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Barnett Whitetail Hunter

Hot Gear: Tough Crossbow Cases Protect Your Investment

Returning last autumn from a hunt at Wicked Outfitters in southeast Kansas, I put my suitcase on the scale at the airport and then my crossbow case. It’s the Plano Manta case, which is big and solid and protects my bow incredibly well. Like other Plano hardshell cases, it has a PillarLock system for...

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Make Your Deer Mineral Sites Even Better with These Tips

White-tailed deer need minerals for overall health, milk production for fawns and antler growth during the spring and summer months. Without minerals, deer struggle to achieve their maximum potential. Deer get minerals through natural forage and supplemental forage, of course. But they also seek areas where they live where minerals are present. You can...

Braised venison neck with cream cheese polenta is easy and delicious! (Photo: Food for Hunters)

The Best Venison Recipe You Definitely Should Try

Deer necks often are tossed because hunters don’t want to fool with them, but that’s quite a mistake to make because of the amount of great venison available. I think part of it is a regional thing. In the Southeast I’ve never heard, with any regularity, hunters discussing the neck meat while in camp or...

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Incredibly Warm Hunting Jacket, Pant Gets Big Facelift

Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, has reintroduced the Timberline Jacket and Pant. Newly developed bombproof textiles, taped WINDSTOPPER® fabrics, and an uncompromising level performance, earns the new Timberline Series a spot in every mountain hunter’s arsenal. The Timberline Jacket’s performance fit features a boby-mapped Micro Grid Fleece insulation to keep...

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Just How Good of a Deer Tracker Are You?

It’s a simple question we sometimes ask ourselves: Just how good are we at tracking a deer after we’ve made a shot with a bow or firearm? Some hunters are fantastic trackers. They are excited about finding the deer, but they don’t panic or get into a rush. Being thorough, taking your time even...

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Hot Gear: Celestron Humminbird ED Micro Spotting Scope

If you spend any time at all outdoors you can probably remember occasions when you wished you could have taken a closer look at something that was too far away to see in detail. Maybe you were on a fishing trip, or scouting a new place to hunt, or were on vacation or simply...

Cast iron skillets have been used for decades by 5-star chefs and home cooks to make great meals. They're durable, versatile and will last for many years with proper care whether you're cooking in the kitchen with your family or at deer camp with your buddies.

Iron Skillets Combine Nostalgia, History and Great Cooking

One of my fondest memories is of going to my great-grandmother’s house on Sunday after church for dinner — we called the noon meal dinner and evening meal supper, as good ol’ Southerners do — and seeing her cooking with her cast iron skillets. I don’t know how many she had and, unfortunately, was...

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Fish & Wildlife Distributes More Than $1.1B to States

The keystone of annual funding for state wildlife agencies was put into place on March 6, 2016, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s distribution of $1.1 billion in revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. The funding, which supports critical state environmental conservation and recreation projects throughout...