HEVI-Shot Choke Tube Systems—Waterfowl

Up until now, finding the perfect waterfowl choke tube was like mission impossible. Ask any serious waterfowler and they will agree, when a perfect ammunition/pattern marriage is formed, duck and goose totes fill up in a hurry. Environ-Metal Inc., makers of legendary performance waterfowl ammunition have filled the gap and launched a true game changer—a […]

Garden of the Gods

  Trails and Hiking Free full-color trail maps are available at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center information desk. Pick one up and explore the park on your own or take one of the guided walks in the Central Garden area. For active folks who love hiking, there are 15 miles of […]

Virginia State Parks offer hunting opportunities state-wide

    (RICHMOND) – Virginia State Parks, managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, offer the outdoorsman a variety of hunting opportunities, including reservation only hunts and open hunting throughout the season. Hunters can reserve stands or zones on a first come, first served basis at the following hunts:   Muzzleloading and archery […]

Animal Protection & Debate Blazes in the Southwest

  by Troutski It may seem strange to some that all of a sudden Arizona and New Mexico seem to be getting the most headlines and press regarding massive debates ranging from the Mexican wolf to the resuscitation of an industry that most see as criminal.   To begin, the news was just given to […]

Increasing Brain Power by Climbing

  by Janet Casey It is a fact, according to the latest reports surfacing from the medical community, that rock and ice climbing are the sports one should do in order to help their very own brains operate better.   Rock climbing is a thrill. Many people think of Tom Cruise hanging from the edge […]

Help save the San Rafael Swell from drilling

    We need your help to protect the San Rafael Swell.The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Utah state office intends to lease for oil and gas drilling more than 79,000 acres of proposed wilderness in the San Rafael Swell — the jagged cliff faces, narrow slot canyons, and hidden valleys that form one of […]

Mountain Biking Challenges Both the Physical and Mental

  by  Patrick Qualls Patience is a virtue. That, and a tremendous amount of skill, is what the hunter needs as they head into the woods to bag their prey. Stamina, however, is a whole different category; and when it comes to outdoor sports, stamina can be had when you ride off on that new […]

MITCHELL 300: The Next Generation

French engineer Maurice Jacquemin set out to design a fishing reel that could cast longer and recover line without tangling. That was a tall order back in the late ‘30s early ‘40s, when spinning reels as they are known today didn’t even exist. Jacquemin spent two years developing the unique invention to meet his high […]

The Fruits of Your Labor

Common Sense Strategies for Soft Mast By Marlene Odahlen-Hinz Several years ago my husband and I planted several crab apple trees on our hunting property. They did fine but not great, so we decided to talk with an expert on how to better provide an additional low-cost, low-maintenance food source for our deer. We sat down with John Bailey, of […]

HEVI-Metal Waterfowl Shotshells

Environ-Metal, Inc., makers of HEVI-Shot® high performance shotshells, announced today a whole new tune in shot shell science: HEVI-Metal® Waterfowl Loads using just-released Pattern Density Technology™.  These shot shells put 20% more lethal pellets on-target at 40 yards than any steel ammunition. Waterfowl hunters are well aware of the limitations of steel waterfowl shotshells; after […]