Archive for 2014
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The New Sportsman’ Warehouse.com

As you all know, Sportsman’s Warehouse is one of our Primary Sponsors here at Eastmans’. We are firm believers that you’re only as good as the people you surround yourself with, and that’s why we continu...



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Wyoming DIY Antelope Hunt

Well, I finished up my 2010 hunting season with a DIY, hunt for antelope in unit 72 of central Wyoming. The last two years I’ve picked it up as a second choice tag. Three years ago, the unit had a lot of antelope along with s...


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Nikon ED 50

Hey folks, I’m back after several months of not checking in – not good for the ol’ Blog, but I had problems with my new metal knee and the recovery wasn’t going as planned. I also didn’t have too much to talk abou...



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Fall is on the WAY!!!

Fall is almost here. With that it’s time to start getting your equipment and gear squared away. With the help of the good folks over at Lathrop and Sons (www.lathropandsons.com) Nate and I devised some boot tips to help o...


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Jack and I go scouting for Blackie

  It’s several weeks before the black bear rifle season opens up here. Jack, my grandson, and I went on a little scouting trip to see if we could locate Blackie the black burin I’ve been hunting the last three spri...



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Iron Knee Mike

The last blog I did was just before going steelhead fishing in Idaho. Did OK, the biggest I landed was a 37-inch, native hen swinging a black leach fly. She put up quite a fight and made the trip. Shortly after getting home I c...


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Lightweight Knives, Heavy Work

The older I get the more important it becomes to have lightweight equipment that can do the job in the backcountry. I guess as age catches up, your pack weight becomes more of an issue, so I found myself searching for innovativ...



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Grizzly Size Feet

After 55 years of hunting both by foot and horse I have covered many rugged miles. Packing out of the high country with 100 pound plus packs over rugged granite mountain ranges didn’t help. Lets face it I have had a rugged an...


Mike, Nate and I returned to the Billings airport late one night to find my truck like this.

Live Events

Live Event Season: Hotel rooms, fast food, convenience store snacks and almost 100,000 miles each year of the worst roads possible. We here at Eastmans’ have some of the best western highway drivers. We have, knock on wood, t...