How social media is ruining hunting

JayHunting

The Mountain Project

I recently had a conversation with a friend about a Facebook feud between two outfitters and their surrogates last week. It happens every year, every month, and nearly every day. It’s often worse on forums, and is one of the … Read More

Featured Ram: Ray Long’s Colorado Rocky

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The Mountain Project

Hunter: Ray Long State: Colorado Species: Rocky Year: 2011 “After 14 years waiting and 13 years of applying I had finally drawn a Colorado Rocky Mountain Bighorn Ram Tag from that moment on till the opening day of Sheep season … Read More

Featured Ram: Cody Voermans’ Citadel Ram

Cody VoermansHunting

The Mountain Project

It was late afternoon on the sixth day of my 10-day combo hunt for moose and Dall sheep with Arctic Red River Outfitters.  Strangely, I found myself resting comfortably in base camp.  My feet were propped up on a wooden … Read More

Featured Ram: Matthew Murphy’s Shut Down Ram

Matthew MurphyHunting

The Mountain Project

Sometimes you get lucky. In 2013, at the ripe old age of 29, I won a public lottery tag for bighorn sheep in Idaho’s unit 27-L.  The hunt was exciting by nature: remote area, difficult access, hard to draw, “any … Read More

Featured Ram: Matt Cutlip’s Desert

JayHunting

The Mountain Project

Hunter: Matthew Cutlip Sheep: Desert Bighorn State: Arizona Date: Dec/2014 Matt is a competitive archer and is known for killing monster Coues deer in the desert country of southern Az. In 2014 he drew a once-in-a-lifetime sheep tag in a … Read More

Angled vs. Straight Spotting Scopes

JayHunting

Spotting scopes are an important part of your optical system for field judging game you’ve already located and looking into deep cover for bedded animals. Scopes come in two different configurations, either with a straight or an angled eyepiece. Which … Read More

Why We Choose 12s

JayHunting

The Mountain Project

We’ve been using 12x binoculars almost exclusively for just over a year now, having made a switch from the excellent Swarovski SLC 15×56 binocular. It’s not that the 15s are bad, as the thousands of hunters that rely on them … Read More