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How to Drag Out an Elk

Several years ago I found myself in a hidden drainage surrounded by bugling bulls. I’ve since come to call this […]

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Late-Season Backpack Hunting

While many guys day hunt from home or a luxurious base camp when winter starts setting in, you can still enjoy all of the benefits of a bivy camp while staying comfortable and safe, with not much more than a little extra thought and planning.

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Be More Successful Mule Deer Hunting - Part 1

There are some basic tips in hunting that all apply to being successful and there is also information that is more nuanced to hunting mule deer.

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Navigating the Backcountry with Stock

In this article I will describe how I have traveled in remote areas throughout the West with my pack and riding stock, using both age-old techniques as well as the technology which is currently available to us today.

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How Prepared Are You?

With backcountry hunting becoming more popular these days, there is a great percentage of hunters out there that are truly not prepared for the journey that lies ahead of them. Without first-hand experience, it is hard to know how prepared you actually are.

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Tips To Combat Altitude Sickness

Unfortunately, hunters have learned that the beautiful scenery and loneliness of the wilderness can also be very dangerous if they’re not properly prepared for such an increase in elevation.

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How Turkey Hunting Can Make You A Better Elk Hunter

If you want to be a great hunter, you need to hunt all the time. Being out in the woods is the best way to learn about the game you pursue.

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How To Glass Without Using The Grid Technique

Christian Woodward shares tips for glassing without gridding.

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From the Field to the Record Book

Tips for using the record-keeping scoring system to help make your field judging more closely resemble actual trophy measurements.

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Intro to Backcountry Meat Care

It's fun to get wrapped up and carried away in the trophy characteristics of the animals we take, but don’t avoid the value of meat care.

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To Build A Fire

If you are unfamiliar with the classic Jack London short story To Build a Fire, it is a tale of […]

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Be More Successful Mule Deer Hunting - Part 2

Outwitting a mature mule deer buck is high on many hunters’ bucket lists. Here are some tips and ideas to narrow down your unit to more manageable chunks and eliminate those days of simply taking your bow or rifle for a hike.

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