Author: Alex Robinson

Can Wyoming Fix Its Preference Point Problem for Big Game Tags?

Can Wyoming Fix Its Preference Point Problem for Big Game Tags?

Big-game hunters have another week to lend their thoughts about how Wyoming should amend its preference point system for bighorn sheep and [...]
Weed-Killing Chemical Used in Roundup Found in Majority of Urine Samples

Weed-Killing Chemical Used in Roundup Found in Majority of Urine Samples

A national government study found that the herbicide glyphosate was present in more than 80 percent of urine samples. The National Health [...]
One for the Diehards: The Latest Outdoor Life Is Here

One for the Diehards: The Latest Outdoor Life Is Here

WHILE THIS ISSUE was being pulled together, I skipped out for a morning to go turkey hunting with my buddy Josh Dahlke, the most fanatical [...]
The Best Advice Dad Ever Gave

The Best Advice Dad Ever Gave

There are a lot of things that sons and daughters can do to celebrate Father’s Day—take the old man fishing, buy him a gadget, or make him [...]
How to Butcher a Wild Turkey (and Get Every Last Cut of Meat)

How to Butcher a Wild Turkey (and Get Every Last Cut of Meat)

Wild turkey is my all-time favorite game meat. It’s easy to cook, it has plenty of rich flavor, and it’s just about impossible to beat fri [...]
Is Bird Flu a Threat to Wild Ducks and Geese?

Is Bird Flu a Threat to Wild Ducks and Geese?

Greg Kottsick, a waterfowl hunter from South Dakota, spent last weekend picking up dead snow geese—but he wasn’t hunting. Kottsick and a g [...]
The Survivor’s Mindset: The Latest Digital Edition of Outdoor Life Is Here

The Survivor’s Mindset: The Latest Digital Edition of Outdoor Life Is Here

Several years ago, I was on a paddling trip with a group of friends, one of whom was totally new to remote wilderness. Let’s call this fri [...]
In This Issue | Outdoor Life

In This Issue | Outdoor Life

Outdoor Life Online Editor BOATING SPECIAL by Frank Sargeant Built for SpeedFind something close to the perfect bass boat among the 2002 m [...]
The Midwest and South (Not the West) Are the Heartbeat of Hunting in America

The Midwest and South (Not the West) Are the Heartbeat of Hunting in America

Maybe you’ve read about the controversial proposed changes to Montana’s elk hunting season. Or maybe you’ve heard the Rinella brothers’ po [...]
Biden Administration Withdraws Leases for Controversial Mine Near Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Biden Administration Withdraws Leases for Controversial Mine Near Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

On Wednesday the Biden Administration dealt a potentially fatal blow to a proposed mining project near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area W [...]
Best Thermos for 2022 | Outdoor Life

Best Thermos for 2022 | Outdoor Life

The best thermos is durable, easy to clean and, of course, keeps your drink warm (when you want it warm) and cold (when you want it [...]
At the End of My Slowest Duck Season Ever, All I Wanted for Christmas Was a Limit of Mallards

At the End of My Slowest Duck Season Ever, All I Wanted for Christmas Was a Limit of Mallards

Duck hunting isn’t about shooting limits, or at least it shouldn’t be. I believe this deeply and I’ve written about it plenty (so has O [...]
New Edition of Outdoor Life: The Trophy Hunting Myth

New Edition of Outdoor Life: The Trophy Hunting Myth

There’s a common refrain in the hunting community: Trophy hunting is the dishonorable pursuit of the rich man trying to boost his ego, [...]
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