Articles by Ty Stockton

(Im)patiently awaiting my new Buck knife

October 15, 2021 // 0 Comments

I bought a Buck knife about 10 years ago when I went to an outdoor writers’ conference. I bought it from the Buck Knives booth in the vendor area. The surprising thing [...]

I wish I could just become a lumberjack

October 14, 2021 // 0 Comments

A few years ago, my wife and I decided to start gathering our own firewood, instead of buying it. After that first year of cutting my own wood, I think the people who sell [...]

If you carry, carry concealed

October 13, 2021 // 0 Comments

When Walmart announced it was going to restrict the types of ammo and guns it sells in its stores, there was a lot of uproar around Wyoming. But I say more power to ‘em. I [...]

There should always be time for hunting

October 12, 2021 // 0 Comments

I skipped the week-long archery hunt this year, because I felt like I was too busy at work to take the time off. Now I’m regretting that. I was just as busy last year, but [...]

I wish there were a market for dog hair

October 11, 2021 // 0 Comments

My Australian Shepherd sheds enough in the fall to make a new dog every week. It doesn’t matter if I brush her every single day, and even multiple times a day. She just [...]

Keep your game covered on the way home

October 8, 2021 // 0 Comments

When you’re coming home from a successful hunt this year, you’ll probably be pretty proud of your achievement. And deservedly so. Hunting takes skill, perseverance, [...]

Save the drinks until you’re back at camp

October 7, 2021 // 0 Comments

You can’t beat the combination of a new shotgun and an old bird dog. Or a campfire and s’mores. OK, so that second one was a bit of a stretch. But you know what I mean. [...]

Ditch the technology and get outdoors

October 6, 2021 // 0 Comments

With the proliferation of new-age gadgets, wing-dings and hoo-haws, we have plenty to worry about. Those things are supposed to make our lives easier, but I spend about 70 [...]

Snipe hunting is no joke — it’s a blast

October 5, 2021 // 0 Comments

I’m constantly surprised by the number of people who think I’m trying to put one over on them when I tell them I’m going snipe hunting. It’s amazing how strong those [...]

Volunteer to coach young shooters

October 4, 2021 // 0 Comments

Some may say it’s ridiculous, but I think teaching our kids about guns is the best way to prevent future violent acts committed with firearms. Those who were not raised [...]
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