Why it’s a good idea to use a hiking stick on your mountain hunts.
As we get older, the mountains seem to get steeper, and the knees get creakier. A bit of support can help.
A hunt for big bears is one of North America’s top outdoor adventures.
I was glassing a bare ridge far across a deep valley when I saw him, the biggest grizzly bear I’ve ever seen.
The 6.5mm is red hot—and for good reason!
At the 2017 SHOT Show I was surprised and bemused to find that, in the sporting rifle world, the 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge was the talk of the show.
Tips and tricks for making the most of your daypack to help you make steady, well-aimed shots in the field.
I honestly can’t recall the first time I used a pack as a shooting rest. For sure I didn’t when I was kid. I was a fledgling gunwriter well into my twenties before I understood the necessity for taking good field photographs, so I didn’t haul around a full-size SLR camera in a pack.
Comparing two tried-and-true big-game cartridges.
The two most popular big-game cartridges among American hunters remain the .270 and .30-06. Neither are exactly new; the .270 was introduced clear back in 1925, while the .30-06 passed its centennial seven years ago (wow!).
Remember, the first day of a hunt is as good as the last.
The stand overlooked a big field of almost impenetrable CRP grass. The wind was howling that day and I didn’t expect to see much. Also, I had no particular expectations.
How to make sure you and your rifle are ready for hunting season.
The “exams” that the fall seasons bring us can’t really be crammed for, so I hope you’ve whiled away some of the summer doldrums at the shooting range. If you haven’t, you’re coming up on your last chance to make sure
All travel has its risks, so do your best to be prepared for them.
Hunting is supposed to be fun, and it’s also, statistically, more injury-free than a lot of other hobbies and sports. There are, however, irrefutable principles to keep in mind.
The .300 Winchester Magnum is versatile, effective, and widely available.
The 7mm Remington Magnum was introduced in 1962, the .300 Winchester Magnum a year later, in 1963. Remington’s Big Seven took off like a rocket, and for many years was the world’s most popular cartridge to wear the “magnum” suffix.
Safaris in central and west Africa are not for everyone, but they provide great rewards for the adventurous.