto mode can only do so much and if you want to take your photo game to the next level, you’re going to want to start shooting in manual mode.

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Creating a Solid Game Plan in the New Year

Make your time count and write out your goals, know your why, create a plan, eliminate distractions, stay positive and sprint full speed towards your passions and desires.

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Charging Up for High-Exertion Backcountry Hunts

Months of planning and preparation are involved in every hunt. The last thing you want to happen is to “hit a wall” and tap out early.

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Shared Use of the Backcountry: Best Practices

In Part 1 of this article, I shared some examples of interactions I had with an outfitter while hunting in […]

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Top Free Range Species for a DIY Exotic Hunt

In an effort to extend his hunting season, Remi shares his favorite exotic hunting species that roam North America.

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