Examine the details, colors, the expressions and movements of the animals that pen-and-ink artist Sherry Steele portrays, and it’s hard to believe she is self-taught. Although her talent for sketching was evident as early Continue reading Sherry Steele Details In Pen-And-Ink
If you have taken to heart the practice drills we’ve covered on flushing or outgoing birds, then the jump to the incoming birds will not be that difficult. When doing clinics on incoming shots, we separate the incoming bird into two categories — passing or decoying. These can be any bird except the flushing species such as quail, grouse or woodcock, which typically flush and then get back on the ground and “run like the dickens” to get away! Continue reading Getting Better at Incoming/Passing Birds
GPO, USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, introduces the PASSION ED binocular portfolio. This product is German designed and engineered, combining quality, features, price and value for the benefit of the American hunter, birder or outdoor enthusiast. The PASSION ED binocular lineup is built on a high-performance and highly durable magnesium frame and includes 32mm and 42mm objective lens models.
“PASSION ED will set a new benchmark for this industry by offering the highest quality/value ratio seen. Optically, it’s excellent as expected from a GPO product, but we have also incorporated features into this binocular that are normally seen in products priced significantly higher,” says Michael Jensen, owner and CEO of GPO, USA.
The PASSION ED binocular line will be initially offered in 8×32, 10×32, 8×42 and 10×42 models. With smooth-rotating aluminum locking eyecups and a magnesium micro-bridge and main core ergonomically built for maximum hand-holding comfort, these binoculars will meet the needs of everyone looking for a high-performance entry-premium field optic.
Models include a wide-angle field of view, GPObright high-transmission lens coating technology boasting 90% light transmission, extended eye relief and close-focus capabilities that are sure to please the optical enthusiast. Waterproof and nitrogen-purged for fog-proof capability, the line features phase-coated prisms for optical performance and an included custom molded hard case. All models are available in four colors: Charcoal Black, Deep Green, Desert Sand, and Dark Brown Earth.
Disease issues have once again struck bighorn sheep lambs in northwestern Nebraska’s Pine Ridge, but a comprehensive research project is on track to counter the maladies. Continue reading Researchers Studying Bighorn Lamb Deaths