Apr 23, 2018 by Jason Brooks
Tips for Washington Special Permit Hunts

Tips for Washington Special Hunt Permit Draws! by Jason Brooks The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife published the 2018 hunting regulations last week. This means hunters need to start planning out their hunts now. Special permit applications can be filed until midnight on May 23rd so be sure to look...

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Mar 14, 2018 by Jason Brooks
Backcountry Gear Starters

Gear to get you started hunting the backcountry by Jason Brooks For the backcountry hunter and hikers there really is no “off season” but instead the “adjustment season”. When the snows are too deep to get safely into the high country then it is time to organize and critique our...

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Mar 06, 2018 by Rob Endsley
2018 Pacific Northwest Turkey Outlook

By Troy Rodakowski I’m going to go out on a limb here! No pun intended but I'm going to go ahead and say that the 2018 Oregon spring turkey season will be fantastic! Why will it be fantastic might you ask? First of all, last year’s dry spring and mild winter...

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Jan 04, 2018 by Jason Brooks
Tips for a Successful Late Season Quail Hunt

by Jason Brooks With just a few weeks left in the upland bird hunts for Washington it is time to start changing up tactics a bit to increase your success on late season quail. The birds have been hunted hard now for several months but thanks to these small and...

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Jun 16, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Scout Now for Fall’s Hunts!

by Jason Brooks With special permit draws being announced hunting season is starting to feel a little bit closer. If you drew your “dream tag” or struck out once again now is the time to start your scouting. If you attended my seminar last April then you heard me talk...

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Apr 26, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Deer Cartridges – A Trio at the Top

by Wayne Vanzwoll Name three fine deer cartridges? Easy! Name only three? Oh. That’s really, really hard!The deer was loping through Michigan poplars when a bullet from my $30 SMLE broke its neck. My first whitetail. The .303 British, now 130 years old, still works fine for deer. It has...

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Mar 31, 2017 by Rob Endsley
5 Turkey Musts For This Coming Season

By Troy Rodakowski In general, extreme weather patterns are not beneficial for wild turkeys.  In particular, winters with deep snow at lower elevations can impact overwinter survival when turkeys can’t dig down for their favorite foods. “We have actually seen them stay in the roost for days at a time when...

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Mar 17, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Shed Hunting 101

by Jason Brooks With deer and elk dropping their antlers and the snow level climbing above 5,000 feet it’s time to go shed hunting. This long and harsh winter is finally coming to an end and before green-up occurs the matted-down vegetation found in the woods right now makes it easier...

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Nov 23, 2014 by Tom Nelson
Montana Mule Deer “Matriculation”…

Anytime one ventures outdoors in search of fish or game and returns without learning anything, it is an opportunity lost indeed. One of my favorite aspects of this wonderful lifestyle we call hunting and fishing is the fact that no one can possibly "know it all" and as such, every...

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Nov 13, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Montana Spot and Stalk Mule Deer Hunt

I just returned from a fulfilling mule deer hunt in the Missouri River breaks of Central Montana. Hunting here means hours and hours behind the glass searching for mule deer in the open sage country of the breaks. A great set of field glasses, a spotting scope, and an eye...

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