Author: Tyler Freel

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Feds Close the Central Brooks Range to Sheep Hunters

Feds Close the Central Brooks Range to Sheep Hunters

Earlier this week, the Federal Subsistence Board voted unanimously to close more federal public lands in Alaska—this time for Dall sheep hun [...]
Alaska Aims to Allow Bear Baiting in Kenai Wildlife Refuge

Alaska Aims to Allow Bear Baiting in Kenai Wildlife Refuge

Alaska has been in a tug-of-war with federal agencies over wildlife management for decades. In the most recent struggle, the state asked the [...]
4 Tips to Spot More Big Game This Season

4 Tips to Spot More Big Game This Season

Glassing for big-game might seem easy because of the sheer size of the quarry you are in pursuit of, but even having the best optics won’t g [...]
Single Bevel Broadheads: What They Are and What They Do

Single Bevel Broadheads: What They Are and What They Do

If you’re a bowhunter, it’s almost a certainty that you’ve heard of single bevel broadheads. What were once only whispers and hushed convers [...]
Why You Can Never Outrun a Charging Bear

Why You Can Never Outrun a Charging Bear

Editor’s Note: We originally told this story back in 2016 when Bob Eder told his chilling account of a brutal bear attack to Tyler Freel, wh [...]
These Add-Ons Make the Skeletool the Ultimate Multi-Tool

These Add-Ons Make the Skeletool the Ultimate Multi-Tool

Of the wide variety of multi-tools available today, one of the most universally useful is the Leatherman Skeletool. It’s a simple folding pl [...]
The Real Story Behind the Infamous “Alberta Grizzly”

The Real Story Behind the Infamous “Alberta Grizzly”

It wasn’t that long ago that email chains—not social media—were how many incredible hunting stories and photos went viral. These days, you’l [...]
Rats Are One of Alaska’s Worst Invasive Species

Rats Are One of Alaska’s Worst Invasive Species

Invasive species are a dime-a-dozen these days, but rats in Alaska aren’t exactly hitting front pages. Despite being one of the most commo [...]
Feds to Vote on Closure of 60 Million Acres of Hunting Land for Non-Locals

Feds to Vote on Closure of 60 Million Acres of Hunting Land for Non-Locals

After being deferred for a year by the Federal Subsistence Board, a final meeting to vote on the potential closure of over 60 million acre [...]
Moose Attack Videos: Sled Dog Team Attacked

Moose Attack Videos: Sled Dog Team Attacked

Alaska’s moose typically get grouchy in March and April. Weary from deeper snow and a less-than-ideal diet, late winter is the time when m [...]
Video: Backcountry Snowmachiners Rescue Alaska Moose

Video: Backcountry Snowmachiners Rescue Alaska Moose

The young bull moose had fallen through shelf ice and would have certainly died in the shallow creek. via Facebook A group of Alaskans wer [...]
Western Arctic Caribou Herd Sees Dramatic and Mysterious Decline

Western Arctic Caribou Herd Sees Dramatic and Mysterious Decline

Over the last two weeks, various outlets have been trickling out information from a December 15, 2021 meeting of the Western Arctic Car [...]
My Best Hunts of 2021 Were Close to Home

My Best Hunts of 2021 Were Close to Home

The year’s end is widely-considered a time for reflection and a stereotypical regurgitation of one’s personal highlights. As we close o [...]
Furbearers Are the Ultimate Renewable Resource

Furbearers Are the Ultimate Renewable Resource

Choosing to use renewable resources has never been more popular or more important. So it’s maddening for trappers to see the nonstop at [...]
Chuck Adams Breaks World-Record for Velvet Sitka Blacktail

Chuck Adams Breaks World-Record for Velvet Sitka Blacktail

When it comes to accomplished bowhunters, there’s no one quite like Chuck Adams, whose 2021 buck has just been certified as the new Pop [...]
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