Western Hunter Magazine Subscription

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Western Hunter provides the top, authoritative voice in western hunting with deeply researched gear reviews, technical training and how-to advice from professional hunters, leading experts, and a staff of active hunters with decades of experience. Subscribe today to start learning from the best western hunters in the nation.

Every issue features helpful gear reviews, tactics, information and more from our experienced team of editors including: Nate Simmons, Mike Duplan, Chris Denham, Kristy Titus, Tony Bynum, George Bettas, Zach Bowhay, Colton Bagnoli, Kyle Greene and Remi Warren.

1 year subscription - 6 Issues of Western Hunter Magazine

Subscribe before Feb 11th to receive the March/April 2021 issue.

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Western Hunter Magazine

First published in 2003, Western Hunter Magazine has established itself as a valuable and reliable resource for its readership. With in-depth and thoughtful articles covering the latest in western hunting news, tactics, gear, and adventures, our bi-monthly publication is aimed to educate and connect with those who share our passion for western big game. From newcomers to hunting the west to seasoned veterans, we work hard to ensure that each and every issue has something for everyone. If you’re a proud part of the western hunting tradition and lifestyle, we look forward to connecting with you through Western Hunter Magazine.

Gain an Edge

Western Hunter Magazine subscribers gain an edge by reading topics including but not limited to:

Gear Reviews

In-depth gear reviews and comparisons on binoculars, boots, rifles, knives, optics, and everything in between.

Expert Tips

Experienced takes on taxidermy prep, photography, shooting, archery, controversial topics, game care, e-scouting, and more.

Strategy & Tactics

Detailed strategy and tactics articles aimed to help readers succeed in the field

Hunting Stories

Unique and inspiring hunt stories by featured Western Hunters

a combined three centuries of experience

With nearly three centuries worth of combined western hunting and outdoor industry experience, our staff of writers is as seasoned as they come. Their wide range of individual backgrounds and expertise ensures that each magazine issue provides high quality and authentic articles across a broad spectrum of western hunting topics.

A magazine is only as good as its writers, and we couldn't be more proud of the team we've assembled over the years.

Subscription includes 6 bi-monthly magazines delivered to your mailbox over the course of one year


Chris Denham

Publisher / Co-Host Western Hunter TV

The backbone of The Western Hunter brand, Chris Denham published the first issue of Western Hunter Magazine (then called Western Optics Hunter) in 2002. Chris helped start Outdoor Experience 4 All, which helps children with terminal or life-limiting illnesses experience the hunt of their dreams. He has been hunting and/or guiding elk hunters in the Southwest most of his adult life and is intensely involved in wildlife conservation. Chris is a lifelong Arizona resident.

Nate Simmons

Producer & Co-Host of The Western Hunter TV Show

Nate is one of the most extreme backcountry bowhunters on the planet and prides himself on being a self-sufficient DIY hunter. He is the Producer and Co-Host of The Western Hunter TV show and a past Co-Producer of Eastmans’ Hunting TV. Nate is also a talented writer, having published dozens of quality hunting articles over the years. Nate is a resident of Wyoming.

Zach Bowhay

Gear Editor

A widely published western big game writer and successful western big game hunter, Zach has taken multiple species in nearly every Rocky Mountain state. Zach is an expert elk caller and is highly regarded in the Western Hunting community for both his calling and abilities to successfully hunt elk on public land. He is an accomplished deer hunter as well, and enjoys hunting with both a rifle and archery equipment. He is exceptionally knowledgeable about gear and enjoys sharing his expertise to help others succeed.

George Bettas

Conservation & Hunting Editor

George is a well-respected figure in the hunting and conservation community. After retiring from his position as Vice Provost of Student Affairs at WSU, George focused on his passion as a hunter-conservationist. He is a founder and past President of the Mule Deer Foundation, served as Chair of the Board for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, became a Regular Member of Boone and Crockett Club in 1989, and recently retired as Executive Director of Boone and Crockett Club. He has been hunting elk for over 50 years and has published many quality hunting articles, many of which focus on backcountry horseback hunting.

Tony Bynum

Photography Editor

Tony is among the best outdoor photographers in the business today. His images are used in outdoor publications, books, and commercial advertising around the world. He’s an avid outdoor sportsman, family man, and a board member for the Professional Outdoor Media Association. Tony’s articles on photography are an excellent resource for aspiring photographers.

Shooting Editor

Born and raised in Chandler, AZ, Colton was introduced to the outdoors early on by his father and grandfather. After harvesting his first deer, hunting immediately became a way of life. Colton brings a wealth of hunting and professional gunsmithing experience to Western Hunter Magazine. He now resides in Montana where his current profession as a Police Officer and SRT Sniper continues to develop his firearms training portfolio. His wife and kids support Colton in his writing and passion for the outdoors.

Fitness & Nutrition Editor

Kristy resides in central Oregon and is a proud member of RMEF and Team Elk, an Under Armour athlete, MPS figure competitor, and an C.N.F.T. INTRAFITT Allied Health Care Professional. Kristy contributes to Western Hunter Magazines every issue with quality nutrition and fitness articles that apply to both hunting and life in general.

Hunting Editor

Remi is one of the most extreme and well-traveled mountain hunters in the game. As a TV host for Solo Hunter, Remi tackles the mountain alone with nothing but his gear and camera. Remi has guided and hunted throughout the United States and abroad. He is a lifelong resident of Nevada and enjoys sharing every aspect of his adventures from the travel to cooking and eating the game he harvests. Remi’s articles and content are a valued aspect of Western Hunter.

Fred Eichler
Hunting Editor

Fred’s passion for bowhunting has taken him all over the world. He truly believes that any animal with a bow is a trophy, and his personal quest to complete the North American Super Slam with a recurve bow reflects that state of mind. In August of 2009, Fred harvested a cow Tule Elk to become the first person to take all 29 North American big game species with a recurve bow. Fred has been fortunate enough to share his love and enthusiasm of the sport with fellow bowhunters across the country through television shows and personal appearances. If you ever run across Fred in the woods or at your local bow shop, you’ll be greeted with a sturdy handshake and a big smile.