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November 4, 2020
Pro Tip: Photographing Your Hunt

Pro Tip: Photographing Your Hunt

Capturing your hunt has become more popular thanks to outlets like Instagram, YouTube, and the overall need for outdoor content from top-shelf brands. With the ever-growing number of hunters bringing a camera to the woods, I wanted to share a few things I have found that make my work not only look better, but also makes my workflow more efficient.

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: Beginning Elk Hunting Tips to Make Your First Shot Count

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: Beginning Elk Hunting Tips to Make Your First Shot Count

When a hunter heads out to the prairie or peaks in search of Wapiti, proficiency with their tools should be the last thing on their mind. Proficiency begins at home long before one’s tags arrive in the mail. Seek out a friend, colleague, or mentor who’s experience exceeds your own to help prepare you for your time in the field as I did with Rick Hutton.

October 29, 2020
How to Properly Mount a Riflescope

How to Properly Mount a Riflescope

Mounting a riflescope may seem like a daunting and overly technical task, not to mention how integral a proper mount is to shooting accurate and ethical shots in the field. But with the right tools and a little patience, you can ensure your optic is mounted properly, right at home, providing season-after-season of performance.

October 12, 2020
Everything you need to know about calling in a tracking dog to recover wounded game

Everything you need to know about calling in a tracking dog to recover wounded game

If you’re reading this, you might already have an animal down in the field, and you’re wondering how to pick up a blood trail that seemed to vaporize into thin air. Or, like most hunters, you know that horrible feeling in the pit of your stomach when you know you’ve hit an animal, and you can’t seem to track it down. Either way, there’s one thing you can do: Call in the dogs.

October 12, 2020
Pro Tip with Remi Warren - The Splash Call for Elk Hunting

Pro Tip with Remi Warren - The Splash Call for Elk Hunting

As hunters, we’re always looking for that extra edge, or bit of information to help us find success in the field. Heck, that’s half the fun. Add this off-the-wall tactic courtesy of Remi Warren to your elk hunting repertoire and you may be rewarded with a big bull right in your lap.

Pro Tip: Spot and Stalk Bow Hunting

Pro Tip: Spot and Stalk Bow Hunting

Spot and stalk deer hunting can be very tedious and often a tough task to pull off. There are a few tips and tricks I would like to share that have helped me with success in getting into range.

September 2, 2020
Thinking About Going Lead Free this Season?

Thinking About Going Lead Free this Season?

With hunting season right around the corner, one thing a lot of hunters are looking into is monolithic-style bullets. (Bullets that do not include a jacket.) Some states restrict certain types of ammunition because of lead contamination, and there’s some research we’ll get into that shows lead can contaminate your meat.

By Erik Barber
August 31, 2020
Your Guide to a DIY, Bowhunting Adventure

Your Guide to a DIY, Bowhunting Adventure

Wide-open vistas and whiffs of sage and ponderosa pine inspire bowhunters to flock westward each fall for adventures on rolling prairies and remote mountains. After months of dissecting your gear list and studying maps, you watch in awe as the sun sprawls across a landscape that’s entirely new to you.

By Erik Barber
August 4, 2020
Archery 101 Part Two

Archery 101 Part Two

Positive habits yield positive results. That basic concept holds true in much of life, including archery. You probably won’t become a great archer overnight, but if you focus on perfecting your habits, your skills will continually grow.

By Erik Barber
July 31, 2020
Archery 101 - Part One

Archery 101 - Part One

Less hunting pressure and longer season dates are just a few reasons why bowhunting is growing in popularity.