Scott Kennard

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How to Give Your Fire TV or Chromecast a Huge Speed Boost For Just $18

If you invested in a new Amazon Fire TV, Fire Stick TV or Chromecast during Black Friday or Cyber Week, upgrade your new purchase with this …

New Semiautomatic Shotgun: Weatherby SA-08 28-Gauge

Introducing a sub-gauge shotgun seemed to be a theme among firearm makers at SHOT Show this year. And, this new Weatherby was one of our favorites. …

Buck Marksman: New Tactical Folding Knife

This new knife from Buck is being marketed as 'tactical' but it could just as easily find its home in a hunter's pack. It has an aluminum handle and …

Wounded Deer Attacks and Injures Louisiana Hunter

Five weeks after being gored by a wounded buck on Christmas Eve, hunter Bobby Neames of Clinton, La., says he's still having nightmares about the …

Gunfight Friday: Semiauto Deer Rifles

Two classic semiauto deer rifles go head-to-head this week: Dr. Ralph's Winchester Model 100 and Jack Swanson's Remington 740.<p>The Remington 740 was …

Survive the Zombie Deer Apocalypse in this Bunker

<i>Photos by Atlas Survival Shelters</i><p>Because the zombie-deer apocalypse is nigh, everyone needs an underground deer shack. Atlas Survival Shelters of …

Shed Hunting: 5 Tips to Become a Better Bone Collector

Shed hunting is over-the-top huge right now--a sport all its own. Massive whitetail sheds command five figures at auctions. There's a shed-antler …

Best New Turkey Calls for 2014

_Photo by Luke Nilsson<p>_If you're in the market for a new turkey call this spring, we've got you covered. These 5 new calls will bring gobblers …

Kansas Buck Survives 2 Months With Severed Head Locked in its Antlers

A wildlife management class on a coyote trapping trip in Kansas caught and rescued a buck that had been carrying the head of another buck locked in …

4 Simple Tips to Prevent ATV Theft

The reality in our world today is that some individuals will go to great lengths to take your hunting ride. I know it may sound very far-fetched when …

Knife Review: The Spartan Harsey Difensa

Spartan Blades, of whom I have written before, is a maker of very high quality tactical and survival knives. It was founded, and is run, by a pair of …

The Perfect Rabbit Gun

Now that it's February, everything is closed here in Iowa but rabbit season, which naturally brings up the subject of rabbit guns. Like the Most …

5 Hot New Fishing Lures to Try This Season

We put 10 top bass guides on the water with 10 all-new bass baits to find out which ones are worth buying -- and which you can leave on the shelf. We …

Wilcraft: Ultimate Ice Fishing Vehicle?

The Wilcraft (Water Ice Land Craft) was invented by Tom Roering, who needed a way to get his elderly father and children safely onto the ice. It's …

How to Debone Deer in 8 Minutes

I just returned from speaking at the Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo. I've been going to these deer shows for a long time, and I learn something new each …

Thoughts on Keeping 'Secret Spots' Secret

One question I often wrestle with is whether or not to name certain places in the stories I write. After all, I'm an angler too. I appreciate …

Gunfight Friday: Febru-AR-y Madness

The AR 15 platform can be adapted into a rifle for almost any purpose. Adding and swapping parts yourself is easy and can be performed endlessly, …

Gear Review: Ghillie Kettle

If you're the type of angler/hunter/camper that likes the idea of being able to boil water without relying on any fuel, go on extended fishing or …

Two New Turkey Loads that Won't Break the Bank

During the prosperous '90s, the excellent long-range killing power of tungsten pellets won over many hunters, and not just those who had to use …

4 Top Catfish Stink Baits Put to the Sniff Test

When it comes to whisker-fish food, the nose knows best. So we gave four popular brands a sniff test to see what all of the stink is about.<p><b>Magic Bait</b> …

Bluegill Fishing: How to Catch Prespawn Slabs

<i>Photo by Tim Romano</i><p>If nothing fires you up like a bug-eyed, plate-size freak of a panfish, then you need to be on the water now--and try these …

Video: Hunter Shoots Charging Boar at Point-Blank Range

If you've ever had an up-close-and-personal encounter with an angry wild boar, you know the business end of their tusks are no joke. Fortunately for …

ATV Maintenance: 5 Tips for a Better and Smoother Ride

<i>CC image from Flickr</i><p>Many maintenance items often get overlooked when an ATV is being prepared for the riding season. Most are simple things that can …

Singing Big Mouth Billy Bass Thwarts Robbery

When the singing Big Mouth Billy Bass first popped up on shelves at every Wal-Mart, Target, Bass Pro, K-Mart, truck stop, and Stucky's in America, …

7 Reasons Why a Machete is the Only Multitool You Really Need

<i>Photo by Gorman Studio</i><p>If I could have only one tool, it’d be a machete. People around the world have long relied on the machete, kukri (shown here), …

How to Purr with a Diaphragm Turkey Call

A mouth call's versatility is tough to beat, and the hands-free operation is a huge asset when turkeys are in close. But it's unquestionably the most …

Best Fishing Rig for Catching Springtime Walleyes

<i>Illustration by Steve Sanford</i><p>Springtime walleyes in the Great Lakes can be finicky--if not infuriating. Since it's too early for live bait and …

Tips for Protecting Your ATV When Riding Through Deep Mud

<i>CC image from Flickr</i><p>In today’s world of mostly belt driven ATVs and UTVs, the transmission seems to take a beating whenever you decide to get in the …

What are the Best Meals for a Multi-Day Canoe Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>How light do you want to go? Unlike backpacking, which values economy above all else, multi-day canoe trips can bear more weight depending on the length of the journey and how badly you want filet mignon that first night. I go to the Boundary Waters each May with friends and we really, <i>really</i> want …

James Beard

Gunfight Friday: Lee Enfield vs Remington Model 14

This week's matchup is a couple of older rifles, and age is about all they have in common. Rob's Remington Model 14 slide action in .35 Remington is …