Wyoming: Public Comment Invited on Wolf Hunting Proposal

Wyoming-Game-and-Fish-Department-LogoCHEYENNE – The population of gray wolves in Wyoming continues to be healthy and exceed all criteria established to show that the species is recovered. As part of the management of wolves Wyoming uses hunting as it does with many other species. The draft regulation for the 2018 wolf hunting regulation is now available for public comment.

The total minimum population of wolves in Wyoming living outside of Yellowstone National Park and the Wind River Reservation at the end of 2017 was 238, with 198 in the Wolf Trophy Game Management Area. The proposed mortality limit for 2018 is expected to result in an end of year population of around 160 wolves in the trophy game area, similar to the 2017 wolf hunting season. [Read more…]

Bow Creek BC-42 Black-Out IR Trail Camera – Review

Bow Creek Outdoors Buck Fuel Soy Sauce and BC-42 Trail CameraLike many of you, I truly depend on my trail cameras to assist me in taking inventory of my hunting properties, placement of stands and timing of hunts. An added bonus is catching wildlife in some candid images! [Read more…]

Updates Are Coming to HomePort and BaseCamp

Garmin-LogoNext month, Garmin is releasing new versions of HomePort™ and BaseCamp™ that provide improved data security. At that time, Garmin will retire the Cloud Storage option. Be sure to export your user data from Garmin Cloud Storage before May 21, 2018. In addition, BaseCamp™ allows you to configure your favorite cloud storage provider as a replacement so you can keep your favorite waypoints in the same place you store your other important files. Please note, data will no longer be available from Garmin Cloud Storage after May 21, 2018. Detailed instructions for exporting your user data can be found in their FAQ. [Read more…]

Bow Creek’s Buck Fuel Soy Sauce – Review

Bow Creek Outdoors Buck Fuel Soy SauceI primarily hunt smaller properties that don’t necessarily hold deer throughout the day and year.

This makes it very challenging to hunt in October and after the middle of November in these areas. [Read more…]

Firenock Titanium Fastener Upgrade Kit for Bow – Review

APA Viper Nano Limb PocketIf someone were to tell you that you could mitigate anything rusting on your bow and reduce the weight of you bow by up to 6 ounces, would your ears perk up?!

Well when I heard this my ears perked up as did my shoulder! [Read more…]

First Lite Prepares to Launch 2018 Collection

First Lite Aerowool 150 Ultralight Wick TopKetchum, ID First Lite, a brand synonymous with premium gear, design innovation and a commitment to conservation is ramping up to launch its new 2018 products.

The new line, as well as sold out favorites, will be available for pre-order at Firstlite.com starting on Tuesday, March 27th, and First Lite will host a live Q&A event on Wednesday, March 28th at noon MDT to talk about its new wool program, revolutionary softshell, game-changing down jacket and much more. [Read more…]

Western Bear Foundation 2018 Raffle Bearnanza

We are excited to share the Western Bear Foundation’s 2018 Raffle Bearnanza! 

Western Bear Foundation Bearnanza Flyer [Read more…]

One Montana Announces Cutting-Edge Hunting Ethics and Access Program

Mystery Ranch LogoBozeman, MT. – MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company, devoted to making mission-specific products is proud to announce their support of One Montana and a new program designed to put more ethical, educated, and effective hunters in the field.

Common Ground, a collaborative group of landowner and sportsmen organizations, is developing a comprehensive, advanced hunter education program. The program’s mission is to provide advanced hunter education that increases hunter competence, ethical hunting behavior, private land access and knowledge of agriculture and land stewardship. [Read more…]

Wyoming Grizzly Bear Hunting Regulations

Here is what you need to know!

Wyoming Grizzly Bear RegulationsWyoming Grizzly Bear Hunting Draft Regulations where released.  We have been following this for some time and are pleased with the work put in to get these regulations out this year. If all goes as planned the first Grizzly Bear Hunt in Wyoming in over 40 years will take place this fall.  We have studied the regulations and broke out the key points below. [Read more…]

4 Steps For A Successful Spring Food Plot

Mossy-Oak-GameKeepersWEST POINT, MS – The spring and summer months are critical when it comes to deer herd health. By providing a consistent, high-protein food source, whitetails will have their best chance for reaching their full genetic potential. Below are 4 key steps to help you grow a successful spring food plot this year.

Know Your Dirt

If you haven’t recently taken a soil test to know where your pH level is or if you are in need of soil nutrients, get it done. Knowing the characteristics of the soil not only helps determine the most productive species to plant but gives land managers the information needed to properly amend the soil ensuring a successful, nutritious food plot. Soil tests through the BioLogic lab are fast, simple, and inexpensive. Choose the crop you are planning to plant, and you will receive fertilizer recommendations specific to that crop and your soil. [Read more…]