Archive for Sarah Smith Barnum

Japanese 'Hunting Girls' Numbers Rising

Numbers of female hunter's increase, not only here in America, but now in Japan. The kari-gaaru's are making a name for themselves.

May 13, 2014

How Turkey Hunting is Like Dating Men

As a novice turkey hunter, Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum takes all the advice she can get—even from a turkey-hunting cab driver in Indianapolis.

April 30, 2014

Alpha-Gal Allergy: A Hunter's Worst Nightmare?

If you frequent the woods in the southeast, you need to know about the lone star tick and the alpha-gal allergy, also known as a hunter's worst nightmare.

April 22, 2014

A Successful Turkey Hunt—Where I Killed Nothing

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently returned from a spring turkey hunt in Kentucky sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and the National Wild Turkey Federation. She didn't tag out, but she's not too broken up about it. Find out why here.

April 20, 2014

Best Hunting-Themed April Fools' Day Prank of 2014

Would you eat at a restaurant where you had to hunt your table fare? Well, you can't, because sadly, as Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum found, it's merely a good April Fool's Day prank.

April 04, 2014

Almost Time to Hunt the Thunder Chicken

In many states, turkey season openers are just around the corner. Virginia residents who haven't taken a hunters ed course can now do so with an easy-to-use online course.

March 31, 2014

What's the Best Wild-Game Meat?

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum wants your input on what the best wild-game meat is to help her create her hunt-to-eat bucket list.

March 23, 2014

Turkey Calling Webinar with Legendary Ray Eye

If you're a beginner, or just looking to brush up on your turkey calling skills and don't want to risk your luck with YouTube videos then check out this new course, Calling is Everything, offered by Ray Eye and Mark Strand of Johnson Mountain University.

March 11, 2014

Va. Sunday Hunting and a W.Va. Becoming an Outdoorswoman Event

With the possibility of more days to hunt in Virginia, Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum is making a concerted effort to become a more-skilled outdoorswoman.

February 25, 2014

Cold-Weather Hunting: Is Winter Over Yet?

It's been a colder-than-usual winter, and Sarah Smith Barnum admits that she's more than ready for the spring months to arrive.

February 19, 2014

Bird Haven Ranch Duck Hunt

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently spent some time with Ducks Unlimited and Winchester in Butte City, Calif., duck hunting at the breathtaking Bird Haven Ranch. Here's a first-hand look at what she saw.

January 07, 2014

Cooking for a Cause

A New Hampshire culinary seminar benefits youth and the outdoors.

December 26, 2013

Wisconsin Man Chased by Wild Turkey

A wild turkey chased a Wisconsin man through the streets of south side Sheboygan, only to be cornered by local police before fleeing into the woods.

December 04, 2013

Post-Thanksgiving Musings

Thanksgiving may be over, but it's never too late to give thanks. Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum belatedly shares some post-Thanksgiving musings about hunting and the rise of female hunters' numbers.

December 03, 2013

Cabela's Women's OutfitHER Hunting Line

Having worn only men's hunting pants and shirts in the past, it was an absolute pleasure to put on this women's hunting apparel and have it actually fit in all the right places.

November 08, 2013