The hatch was on. The attack was on. The black-headed grosbeak was on. Songbirds of the most surprising species and variety indulged in a feeding frenzy along our driveway this morning, July 17, 2020. The most surprising of all was the black-headed grosbeak … [Read more...] about Black-Headed Grosbeak Flycatcher!
Avoid these common five hunting rifle buying mistakes and you'll improve your chances for bringing home the bacon -- and venison and antlers and hides and... Too Much Power Power hungry American’s are a standard joke. Big burgers, big motorcycles, big hunting cartridges. … [Read more...] about Five Hunting Rifle Buying Mistakes
The release of the new Hornady 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge) supports the perception that gun and ammo makers are engaged in a race to the bottom. Fast is better but slow means mo? Well, maybe... The Hornady 6mm ARC takes the 24-caliber into record territory — the … [Read more...] about Hornady 6mm ARC Joins Race to the Bottom
Riding wolves? It’s time to howl about the National Wildlife Federation’s riding the backs of wolves while pandering to passion in order to extract dollars. Many decades ago the National Wildlife Federation sprang from an association of local and state wildlife clubs to … [Read more...] about Riding the Backs of Wolves
It being spring and “rodent control season” on farms across the land, this seems an appropriate time to investigate the hot little pipsqueak 204 Ruger. In case you’ve forgotten, this modification of the 222 Remington Magnum case was presented to an adoring (some would say bored, … [Read more...] about The Diminutive 204 Ruger
Many a high school student would love to be hunting and shooting Shakespeare instead of reading him. But their attitudes change when they discover that eloquent old William wrote about shooting and hunting. Often. Please allow me to repeat that: Shakespeare wrote about … [Read more...] about Hunting and Shooting Shakespeare
We are complicating hunting in the U.S.A. Perhaps more than necessary. It used to be you bought a license, then a tag, and went hunting. When you filled your tag or the season ended, you were done hunting. Not anymore. Complicating Hunting With Regulations These … [Read more...] about Complicating Hunting
The poorly understood 221 Fireball is stuck in the middle, shaded by family members exponentially more popular. If you don’t know the 221 Fireball, don’t feel left out. It hasn’t the star power or name recognition of the 222 Remington and especially not the upsized 223 … [Read more...] about 221 Fireball Stuck in the Middle (With You?)