Field
Notes

22

November
2022

November 22, 2022

It’s Mexico in the deer

couescamp 1
researched The Mountain Project on YouTube’s search engine. One of the highest volume searches is “Mountain Project Coues Deer.” Over the last several years, our trips to hunt Coues deer in Sonora have become part of what we’re known for.

02

November
2022

November 2, 2022

October Coues Deer… in Sonora?

october coues cover
exico is usually a January trip for us, but Mesquite Mountain Outfitters had some early-season tags and invited us down this year. I had never taken a velvet buck, so the opportunity was exciting. Josh and Joe came with me,

19

October
2022

October 19, 2022

In Constant Motion

waves are lapping
m sitting at a desk in my home office. My fingers tap a keyboard as I write this. My home is in a sprawling city of some six million people. When I step outside, I hear the constant noise of

22

February
2022

February 22, 2022

My Box Of Deer Heads

deer antlers in a box
Why keeping my Coues deer heads in a box is better than putting them on the wall.

14

June
2021

June 14, 2021

The End of Draw Season

Sam Heffelfinger
A reflection on application season, and a look ahead to the upcoming adventures.

30

December
2020

December 30, 2020

How To Glass Big Game

Glassing Big Game
A quick to read how-to guide on how we break down a mountain to find big game.

15

November
2020

November 15, 2020

A Rut Story 4.5 billion years in the making

mule deer
This is the incredible story about how two enormous rocks colliding some 4.5 billion years ago created the moon, the tides, and the timing of the breeding season for the animals we love to hunt. Not long after (not long

10

April
2020

April 10, 2020

Shoot, or Pass?

full draw on bull elk
In September 2019 I had an archery tag to hunt elk in one of Arizona’s best unit. During the season, at least 5 or 6 other hunters killed bulls that we near or over 400″. Honestly, it was probably more

25

February
2020

February 25, 2020

Extend Your Season By Hunting Javelina

javelina hunting
For a lot of hunters, the end of the calendar year brings with it the end of the hunting season. And with that, our activities begin to change – sliding back into the daily grind we know for most of