Archive for 2018

EHJ139, First-Look

Hard work, persistence and a little luck sprinkle the pages of this EHJ issue. The authors overcome home-threatening wildfires and experience sheer luck of the draw. Ride the roller coaster with them as elk, mule deer, sheep, a...


No Ground Skrinkage Today!

An early summer morning found me checking my draw status. I expected a nice refund check from the Wyoming Fish and Game, but much to my amazement “successful” graced my results. As it always does when you draw a coveted tag...



Mike’s Trophy Photo Set-up Secrets

Setting up a bull elk and hunter for photos is one of the hardest harvest photos to pull off. The secret to a quality trophy photo is all in where the viewer’s eye goes to first. So let’s talk about what setup would not onl...


Kryptek Gear Tip

 In EHJ’s Sheep Issue (April/May 2013 i136) we did a Hardcore Field Test on Kryptek’s line of clothing. In that article we mentioned the many layers that Kryptek offers and some that were coming out in 2013. The Poseidon r...



First Hunting Expedition into the McKenzie Mountains N.W.T. 1965

Landing with a hard jolt, the small, red Super Cub’s left front tire splits open from impacting a sharp, granite rock. Then, without notice, the small bush plane skids uncontrollably back and forth along the abandoned canal r...


HARDCORE Field Test: VORTEX Razor HD Binocular/Spotter

If you’ve been reading Eastmans’ for the past couple of years, odds are you’re familiar with Vortex optics. They’ve blasted onto the optics scene seemingly out of nowhere and have quietly been building a large following...



EBJ79 – First Look

EBJ79 – First Look With any luck you are reading this column in a hunting camp somewhere waiting for the bucks or bulls to get up and move again for the evening. Where does the time go? Here we are again at the start of anoth...


Hunting Elk in Grizzly Country

Some of the best trophy elk hunting is in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming where a large population of grizzlies roam. In some units you will find only a small population of grizzlies, and the chance of running into one is slim. Howe...



Horns, Hides and Glass Eyes

Roger Selner of the Eastmans’ Trophy Deer Tour brought us a sneak peek of the huge bucks that will be on tour next year throughout the western US. You have to see these bucks to believe them. The average score of the mule dee...


Wyoming Preference Points on Sale Now

If you didn’t apply for the Wyoming draw this year or you forgot to click the box to receive a preference point, all is not lost.You have until September 30th to buy a preference point for the 2014 big game draw. Wyoming ...