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Conservation Situation: Protecting The Hunt

By Josh Boyd Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, once said, “I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right…

Top Tips for Keeping Your Meat Tasty

By Mark Fike One of the best things about hunting is that we get to take meat home when we successfully harvest our game. However, sometimes our family members may decide that the meals we get from the meat are…

Lead Sleds: Are They Helping or Hurting?
By Mike Willis The Lead Sled is a tool that has grown in popularity within the shooting community.  This portable bench rest setup has changed the game for many shooters throughout the world. It seems that whenever a person buys…
Breaking and Smoking a Brain-Tanned Hide
By Chris Ball Well, experience makes fools of us all eventually.  I have to admit, my first attempt to finish a brain tanned hide was not the success I was hoping for. But from my failures, I learned several lessons…
Bow Shooting How To’s
By Holly Overman In preparation for bow season, there are many things to do. This includes things like scouting, studying the land, checking trail cams, and getting your stands up. However, it's also important to shoot the bow as well.…
Early Archery Mule Deer Hunt Leads to Some Unexpected Encounters

By Mike Willis It was August 30th and the archery season for mule deer opened up here in Idaho. I can’t possibly put into words how excited I was to break out my gear again after what seemed like forever. …

Hunt Like You Were Never There: Low Pressure Deer Hunting Tactics
By Josh Boyd Every summer, a countless number of eager outdoorsmen and women sift through a myriad of trail camera photos in preparation for the season to come. With every passing week, and successive check of the cameras, anticipation builds…
Can a Snapping Turtle Bite off a Finger?
By Whit Gibbons Can a snapping turtle really bite off a finger? Should anglers be concerned when a big turtle is on the other end of the line instead of a fish? The underhanded answer, like the one given for…
Tracking Wounded Game
By Mark Fike If you hunt enough, it’ll happen. It is never pleasant and real hunters try hard to avoid the necessity of having to blood trail an animal. We all strive for the perfect humane shot that ends the…
Brain Tanning a Hide

By Chris Ball In the colonial days of America, the Long Hunters of the Blue Ridge Mountains typically resorted to the method of Brain Tanning to preserve the hides they hunted. At its core, this means to use the brains…

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