The April issue of Bow America launched last week, and in the chaos of launching my new design, I failed to let you all know about it. It is a great issue, with some very good information to help you in your turkey hunts this spring. My article in this issue is all about getting after a big woods gobbler. Read it in Bow America…
The Truth About Trump
I don’t pay attention to news headlines about celebrities and scandals, and even though hunting was involved, I still ignored much of the Trump Jr. “scandal” that has been floating in the media for the last few weeks. Whether you have followed this story or not, you owe it to yourself to read this article in Forbes. The truth about Trump Jr…
Hunting and fishing generate more than $6.3 billion in annual tax revenues and create more than 900,000 sustainable American jobs.
I could write a whole slew of posts on this subject, but before I get on a soap box, let me just point you to two resources. Get informed!
- “Why Conservation Funding Is Important To Sportsmen and the Economy” – the TRCP’s Field Notes
- “Hunting – Then and Now 2012 Marks 75 Years of Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program Success” – the Southwick Associates
Map the Wind
This is going to be a great tool to utilize come fall. This wind map is a visual representation of the strength and direction of the wind. The map starts at the national level, but allows you to zoom down to a specific location and view the wind patterns for your location. It is one thing to read that there is a 1omph WNW wind, but it is immensely more helpful to “see” it. How is that for helping stand selection? Cool stuff!
Fly Fishing the Backcountry
I have told myself, for at least the last 7 or 8 years now, “one day I will get into fly fishing.” (Don’t tell me wife. If she hears that I am going to pick up another outdoor hobby she may kill me.) I don’t fly fish yet, but that doesn’t stop me from enjoying some great fly fishing blogs, especially Ben’s Arizona Wanderings. His latest post is filled with all kinds of written and visual goodness. Check it out…