South Connellsville Rod & Gun Club Blog

How to Pack for an Alaskan DIY Float Hunt for Moose

Hunting All the gear you need to round up for the backcountry adventure of a lifetime Alaska is incredible—but it can also be deadly. Good gear will help you weather the weather, be it snow, rain, wind, or shine. It’ll help you sleep at night, keep you… Powered by WPeMatico

10 Reasons People Get Lost in the Wild

Survival Here’s how getting lost can happen to the best of us Between the years of 1992 and 2007, our national parks were the site of 65,439 search and rescue (SAR) incidents. In this day of technology, how does that still happen? Powered by WPeMatico

8 Great Broadheads for Crossbow Hunting

Gear A quick look at the best crossbow broadheads from the leading manufacturers Crossbows are lighter, quieter, and faster than ever before. Despite all the technological advances, the truth is the broadhead at the end of a bolt is really what… Powered by WPeMatico

Beagles, Religion, and Rabbit Hunting in the Pennsylvania Hills

Hunting Pennsylvania Pastor Robert Ford finds his calling amid his flock and a pack of beagles. Methodist pastor Bob Ford, nicknamed the Beagle Bard for his fondness for writing about his hounds, has a stature reminiscent of his days as a tight-end playing college… Powered by WPeMatico

Book Review: Path of the Puma

Open Country A Q&A with hunter and author Jim Williams Jim Williams is a hunter, biologist and conservationist in Montana. His lifelong passion has been wild cats – particularly the mysterious creature called mountain lion,… Powered by WPeMatico

Testing the Big Horn Armory Model 89

Guns What makes this rifle such an effective thumper in thick cover and close quarters Big Horn Armory’s Model 89 is made with the craftsmanship and attention to detail that used to be par for the course for American gunmakers. Powered by WPeMatico

Hunting a Record Bighorn in Broken Country

Hunting A young hunter and his dad dedicate their season to a ram that turns out to be a new world record A young hunter and his dad dedicate their season to a ram that turns out to be a new world record… Powered by WPeMatico

7 New Non-Toxic Upland Bird Hunting Loads for 2018

Hunting Lead-free loads for pheasant, quail, and other upland birds Today, there are several specialty steel, tungsten, tungsten-steel hybrids, and bismuth options to choose from. The following loads were designed specifically for… Powered by WPeMatico

The Longest Walk: Packing Big Game Out of the Backcountry

Hunting From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a few meat-laden steps Packing a big-game animal out of the woods or mountains stands alone. You’ve already worked and struggled and been rewarded with the terrific payoff of a successful… Powered by WPeMatico