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Giant WY Non-Typical Buck – Lost & Found

Update on the Cheater Buck that died outside of Jackson Hole. A few months ago on FB, I posted rutting photos of a 28-point non-typical buck in Jackson, Wyoming that I filmed in November. Then on January 10th of this year, I p...


What makes a 180" mule deer?

Back in the 60s and 70s, I spent the early winter months with my left eye plugged into a spotting scope watching mule deer bucks. It was in those years that I came up with a system to judge the rack size of a buck in the field....



Winters Meat

Above the house 1966 at the age of 17 slinging a cow elk on saddle horses, which my younger brother harvested. Teenager hunting adventures while growing up in Jackson Hole Wyoming the house is within horseback ride of the head ...


Through Mike Eastman’s Lens – The Sheep Rut

By the end of October 2012, I found myself heading to the special rutting grounds to film and photograph the mule deer and bighorn sheep courtships. I have been doing this trip every year since the 60s when I would film for my ...



Havalon Piranta Torch

One important element to a good hunting product is the willingness of the manufacturer to listen to the consumer and make improvements from time to time. Piranta knives are designed for dressing and caping, not for cutting thro...


How Far Backpacks Have Come

Hey Folks! I have been working on the backpacking chapter of my new book. Here is the first generation frame pack my dad used in Alaska in 1957. He’s using it to pack out a sheep. I have a set of photos of packs from 1957-201...



New Mule Deer Book Photos

Holy Velvet Antlers! Which set goes with which buck? I was out taking photos yesterday of bucks that travel from public to private land for the new book. In the book I have a section on tactics for hunting these travelers. &nbs...


New Pictograph I Found In Wyoming

                                                     



Mule Deer Buck Spread