Dave Barnett

Dave Barnett

Research Manager

As a Research Manager, Dave understands that gaining knowledge prior to a hunt makes the difference between a full freezer and an unpunched tag. This is what drives him to always search for the next piece of data or report that may add another piece to the puzzle, and fully embrace the hours it can take to gather it all.

Introduced to archery at a very young age, Dave’s passion for the sport is tremendous, leading him to spend over a decade as an archery technician and shop manager while honing his research and writing talents. Authoring countless articles, profiles and more led Dave to a career at goHUNT where he continues to share that passion with other hunters.

Raised by a father who loves hunting, it is no surprise that Dave developed a love for the outdoors that he continues to foster with his wife and daughter.

2023 Alaska Big Game Application Overview

2023 Alaska Big Game Application Overview

Strategies when applying in Alaska for the 2023 season

Written by: Dave Barnett

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Dave's top 5 items under $70 for late season hunting

Dave's top 5 items under $70 for late season hunting

Gear up and take advantage of the 2X points!

Written by: Dave Barnett

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New GOHUNT Maps features and layers

New GOHUNT Maps features and layers

Click attributes on iOS now live!

Written by: Dave Barnett

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Utah DWR proposes new statewide elk management plan

Utah DWR proposes new statewide elk management plan

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has just released its draft proposals for Utah's new 10-year elk management plan

Written by: Dave Barnett

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New Mexico bans scopes on muzzleloaders
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Terrain Analysis hack for offline use on mobile app
Montana general season mule deer — narrowing down your choices

Montana general season mule deer — narrowing down your choices

Have a deer tag this fall? Here's how to find your next hunt.

Written by: Dave Barnett

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Montana general season elk — narrowing down your choices
Staff picks: Floorless shelters

Staff picks: Floorless shelters

Different options for various weather conditions/personal preferences

Written by: Dave Barnett

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