Few sounds in nature rival the bugle of a bull elk. Join nine-time World Elk Calling Champion Corey Jacobsen as he explores a hunting legacy with elk calling pioneers Larry D. Jones, Wayne Carlton, Rockie Jacobsen, and Will Primos.
Almost 300 miles off the coast of Alaska, a 40-square mile volcanic island void of trees and vegetation sits in the middle of the Bering Sea. St. Paul Island, the largest of the Pribilof Islands, is one of the most unforgiving places a waterfowler could hope to visit in pursuit of North America’s holy grail of duck hunting. Somateria spectabilis. The King Eider.
My hunting began as a 10-year old on the family farm in Wolfe County, Kentucky. It's the same farm my father started hunting at around age 10. It's also where my two daughters started hunting at 10 years old.
Three months before the Arkansas duck opener, Fish and Game put out a new regulation: No boat should pass another on the way to a coveted public land timber hole. That meant the boat racing was officially over.
In the deep winter freeze of the Alberta Bowzone, where late November temps can reach -40F, there are two considerations legendary whitetail outfitter and SITKA Athlete Jim Hole, Jr. prioritizes: keeping warm and completely silent to mimic the stealth and patience of an owl perched in a tree.
Chef Eduardo Garcia’s home, east of Bozeman, Montana, sits in a meadow that backs up to Ted Turner’s legendary Flying D Ranch, in the foothills of the Gallatin River Valley. By the time I arrived at lunchtime on a warm day in late May, Eduardo had already been at work in the kitchen for several hours.
Cole Kramer and Dustin Roe have been talking about Hunting Dagestan Tur for years. When they finally said they were leaving on an adventure, we wanted to see a little of what they saw. So we sent photographer Steven Drake along.