Local Legends: Why Butch and Harold Still Prowl the Big Woods
The experience of two Vermont hunters shows it’s never too late to find a new hunting partner.
How to Select New Sights for Old Rifles
Presbyopia is the loss of the eye’s ability to focus on close objects and it affects just about everyone over 40. When it happens to riflemen they usually retire their favorite classic rifles with open sights that should never wear scopes. But they needn’t do so.
Hardware: Savage 93 Minimalist
The Savage 93 Minimalist combines a classic laminate stock design with modern aesthetics to achieve a lightweight platform with improved ergonomics.
Hardware: Tract TORIC UHD 30mm FFP Hunting Rifle Scope
The TORIC UHD 30mm Hunting Rifle Scope was developed for use by today’s long-range hunters and designed to be lightweight and small enough to be at home on a hunting rifle, but is not out of place on a precision rifle, either.
The Ones That Got Away: Bucks That Haunt My Dreams
Do you toss and turn late at night over memories of bucks that got away? Our man does, too. Here are a handful of sleep-robbing tales of bucks that never even gave him a shot.
Hardware: Woodman Arms Patriot Muzzleloader
The Woodman Arms Patriot muzzleloader is light, short and easy to carry. It shoots extremely well and, with the closed breech, can be waterproofed to ensure it goes off every time. It’s accurate enough to manage the open country, light enough to climb mountains and small enough to handle well in a deer blind.
Shooting Drills for Dangerous Game
Any hunter who pursues dangerous game is advised to “bring enough gun.” It is also advised to learn how to run that gun. Here are a handful of shooting drills to teach you that.
How to Protect Taxidermy from Insect Infestation
Hunters preserve a lifetime of memories in taxidermy, so when those memories are threatened by insect infestation it’s cause for concern. Here’s what to do if you see little critters flying around your mounts.
Hunting Tools You Didn't Know You Needed
Hunters who value good tools should never be caught without a good axe, a good shovel and a good brush cutter. Here are three of the best.
Know-How: Sharpen a Knife
Other than a gun or bow, a knife is about the most important tool a hunter may carry. Of course it must be sharp to be useful. Here’s how to put a good edge on it.