Waterfowl Clothing for the Conditions: Arkansas

Waterfowl

Waterfowl Clothing for the Conditions: Arkansas

A windy day of waterfowling in rice fields of Arkansas demands a clothing kit that can withstand big gusts and is adaptable for changing conditions throughout the day. Click here to watch Sean and Clay in action in this episode of Duck Lore. Sean's Kit Zero Cold Weather OTC Sock Furnace Long John...
Sean Weaver Aug 16, 2022
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Video: How to Case Skin a Raccoon

Trapping

Video: How to Case Skin a Raccoon

In this three-part video series, we'll teach you how to skin, flesh, and stretch a raccoon hide. If you don't have a tail stripper handy, try Clay Newcomb's two-stick trick. And don't let that meat go to waste, it might just surprise you how delicious it really is.
Seth Morris Aug 15, 2022
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What's the Future of Archery Airguns?

Firearms

What's the Future of Archery Airguns?

Is it a bow? Is it a gun? In 2016, Benjamin Airguns said, “Why not both?” The company’s Pioneer Airbow made a splash at the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Show that year, and MeatEater’s Spencer Neuharth recalls getting to test drive the first-of-its kind hunting implement. “I shot one at ATA the...
Jordan Sillars Aug 10, 2022
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Hunting Dog Training: Hire a Professional or DIY?

Hunting with Dogs

Hunting Dog Training: Hire a Professional or DIY?

Nobody wants their dog to be poorly trained. We all want our dog, couch potato or duck-fetching machine, to be a “good boy” or else we wouldn’t ask them if they are all the time. Yet countless dogs across the country end up with bad manners and lackluster abilities in the field. So it begs the...
Sean Weaver Aug 10, 2022
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Video: How To Build an Edge-Hide Blind

Waterfowl

Video: How To Build an Edge-Hide Blind

In this video we'll show you how to build an edge-hide blind along a fenceline to hunt geese out in open fields. To watch Kevin Harlander and I target Wyoming geese click here. To catch up on the most recent episode of Duck Lore, click here.
Sean Weaver Aug 9, 2022
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Waterfowl Clothing for the Conditions: Missouri

Waterfowl

Waterfowl Clothing for the Conditions: Missouri

A good day of shooting mallards in January becomes a great day if you can be comfortable in the cold climate. First Lite's new waterfowl line ensured just that. Sean's Kit Zero Cold Weather OTC Sock Furnace Long John Catalyst Soft Shell Pant Furnace Quarter Zip Origin Hoody Brooks Down Vest Refuge...
Sean Weaver Aug 2, 2022
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Video: How to Decoy Mallards on Big Water

Waterfowl

Video: How to Decoy Mallards on Big Water

In this video, Sean Weaver and First Lite waterfowl product line manager Logan Williamson explain the best decoy spread for drawing mallards in over big water. The secret sauce? Proper placement of goose decoys, floaters, and silhouettes.
Sean Weaver Aug 2, 2022
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Caliber Battle: .220 Swift vs. .22-250 Rem.

Firearms

Caliber Battle: .220 Swift vs. .22-250 Rem.

The term “varmint” usually describes animals like woodchucks, groundhogs, prairie dogs, and coyotes. These critters are rarely harvested for meat (though they can be), so hunters are happy to shoot multiple animals from long range as an effective (and fun) form of pest control. To do that, varmint...
Jordan Sillars Jul 28, 2022
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Waterfowl Clothing for the Conditions: Wyoming

Waterfowl

Waterfowl Clothing for the Conditions: Wyoming

In this video, MeatEater waterfowl guru Sean Weaver and First Lite community director Kevin Harlander walk us through their cold weather goose kits from a balmy, 18° Fahrenheit morning in Wyoming. No matter how cold it gets, the new First Lite waterfowl line stands up to any conditions. Sean's Kit...
Sean Weaver Jul 26, 2022
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Video: How to Duck Hunt with Silhouettes and Coffin Blinds

Waterfowl

Video: How to Duck Hunt with Silhouettes and Coffin Blinds

In this video, Glade Harris explains how to use silhouette spreads and coffin blinds to hunt big, open water like the Great Salt Lake. Click here to watch the first episode of Duck Lore, Season 2, where Sean and Glade take on the icy, shallow waters by airboat in search of brine shrimp-eating...
Sean Weaver Jul 21, 2022
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Wild Bill Hickock's Revolver Expected to Fetch $300,000 at Auction

Firearms

Wild Bill Hickock's Revolver Expected to Fetch $300,000 at Auction

Historians, fans, and keyboard warriors will forever debate whether Wild Bill Hickok really held a pair of aces and eights—a “Dead Man’s Hand”—when he was murdered by Jack McCall on August 2, 1876. But there’s one thing no one denies about that infamous incident: Wild Bill had a gun on his hip. Now...
Jordan Sillars Jul 20, 2022
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