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A Deer Hunting Icon: The Muy Grande Big Buck Contest

Likely the oldest and most respected big buck contest in the nation has been in operation for more than 50 years. This deer contest is a cultural icon in south Texas. But its humble beginnings will surprise you. By Bernie Barringer Leonel Garza is the son of immigrant workers who settled in south Texas. Soon […]

Don’t Shoot the First Bear!

In fact, don’t shoot any bear on the first day of a six-day hunt. Unless… well, never mind. By Bernie Barringer My adventures with Grandview Outfitters in Manitoba have been well-chronicled in blogs, magazine articles, online and on You Tube over the years. Tom Ainsworth has put me on incredible numbers of bears, plus color […]

Big Bucks in Offbeat Places

Sometimes public land bucks can be right under your nose. By Bernie Barringer I had been hunting a public area in western Iowa for the past few days when I became convinced that it was time to make a move. I was headed back to my truck late in the morning: a treestand and backpack […]

An amazing hunting experience at a special price

By Bernie Barringer      It’s not often I come across an opportunity that I can pass along to our subscribers that gives you an chance to experience a fantastic hunt with great lodging and incredible meals, and offer a discount to boot. but my friend Nathan Theriault Has offered a chance for you to […]

Bowfishing Spring and Summer Fun

By Bernie Barringer Bowfishing equipment has evolved a lot since I started trying it out 40 years ago. There is some high-tech stuff out there, believe me. This probably sounds crazy, but my favorite bowfishing set-up features a Ben Pearson recurve that I got out of the “Free” box at a garage sale. No kidding. […]