Elk From Above

Elk wallow

Often overlooked, a treestand over an elk hot spot may help you punch your tag this fall. In today’s digital world, it is easy to find information on elk hunting tactics. “Online experts” cover tactics like calling and decoying; the internet is saturated with information on these popular subjects. However, one elk hunting tactic that […]

Spartan Precision Equipment Gear Review

I have always had a love/hate relationship with bipods and shooting sticks. When the conditions are right, I have always preferred to be laid down prone, with my rifle rested solidly over my backpack. However, there are those times when laying prove isn’t an option and having the ability to sit up and still have […]

2021 Editors’ Choice | Top Lightweight Knives

Whether you hunt whitetail in the Midwest or elk across the Rocky Mountains, you will need a knife to field-dress, skin, or cape, a harvested animal at some point. In fact, every hunter needs a knife. A recent trend in knives is a super-lightweight design. Several manufacturers are making “skeleton” knives that are sub 3.0 […]

5 Hunting Tips for the First Time Western Hunter

Elk Hunting

While most eastern hunters dream of hunting a big-racked elk, it’s best pursued once you have gotten your feet wet on other western hunts. In other words, most successful western hunts won’t begin with elk. That will come later once you have developed the much-needed skills and experience. Elk hunting can be brutal. Once you […]

2021 Editors’ Choice Top Bows

Are you thinking about buying a new bow this year? Don’t hesitate, bow season is right around the corner, at least in most western states. Putting a new bow in your hands now and practicing over the summer will ensure proficiency when opening day arrives. There are several great bows on the market from a […]

9 Signs a Guided Hunt Is Right for You

Few things in life are as thrilling and memorable as hunting for game. Whether you’re in it for the meat, trophy, or sport, game hunting provides an experience that you won’t likely forget for the rest of your life. When going on a hunt, you typically face two choices: a DIY hunt where you do […]

Maven RS.5 Riflescope

Maven RS.5 Riflescope Maven RS.5 Riflescope From Maven: “With the RS.5 we combined all the top-end features of our other RS Series optics into a second-focal plane scope capable of serving long-range hunters,” said Brendon Weaver, Co-founder and Head of Design and Marketing for Maven “It’s a great addition to the RS lineup that now offers something for nearly every style […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021

This Coues whitetail scores right at 100", which is a great Coues trophy.

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021 Father’s Day is right around the corner, June 20th to be exact. Don’t wait to get Dad a great gift. If you need a little help with gift ideas, we have a few suggestions that follow. MT Elk Icon T-shirt Use code “dad” for 10% […]

Spring Bears, Be Aware

A bear on the bait

Spring Bears, Be Aware | Thomas Grill Spring Bears, Be Aware By Thomas Grill [perfectpullquote align=”left” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]With each step, I cautiously looked over my boots and pants for ticks.[/perfectpullquote] I had packed my bear barrel, gear, bait, and tools miles in all uphill, in hopes of making an offer the […]

Update: Montana F&W Commission Rule on Urine Based Scents

Responsible Hunting Scent Association Supports Montana F&W Commission Rule on Urine Based Scents

Update: Montana F&W Commission Rule on Urine Based Scents Update: Montana F&W Commission Rule on Urine Based Scents Responsible Hunting Scent Association Supports Montana F&W Commission Rule on Urine Based Scents Encourages Montana Hunters to Support Final Passage The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission has drafted rules that implement and clarify Montana Code 87-6-221 that […]

Hawk Releases ‘Office’ Box Blind – New for 2021

Hawk Releases ‘Office’ Box Blind - New for 2021

Hawk Releases ‘Office’ Box Blind – New for 2021 Hawk Releases ‘Office’ Box Blind – New for 2021 The brand new Hawk ‘Office’ box blind provides comfort and reliability to hunters as a superior box blind. With insulated interior and exterior steel surfaces as well as an insulated powder coated steel floor, the ‘Office’ is […]

Muddy Offers Merge Wireless Camera for 2021

Muddy Offers Merge Wireless Camera for 2021

Muddy Offers Merge Wireless Camera for 2021 Muddy Offers Merge Wireless Camera for 2021 Clearer Images and Faster Trigger Speed Muddy Outdoors is home to the highest quality of products for serious hunters. From tree stands, trail cameras, box blinds, and safety harnesses, to all kinds of great hunting accessories, Muddy pushes the limits of hunting with […]

Kansas Bruiser

Kansas Bruiser I saw this buck in a distant winter wheat field early one morning. I made a few grunt call to no avail. However, later that morning, the buck appeared right underneath the tree I was sitting in. Apparently, the buck had tended his doe and was now looking for a fight. I made […]

2021 Editors’ Choice Off-Road Tires

In a discussion about gear, tires might not seem like a top priority for most hunters. However, if you put some thought to it, tires are the one gear item that gets all of the other gear where it’s going. Additionally, these same tires are likely hauling your other treasures — family and friends, and […]

Hunters Specialties Turkey Calls

Hunters Specialties Reveals New Turkey Calls

Hunters Specialties Reveals New Turkey Calls Hunters Specialties Turkey Calls Hunters Specialties, a leader in scent control products, game calls, attractants, and more, are thrilled to have partnered with the Drury Outdoors team to launch a new line of turkey calls for 2021. The Push Button Yelper is a one-hand operated call that creates the […]

Hunter’s Specialties Drury Turkey Locator Calls

Hunter’s Specialties Introduces New Drury Turkey Locator Calls

Hunter’s Specialties Introduces New Drury Turkey Locator Calls Hunter’s Specialties Drury Turkey Locator Calls Hunters Specialties, an industry leader in scent control products, game calls, attractants, and more, proudly introduces two new turkey locator calls that were developed with their friends at Drury Outdoors! The DOD Howler will locate coyotes as well as make coyotes […]

Cold Steel Double Safe Hunter Folding Knives

Cold Steel Double Safe Hunter Folding Knives

Cold Steel Releases Double Safe Hunter Folding Knives Cold Steel Double Safe Hunter Folding Knives  Cold Steel, manufacturer and innovator of purpose-built knives and blade tools for everyday carry, tactical, and hunting applications, expands its Double Safe Hunter line of folding lockbacks with three available colors—camo, orange, and green. Experienced hunters favor compact lockbacks for […]

Dryshod’s Southland Men’s Hunting Boot

Gear Up for the Hunt with Dryshod’s Southland Men’s Hunting Boot Dryshod’s Southland Men’s Hunting Boot Dryshod, pioneers in high-performance hunting footwear, has launched their Southland Men’s Hunting Boot. The Southland incorporates many design details and advanced technologies that make it a leading all-terrain waterproof boot for demanding hunters. Crafted with the utmost quality, these […]

Turkey Hunting: Success Happens Inside the Bubble

Turkey Hunting: Success Happens Inside the Bubble | Heath Wood Turkey Hunting: Success Happens Inside the Bubble Calling is important, but a proper setup is key! By Heath Wood [perfectpullquote align=”left” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]I’ve learned the importance of being in the right place at the right time when setting up on gobbler.[/perfectpullquote] […]

Benchmade 15500 Meatcrafter Knife

Benchmade 15500 Meatcrafter Knife

Benchmade 15500 Meatcrafter Knife Benchmade 15500 Meatcrafter Knife From Benchmade When your adventures afield transition to the kitchen, the right cutting tool will make all the difference. The new 15500 Meatcrafter is a hybrid hunting fixed blade with a fine, smooth edge to trim, debone, or slice your preferred cuts of meat. Featuring Benchmade’s new SelectEdge technology, the 28 […]