Archive for hunting

5 Duck Facts That Sound Like Lies

Here are five fascinating duck facts that sound more like downright lies.

November 20, 2014

Skull Hooker: A Simple Way to Display Your Buck

Looking for an easy, do-it-yourself way to show off your latest whitetail harvest? Here's an option to keep in mind.

November 19, 2014

Member's Hunt: The Morning Doe

Our latest "Member's Hunt" comes from Jessica Elkins of Beaufort, S.C., who hoped to harvest a whitetail with a hunting rifle she'd recently been given for her 15th birthday.

November 19, 2014

Win a Prize Pack From SilencerCo and SOG Knives

SilencerCo and SOG Knives have combined to offer consumers the chance to win a prize pack that features some of each company's most popular products.

November 19, 2014

Utah Crow Hunters Bag...One Bird

Utah's new crow season might not have gone quite as the anti-hunters might have anticipated. Let Kyle Wintersteen explain.

November 14, 2014

How Much Does That Rifle Really Kick?

It’s common for a proud man to uncase his favorite big-game rifle, look at it lovingly, and pronounce that “it hardly even kicks!” or “it kicks about like a .22!” As Jeff Johnston notes, that's rarely an accurate statement.

November 12, 2014

Know How: Get in a Buck Funnel Now

The trouble with magazine articles on stand placement is it’s easy for us writers to make it seem so cartoon-simple. The truth is stand placement is more often as complex as a Dostoyevsky novel. Frank Miniter explains.

November 12, 2014

Remington Versa Max Waterfowl Pro

Many companies offer “waterfowl edition” shotguns, typically among their flagship lines. One recent introduction—and a fine one at that—is the semi-auto 12-gauge Remington Versa Max Waterfowl Pro.

November 10, 2014

South Dakotans Enjoy Tremendous Pheasant Opener

With South Dakota’s pheasant-brood survey up 76-percent over last year, all signs pointed to a fantastic season opener on October 18. However, few probably expected it to kick off quite as well as it did.

November 10, 2014

Do You Shoot Hens?

Last week a duck-hunting magazine posted a photo of two hen wood ducks shot by a reader. The comments were mostly positive, but—as you might have guessed—at least one commenter was quick to chastise the guy for shooting hens. Here's Kyle Wintersteen's take.

November 07, 2014

Mathews Unveils NO-CAM Bow Technology

When was the last time you had your socks knocked off? Go to the Mathews website NOW!

November 06, 2014

The Toughest Bird to Kill

What's the toughest bird to kill? Kyle Wintersteen takes a closer look.

November 03, 2014

Smileys in the Blind, Roosters on the Dash

Maybe you didn’t cover yourself in glory on the first day of your guided South Dakota bird hunt, but you’re a fast learner. Day two is a different story. It goes like this …

November 03, 2014

Hort’s Hide-Away

Members of the Swanson clan trace their roots to a homestead in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula their ancestors built in 1857. They’re what are colloquially known as ‘Yoopers’—UP speak for ‘someone born up here.’ 2013 was the last deer camp for family patriarch George Swanson, for after 77 years prowling these woods, he could no longer trust his eyes.

October 31, 2014

The Middle Hours

Dawn and dusk have magic, but you may well score on big game more often at midday.

October 29, 2014