– Story by Shooting Sportsman Endorsed Lodge Program, as seen in Shooting Sportsman – More than any other state, South Dakota is synonymous with pheasant hunting, and it likely will always be the ringneck capital of America. If you find yourself hunting at The Signature Lodge by Cheyenne Ridge Outfitters, in Pierre, […]

Chaos on the Line – Teaser Article

Flyfishing for Okavango River Tigerfish – Story by Gavin Harvey, a preview of his story in The Sporting Life – It is easy to lose yourself in the bends and twists of an unfamiliar delta river network. This one, in the northern panhandle of the Okavango Delta, threads for miles through a […]

On Larry Ellison’s island Lanai, a surprise tourist activity: Hunting

– Story by Christine Hitt, as seen in SFGate – In the early hours of the morning, camouflaged hunters congregate in the lobby of a Four Seasons Resort on the island of Lanai. It’s not a sight most people expect to see in Hawaii, especially at tech mogul Larry Ellison’s wildly expensive resort, […]

A Return to the Roar at Tipiliuke

– Story by Gavin Harvey, as seen in The Sporting Life – The Toyota Hilux slowed to a stop and Adrian, my guide, became fixed on something eastward. I looked in his direction, across this dry, grass and scrub covered valley. The land stretched away, slowly climbing for a mile or […]

A Long-Awaited Spanish Adventure

– Story by Brant Wade – Early last year, my wife and I started planning a long-anticipated vacation to Europe. Pandemic restrictions and concerns had subsided and the time was right. And since we were going to Europe, the next logical step for me was to call my good friends at […]

Headwaters on the Soque

– Story by Christiana Roussel, Birmingham Home & Garden – – IG handles: @christiana.roussel & @birminghamhomeandgarden – Nestled in Habersham County in Northeast Georgia’s Appalachian Mountains lies the picturesque Soque River, a fly-fishing heaven here on earth. For nearly 30 miles, the river wends its way through mostly privately-owned properties, with owners […]


– Story by Joe Healy, Shooting Sportsman – So you love the outdoors, hunting and fishing; want to help preserve wild places and ensure that wild creatures thrive; and enjoy sharing your enthusiasm for outdoor recreation with others. Well, a new four-year major at Auburn University may be right down […]

Visiting Atlanta? Don’t Miss These Nearby Outdoor Sporting Gems

– Story by Chris Dorsey, Forbes Travel Contributor – I walk toward an orange and white English setter that is as motionless as a leopard before the pounce, the dog puffing quail scent like a man drawing the flicker of life into a cigar. I am only a two-hour drive […]

In the Blind

– Story by Nathan Sparks. Photos by Nathan Sparks and Alexis Greene – It’s just before dawn when we step out of the truck. The peaceful murmuring of the North Platte River creates a pleasant background to the sound of our boots on the frozen ground. It’s so perfect; it’s […]

Lucky at the Honey Hole

Quail hunting at the Beretta Shooting Grounds is always a pleasure and sometimes, it’s downright magical.  This post from friend, client, and wordsmith Robert Parvin Williams captures the magic of one such experience.  His words make me relive that special day, which is without a doubt the best quail hunt […]


Eddie Bauer – Wildlife biologist, destination hunting guide, and owner/operator of the High Adventure Company

John Burrell has guided hunting and fishing in world-class locations, from Zimbabwe and New Zealand to Uruguay, Alaska, and Argentina. From fly-fishing in Patagonia and wing shooting in South Dakota to hunting big game in Africa, Burrell’s High Adventure Company has assembled the finest collection of sporting lodges worldwide. One of his favorites is Tipiliuke in Argentina, a wing-shooting and fly-fishing paradise that recently hosted former President Jimmy Carter and was named top lodge in Patagonia with an Anglers Choice Award.

Garden & Gun – Searching for Monster Trout on Georgia’s Soque River

In the headwaters, cornfields in the valleys nudge against sycamores and mountain laurel as the river, here little more than a creek, twists through banks clad in vine and wildflowers. Farther downstream, it gathers flow from limestone springs, and its rock-ribbed pools are cooled in the shade of soaring hemlock groves. The Soque River (pronounced so-quee) flows for about thirty miles contained in a single county—Habersham, merely four counties northeast of metro Atlanta—an intimacy that lends it a homey, winsome, tucked-just-out-of-sight appeal.

Shooting Sportsman – The Adventurous Life

John Burrell drops two shells into his over/under as deftly as he would plunk Alka Seltzer into a glass of water. Plop, plop. He eases closed the gun and slips into the grass, stopping shy of the staunch setter. At the handler’s command, the pin is pulled from the waiting cocker, which launches like a grenade into the cover, blowing the covey of quail skyward.