25 Things Every Hunter Should Know
Everything from offroad driving to backcountry first-aid—25 skills you just can't do without.
Whitetail Hunting Skills: Old School Basics
Here are some old school skills that are as important and valid today as they were when bread was a dime a loaf, and people got their news by reading a newspaper.
Bare Facts About Finding Your Bearings
The irony of having smart phones, smart cars and smart everything is they can make us less smart. To put it bluntly, they can make us dumb. By using these gadgets at every turn, we become more and more dependent—to the point where we become clueless without them.
Preppers and Hunters: More Similar Than You Think
Hunters and preppers share a lot in common, from the clothing they wear to the guns they carry, because they’re often concerned with the same things.
How to Hunt Early-Season Gobblers
When you go out for gobbling turkeys in April, the woods might still look like they did back in late deer season. That calls for a few specialized tricks.
How to Sharpen a Knife
With good technique and a nice stone, almost anyone can put a sharp edge on their knife. Here is a complete guide to sharpening your blade the right way.
Shoot Summer Steel for Mid-Range Mastery This Fall
Here are a few drills to do now that will make you confident come fall when that buck of a lifetime is standing 350 yards away and the sun is fading fast.
Essential Stalking and Still-Hunting Skills
Here are a few tips, tactics and techniques that will help you close the distance on a wily mule deer or a big, call-shy bull elk.
How to Build Killer Confidence Behind Your Rifle
Before fall big-game seasons begin, it’s important to build confidence in your rifle, ammo and optics—and how you perform with them in hand. To do so, it pays to put in practical range time, shooting not only from field positions but also building skill at quick, accurate follow-up shots.
Know-How: Hunt Like a Military Marksman
Most hunters will never attend the U.S. Army Sniper School in Ft. Benning, Ga., or similar courses conducted by other branches of our military, but the basic elements of this type of training should be recognized as worthy techniques for any hunter to take to the field. Here are a few elements from their playbooks we can pocket for future success.