Tribe. Meat. Movement.

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Because we put ourselves and what we do out into the public, we draw criticism from people who don’t hunt, primarily on YouTube and to some degree on Instagram, and especially on the video of Chase’s bear hunt on Kodiak Island in 2016. To those who don’t do it, hunting appears to be an exercise in ego, domination, and the … Read More

Goma’s Stuffing

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One of our favorite people and the best cooks we know (@melissa.talboom) shared with us one of her favorite ways of preparing bear meat. Feel free to substitute bear meat with your favorite wild alternative. Here’s what you need: 1/2 pound of game sausage 4 stocks celery 2 sour apples peeled and cored 2 onions Grind all of the above. … Read More

The hardest part. The best part.

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It’s type-two fun. The kind of fun you hate. The kind of fun you dread. The kind of fun that’s only fun looking back on it. The kind of fun that results in tingling feet, raw hips, and sore backs, but also a freezer full of goodness. On Monday, Chase killed a great Arizona bull in a tough unit, over … Read More

On Getting Mountain Fit

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I’m approaching my mid-40s. I’m 7 years older than Chase and a decade older than Kevin. When I was younger, that age difference would have been my advantage. But as we age, it is a liability. A liability I feel creeping up on me despite my wishes and behavioral tantrums to resist it. I felt my age a lot on … Read More

December Glass

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It feels good to sit behind glass each December. Even though Arizona’s deer seasons are generous, it’s deer are not. And most of us who set out to kill a deer with a bow go home empty-handed. The season is open in some units, closed in others, and is usually the last 2 or 3 weeks of the year. Plenty … Read More

Giveaway Winners

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With the imminent conclusion of Season 5, it was our pleasure to conduct the Season 5 Giveaway. Starting late last week, we organized all of the entries into a spreadsheet where each was assigned a random number, then ordered by that number. Using random.org, we then started selecting winners for each of the giveaway prizes. But as with many things … Read More