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
Time is a funny thing, as Einstein illuminated with his time-space continuum theories, but deer hunters wishing to make the most of their time need to understand how time influences whitetail behavior. Veteran students of both deer and human nature have probably already figured … [Read more...] about Deer Hunter Timing is Everything
Moving elephants from their native territory to a "sanctuary" is not conservation. It's ignoring the real problem -- the ongoing destruction of Earth's natural habitats. According to a recent news report, officials in the African nation of Malawi exercised a … [Read more...] about Moving Elephants Isn’t Conservation
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
by Ron Spomer Ron Spomer's blog on this site has been eclectic, somewhat entertaining and (I hope) educational -- but irregular. It's about to become regular. Regular as in "consistent" rather than "prunes." Regular in coverage of shooting, hunting, guns, ammo, optics, … [Read more...] about Spomer Reboots Blog!
by Ron Spomer I confess. I sometimes walk around the office in my LOWA Hunter Extreme boots. Stiff and 4.5 pounds, they aren't nearly as comfortable as street shoes. But they're way more exciting. Boots tug at my emotions much the way canoe paddles do. I see a … [Read more...] about Boot Up Anticipation
by Ron Spomer Cheyenne is happy. After 13 years, my black and white setter does not have to stop hunting sage grouse. Neither do I. Neither do you. The USFWS says our beloved sage hens do not have to be listed under the Endangered Species Act thanks … [Read more...] about The Sage Grouse Lives!
by Ron Spomer I started to write another book. I ended up producing an app. Ron Spomer's Everything Whitetail. The world wasn't exactly desperate for another book about whitetail deer and how to hunt them, but an app? There were none of those. Now there … [Read more...] about Whitetail Wisdom in Your Pocket! – Everything Whitetail