LOOKING BACK AT SINGLE SHOT SHOTGUNS

SINGLE SHOTS 

You don’t see them much anymore, but there was a time when single shot guns were part of just about every young boy’s life. When I was growing up in the 1960s, it seemed every hunter started with a single shot shotgun. I know I did and most of my buddies in those years did too.  Single shot shotguns were an economical way to introduce young boys to shooting and hunting. Also, there was the belief if you only had one shot you would learn to make it count, so starting with a single shot would eventually make you a better shooter.  When I was growing up, single shot shotguns were popular and you could find them all over. When I was 14, I started cutting grass for some of the neighbors. A large lawn, taking the better part of an afternoon, would get me $5. I saved that money for my first shotgun. Obviously, the cash flow for a young teenage grass cutter wasn’t great, so I knew the best I was going to afford was a single shot.  Continue Reading

Simple Outdoor Activities That are Far More Exciting Than it Looks

Simple Outdoor Activities That are Far More Exciting Than it Looks

 

The vast majority of people these days stay indoors most of the time. This is no longer a surprise considering the fact that mobile gadgets and internet connectivity provides all forms of entertainment right at one’s fingertips. Unfortunately, these gadgets do not offer the same benefits that one can get by spending some time outdoors. On the other hand, if you claim to be the kind of person who loves the outdoors and that you have already tried almost every outdoor activity, wait until you have read the following. Below is a list of outdoor activities that are far more exciting than it looks.  Continue Reading

The True Meaning Of Hunting

The True Meaning Of Hunting- The 500,000 Friends You Haven’t Met

By: Tyler Lomibao 

 

As the old saying goes, “It’s that time of year again!” This weekend marks one of the biggest holidays of the year. No, it’s not a Hallmark holiday. It’s opening weekend of Wisconsin’s gun deer season! I will join you all as 1 of the roughly 500,000 hunters that will watch the Saturday sun rise dressed in blaze orange. Continue Reading

The Ultimate Survival Kit You Need For an Apocalypse

 

Deciding what to include in your survival kit can be daunting. This is because you cannot just include every critical item that you come across with. Otherwise you will also be burdened with an overloaded backpack which will make it difficult for you to stay mobile for hours. Therefore, one has to weigh the importance of each item that will be included in the survival kit.  Continue Reading

Is Kayak Fishing Worth the Hassle?

There is no denying that kayak fishing is wetter, requires more contact, and uses up a lot more energy than the comfortable, motorized boats available to anglers today. However, kayak fishing is still very popular, as it allows you to enjoy the full experience of searching and stalking your fishy prey, as you are on the same level as the fish. This can be a much more satisfying and exciting experience, plus you won’t be making a negative impact on the environment. If you have been thinking about taking up kayak fishing, but you aren’t sure whether it is worth the hassle, today, we will be taking a look at what’s involved in this sport to see if it’s something you would enjoy. Continue Reading

Things to Keep in Mind On a Trekking Adventure

Things to Keep in Mind On a Trekking Adventure

Going on an adventure into the wild is one of the best experiences that we can actively seek out. From the preparation and research stage to the actualization stage, an adventure focuses our energies and opens us up to the wonders of nature. 

Trekking is a great way to experience the great outdoors. You may choose to go on a long trek that involves camping at night or just a day trek that can be completed from sunrise to sundown. There are a few things that you need to keep in mind when you go on a trekking adventure. 

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