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Ted Nugent: School is in Session – Hunting Education 101

The kids’ eyes looked like they would bug out of their happy faces. Oohs and ahhhs permeated the 4th grade classroom and the boys and girls were clearly gaga with fascinated excitement. I hauled the giant buffalo head around the room as I told thrilling stories of wild Indians on horseback with their bows...

Mathews' new Creed XS compound bow

Mathews’ Hot New Bows for 2014: Creed XS, Chill R

After months of waiting and some last-minute promo over the weekend to get fans and hunters stoked, Mathews has revealed two new compound bows for its 2014 lineup – the Creed XS and Chill R. The Creed XS has a compact profile, weighing 3.80 pounds on a 28-inch axle-to-axle frame. It’s powered by the...

Celebrate hunting!

Ted Nugent: Lethal Deer Hunters Must Improvise, Adapt and Overcome

Ok, I admit it. I’m drunk. Stoned. Wasted. Tipsy. Inebriated. Schnookered. Zombied. Ozzylike. Hopelessly out of control and staggering aimlessly like a lost soul with no direction known. I am well into October and my ponytail has been erect since the early 60s. That’s the 1960s, not my 60s! (It’s all perfectly legal so...

Archery Hunts to go on Despite Shutdown

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Department of Military Affairs still are planning to hold the 2013 Camp Ripley archery hunts scheduled for Oct. 26-27, and Nov. 2-3. “Hunts at Camp Ripley are important to our archers, and many plan for this event a year in advance,” said Beau Liddell, area wildlife...

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Reading Clues From Your Arrow Before Tracking Your Deer

So, you’ve made what you believe is a good, ethical shot on a buck or doe and then you watched it take off through the woods like you have before. Or maybe it’s your first deer with a bow and you’re so geeked you can’t stand it. Salute! But in either case, getting down...

Nicole McClain on Deer & Deer Hunting

Nicole McClain: The Front and Back Door of Deer Hunting

Join Nicole on Facebook for more tips, advice and inspiration! By Nicole McClain It’s dark. You stand facing south and the wind is breezing past your tired eyes. There’s a soybean field to your left and could be used as a cut-through, which is 50 yards east of your closest stand. There is also...