“Ron, what is your favorite hunt? What do you like to hunt most?” Readers and viewers often ask me that. It’s a legitimate question for which I’ve never had a definitive answer. This strikes some as odd, considering I’ve had plenty of chances to sample hunts for everything from … [Read more...] about What’s Your Favorite Hunt?
Philosophy & Humor
A reader recently asked a pertinent question about why we hunt big predators. It's not one I can definitively answer or even like to answer, but I thought I'd give it an honest try. "My question is why hunt big predators such as brown bears, wolves, lions etc. I don’t hear of … [Read more...] about Should We Hunt Big Predators
Help! Save this puppy! Yes, only you can help save this puppy from a lifetime of suffering under the wrong name. My hunting buddy, Brad, is starting to call her Fritz! Please, not Fritz. Yes, this is a German Shorthair Pointer, but a female. Gertrude isn't going to fly … [Read more...] about Save This Puppy! Win Bino Dock
“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?
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
How do we stop these insane school killings? Readers sometimes ask why I don’t weigh in on this issue. After all, I write about firearms, ammunition, ballistics and hunting. I rarely address homicides with firearms for the same reasons automotive writers rarely address mass … [Read more...] about How To Stop School Killings
Pat yourself on the back, you lucky duck. You’re living among Nature’s riches. Christmas reminds us of the joys and blessings in our lives, a couple of them being our incredible rich, stimulating, sustaining natural world — and our freedom to interact with it. As … [Read more...] about Lucky Ducks Enjoy Christmas
Hunting camp pranks are legendary, but some are inadvertent. Such was the deer guidprank -- the "heart attack" prank -- I accidentally pulled on a pair of Texas deer hunting guides several years ago. The hunt was one of those manufacturer-sponsored trips designed to get products … [Read more...] about Deer Guide Prank