Exo Mtn Gear Blog

Why I'm Not A Trophy Hunter. Or A Meat Hunter...

Two widespread categorizations of hunters are that of the "trophy hunter" and the "meat hunter". Some hunters gladly self-identify as one or the other. Many hunters would say that they are both. Some would say they are neither. The idea that you have to be a meat hunter or a trophy hunter is a false dichotomy. Like nearly all this-or-that categorizations, there is little room left for nuance, complexity, and mystery. You don't have to ascribe to any label or be a certain type of hunter. That said, if I were to choose a label for myself, I would ascribe...

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How To Start Hunting With A Muzzleloader

If considering hunting with a muzzleloader, the variety of different muzzleloaders, bullets, scopes, powders, and other accessories probably looks overwhelming at first glance. Where do you even begin? What gear is essential for hunting with a muzzleloader? What’s legal to use in this state, but illegal to hunt with in another state? I wrote this article to give you some specific recommendations on the gear you’ll need to get started hunting with a muzzleloader.

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Why You Should Start Hunting With A Muzzleloader

Muzzleloaders offer some very real advantages to hunters that really make them worth considering. In this article, I’ll go over some of the advantages of hunting with a muzzleloader and why you should consider going afield with one.

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5 Cartridges to Consider for Hunting Mule Deer

if you’re looking for a new rifle for hunting mule deer, these five cartridges provide a combination of good accuracy, a relatively flat trajectory, good resistance to wind drift, and hard-hitting performance at extended range — which is what mule deer hunters need...

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