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Gear 101: Mathews Triax

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New for 2018 is Mathews Triax compound bow. Casey Smith from Straight Six Archery in Missoula Montana came to RMEF headquarters to talk all things archery and to give us a rundown on this year’s bow from Mathews – the Triax.

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Down and Dirty – How to Get Unstuck

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It happens to the best of us. You think you can make it. But before you know it, you’ve buried your axles and your hunting buddy is laughing hysterically. Whether you’re driving in mud, snow or some nasty combination of the two, you’re bound to find yourself stuck somewhere in elk country eventually. But before you call the wrecker (a costly and shameful affair), perhaps a few tips and some “under the seat” gear may …

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Gear 101: Zeiss Gavia 85 Spotting Scope

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Before you ever put the stalk on elk, you need to find them. And since elk country can be a very big place, a spotting scope will greatly enhance your chances of finding elk. With some of, if not the best glass on the market, Zeiss offers the Gavia 85 spotting scope from its Conquest line of optics.

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Gear 101: Zeiss Victory SF Binoculars

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For more than a century, Zeiss has been creating world-class glass. From eye-glasses to microscopes to rifle scopes and binoculars, Zeiss helps you see the world clearly. If you’ve ever watched elk feed before dawn, you know what I’m talking about. Next time out take the Victory SF line of binoculars.

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Danner Wayfinder Boot

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A long-time partner with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Danner boots is answering the call from more and more women who are taking up elk hunting. That’s why Danner designed the all new Wayfinder women’s specific boot.

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Boot Fit Guide

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Boots are produced for a typical foot, but all feet are not created equal. Sometimes you need to customize your boot to get the proper fit. In this video, we’ll run through a few tips on customizing your new boots to your feet while featuring Danner’s new Alsea boot.

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How to Sharpen an Axe

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From cutting firewood to pounding tent stakes to hacking through a rib cage, there’s a place in every elk camp for a trusty axe or hatchet. While they might be cumbersome to pack on your back, you can always use a hardy all-purpose blade in camp. We’ll take you through the basics and benefits of the camp axe and hatchet. The Swedes know their axes, and Gransfors Bruks has been building some of the best …