Author Archives: John Stallone

August 08

Hunting And Fitness : Ramping it up before the Season Opener

Hunting And Fitness : Ramping it up before the Season Opener It occurred to me more than a few years ago that nothing I was doing in the gym really got me to where I needed to be come hunting season. Each year I would bust my butt to get “In Shape” for my hunts […]

August 06

How to fit your backpack to your body – Proper backpack adjustment

How To Fit A Backpack I suffered for many seasons using a backpack that was not suited for me, and of course I didn’t realize until I had a proper fitting backpack what I was missing . FIT IS EVERYTHING, and not every pack fits every person. The proper pack makes a 40 lb. load […]

August 04

Copper vs Lead bullets… Are you poisoning your game meat?

Copper vs Lead bullets for hunting … Are you poisoning your game meat? So I decided to go down this rabbit hole hoping I could find some definitive answers to my questions: Does shooting game with lead bullets really increase your Blood lead levels? Are there ways to process game to minimize your risk? What […]

July 20

Spot and Stalk Hunting … for the not sneaky

Spot and Stalk Ambush Hunting … Spot and Stalk Hunting … for the not sneaky Many of us use spot and stalk strategies in our hunting especially in big open areas. This style of hunting requires the hunter to be : 1) proficient at glassing 2) able to pick a route and execute it 3) […]

July 17

 Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List

 Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List I do a lot of traveling and often stay at some less than desirable  motels for my hunting adventures and bed bugs are always in the back of my mind. So I try to keep an eye out for obvious signs of bed bugs when I am traveling and […]

July 16

Perform better in the field and on the range:

Perform better in the field and on the range: By John Stallone CSCS,BS Exercise Physiology,  MS Rangeland Management and Ecology It’s no big secret that the key to precision shooting, from a conditioning stand point is proprioception…. For those of you who are not familiar with the term… proprioception is the sense of the relative […]

June 16

Why Phoenix Shooting bags?

Ultra-Lightweight Shooting Bags Improve Long-Range Accuracy in the Field Phoenix Shooting Bags front and rear bags weigh just a few ounces, can be carried into the backcountry.     Created by hunters through trial and error in the field, Phoenix Shooting Bags are a one-of-a-kind lightweight and durable shooting bag designed to improve long-range rifle […]

June 06

How to choose the right Hunting Podcast for you

How to choose the right Hunting Podcast for you: Submitted By Joseph R. Hunting Podcasts and podcasting in general have grown in popularity over the past two years its seems as if anyone with a computer can and has started a podcast. So how do you decipher what’s right for you? Well one would think […]

June 05

New World Record Non-Typical Coues’ Deer in Arizona

New World Record Non-Typical Coues’ Deer The cat is out of the bag that Arizona keeps producing more and more World Record Coues’ Deerthan any other place you can hunt them. Yes Mexico has a lot of big bucks and more “untouched” country to hunt them but if you want to shoot a world record […]

May 22

The Death of the Hunting Industry

The Death of the Hunting Industry -The Future of hunting I’m not sure if most of us realize that in order for hunting to continue to be part of our lifestyle and heritage our numbers must remain at a level that is impactful. We have lost 2.2 million hunters since 2011 and are losing approximately […]