Alan Carter, Author at Great Days Outdoors

Product Review: ASAT Knarr Pant

  My hunting partner Jamie, owner of the local archery shop, and I were in his shop last year discussing our plans for the 2016 hunting season.  I run an outfit and I only get one or two days to archery hunt on my own each season, so we plan our excursions in...
Acute Mountain Sickness

Acute Mountain Sickness

While preparing for your hunt in the mountains, don’t forget to prepare your body as well.  Perhaps nothing is more exciting than jumping in a rig and heading off to a great Rocky Mountain adventure.  This summer, I had the opposite experience in heading down...
Top 5 Archery Elk Hunting Myths

Top 5 Archery Elk Hunting Myths

Every year we get a dose of August and September elk hunting articles.  Whether it is blogs, online videos, magazine articles, or the painful TV hunting shows, the “norms” of elk hunting know how are time and again hashed over.  I listen, watch and read...
Practical Tips for Glassing the West

Practical Tips for Glassing the West

One of the greatest feelings we can ever have as hunters is the feeling when we first spy our quarry.  The magic moment when all the work and effort finally pays dividends and there he stands antlers gleaming in the sun.  Much delight is added to the magic moment when...