Russell Worth Parker


The Women of the Palace

From a 1920s cottage on the Georgia coast, generations of Southern outdoorswomen gave a wide-eyed young boy an education in the ways of the water, the ethics of the hunt, and the infinite beauty of the natural world


Mike Hester’s Dogged Pursuit

With sheer determination, Mike Hester has spent decades turning his family’s farm into a hotbed of wild quail and champion bird dogs. And it all traces back to a love of the hunt

Sporting South

An Arkansas Hunting Lodge That’s Changing the Game

For Jonathan Wilkins, the trips he organizes through his Black Duck Revival in Arkansas aren’t about guarded spots, bragging rights, or limiting out on game. They’re about giving everyone a taste of the hunt

Arts & Culture

A Writer Returns to the Woods of His Youth

The people who help shape us might not always be with us long, but a wild spirit can live on forever

Arts & Culture

What Really Happened to the Crew of the H.L. Hunley?

A Duke University researcher’s fascinating new book on the Civil War submarine shines new light on a longstanding mystery

Good Dog

Four-Star Canine

A marine’s account of the best gift a dog could have given him