The worst day hunting is better than the best day in the office...unless you're hunting with these guys. Those of us blessed enough to make a living writing about hunting and the outdoors have a few little secrets. One of them is that when we're on assignment, we often don't have much choice in who will be sharing the hunting camp with us. Most of the time, that's a good … [Read more...] about 3 Hunting Camp Guys I Could Do Without
Nobody knows just exactly how old the story of the Choctaw tribe and the American Bison is. What we do know is that it certainly wasn't the Choctaw who nearly extirpated the herds of "big shaggies" in the 19th Century; that was the fault of unregulated market hunting. The Bison are coming back, slowly, and each year a few people are allowed the privilege to hunt one. Recently, … [Read more...] about Honored American Veterans Afield: Choctaw Warrior Rides Again
Spring turkey hunting success and safety comes down to the same thing – proper planning. It's turkey season! More hunters than ever are heading out into the fields, and many of them are new to the sport. Because so much of turkey hunting involves camouflaging yourself deeply, it's important to remember that sometimes you do want to be seen (by other hunters, that is). Today's … [Read more...] about 8 Tips For a Safe Spring Turkey Hunt
America has a new Secretary of the Interior ... what does this mean for "safari" hunters? The Senate recently voted to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland as our new Secretary of the Interior. Haaland, the first Native American woman to hold a White House Cabinet secretary position, is a Pueblo woman who has publicly stated her support for hunting. The Dallas Safari Club (DSC) has some … [Read more...] about Should We Import Exotic Species to Hunt?
Is there anything more satisfying than watching poachers get theirs? As ethical hunters, we all hate the following things: sudden rainstorms when we're tracking a blood trail, Chronic Wasting Disease, and poachers. The first two are acts of God or Nature, and thus beyond our control, but the third is definitely a problem we can all help tackle. And if we can't help, we can at … [Read more...] about Hallelujah! Biggest Poaching Bust in Nebraska History