Montana Elk Hunting | Full Story of Willi Schmidt’s 2017 Montana Hunt

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Bow Hunting Elk in Montana     By: Willi Schmidt   The 2017 season had kicked off with some great success!  After killing my biggest bull elk to date in Utah, I headed to Alaska for my first ever moose hunt.  That was a great adventure and I was able to take my first moose.  I was ready to head …

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Utah Elk Hunting | Full Story of Willi Schmidt’s 2017 Hunt

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Bow Hunting Elk in Utah   By: Willi Schmidt   Chasing bugling bull elk in September has been my biggest hunting passion.  If I was told I had to give up hunting everything but one species, the decision would be easy, archery elk.   My gear list for this hunt included:   Hoyt Carbon Defiant bow Gold Tip Hunter 340 …

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Product Hunting Reviews | Shooting Hearing Protection

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ESP Shooting Hearing Protection Review   Preserving your hearing is obviously very important for everyday life, but it’s often overlooked by hunters and shooters. Why? Oftentimes a hunter’s pride gets in the way of good judgment. You either don’t want to look stupid wearing shooting ear muffs at the shooting range, or you don’t want to potentially impede your hearing …

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What is the Best Knife for Western and DIY Hunting?

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Outdoor Edge Razor Edge and Flip n’ Blaze Knife Review A knife is as useful as it is sharp, a dull blade is utterly useless. Nowhere have I believed this statement to be truer than in the rugged western country. Hundreds of miles from home, miles from transportation, and a great span of rough terrain and elevation creates a very …

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Product Hunting Reviews | Lighted Nock Review

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Nock Out Lighted Nock Review   For this product review, I review Nock Out® lighted nocks. If you’ve bow hunted a fair amount, you’ve been in a situation where an animal steps out right before dark. If not, it will eventually. Most animals are just more active right at dawn and dusk. Unfortunately, these low-light scenarios can make it really …

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Pure Hunting Product Reviews | Browning X-Bolt review

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Browning X-Bolt Review In this Browning X-Bolt review video, I’m excited to show you the X-Bolt rifle series. First, it is a phenomenal hunting rifle to bring along for several different trips across the country and can be used on many different species depending on what caliber it’s chambered in. You can find one of these rifles in current production …

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Hunting Workouts | Getting in Shape for Western Hunting

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Preparing for Western Hunting | Hunting Workouts     Hunting is hard…but western hunting is just plain difficult! It strains your gear, your emotions and your body all at the same time.  Hunting, regardless of the technologies we bring to the field will always remain a primal grudge match between predator and prey.  The only thing we can improve upon …

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Mastering a “Do It Yourself” Pronghorn Hunting Trip

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Tips for a DIY Pronghorn Hunting Trip   The American pronghorn or antelope as they are typically referred to by hunters are plentiful across the plains of the West stretching from northern Mexico all the way up through the plains of Canada. Their unique orange and white hides mesh well into the sun-bleached grasses and sage flats they call home.  …

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Tips and Tactics | Bow Hunting Elk in September 

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Bow Hunting Elk in September Hunting elk in September is considered by many to be the holy grail of DIY bow hunting. Like hunting turkeys on steroids, the grandeur of the mountains mixed with animals weighing over 800 lbs. makes for an adventure you cannot have by just stepping out the back door. With the increase in social media exposure, …

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Tips and Tactics for Bow Hunting Turkeys

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Bow Hunting Turkeys | Tips, Tactics, and Gear to Consider Turkey season has arrived in many states and is just around the corner for others. This might be the year you have considered doing things a bit different in the way you approach hunting turkeys. For many, this is swapping out the old Browning 12 gauge for a stick and …

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