Temperatures are dropping all over the country, and it’s time to prepare for those sub-zero outings. After all, you can’t stay indoors all winter and let the opportunities for hunting, fishing and hiking pass you by. What you do need to do before you head out into the frozen landscapes is gear up with […]

  Much of this time of the year is spent with friends and family. From the days before and after Thanksgiving to the end of the year with Christmas and New Years, there is ample opportunity to take an afternoon or full day and spend it catching up with the valued people in your life. […]

  By David Link Once again Christmas is around the corner, and we all start scratching our heads in the search for the right gifts for our family and friends. Gifts for those who love the outdoors can be especially tricky, and choosing the wrong gear could mean it ends up gathering dust instead of […]

  A compound bow is an important investment for any hunter or target shooter, and you’ll want to protect that investment with regular care and equipment inspection. Regular care of your bow and arrows will ensure your equipment functions correctly when the moment of truth, namely that big buck, steps out in front of you. […]

  By Joel Zielke Maybe it’s because Leupold is a local (to me) company. Maybe it’s because they have a great reputation. Maybe it’s because I have never heard anyone complain about any of their products. Maybe it’s just because I have liked their products when I have had a chance to look at them […]

  By David Link As deer season is around the corner for most areas, I thought it would be helpful to share some of my experiences hunting as a kid and teenager. I learned a lot from both success and failures, and much of what I know now was first formed out there in the […]

  I grew up in the Midwest with a strong background in the outdoors. My father, grandfathers, and a whole host of uncles exposed me to hunting, fishing, and even some rarer outdoor activities like mushroom hunting. I feel fortunate to have grown up in small town America with such an opportunity to experience the […]

  By David Link You never know quite what the weather is going to do during hunting season, and this is especially true in fall conditions like those of deer season. One method of coping with substantial rain on the day of a hunt is just to go home, but that’s not an acceptable plan […]

  By Robin Follette While the number of women hunting is growing quickly, the number of outfitters for women isn’t keeping pace. We sometimes have to “make do” with what we’re offered.  Sitka makes it not only possible but comfortable. How do you as a huntress get comfortable in men’s clothing? Time and patience. Let’s […]

  Your hunting cabin – the perfect place to get away, enjoy nature and spend time tracking your chosen hunting game. But when it comes to emergency preparation, can your hunting cabin double as a bug out shelter? In many cases it might be the perfect place to escape to, but this is dependent on […]