This week, Cal talks about the Clean Water Act, the direction of poo flows, new animals–some fanciful and some not, and the value of a good hunting stick.
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The American Kennel Club is an organization that, among other things, facilitates the recognition and registration of pure-bred dogs. Because of this, it’s common to see litters of gun dogs advertised as AKC-registered. Aside from being a hedge against any hint of mutt-dom in your dog, what does this really mean? Very little.
If you’re looking for a dog that won’t succumb to an avoidable, genetic time-bomb, or for a dog that should be intelligent...
It was the opening morning of the 1996 turkey season when I met my first public land knucklehead. I was 16 years old and barely old enough to drive, and I was hunting an area riddled with gobblers—and hunters. I drove past a parked truck and pulled to the side of the road a quarter mile away. After quietly shutting the truck door, I cranked out an impressive string of yelps and excited cuts. I waited.
My calls were met with silence, but I soon...
Watch this video. Take its message seriously.
If you hunt or fish or camp or hike or recreate in any way on public land – or even if you just want the opportunity to do so someday – your voice is needed.
You’ve likely seen and heard plenty over the past couple years about the threat of a transfer or sale of America’s public lands. It was a dangerous idea, and hunters, anglers and other outdoorsy folks made a lot of noise about it. The good news...