Archive for hunting history

A Buck For A Century

Almost lost after the shot, this giant buck would later vanish for decades–and reappear atop the Boone and Crockett records list! 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of "The Jordan Buck."

December 18, 2014

The ‘Crimes’ of TJ’s Father

Old-timers tell great stories about their first deer. But what if the story of your first deer is a lie?

September 22, 2014

The Good Old Days?

When I was young (how I regret that phrase), the old guys used to bore me with stories of how much better the hunting was, how much better the guns were, how much better—and simpler—cars and trucks were or even how much prettier the girls were when they were young. Now that I am among the old guys I am sometimes tempted to wax similarly. But was it really better 20, 30, 40 or even 50 years ago?

January 31, 2012