Those Who Hunt Together Stay Together

  by Mike Williams As human beings, hunters and anglers actually prefer to go out into the Great Outdoors with other friends. Hunters team up for a day of searching for that trophy buck to take home, choosing to rarely be a solo artist in the forest. (Although the angler may just choose to go […]

Greener Ammo is in the Spotlight for 2014

   by James Moore Green ammo has been spoken about before. The U.S. Army has been working on making sure they can literally ‘get the lead out’ when it comes to the ammunition they will be utilizing in the future.   For those who haven’t heard, the bullets will be ‘green’ – completely lead-free and […]

The Bald Eagle

The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has been the National Emblem since 1782. Here in Florida, we are lucky to support the highest number of breeding pairs in the lower 48 states. However it hasn’t always been this way. In 1973 there were only 88 breeding pairs and they continued to remain on the Endangered Species […]

A Reptilian Hunt: The Battle is On!

  A Reptilian Hunt: The Battle is On! by Troutski Skins covered in scales, slithering movements, and some with the ability to end your life in seconds – this is the world of the reptile. In 2013, hunting the reptile is becoming second only to the popular whitetail that will most likely reign as number […]

Abu Garcia For Life

Superior. Renowned. Legendary. Each of these words defines Abu Garcia. From its inception on the banks of the Mörrum River in Svängsta, Sweden, Abu Garcia, then AB Urfabriken, has grown to become a reel powerhouse. Coveted by fisherman spanning the globe, it’s obvious that at Abu Garcia fishing is life, and life is fishing. A […]

Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape

  Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape by Troutski There are many factors that land owners and wildlife managers take into account when it comes to optimizing their land for a better hunting season. They use crop development, and carefully laid out plans for crop planting in order to provide the most help they can to […]

Florida’s Largest Private Landowner Proves Things are Not Always

  Florida’s Largest Private Landowner Proves Things are Not Always as They Seem by Orlando Beach The Sunshine State invokes visions of citrus groves, the smell of oranges ripening in the air, and Mickey Mouse meeting up with Harry Potter in Orlando. When it comes to talking about Florida land, the vision that arrives is […]

Game Sled and Archery: Tradition Meets Modern Day Technology

  Game Sled and Archery: Tradition Meets Modern Day Technology  by Troutski When it comes to transporting deer, elk, moose and other large game from their habitat in a timely, easy manner, the burden on the hunter is large. And when it comes to the lone hunter staring at the same problem, the burden can […]

Summer Golf Adventures

  Summer Golf Adventures by Troutski One of the most popular sports in the world is the sport of golf. And when it comes to the sportsman or the Great Outdoors enthusiast, golf is the best way to shake the summertime blues while waiting for the leaves to change color, the snow to fall and […]

What the Hunter Needs to Make Camp

  What the Hunter Needs to Make Camp   Essential, vital, indispensable, critical – whatever adjective you choose, when it comes to the hunter having a successful camping experience there are reasons for the extra gear they need.   The big items on everyone’s list – firearms, ammo, clothing, etc. – are only the core […]