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First Lite’s Rain Gear – Omen Stormshelter Review

This gear review features First Lite’s Omen Stormshelter Jacket and Pant. This system is built for mid and late season hunts when the weather becomes predictably unpredictable. The jacket features a unique hood design to channel water away from your face and down your shoulders and back. Both pieces feature …

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Grizzly Mauls Hiker In Wyoming

It’s been a fairly quiet spring and early summer for grizzly bear incidents around Wyoming. In fact, a bit too quiet. (Not that maulings are a good thing) About the time those of us who recreate in grizz country start to possibly get a bit complacent we are jolted back …

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Vortex’s NEW Rangefinders Review

  This review features three new handheld rangefinders by Vortex Optics . Eastmans’ Todd Helms breaks down all the features of the Viper HD, Diamondback HD and Crossfire HD rangefinders. These boast features ranging from Armortech coatings, LOS, HCD and Scan modes, up to 7x magnification and OLED displays. There’s …

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Eastmans’ Subscriber Tips – Public Land Elk Tips

GUEST AUTHOR: Wes Reidhead The following excerpt is a golden nugget for hunting heavily pressured public land elk by Arizona hunter and Eastmans’ member, Wes Reidhead. This excerpt was taken from Wes’ account of his son’s successful AZ, DIY elk hunt. To view the full story become a TagHub member today!  …

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Conservation Vs. Preservation: A Stark Difference!

Do you know the difference between Conservation and Preservation? Yes, there is a difference and it’s stark!  “In the words of our founder Theodore Roosevelt, “Conservation means development as much as it means protection.” Aldo Leopold said, “Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” Gifford Pinchot said, …

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Army Paratrooper Killed By Bear

The fatal mauling of Staff Sgt. Seth Michael Plant by a female brown bear on Alaska’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson late last week serves as yet another stark reminder of just how tenuous life in the backcountry can be. Staff Sgt. Plant was killed while scouting an area of JBER for …

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Wyoming Couple Guilty Of Deer Baiting

Michael and Teresa Rinehart along with 30 of their clients have been pinned to a poaching investigation that began in 2011 by the Shoshone and Arapaho Fish and Game and was concluded with assistance from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.  The Rinehart’s have been found guilty of Lacey Act …

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