Archive for bryce m. towsley

Legendary Whitetail Hunter Larry Benoit Lives On

Deer hunters in the know remember Larry Benoit, the Vermont legend hailed as “the best deer hunter in America” in the early 1970s. He may be gone, but his sage advice lives.

May 12, 2014

Nyati Big-Bore Ammunition

Big-bore, dangerous-game rifles are cool—unless you shoot them a lot. Nyati lives up to its name by loading reduced-recoil practice ammo for dangerous-game rifles.

May 09, 2014

The Accidental Buffalo

The author is reminded of the old adage, “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.”

March 09, 2014

The Old Hemlock Line

The tradition of woodcock hunting runs deep in New England. If you hunt over the right dogs, you learn why.

October 07, 2013

.17 Win. Super Mag.

There is no doubt that the .17 WSM elevates rimfire ballistics to a new level. But will enough gun companies jump on board to produce rifles in this caliber?

September 30, 2013

They Shoot Horses Don't They?

Bryce M. Towsley had a romantic vision of a horseback hunting adventure, but a trip with horses will never go exactly like you planned.

August 27, 2013

An Extremely Polite Bird Hunt

A veteran grouse hunter finds out why fast-flushing birds of the Deep South are regarded as gentlemanly.

January 30, 2013

Shotgun or Muzzleloader?

The choices hunters face when hunting whitetails where rifles are not an option can be confounding.

August 29, 2012

Hunting Sunburned Ducks

When the weather is more suited to sunbathing than waterfowling, hunters must adapt or get burned.

July 26, 2012

Getting Started in Handloading

It is easy to get started reloading. The best way is to have an experienced friend show you how, or to take a class.

July 27, 2009