By late afternoon on Porter's second day of the hunt, the rain stopped in time for him to run out with nothing more than a gun, a box call and a camera—no blind, no chairs, no decoys. Within minutes, a tom was answering! Too bad he wasn't quite ready to strut into shotgun range, but as they say in the south, "Tomorrow is another day." In the meantime, here is a glimpse of Porter's first outing in Alabama.
Eastern Gobblers Calling Porter's Name—Photo Gallery
The surge in gun sales and shooting sports participation in recent years has fueled the need for ever-more places to shoot. Here’s an in-depth look at how state fish-and-game agencies use funds collected from excise taxes paid by gun and ammo buyers to build public shooting ranges.
The author had an exchange about the local coyote population in Northern Virginia with a woman on social media. Their discussion serves as a good follow-up to his last article on handling anti-hunters.
An ideal optics setup for Western big-game hunting includes a binocular, spotting scope, rangefinder and riflescope. Here’s how to choose the best of each for your needs.