Joe Nichols looks out at his smiling audiences these days and sees lots of lips moving. It’s a great feeling to see his fans singing along with his latest hit song, which is basically a three-minute reminder that it’s OK to enjoy life. His upbeat “Good Day for Living” has a simple message that even Nichols seems to be taking to heart.
Having regulations in place to govern hunting is a good thing. It was the lack of these that caused the great decline of American game animals in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Still, some laws are odd, or even downright weird. These are some of the weirdest game laws that American hunters must abide by. Check out these 10 weird game laws still on the books.
So you’re headed to Glendale, Arizona for the Super Bowl. Congratulations to you, and whatever team you’re there for. You’ll undoubtedly have plenty of Super Bowl parties on your agenda, but in between mass consumption of cold beer and hot wings, you might want to get outside and explore the magnificent desert landscape that makes up metro Phoenix.
When I was 8 years old, I walked through my family’s Choctaw, Oklahoma, backwoods with a single shot .22, scanning the trees for squirrels. This gun had been passed down two generations in my family and the sights had become crooked, so catching a moving squirrel became a guessing game and I missed more than I hit. Nonetheless, I returned home to grandpa’s with a couple squirrels after every adventure.
Whether your season is starting right now or you’re wrapping up, there’s nothing worse than getting sidelined with an injury. Hunters who have to cover ground or anglers crossing unstable terrain both run the risk of knee injury. There are many preventative and strength building exercises you can do to help your knees, but many of them don’t reflect true conditions for the outdoorsman.