Hunting in a New Area This Year? Get Fee Topographical Maps From the USGS

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By John Dingell III If you are going to be hunting in a new area this fall, you can obtain free digital topographic maps offered by the U.S. Geological Survey…

The How and Why of a Bolt Action .450 Bushmaster Hunting Gun

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They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and that old bromide generally holds true. A few years back, the local lord decided to ease back on regulations that…

HOOAH Uses Guns To Help Wounded Warriors Return To Civilian Life

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“If it weren’t for this program I would be dead. There’s no doubt in my mind.” — Staff Sgt. Matthew Taylor  HOOAH! – Healing Of Our American Heroes – is…

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NJ Court Strikes Down Ban on Imported Hunting Trophies

Safari Club International writes [via ammoland.com] Hunters and taxidermists obtained a victory this week when a federal judge struck down New Jersey’s ban on trophy importation. [Note: picture is from Houston.] On August…

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Young Hunters Score in Yuma, AZ Dove Hunt

As many have learned, teaching a skill can be more enjoyable than exercising it. Last year I took Joe hunting, and he shot his first doves. In between seasons, I taught…

Exclusive Interview With Kim Woodman: 10mm Bear Gun Guy Who Shot His Toe Off [Graphic Video]

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On 29 July at about 4 p.m. Kim Woodman [above] was attacked by a sow brown bear at Humpy Creek, (Alaska). Kim had a GLOCK 20 10mm pistol with him, loaded…

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Why the Under Armour Spear Hunting Kerfuffle Matters

(This post originally appeared at Joyner Outdoor Media and is reprinted here with permission.) By Mike Joyner In recent news we learned that the outdoor clothing company Under Armour dropped their sponsorship…

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Bowmars Speak Out On Under Armour Ban: “Why Even Have A Hunt Brand?”

Josh and Sarah Bowmar are featured in a new interview at Wide Open Spaces. In response to questions about the ethics of spear hunting they relate that the bear that Josh took…

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Under Armour Dumps Hunters, Hunters Returning The Favor

Did the Baltimore-based Under Armour just Zumbo itself? Time will tell, but following a change.org petition, Under Armour dumped their sponsored huntress, Sarah Bowmar mere days after her husband legally…

Ballistic Pest Control Protects Produce

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Driving to the Ranch through the Mohawk valley — east of Yuma, Arizona — I encountered the shotgun-wielding gentleman above. The soil under his feet was a fluffy loam. He stood on highly productive land,…

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Five Simple Steps to Prepare For Dove Season

For a hunter, dove season is the appetizer before the waterfowl and deer main course. And summer’s the time to start prepping for the dove season. The last time most hunters used their shotguns:…

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6mm Remington & .243 Ammunition – History and Usage

Doug Gilmer writes [ via AmmoLand.com]: At 13 years old I saved enough money by Christmas of 1982 to purchase my first big game rifle, a brand new, iron sighted,…