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I definitely wasn’t expecting my first archery elk to look like this. I had lots of help, and everything went right. The freezer is full, and I’m still in disbelief. #firstlite #keepitpublic
This past week has been such a wild ride of emotion. Highest of highs, and lowest of lows. Many story's to be told. And memories that will last a lifetime. #archerybear #archeryelk #bowhunting #foundmybear #mountainsaremyskyline #happiness #hookednruttin #publiclands #keepitpublic #publiclandmatters
3/4 Tag soup. But damn was it fun. #keepitpublic #colorado #firstlite #elkhunting
Lol @joeweed55 is awesome.mikes gone as shit. Not really he’s off on the other side of the mountain deboning his deer. #backcountrycamping #backcountryhunting #mountainlife #muleyfreak #backcountryhuntersandanglers #mountainhunter #keepitpublic #highbuck
Saturday, September 22nd, is National Public Lands Day. I love our public lands; our public lands are available to each one of us to use and enjoy. The video shows some of why I love my public lands. We need to fight to conserve these areas for all future generations to come; we also need to fight for greater access and to preserve clean water in these areas. Get out there and use and enjoy these public lands and help preserve them for future generations. This Saturday, September 22nd, @firstlitehunting will be matching every dollar that is donated through their Round Up For Conservation Program. #publiclandsday #flroundup #publiclandowner #outdoors #sportsman #whatgetsyououtdoors #Iamasportsman #firstlite #gofartherstaylonger #publicandproud #publiclandsday2018 #keepitpublic #huntexploreconserve #backcountryhunters
One of my favorite parts of hunting is butchering all of the meat. From start to finish I know where it comes from and how it was put into my freezer or in this case @kristoefur22 freezer. Lean mean protein.
Looking forward to our next adventure... @mathewsinc 📸 @tanksphotobomb
It’s dark. I roll out of my tent and stumble a few minutes up the mountain to drop our packs out of the tree they spent the night in. Think about grabbing coffee and oats and enjoying sunrise with all the amenities - it’s only about a mile to the spot I have in mind. Sit in the middle of camp for a moment in the early morning quiet and contemplate what to bring. I watch the blues dance to pinks on the scree slopes above me and slowly pan my gaze down the valley across the glass water. It is, in every definition of the word, a *perfect* morning. Absolute. Reassuring. I can hear the blissful heavy breathing of the boys, still warm and dreaming in the tents. I’ve been doddling. I reach for a water bottle and my camera and start up the trail to catch the first rays of gold bursting through the peaks. If there’s a place I’m happier, I don’t know it yet. ✨
Called in an awesome bull off this trail yesterday morning. So this is depressing. #grizzly #idaho #keepitpublic #archeryelk #publicland
The braided rivers and fall colors of the arctic circle are some of the most beautiful things I've ever seen. #Alaska #adventure #huntAlaska #huntbackcountry #hunting #hiking #fishing #flyfishing #mountainhunting #BCHA #outdoors #publiclandowner #keepitpublic #bowhunting #archery
I had a great hunt yesterday. Looks like there isn’t an elk in the cards for me this year. I learned a lot this year and I am excited to learn more. . . #huntoregon #oregonbha @oregon_bha #publiclandowner #publicland #publiclands #nationalforest #sunrise #pnw #fog #archery #elkhunting #keepitpublic
Montana day one: 4 bears, a million pheasants (not in season yet), 500 ducks (also not in season), 2 sandhill cranes (not huntable here), a million and one white tails, one turkey (on private land), four very fast and as of yet unharvested ruffed grouse, and exactly 0️⃣ Hungarian partridge. No bag. #montana #huntmontana #pheasant #pheasanthunting #pheasantsforever #bear #blackbear #bearhunting #duck #duckhunting #waterfowl #waterfowlhunting #sandhillcrane #whitetail #turkey #turkeyhunting #wildturkey #ruffedgrouse #ruffedgrousesociety #grousehunting #hungarianpartridge #partridge #greypartridge #publicland #publiclandowner #publiclandhunting #keepitpublic #keeppubliclandsinpublichands
