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Sam Lungren

Sam Lungren

Sam Lungren is MeatEater's Supervising Editor and a former freelance writer/photographer, commercial fisherman, and editor of BHA's Backcountry Journal. Though originally from Whidbey Island, Washington, he's been in Montana for almost a decade and probably isn't leaving—except during steelhead season. Send him an email sam@themeateater.com or follow him @samlungrenmedia.

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The Best Hunting Tripods for Glassing and Shooting

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The Best Hunting Tripods for Glassing and Shooting

Most folks who hunt open country will have the epiphany someday: You aren’t really seeing without a tripod. You may be looking through your binoculars while they’re supported by your knees or shoulder tension, but at any sort of range you’ll skim right over a lot of semi-hidden animals as your...
Choosing The Best Hunting Pants

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Choosing The Best Hunting Pants

More than any other single item of gear, your pants will make or break a hunting trip. If they’re too tight or too baggy, you can’t walk right. Too thin and you’re cold; no ventilation and you’re hot. A lot of hunters struggle for years to find the best hunting pants for their body shape and hunting...
Ask MeatEater: What Do You Carry in a Mountain Hunting Pack?

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Ask MeatEater: What Do You Carry in a Mountain Hunting Pack?

I’ve often been accused of carrying a lot of stuff going into the mountains for all-day or multi-day hunting adventures. But I’ve never once been accused of being unprepared. Every elk or mountain muley hunter exists on a spectrum of comfort—and associated pack weight—ranging from spartan to cushy...
Outdoors Businesses Suffering and Adapting Amidst Pandemic

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Outdoors Businesses Suffering and Adapting Amidst Pandemic

Cancelled bookings. Non-essential business status. Halted manufacturing. Closed boat ramps. No customers coming in the door. With quarantines and shelter-in-place orders in effect throughout the country, many outdoors businesses—from guides to gear shops to booking agents—are hemorrhaging cash just...