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New Mexico Bull Elk Hunt!

Archery elk season is just around the corner. My Halon is dialed in and the itch for a great elk hunt is starting to really drive me nuts. The good news is that there are a few lined up that based on conditions are shaping up v...


The Eastmans’ Hunting Journals 13th Issue

If you are reading this it means that you are getting ready for hunting season, and like me, you are counting down the days until the season opens. For bowhunters in a few states, arrows have already started to fly. This year w...



How To Preserve Antler Velvet!

Don’t let your big game trophy’s velvet go to waste! Every western hunter dreams of bringing home a buck with beautifully preserved velvet at some point in their hunting career. Guy Eastman breaks down the process t...


The Zamberlan 1014 Lynx and 980 Outfitter GTX RR

Finding the right pair of boots is just as important as every other critical piece of hunting gear. Guy Eastman shares his experience with two models of Zamberlan hunting boots. Selecting the best boot for your needs can make t...



What Happened in the 2016 WY Draw?

Hello, Colorado – you have company. The long and short of the situation is Colorado is not the only state experiencing the phenomena of “point creep.” The Wyoming deer draw has experienced massive amounts of point cre...


Pups Poached And Claimed Claws

If we want to have a case for keeping animals off of the endangered species list or getting them delisted, we have to win the battle of public opinion. The public opinion on hunting is largely indifferent. Except when stupid th...



Advanced Backcountry Camping- Tips and Tactics

It’s that time of year again, scouting season. With that comes the July/August issue of EBJ or as all of you know it, The Backcountry Issue. As I am writing this the designers are putting the final touches on the issue and we...


Top 7 Dangers In The Backcountry

The seven most common dangers headed your way in the backcountry and how to avoid them. In the Backcountry issue of EBJ (Jul/Aug 2016) we will explore the seven most common, deadly backcountry dangers, how to avoid them and wha...



Quick! Put That Buffalo In Your Trunk!

It has been one of the saddest and most entertaining opening months that I can remember as a Yellowstone area resident. This past month’s events had me laughing, angry and of course doubting the overall course of humanity wit...


Hilleberg Tents: Enan vs. Allak

Just like anything these days, if you want a high quality piece of gear, you are going to have to pay for it. There’s no question that Hilleberg makes some of the best tent rigs on the planet. It all starts with an innovative...