Gear

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...


Gear List: 2017 Deer Hunt

This year on my Wyoming highcountry mule deer hunt I had everything thrown at me. From terrain to weather; I battled through mud, snow, rain, sleet; scrambled across scree slides, slipped through dark timber, and ground up shee...



CanCooker: From Cattle Drive to Kitchen

Seth McGinn’s CanCooker is the simplest, healthiest, and most convenient cooking system available. CanCooker takes the cattle drive tradition of cooking in a cream can and updates it for today’s busy lifestyle.  Pack t...


Organized Chaos: Taming Your Truck Bed

  One of the bigger challenges coming into hunting season is dialing in your truck to carry all of your bags, packs, guns/bows, tents, kitchen kits, etc which can easily become an overwhelming exercise in organization. Thi...



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 ...


Unsung Heroes: Skeleton Optics

Use promo code eastmans2017  Sunglasses are often the unspoken heroes of our backcountry hunts. High quality optics protecting our eyes from the beating the high country puts us through can literally save a hunt. Headaches fro...



The Sitka Ascent Series

Sitka Gear and innovation go hand in hand. Last season, I was fortunate to be able to test the new Ascent series in the Subalpine pattern that has already proven successful based on the story submissions we have seen already. I...


Load it and Love it

Load it and Love it Capable TX 17 is the workhorse of Tenzing’s all-new, affordable line of TX Series hunting packs Hunting packs lead a tough life.  They’re overstuffed, overloaded and dragged through some of the worst co...



Eberlestock Batwing Pouch Review

Eberlestock packs have served me well in the past and will continue to do so into the future. With longevity and versatility in mind, I have become a fan of the F1 Mainframe for a variety of reasons, and when partnered with the...


Primos Timberline Elk Call

The Primos Timberline elk call is a well constructed cow call with a classy look. The hardwood barrel gives you pure sounding elk calls, from a lost calf to cow mews. The closed reed style keeps your reed clean and calls quiet ...