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The author's father after a successful hunt, with "The Magic Bus" in the background. (Tyler Free/) A few days ago, the Alaska National Guard used a Chinook helicopter to lift and carry out “The Bus.” If you’re not familiar, this is the bus that the w
Guest Author: Lindsay Wion   “Trophy hunter” is not a descriptor I thought I’d ever be comfortable with, and frankly a term I’m still learning to accept as a genuine self-label. Alas, I can no longer deny it. I am a trophy hunter. It certainly wasn’t
The 6.5 Creedmoor has proven itself many times over on deer, pronghorns, feral hogs, sheep, and even big red stags (like this New Zealand specimen) and elk. Anything the Creed can do, the .260 Rem. can do slightly better. (Ron Spomer/) Why does the 6
Antelope hunting in Montana is on a rebound after the population took at hit a few years ago. Guy Eastman is hunting for a trophy pronghorn with his friend Rod Paschke in this web episode of Eastmans’ Hunting TV. The pair isn’t disappointed with the
Eastmans’ reviews the new features of the version 2.0 Sig Sauer BDX system. Sig has made BDX even easier to use for hunting and shooting. You can now customize your reticle with your choice of eight common ballistics profiles. It’s simple. All you ne
If you want a pistol that can take down a mountain lion but is also easier to carry than a .357 hand cannon for self-defense, the 10mm is the perfect option. Now, this handgun will likely never be an everyday carry gun in an urban setting (it’s not e
At first glance, this report from a Montana news station is alarming: More grizzly bears popping up on the prairie.  As much as we are concerned about their management in the Intermountain West, or lack thereof, historically speaking, grizzlies are n
The author with a mature spring black bear in Alaska. (Tyler Freel/) With all that’s happening in the world lately, it seemed like I was already living in the Twilight Zone. Then, in an episode of déjà vu, another unbelievable headline appeared on my
Alberto Knie with a surf-caught cow striper. (Alberto Knie/) “Crazy” Alberto Knie is nothing short of a fishing legend. The founder and president of Tactical Anglers, Inc. (Creative Innovative Fishing Products), Knie is a surf fishing savant. He hold
By Michael Deming As we left our home in southern Utah for the opener of Arizona rifle elk season,... Original link
An over head photo of a well-designed, isolated food plot. (The Whitetail Institute/) Jon Cooner is the Director of Special Projects for renowned food plot seed company Whitetail Institute. Outdoor Life recently interviewed Cooner to provide his 10 k
Adam Weatherby’s Montana black bear was the first game animal ever taken with the new Weatherby 6.5 RPM cartridge. (Weatherby/) Recent years have seen the introduction of a stunning number of new factory rifle cartridges, with each being heralded as
Soak it in. (Lilly Rum via Unsplash/) No matter how good you are at fishing, chances are you can still learn more. And if you’re just beginning, or thinking about beginning, or somewhere in the middle of the life progression from beginner to pro, boo
DISH Outdoor Satellite for camping. (DISH/) Over the years, outdoorsmen have benefitted from a slew of technological achievements designed to make their time in the field and on the water more enjoyable and productive. These days many rifles come str
There's plenty of opportunity to catch trophy walleyes in the Great Lakes this summer. (Steve Quinn/) The size and diversity of the waters we call “The Great Lakes” boggles the mind. This system contains 21 percent of the world’s fresh water supply a
The author after a successful Dall sheep hunt, where confidence and a positive attitude made all the difference. (Tyler Free/) There are discussions in every hunting camp about what gear actually gives us an advantage. Just the other day, I found mys
Gotta catch 'em all. (Colman Byrne via Unsplash/) Walleye fishing isn’t easy. But what it lacks in ease it makes up for in entertainment. And fortunately, there are some lures that will help you along the way. Not sue where to get started? We broke d
At roughly 12:46 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2020 the first reported forest fire of the season lit up a mountainside west of Cody, Wyoming.  This is unusual due to the fact that June isn’t exactly a peak fire month but conditions that day were ideal f
Lures for when your trout and about. (Taylor Grote via Unsplash/) An angler could spend his or her entire life trying to perfect trout fishing and still not quite arrive. For many, that’s the beauty in the sport. Fortunately, you don’t need to be per