Category: Hunting Legends

Daniel Boone, America’s hunting legend

Daniel Boone, America's hunting legend

When the first colonists came to America and took in the vast, untouched wilderness, they knew they had found a home. The pioneers brought with them diverse beliefs and cultures, and as they intermingled, a nation with its own unique folklore was formed. Many of their stories have persisted from those early days, myths and

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Speak softly and carry a big stick: The hunting and conservation legacy of Teddy Roosevelt

Speak softly and carry a big stick: The hunting and conservation legacy of Teddy Roosevelt

“In a civilized and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen.”—Theodore Roosevelt Few of our nation’s great leaders stand out more than Theodore Roosevelt. First taking office in 1901 after the assassination of William McKinley, he guided a nation still divided and reeling from the Civil War decades

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The mountain men who shaped hunting as we know it

Much is said about the pioneers of the world. The ones who came first, the originals, the old-schoolers. The men and women of the past who have become legends of our culture. They were the ones who made the discoveries, who broke the barriers and led us into the future. From the seafaring Vikings of

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Hunt like a woman: The unsung female champions of hunting

Hunt like a girl: The unsung female champions of hunting

It doesn’t matter who you are or what your background is, if you want to hunt, the forests and fields of this great country are open for you to do so. Sadly, though, hunting isn’t always viewed that way. It’s frequently pigeonholed as an exclusively masculine sport—one in which men venture into the forests with

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Capstick: African safaris are vital for conservation

Capstick: African safaris are vital for conservation

If you’ve ever considered walking away from your mundane day job to do something reckless and conspicuously masculine—join the French Foreign Legion, live like a hermit in the Alaskan wilderness, or become a big-game hunter in Africa, for instance—you’re not alone. Peter Hathaway Capstick, one of the foremost big- and dangerous-game hunters in Africa and

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The hunting legacy of Ernest Hemingway

The hunting legacy of literary luminary Ernest Hemingway

All sports have their icons. The likes of Babe Ruth, Wilma Rudolph, Muhammed Ali, Mia Hamm, or Michael Jordan. People who were so proficient at, and reflected such a love and passion for, the sport they played that they became heroes in the public eye. Their exploits and charisma draw attention from the masses and

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