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Montana Grizzly Bear Attack

As the spring season progresses and hibernation comes to an end, there is always the unplanned risk of encountering a bear in the field. Amber Kornak was unfortunately an example of this experience and was mauled by a grizzly b...


Colorado Application Explosion

Please Welcome All Your New Friends The Colorado numbers are out. In 2018, applications for sheep and goat are way, way up and your future draw odds will drop dramatically for bighorn sheep and goats. If you applied for Colorad...



Step 2-The MRS: Using Your Tools

  Step 2 For The Trophy Of A Lifetime – The MRS: Using Your Tools The first step in getting started hunting the West is a subscription to Eastmans’ Hunting Journal and or Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal. This enable...


Step 1- For Your Trophy Of A Lifetime

  Step 1 – For Your Trophy of a Lifetime Getting started in hunting western big game can be a daunting process and is certainly one where breaking it down into manageable parts, much like breaking down an elk in the ...



Poaching Restitution: Is It Enough?

Do Convicted Poachers Pay Enough to Deter Others? All of us get frustrated when we hear about poachers violating the public trust and illegally taking the wildlife that we pay to see flourish and that every citizen has the righ...


2018 Wyoming Winter Range Report

Photo taken by Mike Eastman After a very rough winter last year- it will go down in history as one of the toughest winters in nearly half a century, this winter has come as some welcome relief for our wildlife and big game herd...



The Zeiss Conquest V4 Rifle Scope

Guy Eastman reviews the new release from Zeiss optics, the Conquest V4 rifle scope. With an updated 33 mm tube to maximize light transmission, this could be the ultimate hunting rifle scope. Its functional zoom and focus rings ...


Eastmans’ – The Story of Us

Our story begins with our grandfather Gordon Eastman and his adventure films that started in the 1950’s and showcased the wildlife of the North, the country they lived in and the grit it took to hunt them. From there, his son...



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...


How To Submit Your Story: Part 3, The Written Word

Tips For Writing A Great Story So you have some great pictures of  your trophy and it is now time to sit down and put words to the story. Here are some tips that will help you get the fingers moving on the keyboard and put tog...