Information on the Top Gun Challenge 2009 held in Louisiana.
A story by John Simeone about his experiences with his father and growing up hunting with him.
Since the invention of the firearm, one of the most dreaded words uttered on the battlefield is, Sniper.
Strange as it may seem I may be one of the only true blood brothers to the Cherokee left. Even though it is not known if Native American blood runs through my veins, from the time I was 18 years old I was mentored by the late Louis B. Ellison who was in later life elevated to “Owalen” what we would call a medicine man.
Hunting Leases- There are good leases and bad ones, and it doesn’t have anything to do with the deer population, no it’s the members that make up a good lease.
A hundred years ago, the Boone and Crockett Club, one of America's premier hunting and conservation organization and keeper of the original fair chase creed, defined fair chase as, the ethical, sportsmanlike, and lawful pursuit and taking of any free-ranging wild, native north American big game animals in a manner that does not give the hunter an improper advantage over such animals.
Prostaff member Beans recaps his visit to the Great Outdoor Festival ‘08 in Oshkosh Wisconsin
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The little girl made it out about 20 yards and fell through.
If you own great property or know someone who has superb hunting property and is willing to allow you access for free, congratulations. You, my friend, have got it made. But for most of us, hunting is done on public land. Hunting public land can be quite good in some areas but often times it is frustrating. Your faced with crowding issues, safety concerns, and the continuation of the rat race you’re trying to escape. But there is another way. More and more hunters are choosing to lease hun
My favorite tag soup dinner is one in which we decide not to shoot. Not by mistake or bad luck but by a conscious decision not to take a shot. These are moments in which we have done our job as outdoorsmen but leave our duty as hunters for another day.
Hunters seem, at times, ignorant of the possibility of being bitten by a tick. It's long past time to seriously consider the ramifications of not being aware of what a tick can do to a human being.
Hunting can often be an arduous task -- especially for the novice who doesn't know about hiking miles in rugged terrain, enduring cold -- and heat, wind, snow and rain.
If ever there was a terrorist in the bird world it has got to be a crow. He is not a dirty bird like a buzzard. Nor is he the sleek speed demon like a morning dove on a windy day. He may be one of the smartest and wary of all birds and so being becomes its greatest criminal mind.
Hunting and other outdoor activities such as trapping and fishing all have
regs in place, not only to protect the environment, and protect wildlife
from over-harvesting, but to insure the safety of those who participate in
these activities. Enter the game warden.
It's happened to all of us. A good friend and hunting partner asks if they can bring one of their relatives/friends/hangers-on to hunt with the group. Sure... why not? Then you find out why not?
Duck hunters live for the moment wings lock and feet drop as the birds make their descent into our decoy spreads. We see the individual beauty in every bird as we inspect the feathers.
Compasses are small, cheap and useful. But if you want to save time and effort, turn the page and opt for a GPS unit. GPS stands for Global Positioning System. What a GPS does is literally pinpoint where you've been, where you are, and where you're going.
With the economy being what it is, more and more people are trying to find new ways to save money. For hunters, it's an easy choice: subsistence hunt.
Finding a guide who will gel with you personally is important. Does this guide have a good feel for who and what you are, and what you're looking for? You'll know just from talking with them.
Elk could be the most exciting big game animal to hunt in North America. They are huge, incredibly wary, and the hunting is interactive. You can literally have a conversation with the animal you are hunting. The bugle of a herd bull will give you chills, especially up close.
Putting an elk down with rifle is a great way to introduce someone to elk hunting but diehard archers have a hard time putting down their bow and carrying a thunder-stick. For those hunters the sound of the bowstring is more rewarding than the crack of the rifle.
Arriving at a faraway lodge and finding your gun or scope damaged is a sinking feeling. There is no 100% effective way to avoid airline damage. However, taking a few easy steps can certainly increase the odds of your gun surviving it’s experience with baggage handlers.
The number of hunters in the United States is declining. In 1970, over 40 million Americans purchased hunting licenses. Today, the number is 12.6 million. This trend is likely to continue. Almost 50% of hunters are over age 47.
My dad had told me about how the dogs spot and jump the rabbit and then chase it and
lead it to the hunters. Man and dog working together and having fun while doing it, that’s what
we were here for.
Being an outfitter or guide may sound like a great lifestyle, but there is more to it than just hunting.
Virginia is one of eleven states with restrictions on Sunday hunting. But recent breakthroughs appear to be turning the tide.
You shouldn’t be afraid to go into the woods. However, taking precautions any time you are hunting in an area where Lyme Disease is prevalent is a good idea.
These are all products that I use personally and none of them have been provided for me by the manufacturer, nor have I been paid for the endorsement. They are simply things I would recommend to anyone who can’t figure out what to buy the hunter in his or her life.
Like it or not, social media is growing. People are increasingly going online and sharing their story with other people. One trend that I’m seeing is the growth of hunters using social media.
The SHOT Show is the largest trade show in the world for the outdoor & firearms industry. SHOT stands for Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade. Guns, ammunition, outdoor apparel, hunting equipment, optics and more are on display for the media, industry executives, and buyers for the retail industry.