Forgive me. It seems every blog and website in the known universe is bombarding you with “buy this for Christmas,” and here I come pushing outdoor Christmas gear that works. But this is functional gear I’ve actually used and love and I’m not selling it. I might get a small kick … [Read more...] about Outdoor Christmas Gear That Works!
Canada pays hunters to shoot moose? Just when I think I’ve got modern Homo sapiens figured out, they muddy the waters. Consider the $731,000 Canadians have spent hiring First Nations people — Mi’kmaq hunters, according to the news report I read — to “hunt” moose that have been … [Read more...] about Canada Pays Hunters to Kill Moose
Pardon me for writing with my mouth full. I know it’s not polite. No time for polite. I'm chewing Dancing Springs Ranch, which may yet prove that old platitude "biting off more than you can chew." Well, maybe not more than, but certainly more than enough. We’re keeping our … [Read more...] about Chewing Dancing Springs Ranch
A 243 Winchester versus 7mm-08 Remington match-up will cause some readers to raise the "apples to oranges" red flag, but that doesn't mean this comparison is out-of-bounds. The 243 Winchester and 7mm-08 Remington are often recommended as low recoil “starter” big game rifles for … [Read more...] about 243 Winchester Versus 7mm-08 Remington
In case you haven’t heard, the 112-year-old 30-06 sucks. This is according to, oh, I don’t know, about 99% of shooters/hunters with less than 30 years of living under their belts. So, in pursuit of ballistic advancement -- and relegating antiquated cartridges to the dust bin of … [Read more...] about 30-06 Sucks! Shoot 308 Winchester
We hunters often like to point out that magnum velocity and terminal projectile energy don’t matter much because the game we take can’t detect the difference. And that’s a fact. A moose shot through the heart is joining you for dinner whether hit with a 700-grain 50-caliber … [Read more...] about Magnum Velocity Bags Shooters, Not Game
A subscriber to my You Tube Channel (Ron Spomer Outdoors,) requested a 270 Winchester and 7mm-08 Remington comparison. We can shorten the gentleman's wait time with a quick ballistic comparison right here, including some handling, weight, and recoil differences between these two … [Read more...] about 270 Winchester and 7mm-08 Remington Race
Here we go again. A reader —a refreshingly polite one this time — told RonSpomerOutdoors.com Do Not Hunt Bears. That's great because I invited everyone's comments. She was referencing a blog I'd posted titled “Should We Hunt Big Predators?” Here is her heartfelt comment and my … [Read more...] about Do Not Hunt Bears