“Everyone is lucky until they aren’t…” – John Barklow John could not have said it any better and to take it a step further, luck breeds complacency which results in contentment and culminates in over-confidence. So if we take equal parts luck, complacency and contentment combined, you have the recipe …Read More »
Wyoming Wolf Hunt 2017!!?? It’s About Time!
Subscribe to Eastmans’ Hunting Journals for more articles like this! “(AP) — A U.S. appeals court on Friday lifted protections that kept gray wolves an endangered species in Wyoming for years after federal officials removed packs in neighboring states from that list.” After nearly four years of unchecked population control, Wyoming’s ever …Read More »
Arizona Record Book Bighorn Ram!
Taking any big game animal with a bow is a challenge! Now imagine that you have a potential record book ram from a limited entry, once in a life time hunt in Arizona and the stakes go up tremendously! Press play to watch the video from Randy Spray’s feature story …Read More »
Colorado Predator Death Spiral…Curbed???
Back in mid December, the Denver Post released an article on Colorado’s Parks & Wildlife Department and their recent decision to study the effects of more aggressive predator control on the population dynamics of ungulates, primarily mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus). As we all know, Colorado has long been known as …Read More »
Low Country Mule Deer Hunting!
There is little doubt that killing an iconic mature mule deer buck in the high country of the West is a dream that every big game hunter has. However, from the deserts of southwest Wyoming to the badlands of North Dakota there is quality low country mule deer habitat that …Read More »
Ike Eastman’s Colorado Elk Hunt!
Elk hunting southern Colorado at the tail end of the rut can be a challenge. Throw in a muzzleloader and it can be an even tougher task to put a quality bull on the ground. Did we mention that Ike only has two days left in the elk hunt to …Read More »
DATA ACCURACY ISSUES AND PARTY TAGS
I just wanted to take a quick moment to clarify the accuracy of our MRS data based on some questions posed on some Internet forums and a video that has recently surfaced calling into question some of the draw odds data in our MRS section and how the state of …Read More »
Western Big Game Deathtrap: Winter’s Cold, Cruel Wrath…It’s Upon Us!
Winter’s Cold, Cruel Wrath…It’s Upon Us. If you live out West and haven’t seen a winter like this one before, chances are you just haven’t lived long enough. The winter of 2016-2017 will likely go down as the worst winter since 1984 and may even compare to the infamously brutal …Read More »
As many of you know we are firm believers that public land is just that – land that the public owns. All of us as Americans have a stake in their success, not just the people who live there and that is one of the reasons we have written multiple …Read More »
Double Down Montana Whitetails!
A dealer’s choice public land deer hunt shared with lifelong friends and even better hunting partners! After five full days of adversity and effort mountain biking into secluded rutting buck honey holes, two trophy whitetail bucks hit the ground in the latest release from Beyond the Grid TV. The Latest …Read More »