Archives: Hunting

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 »


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 »


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 »


The Foxhound

Foxhounds are said to have originated from a cross of the Bloodhound and the Greyhound. The English breed is very old, records showing that it has been systematically bred in Great Britain for a period of 400 years. In America, Foxhound breeding dates back to the mid 1700’s, with two distinct types of hounds produced, • Read More »


Hunting Dogs: Essential Training Equipment and Information

Producing a “finished” hunting dog, one that will perform the tasks of pointing out game or retrieving game, is not a simple matter. In some cases, it can take several hunting seasons and specialized training equipment to achieve the desired results. It would be ludicrous to begin training a dog to perform hunting skills without • Read More »


Hey PETA, Beat This!

Just about everybody has heard about PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Quite simply, they are an avowed enemy of hunting. PETA is a well-funded group which acts upon emotions, not common sense or the reality of nature. Their articles brim with hatred and anger and are absolutely filled with bias and • Read More »


My Favorite Guns: The Remington 870

I received my first gun when I was 3 years old. As a small child, it seemed I was destined for a love of firearms. My grandfather always carried a Remington 870 Wingmaster in the now politically incorrect rifled rack in the back window of the 68 ford pick-up. It was always a thrill to • Read More »


Building Or Placing A Duck Blind

Building a duck blind on freshwater lakes and ponds, one of the most important things to remember is that there should be a harmony between the color of the material used and the surrounding growth. In other words, a big green blind in a bed of yellowish green or a light straw colored one along • Read More »