Duck ID Incident – What Would You Do?

Duck ID Incident – What Would You Do?

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.

The Little Girl Who Follows Me

The Little Girl Who Follows Me

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 Foggy Ride Out

The Foggy Ride Out

… 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.

Memories of a Great Hunting Dog

Memories of a Great Hunting Dog

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 …

Savory Sweet Tater Dutch Oven Casserole

Savory Sweet Tater Dutch Oven Casserole

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.

Sporting Chef Scott Leysath’s Wild Duck Recipe with Mushrooms & Sesame

Sporting Chef Scott Leysath’s Wild Duck Recipe with Mushrooms & Sesame

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!

How To Adjust Your Diopter Setting

How To Adjust Your Diopter Setting

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.

Hunting: First, Ultimate Extreme Sport

Hunting: First, Ultimate Extreme Sport

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!

My Favorite Hunting Knives – Part I

My Favorite Hunting Knives – Part I

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.

My Favorite Hunting Knives – Part II

My Favorite Hunting Knives – Part II

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.

A Good Scar

A Good Scar

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.”

Isaac: Trek to King’s Mountain

Isaac: Trek to King’s Mountain

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!

Hunting Guide’s Glassing Secrets

Hunting Guide’s Glassing Secrets

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!