Archive for karen mehall

NRA President James W. Porter and his Osceola

As NRA President James W. Porter II gears up for the final leg of his turkey grand slam, take a look back at what he has accomplished to date!

April 08, 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

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

Eastern Gobblers Calling Porter's Name—Photo Gallery

By late afternoon on Porter's second day of the hunt, the rain stopped in time for him to run out with nothing more than a gun, a couple of box calls and a camera. Within minutes, a tom was answering! Too bad he wasn't quite ready to strut into shotgun range, but tomorrow is another day. In the meantime, here is a glimpse of Porter's first Alabama outing.

March 16, 2014

Grand Slam, Round One

NRA President Jim Porter is almost on the ground in Florida, on leg one of his quest for a turkey Grand Slam.

March 14, 2014

My Friend Bob Walker

From Walker’s Game Ear to Slayer Crossbows, he was an innovation legend, but first and foremost Bob Walker was our friend.

March 04, 2014

The Bowhunting Bug

Have you caught it yet?

March 03, 2014

Top 30 Photos from the SCI Show

Karen Mehall has seen her fair share of sights this week at Safari Club International's Annual Hunters' Convention. Here are her top 30 photos from the show.

February 08, 2014

Improve Shotgun Shooting and Hunting Success Overnight with SCI Speakers' Innovative Training Aid

World-class shotgun shooters Gil and Vicky Ash have launched their new Knowledge Vault—a 24/7 interactive instructional website.

February 07, 2014

Icing on the SCI Birthday Cake

James Purdey & Sons is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year and had unveiled its Purdey Bicentenary Trio.

February 07, 2014

Playing the Numbers Game at the SCI Convention

Safari Club International’s 42nd annual convention may be in Las Vegas, but attendees can play the numbers game without ever entering a casino.

February 07, 2014

More Beautiful Mounts from SCI

There's no shortage of impressive taxidermy work on the floor of Safari Club International's Annual Hunters' Convention.

February 06, 2014

Magnificent Mounts!

Get a closer look at some of the taxidermy examples that Karen Mehall has spotted on the floor of the SCI show.

February 06, 2014

Fast Fact on the Walrus

Get a look at one of the more unique sights from SCI.

February 06, 2014

Mega Mounts at SCI!

Some of the most amazing taxidermy work you will ever see is on display at SCI's convention every year.

February 06, 2014