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Desert Sheep. In Search of the SLAM!

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If you are like most sheep hunters you probably started off with a Dall Sheep hunt or with drawing a Rocky or California Bighorn tag, and then….it happened, you got bit by the sheep bug. I have been fortunate enough to take a great Dall and a really nice Stone Sheep. Still waiting to draw […]

Getting Started Hunting Out West

New Mexico Antelope Hunting 2013

Being a Hunting Consultant, I talk to a ton of hunters each and every day and being born and raised out West it is easy to take what we have for granted, but for many it is their dream to come to go hunting out West. The downside to coming out West is that it […]

New Record SCI Grizzly Bear Taken by One of Our Outfitters!

New World Record Grizzly Bear

This last April, Bob Steed was sitting and glassing from a vantage point with his guide, who, by the way, has guided well over 100 successful grizzly hunters, when they spotted this monster griz feeding on a fresh moose kill. After a three mile stalk on snowshoes in tricky mountain winds, they were able to […]

Our Top 4 Most Affordable Archery Elk Hunts

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Having great outfitters is such a blessing as a consultant. At Outdoors International we have assembled the A-Team for archery elk hunting. We have 4 really affordable archery elk hunts you need to ask us about. All of these affordable archery elk hunts are in are in areas that are covered up in elk. Hunts […]

Hunting Late Season Bulls in New Mexico

Justin Sparks New Mexico Elk

Last month, Justin and I were invited to New Mexico to check out a new potential outfitter (see here). Problem was, we had just a weeks notice. Luckily, I’m a spur-of-the-moment guy, and it didn’t conflict with any family activities for Justin either, so we said “sure” (of course we did, we’re not stupid). Both […]

Watch out for Archery Elk Flu!

Archery elk flu

So I felt it was my duty to help warn you all about the growing epidemic known as Archery Elk Flu and all of its terrible symptoms. For those of you who have never been exposed to Archery Elk Hunting the rut, let me just say, whew!!!! You have dodged a bullet, and can stop […]

So you say you wanna hunt mountain goats?

Shad with his World Record archery mountain goat.

I speak to a lot of people who say they want to hunt mountain goats, but I think quite often they like the idea of hunting them more so than the reality. Why do I say that? Well first off, you have a limited number of places you can hunt mountain goats, and even fewer […]

How to Choose the Right Caliber

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Whatever you’re game, you want to make sure you use enough gun. Do you agree with our choices?

Newfoundland Moose Hunt Review

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Went for a first-time moose hunt in Newfoundland with one of your outfitters. Russ Meyer set me up with a week-long moose and bear hunt, and it was an exciting mix of spot and stalk. Newfoundland provides for some steep terrain with timber and bogs. Thanks to our knowledgeable guide we were able to navigate […]

Hunting With Your ATV: What’s Needed

Cooler temperatures and emerging fall colors in the woods means more exciting adventures for ATV riders. However, along with the riding comes a renewed call for common sense and conscious interactions with others in the back country. ATV enthusiasts aren’t the only ones in the deep Dakota woods on four-wheel. Hunters on ATVs are becoming […]

Hard Earned Elk in Beautiful British Columbia

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by Marc Warnke I recently went on an archery elk hunt in British Columbia with my Train to Hunt friends. Flat out…it was the hardest hunt of my life. To encapsulate the difficulty, I climbed and descended over 25,000 vertical feet in 5 days of hunting! That meant 2-4 hr climbs in the dark, every […]

Best Apps for Hunting Outfitters

Hunting outfitters everywhere should embrace their mobile devices. If they haven’t already, they will soon realize what great tools and resources they are; one great resource being the apps. Any serious hunter will act like a kid in a candy shop after seeing the many useful apps these devices have to offer. Some of the […]

Gathering Gobblers: The Basics Of Turkey Hunting

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Hunting turkeys had become mostly a springtime activity across much of the U.S. in the 1970s after centuries of the sport were traditionally reserved for the fall. Spring is considered an “easy” time to hunt turkeys, presenting little challenge to the true sportsman. Larry Case, a Department of Natural Resources officer in West Virginia, told […]

Capra World Slam

A CAPRA WORLD SLAM® requires 12 different species (subspecies) of world animals from the list below. Application American Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) Pyrenean Chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica pyrenaica) Cantabrian Chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica parva) Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra rupicapra) New Zealand Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) Carpathian Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra carpatica) Balkan Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra balcanica) Caucasian Chamois (Rupicapra […]

Asia 8 SCI Continental Award

Minimum Requirements and Eligible Categories Required 8 species taken from their native habitat. Rifle & Bow requirements are the same. Recipients of the Asia 8 SCI Continental Award ❏ Eurasian lynx ❏ Eurasian brown bear ❏ Siberian brown bear ❏ Kamchatka brown bear ❏ Amur brown bear ❏ Mideastern brown bear ❏ Gray wolf ❏ […]