A reader wrote to ask which of his bullets would be appropriate for a Rocky Mountain black bear hunt. He said he'd be shooting a .30-06 Springfield and this was the ammunition on hand: Remington Core Lokt 180 gr. Remington Core Lokt 150 gr. Remington Swift … [Read more...] about The Unbearable Bare Truth About Bear Bullets
Folks opposed to hunting have postulated that we big, bad, evil killers of Bambi are destroying the genetic quality of hunted species by artificially selecting the biggest and strongest for dinner, leaving the weak and puny to reproduce. On the surface this seems to … [Read more...] about New Record Heads Debunk Genetic Decline
What happens when you fire the wrong cartridge in the right rifle? Usually nothing good. If you found the empty case shown in this photo, would you know what happened to create it? Sherlock Holmes would know immediately. Someone chambered a .300 … [Read more...] about Right Rifle, Sherlock. Wrong Cartridge
I'm burning pheasants to save them. Folks who don't understand would equate this with the idea that anyone could hunt and shoot wildlife to save it, but both tactics work. The Federal Conservation Reserve Program mandates that the set-aside grassland … [Read more...] about Burning Passion for Pheasants
Spring means turkey hunting and crappie fishing and wildflower photography. There are birds to watch and mushrooms to gather. But fall is not far away, and you'll enjoy it more if you practice your shooting skills. Bow hunters don't seem to have a problem doing this. … [Read more...] about Practice Makes Shooters
This IL buck scored 243 5/8 and had 28 points and it wasn't the largest displayed at the IL Deer & Turkey Expo. Will any Wisconsin bucks top it? Neither Chicago politicians nor Illinois cornfields have ever excited this lover of wild lands and … [Read more...] about Who Has Biggest Whitetails, IL or WI?
Sara Studebaker, a Boise, ID native got her start with shooting sports in high school when a coach introduced her to the sport of Biathlon, which combines Nordic skiing and marksmanship. Her shooting skills developed quickly and she experienced success as a young … [Read more...] about US Best Woman Biathlete Hunts
How a group of citizens that saved North American wildlife can be not only ignored, but discredited and even vilified for what they’ve done leaves me dumbfounded. Seriously. Blaming American hunters for endangered species is like blaming American farmers … [Read more...] about Hunters Honored for Saving Millions of Birds