Tonight's trail run sponsored by the Land and Water Conservation Fund. #savelwcf #lwcf #aisforaccess #trailrunning #openlands #explore #montana #keepitpublic #publiclands
#Repost @waldenhyde (@get_repost ) ・・・ The Trump administration sells out Boundary Waters Wilderness to industrial mining. This threatens 234,328 acres of public national forest lands. This place is too beautiful to risk. Let’s speak loudly for this quiet place. Call on your members of Congress to tell them you oppose the Trump Administration’s recent actions to allowing mining adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. . . . #WaldenHyde #DesigedByWaldenhyde #Design #FreeArt #WaldenHydeFreeArt #Illustration #Typography #DontTrumpOurPublicLands #ProtectOurPublicLands #SaveBWCA #BWCA #Boundarywaters #MonumentsForAll #SaveOurMonuments #AntiquesAct #KeepItPublic #KeepItWild
Mount Fairweather, seen from near the mouth of the East Alsek River. Over 15000' of elevation gain in just over a dozen miles. #alaska #drybay #fairweatherrange #glacierbay #publicland #keepitpublic #nationalpark
Here's some extra credit i'll call this #TechniqueTweakThursday I recently posted a video on YouTube discussing form and archery fitness. This is the shot from that video. For a long time I thought I was engaginh the right muscles but in reality. I wasn't. In this video I try and aim and anticipate the shot. but using this technique it's actually more difficult to do it and didn't get it off. If you watch just before I fire my bow arm isn't soft aka I'm slightly locking it and I peek. Despite all those things I still managed to hit in the 8 ring vicinity. I am far from a gold medal athlete right now but with this finally understanding how to best utilize this technique I'm lightyears closer. The proof is in puddin as they say, I hope this video helps you find what eluded me for so long, To get more archery knowledge then you can shake a shiny pointy stick with fancy feathers on it at, follow the Master #Archucator himself @Nockontv #WapitiFit #WapitiFitNation #Hoyt #TEAMFMJ #NockOn #NockOnNation #KeepHammering #Wapiti #Elk #CamHanes #NobodyCaresWorkHarder #PNW #KeepItPublic #NockofilacsAnonymous #HuntWithAnEdge #WhatGetsYouOutdoors #REDWRX #ElkHunting   #GetSeriousGetHoyt #TeamFMJ   #Bowhunting #FreeRangeAmerican #ConquerMore
Saturday is National Public Lands Day! The lakes and rivers of the Tongass National Forest support a large variety of fish: from the salmon that return to freshwater every fall to steelhead that call the forest their home. There are so many ways to get outside and enjoy the Tongass National Forest. How are you planning to celebrate #NPLD this weekend? Photo by @rafe_hanson
Post Game Debrief/Truck Commercial. #outsideisbetter
The Keebler elf is getting weird, I see. #mushrooms #publicland #keepitpublic #wildmushrooms #upstateny
The Pennsylvania whitetail opener for the remainder of the state is next Saturday and I'm itching to shift my focus. #throwbackthursday to this November day. @eastmeetswesthunt #EastMeetsWestHunt #HowDoYouDefineAdventure #diverge7
Some mountain blue berries and nice bolete aka porcini mushrooms from this fall. #keepitpublic
Hard to top Colorado in the fall. #colorado #keepitpublic #publiclandowner #elkhunting
Honestly I’m just living my best life out here ☀️🌊 #adventure #outdoorist #publiclandsmonth
Scored some wild grapes though. #foraging #publicland #keepitpublic #bha #upstateny
Last weekend a few of us got the chance to fish together, which doesn’t happen as often as we would like. Even with high water we still managed to find a few good fish. #flannelsflasksandflies #flyfishingsaveslives #keepitpublic #flyfishpa #paflyfishing #bluelinesandbrookies
Part 1 of our archery deer hunt is now on YouTube! Go check it out, link is in my bio! . . . #HuntCA #Archery #Bowhunting #ColumbianBlacktail #FireMountain #Wilderness #PublicLand #KeepItPublic #PublicLandOwners
Spent the last week in the #BWCA , the night sky was amazing #diverge7 #minnesota #minnstagram #keepitpublic
