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Ducks, Politics, and Money
This issue is not about Don or his professional relationship with Ducks Unlimited magazine. It is about integrity and the future of wildlife in America.
Battered But Not Beaten
I will never forget the second day of my first archery season. I was hunting a tract of land near the house of an old friend, and stalking along a closed logging road that bordered a clear cut. There
The Long History of the Short Bows Part II; Preventing Hypothermia; Restoring Bear Archery Bows; Wintertime Game Tactics; and much more...
Hunter athletes seems to be the new catch phrase, and there is a lot of emphasis on hunter fitness. I myself try to train for the annual hunt out west by running, lifting, and attempting to rid my
Universal Consideration and Hunting
There has been much debate about moral consideration, that is, what entities are to be considered as worthy of moral consideration. Perhaps the most famous, and relevant to hunting, are the animal
Public but Private
It is not a big patch of ground, but it is my patch…kind of. You see, I am willing to walk longer, crawl farther and basically put up with a bunch of access BS to get to the land. My tenacity gets
My mind wandered recently on a late-season hunt, a late-season freezing hunt. I was concerned with the odd decision to hunt with a recurve, not only on such a brutally cold day, but all season in
An interview with Virgil Vosse of North Archery in Paris, France; History of the Deflex-Reflex Short Bows; How to Mount Stone Points; and much more...
The Oldest Bowhunter?
Claude Jones promised his wife he would quit bowhunting from treestands when he turned 75. He kept his promise. That was eighteen years ago. Arthritis has bothered him for the last few years, and
The SS Money Pit
The SS Money Pit is a cheap boat. It is a grand 16 feet long and has a whopping 10hp Mercury outboard strapped to the back of it. In every sense of the word it is a utilitarian boat
Angus and the Bushwhacker
This title may conjure up images of some poor soul getting gunned down by a high smellin', low down, thievin' outlaw in some old western, but it's actually a bowhunting story. The characters bear
Sunday Morning Buck
It was early in the Wisconsin bow season and I was hunting on my uncle's farm with a good friend of mine. We hunted Saturday, and were scouting the area on Sunday morning before heading back to sc