Give Your Rain Gear a Fighting Chance, By Steve Opat
Spring in Alaska is as any season throughout Alaska…wet. The extended forecast always calls for precipitation. Two of my bear hunts this spring were in areas known for their “big ole’ fat rain” forecasts and the other is renowned for its “sideways rain” tendencies. All these Alaskan odysseys have helped me become a subject matter …
Footwear Philosophy for Mountain Hunting, By Coley Gentzel
If there is a more commonly debated and frequently agonized category of equipment in the realm of mountain hunting I don’t know what it is. In every pre-trip planning process, I feel like my partners and I almost always hold off asking the question as long as we can, perhaps out of some sort of embarrassment or fear of being perceived as ignorant or incompetent. We always get there eventually though because making a poor footwear choice is far worse than being thought of as an idiot or inexperienced.
Spring Predator Hunting, By John Stallone
When it comes to improving your hunting skill-set, I’ve found that there is no better offseason practice then bow hunting predators. To me, it was obvious that it builds confidence in your shot, your ability to read sign, and play the wind. One thing I never counted on was that it would improve my success with other species and how I called to them.