4 Plants Every Duck Hunter Should Know

Ducks

4 Plants Every Duck Hunter Should Know

Most ducks are opportunistic omnivores, feeding on a wide variety of plants, insects, invertebrates, and fish. From sunflower seeds to gizzard shad, I’ve seen them eat just about anything they can get down their gullet. The plants listed below are the crème de la crème. These cornerstones of duck...
Sean Weaver Jun 15, 2021
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Is a Raw Diet the Right Choice for Your Dog?

Waterfowl

Is a Raw Diet the Right Choice for Your Dog?

Few things will turn south an otherwise civil conversation about dogs faster than the topic of what to feed them. As a practicing veterinarian and bird hunter who spends a great deal of time engaged in tailgate banter, I’ve both received and dished out my share of subtle eyerolls and outright looks...
Dr. Seth Bynum Jun 10, 2021
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The Guns of America’s Most Famous Hunters

Firearms

The Guns of America’s Most Famous Hunters

The long tradition of American hunting isn’t without its heroes. As more settlers moved West, a few men rose to national fame for their skill in the field, and celebrity hunters became a distinctly (if not exclusively) American phenomenon. For some of these outdoorsmen, their firearms became just as...
Jordan Sillars Jun 9, 2021
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Photos: How to Build a Deer Blind From Pallets

Whitetail

Photos: How to Build a Deer Blind From Pallets

Most of us are aware that prices are rising for building materials (up 300% in some cases). While that can tend to put a damper on jumping into a project, there are still ways to get things done on a tight budget. For a while now, I’ve been wanting to put a box blind on our property to give my young...
Josh Smith Jun 8, 2021
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Video: Kayaker Saves Moose Calf From Drowning

Big Game

Video: Kayaker Saves Moose Calf From Drowning

As we covered a few weeks ago, the first howl of a baby wolf can bring anyone joy. The distressed bleats of a drowning moose calf? That does the opposite. Luckily, off-duty Calgary firefighter Scott Linton and professional paddler Benny Clark were there to take action when the startled calf fell...
Spencer Neuharth Jun 8, 2021
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Why Waterfowl Hunters Should Track Summer Storms

Waterfowl

Why Waterfowl Hunters Should Track Summer Storms

Summer is the season of duck neglect. Fishing, food plots, and cold beer all take priority over preparing for duck season, and maybe rightfully so. The ducks are brown, the marshes are filled with clouds of mosquitos, and a migratory bird is quite likely move spots between now and opening day. But...
Sean Weaver Jun 4, 2021
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Get a COVID Vaccine, Win a Free Gun

Firearms

Get a COVID Vaccine, Win a Free Gun

As of today, about 136 million Americans (41.5% of the population) are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To encourage more to get the poke, 18 states have rolled out incentive programs for vaccinated residents. Although Ohio dominated national headlines with its $1 million lottery, it’s hardly the...
Spencer Neuharth Jun 3, 2021
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Caliber Battle: .280 AI vs. .300 Win. Mag.

Firearms

Caliber Battle: .280 AI vs. .300 Win. Mag.

Many hunters will be surprised to learn that the .280 Ackley Improved (AI) is about as old as the .300 Winchester Mangum. Winchester introduced the .300 Win. Mag. in 1963. Around the same time, gunsmith and wildcatter P.O. Ackley began tinkering with the .280 Remington, and his wildcat redesign...
Jordan Sillars Jun 1, 2021
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The 6 Most Expensive Guns in the World

Firearms

The 6 Most Expensive Guns in the World

There are rare guns and historical guns, but then there are firearms so one-of-a-kind with such amazing stories behind them that they’re nearly priceless. Note the “nearly.” At auction, these ultra-rare firearms have fetched prices from $860,000 to almost $2 million. These guns can command such...
David Maccar May 27, 2021
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Your Next Deer Gun Should be a "Scout" Rifle

Firearms

Your Next Deer Gun Should be a "Scout" Rifle

In 1983, Colonel Jeff Cooper hosted a conference he believed would modernize rifle design and launch the “new wave” long gun of the future. The famous instructor, hunter, and author described this new style of firearm in a manifesto of sorts published in the gun magazine, American Rifleman. The...
Jordan Sillars May 25, 2021
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Video: Wolf Pup Howls for First Time

Predators

Video: Wolf Pup Howls for First Time

We’ve given a lot of coverage lately to how destructive wolves are. From Idaho passing a bill that aims to knock back up to 90% of the state’s pack, to mountain lion populations in Wyoming dropping 48% thanks to unprecedented predation by wolves, to Wisconsin accidentally killing twice their wolf...
Spencer Neuharth May 20, 2021
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