Steve Opat

Steve Opat

Alaska layering guide

Alaska layering guide

Some key tips when planning your layering system for an Alaskan hunt

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Written by: Steve Opat

Tagged as: Alaska, Skills, layering system, insulation layers, hunting, backcountry

Cleaning up trash while scouting/hiking in the summer

Cleaning up trash while scouting/hiking in the summer

The importance of cleaning up when you're out in the backcountry

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Written by: Steve Opat

Tagged as: Outdoors, Skills, hunting, cleaning, backcountry

Staying in the game

Staying in the game

The ups and downs of an Alaskan Caribou hunt

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Written by: Steve Opat

Tagged as: Alaska, blacktail deer, caribou, THE HUNT, hunting, bowhunting, archery

Improving your backcountry sleeping game - Part 2

Improving your backcountry sleeping game - Part 2

Backcountry sleeping bag system for those cold temps

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Written by: Steve Opat

Tagged as: Skills, late season, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, layering system, hunting, backcountry

Attacking Alaska Hunting Part 1: How do I start?

Attacking Alaska Hunting Part 1: How do I start?

Saving for a dream hunt

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Written by: Steve Opat

Tagged as: Alaska, black bear, hunting license, budget, OTC, caribou, blacktail deer, planning, hunting tags, application strategy, grizzly bear, bison, DIY, Insider, draw odds, Dall sheep, hunting

Improving your backcountry sleeping game—Part 1

Improving your backcountry sleeping game—Part 1

Five essential tools for obtaining a good nights sleep

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Written by: Steve Opat

Tagged as: sleeping pad, Skills, KUIU, gear, sleeping bags, hunting, backcountry

Hunting application strategies: optimize and extend your season

Hunting application strategies: optimize and extend your season

A tag application strategy that helps overcome the biggest detriments to the hunter lifestyle

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Written by: Steve Opat

Tagged as: research, Skills, hunting, opportunity, application strategy