Thursday , September 21 2017

More Big Game News

27 Vintage Outdoor Life Bear Covers From 1943 to 1970

This gallery is the second gallery in our collection of nearly every OL bear cover ever published, which includes illustrations that range from running black bears with hounds to freak grizzly attacks to odd-looking polar bears. You can find the earliest bear covers (from 1900 to 1939) right here. And …

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Were They Tougher Than We Are?

Abie DuPlooy, the PH with whom I hunted in Zambia in 1987, declared that the worst ride was better than the best walk, and then proceeded to walk both of us so hard that I lost 15 pounds in 10 days. Being a hunter, I’ve always had an interest in …

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Top 10 Cartridges for Hunting Elk

Elk, particularly mature bulls, can be tough customers. For those of us who don’t live with elk in our backyard, elk hunting requires a big investment of money, time and emotional treasure, so I make no apology for choosing large and powerful cartridges for elk hunting. To head off the …

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Knife Review: The Helle Bleja

Back when the custom knife boom began in the late 1960s, it was almost all fixed-blades. I can recall the names of maybe half a dozen smiths who made folders, and that’s it. Not so any more. If you scroll through the Arizona Custom Knives page it appears as though …

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Why the .45/70 Is Still A Great Cartridge for Big Game

It’s hard to imagine the .45/70 Government as a brand-new round, untested and unproven either on big game or in battle. But that was the situation back in 1873, when it was introduced. That was a long time ago. Our country wasn’t even 100 years old, and the Civil War …

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The Mental Game of Shooting

I write all the time about equipment—what’s good, what isn’t, and how it will help you or won’t help you. This is useful to a modest degree, but what really determines how well you shoot is the disgusting gray/pink blob of protoplasm between your ears and your control over it, …

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Table Mountain Pronghorn

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