Archive for hunting stories

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

Hunts Gone Wrong

Every hunter leaves the house in the morning hoping for a problem-free hunt—but that's just not always how things go. What if, for example, the prop fell off of a boat like the one seen here? It's happened. Learn about that incident—and a few others—in this recap of hunts gone wrong.

June 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

8 Biggest Preseason Blunders

This fall promises to be the best hunting season of your life—but only if you properly prepare. Don't commit these common mistakes.

July 31, 2012

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

The Pass-Along Shotgun

Some guns are meant to be passed from one shooter to another. Sometimes sooner than we'd like.

December 22, 2011

Whitetail Season: Deer Personality

Whitetail Season: Deer Personality

August 24, 2011

A Beagle I’ll Never Forget

Every young hunter should have a dog to lead him into the wild, but Barney did much more than that.

December 29, 2010

Whitetail Hunting with Dad

Though they had always been close, the author and her father set out to hunt together for the first time at the ages of 36 and 64.

November 05, 2010

John Seerey-Lester on Legends of the Hunt

John Seerey-Lester talks about his latest book, Legends of the Hunt.

July 01, 2010

Book Review: Legends of the Hunt

Any hunter with a penchant for reliving our sport’s enduring classics will keenly add Legends of the Hunt to his or her library.

June 30, 2010

Your Trophy Board

This is not a glorification of the kill, but an exhibit showcasing men, women and youths who honestly love hunting.

June 09, 2009