Category: Hunting History

The Strange History of the Cattle Blind

The principle of the hunting blind is nothing new. Seemingly since time immemorial, savvy sportsmen have been using whatever materials they have on hand to conceal their presence from their prey. In a pinch, anything from a downed tree to a good sized boulder can function as a serviceable hunting blind. For a brief period… Read more »

History of Hunting and Conservation in North America

Teddy Roosevelt once said that “The wildlife and its habitat cannot speak, so we must and we will.” This sentiment would soon become the cornerstone of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. At the turn of the 20th century, wildlife populations in North America were on the decline. Rampant habitat destruction and overexploitation had… Read more »