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To Port or Not to Port Your Revolver’s Barrel?


To Port or Not to Port Your Revolver’s Barrel?

       While there are several reasons why a shooter might want an extra powerful revolver ranging from self defense to hunting, the fact is that many shooters find the recoil generated by such high powered revolvers as the the .44 Magnum, the .454 Casull, the .480 Ruger, and the .500 Smith & Wesson to be more than they...


Wilderness Navigation: How to find your way using the Sun, Moon, and Stars


Wilderness Navigation: How to find your way using the Sun, Moon, and Stars

     Although a person can find themselves in a survival situation as result of many different occurrences, one of the most common occurrences is when a person ventures into the wilderness for a day of recreation and inadvertently loses their way due to their wondering off of a designated trail to explore an interesting feature of the landscape but,...


How to Dress for Success on your Spring Turkey Hunt


How to Dress for Success on your Spring Turkey Hunt

Spring Turkey season is right around the corner. You’ve been scouting new property, sighting in your shotgun, and yelping on your slate call in anticipation of early mornings in the woods. There’s nothing quite like watching the sunrise over a rolling field and hearing Turkeys gobble in the distance. Finally, the long winter is over and it’s time to set...


How to Find Fresh Water in the Wilderness


How to Find Fresh Water in the Wilderness

       Due to the marvels of modern plumbing, most people don’t give the availability of water a second thought when they are at home or at work. However, when roaming around in the wilderness, fresh water is seldom so readily available and yet, it is an absolutely essential commodity for human survival. In fact, while a person can survive...


A Brief History of the Bowie Knife


A Brief History of the Bowie Knife

    The Bowie Knife is, without a doubt, one of the most prominent icons of the American frontier. However, there is considerable controversy these days concerning what is or is not considered a Bowie Knife as well as who actually made the knife that Jim Bowie used to defend himself during the infamous Sandbar Fight which took place on a...


How to Introduce Kids to Hunting


How to Introduce Kids to Hunting

Many sportsmen ultimately reach the point in their life when they’re ready to pass their love for the outdoors down to the next generation. Maybe you’ve recently had kids or maybe your kids are getting older and you find yourself wondering ‘what’s the best way to introduce kids to hunting’? Like anything else, there are dos and don’ts, proper ways...