There was a moment more than two years ago when I’d finally had enough. I’d spent over a decade lugging gear and meat around on my back with whatever box-store special backpack or frame pack I could get my hands Continue reading Hour of Reckoning – Kifaru’s New Reckoning Backpack System Review and Seriously Extensive Field Test
“Please can I bring my bow? What if a deer comes close enough? If it’s under 15 yards, can I take the shot?” It’s September 2014 and opening day of Maryland’s deer season. I have been practicing with my bow Continue reading Her First Hunt Was Basically Two Years In The Making. What About Yours?
The concept of long range deer hunting in the mid-west is a matter of perception. Most of us grew up hunting with a shotgun and the effective kill range was well within 100 yards. Now imagine stretching the kill range Continue reading Long Range Hunting – The Cheaper By the Kill Shot Challenge
Have you ever gone through the exercise of writing down the time you’ve spent in preseason preparation? How about the sum of hours spent on ballistics testing, range work and gun/gear prep? It’s daunting and my wife thinks I’m crazy! Continue reading Part 2: 72 Hours – 458 SOCOM DRAWS BLOOD
Did you know that one of the greatest developments in modern firearm cartridges was the result of a beer and BBQ event? Imagine that, some of toughest operators on the planet hanging out, having a cold one at a BBQ Continue reading 458 SOCOM: Part 1 – From Military Tech to My Personal Hunting Mini Cannon, How I Got Here
It’s been said that the only constant is change. While that’s debatable, I was surprised to see the results of a survey released just one week ago. What motivates hunters as a whole has indeed changed. Well aware that surveys Continue reading Locavore! The Reasons Americans Hunt Aren’t What They Used To Be
The last couple years have seen most of the major gun makers add a bargain-priced bolt-action rifle or two to their hunting line up. I have to admit, I’ve viewed these rifles with some hesitation. Oh, I like the prices–$400 Continue reading The Remington Model 783: A Big-Game Rifle…At A Bargain Price!