Why Tia Chose a D'Arcy Echols 416 Remington As an Alaska Registered Hunting guide, I used to carry a backup rifle in 375 Ruger. I now carry a D'Arcy Echols 416 Remington. More punch than 375 H&H or Ruger, but still tolerable recoil Perfectly balanced for easy carry … [Read more...] about Tia’s D’Arcy Echols Custom 416 Remington
A reader recently asked a pertinent question about why we hunt big predators. It's not one I can definitively answer or even like to answer, but I thought I'd give it an honest try. "My question is why hunt big predators such as brown bears, wolves, lions etc. I don’t hear of … [Read more...] about Should We Hunt Big Predators
Wide angle lens magic? No. A wide angle lens isn’t magic. But some of the images it makes can be. Wide Angle Lens Magic Perspective Wide angle lenses offer a perspective we rarely see in real life. Our peripheral vision gives us a wide angle, 120-degree view of the world, … [Read more...] about Photography: Make Wide Angle Lens Magic
Forget ties, slippers, and cologne. The manly Father's Day gifts in your immediate future should befit the rugged outdoorsman who is your Dad. Men like tools and gear they can use Outdoor gear seems endless -- because it is. But much of it is superfluous Our … [Read more...] about Twelve Manly Father’s Day Gifts
Our "Name The German Shorthair Pup and Win a Bino Dock" contest brought us 170 good names for this feisty German Shorthair. We've settled on one, but before we announce the winner, let me thank everyone who contributed. You folks had some great names and interesting reasons for … [Read more...] about German Shorthair Gets Name, Reader Gets Bino Dock
Photography background manipulation can make your subjects pop, and there are at least three ways to manage it. Long telephoto lens. A powerful telephoto minimizes depth of field and shrinks the angle of coverage. You see smaller chunks of background and they … [Read more...] about Best Photography Background Manipulation Tricks
If you’re angling to fix your uphill downhill shooting dilemma, keep reading. We have a simple solution. Bullet trajectories change with the angle of the shot. Downhill shots strike higher. Uphill shots strike higher too! Uphill Downhill Shooting Phenomena … [Read more...] about Uphill Downhill Shooting Dilemma Solved!
The fear of tick attack is so widespread that someone once made a horror movie with that title. Poking fun at our tick phobia makes sense. Some people are so afraid of these tiny arachnids that they won’t step off pavement. That’s silly because its fear out of ignorance, not … [Read more...] about Tick Attack: How To Fight Back and Win