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The Hornady ELD-X Precision Hunter Bullets

Three generations of hunters put Hornady’s new ELD-X bullet and Precision Hunter ammo to the test on western big game. Ike Eastman and Dan Turvey Jr. share the logic behind a mid-fall switch from a custom ELD-X load to of...


Hunting is…Activism?

When I hear the word activism I usually cringe. Like many of you I picture someone who has probably been labeled a hippie of sorts by most of middle America. They are usually touting some cause, likely one I don’t agree with....



Mauled By a Grizzly Bear…Twice!

On Sunday evening social media blew up when Eastmans’ contributing author, Todd Orr posted a video on Facebook of the aftermath of his encounter with a sow grizzly bear and her two cubs. See the video below: For more great co...


Smart Safe Technology From Liberty Safe

Monitor your home safe with the newest innovation from Liberty Safe, the Safelert, a digital insurance system. Ike Eastman puts the product to the test on his home safe. After a simple install, Safelert will connect with your s...



OCD Packing- The Ounce Counting Document

If you have spent any amount of time reading either Eastmans’ Hunting or Bowhunting Journals, I am sure you are aware that we get a kick out of our time in the backcountry. When we have tags in our pockets for a backcountry h...


Archery Hunting Speed Goats : Exclusive Hunt!

Lost arrow, runaway speed goat… Out in Wyoming to chase rutting pronghorn antelope bucks! Ike Eastman was put to the test on this hunt. After a few close calls and blown stalks – see what happens with Ike in Wyomi...



Antelope Horn Growth “An American Original”

For more great content SUBSCRIBE to Eastmans’ Hunting Journals Here. Opportunity is the name of the game out West and there’s no better critter for that than the pronghorn. With high populations, long seasons and plenty...


The Yeti Rambler Series

YETI Rambler stainless steel drink mugs are insulated by a double-wall vacuum to keep drinks hot or cold for hours. Ike Eastman shares his personal trauma after losing his favorite rambler. It’s easy to get attached to th...



Zeiss Optics Cleaning Kits

Years ago Mike Eastman made the case in Hunting High Country Mule Deer for buying the best optics you can afford and it made sense. You can’t hunt what you can’t see! Most of us are very protective of the high end g...


The New Hornady ELD-X Ammunition!

Hornady recently came out with their newest line of ammunition and bullets. The ELD-X series is a game changer that employed Doppler Radar and new tip materials to come up with consistent results all the time. But what does tha...