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CWD Vaccination in Elk

Recent news from a state game & fish agency shows the continued focus and research on the nefarious Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Researchers from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department, in partnership with University of Alberta, are potentially making headway on a vaccination for CWD.  While vaccinations for protein-based diseases …

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OnX Exaggerated 3D Maps

This Eastmans’ review features the new 3D Elevation Exaggeration tool inside the onX hunt desktop platform. It’s a powerful new tool that will make e-scouting even easier, especially in terrain with subtle elevation features. Brandon Mason breaks down how he uses the tool to his advantage on specific hunts.

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Ozonics HR500 – One Touch Scent Elimination!

The new Ozonics HR500 ozone generator makes scent elimination easier than ever before. In this review, Brandon Mason and Dan Pickar share their hunting experiences using Ozonics.  This new design is 40% quieter while destroying as much scent as previous models. Minimize your movement even more by using Ozonics’ new app or handheld remote …

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Grizzly Euthanized for Dangerous Behavior

We still can’t harvest grizzly bears under a wildlife management/science-based hunting season structure with long-term management goals for the grizzly population, but scores of grizzlies are killed every year because of human-wildlife conflict. The disappointing fact in these scenarios is that much of the time, the conflicts of this nature …

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Taxidermist Convicted!

Right on the heels of the blog that Todd Helms just wrote about a poacher’s sentence in Montana being too light (click HERE to read Todd’s blog), more discouraging news hit our radar. This time it involved a taxidermist in Wyoming, White Mountain Skulls out of Green River Wyoming. The …

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Elk Feedgrounds Drafting Plan

Over the past two years we’ve kept you up-to-date on the growing changes surrounding the elk feedgrounds in western Wyoming.  The public comments and meetings over this topic, in addition to the growing push for a change to the 22 feedgrounds the State administers, have brought us to the point …

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NEW Stone Glacier Review – Chilkoot 32º Quilt

This review features the Chilkoot 32° Quilt made by Stone Glacier. This packable, lightweight insulating quilt is built for early to mid-season backcountry hunts. An easy-to-use strap system keeps the quilt in place on a sleeping pad to trap warmth while preventing slipping and sliding overnight. The articulated foot box …

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Fewer Elk and Predators = More Mule Deer

The Wyoming Game & Fish Department is looking at intentionally managing our struggling mule deer herds in the state by considering adding more aggressive elk management and predator management to the mix.  To date, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department has a separate ongoing project “which focuses on improving habitat, …

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