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Cool Hand Luke

For those of us that make bowhunting a lifestyle, preparation for next season begins the day after archery season ends. For others, it might be a casual hobby or maybe you’re a weekend warrior. There’s nothing wrong with an...


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The Fatal Fours- Full Article From EBJ

The era of the four-blade broadhead is here. It’s been over a decade in the making but they have begun to really gain popularity, especially in recent years. Why? The answer is simple. More total cutting area, designs bui...



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The Stone Glacier Sky 5900

Stone Glacier has become a household name in the backpack hunting world thanks to light weights, comfortable load carrying ability and a minimalist approach to pack bags. Dan Pickar was able to put the new Sky 5900 on the new N...


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Beyond The Grid: Wyoming Trophy Antelope Buck

Dan Pickar joins his long time friend and mentor Mike Crenshaw on a central Wyoming antelope hunt. Rekindling their friendship and harvesting a trophy! Sit down, press play and give the latest episode of Beyond The Grid a watch...



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Double Down Montana Whitetails!

A dealer’s choice public land deer hunt shared with lifelong friends and even better hunting partners! After five full days of adversity and effort mountain biking into secluded rutting buck honey holes, two trophy whitet...


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The New 2017 Mathews Halon 32

The latest compound bow from Mathews is the Halon 32. Eastmans’ staffer Dan Pickar shares his first impressions of the bow and runs a quick chronograph test. Press play and SUBSCRIBE HERE to read the full review in the Ja...



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Wyoming Highcountry Giant!

Bowhunter and Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal associate editor Dan Pickar heads to the legendary western Wyoming high country on a solo archery hunt for trophy mule deer. Pickar is surprised by the size of a buck of a lifeti...


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Hauling Your Toys: Shock Strap Review

Hunter Dan Pickar reviews the Shock Strap line-up of flexible ratchet straps for hauling ATVs, motorcycles and heavy equipment. Getting your gear to the trailhead safely is a great way to start any hunt, and Shock Straps are th...



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The Gutless Method: Deboning the Hind Quarter

Hunters can save themselves weight and mess using the gutless method to pack meat back to the trailhead after harvesting an animal. Bowhunter Dan Pickar demonstrates how to remove the bones from an elk hind quarter to make the...


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Hunting Broadheads: Slick Trick

Bowhunter Dan Pickar puts the Slick Trick standard hunting broadhead to the test against a beef cow bone. The results are impressive! This four-blade hunting broadhead demonstrates it’s durability. Check out Pickar’...