Article
There is nothing—and I mean nothing—more difficult in all of bird hunting than killing an educated eastern tom. If you haven’t turkey hunted for more than a decade, they’re smarter than you. No Joke. Spooky, cautious and decoy shy, they love to hang up just out of shotgun range. I used to go seasons without killing one because the property I have access to is surrounded by some of the…
Article
There is nothing—and I mean nothing—more difficult in all of bird hunting than killing an educated eastern tom. If you haven’t turkey hunted for more than a decade, they’re smarter…
Article
On a recent cold-weather coyote hunt on the Eastern Plains of Colorado, I sat hidden among a sea of tall grass, the sky clear and brisk and the FoxPro call…
Video
Thinking about adding a shotgun to your home security plan? Clint Smith covers the fundamentals in this video from his channel on YouTube. If you're interested in other home defense strategies…
Video
Duck feed calling wasn't that hard to learn in terms of how to call ducks, but there was a simple but monumental mistake I was making and it was right…
Article
While hunting is a satisfying activity on its own, hunting your own food can oftentimes be even more satisfying, especially for your stomach. Waterfowl have a bogus stigma for being…
Article
I remember the hunt like it was yesterday. Though I didn’t kill the massive buck lying on the ground at my feet that day, we were there filming a hunt.…
Video
Jeremy Stafford shares low light techniques, including mounting, positioning, and operating different types of tactical lights, as well as how to use the throw of the light to your advantage.…
Article
Whether it's the holiday season or you're just feeling generous for the upcoming season, now is the time to put the wraps on gift buying for the predator hunter in…
Article
Gaining undisturbed access to your treestand isn't easy. Sometimes you have no option. The land you’re privileged to hunt just doesn’t have a ton of sanctuary cover. You’re just stuck…
Article
Waterfowl hunting. It has become nothing short of an obsession to me over the last couple of years. I love it. I realized I may need some sort of intervention…
Article
This time of year you see all sorts of late season deer hunting strategy concepts populating the internet. Many of them, however, are tired and worn out. That is, it’s…
Article
Shooting limits of greenheads on public land is tough enough. You’re contending with pressured birds, the weather, maybe an early-morning boat race and every hunter in the marsh high-balling (and…
Article
Opinions are like elbows. Most everybody seems to have a couple of them. And when it comes to opinions on the ultimate predator gun, well, you’ll find at least a…
Video
Youth gun safety is obviously critical on every level. Youth shooting sports, gun safety, and teaching kids to hunt is beyond question at the epicenter of our sport and heritage. How Do…
Article
Green. It’s what true duck hunting fanatics crave…as in drake mallards. And there are so many locales across the four flyways to pursue a limit of our most beloved bird.…
Article
For many years I followed the time honored tradition among American hunters of slinging two rounds of lead down-range the day before rifle hunting, thinking this was an adequate tune-up…
Article
Western mule deer hunting doesn't always get the same adoration from hunters as elk, and part of that is likely because of the excitement that comes with hunting big-bodied bulls…
Article
While I hardly consider myself an expert turkey hunter, I do give it my all. I’m like the kid who always gets the honorable mention ribbons. My calling is marginal…
Article
The months of Fall provide some of the best days of the year for coyote calling. I was just settling in to my first stand of the evening when I…
Article
Duck openers are ticking off one-by-one, and by now I’m sure a lot of you have shot a few limits of those drab brown ducks, still waiting on the plumage…
Article
As a lifelong hunter, I followed the traditional path into the field. My father took me hunting from an early age and introduced me to shooting sports, first with an…
Article
I confess: I LOVE grouse hunting season here in Colorado. I look forward to it with a maniacal anticipation. The employees at the local sporting goods store probably know me…
Article
The key to mastering the art of long-range shooting are not particularly difficult to identify. They are, however, difficult to master without the presence of experienced guidance or the dedication…
Article
Deer scent is past the debate of whether or not they work. Deer scents do work at times, and too many hunters have seen that fact played out in the…
Article
It was sunny, warm, and we were in the field late. The morning’s flight of honkers had already started and the outfitter was scrambling to set the rig just right.…
Article
There’s no other way to put it: Summer hunting is a grind, particularly if you chase birds on public land. Doves, geese and for today’s purposes, early-season teal, means getting…
Article
Going on an elk hunt for the first time was literally a dream come true. I grew up in the South, so elk hunting wasn’t even an option. The idea of  chasing…
Article
Tips on hunting dog training may vary from handler to handler; however, one constant when it comes to pre-season training is this: realistic situations matter.  The more realistic you can make…
Video
Good shotgun sling techniques provide for both fast deployment and a safe, secure carry of your firearm. In this video, Jeremy Stafford discusses his favorite techniques for slinging long guns equipped with a…
Video
When it comes to prepping your dog for upland game hunts and duck season, there definitely exist some fundamental principles to hunting dog training. Don't get me wrong; training your…
Video
A survival kit and a first aid kit are about as far apart as the earth and the sun. And that’s a hard truth I had to establish in my…
Video
In order to prepare for elk hunting, you're going to have to train more pre-hunt than you have for any other hunt. I’ve been told by those who hunt high…
Video
Wondering how to manage and use recoil to your advantage? After you get your stance just right, watch this quick tip from Jeremy Stafford, demonstrating how you can be faster and more effective by…
Article
Elk hunting is great no matter how you do it. That's me below. The first time I ever went elk hunting. It was in southern Colorado. I was in awe…
Video
Stance with a shotgun may start with the feet, but when done properly, it involves the entire body up to and including a firm cheek-weld.  Watch as Jeremy Stafford shares…
Video
Finding the right youth gun is only one part of the process of shooting with kids. Finding the right targets to match the moment keeps shooting sports fun and holds…