Archive for hunting humor

Photos: Coonhound Really Knows How to "Stay"

As J.R. Absher of The Outdoor Pressroom put it, Maddie the coonhound has "refined the meaning of 'stay'." Since acquiring Maddie from the Cobb County Animal Shelter in Atlanta, Ga., owner Theron Humphrey has photographed her in a variety of, shall we say, interesting places—inside a tractor tire in Cedar Creek, Texas, atop a traffic light in Austin, Texas, on a bird house in Lawrence, Kan., and even above a basketball rim in Des Moines, Iowa, to name a few.

March 19, 2012

Hunting is Just for Guys, Right?

By Keith Wood

The Myth: Hunting is just for guys.

March 15, 2012

Did My Wife Break My Duck Mount on Purpose?

I'm currently embroiled in one of mankind's least pleasurable tasks: packing for a move. Last night all was going according to plan—I was working just hard enough that my wife wouldn't notice how little I was doing—when I heard a tremendous crash followed by a scream emanating from my home office.

March 12, 2012

Doh! Man Suffers Two Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wounds

A 68-year-old Redfield, Iowa, man may be vying for a Darwin Award as he recovers from two—yes two—self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Apparently Larry Godwin caught a raccoon in a live trap and decided to dispatch the critter. He took a .22-caliber handgun and shot at the ’coon, but the bullet struck the trap and ricocheted, hitting Godwin in the lower right part of his abdomen. The shock of being struck by the bullet precipitated Godwin to drop his handgun, whereupon it discharged, hitting him again in nearly the same place. Thankfully, Godwin’s injuries were not life-threatening.

February 28, 2012

How to Shut Up a Lawyer

One of my favorite duck-hunting buddies is a hero of sorts: He went duck hunting on his honeymoon; he consistently finds good hunting among the nation's most crowded public areas; and he married an attractive, young attorney.

December 14, 2011

On the Sanity of Goose Hunters

There are many who are content to sit over a duck-heavy spread with a dozen Canada dekes pitched on the upwind edge, their reward being the occasional “bonus” goose. But the honker hunters I admire most are those who set up specifically for geese.

November 29, 2011

Unvarnished Hunting Truths

We hold the following hunting truths to be self-evident:

October 27, 2011