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Airbows In Arizona?

Arizona Airbows – Yay or Nay? Just recently the Arizona Game and Fish Department set to reexamining rules, wording and definitions across a broad spectrum of topics but one that caught our eye was the proposed amendment t...


You NEED the MRS, here’s how to get it!

The Member’s Research Section, in the back of every subscriber issue of Eastmans’ Hunting Journals or available digitally, breaks down 11 western states by explaining their draw processes, big game units, trends, tag alloca...



Arizona MRS Correction

“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” John Wooden In the spirit of “doing” we sometimes run before we walk and therefore stumble and ...


The 6mm Creedmoor From Hornady

Every now and then a new cartridge comes along that turns my head and gets me itching to shoot it. There is no secret, I’ve never been a .243 Winchester fan, always preferring the much hotter 6mm Remington. However, with the ...



The 2017 Eastmans’ MRS Annual

What is the number one factor regarding successful western big game hunting? Whether we like it or not it is often the results of our tag applications. Now, I’m not saying that being up to snuff on fieldcraft, understanding b...


Democracy In The West: Grizzly bear Management

As I walked into the Holiday Inn in Cody, Wyoming Thursday night of November 30th I could feel a buzz in the air. That buzz was coming from the nervous energy that permeated the building from the lobby to the large conference r...



The Huntstand App Review

From East To West – Todd Helms Most of my hunting out West is night and day different from what I did back in Michigan. Spot and stalk, calling setups, still hunting, none of these methods have anything in common with whi...


The Vortex Viper HS LR- Rifle Scope Review

A rifle scope is tested at the range and proves its worth in the field. The Vortex Viper HS LR scope has the ability to reach out and touch the targets 1000 yards out at the range, and with that comes the confidence to harvest ...



The Vortex Viper HS LR 6-24x50mm Rifle Scope

Last summer and fall I was sent a rifle and scope to test and review for Eastmans’ largest gun/scope review to date. The Vortex Viper HS LR 6-24x50mm was the scope that came with my MK-V .240 Weatherby for testing. While it m...