The land, the bugs, and the environment all make hunting in the Philippines completely different than hunting in the prairies of Texas. With such marvels as night vision and thermal equipment costing thousands of dollars, near-invisible high-tech blinds with mirrors, artificial pheromones, high quality animal calls on hundred dollar remote-controlled speakers and specialized hunting soap […]
There are several different reasons women choose to start hunting. Some may be related to family, others to health, some because of increase in access, or even just for the time outdoors. Whether for preference or necessity, most hunters are just excited knowing this hobby will be passed down to the generations to come.
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 […]
As of this writing, 41 of 50 US states have black bear breeding populations. Canada has a massive black bear population and Alaska is particularly favored. Basically, there are endless hunting opportunities.
Bird hunting is wildly popular. As opposed to big-game hunting, bird hunting will not provide you any antlers to mount on the wall or thick hides to lay on your floor. Instead, bird hunting is generally about quantity over quality, and you can easily exceed your bag limit within an hour or two of hunting.
Calibers 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 clerk behind the […]
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 […]