Hunting Expedition Gone Bad, Real Bad!

Many years ago a good friend owned an archery supply company and invited me to Montana for a two week bow hunting trip. He had paid for everyone’s tags and we spent many hours over the prior months planning and getting ready. He decided that we were going to hunt the Charles Russell National Wildlife … Read more

Potential World Record Buck Arrowed in Iowa

This beautiful buck was taken by Harlan Swehla during Iowa’s 2002 bow season. Harlan Swehla and his friend were hunting near each other and both witnessed the buck before during and after the shot. This incredible buck sported 22 pointers and scored an incredible 240 points gross Pope and Young with a net of 237 … Read more

Fish With a Human Face

I recently received this picture of a fish with a human face. I had previously received a question about this fish but never received a picture before. The story of the fish with a human face has been circulating through the internet for some time now often accompanied by the very bold headline, “Fish Discovered … Read more

Wild Hogs Oklahoma Style

These are some of Bobby & Brandie Henry’s recent hog-hunting pictures. Pictured here is Brandie and her husband Bobby tieing down a sow getting ready to transport her home. We use NALC Catahoulas to bay with and 1 pitbull as a catch dog. All the hogs are bayed and caught with dogs they DO NOT … Read more

Animal World – Skunks | Beware of the Scent

Skunks are mammals with black-and-white fur. Worldwide there are 11 species of skunk. Two skunk species inhabit Indonesia and the Philippines, and the other 9 live in North and South America. Skunks vary in size from just over 1 pound up to 10 lbs. Although the most common fur color is black and white, some … Read more

Caught: White Boar

The Hunt for the White Boar

My friend Jake and I had long enjoyed hunting together. One weekend we decided to scout the local woodland area, as rumors circulated of a rare white boar sighting in the region. Such an uncommon creature piqued our interest. We rose at first light to prepare our rifles, knives, rations, and other provisions for the … Read more

Do Real Hunters Still Exist?

I have always had a fascination with prehistoric man and his hunting ability. He could do something that we no longer can. He could make all that he needed and survive indefinitely off the land. Modern civilization has taken away our most basic skills which had sustained mankind for many thousands of years. We no … Read more

Woodchuck aka Groundhog

The Woodchuck aka groundhog (Marmota monax) is a rodent belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots but is sufficiently different in its habitat to warrant a page all to itself. Most marmots, such as yellow-bellied and hoary marmots, live in rocky and mountainous areas, but the woodchuck is a lowland creature. … Read more

Things To Know About Louisiana Bullfrog

Louisiana Bullfrog - Large Amphibians - Facts

The American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), common in Louisiana, stands out as a powerful species. Its robust nature allows it to thrive in various environments, posing significant challenges to local ecosystems. Basic Characteristics Bullfrogs are large amphibians, often reaching lengths of up to 20 centimeters. They have powerful legs for jumping and strong jaws, allowing them … Read more

Bearded Hen Hunting – Tips and Insights

A bearded hen looks similar to other female turkeys but has a distinct feature. The “beard” is a group of hair-like feathers on the chest. This feature makes bearded hens an exciting target for hunters. Knowing how to spot a bearded hen is crucial. Look for the beard and note the bird’s behavior and habitat. … Read more