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Gear for the western hunter. Gear reviews, highlights and information.


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...
E-bikes

E-bikes

The popularity of electric bikes (e-bikes) has exploded in the recreational riding market. Within the last couple of years, hunters have now started to see the benefits, too. I saw my first e-bike a few years ago at the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo in Salt...
Balleck Products Review

Balleck Products Review

Backcountry Clean without Water As the female presence continues to grow in the outdoor industry, so does the need for female-specific items. While I don’t need everything to be pink, I don’t like the grunge, dirt feeling at the end of a day, and hot showers are hard...
Browning X-Bolt Rifles

Browning X-Bolt Rifles

The X-Bolt Rifles We’ve Used All the rifles that we have used on The Western Hunter in the last for four years have been Browning X-Bolts. The stocks, camo patterns and metal finishes are varied but the heart and soul of the rifle, the action, are the X-Bolt....