Mentoring

Mentoring

  I grew up hunting and fishing with my dad and grandpas. They all loved these outdoor activities and wanted to share the experience with me. I could not stand waiting as a child, and still today, I’m always available to go on a trip to the woods or stream.…
The Benefits of Routine Rain Gear Maintenance

The Benefits of Routine Rain Gear Maintenance

  Waterproof-breathable garments are the most complex, expensive, and often important pieces to our layering system. They are relied on heavily as the first line of defense when the weather turns bad, and performance or lack thereof can make or break a hunt. Quality rain gear isn’t something that needs…
Kodiak Island – 2018

Kodiak Island – 2018

  After 18 months of impatiently waiting, the trip we had booked during the Pope and Young show in April of 2017 had finally come. We were heading to Kodiak Island to stay on a transport boat and hunt unguided for Sitka Blacktail. I wasn’t quite sure what to think,…
Dream Big: Brendan Burns’s Montana Bighorn

Dream Big: Brendan Burns’s Montana Bighorn

  My dream hunt took place in 2015. What made it a once-in-a-lifetime hunt was the combination of the years of anticipation to get the opportunity, the amount of effort I was able to put into it, and the incredible ram I was fortunate enough to find. After patiently waiting…
Dream Big: Bob House’s Colorado Bighorn

Dream Big: Bob House’s Colorado Bighorn

  The Dream   Back in the late 1990s and early 2000s I started putting in for bighorn and desert sheep tags in all states that had a draw in hopes of someday drawing a tag and fulfilling a lifelong dream of hunting these majestic creatures. Like most that do…
Dream Big: Pedro Ampuero’s Altai Ibex

Dream Big: Pedro Ampuero’s Altai Ibex

  A dream hunt needs to be a combination of many factors. It’s more than just the animal, the location, the trophy… I have a lot of dream hunts. The one thing they have in common is they all share the same essence. The most important thing for me, when…
Dream Big: TJ Sanchez’s Blue Sheep Hunt

Dream Big: TJ Sanchez’s Blue Sheep Hunt

  The Blue Sheep in Nepal had been a dream hunt of mine since I started mountain hunting. The list of hunters that have taken Blue sheep from Nepal is pretty short in comparison to other sheep. The adventure of just getting to Nepal, the fact that you can’t just…
Dream Big: Greg McHale’s Dall’s Sheep Hunt

Dream Big: Greg McHale’s Dall’s Sheep Hunt

  I have always had, like most guys, an idea of what my dream hunt would look like. For some, that might be an international safari or finally getting a shot at the big buck you have been watching for years. For me, it came in the form of a…

How We Train: Staying In Shape During the Off Season

  One thing hunters can agree on is that hunting is physically demanding. More and more, hunters are treating hunting as a year-round endeavor by staying in shape throughout the off season in order to help ensure success while in the field. What do you do to stay in shape?…

Missed the KUIU Mountain Academy? Watch It Now

Thank you to everyone who came to our inaugural KUIU Mountain Academy in June.  We had a great turn out and really enjoyed getting the chance to talk to so many of our customers in person. We have had great feedback and a lot of follow-up questions on the seminars. …