Just a few days ago, we sponsored a lively discussion on North American predators and how to best manage them. Today, we have news from California that highlights the importance of that discussion. California has long shied away from allowing managed mountain lion hunting ... and it shows in the number of attacks on humans and pets. The latest victim is a five-year-old boy, and … [Read more...] about Predators & Prey Part II: California Mountain Lion Attacks Tot
This excellent training video from CrossBreed Holsters is much easier to watch than that Tarantino flick... Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" is a pretty good film (if you like Tarantino), but it's three hours long and drops the "n-bomb" about 65 times, so it's not the easiest movie to watch. This excellent training video from CrossBreed Holsters, on the other hand, is … [Read more...] about How To Do the “H8ful Eight” Shooting Drill
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!