Greener Ammo is in the Spotlight for 2014

   by James Moore Green ammo has been spoken about before. The U.S. Army has been working on making sure they can literally ‘get the lead out’ when it comes to the ammunition they will be utilizing in the future.   For those who haven’t heard, the bullets will be ‘green’ – completely lead-free and […]

Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape

  Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape by Troutski There are many factors that land owners and wildlife managers take into account when it comes to optimizing their land for a better hunting season. They use crop development, and carefully laid out plans for crop planting in order to provide the most help they can to […]

Shakespeare Ugly Stik

Tough. Indestructible. To describe a fishing rod, those are uncommon words. But they fit the Ugly Stik. When you’ve been ugly for 37 years, the name and the reputation stick. That’s right. The Shakespeare Ugly Stik has been around since 1976. That’s when broken rod tips virtually became a thing of the past. It’s when […]

What the Hunter Needs to Make Camp

  What the Hunter Needs to Make Camp  by Darren Randolf Essential, vital, indispensable, critical – whatever adjective you choose, when it comes to the hunter having a successful camping experience there are reasons for the extra gear they need.   The big items on everyone’s list – firearms, ammo, clothing, etc. – are only […]

Abu Garcia For Life

Superior. Renowned. Legendary. Each of these words defines Abu Garcia. From its inception on the banks of the Mörrum River in Svängsta, Sweden, Abu Garcia, then AB Urfabriken, has grown to become a reel powerhouse. Coveted by fisherman spanning the globe, it’s obvious that at Abu Garcia fishing is life, and life is fishing. A […]

Game Sled and Archery: Tradition Meets Modern Day Technology

  Game Sled and Archery: Tradition Meets Modern Day Technology  by Troutski When it comes to transporting deer, elk, moose and other large game from their habitat in a timely, easy manner, the burden on the hunter is large. And when it comes to the lone hunter staring at the same problem, the burden can […]

To Bag the Trophy, Learn From the Runner-Up

  To Bag the Trophy, Learn From the Runner-Up  by ZZ Troutski Yes, the summer is sizzling and, yes, there is boredom in the hunting world. Although bushytails have been brought up as a way to have some extra added sport while waiting for the whitetail, elk, moose and all those popular game to come […]

Protect the Mexican Mountain WSA

  Protect the Mexican Mountain WSA   The BLM Price Field Office appears ready to cave in to the demands of the Utah Back County Pilots Association (BCPA) by allowing the old and naturally reclaimed landing strip in the heart of the Mexican Mountain Wilderness Study Area (WSA) to be ”improved” to its pre-WSA condition.  There are […]

Game Sled Takes a Look at the Pronghorn

  Game Sled Takes a Look at the Pronghorn  ZZ Troutski The whitetail is consistently the number one choice for the hunter – being the most popular game animal across North America. However, the pronghorn is a species that’s highly interesting to the hunter because of their look, skill and prowess for outrunning predators.   […]

The Myths Versus the Facts About the Cottontail

  The Myths Versus the Facts About the Cottontail ZZ Troutski When it comes to hunting the rabbit, there are many debates out there among sportsman that include whether or not the creatures are even safe to eat during the summertime. There are also debates on where, exactly, one can find the best cottontail hunting […]