Gear Articles

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


WH Multi-Editor Sleeping Bag Review

WH Multi-Editor Sleeping Bag Review

With the current situation in our country, I have never been more proud to be a hunter. Hunters have the uncanny ability to be able to thrive in the harshest environments, whether that is in the mountains on a backpack hunt or on lockdown at home. However, one thing...
Remi Warren’s Top 5 Most Underrated Gear Items

Remi Warren’s Top 5 Most Underrated Gear Items

Some of the most useful hunting gear in your pack may not be hunting gear at all. I have listed my top five most underrated pieces of kit and how to constantly repurpose them for many useful tasks that will change the way you think about what you bring on a hunt. When...
Browning 6.8 Western Review

Browning 6.8 Western Review

Browning and Winchester joined forces in the development and introduction of an all-new cartridge aimed at the western hunter and named it the 6.8 Western. I had the privilege of testing it in a new model Browning X-bolt Western Hunter. Given all of the “westerns” in...
The Pap Winkle Project

The Pap Winkle Project

The concept of the Pap Winkle Project started with creating a place for industry-leading rifle component manufacturers and custom rifle makers to come together and showcase their work. Being a rifle builder and gunsmith, I receive emails, PMs, texts and phone calls...
Zeiss Conquest Gavia 85 vs. Zeiss Victory Harpia 85

Zeiss Conquest Gavia 85 vs. Zeiss Victory Harpia 85

Last fall I had the opportunity to test out two Zeiss spotting scopes, the Victory Harpia 85 ($4600) and Conquest Gavia 85 ($1999). Obviously, the price point on these optics are quite different, but knowing the Zeiss name, I planned on both being great products. I...
Nightforce NX8 Rifle Scope Review

Nightforce NX8 Rifle Scope Review

Nightforce Optics has been an industry leader when it comes to bulletproof riflescopes for the last 20 years. Their reputation for durability and accuracy has been proven through its application in both military deployments and benchrest competitions around the globe....