Christmas in October!

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Okay, we’re in between hunts and cleaning out the shop. Time for some Christmas in October. Some great deals going to happen in the next few weeks. Let’s start with some bino’s. These are some of my favorites. AND now you can also add a $250 Rebate from Leica. That makes these binos $1550 in your hand!

New Zealand 2015

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We just returned from Kiwi country and thought we’d share the experience. New Zealand is a very, very impressive place. We hosted long time client and friend Jim Thielen on a free-range, public ground Tahr and Chamois expedition. Jim has hunted Alaska and the West but this was his first big mountain experience, we were actually supposed to be in …

Monarch Taxidermy

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Stuart Farnsworth                                          President Lead Taxidermist Stuart was born in Northern California in 1973.  As a youth Stuart had an early fascination with wildlife, spending countless hours outdoors camping, hunting, drawing and learning about the outdoors and wildlife.  During high school Stuart took an apprenticeship at International Big Game Studio of Taxidermy in Santa Rosa, California. For five years he studied …

Stone Glacier Backpacks

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  Gearheads,   Here it is! THE pack we’ve been waiting for. Stone Glacier Ultralight Backpacks has designed a pack that we’ve all been waiting for. CaptivateM Outdoors was lucky enough to be around to witness the entire process of this pack coming to life. Kurt Racicot, owner of Stone Glacier, is a good friend of ours. He’s the best …

Whitetail System

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We strive to work with you to build a system that will cover all of your hunting needs. Every part of the system is important and every system is just a little different. Here we will go through the Gear we use to create your system Base Layers to Raingear. Base Layers Merino wool is the only thing we wear …

Why Wool?

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Comfort Merino wool fibers are some of the finest found in nature. It is the tiny diameter of the fibers that allows it to be worn directly next to your skin without any irritation or itch. Merino wool comes from the Merino sheep breed which is only found in specific natural environments. The wool growers in New Zealand and Australia …

Montbell Sleeping Bag Review

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Mont-bell Super Spiral Burrow Bag 0 degree sleeping bag review I love and work in  the great outdoors and with the help of the Burrow 0 degree bag I was able to appreciate it more. As a guide for our Outfitting business I put gear to the test again and again, and I was really blown away by the bag …