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 was … [Read more...] about Tia Survives Hurricane Moose Hunt
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If you still believe Gore-Tex can’t keep you dry, stop reading because this all about Simms Gore-Tex Pro Shell waterproof garments, the best rainwear I’ve worn in 50 years of hunting. It beat southeast Alaska! I’ve journeyed to the Alaska wilderness 19 times. Each time I … [Read more...] about Simms Gore-Tex Beats Alaska
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