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Preparation & Planning

Blister Prevention Made Simple

The importance of taking care of our feet in the field is no secret, yet we’ve all been there at one point or another, blocking out the unblockable pain of a blister.

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Preparation & Planning

One Foot at a Time

My most miserable backcountry hunts haven’t been caused by bad weather or heavy packs; nope, they almost all involved blisters on my feet.

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Preparation & Planning

Three Steps To Making Better Shots On Game

While there are many things I have done to improve myself as an archer and hunter, these are the three steps I feel made the biggest difference.

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In Field Tactics

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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Preparation & Planning

It's Worth Carrying

I often hear the excuses made by hunters who make the conscious decision not to carry a sidearm to defend […]

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In Field Tactics

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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In Field Tactics

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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In Field Tactics

The Art of Elk War

For as long as man has been on this planet, we have engaged in war. Whether with sharp sticks or […]

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Preparation & Planning

What You Should Carry in Your Hunting Pack & Why

The difference between a comfortable and uncomfortable hunt can depend on what items you have in your pack.

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Preparation & Planning

Wilderness Survival Rules and Tenets

Steve Opat lives a life centered around surviving in the wilderness, so be prepared and read his rules and tenets of survival.

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In Field Tactics

Mountain Lion Hunting - How, Why, When, and Where

Mountain lions are the most elusive species in North America, and only hounds can help better research and management

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In Field Tactics

Early Season Mule Deer Hunting Tactics

Follow these early season mule deer tactics to help maximize your glassing and hunting time in the field.

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