Got this pack as a early b-day/christmas present and dont, for now, have anything negative to say about the pack.
Bat-wing design is a must for bowhunters as it protects a majority of the bow and your arrows. Also, you can shove just about anything that will fit between the batwings, cinch it down, cross the bottom straps so it wont fall out and it will likely handle it.
Having a rifle/bow pouch is a must have and being able to store it in its own pouch is really nice. The addition of a rain fly for the pack is also very handy and it comes with a strap so you wont lose it!
The generous 95 oz water bladder is a nice feature for long hikes or places with limited water supply.
We haven't put a TON of weight (i.e. moose hind quarter) in the packs yet, but below, we packed out an entire grizzly hide with the feet and head still in the skin. We estimated the pack weight to be anywhere from 70-80 pounds...
In my badlands, I had:
1 Savage .30-06
1 Ruger .338
1 S&W 29.3
2 cutco knives
1 Ziess spotting scope and tripod
1 sleeping bag
Water filter/purifier, and some other small items
The packs really swallow up the gear and when not really loaded down, you can forget you have it on. I wontfind myself hunting without it again...
Alaska_Lanche with the griz