The Big Book of Big Game Hunting

If you were going to write a book about big game hunting – a big book about big game hunting – how would you know what to include? If you’d hunted all over the world, for all sorts of big critters, with all sorts of rifles, you’d have the experience to author such an encyclopedia. If
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CHASING DAD – From Under Orion

Today is my father’s birthday, and this is an excerpt from my book, Under Orion. Happy Birthday Dad! December 1964: The deer hunter set on a rock with his rifle across his lap. It was the last day of season and any deer was legal. He was hunting a ridge that fed down from a high
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It’s all about the shot!

The question of why we hunt is commonly asked. The answer is really very simple. We hunt because we are designed to do it. Hunting is deeply imbedded in the human DNA. It is how we fulfill the first – and all – of the three primary aspects of survival – sustenance, shelter
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Asking for Research Assistance

I’m conducting some research with regard to shooters who own Scout Rifles or who are interested in Scout Rifles. I’m of the opinion that even though the Scout Rifle is considered a one-rifle answer or the only rifle you need, most who own or want one have a lot of other gu
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Why Hunt?

From time to time we are posed with the question of why we hunt. Generally the answers are laced with explanations where genetic disposition and conservation are combined in an effort to justify the endeavor. While this might be a scientific explanation of reality, it falls short in e
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What do you want?

Tomorrow is the first day of 2014 and here is your chance to let me know what you would like to see on Empty Cases next year. Don’t hold back, comments are free.
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Hunters Lunch

Sometimes the best part of the hunt ends up in your tummy. Marlin 1894 in .327 Federal, Case Hobo knife, Mountain Khaki hat, Sitka gloves and sharp cheddar cheese and beef stick.
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