A Modern Ethic, by Karl Blattmann
I was once vegan, and now fill my freezers with the spoils of our hunts. When people hear that I previously (attempted to) make my own tofu, and now proudly hang trophies throughout my house, they are usually dumbfounded. You, my dear reader, are likely having a similar reaction.
In this article, I hope to show you that my former and current lifestyles are far less contradictory than you might presume. Further, I will argue that despite our many differences, the time has come for those who profess to care deeply for the flora and fauna of this planet to band together on what common ground is shared rather than emphasizing and disputing the morals and ethics of our seemingly opposed world views. It is important to note that these are my own personal views and not those of any organization or group with which I am associated.
Capturing the Essence – Photographing Your Hunt, By Nolan Osborne
As hunting seasons across the West begin to open up, and many more to come, the time of year when memories are made is upon us. Plans are refined, coolers and gas-tanks are filled, and weapons of choice are tuned and tweaked in the quest for perfection. The question is, have you put as much time into capturing those memories to the best of your abilities, as you have your shooting, fitness and gear? This article will help you do just that.
The Paradigm of Sheep Hunting, By Robbie Kroger
Now I am no expert hunter. You could even call me nascent in that endeavor. That said, during my one and only sheep hunt, something shifted in my hunting ethos. What I realized (and maybe this is the whole reason the culture of sheep hunters exists) is that everyone is chasing a version of this …