Want to be a better bowhunter? Most of the time, archery guides are really limited to, at best, a 3-D life-size model target displaying the exterior of a whitetail deer. They're great for practicing your accuracy, but they're not really good at helping you understand exactly what it is you're shooting at and why. And when it comes to bowhunting, shot placement is absolutely … [Read more...] about Bowhunter’s Rosetta Stone: Scientific Shot Placement Aids
Lever-action rifles make for great home-defense and hunting guns, but did you know they can also save a sick child? Henry Repeating Arms' "Guns for Great Causes" campaign has done it before, and it's time to do it again: The company is donating a series of 65 custom rifles to raise funds for the family of 11-year-old Sami Bernadzikowski of Elkridge, Maryland, who is battling … [Read more...] about Henry Lever Guns for Great Causes: Saving Sami
Same sh*t, better boot! Poop, as we have all been told, happens. What's more, it continues to happen whether or not it's cold and nasty out there. The folks at Dryshod know this, and have created the new 100% waterproof DungHo Max Gusset boot—a farm and ranch boot that'll serve everyone who needs to tramp through the same old stuff to get to the different day. They've listened … [Read more...] about Best-Named Barnyard Boot: DungHo!
Release the hounds, Smithers... The use of tracking dogs to recover a game animal is as old as the partnership between Man and Dog itself. However, the line between using a scent hound to find a dead animal and using a scent hound to pursue a live one is exquisitely fine. Most people agree that it's not okay for a hunter to let his prey go to waste, and that dogs are an … [Read more...] about Do Tracking Dogs Count as “Fair Chase”?
My duck gun beats me like a rented mule, and I like to return the favor. If you hunt hard in the reeds and swamps like I do, then no doubt you have as many names as I do for the gunk that builds up on your shotgun after a good day in the field (or a bad one, really). Your own skin oils and sweat are bad enough for your gun's surfaces, but then you throw in some nice brackish … [Read more...] about Waterfowler’s Secret: Ed Brown Silicone Gun Cleaning Cloth