How to Decipher a Whitetails Rub

Posted on: September 13th, 2014

A tree that has been shredded by antlers is the most obvious sign that a buck has been in an area. But with some knowledge of deer behavior and a little scouting, a rub can …Continue Reading →


Backup Sights and Dangerous Game Rifles

Posted on: September 10th, 2014

Do you agree with Petzal? A gunsmith friend of mine, building a .375 H&H, asked if backup iron sights are necessary, and if so, what’s best. My answer is that I’ve never owned a dangerous …Continue Reading →


Why you should ALWAYS carry a sidearm when you go hunting

Posted on: September 8th, 2014

For Jerry’s part, when wildlife officials initially planned to track down and euthanize the bear, Hause said he talked them out of it because it’s in a remote area and may have just been protecting …Continue Reading →


DPMS GII .308: Would You Hunt With It?

Posted on: September 5th, 2014

Would you? The knock on ARs is that they are bulky, awkward to carry, and heavy for their caliber. For a short jaunt to a blind or treestand, they’re great. For stalking game across big …Continue Reading →


Mississippi Alligator Record Broken Twice in Four Days

Posted on: September 4th, 2014

Big Gators. Mississippi’s brief public alligator season has only just begun, and hunters have already broken the state record twice in four days. On August 30, one day after the hunt opened, Robert Mahaffey of …Continue Reading →


Ohio Town Considers Paintball Guns for Nuisance Deer

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014

“I really don’t want to deal with phone calls of a polka-dot deer running around town because it’s gotten hit with 17 different colors of paint balls,” Westerfield told the Chronicle-Telegram. Hunters in the Ohio …Continue Reading →


Signs of Fall: Hunters Take Field, Salmon Move In from the Ocean

Posted on: September 1st, 2014

The sun is setting earlier and the leaves are beginning to turn color – signs of another change of season. Fall is in the air, and hunters are heading out for the first major hunting …Continue Reading →


Hunting with the .44 magnum handgun

Posted on: August 30th, 2014

It took six shots to finally dispatch the badger, from a distance of only twenty five feet. On another occasion, it took four shots to take down a 250-pound black bear, from about twenty five …Continue Reading →


Michigan Conservation Act Passed, Wolf Hunt Protected

Posted on: August 29th, 2014

Critics of KMWP say that the ultimate goal of the animal advocacy group is to ban hunting in Michigan, rather than just that of the wolf season. Conservationists and hunters declared victory in Michigan on …Continue Reading →


3 Best Broadheads For Whitetails

Posted on: August 29th, 2014

Having trouble deciding on a broadhead for whitetail deer? Ten experienced bowhunters told us their go-to broadheads, and we compiled the results. Today it seems there are nearly as many broadhead designs as bullet types, …Continue Reading →


Washington State Authorizes Hunt for Sheep-killing Wolves

Posted on: August 27th, 2014

The WDFW authorized the rancher to shoot any wolves that approach the flock, and over the weekend sent a team of hunters into the area by helicopter to cull at least four members of the …Continue Reading →


Is The .223 Rem. A Deer Cartridge?

Posted on: August 26th, 2014

What are your thoughts on the .223 for deer hunting? The question of the day: Is the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge an adequate deer cartridge? I had some pre-conceived notions regarding this but no first-hand …Continue Reading →


Large Florida Bobcat Shot When It Became Threat To Humans

Posted on: August 25th, 2014

This sounds like the plot to a B-grade horror movie, but the killer in the neighborhood was all too real: For more than a month, a family said it was terrorized by a bobcat that …Continue Reading →


Colorado Health Officials Warn of Plague in Small Game

Posted on: August 24th, 2014

Plague has a high fatality rate if antibiotics are not administered quickly after infection. Boulder County health officials have announced that fleas from a dead prairie dog tested positive for bubonic plague earlier this month. …Continue Reading →


How the Humane Society of the United States Could Win the Maine Bear Hunting Battle

Posted on: August 21st, 2014

Maine’s management plan for black bears is a proven success. Voters may kill it anyway. Wayne Bosowicz remembers when black bears were so disdained in Maine that the state paid him to hunt down the …Continue Reading →

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