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Zeiss Victory SF 10×42

So, one of the questions I get the most is, “What bino’s and/or spotter should I get?” Well there are a lot of great choices out there and it seems that each top-end manufacturer has their benefits. This year while at the...


Reloading: Where Do I Start?

Have you ever wanted to get into reloading but just weren’t sure where to start? Press play on the video below for some great tips from the Eastmans’ Gear Lab on where to start when it is time to learn how to reload!



Eastmans’ Gear Lab- Backcountry Stoves

Welcome to the new Eastmans’ Gear Lab! Every issue(EHJ and EBJ) we will review three similar crossover products. Crossover products are pieces of gear that most hunters use but don’t come from hunting based manufact...


Hardcore Field Test – Yeti Coolers

Yeti Coolers: We have been getting a ton of questions about Yeti Coolers since we partnered with them for our Facebook gear giveaway. We started in May of 2012 with our “25 Years of Gear” giveaway and it finished in October...



Product Review: Zeiss 10×45 RF Binoculars

Less is more – right? The fewer items we carry with us up on the mountain while still allowing us to get the job done, the better. A number of years ago, range-finding binoculars entered our world and seemed too good to be tr...


GEAR REVIEW: Zeiss Terra ED 10X42 Binoculars

The name Zeiss is synonymous with worldwide quality optics. Zeiss continues to lead the outdoors optics industry with their proven line of HT optics that boast 95% light transmission – a first in outdoors optics. With thi...



How does drought affect antler growth and integrity?

Drought has a huge impact on antler growth and integrity. Not only will overall development be hindered, but also the density of the bone is diminished. This means antlers will break more easily when the rut is in full swing. I...


2012 EHJ Hunt Winner Success

Last February, Jason Kiiskila from Kent, Washington found out that he won the 2012 Eastmans’ EHJ mule deer hunt in Montana. For Jason, this was a very special hunt as this would be his first opportunity to take a mule deer. J...



And the EBJ Hunt Winner Is…

Dan Miller, 68, from Nehawka, NE, saw the blinking light on his answering machine upon returning home from out of town late Tuesday evening, September 4. The unexpected message from Ike Eastman informed him that he was the 2012...


25 Years…How this helps advertisers/subscribers

Eastmans’ Hunting Journal is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. It has been a long road and we have seen a ton of companies grow along with us and a few that were not so lucky – this industry can be tough at ti...