9 weeks ago
Apr 7, 2013 2:42 PM
Nothing is more frustrating than discovering that you don't have everything you need for success when you get to your hunting destination. A basic checklist for the necessary gear and having done your homework for legal and safety requirements in the field are two of the three most important preparations for you hunting adventure. The third potentially exasperating component is just as important...your head game. Don't get caught short on what you need to have...
2 weeks ago
Mar 17, 2013 2:20 PM
Waste not, want not is a great philosophy for game meat management. You worked hard to harvest it and may have paid for travel, accommodations, an out of state license and/or a special permit...even paid a guide to get to it. The last thing you want is the frustration and disappointment of having to throw out a great piece of meat instead of enjoying the fruits of your labor with friends and family. A plan can even help you calculate how much of your annual...
15 weeks ago
Feb 28, 2013 9:50 AM
You only get one set of ears and take it from an old gun writer, you had better protect 'em. Walker's Game Ear, the shooting and hunting industry pioneer in hearing protection, introduces the Elite Power Muffs Digital Quads featuring Aridion Technology. The Walker's Game Ear Elite Power Muffs Digital Quads are specially treated with a NanoTech coating for electronics providing the ultimate protective shield against corrosion and water damage.
The Elite Power Muff Digital...
17 weeks ago
Feb 14, 2013 3:47 PM
Your son or daughter has just finished their hunter education course and is ready to start hunting. Squirrels offer some of the best basic field training experience available including the development of stalking skills, patience and marksmanship as well as confidence building. You may choose to start with a .410 shotgun, then progress to using a .22 rifle and may advance to a .22 pistol with a red dot scope for the highly developed squirrel hunter. You...
18 weeks ago
Feb 11, 2013 12:40 PM
In addition to twelve tips on hunting rabbit, here is a bonus 'tip' for you - a recipe to celebrate your successful hunt with a friend:
Fried rabbit for Two
Cut a rabbit into serving pieces and parboil in a pot with enough water to cover.
Add one hot pepper and four sliced cloves of garlic.
Parboil until tender, remove from heat, drain off the water.
Combine 1 cup milk and 2 slightly beaten eggs in a shallow bowl.
Dip the rabbit pieces in the egg mixture,...
19 weeks ago
Feb 5, 2013 10:32 AM
Most of us realize we must maintain our equipment if we want it to work properly. Just as our vehicles must have regular maintenance, such as oil changes, to keep them running dependably, our firearms also require maintenance in order for them to operate reliably.
Before any maintenance is to be conducted, however, it is important to remember the cardinal rule of firearm safety. Always treat every firearm as if it was loaded. This is true whether you are putting a firearm back in its case...
22 weeks ago
Jan 14, 2013 5:55 AM
Everything occurs online today, even hunting. Who would have thought that hunting is all about online today – licenses, hunter education and access to the sport.
According to HunterSurvey.comand AnglerSurvey.com, in 2012, the number of hunters and anglers purchasing licenses online grew by 35 percent and 13 percent respectively since 2009. Today, 28 percent of all hunters and 29 percent of all anglers surveyed report-buying licenses online.
Hunter Education reports similar...
22 weeks ago
Jan 13, 2013 7:25 AM
As Congress and the White House debate the gun controls they want to try to put into place, a negative side effect would be the impact on conservation funding and public land access. These programs are paid for by Pittman-Robertson funds derived from excise taxes placed upon firearms and ammunition.
In 2012 Pittman-Robertson funds generated over $370 million for state game and fish agencies to use to increase access to landlocked public lands, create and fund new shooting ranges,...
22 weeks ago
Jan 10, 2013 10:20 AM
Vortex has been kept secret for far too long. If you are looking for quality at a great price price, Vortex should be on your short list.
Vortex Optics Crossfire binoculars got a facelift internally and externally in 2013 with the introduction of the Crossfire II series. Better optics, a better build and a new look are hallmarks of the Crossfire II's, ensuring users continue to get the quality, value and innovation Vortex is known for.
Crossfire II binoculars boast upgraded fully...
23 weeks ago
Jan 8, 2013 10:20 AM
Bushnell Outdoor Products introduced upgrades to the Trophy Cam HD line for 2013. Leading the industry with a one-year battery life and superior image clarity, Bushnell has enhanced its 2013 product line with a host of new features including hybrid capture mode, hyper PIR, freeze frame shutter, and an ultra-low flash mode.
Featuring 8 MP image resolution and HD video standard on every unit, the Trophy Cam HD is packed with features to help hunters more effectively monitor game activity...