Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Across much of North America, this is a golden age for big game hunters. Thanks to private and government conservation programs, many species that were on the brink a century ago are now thriving, and others are on...
I have attended the ATA show for over 25 years, and in all that time I have never seen any category of gear advance more quickly than crossbows have in the last half-decade or so. Innovations in vertical...
I recently traveled to Palatine Lake, N.J., to do a story about bass pro Mike Iaconelli, who is a fanatical organizer of tackle. “It really helps with time management,” he told me, as he showed me around his...
I’m of two minds about youtube watch-me-shoot-my-awesome-gun videos. On the one hand, I get it. You’ve finally got your hands on, say, a .50-caliber, a gun most people dream about. You want to show how how amazing and...
As the unlovely year of 2018 slides into the grease trap of history, it’s time to tie up some loose ends. Three Great Holsters Over the years, a number of holsters have brought joy to what passes for my heart....
“A great workday for me,” Nelson Brooke tells me, “is being out on the river or on one of the tributaries—the Locust Fork, the Mulberry, the Hurricane—and meeting the locals and finding out what the major issues are...
Why do blades adorn so many different lures designed to catch so many different types of fish? Three reasons: flash, vibration, and sound. It doesn’t matter if it’s the tiny teardrop of a walleye spinner or the massive...
One common thread I’ve noticed fishing the Great Lakes year after year, is that if I want to find big fish in the fall, I have to troll deeper and deeper. Some anglers blame zebra mussels or global...
We have a tendency to use words to death, to the point where they lose their meaning, and foremost among these is iconic. Today, if something works reasonably well and keeps our attention for 15 minutes, it’s “iconic.” The dictionary...
No one was surprised that an optic with the Swarovski name took top honors for spotting scopes in our annual optics test. But our testers didn’t expect this one, with its binocular eyepiece, to dominate the field the...

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