The Hunts of President Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland is remembered by most Americans as the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms, but along with Teddy Roosevelt he also was a president who hunted. Before Roosevelt, Cleveland set aside millions of acres of Western habitat for public use.
David Crockett: Son of Tennessee, King of the Wild Frontier
David Crockett's mythos is far more expansive than his exploits at the Alamo. The Tennessee-born frontier hero was a politician, solider, explorer and marksman; but most of all, he regarded himself as a hunter.
The Bison Hunter from New York
Theodore Roosevelt is arguably the most recognized outdoorsman to lead the United States, but he wasn’t always a hunter. Come along on a New Yorker’s first Western hunting venture.
The Mountain Man Who Opened the West
Ignore the movies. The real men who conquered the American West would not fit the John Wayne image. Perhaps the definitive case against that image is the life of Christopher “Kit” Carson.
History: Seeking Better Game
Two hundred fifty years ago, Daniel Boone, the “long-hunting” pioneer who transformed American history, took his first steps in Kentucky.
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.