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Best Archery Gear for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 Mathews Halon Bow Contributing Editor Lon Lauber is currently using the Mathews Halon bow. It’s super fast, really quiet, has Read More...


Meat Prep and Cooking

Best Camping Gear for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 FoodSaver GameSaver Outdoorsman Premium Kit The FoodSaver GameSaver Silver was designed with outdoorsmen in mind to allow them to preserve Read More...

Meat Prep and Cooking2021-02-10T15:11:05-08:00


Best Storage Solutions for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 SKB Hunter Series Bowcase 2SKB-4117 This is a great case that keeps everything an archer needs organized and protected. It Read More...


Field Accessories

Best Field Accessories for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 Diamond D Custom Leather Guide’s Choice™ Chest Holster The Guide’s Choice™ Chest Holster is our go-to pistol holster when hunting, Read More...

Field Accessories2021-02-10T15:11:05-08:00

Knives and Sharpeners

Best Knives and Sharpeners for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 Spyderco Bradley 2 Folder This awesome knife is the result of collaboration with Gayle Bradley, and the second generation Read More...

Knives and Sharpeners2021-02-10T15:11:06-08:00

Apparel, Footwear and Accessories

Best Apparel, Footwear and Accessories for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 Caddis Durabreathable Hybrid Waders The FW19801-2W waders by Caddis are built for harsh weather in tough conditions. The Read More...

Apparel, Footwear and Accessories2021-02-10T15:11:32-08:00


Best Optics for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 Nightforce SHV 5-20x56 Riflescope In 2015 we tested the SHV 5-20x56 and thought it was awesome. The scope allows you to Read More...


Guns and Ammo

Best Guns and Ammo for Hunting in Alaska in 2016 Wild West Guns Alaskan Co-Pilot Made for Alaskans, the Wild West Guns AlaskanCo-Pilot begins with a factory-made Marlin 1895, Read More...

Guns and Ammo2021-02-10T15:11:32-08:00

Hunting the Haul Road

By Steve Meyer The “Haul Road,” otherwise known as the Dalton Highway, is a 400-mile stretch of gravel, broken pavement, frost heaves, potholes and sharp drop-offs without the benefit of Read More...

Hunting the Haul Road2017-10-13T03:39:58-08:00

Wolverine: the Mad Max of the Wilderness

By Bjorn Dihle Wolverine have long been mythologized and misportrayed, so much so that when most people think of the species they envision actor Hugh Jackman's chiseled abs, pulsating Read More...

Wolverine: the Mad Max of the Wilderness2021-02-15T10:17:29-08:00

Fall 2015

Departments The Opener  6 Editor’s Tracks  8 Hunt Alaska Online  10 Hunting for a Compliment 12 Gear Shop 16 Technical Talk 20 After the Shot 24 Ballistics & Ammo 28 Read More...

Fall 20152017-11-04T18:24:56-08:00

Mac’s Blacktail Chili and Fiesta Rice

Mac’s Blacktail Chili and Fiesta Rice Recipe and Photo by Marcus Weiner Serves 6

 1 pound of ground blacktail (I grind my deer, adding about 10% beef suet) Read More...

Mac’s Blacktail Chili and Fiesta Rice2021-02-15T10:33:18-08:00

Small Game Alaska

By Paul D. Atkins   As we pushed our way through the waist deep snow the big snowshoe hare just sat there and waited. His “white” camouflage blended perfectly Read More...

Small Game Alaska2021-02-15T10:26:27-08:00

The Ghost of Allen Hasselborg

Bjorn Dihle In the spring of 2013, I set off from Juneau with the hopes of kayaking to Sitka and visiting the homestead of Allen Hasselborg, a hermit that Read More...

The Ghost of Allen Hasselborg2017-10-13T03:53:53-08:00


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