Draws, Points and Creep

Draws, Points and Creep

September 25, 2017 Draws, Points and Creep – What does it all mean? An unfortunate reality of deciding to hunt out west DIY is that you are going to spend a lot of Read More
TRIAL BY FIRE – SOLO ELK HUNTING PART TWO

TRIAL BY FIRE – SOLO ELK HUNTING PART TWO

February 13, 2017 Hunt Recap The trip started off driving from Illinois and I stopped to teal hunt with my dad in Missouri on September 10th which was technically opening day of CO Read More
CZ-USA​ 628 Field Select

CZ-USA​ 628 Field Select

February 7, 2017 The CZ-USA​ 628 Field Select is a lightweight, affordable and well featured small-bore shotgun perfect for clays, small game and upland hunting. Check out our hands on in-the-field review of Read More
Trial by Fire – Solo Elk Hunting Part One

Trial by Fire – Solo Elk Hunting Part One

February 7, 2017 Trial by Fire This hunt really just sort of happened by chance, and by chance I mean I never really gave up the idea that I’d hunt elk in 2016. Read More
Wyoming DIY Public Land Antelope Hunt 2.0

Wyoming DIY Public Land Antelope Hunt 2.0

February 16, 2016 This year we returned to familiar ground to hunt pronghorn. While we were ultimately successful, it wasn’t without a few challenges along the way. Read More
Nebraska Mulies: Lessons in Desolation

Nebraska Mulies: Lessons in Desolation

February 16, 2016 We don’t choose boring hunts, we don’t get comfortable and we are certainly not the norm. I knew this hunt was going to tell us a lot about where we Read More
What We Know About the Illinois Deer Lottery- Site Specific Permits

What We Know About the Illinois Deer Lottery- Site Specific Permits

December 7, 2015 Let’s face it, Illinois was never going to be very good at providing an efficient or even reasonable lottery system.  Public land opportunities are some of the worst in the Read More
The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game Book Review

The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game Book Review

November 4, 2015 If you’ve got 30+ years of hunting experience and are an old codger set in your ways, then The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game by Steven Rinella Read More
Exo Mountain Gear 3500 Pack Review

Exo Mountain Gear 3500 Pack Review

October 22, 2015 If you’re considering the Exo Mountain Gear 3500 or 5500  you’re probably a western big game hunter and not afraid of traveling off the beaten path to put some distance Read More
Sitka Whitetail Tool Bucket Review

Sitka Whitetail Tool Bucket Review

October 20, 2015 Packs are by far and away the biggest divide between eastern and western hunters beside deciding whether a buck is a 4 point or 8 point.  Western hunters live or Read More