Location Guides

Dove hunting in Texas is a unique tradition. On September 1 of every year, opening day signals the end of a long, hot summer, and the beginning of the hunting season. It’s the first chance Lone Star State sportsmen have to break out the camo, harvest wild game and enjoy the unique camaraderie you can only experience du…

Thanks to superb habitat made possible by decades of conservation and management efforts, South Dakota is home to more than 7.5 million pheasants and is widely considered the best destination in the world for pheasant hunting. Last year alone, hunters bagged more than a million birds during pheasant season. SOUTH DAKOT…

The waters off the Costa Rica-Panama border on the Caribbean Sea side are a fantastic location for catching monster tarpon on the fly. I recently tapped into this adventure with my dad and our friend, saltwater fly fishing expert Captain Mark Martin, at his Tarponville lodge. Located on the dense rainforest shores of M…

Very little is known about the Atlantic tarpon (Megalops atlanticus). Their life cycle, migrations and habits are still mostly a mystery. But when they show up in the inshore waters, bays and estuaries of Florida’s extensive coastline, tarpon bring in tens of thousands of anglers, of all different persuasions, looking…

There’s no better place on the planet to chase trophy bass than Texas. Oh sure, you may find bigger fish in places like Florida and California, but when it comes to the variety of fishable waters and shear numbers of fish, there’s no competing with the virtually unlimited opportunities available in the Lone Star State.…

For decades, the Cordoba Province of northern Argentina has been talk of the wingshooting community and recognized as the world’s leading destination for high-volume dove hunting. Millions of doves pepper the sky on an average day in the northern area of Cordoba, providing high quality hunts for thousands of visitors o…

There’s no better place on the planet to hunt whitetail deer than Texas. Oh sure, you may find bigger deer in places like Wisconsin and Canada, but when it comes to the variety of habitat and sheer size of the deer population, there’s no competing with the virtually unlimited opportunities available in the Lone Star St…

During an eight-day road trip from Texas to Montana, Lindsay Kennedy and her husband Byron drove 3,000 miles through six states, fished two rivers, caught four different types of fish, visited three national parks and one national monument, reached 12,200 feet (by vehicle), met three French Canadian motorcyclists, and…

You sit there thinking about how hot it is outside, how many sunflower seeds you’ve chewed up and how cold the water would be if you fell in. All the while, nature goes by like the passing wind. Tiny caddis hatch off the river’s edge, an osprey makes a high pass on a fish, and minnows scurry in all directions from a ca…

Africa is so much more than the Big Five, but it’s hard not to let the familiar images soon begin playing in your mind: lions roaring; elephants trumpeting; cape buffalo lurking in long grass; rhinos standing stately under a thorn tree; leopards prowling in the gathering darkness. Encountering one of these animals firs…