Hunting, Waterfowl

The Kent Island pilgrimage

KENT ISLAND, Md. – I looked at the permanent blind sitting just a couple hundred yards off the northern tip of Kent Island, staring directly into a slow, west wind.  Though a county in England, the likely origin of Kent Island’s moniker, kent is Scottish word – past tense of ken – that means “know.” That […]

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Cooking

RECIPE: Venison tikka masala

On these cold, winter days, nothing hits better than a warm and spicy meal. So I looked to India for the inspiration for this Tikka Masala, and instead of traditional meat, I had a few nice deer sirloins calling my name from the freezer. Take note, this can take some time to prepare, so if […]

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Hunting

The story of a gun: A family Harrington and Richardson Topper 58

Outdoor Life recently published an article by Durrell Smith about an old .410 shotgun being brought back to life. The title, “Granddaddy’s Gun,” is one that should rouse any traditional hunter or gun enthusiast’s curiosity. Many of our stories at camp or over a couple of drinks with hunting buddies start with, “I remember when […]

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