Alaska presents harsh, unforgiving, remote environments where the game are large and hard to come by. It’s a punishingly perfect testing ground for hunting gear. Here’s a broad spectrum of items we used on the spot, stalk and eventual processing of game over the last year. Special thanks to Scott Haugen and Paul Atkins for their contributions in our 2018 roundup of Hunt Alaska’s Editor’s Choice Awards.
Nightforce Spotting Scope TS-80HD 20-60x www.nightforceoptics.com This is one bad-ass spotting scope. Images are crisp, even in low light and at the highest magnification setting. Like all Nightforc
Frontiersman Bear Spray with Practice Canister www.sabrered.com We appreciate how this product allows us to practice using inert spray with the same canister, deployment style and firing mechanism a
Otis .30 Cal Patriot Gun Cleaning Kit www.otistec.com This compact kit gives you everything needed to clean .30 caliber rifles. We took it into the field on multiple hunts in 2017 and it was perfect f
DiamondBlade Knives Pro Series Surge and Pinnacle II www.diamondbladeknives.com We used these knives to butcher two moose in 2017 and accomplished the task without resharpening the knives. That in its
Smokehouse Wild Game Breakfast Sausage Mix www.smokehouseproducts.com We like both the classic and zesty. The spice packet imparts a good flavor to the sausage, as attested to by the four Weiner boys