Archive for hunting humor

The Wilder World So Far

A man getting hit in the head by a snow goose? Leopards in Indiana? Bears in bars? Here are Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper's top five favorite Wilder World Outdoor stories so far.

April 18, 2014

Bear Climbs Tree, Walks Tightrope for Meal

What happens when a black bear finds a healthy supply of beaver meat suspended between two trees? Video evidence supplies the answer.

March 12, 2014

Don't Get Hit in the Head by a Snow Goose

Sometimes surprises quite literally fall from the sky. This was one of those times.

March 06, 2014

Goodbye, 2013

A quick recap of some of the strangest stories covered by the "Wilder World Outdoors" this past year.

December 31, 2013

Video: Seal Jumps in Hunter's Layout Boat

A group of hunters off Cape Cod had a close encounter that Kyle Wintersteen's not sure he's ever heard of before.

December 11, 2013

Epic Gundog Fails

Sometimes you just can't control your dog and the result is an 'epic fail.' Here are some epic dog fails the author has experienced.

November 01, 2013

Watch Where You Step, Eh?

No matter how careful you are in the field, sometimes it's just not your day—especially if you aren't watching where you step.

October 18, 2013

I'll Have That to Go, Please

A bear in Colorado recently made off with an entire dumpster from behind a German restaurant. Hey, sometimes you've got to eat on the go.

August 07, 2013

The Bigfoot Hunt is On?

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April 18, 2013

Top 5 Most Horrifying Signs of Duck Depression

Are you primed for a severe case of Duck Depression? Here are five early symptoms to look out for, straight from renowned expert Kyle Wintersteen.

April 15, 2013

Dumb Poachers: Feb. 2013 Edition

The winter 2012-2013 seasons are gradually winding down throughout the country. Quite a few hunters are preparing to close up shop for a few months. A fair few are gearing up for the upcoming spring turkey season. And others yet (at least a few, anyway) are preparing for their next court appearance. Another winter season has come and nearly gone and, without fail, another crop of rather foolish poachers rose and fell. Below you'll find some of this winter's highlights.

February 08, 2013

Women Steal, Run Over Hunter's Trophy Buck

It's no secret that being a braggart can get you into trouble sometimes, and Kelly Sokel certainly learned that last November. The Wisconsin native had just taken the largest buck of his life (sporting an 8-point, 19½ spread) on Nov. 21, according to the Post-Crescent, and intended to celebrate. The problem was, he probably started a little too soon: Sokel rolled up to an establishment called Hank's Tavern with the whitetail still in the bed of his truck.

February 05, 2013

Tales From My Father: Put That Back!

It's nigh impossible to go on a hunting trip without coming back with a few yarns to spin, and another of my favorites involves my dad and his now (long retired) Golden Retriever, Chelsea.

February 01, 2013