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Hunting Tips

Whether you’re heading to the Far North for a hunt of lifetime, or you’ve drawn a coveted tag in your home state, learn hunting tips from the experts at KUIU.

ALLEN BOLEN’S DALL SHEEP AND CARIBOU HUNTING GEAR LIST

Everything from his skin-to-shell layering system to his first aid kit, here’s the list of gear that’s going on Allen Bolen’s Sheep and Caribou Hunt in the Far North.

FOOD FOR THE HUNT

For the hunts when everything you need to survive is on your back, we asked a group of experts what their favorite meals are and why.

HUNTING GEAR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE

In this overview you’ll learn about our Noso repair patches and the Granger’s product care line-up.

7 CORE TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL MULE DEER HUNT

Turning up a mature mule deer buck on public land may be one of the toughest hunts out there. We sat down with expert mule deer hunting veterans, AJ Kissell and Randy Ulmer, as well as our in-house team of hunters for some mule deer hunting tips.

MOUNTAIN TRAINING – 6-DAY WORKOUT

This 6-day workout will make your time on the mountain much more enjoyable and successful.

5 TIPS TO MAKE HUNTING WITH KIDS A SUCCESS

After years of hunting and filling your own tags, now it's your turn to inspire the next generation of hunters.

FOUR QUESTION TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE EACH HUNT

The challenges you'll face on your upcoming hunts is what drives you to prepare. You train hard, relentlessly research and go all-out to own the best gear.

TOP 10 BINOCULAR TIPS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Proper glassing technique is something that can truly improve your hunting success.

Top 5 Whitetail Deer Hunting Camo Gear Picks

The needs of a whitetail hunter are as diverse as the areas the deer call home. From Alberta to Mexico, Oregon to Maine, and throughout the heart of the Midwest, whitetail deer and all its sub-species span most of North America.

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Brendan Burns on Selecting Sheep Hunts

In this archived live broadcast from KUIU's inaugural Mountain Academy event on June 23rd, 2018, KUIU's Brendan Burns gives a seminar summarizing the landscape of sheep hunting.

PREPARING FOR THE COLD WEATHER HUNT

Perhaps nothing has changed the game for cold weather hunting than ultralight gear. Learn to leverage the advantages for your next hunt.

11 TIPS FOR SPRING BEAR HUNTING

Spring bear season is here, so we asked our in-house bear experts for some of their best tips.

6 TIPS FOR BETTER SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

If you're looking to photograph your entire hunt and get the most out of your smartphone camera, this is for you. Here are some simple, yet helpful tips to taking better images in-the-field with your phone.

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Allen Bolen - How To Pitch Your Tent

Allen Bolen covers tips and tactics for setting up a floorless shelter.

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Allen Bolen - Where To Pitch Your Tent

Allen Bolen covers where you should pitch your tent and have to best minimize condensation in a single wall shelter.

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Brendan Packs a Trophy

Brendan takes you through how to attach a sheep skull to your pack.

6 ELK HUNTING FUNDAMENTALS FOR A SUCCESSFUL HUNT

Hunting elk requires more than just having the right equipment—it requires proper planning and preparation as well. The elk hunting veterans at KUIU have compiled their best tips and tricks for a first-time elk hunt.

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How To Get Water on a Sheep Hunt

Hydration is crucial for any hunt, but you also need to make sure you are drinking clean water or your hunt may have to end early. See how Jason and his guides stay hydrated while chasing sheep where water is scarce.

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How To Judge a Ram

Brendan give a quick in field tutorial on how to field judge a ram for size and age.

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JASON HAIRSTON ON PREPARING FOR A SHEEP HUNT

In this archived live broadcast from KUIU's inaugural Mountain Academy event on June 23rd, 2018, KUIU founder Jason Hairston gives a seminar on preparing for a sheep hunt.

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Jay Scott On Glassing and Optics

In this archived live broadcast from KUIU's inaugural Mountain Academy event on June 23rd, 2018, Jay Scott gives a seminar on improving your glassing technique.

OFF-SEASON GEAR MAINTENANCE, PART ONE

The off-season is short, and the gear we trust our lives with doesn't get much of a break. This is the time to clean, maintain, and properly store your hunting gear.

OFF-SEASON GEAR MAINTENANCE, PART TWO

In this article, you'll get a few best practices and expert tips on how to get the most out of the tools that allow you to get the most out of your hunts.

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Paul Bride on Backcountry Photography

In this archived live broadcast from KUIU's inaugural Mountain Academy event on June 23rd, 2018, acclaimed outdoor photographer Paul Bride gives a seminar on his approach to documentary-style outdoor photography.

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Platypus Bladder - Full tutorial

Here is a quick tutorial on where to put your water bladder in KUIU's pack systems and accessories.

13 TIPS & TACTICS FOR BETTER SPRING TURKEY HUNTING BY JAY SCOTT

Learn about Jay Scott's relentless turkey hunting process and what it takes to get birds on the ground.

TEN TIPS FOR MOUNTAIN PROOFING YOUR HUNTING BOW

Learn the extra measures you can take to ensure your hunting bow never lets you down.

THE BENEFITS OF ROUTINE RAIN GEAR MAINTENANCE

Waterproof-breathable garments are the most complex, expensive, and often important pieces to your layering system. Read on to learn how to care for and rejuvenate your hunting rain gear.

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The Hunting Tradition

There are so many milestones across the hunter’s life. As the hunting season winds down and the holidays kick off, we at KUIU thought it was the perfect time to take a moment to reflect on what inspires us to get outside throughout the year.

TOP FIVE OFF-SEASON HUNTS

Instead of counting down days until fall, take advantage of these opportunities to hunt year-round with options to fit every budget and skillset.

WESTERN STATES HUNT APPLICATION 101

If you’ve ever dreamed of hunting western big game, it’s possible without breaking the bank. Learn the application processes, the points game, and the online resources that will get you on your next hunt.

7 TIPS FOR SHED ANTLER HUNTING IN MOUNTAIN REGIONS

ALASKAN DALL SHEEP HUNTING SUCCESS & GEAR OVERVIEW

THE SHED HUNTING PURSUIT: SHED HUNTING TIPS & TRICKS

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Ultralight Insulation KUIU Super Down ULTRA

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Jerrod Lile - KUIU Insulated Jackets Overview

PROPER HUNTING PACK ORGANIZATION

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Zip-Off Bottoms - Base Layers

BRENDAN BURNS' ALASKA MOOSE HUNTING GEAR LIST

MULE DEER HUNTING LAYERING SYSTEM

Built without compromise, explore a proven layering system that will take you from early- to late-season mule deer hunts.

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