Hunting Lifestyle (17)

What a Beautiful Sound: The Snap of a Bow

It's as old as time itself. The bow and arrow continue to be a tool to harvest animals year after year. Our equipment may have been upgraded for power and speed, but the objective remains the same—keep your scent trail downwind of your prey's highly…

Ethical Hunting: The Ultimate Organic Food Source

Developing a sustainable lifestyle and eating truly organic, “farm-to-table” food is a rising trend all across the country. Whether people are actively trying to protect the environment or be more aware of where their own food comes from, these new hunters all know that they…

Respecting Others: The Gift of the Grouse Feather

Montana hunter education instructor Randy Allen has been an instructor for 15 years, and now he always shares this story. He says, "This is something that happened to me and my son last year that I now tell my classes about as a part of…

A Moose, My Son, and Bucks: Lessons from 2015 Hunts

This is a story from Montana Hunter Education instructor Bill Smith. He is a relatively new instructor, having joined in spring 2016, but brings a great deal of enthusiasm to his classroom. This is his story. I became an apprentice Montana Hunter Education Instructor in the…

Quick Reaction Saves Bowhunter From Cougar

Ed Beall has been a Montana bowhunter education instructor for 5 years, and owns Capital Sports, an outdoor sporting goods store. Though he is a life-long hunter, there was one hunt he'll never forget: when he was nearly a mountain lion's prey! I have enjoyed…