This week on Wired To Hunt Foundations, Tony discusses the dismal—but not only entirely hopeless—outlook for hunters still holding unfilled tags as the general gun season winds down.
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Are you looking for the article on professional bass angler Christie Bradley and wondering why it’s not here? Well it’s not here because we screwed up—big time—so we took the piece down. How did a story about a trail-blazing professional angler like Christie Bradley go wrong? Well for starters, an article about what it’s like to be a female tournament angler that’s written by a man shouldn’t contain dorky boob jokes and outdated perspectives on...
It’s never been necessary to spend thousands of dollars to get into hunting, and it doesn’t need to be today. We love our high-end gear here at MeatEater, but we haven’t always had the luxury of having the best-of-the-best gear in our closets. There are a few things we don’t advise skimping on, wool socks being one of them. Boots are another, but if the weather is going to be decent and you’re not tramping up snowy mountains, you can get by with...
Long before Tom Heberlein was old enough to hunt deer, he watched for his father’s blue, snow-encrusted 1952 Ford pickup to return home from northern Wisconsin each November. It would usually be loaded with dead whitetails tucked among the Christmas trees they’d sell at the family’s gas station.
Heberlein never thought someone could be shocked or offended by the stiff legs, glazed eyes, and slit carcasses of dead deer. After all, his dad wasn’t...