How to field dress a deer

Field dressing an animal in the field means you aren’t going to process and bag up all the separate cuts of meat right there in the field. Although you certainly could completely process the deer right there in the field, it is not common practice, and not recommended. If you live and hunt in the … Read more

10 Things Every Hunter Should Carry

Walking into the woods with your weapon of choice ready to hunt down the next kill can be a thrilling and enjoyable experience. Although, it may not be very enjoyable if you walked there with only your weapon. What happens when you get thirsty, or hungry, or have to relieve yourself? It can sometimes take … Read more

Tools Needed to Self-Process Game Meat

For many years we had the fear of processing our own game. Would we waste it trying to get the right cuts? Would we take too long trying to figure it out, and the meat would go bad? Yes, those fears are legitimate if you have never seen anyone process an animal. Although, when we … Read more

“Ten to Two” Turkey Hunting

Although the term “Ten to two” is normally used as reference to a method for teaching proper fly fishing technique, the hours between 10 AM and 2 PM are quickly becoming the “go to” hunting time for taking difficult Toms. However, convincing hunters to hunt Wild Turkeys in the middle of the day can be … Read more

The Economics of Hunting and Conservation

Because hunters are required to gain an intimate understanding of both the game species they are hunting as well as the environment and how the two interact with each other, hunting provides an introduction to the outdoors in a way that no other sport can equal. Consequently, it’s no wonder that hunter’s are our country’s … Read more

My Encounter with Hogzilla

A few years ago, I was bow hunting feral pigs on a privately owned barrier island located just off of the coast of Georgia which is about two miles long and about a mile wide. FYI, I have been hunting on this island for several years now and thus, I am intimately familiar with the … Read more

The Only Pig I Have Ever Missed!

Due to the fact that I am such an avid archer, it is not uncommon for me to shoot five to six flights of arrows (a flight consist of 12 arrows) per session and I often shoot three to five days a week. Consequently, with all of that practice, I am often capable of grouping … Read more

What to Look for When Purchasing a Rifle Scope

rifle scope

The invention of the rifle scope as an adaptation of the telescope literally revolutionized the art of long range, precision, shooting. While there are some unconfirmed stories of a couple of the famous, old, Buffalo hunters such as “Wild Bill” Cody who were sometimes able to hit a Buffalo at 1,000 yards with their Sharps … Read more