Skills

Appalachian Whitetail Hunting, By Beau Martonik

Growing up in the Appalachian range of Pennsylvania, I’ve chased whitetail deer, turkeys, bears, and coyotes my entire life. I never realized how lucky I was to live in the only National Forest in the

Mistakes & Lessons Learned Mountain Hunting – Part 2, By Luke Ramousch

All Photos Credit Talus Creative In this second installment of mistakes and lessons learned while mountain hunting, I am going to cover three more topics that have served to increase both my success, and most

Field Judging Grizzlies, By James Dorrett

There is no question that bears are one of the harder species to judge in the field. With most horned or antlered animals, you know when you’re a looking at a mature representative of the

Lock and Reload Part 4 – Ultimate Ammo through Advanced Brass Prep, By Darin Cooper

Consistent precision is the foundation for accurately putting rounds on target. Basic reloading practices help you get there by custom tailoring your ammunition to your particular firearm. Over the past few installments, we’ve covered the

Lock and Reload Part 3 – Group Therapy – Load Testing & Evaluation A 12-Step Process, By Darin Cooper

Testing different ammunition in your firearm is one of the better ways to improve its capabilities. Even factory ammo from different manufacturers will produce varying degrees of accuracy. When you reload, you have a lot

40 Years of Stalking Black Bears in the Backcountry, By George A. Bettas

Editors Note: We’d like to thank Schnee’s for allowing us to re-publish this fantastic piece from George A. Bettas that originally appeared in The Montana Sporting Journal.     I began hunting black bear in

Lock and Reload Part 2 – Load Development for Your Hunting Rifle, By Darin Cooper

One of the more daunting tasks for any reloader is figuring out which combination of bullet, powder, primer, and seating depth are needed to get the best accuracy and consistency out of their rifle. Thankfully,

Mistakes & Lessons Learned Mountain Hunting – Part 1,By Luke Ramousch

It was a late June night, and I was twisting and turning in bed; trying to get comfortable enough to fall asleep seemed to be something that wasn’t about to happen. At least I didn’t

Lock and Reload Part 1 – A Start-Up Guide to Reloading, By Darin Cooper

I’ll be the first to admit that getting started in reloading can seem daunting if you’ve never done it or been around it. Try not be discouraged if you haven’t got the full grasp on

Stone Sheep the Hard Way – Tips on Hunting Low Density Sheep Areas, By Jared Christon

The passion that leads many of us to the most beautiful and remote places in BC and the Yukon is Stone sheep hunting. It takes us miles off the beaten track, far from the nearest