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I hunt in some pretty rugged terrain and the temperatures can vary significantly. Whether I am hunting mule deer or quail, it is easy to be in thick brush while simultaneously dealing with high winds and cold temperatures. Most down jacket are very warm, but the face fabric is very thin and delicate. Additionally, when you are doing upland hunting, you are already wearing a vest so a cumbersome jacket is out of the question. I found the solution to these issues in the Eddie Bauer Sport Shop Field Jacket. Continue Reading…

Photo Credit: Orvis

Photo Credit: Orvis

Big game hunting gets a lot of attention. With majestic animals like elk and moose, it is no wonder why so much attention is paid to big game hunting. When you consider the kind of training that is required for a successful big game hunt, it is no wonder that so much attention is given to big game hunting in the fitness world.

But should it be that way? I think not. For anyone who has done a fair amount of upland┬áhunting, the physical demands of chasing quail, grouse, or pheasant are all too familiar. There is great benefit to be had by training for your upland hunts this fall. Doing so will not only help you locate and take more birds; it will also make the entire experience more enjoyable. Continue Reading…