Top 10 Tips to Choosing your Outfitter

By Ron Spomer   My friend Kirby was a heck of a hunter, a Midwest country boy who grew up chasing everything from bunnies to whitetails. He graduated to do-it-yourself elk and bear hunts on public land in the West, got a good job, made some money and discovered he suddenly had more discretionary cash […]

The Bald Eagle

The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has been the National Emblem since 1782. Here in Florida, we are lucky to support the highest number of breeding pairs in the lower 48 states. However it hasn’t always been this way. In 1973 there were only 88 breeding pairs and they continued to remain on the Endangered Species […]

Those Who Hunt Together Stay Together

  by Mike Williams As human beings, hunters and anglers actually prefer to go out into the Great Outdoors with other friends. Hunters team up for a day of searching for that trophy buck to take home, choosing to rarely be a solo artist in the forest. (Although the angler may just choose to go […]

Constitution: 1; State of Utah: 0

  July 2013 Here’s what is happening this month with the redrock: 1.  The Utah state legislature’s anti-federal government campaign hits a brick wall called the U.S. Constitution. 2.  Take action for wild Utah this summer! 3.  SUWA’s annual Backyard Bash celebrates our community of citizen activists. 4.  The BLM has a lot of bad ideas for Utah public […]

Greener Ammo is in the Spotlight for 2014

   by James Moore Green ammo has been spoken about before. The U.S. Army has been working on making sure they can literally ‘get the lead out’ when it comes to the ammunition they will be utilizing in the future.   For those who haven’t heard, the bullets will be ‘green’ – completely lead-free and […]

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 […]

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 […]