One of the easiest tasks in preparing for an African safari is selecting clothing. This is Africa, not Alaska. The best Africa safari clothing does not require massive insulation and rain proofing -- although a little doesn't hurt. And a bunch of it often saves the day. Of … [Read more...] about Best Africa Safari Clothing
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
I know that you’re out there. Yep, you. You’ve suddenly realized that Father’s Day is less than a week away and you don’t have a clue as to what to buy him. It’s panic in the disco! But don’t despair. It's easy to find last minute father's day gifts, something perfect for the … [Read more...] about Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts!
Pity the poor Porro prism binocular. Out of fashion despite superior performance. That’s right, the old Porro can outperform the sleekest new roof prisms with two eyes tied behind its… er, I mean, taped shut. Not really. But it can give you equal performance for about half the … [Read more...] about Porro Prism Binocular a Best Buy
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!
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