Oregon Man Eats Bear Meat, Fights Brown Bear, Dies

The 46-year-old claimed his wild game diet gave him the strength of a wild animal. He was wrong. MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford resident Carl Haynesworth, 46, was killed by an Alaskan Brown Bear last week after attempting to "strangle it with his bare hands," witnesses say. Although the hunter was in possession of a rifle, … Continue reading Oregon Man Eats Bear Meat, Fights Brown Bear, Dies

Guest Column: It’s all “Pay to Play,” and we ain’t Talking about College Football

Not every company can compete on quality. “Due to a binding endorsement contract that stipulates I mention PowerAde at each grace, I just wanna say that PowerAde is delicious, and it cools you off on a hot summer day and we look forward to PowerAde's release of mystic mountain blueberry. Thank you for all your … Continue reading Guest Column: It’s all “Pay to Play,” and we ain’t Talking about College Football

Woman Hunting Influencer Can’t Believe Only Men Comment on Her Videos

The Montana resident remains conflicted about how to handle it. BOZEMAN – Popular influencer, vlogger and huntress Isabella Kaumstane, who uses the name "Backcountry Bella" online, is reportedly shocked at the lack of women who follow her on social media. The California native has gained in popularity over the past two years – particularly with … Continue reading Woman Hunting Influencer Can’t Believe Only Men Comment on Her Videos

The Five Dumbest Things Influencers Say When Addressing Criticism

In no particular order. It’s becoming more and more common for hunting influencers to act shocked and defensive when social media users begin to call them out for doing or saying something stupid. Many of these celebrities even appear to be surprised when a group of people don’t agree with them on every topic. Rather … Continue reading The Five Dumbest Things Influencers Say When Addressing Criticism

Boy Who Hasn’t Been Alive Long Enough to Have an Opinion is Excited to Become a Hunting Influencer

Anti-Boomer rhetoric and a non-ironic mullet are apparently all it takes to become a leading voice in the hunting community. MILTON, GA – Internet personality, avid hunter and University of Georgia freshman Kade Dickley has always felt at home in the spotlight. His father, Rick, is a successful lawyer and often featured a younger Kade … Continue reading Boy Who Hasn’t Been Alive Long Enough to Have an Opinion is Excited to Become a Hunting Influencer

Looking Like You Hunt is More Important than Actually Hunting, Experts Say

Social media marketing places an emphasis on looking the part, reality be damned. Instagram users looking to make a quick buck need only to pretend they're hunting, marketing experts say. The multi-billion dollar industry is seeing a shift in how hunting brands create an "emotional connection" with their customers, and influencers are leading the charge. … Continue reading Looking Like You Hunt is More Important than Actually Hunting, Experts Say

Man thought to be Crazed Hiker is Well-Known Hunting Celebrity

Reports of a Colorado man's erratic behavior in the backcountry nearly prompted a full-scale search and rescue effort. DENVER – A Colorado hunter felt relief Sunday evening when he discovered a man exhibiting "erratic" behavior was actually a well-known hunting YouTube celebrity. Kayden Brayden, of Steamboat Springs, says he first noticed the celebrity while searching … Continue reading Man thought to be Crazed Hiker is Well-Known Hunting Celebrity

Huntress Psychology and Behavior: A TAB Study

"Huntresses," who are very different from women hunters, are taking social media by storm. Why? And what can we do? Abstract Social media platforms have exploded in popularity over the past 15 years. Research for this study was conducted primarily on Instagram, which boasts 1.085 billion active users worldwide. While huntresses can be found on … Continue reading Huntress Psychology and Behavior: A TAB Study