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
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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!
The summer of 2020 started with a sparkling surprise for one western Arkansas woman. Fifty-six-year-old Beatrice Watkins, of Mena, visited Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park, in Murfreesboro, on Saturday, June 20, with her daughter and granddaughters. Within 30 minutes of arriving, she had unknowingly picked up the largest diamond found there, so far this … [Read more...] about Woman Finds Record-Setting Diamond at AR State Park