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Mossy Oak BreakUp Country camouflage is the newest pattern from the Mississippi-based company.

Best Apparel for 2015: Mossy Oak Debuts New Break-Up Country

Remember those days when our camouflage was an olive drab Army jacket or something brown with black Sharpie scribbles, or just good ol’ red-and-black checkerboard wool? If you’re of a certain age then yeah, you remember those days. And if you’re of a certain age you remember when a guy started a company that...

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Deer Talk Now: Three Biggest Bloodtrailing Mistakes

What do you know about bloodtrailing a deer? Just follow the track you think the deer took? Use a big light? Spray some kind of blood juice on the ground to make things shine? Maybe you should get on your knees and hands to become the deer? Or maybe you could, if you’ve exhausted...

Matt Moss with his 216-inch triple beam Mississippi monster buck! (Photo: Mississippi Sportsman)

Gut Instincts Help Hunter Topple Three-Beamed Record Buck

Sometimes when we’re hunting we look at a map or the sign-out board and figure, “Eh, why not? I’ll hunt that old barn by the cutover and see what happens.” Sometimes it pays off. Sometimes you come back to camp and wonder why you didn’t choose another stand. Matt Moss had one of those...

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Veteran Conservation Officer Tapped to Lead State Agency

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a new law enforcement director, Col. Curtis Brown. Brown, who is known among his colleagues at the FWC and partner agencies for his passionate dedication to conservation, will oversee more than 1,000 employees in the FWC’s Division of Law Enforcement. He’ll direct their efforts to protect Florida’s...

PSE Archery Decree new for 2015

Best Bows for 2015: PSE Decree Leads Strong Lineup for Deer Hunters

It’s always interesting to ponder a bow when you’re sitting in a tree stand or ground blind, or it’s interesting to me. I mean, it’s a simple contraption that has been around for centuries: Stick, string, pointy stick that flies toward a target. That’s the basic version, of course. Stick. String. Pointy stick. Fwingggg!...

Lentil Soup with Venison and Sausage hits the spot on a chilly autumn evening! (Photo: GameandGarden.com)

Warm Up This Weekend With Lentil Venison Soup

Simply put, this looks pretty doggone fantastic. This rib-sticking recipe comes to us from Stacy Harris, author of Happy Healthy Family, who said it’s one of her family’s favorites. “This is a scruptious one-pot meal that is healthy and extraordinarily packed with flavor,” she said on her website, Game and Garden. “The lentil’s flavor is...

David Blanton with Realtree make a super shot with this CVA muzzleloader on this great Oklahoma buck. Congrats!

Check Muzzleloader Accuracy Before Late-Season Hunts

We all know that damp conditions and rain can affect muzzleloaders if our powder gets wet, but can seasonal differences in temperature have an effect on your accuracy? When you’re at the range in summer and it’s 83 or 90 degrees — maybe with some humidity, too — will your dialed-in smokepole be hitting...