Use Common Sense in the Great Outdoors

Although a shotgun, bow, or other weapon of choice helps the hunter, a dose of common sense is still required when it comes to meeting up with the ultimate predator. For most, there is a definite rule of thumb; experts are experts for a reason. Whether it be hunter or angler, or one who swims […]

Busting Dams for Ducks

Few things in the great outdoors trump the tradition of duck hunting. From the icy sloughs of Montana to the flooded fields and timber of the South, this country is rich in duck hunting lore. As the popularity of hunting these migratory fowl grows, more and more land managers are beginning to tailor their properties […]

An Innovative Line that Outdoes the Competition

ThermaCELL Mosquito Repellent: An Innovative Line that Outdoes the Competition When it comes to mosquito and pest repellents the list of manufacturers and products is long. However, when it comes to their ability to actually repel mosquitoes, it’s almost impossible to find a repellent that lives up to its claims. In addition, a majority of […]

The Hunter Becomes Whitetail’s Best Friend in the Summertime

The whitetail has walked away; leaping back into the forest to wait for the hunter to come again. A majority of hunters make sure to focus on everything from waterfowl to woodchuck, finding a way to hunt all year long in order to make sure that their skills remain top-notch for when their favorite season […]

A Real ‘Survivor’ Vacation

For those who loved the eighties, you’ll remember that it was MacGyver who knew everything there was to know about building a shelter using nothing but ingenuity and a matchstick. For the nineties, Jack Bauer proved that you could survive the deadliest of attacks with only a pen for your defense. But in the 21st […]

The Call of the Wild is Not Always True

Communication between animal and human is not far-fetched. In fact, hunters use animal calls all the time in order to seek prey, call predators out into open view, or make the animal feel calm in their environment so they can study the pack/group as a whole. But actually learning what animal calls mean will give […]

Understanding Soil pH

  Food plots are exciting, but those who jump quickly into the planting phase without doing a little soil research are going to be very disappointed. Soil pH is crucial to crop development and overall yield. While the term “pH” may seem scientific and complicated, it doesn’t require a NASA-pedigree to understand. Simply put, different […]

Utah Land Grab Hits a Bump

  Click here to help fight the biggest threat to Utah’s redrock wilderness in 20 years! Photo copyright James Kay. Utah’s leaders have declared war on Utah wilderness. They’ve created all sorts of wacky schemes to take control of federal lands in Utah – places such as Greater Canyonlands, the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and […]

Birds and Animals Dying of Lead Poisoning

  The hunting community is always trying to focus on the issues that harm our environment and cause various species to be erased from this planet. In fact, they are the largest contributors to everything from the EPA to local and community parks, etc. There are, however, those that give the hunting community a bad […]

Hog Trapping: Both an Art and a Skill

When it comes to the wild hog, land managers and farmers already know the massive problems created by this creature. Not only does the wild hog destroy good land and make it almost impossible for the farmer to recreate, but they also are able to avoid humans because of the fact that they will literally […]