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The 7 Year Wait - Big Utah Mule Deer - by Austin Cowan
The 7 Year Wait - Big Utah Mule Deer - by Austin Cowan The morning of October 22 brought with it the kind of mixed emotions that you can only get on opening morning of a big game hunt. It...
More Effective Scouting with Phone Skope
While I love to digiscope wildlife all year long, I find my digiscoping setup to be of the most value when I'm scouting for the upcoming hunts. I personally use a phone skope adapter with my cell phone. I also...
The Pope & Young Club
BRIEF HISTORY The Pope and Young Club is one of North America’s leading bowhunting and wildlife conservation organizations. Founded in 1961 as a non-profit, scientific organization whose objectives included bettering the image of bowhunting, the Club has grown to be...
Wyoming Migration Initiative
Throughout the years, I have literally read every mule deer study or report I could get my hands on. Anytime I find a resource where I can increase my knowledge of mule deer behavior I take full advantage of the...
"Game On" - Colorado 2010
Mentally drained and physically exhausted, I just sat there in disbelief. To say I was bummed would be a gross understatement! The swing of emotions in such a short span of time was simply unbelievable. Only moments earlier, Nate Simmons...
Return to the Wyoming Winter Range
It had been several years since I had been out on the winter range in Wyoming photographing bucks......needless to say, I was super excited. Besides, what better way to spend Thanksgiving and Black Friday than on the winter range. No...
Rekindling the Fire
SNAAAP! The first thing that went through my mind was my rifle stock had just snapped in half! Thankfully, after I slowly rolled over, spit the dirt out of my mouth, and cleared my eyes, a quick visual inspection revealed...
Kuiu Icon Pro 7200 - by Randy Johnson
Basic Description: New, with some incredible added features is KUIU’s ICON PRO 7200 pack system. After listening to their vast network of outfitters/guides and extreme mountain hunters KUIU designed their ICON PRO SERIES to be extremely durable, tough and capable...
KUIU Mountain Star Tent Review
By Randy Johnson KUIU has developed a new lightweight, easily pitched tent to save the mountain hunter/backpacker valuable time when out on the mountain facing Mother Nature. The new Mountain Star tents combine advanced fabrics, pole technology, and an innovative...
Blacks Creek - Remedy 7 Alternative 3000 Review - By Matt Eastman
To start off with, I was very skeptical of doing this review. Over the last two seasons, I’ve strictly used Mystery Ranch packs. Unfortunately, I didn’t give other packs the time of day. When I received the Blacks Creek Remedy...
HILLEBERG SOULO Tent Review - By Randy Johnson
BASIC DESCRIPTION: HILLEBERG, THE TENTMAKER continues its long standing tradition of designing incredibly strong, comfortable tents. The SOULO is an extremely roomy, one-man, 5 season tent that is practically “bomb proof.” A dome style, free-standing tent, the SOULO is simple...
Aspect Solar Duo Flex Solar Panel and Battery Pack Review Powered my iReviewGear.com
Basic Description of Item:Aspect Solar Duo Flex Solar Panel and Battery Pack Review Aspect Solar Panel, for back packing, hiking, camping and boating. Get a charge during the day, and then charge your device at night. Great for 72 hour...
What Does it Take to Be a Woman Archer? - Part 3 - by Rebecca Francis
Equipment choice, Arrows and Broadheads: Last month I discussed the topic of choosing the right bow for you. The next step in the core element of equipment choice is arrows and broadheads. There are so many things to consider when...
Blacks Creek Remedy 7 Solution - Review by Clay Allen
To start off I would like to say I have been using Blacks Creek Packs and Frames for the last 6 years. I started with a Shocky Alaskan Yukon Pack because of its huge cargo space and convenient optics pockets...
GPS Chips from OnXMaps - Worth every Penny...
I don’t recommend going into a hunting unit blind, but that’s exactly what I did two years ago in Colorado. An old friend of mine and I had decided to put in for a 2nd choice area that neither of...
Introducing Sadie Jo Accashian
  Hello, my name is Sadie Jo Accashian and I’m not the average girl. Most girls like to go shopping at the mall or love the color pink; they would rather go to the movies then to anything out in...
KUIU Super Down Sleeping Bag 15 Review - By Randy Johnson
BASIC DESCRIPTION: KUIU’S Super Down sleeping bag line is a major game changer for mountain hunters or outdoor enthusiasts of any kind! Water resistant, these Super Down sleeping bags are the most technically advanced on the outdoor market today! Each...
The Basics of Technical Clothing - by Brad Carter
Choosing from today’s lineup of technical clothing can be overwhelming (and expensive). I grew up hunting in a cotton shirt, a pair of pants, and a jacket if it was cold. I always wore the same boots, same underwear, and...
Redesigned for 2014 - Sitka's 90% Jacket
The 90% Jacket and Pant have been a part of the Sitka lineup as a mainstay for several years. It’s has always been an incredible piece of gear and a go to for many western hunters. However, due to Sitka’s...
KUIU ULTRALIGHT 6000 PACK SYSTEM REVIEW - By Randy Johnson
Basic Description: New, the 2014 KUIU ULTRALIGHT Pack system is the lightest in the industry! KUIU continues its cutting edge technology in the world of Mountain Hunting. The ULTRA pack system was designed to be extremely simple yet innovative with...