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Trekking Along: A Closer Look at Trekking Poles
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What if there was one item that would give you more endurance? One item that allowed you to go more miles and made gaining or losing elevation easier? What if there was one item that kept you safer in the mountains and put less wear and tear on your body? No, it is not some new super-steroid on the market, horse or hovercraft – they’re trekking pol
New Mexico Man’s Dog Kills Fawn
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Well folks this is a new one. A New Mexico man encouraged and allowed his dog to kill a fawn in southern Colorado. He then decided to post a video of the event to his social media account which attracted a lot of attention as you can imagine he was turned in to game and fish.   It sounds like there are a few different stories going around. One was
Hunting Tip: Using onX Hunt Markers & Tracking
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Bow hunter Dan Pickar shares one of his favorite hunting tools. The onXhunt app is a powerful mapping system with movement tracking and waypoint features. Combined with high resolution downloadable maps, the onXhunt app could make all the difference when it comes to recovering a big game animal this fall. Check out the offline maps feature from onX
Colorado Free-for-All is Tuesday
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Tuesday August 6 at 9:00 am, the firing pistol goes off and thousands of applicants have about 5 minutes to snap up the best of the Colorado leftover tags, that is, if they can get through. That means you only have today to study the  leftover list. Fortunately, it doesn’t take long. There are tens of thousands of licenses but the vast majority are
Mystery Ranch Beartooth 80 Giveaway
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The Beartooth 80 is constructed from 330D Lite plus Cordura fabric. This material is a fantastic compromise between rugged durability and lightweight. The low profile SJ Autolock buckles are more streamlined than traditional buckles shaving ounces while remaining absolutely bomber. What makes this pack stand out is the accessibility to its interior
Finding the Perfect Hunting Partner
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As the old Special Forces adage goes, “Two is one, one is none.” meaning without a buddy watching your back you’re done.  While it’s not the exact same as having a good hunting buddy, I would say they are definitely similar. When you have someone you train with, hunt with and that brings his own set of skills to the table, it will make you better.
Scouting Maps
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If I told you that there was one singular thing that you could do to fill that coveted deer or elk tag in your pocket, would you do it? My guess is that you would – in a heartbeat. Well, there is one thing you can do and it won’t shock you to know that it is getting boots on the ground. Yup, an old-fashioned scouting trip will do more for you than
The Kryptek Altitude Series!
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High country hunter Scott Reekers shares his experience with Kryptek’s Altitude collection in this review. The Altitude system by Kryptek features some of the most advanced fabrics available. Kryptek is the only hunting camo manufacturer using Schoeller fabrics and technology providing maximum breathability, ease of movement and 100% waterproof rai
Mountain Ridge Gear Giveaway
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These duffel bags are great for a multitude of uses. They work great as a kit bag, shave bag, shell bag, shooter’s bag, emergency supplies, tool bag, gym bag, travel bag, or whatever you can come up with. Even use them to organize panniers on a pack adventure. They are built tough like everything else Mountain Ridge Gear makes and designed to withs
Beyond The Grid TV – Texas Sheep Massacre
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Initial Ascent IA4K Giveaway
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If you haven’t heard of Initial Ascent backpacks, don’t feel alone, they launched in 2018. They are a relatively new offering with a strong product straight out of the heart of Idaho. The 4000+1500 with Pannier cui pack comes in at 5.95 lbs. The rugged triaxial carbon fiber frame that by itself accounts for only 18 oz. of the pack’s weight. The bag
Beyond The Grid TV- Texas Sheep Massacre Teaser
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The next episode of Beyond The Grid TV is coming next week! Our question for you with this teaser is do you think that the Audad from this hunt was edible? Leave a comment below about whether or not you think it was edible and subscribe to our YouTube Channel here! The post Beyond The Grid TV- Texas Sheep Massacre Teaser appeared first on Eastmans'
85-Inch Antelope – Public Land Hunting Oregon
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Eastmans’ subscriber Jayden Wallace puts the hammer to public land trophy antelope on a DIY hunt with his dad. This is a family hunting experience that 11 year old Jayden won’t soon forget! Click here to watch video!! Click here to read Jayden’s article in our digital magazine!! Click here to Subscribe to our preseason special and get a FREE Outdoo
Sportsman- What’s in a name?
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“What’s in a name?” This popular line from Shakespeare applies to more in life than you might realize. A name or descriptive terminology for something often has much deeper roots than we’ve been taught to believe. Such is the case with the term “Sportsman.” For years I’ve had a problem with us as Americans referring to hunting and fishing as a spor
Going Solo: Its All On You
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As summer approaches, tags are being drawn, plans begin to form, everyone is getting excited for the season ahead. I was lucky enough to pull a challenging mountain goat tag in my home state of Wyoming, which is going to take me into entirely new country. I’ll be spending a lot of time in unfamiliar landscapes. I already am planning scouting trips
Moose Poaching – Know Your Target!
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Sometimes when we are in the outdoors, accidents happen. At that juncture in life we each have a choice on doing the right thing or trying to cover it up. Unfortunately some hunters make a poor judgement call at times. One such case from the ‘18 hunting season in CO has been in the news recently. A young man 19 years of age was caught and charged w
Backcountry Nutrition Pt. II
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In a recent article for Eastman’s, I wrote about the three macronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, and fat) and how all three play an important role in your backcountry nutrition plan. Here, I’d like to outline the wide range of foods you can choose from when assembling your backcountry menu. All of these foods will contain nearly 100 calories per
The Sig Sauer BDX System – Ballistic Data Xchange
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Hunters Dan and John Pickar put the Sig Sauer BDX system to the test on the prairie dog town. The pair finds the Ballistic Data Exchange system to be easy and fun to use! The BDX system uses Bluetooth technology to communicate between Sig Sauer’s BDX rangefinders and rifle scopes. Set up is quick. Plug a rifle’s ballistics into the app and you are