Shakespeare Ugly Stik

Tough. Indestructible. To describe a fishing rod, those are uncommon words. But they fit the Ugly Stik. When you’ve been ugly for 37 years, the name and the reputation stick. That’s right. The Shakespeare Ugly Stik has been around since 1976. That’s when broken rod tips virtually became a thing of the past. It’s when […]

Abu Garcia For Life

Superior. Renowned. Legendary. Each of these words defines Abu Garcia. From its inception on the banks of the Mörrum River in Svängsta, Sweden, Abu Garcia, then AB Urfabriken, has grown to become a reel powerhouse. Coveted by fisherman spanning the globe, it’s obvious that at Abu Garcia fishing is life, and life is fishing. A […]

Haul That Bruin

  Haul That Bruin   It’s no secret that whitetail deer are the most sought after creature on earth. However, growing in popularity both east and west of the Mississippi is the black bear. With black bear populations on the rise and tags, in many states, easy to get, more hunters are seeking after a […]

Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape

  Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape by Troutski There are many factors that land owners and wildlife managers take into account when it comes to optimizing their land for a better hunting season. They use crop development, and carefully laid out plans for crop planting in order to provide the most help they can to […]

Florida’s Largest Private Landowner Proves Things are Not Always

  Florida’s Largest Private Landowner Proves Things are Not Always as They Seem by Orlando Beach The Sunshine State invokes visions of citrus groves, the smell of oranges ripening in the air, and Mickey Mouse meeting up with Harry Potter in Orlando. When it comes to talking about Florida land, the vision that arrives is […]

Game Sled and Archery: Tradition Meets Modern Day Technology

  Game Sled and Archery: Tradition Meets Modern Day Technology  by Troutski When it comes to transporting deer, elk, moose and other large game from their habitat in a timely, easy manner, the burden on the hunter is large. And when it comes to the lone hunter staring at the same problem, the burden can […]

Summer Golf Adventures

  Summer Golf Adventures by Troutski One of the most popular sports in the world is the sport of golf. And when it comes to the sportsman or the Great Outdoors enthusiast, golf is the best way to shake the summertime blues while waiting for the leaves to change color, the snow to fall and […]

What the Hunter Needs to Make Camp

  What the Hunter Needs to Make Camp  by Darren Randolf Essential, vital, indispensable, critical – whatever adjective you choose, when it comes to the hunter having a successful camping experience there are reasons for the extra gear they need.   The big items on everyone’s list – firearms, ammo, clothing, etc. – are only […]

To Bag the Trophy, Learn From the Runner-Up

  To Bag the Trophy, Learn From the Runner-Up  by ZZ Troutski Yes, the summer is sizzling and, yes, there is boredom in the hunting world. Although bushytails have been brought up as a way to have some extra added sport while waiting for the whitetail, elk, moose and all those popular game to come […]

Protect the Mexican Mountain WSA

  Protect the Mexican Mountain WSA   The BLM Price Field Office appears ready to cave in to the demands of the Utah Back County Pilots Association (BCPA) by allowing the old and naturally reclaimed landing strip in the heart of the Mexican Mountain Wilderness Study Area (WSA) to be ”improved” to its pre-WSA condition.  There are […]