Pro Insight

Caping 101, by Ray Wiens

One of the biggest challenges for many hunters is dealing with the skinning and preservation of capes, especially on an extended backcountry hunt. We are more often than not required to go the extra mile to access our planned hunting area by means of backpacking, packtrain, float plane or jet boat.

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 road, pickup truck, hot shower, and the easy ways of living that most people have become accustomed to.

Bad Ass Bears: Spot and Stalk Bear Hunting, By Jared Christon

While Black Bears are arguably one of the most popular animals to hunt, they are also one of the most difficult animals in North America to accurately field judge. At a distance, it’s easy to make any bear appear big when you first look at them.

Cold Weather Layering Systems, By Nolan Osborne

Mountain hunting is hardly a new pursuit. The Indigenous peoples of British Columbia, the Yukon, and Alaska have well-documented accounts of hunting mountain goats and other game long before Gore-Tex and ultralight gear came into the picture.

Best Laid Plans – The Illusion of Control, By Nolan Osborne

In the hunting community — particularly with those who aim their pursuits at more mountainous terrain — talk of planning is omnipresent. You cannot escape reference to this, whether in conversation at your local bow shop or in the media and content you consume.

Stallone Late Season Deer Scouting

Many people scoff at the idea of hunting anything but velvet antlered deer in the early season or love-sick bucks in the rut, but there are plenty of good hunting and scouting opportunities to be had in the later seasons and, as importantly, the post-season periods.

Conservation Spotlight: The Wild Sheep Society of BC, By Kyle Stelter, WSSBC Director of Communications

It goes without saying that a little goes a long way when it comes to preparing for a hunt, especially a mountain hunt where your gear and fitness can have a significant impact on your success and enjoyment.

Mountain Hunt Preparation, By Joseph Peter

It goes without saying that a little goes a long way when it comes to preparing for a hunt, especially a mountain hunt where your gear and fitness can have a significant impact on your

Mountain Goat Gender ID & Field Judging

For most species, field judging both gender and maturity is reasonably straightforward. Bucks and does, cows and bulls and ewes and rams are seldom confused, even by the newest of hunters. When it comes to

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