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A Day to Remember By Clay Peck

  The alarm went off at four in the morning, and I eagerly jumped out of bed. It was time for my long-awaited goat hunt. I had drawn a Limited Entry Hunting (LEH) tag in

Bears on the Beach, By James Dorrett

2017 didn’t exactly start out as I’d planned. I took time off guiding to work construction across the country in Newfoundland and never in the past few years have I ever been so out of

Fortune Favors the Bold, By Scott Hill

The Back Story… For as long as I can remember, my eyes have been drawn to rugged mountaintops, low-lying saddles, and windswept ridges. Call it a habit. Call it conditioning from a lifetime of searching

Three for Three – A February Goat Hunt, By Blake Rothschild

February is not your typical month to head afield in search of big game. However, in Alaska we are blessed with the opportunity to hunt mountain goats as late as March in some areas. But

Muley Mountain HighBy Ian Baird

There are three things in my life to which all my passion is devoted: my faith, my family, and my love for hunting. I did not grow up doing much hunting, as my dad stopped

Less than 24 Hours in [Speed] Goat CountryBy Brandon Purcell

Pronghorn antelope. Speed goat. Prairie devil. The animal doesn’t exactly conjure up images of high vistas or epic mountain scenery, but in certain areas of basin country in the American West, they live in some

East Meets West By Beau Martonik

BACKGROUND For my entire life, I’ve been a hunter. I became hooked on bowhunting from the beginning, and would do anything to be a great archery hunter like my Dad. As I grew through my

A Special Place By Scott Hill

I’d heard about Coues deer in passing growing up hunting in Nevada but had not given it much thought until my best friend called and asked “Can you go to Mexico next week!? We might

Born to Hunt: Reflections on the Yukon Territory By Nolan Osborne

“Some dogs are born to hunt and some destined to live in sedentary style, never getting far from the comfortable fireside of home. Men are not much different.” -A. Russell, Grizzly Country I thought I’d caught sheep fever

Priorities By Mikael Charbonneau

Hunting the Rocky Mountains started as an unreachable dream over a decade ago. Then it became a goal to hunt mountain big game when I moved to western Canada, and now it’s simply a deep