This week, Cal talks about why you shouldn’t get your nails done near the water, wise old turkeys, 4AM wake ups, and asks what the west would be without predators.
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If you could only pick one, what rifle caliber should you choose for big game hunting in North America?
This is a question we get over and over here at MeatEater, and the good news is that the average hunter can pretty much do it all with a single rifle. As fun as it might be, it’s really not necessary to get caught up in the minutiae of ballistics or the allure of wildcat or ultra-magnum calibers.
The vast majority of big game hunters on the...
The pre-sunrise darkness condemned me to my truck. Bored and eager to fish, I picked up the only entertainment in my vicinity, a Wyoming fishing regulations pamphlet. I aimlessly thumbed through pages before stumbling onto a section titled “Underwater Spear Gun Fishing.” The coffee-stained paper read, “No person shall use an underwater spear gun to take game fish under water without obtaining a fishing license.” This one legalistic sentence would...
This is the first article in a three part series explaining all the basics of northern pike fishing. Over the next couple of weeks, we’re going to celebrate an under appreciated fish. We’ll help you better understand northern pike, explain some of the best methods to catch pike, and show you how to turn them into delicious meals.
“I don’t like that fish. I’m scared.”
No dad wants to hear these words when introducing his child to fishing. My...