Gear Review: Adrenal Line’s The Feathered Finisher

Waterfowl hunters know first-hand how tough it can be to watch a wounded bird struggle. We don’t always make perfect shots that immediately kill the birds we seek to harvest. Sometimes it takes your own two hands – or a specific tool – to finish off a bird. Adrenal Line’s original The Finisher (above) is […]

Question of the Day: Have You Ever Been Hunt-Shamed?

Brian McCombie’s a long-time hunting and outdoor writer, both online and in the dead tree gun mags. Like a lot of us, he got to try out Remington’s new 870 DM magazine-fed shotgun. Part of his evaluation apparently included a successful hunting trip. No doubt wanting to tout their new gun, the people who run […]

ALPS OutdoorZ Announces The New Alpha Dog Blind

You’re up and out at OMG-dark-thirty in your fleece, long johns and waders, dragging your scattergun, some ammo and a bag of decoys. Your faithful Lab is in tow, too. You make it out to your favorite hunting spot just as the edge of the horizon starts to turn pink to get the decoys placed […]

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Kids in Wisconsin, Royal Hot Hunters and Wayward Yoots

Duh. Parents aren’t sending their babies out into the woods alone to hunt. Right? . . . Board Member: Publicity Over Infant Hunting Embarrassing Wisconsin Republicans’ decision to eliminate the state’s minimum hunting age has created an embarrassing perception that infants are roaming the state’s woods with guns and could allow adults to kill more animals […]

Gun Review: Stoeger M3500 Semi-Auto Shotgun

I’m a Benelli owner and a bird hunter. So when the Stoeger M3500 hit my doorstep, I was curious to see what Benelli’s modestly priced Stoeger cousins bring to the table. Or rather the field . . . The Stoeger M3500 is a 7.8-pound inertia-driven semi-automatic shotgun capable of cycling everything from light 2 3/4-inch to heavy […]

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest

Woah, that’s a lot of boots, belts and handbags. Husbands, get your wife a 17-foot python for Christmas. It’s the gift that keeps giving . . . Snake hunter catches 17-foot python in Florida Everglades A monster Burmese python has been captured by a snake hunter in the Florida Everglades. The female snake caught Friday at […]

Top 5 Military Surplus Deer Rifles

Who says you have to go out and buy the latest soul-less stainless steel, synthetic-stocked wonder gun if you’re going to venture out in the woods in pursuit of a 12-point buck? There’s something to be said for hunting the same way your grandfather did, with a rifle he brought home with him from the […]

Elk Hunting: Return to Hell’s Canyon

Having had a fantastic time a year ago using all the advantages of a first class outfitter, my hunting buddy Sean and I booked another trip with Steen’s Wilderness Adventures again this year. We are taken into a beautiful roadless wilderness by horseback while mules hauled all of our gear. This year, we packed in about […]