Archive for 2018

Credit Where Credit Is Due!

There’s no question, hunters are the true conservationists in this country, on this continent and on this planet for that matter. Sometimes the credit and accolades for major conservation efforts are not properly directed to ...


The New Yeti Silo

Western big game hunter and soccer dad Ike Eastman shares his thoughts on the new six gallon water cooler from YETI. The YETI Silo is designed to keep pouring no matter how many times it’s spout has been rattled, bumped o...



Wild Game Sausage Preparation

Big game hunters Ike Eastman and Todd Helms join forces to make homemade breakfast sausage. This DIY game meat sausage recipe is quick and easy using a Hi Mountain Seasonings blend. Helms shares his tips and tricks to ensure th...


Wyoming Mule Deer Under Fire?

Here We Go Again – Oil & Gas Leases in Western Wyoming’s Legendary Hoback Mule Deer Migration I believe Albert Einstein is credited with the expression, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and...



OTC Elk Tag Success!

It is the time of year when special draw elk permit results are coming out, and applicants have low chances at a tag. Nevertheless, every year I find myself thinking that I will defy the odds. However, with most of the draws no...


Colorado App Explosion: Part Two

  Rocky Mtn. sheep and goat licenses in Colorado exploded this year, 279% and 467%, creating an enormous logjam of new license seekers that will make it far more difficult to draw a license for Rockies or goats in Colorado...



Balleck Backcountry Cleaning Kit Giveaway!

Want a chance to win a back-country cleaning kit for you or your significant other? Balleck has put together this kit to help get the stench off for the long drive home to help you or to help stay comfortable on the extended tr...


Black’s Creek Guide Gear Pack Giveaway!

Win a 3,000 cubic inch Alternative pack your choice of Talon or Grip frame and your choice of color and fabric valued at over $595.00 from Black’s Creek Guide Gear!  Sign up below and make sure you follow Black’s ...



Idaho’s Best Mule Deer Units

The past decade or so Idaho has slumped off a bit regarding overall trophy quality and record book entries. However, this seems to be trending up, as Idaho is now back in the #2 slot with a whopping 284 book entries since 2000,...


Idaho’s Best Antelope Units

Idaho has a good list of pronghorn hunt opportunities that allow for a great pursuit and likely harvest if you draw a permit. Harvest success is quite high for rifle hunters, muzzleloader drops a bit and archery is at the botto...