The 23 Best Books on the Military, Guns, and Hunting

Books, the readers of this blog have said, give us books, and I have heard you, which is lucky, because I hear precious little...

Ten Stylish but Affordable Shotguns You Should Own

There are certain used shotguns that I’ll pounce on like a bass hitting a topwater lure. Just twitch that walnut-and-blued form in front of...

What’s It Like to Be Charged by a Dangerous Game Animal?

Artist Guy Coheleach was once charged by an elephant. (Mark Matcho/)Q: Who is your favorite wildlife artist and why? —Sam Harkin, Brandon, S.D.A: Guy...

How to Cook Panfish Risotto

A mixed stringer of panfish and small bass should be enough to cook this recipe. (Christina Holmes / Roscoe Bestill (Food and Prop Styling)/)This...

6.5 Creedmoor vs. .308 Winchester

Both the 6.5 Creedmoor and the .308 are great cartridges, but only one can win. (Dave Hurteau/)Comparisons are not always odious. Gun writers depend...

Gigging Frogs with the “Frog Kings” of Upstate New York

<em><strong>Two of a Kind</strong>: Tim Reed (left) and Rodney Smith pause their hunt for a photo.</em> (John Loomis/)Well past midnight, Tim Reed and Rodney...

How to Build the Ultimate PRS Rifle

In the race to stay competitive in practical precision rifle matches, shooters have pushed the development of rifles, bullets, cartridges, optics, and shooting accessories...

How Camo Band-Aids Can Improve Your Hunting (or Your Outlook)

One of the unassuming Band-Aids. (By the author/)I love the grit and humor of men who were born when WWII still informed daily life...

Hunting Axis Deer on Lanai Island

<em><strong>Island Life</strong>: Lanai has the world’s largest herd of free-range axis deer.</em> (Lee Thomas Kjos/The Raw Spirit/)Before going to Hawaii, the idea of deer...

The Outdoors Geek’s Holiday Gift Guide

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