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The Predator Death Spiral…

We’re continuing to see an alarming trend in Western wildlife management. I am calling it the “Predator Death Spiral.” The underlying cause of this phenomena is when a wildlife agency attempts to hide or ̶...


Mule deer downgrades to come in 2012

The evidence that the Northern Rocky Mountain mule deer herd is in a tailspin keeps piling up. The deer herds in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana have had a very rough go at it as of the past few years, however the winter of 2010-201...



Moon Phases and Cold Fronts

Here we go again!!! Sitting in my office watching the computer screen on Weather.com anxiously waiting for the go ahead to hit the hills after big Wyoming bulls. It’s just unfortunate that the full moon this year falls ri...


5-Tips for Setting up a DIY Trophy Hunt

1.) Set Aside Enough Time- I always make sure to set aside the proper amount of time to hunt an area effectively. Some factors that go into this decision are of course the length of the season, the specie you are hunting and yo...



Time for Bear-1st Hunt of 2011.

For those of us who DON’T turkey hunt, a good spring bear hunt is about as good as it gets to get the cabin fever and the dust knocked off the old bow or rifle. Although, I do have to say I’m just going to miss all ...


The Icebreaker

I finally found what I have been searching for the past two years for. I just wish it was made by a hunting company. But there is hope…more on that later. As a firm believer in wool base layers I have been searching high ...



Necessary???…

Is a wrist top computer watch a necessary item for the backcountry hunter? The truth…probably not. But it sure is nice to have one. After all, none of us died before the advent of this little piece of technology. When you...


MRS Correction

We had a small hick-up in the antelope chart in the MRS section for Wyoming. The season dates for the “blue” chip units are incorrect. The corrected chart is below. Sorry for the inconvenience. Let me know if you ha...



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...