Author: Karl Hylle

Nemo Sonic™: The best sleeping bag money can buy

Nemo Sonic™: The best sleeping bag money can buy

This past April, as the first COVID lockdowns were being put in place, I took a road trip to Montana. I figured, if I’m supposed to isolate myself from others, I may as well go somewhere where not seeing any other people is a bonus. So off I went into the backcountry of the Big

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Try this rifle sight-in trick for point-and-shoot hits

Try this rifle sight-in trick for point-and-shoot hits

Ask a group of hunters how they sight in their rifles and you will get as many answers. “An inch high at a hundred.” “As long as it hits a pie plate.” “Nuts on at 200.” Although some of these are better than others, none of them are technically wrong—and all of them can be

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Practice bird hunting with the Champion WheelyBird 2.0 electric clay thrower

Practice bird hunting with the Champion WheelyBird 2.0 electric clay thrower

Duck opener is just a few weeks away, upland season follows close behind, and in some places early goose season has already begun. It’s time to break out the shotgun and get some practice in so you can be effective when the birds start flying. But thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, trap clubs around the

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Get the most from your backcountry sleep system: Find the right sleeping pad

Get the most from your backcountry sleep system: Find the right sleeping pad

When it comes to getting your gear together for a backcountry hunt, tents, sleeping bags, and packs get all the glory. The humble sleeping pad is usually an afterthought, or is even excluded altogether in a show of faux toughness. The reality is, a high-quality sleeping pad is essential for getting the performance you expect

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Buying the right sleeping bag made simple

Buying the right sleeping bag made simple

With turkey and spring bear seasons ending across the country, it’s time to turn attention toward fall hunting plans. This will be the first in a series of articles helping you to select the gear you need for your hunts this fall. In this initial installment, we will cover the surprisingly confusing process of purchasing

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Try handloading for guaranteed ammo supply in times of trouble

When fear and uncertainty hit—whether from a pandemic, financial crisis, or a good old-fashioned natural disaster—handloading your own ammunition ensures you can keep hunting regardless of what ammo is left on the shelves. This past weekend I went to the range with some friends from out of town. We sighted in a few rifles and

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