Dec 22, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Rifle Review: Kimber Mountain Ascent

by Jason Brooks Being a backcountry hunter for the past thirty-plus years I have learned that weight is everything. Over the years I have hunted far from the trailhead and in the early years I started with an all-steel Remington Model 141 Gamemaster chambered in 35 Remington and topped with...

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Nov 08, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Very Few Bucks in Idaho’s Backcountry, Elk Abound

Hunt Report: Idaho! by Jason Brooks Spending this past week in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness I found myself in an unusual situation. After putting up the wall tent and unpacking our gear for the week as the Cessna 206 flew away leaving us in solitude I...

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Apr 02, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Hunters Convene at Sportco for Spring Seminars

Close to a hundred avid hunters gathered at Sportco Sporting Goods in Fife, Washington yesterday for a day of spring hunting seminars sponsored by Sportco and the Outdoor Line on 710 ESPN Seattle. Julie Cyr from Sitka Gear (hey...that rhymes) was on hand all day and even took a ride...

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Mar 26, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Making Lightweight Hunting Rifles Behave

By Wayne Van Zwoll If your bullets wander about the target, and game inexplicably runs off, maybe you lack ounces.The lighter your burden, the more you enjoy walking, climbing, hunting. Many early bolt-action hunting rifles weighed over 8 pounds. In the 1950s Winchester introduced its Featherweight Model 70 at 6...

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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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