Posts From Editorial Staff

Drawn Deer Hunt Applications due Sept. 20 Hunters, if you want to score big this fall in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts for deer categories, you better hurry. You have until midnight to apply. Among the popular

Windmill Hogs

By Brandon Ray The clues were everywhere. In the muddy run-off pool north of the windmill’s main holding tank laid dozens of blunt-toed tracks. Wallows in sizes ranging from watermelons to bathtubs were along the edge of the muddy pond.

By C.L. Hisey, The Field Dr. Let’s talk about getting in shape for the hunt you have planned. Many of us will hunt whitetail deer or other game in their season close to home. Others have hunts planned in other

Oven not a safe place to store ammunition The Tampa Bay Times reports an 18-year-old St. Petersburg woman had been injured because ammunition stored inside an oven she turned on had exploded. Aalaya Walker wanted to make herself some waffles

The Versatile .30-06

By Horace Gore If there ever were a hunting rifle caliber that is “international,” it’s the venerable .30-06. This old “30” has lasted well over 100 years in the hunting world. There are several good reasons why this 30-caliber icon

Alaska claims federal overreach Alaska officials plan to challenge in court a federal rule governing wildlife management on refuges there, hoping to end what they say is federal overreach by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). The FWS recently

Don’t salvage or use submerged ammo If you’re thinking about salvaging ammunition affected by flood waters—don’t. According to the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) and National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), you should err on the side of caution

State agency needs bowhunters’ help For the first time, Oklahoma’s Department of Wildlife Conservation will conduct a Bowhunter Observation Survey during the upcoming archery seasons. Bowhunters are invited to go online and register as official observers and become citizen scientists

The Boone and Crockett Club has released a comprehensive essay on fair chase, the first and longest standing honor code in North American hunting. “Millions of hunters worldwide practice fair chase, many without even knowing this code has a name

Deadlines for some of the most popular Drawn Hunt categories are coming up this month, so apply today! September 6 is the deadline for: •    E-Postcard – Squirrel •    Youth Only Gun Deer – Antlerless/Spike September 12 is the deadline for: