SCI Minnesota Chapter To Auction Shiras Moose Governor’s Tag


shiras-mooseIt’s not a secret that it’s getting harder to draw premium tags in the western states. For those states with preference point systems, drawing a premium tag can take decades. Luckily, there is another option that allows hunters to skip the wait and support conservation at the same time. Continue reading SCI Minnesota Chapter To Auction Shiras Moose Governor’s Tag

Sheep Hunter’s Rite of Passage


A young huntress learns what it means to hunt tur and ibex in Central Asia.

The mountains of Azerbaijan proved to be a challenging obstacle.
The mountains of Azerbaijan proved to be a challenging obstacle.

After what seemed like an eternity in the air, I planted my size six feet on the soil of the first of many forgotten countries that would be along my sojourn–Azerbaijan. Hidden faces stared at my exposed, pale skin, round eyes and camouflage luggage. Then I met the men who would have my life in their hands for a week, and I suddenly felt at ease. Continue reading Sheep Hunter’s Rite of Passage

In Pursuit of Kansas Whitetails


Kansas sunrise.
Kansas sunrise.

Movement caught my eye a hundred yards to the North as a feeding deer materialized through the tree limbs and brush. The buck raised his head and my heart skipped a beat. It was the big nine.

I slowly reached for my bow as the big buck continued to feed, Continue reading In Pursuit of Kansas Whitetails

Neglected Genius


neglectedgeniusNewton1919catalogIn the general rush to commemorate the beginning of the Great War in 1914, a number of lesser anniversaries have been ignored. For American shooters, one that deserves to be remembered is the birth, and death, of the Newton rifle company of Buffalo, New York. Continue reading Neglected Genius

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