duck call builder

Duck Call Culture Rich With History

If you’ve ever thrown away an old wooden duck call or sold one for a buck at a garage sale, you might have made...
Bow hunting

Are You A Bow hunting “Ten-Percenter?” Learn from the best!

Learn the secrets of successful bow hunting from the experts We all know them. Those people who seem to collect trophy deer almost every season....
Ron Bice

Ron Bice Doesn’t Stink

A whitetail deer has a terrific sense of smell.  A hundred times better than humans, a thousand times better?  Who knows for sure but...
deer target area

Surgical Deer Shooting

I could see the big cow elk clearly through my scope, gliding slowly among the aspens on a snowy mountainside 402 yards away by...
young hunter

Writing Another Chapter for The Rifle

“Easy, easy....”, I thought while watching the animal dig for some morsel buried under the forest duff. When his head came back up, there...
Shotgun patterning

Choking Up

Above- Test firing your shotgun is the only way to know what combination of shot, shells and choke will work best for you.   Shotguns are...
youth deer hunter

Martino: Bowhunting is Harder

Above- Joe Ford proudly displays his first deer taken during the special youth deer hunting season. Photo provided.   With autumn’s first chill we heed the...
basecamp tent

Giant Tent Serves as Season Long Basecamp

Someday I hope to own a piece of hunting property on which I’ll build my dream cabin. I hope it’ll be home to countless...
Mike Cullison

Find Your Trophy Buck THIS Year!

Above- Pro Archer Mike Cullison with a great early-season buck  Photo by author   Have you heard? Indiana is a trophy whitetail deer “sleeper” state.  But what...
Youth hunt

Special hunt for special kids

Above- Shanin Walker, center, took part in this year's Freedom Hunt because he wanted to do something just like everyone else. He is pictured with...