Archives for January 2017

Geigerrig Rig Cadence Hydration Vest – Review

Geigerrig Rig CadenceI was on the search for a hydration solution, that would functional enough to use from trail half marathons to Spartan Beast Races.

This solution would have to be lightweight, low-profile, pockets to store supplements, support at least a 1.5 liter water bladder, no chaffing and allow me to mobilize through obstacles during an OCR event.

My search resulted in choosing the Geigerrig Rig Cadence Hydration Vest! [Read more…]

Colorado Elk Herd in the Crosshairs

Rocky Mountain Elk FoundationMISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is raising a word of warning about a “quiet” movement in Colorado seeking to place wolves on the landscape. It also has grave concerns about the tactics used by environmentalists and animal rights groups behind such efforts. [Read more…]

RMEF Maintains Stance: No Sale or Transfer of Public Lands

Rocky Mountain Elk FoundationMISSOULA, MT—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation maintains its long-standing stance in adamantly opposing the sale or transfer of federal lands to states.

“We have always been against the sale or transfer of our public lands but now we’re seeing some western state legislatures mulling or taking action that could lead to that happening. We’re also hearing some chatter on the federal level,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “This is dangerous for two reasons. First, it could result in the privatizing of these lands and the subsequent permanent loss of public access for hunters, anglers, hikers and others. Second, this discussion is a smoke screen of sorts that does nothing to address the real issue of the crucial need for active management of our forests.” [Read more…]

Moultrie M-40 Game Cam Reaches Far And Fast

Moultrie M-40Birmingham, AL – Moultrie®, the best-selling brand of trail cameras, game feeders and wildlife management products, introduces the M-40 game camera, which sports exceptionally impressive statistics in two of the top-ranking feature categories that matter most in game cameras: trigger speed and flash range. ‬‬

The biggest and most mature bucks on your property are often the most skittish and difficult to scout, but even the fastest-cruising deer is no match for the eye of the Moultrie M-40, which features a lightning-fast 0.3-second trigger speed. And to further enhance the cameras impressive capabilities, a 100-foot flash range gives hunters an extra set of eyes that can spot game with impressive speed and reliability, 24 hours a day. [Read more…]

Adventure Plans?

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If you could hunt anywhere in the world, where would it be?

If you could try any new outdoor activity, what would it be?

If you could go to anyplace in the world where would you go?

“After winning the lottery” I would love to bowhunt in New Zealand. I have been “chomping at the bit”, to get back to Montana, Colorado, Wyoming for a family vacation and if it’s early September, hitting the backcountry to chase some elk!

Please, leave a comment and let us know your plans!

Hawk Introduces Sasquatch

Hawk SasquatchFrankenmuth, MI— January 9, 2017 — It has been confirmed, there truly is a ‘Beast of The Woods’! Hawk proudly introduces the largest stands to ever hit the woods with the 21′ SASQUATCH 1.5-MAN and the 18′ SASQUATCH 2.0-MAN Ladders.

Designed with Beast-Sized MeshComfort™ Lounger Seats and platforms large enough to take all your gear AND an extra lunchbox to the woods! The XXL MeshComfort™ Seats define ‘comfort’ and flip-up with Silent Teflon Washers so hunters can make full use of the oversized platform. Built with XL Oval Tubing that even a Big Foot would trust! [Read more…]

MYSTERY RANCH Launches full line of QUICK DRAW Pack Accessories

Mystery Ranch LogoBozeman, MT. – MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company, devoted to making mission-specific packs through state-of-the-art load-carrying technologies is set to introduce an entire lineup of pack accessories in 2017.

MYSTERY RANCH’s “QUICK DRAW” products allow the user to add on and customize their pack in a wide variety of ways. Rifle slings, bear spray holsters, waterproof haulers and several other opportune accessories will now be available. [Read more…]

Hooyman Ratchet Pruner – Review

Hooyman Ratchet PrunerI have been using the Hooyman 5ft Extendable Tree Saw for years! It is very useful in cutting limb to and from your treestand, as well as from your treestand!

So, when Hooyman said they were coming out with their Hooyman Ratchet Pruner with a detachable folding saw, I knew I would purchasing one of these! [Read more…]

U.S. Rep. Hudson Introduces NSSF-Backed National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

NSSF National Shooting Sports FoundationNEWTOWN, Conn.-U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) introduced the NSSF-supported Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (H.R. 38) on the first day of the 115th Congress. The proposed legislation, with 63 co-sponsors, would compel states to recognize concealed carry permits issued from other states that have concealed carry laws within their own borders – much in the same way a driver’s license is recognized. The bill aims to eliminate the confusion of varying state-by-state laws and provide protection for Second Amendment rights for permit holders. [Read more…]

A Daypack for Hunters Stalking from Sunup to Sundown

MYSTERY RANCH CrestBozeman, MT – MYSTERY RANCH is pleased to introduce an innovative hunting pack to their upcoming 2017 lineup of daypacks. The CREST sports all the features needed in a pack for an efficient day hunt.

Inspired by MYSTERY RANCH’s military packs, the CREST is a hunting daypack designed to carry all your essentials. With top loading, zippered access to the main compartment, it’s easy to stash and retrieve your primary gear. [Read more…]