Tennessee Duck Hunt Murders

Reelfoot Lake Reelfoot Lake State Park encompasses 25,000 acres in rural northwest Tennessee. The lake itself has a 15,000 acre surface area and is Tennessee’s largest natural lake. The surrounding area is thick, murky swampland notable for its cypress trees and bald eagle population. Among the waterfowl hunting community, Reelfoot is a mecca for duck […]

An Unbearably Ursine Blog

An Incredibly Ursine Bear Blog When you think of hunting, certain animals likely jump to mind: white tailed deer, rabbit, feral swine, coyote, turkey and perhaps moose or elk. One animal that surely doesn’t cross the average hunter’s mind is the North American Black Bear (Ursus americanus). However, over 50,000 black bears are legally harvested […]

Bird Hunting

Bird Hunting Intro Calls and decoys Waterfowl Hunting Upland Hunting Bowhunting Take Flight Intro   Imagine a hunter creeping through the woods. Autumn is in full-swing, and the grey sky threatens rain. His breaths come out in misty clouds. He carefully sidesteps fallen branches and leaves to avoid frightening his prey. He arrives at a […]

A Brief Calibers Guide

A Brief Calibers Guide Mark Butler A novice gun enthusiast walks into a store. The shop is bright and clean and smells faintly of wood oil. Hunting rifles adorn the walls and glass cases of handguns border three sides. Six or seven guys linger about, each sporting a bushy beard, combat boots and camouflage. The […]

The New .224 Valkyrie—an Outstanding Ride or Flash in the Pan?

Federal has released a brand-new cartridge for the AR-15—or what they are calling the MSR 15—claiming “match accuracy” supersonic velocity to 1,300 yards… “the world’s only” cartridge to do this. Introducing the .223 Valkyrie Essentially, this new round is a 6.8 SPC/.30 Remington case necked down for .224 bullets, with comparable ballistics to a 6.5 […]