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Call Wise Bulls

As late summer light melts off the West faces, velvet bulls materialize from the shadows for a lazy evening of feeding. Bulls are on easy street, packing on the pounds and inches of antler. Bulls are most visible this time of year, as their tender velvet keeps them out of …

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Grab the Reins

“For a mountain hunter to admit being a little afraid of horses is to imply a sheltered background, a certain lack of understanding and even a weakness of character. I was almost 40 years old before I openly confessed that my craven attitude toward horses was other than healthy respect. …

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Montana FWP Online Licensing System Debacle

Early on Monday May 6, nonresident elk combo tags that were turned back went on sale on a first come, first serve basis. As the rush of buyers hit early in the morning, hunters attempting to make a license purchase couldn’t complete their transaction between 5 and 5:30 a.m.   …

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Bow Review: 2019 Mathews Vertix

Bow hunter Dan Pickar reviews the 2019 Vertix by Mathews. This compound hunting bow has an all new built in QAD rest and integrated quiver. Pickar chronographs the Vertix to analyze it’s speed and performance. Compare the Vertix to the 2018 Triax: https://youtu.be/1DUz8PQIg98

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How To Shoot A Big Game Animal – Part One

Bow hunter Dan Pickar breaks down how to shoot a big game animals. Get a breakdown of archery shots on elk, deer and moose. Pickar closely examines his previous archery kills, what went right and what went wrong. Learn about elk anatomy and how that affects shot placement and success. …

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