Setting the hook on a big muskie is thrilling. Coming tight on a bull redfish is a rush. But sinking a treble hook into a 15-foot, 1,000-pound prehistoric reptile? That’s a different experience altogether. There are a lot of ways to skin a gator hunt in the Southeast. But any hunt requires careful preparation, expertise, and specialized equipment. Here’s a look at the main tactics the pros use for catching these giant reptiles.
The National Wild Turkey Federation recognizes six different slams for wild turkeys, the most popular being the Grand Slam. To achieve a Grand Slam, a hunter must harvest the four most common subspecies of the American wild turkey (the Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande and Osceola). Jeff Budz of Florida has completed a Super Slam -- killing a wild turkey in each of the 49 states. He also has more Grand Slams than anyone else. Budz isn’t rich and believes everyone should take the time to get a Grand Slam, without going broke in the process. He shares his insight on how to accomplish this realistic goal...
The Backcountry Press has one of the largest USA fishing tournament directories in the country. Whether an event is for freshwater, saltwater, open water or ice fishing, they are listed in our directory. The 2021 fishing venues are in.
With more and more news on death and/or serious injuries regarding treestand accidents, The Backcountry Press wants to stress the importance of treestand safety. Take the FREE Treestand Safety Course from HUNTERcourse.com. It is The ONLY TMA approved online treestand safety course.