If you’re reading this in early November, pull on your pants, grab your rattling antlers and hit the whitetail woods. This is the best time to rattle whitetails, and bucks are waiting for your call. Rut-crazy bucks have long been a dream date for hunters. This is the whacky … [Read more...] about How To Rattle Whitetails Now!
Tools & Outdoor Gear
Today's well-dressed hunter often goes afield encumbered by more gadgets than Dan Boone accumulated in a lifetime.
- How to choose the right boot for the hunt: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
- MedCallAsssist, a wilderness survival kit & medical emergency service
If you still believe Gore-Tex can’t keep you dry, stop reading because this all about Simms Gore-Tex Pro Shell waterproof garments, the best rainwear I’ve worn in 50 years of hunting. It beat southeast Alaska! I’ve journeyed to the Alaska wilderness 19 times. Each time I … [Read more...] about Simms Gore-Tex Beats Alaska
While packing for my recent fishing, duck hunting and moose hunting adventure with Alaskaexpedition.com, I intentionally left my hunting knives behind. What kind of boneheaded idea was that? A pretty good one because I was hunting with master guide Charles Allen, … [Read more...] about Diamond Blade Knives Stay Sharp Longer
Packing for a big Alaska adventure is often more adventure than the adventure. Or, at least, it’s more stressful. Where did I put those gaiters? What happened to my Gore-Tex rain jacket? Should I take 40 rounds for the rifle, or will 20 be more than enough? What should be a … [Read more...] about How to Pack for Alaska Adventure
Don’t get rattled! If you mash a set of Rattling Forks and a big buck runs right into your lap, maintain your composure. That’s what’s supposed to happen. Last fall I crouched beside a fallen oak log in Nebraska to demonstrate rattling action for an episode of Winchester … [Read more...] about Rattling Forks Brings Bucks Running
What’s faster than a speeding bullet, able to zip over windy prairies in a single bound and more powerful than a pachyderm? Swift cartridges! Okay, I stretched the truth a bit about that “faster than a speeding bullet” part. The new Swift Cartridge Company produces … [Read more...] about Swift Cartridge High Grade Ammunition
A tough scope is a good scope because durability is job one. Bright is nice and a high zoom range can be handy -- but not if that scope can't hold zero. I learned that the hard way in a freezing rain with a Winchester Super X3 12 gauge in my semi-frozen hands. I'd … [Read more...] about A Tough Scope is Good Scope
Hey outdoor fans, I've discovered a new gadget that I can actually recommend for its usefulness, versatility and functionality -- Brite Strike's All Purpose Adhesive Light Strips. Finding things in the dark is easier when they're tagged with tiny, bright, flashing, … [Read more...] about APALS Versatile Marking Lights for Outdoors