“Why Do Women Hunt?" That was the sexist headline in a recent news story. I'll bet you’ve seen others like: "Women: Fastest Growing Demographic in Hunting" "Women’s Hunting Clothing is Booming Business" "More Women Hunters Crowd the Woods" "Women in … [Read more...] about Is THIS Why Women Hunt?
Trying to write a brief introduction to hunting is like trying to explain life itself. Hunting isn’t a hobby so much as a calling. It’s not what we do; it’s who we are. We walk, we sing, we love, we dance, we hunt. Certainly we hunt for food, but we also hunt to nurture our souls, to become one with the Natural world, to touch it in ways non-hunters cannot understand. It seems that most hunters are born with that instinct, but many don’t discover it until late in life, perhaps from lack of opportunity, perhaps peer pressure, perhaps self-denial.
On morning six of a ten-day moose hunt, my client came out of the tent geared up for another day of glassing and hiking. “I just know it is going to be a great day!" he exclaimed. “You put canned oranges in the oats and you’re the best guide I know!” The confidence boost was … [Read more...] about Tia Survives Hurricane Moose Hunt
The Ruger 10/22 autoloading rifle may be the most durable, dependable, popular, and beloved 22 Long Rifle rimfire in North America. If you were limited to owning just one rifle (heaven forbid!) to keep yourself fed and protected for the rest of your life, this might be your best … [Read more...] about Best Survival Rifle? Ruger 10/22 Rimfire
Sport hunting rocks for many reasons. Virtue signaling isn't one of them. Sport hunters who virtue signal may be painting themselves into a narrow corner. Are they playing into the anti-hunters' divide-and-conquer tactics? * Claiming the moral high ground isn't … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Sport Hunting Rocks
You don't mess with Texas, and if you're a grizzly bear you don't mess with Tia Shoemaker. Tia is a Registered Alaska Hunting Guide and bush pilot. She grew up in a wilderness homestead cabin, off the grid, home schooled. She shoots a 416 Remington, respects the game … [Read more...] about Wilderness Woman Tia Shoemaker
A reader wonder's if Norma Kalahari bullets are effective for hunting deer and pronghorn. Q: Hello and good day to you, Mr. Spomer. You may be too busy to answer such a minor question but if you could I would surely appreciate your time - Would you recommend the Norma - USA … [Read more...] about Norma Kalahari Bullets Performance
Where do you test Norma Tip Strike 308 Winchester ammunition on deer in February? Hawaii, of course. Few red-blooded American hunters think of our 50th state - tropical wonderland that it is — as a deer hunting destination. The island of Lanai, however, is an axis deer … [Read more...] about Deer Test Norma Tip Strike 308 Winchester
A north Idaho, Flying B cougar hunt may be the ultimate, classic, anti-cabin-fever, winter, big game adventure. It's the cat's meow. And I'm not lion. If you're still with me after those pathetic puns, you must be seriously interested in hunting the western hemisphere's … [Read more...] about Flying B Cougar Hunt Challenges Biases, Endurance