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AZ left -over tags for Deer

AZ main deer draw has close and now all those units that had unsubscribed tags will have a secondary draw following the posting of main draw results. There are still many excellent tags that will be available during this second draw period actually a large number of these tags were/are what would be considered a […]

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Scent Control and Spot and Stalk: Is it worth it?

Scent Control and Spot and Stalk: Is it worth it? By now most hunters know the importance of scent control while hunting from a stationary position but not many think to utilize it for spot and stalk type hunts. The school of thought is you are hiking and sweating more and you are playing the […]

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GRS BiFrost Stock Review

Several months ago I set out out to build a 1000 yard gun. I wanted to do it without having to use a gunsmith / custom gun manufacture and I wanted it to cost under $3000 . My platform began with a use Tikka T3 chambered in 6.5 creedmore I picked up for $800, I […]

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North American Conservation Model

Ive been getting asked often enough that what is The North American Wildlife Conservation Model? So I thought I’d Share this: The model for North American Conservation is the only one of its kind in the world.  In the mid-1800’s hunters and anglers realized they needed to set limits in order to protect rapidly disappearing […]

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AZ Deer Draw 2019

Well it’s about that time again the new 2019-2020 Arizona Fall Regs are out and the deadline to apply is June 11th! The first step to building you a hunt you will remember for years to come is getting you a Tag. We only take a small amount of hunters per season and limit the […]

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Headlamp Review 2019

So 6 months I set out on a “journey” to find the best Headlamp for hunting, so I contacted the tops brands in the industry to perform a headlamp review. My Guides and I tested each of these Headlamps in different conditions and different applications on the following test parameters: Test parameters:  Weight  Ease of […]

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Arizona Deer Hunting

Hunting in AZ can be a frustrating affair if you have never hunted the desert before this article will give you some of the tools you will need to be successful the attached podcast episode will give you the details, tip, tactics and secrets of guys that have been successful in AZ year in year […]

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How to clean a skull for Euro Mount

How to do a Euro mount on your deer, hog, sheep whatever! If you have ever tried to do a euro mount yourself you know it can take hour and hours if you don’t know how to do it properly. I sat down with Ryan Olsen of White Bone Creations to give us the run […]

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Wild turkey recipe

A lot of guys ask me each spring if I know any good wild turkey recipes and one of my favorites is Turkey and vegetable lasagna. Now I have done this a number of different ways and since I am trying to watch my girlish figure I am going to share with you my KETO […]

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Elk Hunting Tips

Elk Hunting Tips: Here are a couple of my favorite elk hunting tips, I feel like most hunters are so wrapped up in trying to find elk or trying to call them in that they lose sight of preparing themselves to close the deal when they are presented with a shot. I have been a […]

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How the New Mexico Big Game Draw Works

How New Mexico’s Draw Works New Mexico has a lot of great places to hunt and excellent trophy quality plus game species like Ibex, Barbary Sheep and Ornyx that you cannot hunt anywhere else in the US ( well at least not free range) However they are not really friendly to out of staters their […]

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How to cook Javelina

How to cook Javelina Javelina Stew, Yucatan Style Each January Many of us journey to the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico and Old Mexico to hunt javelina, one of the most fun creatures in the desert to hunt. They occupy rough terrain, are difficult to spot and offer a western experience that you just don’t […]

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Guided South Dakota Private Land Mule Deer / Whitetail hunt

I have been hunting in South Dakota for Antelope, mule deer, and whitetails since 2004 and it has become my favorite place to hunt. A game rich environment, Liberal Hunting seasons, and ease of getting tags make South Dakota a excellent place to spend your fall. I couple of years ago I decided to start […]

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Mathews Vertix 2019

MATHEWS® INTRODUCES THE NEXT REVOLUTION IN CAM TECHNOLOGY WITH THE 2019 VERTIX™ Mathews Vertix specs: With even less noise and 20% less vibration than the award – winning TRIAX® , a completely redesigned grip interface, and our all – new, patent pending SwitchWeight™ Technology, the 2019 VERTIX delivers an unmatched shooting experience. The VERTIX operates off of a 30” axle to axle platform with a […]

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Hunting Specials

Guided Javelina and deer hunts Arizona Javelina Special: $1200 3 day guided only 1×1 or 2×1 $1,100 each Left-over tags are going fast but there are still tags in our favorite units to hunt must book by Dec 10th What you can expect on a hunt with us Javelina hunting video       Combo Javelina and […]

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Hunting Backpack Review winter 2018

Hunting Backpack Review 2018 Well the results are in: My team and I ran these bags through the ringer on all different types of hunts just to name a few Blacktail in California in July, Early Muleys in AZ in Aug, Oregon Roosies in Sept, High country muleys in UT in Sept ,  Coues deer […]

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Traveling with a Bow or Firearm

Traveling with a Bow or Firearm on a plane I travel 6-10x a year on planes to hunt in different destinations and if you don’t do it a lot it can be daunting. Each carrier has their own set of guidelines as well as those implemented for traveling with firearms and bow by the TSA […]

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How to save battery using onX on your mobile

This is a re-post of an article put out by onX to help conserve your battery life while in the field. I have been doing this for awhile even before mobile base GPS to conserve battery life so I thought is was common knowledge. Anyhow I figured those who didn’t know would benefit from this […]

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How to save battery using OnX Maps on your mobile

This is a re-post of an article put out by OnX maps to help conserve your battery life while in the field. I have been doing this for awhile even before mobile base GPS to conserve battery life so I thought is was common knowledge. Anyhow I figured those who didn’t know would benefit from […]

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Mathews – Mission Sub-1 Crossbow Review 2018

Mission Sub-1 Crossbow Review 2018 My father in law recently had shoulder surgery and unfortunately he is not able to draw back a bow anymore and ever really without a lot of work on his part so I started doing research on crossbows to try to find him then best bang for the buck. Of […]

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2018 Broadhead Review By John Lusk

 2018 Broadhead Review By John Lusk   Check out my podcast with John Lusk  BROADHEADS | SELECTING THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOUR HUNT WRITTEN BY JOHN LUSK ON 09/05/2018. It wasn’t long ago that broadhead selection was a fairly simple process… There just weren’t that many options available. Well, those days are gone. Now there are a plethora […]

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Hunting Backpack Review Announcement 2018

Hunting Backpack Review Announcement 2018 I am super excited to announce that we will be conducting a hunting backpack review over the next couple of months. I have been unable to contractually review backpacks for a few years and its time to find the next best pack to suit my needs, so I figured you […]

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Tim Gilligham Extreme Shot Angles 9.50

Tim Gilligham Extreme Shot Angles 9.50 podcast episode Tim Gilligham Extreme Shot Angles 9.50 Tim Gillingham and I discuss shooting your bow at extreme angles and how to shoot extreme angles: 1) We talk about shooting at extreme angles and what are some of the things to consider 2) We talk about how to level […]

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Spot and Stalk Archery Antelope Hunting

Spot and Stalk Archery Antelope Hunting How to be more effective at Spot and Stalk Archery Antelope Hunting This is a basic transcription from my podcast I did recently with Finding Backcountry  on Spot and Stalk Archery Antelope Hunting. These are some of the questions I was asked about Spot and Stalk Archery Antelope Hunting and the short […]

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