Mike Eastman is a fifth-generation westerner that grew up in the wilderness of Wyoming. At the age of 14 he started exploring the backcountry with his father, Gordon Eastman – a legendary wildlife photographer, guide and hunter. By the age of 25, Mike was an accomplished outdoorsman, wilderness guide, wildlife photographer, adventurer and Vietnam veteran having served two tours. In 1987, he founded the nationally acclaimed hunting magazine, Eastmans’ Hunting Journal (EHJ) and followed it in 2000 with Eastmans' Bowhunting Journal (EBJ). Mike is a best-selling author and international award-winning photographer that has penned several books including Hunting High Country Mule Deer, Elk Hunting the West, Hunting Trophy Antelope and Mule Deer Hunting Tactics. Mike is a versed outdoorsman and devotes all of his free time to writing and photography.