This is part three in a series of articles I am writing for Gun and Game. When Chris, the owner of Gun and Game, asked me about writing an article neither of us thought it would turn into a three part series. The initial thoughts we had were that the common perspective of a gun owner in the US, as commonly portrayed in the media, is not someone who works in the tech industry, college educated, and who has lived and travelled abroad. Gun owners come from a broad cross section of America and represent far more roles in society than most of the media outlets portray. Unfortunately, many of the views presented on gun use and regulation in different news outlets had more hyperbole than fact. (more…)
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“OK, I got it. More muskrat and mice might be alive. OK. I think we can put up with that.” - Joe Biden
This is the second in a three part series. The first focused on the disconnect between what politicians and the media say is needed and what they are doing to achieve it. The third will focus on the decision to build an AR-15 variant and the complexity of choices for it. This edition focuses on the need for hunting and how it relates to the Second Amendment. (more…)
Ted Nugent is no stranger to controversy. As of late “Uncle Ted” has been visited by the U.S. Secret Service for comments at the NRA Meetings in April and now he’s pleaded guilty to a Bear hunting incident in Alaska. Here’s the interview he gave Glen Beck the other day. (more…)
Getting a hunting license renewed has always been a tradition for most of us before any weekend adventures. With hunting season almost upon us, it’s important to brush up on all the local laws, and apply if not renew your hunting license before buying any new gear this season.
Summer is coming to an end, and that means the start of an even bigger season is about here, deer season!
Now, I’m sad to report that I haven’t been hunting since before I was a teenager. I’ve always believed that the best hunter knows as much as he can about his target. Here is a short list of the most interesting facts I’ve found about the whitetails I hope to score this season:
- The Whitetail Deer is the most abundant Big Game animal in North America.
- Deer swim well and at a good pace. They have been clocked at speeds up to 13 miles per hour. (more…)