On morning six of a ten-day moose hunt, my client came out of the tent geared up for another day of glassing and hiking. “I just know it is going to be a great day!" he exclaimed. “You put canned oranges in the oats and you’re the best guide I know!” The confidence boost … [Read more...] about Tia Survives Hurricane Moose Hunt
You don't mess with Texas, and if you're a grizzly bear you don't mess with Tia Shoemaker. Tia is a Registered Alaska Hunting Guide and bush pilot. She grew up in a wilderness homestead cabin, off the grid, home schooled. She shoots a 416 Remington, respects the game … [Read more...] about Wilderness Woman Tia Shoemaker
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Can you shoot bullets too fast to expand when they strike game? Some folks seem to think so. Bullets Too Fast for Bears I was in bear camp where our Canadian guide, a capital fellow, was doing his best to make sure his clients were properly prepared for their hunts. He … [Read more...] about Bullets Too Fast to Expand?
Packing for a big Alaska adventure is often more adventure than the adventure. Or, at least, it’s more stressful. Where did I put those gaiters? What happened to my Gore-Tex rain jacket? Should I take 40 rounds for the rifle, or will 20 be more than enough? What should be a … [Read more...] about How to Pack for Alaska Adventure