I want to believe...but first, a little due diligence. A little while back we ran an article about the reasons why the legend of Bigfoot will never die. I did neglect to mention one reason why hunters and outdoorsmen still whisper about Sasquatch over their campfires: Because hunters and outdoorsmen still see Sasquatch. Fairly frequently, in fact. Today, we have a new report … [Read more...] about 3 Things That Cryptid Could Have Been (Other Than Bigfoot)
Camping & Survival
When tenderfeet get lost, nobody wonders. But how do experienced outdoorsmen just "disappear"? Every year, hundreds of thousands of hunters head into the woods, and the overwhelming majority of them come home a few hours later. But every so often, experienced outdoorsmen go missing...and we're left wondering how it could possibly have happened. A few weeks ago, we recommended … [Read more...] about How Do Experienced Outdoorsmen “Disappear”?
Editor's Note: Today's great outdoorsman tip comes to us courtesy of the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. Have you ever had to end a great fishing trip early due to accidentally hooking yourself? Even advanced anglers may find themselves needing to remove an embedded hook in their skin. It's one of the more common accidental injuries that fishermen endure. It’s … [Read more...] about Fishing Foul-Ups: How to Un-Hook Yourself
Gators, snakes, and bears--oh my! If you live in the path of Hurricane Laura and have chosen to shelter in place, there's something to remember: The swamp critters are seeking higher ground, too. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) urges the public to be especially alert to wildlife forced into populated areas by flood water from the storm. It happens … [Read more...] about Hurricane Warning: Critters Evacuating, Too!
It's that time of year: Short, sultry nights full of buzzing cicadas, chirping crickets and the barely audible calls of the bats that see all of the above as an all-you-can-eat buffet. Although you probably think of bats as being more active later in the year--say, just in time for Halloween--late summer and early autumn is actually when you're most likely to find one in your … [Read more...] about Bats In Your Belfry? Here’s What to Do