When we say the hunting is going to be hot, we generally mean that it’s going to be a prime season when the animals are moving, and our chances of success are greatly increased. However, it seems that in 2021 saying that the hunting is going to be hot, it’s a reference to the sweltering
There are numerous differences between being a hunter and a killer. A distinct line drawn deep in the earth separating those who honorably harvest animals to gather meat for themselves and their family, and those who simply wish to satisfy some innate bloodlust or stroke their ego. Hunters respect and love wildlife. They understand and
Being a diehard hunter is commendable. But sometimes it’s healthy to step away for a while. It’s a classic case of keeping up with the Joneses. Being tuned into the hunting community, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that anything less than rabid zealotry for all things hunting at all times makes
Some people are born with an untamable wanderlust and thirst for adventure, such that no conventional office job or traditional nine-to-five will ever satisfy them. Britt Longoria embodies this mentality. Raised on the southern coast of Maine, she grew up training bird dogs with her father and hunting upland birds and waterfowl, dreaming of one
I’ll admit, after a beer or two, my perception of my own strength and toughness can get a bit inflated. But I can recall no time in my life when I’ve ever considered myself more than a would-be morsel to a 600-pound fur-covered battering ram with claws and teeth, otherwise known as a grizzly bear.
The canine lymphoma came on unexpectedly and swiftly. In a few short days my little buddy Brisco went from his usual plucky self to an emaciated shadow who could barely stand. I stayed by his side until his very last breath. I get choked up thinking about it even now, a year later. To those