Author: Kubie Brown

Montana Senate Bill 143: The good, bad, and ugly possibilities

Montana is a state where hunting dreams are made. The rugged beauty of the landscape and the plethora of trophy game animals make it the number-one destination for hunters in the lower 48. Hunting, then, is an essential part of Montana’s culture and one of the biggest components of the state’s economy. Every year, out-of-state

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Wild sheep: North America’s ultimate big game challenge

Wild sheep: North America's ultimate big game challenge

Although there are an endless number of places to hunt in the world, hunters who live and hunt in North America are truly blessed. The popularity of our hunting culture, the variety of not only wild game but entire ecosystems, and the management and availability of both public and private land makes our continent one

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Keeping to the code: The importance of personal hunting ethics

Keeping to the code: The importance 0f personal hunting ethics

The cow was either very young and naïve, or she was just stupid. I saw her on the very first day I showed up to hunt elk on a new mountain range. She was standing there in the middle of the field, calmly munching a mouthful of grass about 100 yards from where I parked

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The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: Leading the fight for our hunting future

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: Leading the fight for our hunting future

America’s hunting legacy is as old as the country itself. The immigrants who first arrived on these shores had left behind the agricultural staples they relied upon in the old world, so hunting became one of the sole means of survival. These pioneers forged an American hunting tradition that became part of the bedrock of

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Hunting the small but mighty Coues whitetail deer

Hunting the small but mighty Coues whitetail deer

I’ve always been a fan of those ghost-hunting shows. It’s one of my guilty pleasures. Groups of people walk through supposedly haunted buildings in the dark, setting up thermal cameras and jumping at every small sound. Most of the time the things they see and hear are complete nonsense, easily explained away as dust motes

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What gear do you really need to get started hunting?

What gear do you really need to get started hunting?

For most new hunters, after getting their license and finding a place to hunt, the question that plagues them most is, “What gear do I need in order to get started?” There are hundreds of outdoor companies out there declaring that their products are essential to hunters and hunting success. For new hunters it can

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