Random picture from the stand for this rant.... I bought a set of 100 grain Tru-fire swithblade broadheads earlier this year. Because im not made of money i didnt buy a set to practice with and a set to hunt with. I used just one to make sure it flew the same as my field tips. And other then about a half inch high it did. I marked it so i wouldnt used a target dulled head on a once in a life time buck if i can across him. I did however use it on a ground hog lol. So yesterday late in the day a good doe walked out in my shooting line 25 yard down hill from me and stopped perfectly broadside. A pull set my 20 pin high so vitals are in between 20 and 30 pin and let it fly. And it shoots an inch below her belly. 🙄🙄 Im a bit upset but i assumed its my fault and koncked my second good arrow. She ran around the way she came a was blowing at me even tho she couldnt see me. Then 15 min later she walked back out same spot same set up so i hold about 8 inchs higher on her (basicly the 30 pin) and let it fly.. this time ot goes a foot and a half high !!! 🤬😡🤬😡 Come to find out at launch the broad heads are opening and causing it to fly out of control! Needless to say i will not be using another impact nose expandable designed broadhead or buy trufire again... sorry but if that was the monster i know is in that woods i would have lost it... i will still shoot with their releases. Ive had mine for 10 years and still love it! @trufirereleases Any suggestions for broadheads? I bought a set of @ragebroadheads hypodermics for Saturday bc the tripans where just a bit out of my humble means . . . . #hunting #deerhunting #keepitpublic #publiclands #deer #whitetail #whitetailhunting #conservation #buck #deer #broadheads #rage #trufire #failure
Do you see that caption "Public Land Paydirt" on the cover of @petersensbowhunting ? Pick up the latest issue of the magazine at your local Walmart or even better subscribe to the magazine and check out my latest article. The legend of Choco will live on forever. @eastmeetswesthunt #EastMeetsWestHunt #HowDoYouDefineAdventure
There’s no better feeling than being a provider! THIS is what a REAL OTC elk hunts look like. This was not a pay for antler type hunts like you see on TV. Public land has Hard, grueling hunts searching miles upon miles in the mountains finding little sign at times. We got very lucky this year with this cow and are truly blessed to have these experiences. If you are ever thinking about heading out west, DONT hesitate! It’ll be a hard hunt, and the success rates are low, But it’s all worth it! - - #keepitpublic #real #hunting #elk #brunkoutdoors #wildgains #bokillers #public #land
My evening was eventful while checking trail cameras. More trail camera videos to come of the momma. She was hootin' at me when I finally realized what was going on
excited to get out to Washington County, Utah next week to continue helping these great advocates defend Red Cliffs National Conservation Area from development. #redcliffs #redcliffsnationalconservationarea #utah #publiclands #stgeorge #stgeorgeutah #conservation #advocacy #keepitpublic #deserttortoise @deserttortoisecouncil
Oh how I wish there was meat in those panniers... @bryce.cook66 on his first backcountry elk hunt, with a damn fine steed making our way out of the smokehouse! . . #muleyfreak #earnyourobsession #PublicLandOwner #keepitpublic
Nebraska was good to us! What did you think of the new vid?🦌 . . . . #thehuntingpublic #celebratethehunt #onxhunt #publiclandhunting #vortexnation #trophyridge #onxhunt #keepitpublic
A distant nod to a familiar friend - a teacher from a past endeavor. #peaktopeakperspective #theelevatedvantage °°° Looking off to the claws of Cowen and its early summer adventure from the top of Elephant last weekend. In the moment of recognition between two peaks, the hundreds of miles and thousands of vertical feet separating them disappear. Every gaze into the horizon becomes a flashback, a quick teleport to a memory once lived. No longer is the journey at hand all its own, but now a shared struggle for a view of that which is greater. #blinkandyoullmiss #summitsforspatialmemory
This time of year, you can have the trails all to yourself if you’re willing to endure a little rain and clouds.
