Archive for Sarah Smith Barnum

Mississippi Hunter Tags 4-Bearded Gobbler

After pursuing a gobbler he had seen on his trail camera for three weeks, Hunter Hood had no idea exactly what he was getting until he picked up the harvested tom.

May 27, 2014

Archery Tag the Next Big Thing?

From Queens, N.Y., to below the Mason-Dixon line, a new craze has emerged: archery tag. Adults and kids alike are clamoring to momentarily step into the shoes of some of their favorite characters.

May 15, 2014

Japanese 'Hunting Girls' Numbers Rising

Numbers of female hunter's increase, not only here in America, but now in Japan. The kari-gaaru's are making a name for themselves.

May 13, 2014

How Turkey Hunting is Like Dating Men

As a novice turkey hunter, Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum takes all the advice she can get—even from a turkey-hunting cab driver in Indianapolis.

April 30, 2014

Wild Game Cooking: From Field to Table

Scott and Tiffany Haugen led a wild-game cooking seminar at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits. See what they taught us.

April 26, 2014

Alpha-Gal Allergy: A Hunter's Worst Nightmare?

If you frequent the woods in the southeast, you need to know about the lone star tick and the alpha-gal allergy, also known as a hunter's worst nightmare.

April 22, 2014

A Successful Turkey Hunt—Where I Killed Nothing

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently returned from a spring turkey hunt in Kentucky sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and the National Wild Turkey Federation. She didn't tag out, but she's not too broken up about it. Find out why here.

April 20, 2014

Best Hunting-Themed April Fools' Day Prank of 2014

Would you eat at a restaurant where you had to hunt your table fare? Well, you can't, because sadly, as Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum found, it's merely a good April Fool's Day prank.

April 04, 2014

Almost Time to Hunt the Thunder Chicken

In many states, turkey season openers are just around the corner. Virginia residents who haven't taken a hunters ed course can now do so with an easy-to-use online course.

March 31, 2014

What's the Best Wild-Game Meat?

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum wants your input on what the best wild-game meat is to help her create her hunt-to-eat bucket list.

March 23, 2014

NRA Women's Wilderness Escape

Women interested in shooting and hunting with other ladies (no boys allowed) should consider participating in the NRA 2014 Women's Wilderness Escape.

March 16, 2014

Turkey Calling Webinar with Legendary Ray Eye

If you're a beginner, or just looking to brush up on your turkey calling skills and don't want to risk your luck with YouTube videos then check out this new course, Calling is Everything, offered by Ray Eye and Mark Strand of Johnson Mountain University.

March 11, 2014

Va. Sunday Hunting and a W.Va. Becoming an Outdoorswoman Event

With the possibility of more days to hunt in Virginia, Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum is making a concerted effort to become a more-skilled outdoorswoman.

February 25, 2014

Cold-Weather Hunting: Is Winter Over Yet?

It's been a colder-than-usual winter, and Sarah Smith Barnum admits that she's more than ready for the spring months to arrive.

February 19, 2014

Bird Haven Ranch Duck Hunt

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently spent some time with Ducks Unlimited and Winchester in Butte City, Calif., duck hunting at the breathtaking Bird Haven Ranch. Here's a first-hand look at what she saw.

January 07, 2014