‘Urban Sportsman’: Bringing Bowhunting to the City, One Whitetail at a Time

It’s a sunny, abnormally warm early evening in October, and Taylor Chamberlin is about 20 feet off the ground. Looking down from his treestand through the dense canopy, he sees his target: a whitetail cruising for acorns.   Chamberlin draws his bow and lets an arrow loose. The deer is no more than 20 yards away. When the broadhead connects, the

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Sex Dungeon? The Best Named Flies of All Time

Fly-fishing used to be a particularly stodgy affair. That was true also regarding the names of flies; they were either named after their inventor or given an unimaginative moniker based on what they imitated. Fortunately, that has all changed as new generations have picked up the long wand and injected a sense of counterculture to the stuffy trappings. The following

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A Simple Way to Add More Time to Your Fishing Day

Is there ever enough time in a day? Is there ever enough time, what  if I had another 30 minutes I would have had a limit. “We’ve all been there.” Or “They were just starting to bite and I had to leave” What if you could have another 30 minutes or more, each and every time you’re on the water?

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Get Bit: My First Time Hillbilly Hand-Fishing for Alabama Lake Monsters 

noodling  [ noo.dling ] (verb) A slightly deranged person holds their breath, submerges themselves under water, shoves their entire arm into a muddy hole, and then uses their hand as bait in order to lure a giant catfish into biting them so they can yank it to the surface.  Fishing with your bare hands.  Only a psychotic person would go

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Kobylkin: in Russia it is time to change the hunting legislation

photo: Anton Zhuravkova On Saturday afternoon, the head of the federal agency for nature and ecology paid an official visit to the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic. In the official program, the minister was reported to release into the nature hundreds of pheasants of the North Caucasian breed and the same number of mallard ducks. The event took place in Lower Zhemtal, in

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