Modern hand-held metal detectors will help you locate and remove steel or lead pellets before you attempt chewing on them.
Southwest Missouri offers some surprisingly robust coldwater fisheries and other incredible resources tucked into one convenient location.
In bear country, it pays to be diligent, even if the bears appear nonaggressive.
The author has long shared his disdain for free-ranging feral cats, but those whiskered underwater behemoths? He loves them.
What’s new at Federal Cartridge in Anoka, Minn.? How about cutting-edge ammunition plus specialized staff who can build top-quality rounds for any hunting scenario.
The peak of freshwater fishing experiences in North America just might be catching the continent’s most ubiquitous predator fish on a feeding binge.
Sometimes a day of fishing creates more questions than answers, but it’s all about the learning.
Few people knew the secret spots and understood the nuances of thriving in boundary waters border country like Bill Slaughter.
In north country, it’s time to focus on slab crappies.
March and April in Missouri offer an early ice-out soft-water angling destination for Minnesotans and other north country residents.
One minor slip-up while hitting the water can curse an entire day, unless – as the author learned – you bring along a secret weapon.
The author wonders, after years of preaching the benefits of multi-use outdoors recreation (and everyone taking his advice), how our resources can handle the added pressure.
Answers from criminals to a survey might influence your decision to carry a firearm for personal protection.
From ice auger purchases to makeshift, icy livewells, what 2021 has taught the author.
Some great lessons from deer hunting camp 2021.
With bear populations expanding across the country, encounters with humans and their “tasty” equipment become more frequent.
Can’t just pick one? The author has several categories where he recommends his picks for the top fishermen ever.
A few top outdoor products that emerged from the recent Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writer’s Conference.
Keep your lures in ‘the zone’ when cruising for Lake Superior lake trout.
Plan now for you fall hunting needs, because ammo again has been in short supply on many gun shop shelves.
A guided trip for halibut in Alaska is only as fun as the crew can make it. Jason and Tim Lesmeister had a phenomenal crew on a recent trip with Puffin Fishing Charters. On the left is Megan Schrantz and on the right is Maria Yungbauer, and both Tim and Jason will admit the fish they caught were directly related…
Think back to those nostalgic days of the mid-1980s: “Trolling, trolling, trolling … walleye!”
Deploy these ever-improving devices to quickly skip a step with your fishing electronics.
A change of luck in Florida’s saltwater.
Modern security concerns aside, having an all-American pocket knife readily available is the sign of a handy man.
Testing inflatable kayaks in Florida, the author believes the popular watercraft have entered a whole new realm in 2021.