Spot and Stalk Hunting Axis Deer in Lanai

Bow Hunting Axis Deer It was early August on the Hawaiian island of Lanai. I’m with my good buddy Randy, his son Gatlin, and our guide Alec for a three-day Axis deer hunt as we labored over maps and strategized our hunt for Hawaii’s most coveted big game species. Spot And Stalk Hunting For Axis Deer Spot and stalk hunting …

Choosing the Right Optic Combination for Your Hunt

Put Your Optics to Work for You on Your Next Hunting Trip Hunters invest hard work, dedicate valuable time, and go the extra mile to do their part to make a hunt come together. Gear is put to the test, as well as the strength and endurance of a hunter’s body and emotions. It’s critical, when a hunt comes together, to have the …

Pure Hunting | E-Scouting with On X Maps

Scout Your Hunt From Home Before Making the Trip Live the Dream  For many hunters, pursuing game on a western hunt is a dream, aspiration, and lofty goal. Putting in the time and resources for a chance at a hunt on a western mountain range aloft a high peak, or deep into desert country can be taxing. Every year hunters filled with …

DIY Moose Hunting | The North American Adventure

Are You Ready to Tackle DIY Moose Hunting? If you enjoy spending time outdoors, there’s no shortage of adventures you can pursue in North America. From backpacking to rock climbing to hunting, there is something that will always intrigue us, challenge us, and push us to new heights. DIY moose hunting has to rank near the top of one or all of those lists. It combines backpacking/hiking …

DIY Caribou Hunting | Plan Your Own Hunting Trip

How to Go DIY Caribou Hunting in Alaska If you’re like most hunters in the lower 48, the allure of hunting in Alaska has probably always been on your mind. There’s something about that rugged and beautiful state that just captures our imaginations. And when you think of Alaska, it is hard not to dream of all the big game hunting opportunities there …

DIY Sheep Hunting | Tips and Tactics

What You Need to Know for DIY Sheep Hunting If you’re reading this article, you’re no doubt interested in do it yourself (DIY) hunting trips. Regardless of which species you want to pursue, planning a DIY hunt can be a very rewarding or frustrating experience. If you put the effort into your research and planning and manage to fill your …

Everything You Need to Know for Planning a DIY Hunt

Planning a DIY Hunt | How to Start Now At some point in our lives, we’ve all probably dreamt about doing an out of state hunt of a lifetime. The call to adventure in a new place, maybe even chasing an animal you’ve never hunted before – it’s a really exciting idea. So why don’t more of us actually do …

Packing Bow Hunting Gear for Hunting Trips

Bow Hunting Gear Packing Advice and Tips In a recent blog I was featured in, “5 Bow Hunters Share How They Pack Their Hunting Bags”, I reviewed what bow hunting gear I take and how I pack my bags for hunting. This blog also contained advice from 4 other hunters, providing a wealth of information for bow hunters traveling for …

Sawyer Insect Repellent and Sunscreen

Sawyer Insect Repellent and Sunscreen Review An absolute essential for sportsman during most of the year is insect repellant and sunscreen. This is especially true for spring and summer hunting or off-season activities. Whether it’s turkey hunting, hog hunting, or scouting for deer, spraying down with insect repellant and sunscreen can protect you from the sun and keep potential serious insects like …

Black Bear Hunting Opportunities and Tips

Black Bear Hunting | Tactics, Tips, and Videos Ranging from Maine to Alaska, the American Black Bear is the most widely distributed bear species in North America. Black bears can be found in the heavily wooded timber tracts of the North East, the smokey Appalachian region, the oak country of the Ozarks, the pine forests around the Great Lakes, across …