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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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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...

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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...

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Hot Gear: Millennium SafeLink Treestand Safety Harness

As the evening settles in and hunting light disappears hunters begin to pack up their equipment and prepare to get back to their vehicle or camp. In the dark the hunter reaches around the tree and starts to look for that first step with his feet… We all have been there. It’s when hunters are their...

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Crossbow Hunting on the Rise

As support for crossbow hunting continues to grow across the United States, so too has the competition amongst crossbow manufacturers. TenPoint Crossbow Technologies has been busy creating models hunters are clamoring for like the new Carbon Nitro RDX and Turbo GT crossbows. Hunters in Missouri will get their first crack at full crossbow inclusion...

Shooting ranges are great places to practice and get familiar with firearms before deer season opens.

Practice, Get Zeroed for Deer Season at Renovated Shooting Range

Tenoroc Public Shooting Range, located in Polk County between Tampa and Orlando, is reopening its rifle and pistol ranges March 13 after undergoing improvements. The target shooting center features rifle and pistol ranges and shotgun opportunities with trap and sporting clays facilities. Improvements to the range include rebuilding berms, revamping the drainage system, repairing...

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Hunting Land: It’s Only as Good as You Make It

A slow walk down the dew-covered trail at dawn renews your spirit. It’s deer season, but you have no intentions of shooting anything. Maybe you’ll check some trail cameras or just lean up against a tree and watch deer funnel back through to their bedding areas. There are no worries of disturbing other hunters. You...

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Hunters Donate More than 228K Pounds of Venison

More than 4,500 deer hunters donated nearly a quarter-million pounds of venison (228,306 pounds) from last season’s deer harvest to Missouri’s Share the Harvest program. The donated deer meat will help feed hungry Missourians. Share the Harvest is coordinated by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM). It...

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Hot Gear: New Turkey Vest is a Grand Slam

This time of year is when serious turkey hunters inventory their gear and take a hard look at what works and what doesn’t. If you think that one of the things that doesn’t work perfectly for you is your turkey vest, or if your vest is “okay” but getting old, right now is a...

CELEBRITY Dan Schmidt

Dan Schmidt’s Pick of the Day: Smokey’s Pre-Orbital Gland Lure

Research proves that the licking branch is the No. 1 key to success when hunting a mock scrape, one of the best ways to fire up a big buck and get him interested in seeing what buck has invaded his territory. The key to that licking branch is preorbital scent. Bucks secrete this scent as a...