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Alan Clemons’ Pick of the Day: Stealth Cam G42 NG

Whether you run game cameras year-round or at very specific times, the bottom line is you want a camera that works, provides great images and video, and will last through weather changes in summer or winter. “On property where I hunt, game cameras never had been used until a couple of years ago when...

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Special Deer Hunts Offered to Assist with Preserve Management

Increased deer populations can seriously affect native plant communities, and for this reason, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will coordinate special deer hunts at three state nature preserves to help preserve the rare and protected plants that grow on these properties. Goll Woods in Fulton County, Lawrence Woods in Hardin County and Lake...

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Bushnell Elite Series: Best Bargain for Deer Hunting Scopes?

Bushnell Optics has retooled its popular Elite Series line of scopes to make it easier for you to find the best scope for deer hunting. You’ll get the great features of the Bushnell Elite line such as Rainguard HD coating, top quality optical glass and rugged housings in 1-inch or 30mm tube sizes. This...

Hunters and voluteers at the Outdoor Friends Forever hunts have a ball cutting up but are serious in the woods. (Photo: OFF/Dan O'Sullivan)

Treestand Fall Gave New Perspective to Gear Junkie, Deer Hunter

After Jim Hardy realized falling from a treestand and being paralyzed didn’t mean the end of his life, he decided to make sure other folks enjoyed the same outdoors experiences he did as a hunter and angler. By Alan Clemons, Onlne Managing Editor Hardy was in college at Auburn University in Alabama when his treestand...

If you don't have any venison just yet, try out Scott Leysath's recipe with beef. (Photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff - wwwBeefItsWhatsForDinner.com)

Ready for a Creative, New Way to Prepare Your Venison?

We’re never too big on Cream of Mushroom as a go-to for venison dishes, and often see hunter-chefs resort to some worn out recipe that isn’t tasty. “Prepare venison, put into slow cooker with giant can of Cream of PastyGoo and some herby pepper, cook the snot out of it and then eat it with...

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Trapper & Predator Caller Magazine Celebrates 40 Years of Fur

Trapper & Predator Caller magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary in the September 2015 issue. Founded in 1975, Trapper & Predator Caller is the leading source of practical, comprehensive information for North American fur harvesters. “I’m very proud to be a small part of this long-running tradition,” says executive editor Jim Spencer. “Thank you all...

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Destination Whitetail Finds Fickle Winds in Kansas

This week on Destination Whitetail, the majestic state of Kansas plays host with its wide open spaces, massive bucks and fickle Midwest winds that with a subtle shift can dash the dreams of a hunter. Get hooked on Destination Whitetail with host Brittney Leigh Glaze and watch some of the best deer hunting every...

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Grow ’em Big: Tips on Managing Bucks on Your Property

Managing land for deer doesn’t just mean putting out a few food plots but also includes careful consideration of the number of does and bucks you need to shoot as well as how to manage bucks for whatever size or number you want to have on the property. Veteran hunter and land manager Steve...

The Indiana State Championship attracted a good group of shooters who were introduced to the Scholastic Archery Association. (Photo: Amy Haley Photography)

Will 3D Archery Become the Next Big College Splash?

Back in April we had a story about the University of Montevallo expanding its outdoors offerings for students in a really cool program, and now comes news about another opportunity for young archers. Campbellsville University in Kentucky is adding archery as a co-ed sport and will be lining up 3D competitions against other participating...