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Collecting Grizzly Claws

“What are you doing here then?” “I hunt griz…” “Griz?” “Grizzly bears, pilgrim!  I collect the claws.”   This direct quote from the popular movie Jeremiah Johnson was supposed to take place in the 1800s. Back then you could hunt grizzly bears and collect the claws if you wanted to. …

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E-Bikes | (Rambo & Bakcou)

Electric-assist bicycles are growing and growing in popularity. In 2019, our crew spent a lot of time on a Rambo bike and a Bakcou bike (pronounced backoo, formerly called Backcountry eBikes) on our spring hunts and fall hunts. My son and I put on 40 miles on each of these …

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CWD Histeria

This article cracked me up after I read it. The first thing asked about low hunter and harvest numbers in Montana from the fall of 2019 was if it was due to CWD. I commend the Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks officials for not knee-jerking their conclusion and comment on …

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Removing Hide

Learn how to debone the meat from your next big game animal without field dressing. Public land hunter Brandon Mason breaks down step by step how to remove the meat from a bull elk. Front quarters, hind quarters, neck meat, backstops and tenderloins are all removed and the guts are …

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RazorMax vs. RazorBlaze

This fall I was able to put Outdoor Edge’s first fixed-blade replaceable-blade knife through the ringer on big game. For years, we have been using the Outdoor Edge replaceable-blade folding knives. You’ve probably also seen the various knives from Outdoor Edge in this replaceable-blade folding knife family in our subscription …

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