We (except for Chase) love Sierra Nevada’s APA

Jon WhiteBeverages

THE STORY Talk to any fan of craft beer across the country and chances are they’ve heard of this beer. The iconic short stubby brown bottle with the green label can be spotted across a football field by its legion of hop crazy fans. Released in 1980 this is the beer that brought hops to the American beer palate. Started … Read More

Casey Robinson’s State Record Ram

Casey RobinsonHunting

I remember like it was yesterday—my wife calling and asking what tag from Game & Fish costs $300 because they had just pulled it from our account. My response: “If you’re not playing a sick joke on me, it means either you or I have an Arizona sheep tag.”I’m pretty sure that most any Arizona sheep applicant would have said … Read More

Lance Mitchell: 30 Mile Ram

Lance MitchellHunting

Seeing your name next a draw result that says “Successful” for Desert Bighorn is indescribable. Realizing immediately after that you’ve just left a job with 6 weeks vacation and the new job only gave you 7 days for this year is PANICKING! Especially when the unit you drew is arguably considered one of the toughest in the state. It definitely … Read More

The Irony of Life and Death and Hunting and Hunters

Jay | @shoveltailHunting

I grew up in a small town in eastern Arizona where hunting was a way of life… a rite of passage amongst friends, family, and a rural community with a deep connection to the land and animals around it. I was a young teen when I first saw an animal die, it was a cow elk that my dad shot … Read More

How social media is ruining hunting

Jay | @shoveltailHunting

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 reasons I stopped using them. The guiding industry is as cut-throat as they come. There’s immense pressure to be the … Read More

Featured Ram: Ray Long’s Colorado Rocky

Ray LongHunting

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 I spent every available moment on the mountain glassing and scouting for sheep. On September 18th 2011 my dream finally … Read More