The lawless years
- Man, always a hunter. Samuel, Dave // Bowhunter;Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p82
Presents study findings on the function and uses of hunting in prehistoric times. Effect of hunting activities on human's genetic makeup; Evidences of hunting activities of the Neanderthals according to an article in `National Geographic'; Impact of Indians' hunting on ungulate populations in...
- Lost in time. // Conservationist;Nov92, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p38
Profiles an amateur archaeologist who recreates ancient hunting methods as he hunts with an unusual weapon called an atlatl. Description of an atlatl; History of the atlatl weapon; The Paleo Indians; More.
- `A rag, a bone, a hank of hair...'. Merritt, Jim // Field & Stream;Dec96, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p46
Explores the background history of the use of decoys in hunting expeditions. Determination of age of Lovelock decoys by carbon dating; Use of tethered live birds by ancient Egyptians; Use of reed head masks by Sioux indians; Dressing up in animals skins. INSET: The `modern' decoy', by George...
- The white men who killed the buffalo included Jim White,... Robinson, Charles M. // Wild West;Apr97, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p22
Presents information on white men who killed the great buffalo herds in the 1870s. Involvement of Jim White, Wyatt Earp and Billy Dixon in killing herds; Historical review of buffalo hunting; Dangers encountered while hunting buffalo herds.
- A gathering force. McGuire, J.A. // Outdoor Life;Feb98, Vol. 201 Issue 1, p61
Recounts several articles featured in the periodical `Outdoor Life' from 1918-1927 focusing on hunting. Includes use of the Browning Automatic Rifle in 1918 for combat; Establishment of the first fisheries college at the University of Washington in 1919; Introduction of the M-39 22RF Lever...
- A Sportsman's Eden. Wonders, Karen // Beaver;Oct/Nov99, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p26
Examines the critical role the pursuit of sport and adventure in defining Canada to the outside world and to the settlement of the Canadian West. Animals that could be found in the northern ranges of Canada's Rocky Mountains; What prevented Western Canada from becoming anything more than a...
- Decoys for Home and HUNT. DABBS, LAUREL // Early American Life;Feb2016, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p66
The article provides a brief history of duck decoy making and a step-by-step process for crafting one, either for a display on mantel or lure waterfowl in local pond.
- A new deal for game conservation. // Outdoor Life;Mar98, Vol. 201 Issue 2, p69
Looks back on important events in the history of hunting, as covered by `Outdoor Life' magazine in all its 100 years of publication. Includes the imposition of a fifteen-bird daily limit on ducks in 1928; Conservationist Aldo Leopold's winning of the Easter award in 1931; Feature on pioneering...
- Fakes are not only for the birds. Atwill, Lionel // Field & Stream;Dec96, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p50
Explores various aspects in the use of big-game decoys. Philosophy of Mel Dutton about deer decoys; Reaction of male animal; Instructions in the setting up of decoy markers; Use of scents and calls. INSETS: Less-than-great pretenders, by L.A.;For safety's sake, by L.A..