South Connellsville Rod & Gun Club Blog

5 Things Outdoorsmen Need to Know About the Public Lands Package

Open Country The Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act S. 47 earlier this week, now it heads to the House On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed the largest public lands bill that we’ve seen in a decade. It approved the bill by an overwhelming 98-2 vote. The legislation, known… Powered by WPeMatico

How to Build Emergency Winter Shelters

Survival Makeshift habitats you can build to survive a crisis during the coldest months of the year When you find yourself wet or poorly dressed in the winter wilds, or you’re just stuck somewhere unexpectedly for the night, you need to be able to build a shelter using… Powered by WPeMatico

The Perfect Cartridge for Pelts

Guns If you simply want to kill a furbearer, then shoot a large load. But if you want to protect and preserve the pelt, consider these three options Three of the best rifle cartridges for shooting furbearing predators without causing catastrophic damage to the pelt. Powered by WPeMatico

The 18 Best Knives of 2019, Tested

Gear We put the top folders, fixed blades, and replaceable blades through the wringer to see which models make the cut A head to head comparison of the latest knives from leading manufacturers to see which blades are the sharpest, most durable, and comfortable to handle in fishing or… Powered by WPeMatico

9 Essentials to Hunt Like a Mountain Man

Gear If you’ve ever wanted to take wild game the way Jeremiah Johnson and Hugh Glass did, here’s where to start Hunting wild game with primitive weapons and tools is a challenge, but with the right gear, it’s one of the most unique experiences in the outdoors. Powered by WPeMatico

3 Strategies for Catching More Winter Wahoo

Fishing When the seas get rough in paradise, test your back, shoulder, and arms on hard-hitting scissor jaws Wahoo migrate south during winter, and the key to finding fish, is following their favorite baits. Powered by WPeMatico

3 Egg-Fly Tricks to Catch More Steelhead

Fishing Take the guesswork out of egg-fly selection to catch more steelheead on Great Lakes tributaries from Minnesota to New York There is no single egg pattern that works better than others, but there are elements of egg patterns that can help you trigger a strike. Powered by WPeMatico

Will Scaring Asian Carp Prevent them from Spreading?

Fishing A project to keep invasive Asian carp from entering Kentucky’s Lake Barkley that stalled because of the government shutdown is back on track Researchers hope an air compressor that produces bubbles continuously, along with a blaring underwater sound machine, will deter the bighead and silver subspecies of… Powered by WPeMatico