Hunting Boots

JayGear

boots

What happens when you take a pair of brand new boots to the Caucasus Mountains to hunt tur?

A Rut Story 4.5 billion years in the making

JayHunting

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 … Read More

This Canvas Tent

ColeCulture

This Canvas Tent

  All I need can be found in this canvas tent. It has every basic necessity that I need to survive, coupled with a few somewhat modern conveniences. I have far too many worldly possessions and I am aware of … Read More

Would They Be Disappointed?

ColeCulture

arrowhead

While aimlessly wandering the juniper flats of Northern Arizona in search of shed elk antlers every spring, I often stumble across arrowheads abandoned in the shifting soils. It seems that I find one every time I head out. These lost … Read More

Shoot, or Pass?

JayHunting

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 … Read More

Extend Your Season By Hunting Javelina

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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 … Read More

Western States Draw Strategy

JayHunting

bowhunting elk

In the last several years, more and more hunters have started expanding their hunt opportunities by traveling to other states to hunt. With so much of the fall open for hunting throughout the various states, the opportunities are immense, but … Read More

The hardest part. The best part.

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The Mountain Project

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, … Read More