There be grizz in them hills! was a common campfire joke when I was young. The older I got the more true that statement became with old humpies expansion further south into areas where 30 years before they weren’t common. The reality is that the population has grown and will …Read More »
15 Minutes of Fame
September is finally here and we are off to a great start! Brandon Mason and I just returned from a Caribou hunt in Canada and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. I harvested a good bull with my bow and Brandon harvested two bulls, one with a rifle and …Read More »
Packing Your Pack, Part 2
Make sure your pack is loaded properly! Enjoy these tips and enjoy a more comfortable pack in and hopefully a heavy pack out! For more great Eastmans’ content subscribe HERE.Read More »
15 Minutes of Fame Q&A
Q&A with Guy Eastman 1) Does Eastmans’ ever pay for hunting stories? The answer to this question is, almost never. I think in my nearly 20 years at the helm of the publications we have paid for maybe two or three stories that I can remember. All of those …Read More »
Keeping Your Valuables Safe!
Do you have valuables that you would like to protect? If so a Liberty Safe just might be the answer!Read More »
T-Minus….Last Minute Check!
Here we go. We’re approaching zero hour with the start of most 2014 seasons. Some have actually started and I’ve seen a few good trophies come across my desk. With that in mind, I wanted to take a quick second to help you prepare for the opener if you …Read More »
Look High For Big Bulls
The first time that I realized that high-altitude pockets and basins were good places to search for trophy elk was as an 18-year old guide. I was guiding in 1967 for a second generation outfitter, Keith Stilson. Keith’s hunting area was up in the Gros Ventre River country. Ravaged by …Read More »
BIG Glass or little Glass?
As we all know, there are tradeoffs for everything. In the world of optics this seems to be more prevalent than anywhere else. Do you want smaller and lighter or do you want more power and light-gathering ability but heavier (in some cases much heaver) with the ability to see …Read More »
Baselines and Benchmarks
What did I forget this time? When packing for a five or seven-day trip in the unknown of the backcountry this can be a very common and dangerous question, and although I hate to admit it, it’s one I’ve asked myself many times. In an effort to cure this …Read More »
Grizzlies in California?
Insanity is often defined as repeating the same action and expecting a different result. Yet here we sit with green groups proposing an expansion of the grizzly bear’s range into other national parks and refuges. On the surface this doesn’t seem like a terrible idea but let‘s take a hard …Read More »