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2012 EHJ Hunt Winner Success

Last February, Jason Kiiskila from Kent, Washington found out that he won the 2012 Eastmans’ EHJ mule deer hunt in Montana. For Jason, this was a very special hunt as this would be his first opportunity to take a mule deer. Jason wanted to do his best to be in …

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Havalon Piranta Torch

One important element to a good hunting product is the willingness of the manufacturer to listen to the consumer and make improvements from time to time. Piranta knives are designed for dressing and caping, not for cutting through bone. Many hunters using the Piranta knife would contact bone or cartilage …

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How Far Backpacks Have Come

Hey Folks! I have been working on the backpacking chapter of my new book. Here is the first generation frame pack my dad used in Alaska in 1957. He’s using it to pack out a sheep. I have a set of photos of packs from 1957-2011 and they’re all really …

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And the EBJ Hunt Winner Is…

Dan Miller, 68, from Nehawka, NE, saw the blinking light on his answering machine upon returning home from out of town late Tuesday evening, September 4. The unexpected message from Ike Eastman informed him that he was the 2012 Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal’s Fourth Annual Hunt Winner. Not knowing if the …

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New Mule Deer Book Photos

Holy Velvet Antlers! Which set goes with which buck? I was out taking photos yesterday of bucks that travel from public to private land for the new book. In the book I have a section on tactics for hunting these travelers.                   …

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