So Outdoor Life is part of a cool contest operated by Crown Royal, sponsor of Field & Stream’s Hook Shots show and maker of the whiskey that comes in a purple bag. The contest is called “Pass the Crown,” and it’s a variation on the Secret Santa gift exchange anyone who’s ever worked in an office is familiar with. Are you lucky enough to have never worked in an office? Then here’s how this works: [ Read Full Post ]
What's wrong with your turkeys? As I mentioned previously, not a thing—they're just being turkeys and going about their turkey business. But to understand why they're not gobbling and why they're not racing to your every call, it pays to have a bit of an understand about the wild turkey and they're habits. [ Read Full Post ]
It's as inevitable as the first gobble of spring. In fact, seasons are just now getting underway across turkey country and the groaning has already started: The birds just aren't right. What's wrong with the turkeys? The answer, plain and simple is: Not a darn thing. They're just being turkeys. They're doing their own thing—eating, pooping and doing things turkeys do.
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I met one of the coolest bunch of young hunters ever assembled on a recent Kids Hunting for a Cure event in Tennessee. KHFAC leads kids, many with terminal illnesses, on organized hunts to raise money for cancer research and to teach them that they can make a difference.
Rain, wind and cold could not dampen the enthusiasm, eagerness and spirit of our kids during the hunt. [ Read Full Post ]
There was little time for recovery following our first Chasing Spring hunt of the season in Florida. To say the journey to South Carolina was a wild adventure is quite an understatement and it began as soon as I walked out the front door.
The 4 a.m. drive to the airport came complete with intense rain, sleet and finally some serious snow. Traffic was slow, cars and trucks lined the roadside ditches and I was thankful for my four-wheel drive as I fought my way around slow cars and up steep ice and snow-covered inclines. [ Read Full Post ]