Archives: Sports

Bow and Arrows

Everybody should know that the inventor of the bow and arrow lived long before history was written. Ancient, medieval and modern history gives us evidence that the bow and arrow was one deadly and reliable weapon. The ancients used powerful weapons made of composition, such as horn, wood and catgut. The English long bow, like • Read More »


Basic Scuba Diving Equipment

Scuba diving equipment is needed to make visiting the underwater world a safe and comfortable experience. Scuba gear helps you in transitioning from a terrestrial to a marine being. The basic requirements while diving under water are a clear vision, ability to swim and ability to breathe. In addition to these, you also need to • Read More »


Bluefish And Small Mouth Black Bass

In saltwater or fresh, no matter what the species of fish, a fisherman with a bluefish hooked on light tackle feels as if he has hold of a bag of wildcats. When you first get your hook set on him, he’s absolutely beyond the control on a rod and reel. His runs are so violent • Read More »


Bottom Fishing For Brook Trout

Though we can’t class the speckled trout as a bottom feeder, there are times and places when he can’t be caught any other way. This is usually in ponds and lakes that have been stocked artificially, especially if the water has been dammed up for a short time. In that case their food is almost • Read More »


Squirrel Hunting

A squirrel is defined in the dictionaries as “a small, agile quadruped.” Some of the definitions of the squirrel are less plain and or easily understood; but there’s no doubt about the squirrel. Go gunning for him and you have a hard target to hit because agility is his middle name. Naturalists tell us that • Read More »


Training Hunting Dogs

When training dogs for hunting we have two main things to not do: One is to not train your dog too young. Some pups with the hunting instinct bred right into them will go right out at six or seven months and show what they’re really made of, but these are rarer than hen’s teeth. • Read More »


Pike Fishing

The Pike (Esox lucius) is one of the most popular quarry among coarse fish. Some fishermen say he’s the King, as the carp has been called the Queen of freshwater fish. The pike is a sporting fish that grows to a large size and gives thrilling excitement to the one catching him. The pike is • Read More »


Literature Of Ancient Anglers

Who was the first fisherman and how did he fish? Was there any honesty in his yarns he spun? No doubt, these questions may never be answered. The first fish story was told very long ago, and in all probability early mankind were fishermen. There are quite a few references to fishing in the Bible! • Read More »


Bass Fishing

In most States the open season for black bass is a long one, much longer than for brook trout. In general, the law protects the bass only during the spawning season which for a period of two months, all the rest of the year is open season. May and June are usually closed months, and • Read More »


Sporting Spaniels

In general, most breeders agree that the various breeds of the Sporting Spaniel family, with two possible exceptions, have a common source in their origin. Their name indicates that these dogs are native of Spain. From Spain the ancestral stock spread to other countries, especially England, where most of the present day breeds like Springers, • Read More »