Archive for Karen Mehall Phillips

Vermejo Park Ranch, Here We Come!

NRA President Jim Porter is only hours away from the Vermejo Park Ranch where he'll close in on the Merriam's and a turkey grand slam!

April 14, 2014

(Bow)Hunting Brings People Together!

Last weekend Karen Mehall Phillips traveled to Connecticut to speak at the Dallas Safari Club/Venator Foundation’s Call2Adventure fundraising banquet. The topic at hand was one near and dear to her own heart.

April 14, 2014

New York Passes Crossbow Hunting

Effective for 2014, the state of New York has made crossbows legal during the firearm and early archery seasons.

April 11, 2014

NRA’s Jim Porter Nabs Bird No. 3 in Texas

As we recap the turkey subspecies Porter has claimed to date this spring, here's the scoop on the Rio Grande, marking the third bird he dropped en route to claiming his grand slam.

April 10, 2014

Answering the Call2Adventure!

Good friends and good hunting stories set the stage as wife/husband duo Karen Mehall and Phil Phillips get set to speak at the Dallas Safari Club/Venator Foundation's Call2Adventure fundraising event.

April 04, 2014

My Picks for this Year's Best Compound Bows

As spring springs, bows beckon! Check out the new offerings for 2014 from these top 10 companies.

April 02, 2014

Don't Miss Colorado's April 1 Application Deadline!

Attention hunters: Today marks Colorado's big-game application deadline. If you have your heart set on chasing Western big game with your bow or rifle this fall, act now!

April 01, 2014

2014's Top Compound Bows

Looking for a new compound bow? Karen Mehall Phillips saw 2014's lineup at the ATA and Great American Outdoor Show, and has highlighted some of year's most impressive new models.

March 31, 2014

Less Is More with Barnett’s Buck Commander Extreme

Barnett's Buck Commander Extreme (BCX) crossbow is quiet, accurate and easy to shoot.

March 29, 2014

Kicking Bear Puts a Bow in Every Kid’s Hand!

While the NRA and like-minded organizations expose millions of kids to hunting and shooting sports each year, some special individuals have launched programs of their own to do their part for America’s youth. NRA Life member and avid bowhunter Ray Howell of La Crescent, Minn., and his Kicking Bear Ministry is doing just that.

March 29, 2014

Bowhunting's "Bear" Basics

Whether you're shooting the latest high-tech bow or the Mathews Genesis bow designed to get more kids into the sport, it's all good fun when you're flinging arrows and crossbolts downrange at the 2014 POMA conference shooting event!

March 25, 2014

"Own the [Bow]Hunt!"

The 2014 POMA conference offered those with a "Killer Instinct" the change to break outdoors in the warm weather and launch a few bolts downrange!

March 24, 2014

Porter Harvests Rio Turkey; One Subspecies Remains In Hunt for Grand Slam

NRA President Jim Porter has been covering the turkey hunting bases this week, hitting three states in five days in pursuit of three of the four U.S. subspecies! NRA Publications' John Zent broke the news on Porter's Rio Grande in Texas late yesterday, and this morning we've got even more great photos to share. Check out the action in the gallery below.

March 20, 2014

William the Apple Whacker

Whether you believe the legend of William Tell, you have to admit: Old biodegradable apples and other fruits and veggies make for fun, reactive archery targets!

March 19, 2014

Jim Porter Tags Eastern Turkey; Two Away from Grand Slam—Photo Gallery

NRA President Jim Porter got a break from the bad weather on Tuesday morning and dropped a beautiful Eastern gobbler, marking the second of the four turkey subspecies he needs to claim his prestigious grand slam.

March 18, 2014