Ancient relics of history have always captivated me. When we chased a large bull through blowdown, swamps, boulder fields and everything in between, @danny.bragg spotted this unique C. LEDIARD ST. LOUIS 6 sided bottle by a creek in one of the knee deep swamps we chased a screamer of a bull through. After getting tired of carrying it around, he gave it to me, which I gladly accepted. After some research, this “extremely rare” bottle was produced in the 1860’s as “bitter” medicine for civil war soldiers. Bitters claimed to be miracle cures composed of exotic herbs to battle the number one killer of the Civil War, disease. Since most bitters were composed of about 50% whiskey, the medicine likely had no benefit to the soldiers other than a good buzz. From what I can gather this bottle is worth anywhere from $1500 to $3000. Danny told me “if it’s worth a lot of money, I want it back.” So I will likely return it to him if he wishes but the money value means nothing to me. What I value is something I can look at and remember that day, when we unknowingly snuck inside 20 yards on that bull in the thickest timber I’ve ever been in and he bugled so loudly, it startled all of us. It’s something tangible that can take me back to that day of chasing a monster bull with my two best pals. I look at this bottle and think “how did it get here?” Along with countless other questions where my mind can wander into the distant past, getting lost for hours. In many ways, this bottle is quite the trophy. #elkhunting #publiclands #civilwar #history #relic
First grouse ever! Ended up with a pair. Couldn't be happier. #keepitpublic
Keep #PublicLands in public hands! I hope everyone out there has plans to get out and enjoy our public lands this weekend for #nationalpubliclandsday ! After all, #itsallyours ! We are all part owners of the greatest treasure and resource in America--our land. This great wonder and unbelievable resource also comes with a great responsibility, though--we, as part owners, need to care for it in as many ways as we can. That includes practicing #leavenotrace while taking part in any activity (front country or backcountry), inspiring yourself and others to learn about and understand the benefits from physical and mental health to economic, and keeping our elected officials honest when it comes to policy and legislation. On that note, I encourage each and every one of you to take a moment before or after getting out and enjoying the #greatoutdoors this weekend to click on the link in my bio and learn about the Land & Water Conservation Fund--a critical bipartisan bill that has funded countless (just kidding--you can actually learn about each and every single very tangible project funded) projects furthering protections of federal, state, and other local public lands in all 50 states! This fund is in limbo right now and is set to expire at the end of this month--we simply cannot afford to let that happen. I could go on and on, but I encourage you to learn about it (and in doing so, realize that you have been positively affected by this fund--yes, YOU) and take action by contacting your elected officials in support of the #LWCF ! #ourwild #seeforyourself #calltoaction #wilderness #wildernessculture #nationalparks #nationalforests #stateparks #discover #getoutside #keepitwild #keepitpublic
It’s the opening day of grouse season up north! Anyone getting after it? #keepitpublic #backcountryhunterandanglers #trophycountry #publiclandowner #publiclandsmonth
Boardwalk trail through the bog.
Glad to get some saddle time this morning on our wonderful public lands 🦌👍#saddlehunter #beararchery #publiclandowner #keepitpublic #huntervationist #bowhunter #backcountryhuntersandanglers @nc_bha @carolina_ridge
Kentucky Teal and Wood Duck Opener just Dropped on the ole youtube! With @the_quack_addicts 👊👍 Be sure to check out the full film link in bio! #tealseason #alwaysinseason #keepitpublic #duxwaterfowl #ihuntdux #thisiswhy #builtforthewild #hardyfacepaint #whiterockdecoys
I spent a week down in Southwest Colorado. It was my first trip to the state. I loved it, but didn't shoot as my photos as I had planned. It was the last stop on this specific leg of my trip and I spent a few days taking it easy and relaxing. A return trip is definitely called for though! . #adventureculture #adventuretravel #optoutside #campvibes #finditliveit #fulltimetravel #gapyear #goneoutdoors #keepexploring #keepitpublic #keepitwild #nomadlife #ourplanetdaily #rei1440project #sabbatical #solotravel #solotraveler #stayandwander #theoutbound #BuiltForAdventure #homeiswhereyouparkit #homeonwheels #overland #overlanding #trucklife #thatprinsulife #toyota #toyotatacoma #jamesbaroudusa #tacomaworld
Our public lands remind us of what we share as a country, of who we are as a people, and what we value enough as Americans to protect and conserve. Tell Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke to protect our natural heritage, not polluter profits. Raise your voice on #PublicLandsDay via the link in our profile. #FindYourPark #KeepItPublic #ArchesNPS (Photo: @ArchesNPS /Neal Herbert)
@0alexrod3 lookin for some lunch 👀
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