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Contrasts, By Glenn Owings

It’s 95 degrees, the air is thick, and I’m hoping I can make it to the restroom before I pass out. Tunnel vision sets in as I navigate a busy courtyard in the drab concrete

Hooked, By Kurt Martonik

I’d be lying if I told you that I didn’t think about sitting on that ridge nearly every day since returning. Getting hammered by the blistering wind, trying to keep my eyes focused on the

Perseverance, By Coley Gentzel

Perseverance – steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. “Tis a lesson you should heed: Try, try, try again If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.” Success is

My First Sheep Hunt, By Peter Gutsche

In August of 1994, Dad took my brother and I on a month-long road trip to Alaska. I was only 11 then, but it changed my life. The Cassiars, Kluane, Denali, and the Kenai left

In The Hall Of The Mountain King – Part 1, By Coley Gentzel

  It has been said that a Dall sheep hunt is the pinnacle of big game hunting in Alaska. Is that true? I don’t know. For a few years now, I’ve been walking around in

In The Hall Of The Mountain King – Part 2, By Coley Gentzel

One was good-sized. We had to get closer and put the big glass on them. The next hour was agonizing as we crept down the ridge just off the crest, being careful not to roll

Hunting is Killing, By Paul C. Fast

“So, you’re a hunter. You catch anything lately?” I live in the city, and in the city, this is the question I get asked most often once my dark secret has been uncovered. I used

Now What? By Robbie Kröger

It’s what all western hunters dream of. In this day and age, an email brings the anticipation, hoping for the word of all words for us lottery hunters. It’s opening that long-awaited message. It’s logging

Changing My Approach, By Glenn Owings

I think one of the greatest lessons that rambling in wild places can teach is comfort with the unknown. You could call it flexibility, but that seems to shortchange the ever-present possibility of failure; whether

Miracle on the Mountain,By Nathan French

It all started at the early age of eleven. After immigrating to Canada from England, I was quickly introduced to the hunting lifestyle that beautiful British Columbia had to offer. Moving opposite a taxidermy shop,