The boy was reserved, but Dad gushed all the details. He told me where they were hunting and what they’d seen. I smiled and nodded, enjoying their enthusiasm, but then Dad continued to tell me about his son actually shooting the duck.
By Kevin Tate
Sometimes we go … kid fishing on a pier or pond bank, baiting with worms or crickets, watching a cork dance for a while, then picking flowers or playing in the dirt.
… the visibility doesn’t matter a whit to me. I’m standing there with my eyes closed. To me, it’s one of the best places on earth—that slow, foggy ride out to the Big Lake.
Every fortunate bird or waterfowl hunter should be blessed to enjoy the companionship and performance of at least one truly great hunting dog in his or her lifetime. This is Sadie’s story …
Sweet sweet potatoes are great, but these versatile veggies are too often overlooked as the foundational ingredient for savory side dishes. I enjoy them with a little zing now and then.
Chef Scott Leysath came up with this recipe on the fly in a strange camp kitchen with ingredients on hand. It’s simply one of the best duck preparations I’ve ever tasted … and I eat a lot of duck!
Quality binoculars offer adjustments to compensate for the differences between your eyes. If you experience fatigue after looking through binoculars, improper diopter adjustment is likely the cause.
A good hunting story around the campfire can make your heart race and your breathing come fast and deep. There’s no denying it; hunting is indeed the first and ultimate “extreme” pursuit—as our Creator intended it to be!
Narrowing down to a single “favorite” proves impossible, but with serious considering, here are the Top Three, one of which I has literally been around the world with me at least a couple times.
Hey! Glad you’re back. Pull up a stump and warm yourself by the fire under the big pine. We were talking about favorite hunting knives, and I was about to tell you why my Top Three is my Top Three.
I tried yelling again. “Help! Help! HELP!” At the top of my lungs I screamed it. Nothing! I forced myself to calm down and think, “If you’re going to get out of this, you need to figure it out.”
By J. Wayne Fears
The next best thing to living the mountain man’s life is reading about it. A great story can take you away to live in your imagination what can no longer be experienced. That’s what great books do!
Here are some important pointers from a guy who makes his pay … and even more so his tips … by spotting wary animals at a distance for his hunters. They’ll help you out-spot other hunters five to one!