Call it a changing of the guard at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 2021 World Elk Calling Championships (WECC), presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse. RMEF, with the help of its sponsors, doled out more than $50,000 in cash and hunting gear while crowning five new champions in the head-to-head, bracketed format including Cody McCarthy of Nampa, Idaho. McCarthy was the only … [Read more...] about 2021’s Best Elk Buglers Sing: RMEF World Championships
The backpack essential that nobody wants to talk about (but everyone wants to borrow) ... If you're just about sick of the sentence "Hot enough for ya?" as you are of the way summer hits the plums, allow me to introduce you to the reason that my answer to that question is "Not yet, my friend." It's called "Nutdust," and it's a powerful blend of essential oils and friendly … [Read more...] about Nutdust: Making Summer Great Again
Are you ready for your backcountry adventure? When you hear 5.11, you might be thinking "tactical," and you wouldn't be wrong ... but did you know that 5.11's roots are actually in mountaineering? The company's founder, Royal Robbins, named the first pair of pants he designed after the Yosemite Decimal System, which is a way of describing the relative difficulty of different … [Read more...] about Get Outdoor Ready With 5.11 & Magnum Research!
Four "kids," two states, at least 20 deer. Nobody likes poachers less than we lawful hunters, although most of us have forgiveness in our hearts for those ignorant of the law or in dire straits. However, sometimes poaching represents something much darker and antisocial, and that seems to be the case in today's shocking news out of Indiana. Four juveniles, who are not being … [Read more...] about When Teens Poach: Illinois/Indiana Shock Arrest
After finishing second at the 2021 Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series National Championship powered by TourneyX on Texas’ Possum Kingdom Lake, angler Joe McElroy from Cullman, Ala., announced he was donating his $5,000 winnings to help a fellow competitor’s young son who is living with a rare disease impacting just five people worldwide. “Sometimes, it’s about timing,” … [Read more...] about Kayak Championship Fishers Angle to Save Sick Child