Just about a year ago, as it became clearer that the initial "two weeks to flatten the curve" COVID-19 lockdown was going to transform into "indefinite lockdown until there's a vaccine," we ran an article about the three idiots you Popular Outdoorsmen readers were going to encounter in the wilderness. I stand by those words, but it's pretty obvious that I missed a fourth … [Read more...] about The Fourth Idiot You’ll Meet in the Backwoods This Spring
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My God, it's full of stars... Stanley Kubrick would be proud: On November 18, 2020, the Utah Department of Public Safety Aero Bureau found a mysterious monolith deep within the worst of southeastern Utah's badlands. The metallic plinth, which looks just like the one in 2001: Space Odyssey, appeared in an area so remote that Utah's DPS isn't releasing its location for fear that … [Read more...] about Thus Spake Zarathustra: Mystery Monolith Found and Lost in Utah
If you have to ask, you can't afford it. But a guy can dream... Krieghoff just announced their Gun of the Year 2020: the K-80/S “Galapagos Islands” side-plated shotgun, and it has me in a very 1% kind of mood. This exquisite over/under was designed for people who appreciate the beauty and mystery of the Galapagos Islands, but cannot (yet) afford a Galapagos Island of their … [Read more...] about Krieghoff’s 2020 Galapagos Shotgun: If You Have to Ask…
Say it with me: 2.3 million acres. Ahh...that's nice. Recently, Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the biggest increase in hunting and fishing opportunities in American history. The announcement now includes a final rule establishing and expanding hunting and fishing opportunities across more than 2.3 million acres at 147 national wildlife refuges … [Read more...] about Today: Biggest Increase of Hunting & Fishing Opportunities in History!
Hallelujah, it has happened! The U.S. House of Representatives’ Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and Congress-Critters of all stripes got together and passed H.R. 1957, the 'Great American Outdoors Act'. Although any conservation measure should include bipartisan support, they don't always--and that's why we here at Popular Outdoorsman are so excited to hear that this … [Read more...] about Hallelujah: Great American Outdoors Act Passed!