Author Archives: Ted Nugent

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God, Family, Country and Deerhunting

The great Dirty Harry once eloquently and profoundly stated; “A good man has to know his limitations.” A voice from the other side also happened to state a valuable life truism when Al Capone railed; “Enthusiasms! A man has got to have enthusiasms.” By Ted Nugent Well, that there pretty much covers the gamut...

TED  Kids Camp with AR rifles

Salute to All of the SpiritWild Volunteers!

As great, generous, caring, giving, loving, volunteering Americans prepare for our 26th annual summer celebration of the mighty Ted Nugent Kamp for Kids charity events across the hinterland, I stand in awe at the level of incredible hard work, dedication and sacrifice so many people endeavor for the benefit of America’s future generation of...

With age comes wisdom and the realization that hunting smarter means doing what you can and should ... not what you used to do.

The Mighty Spirit of the Wild

I ain’t got time for make believing. My time is short but I’m here to stay. No politics will cure the grieving. I’ll choose my life and I’ll choose it my way. Just like the wolf I’m getting hungry. The law of the land it is my will. I ain’t got time for staying...

A post-war longbow and cedar arrows fueled Mr. Nugent's fire, which lit the fire of his son Ted and grandsons!

Ask Uncle Ted: Tips for Your Sacred Venison

Rule #1 — Respect your elders. At my age (67.4 hyper years) this can definitely come in rather handy since the largest percentage of my fellow man is noticeably younger than old, feeble me. Based on the many millions of wonderful folk around the world I get to communicate with every day on my...

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The Sportsman’s Foodplot Phenomenon

Nothing makes for more soulful, greasy, stimulating guitarlicks like adequate terra firma shrapnel twixt one’s ten digits of doom. Allow me to translate for the adventure challenged linguistics amongst us- The more a guitarplayer works the Good Mother Earth, the more soulful his or her guitarplaying will be. By Ted Nugent Let me tell...

Crappie are biting and the fish fryer grease is hot!

FrontStraps Are as Much Fun as Backstraps!

Nothing says Happy Happy Springtime like fresh bluegill filets, morel mushrooms, wild scallions, wild asparagus, leeks and wild turkey breasts! There simply is no question whatsoever that the hunting lifestyle is the most gratifying hands-on, boots-on-the-ground, self-sufficiency, natural, instinctual, rugged individual celebration of independence available to mankind. I don’t care if you’re a naked...

Poppy and Caden at the range enjoying the outdoors!

C’mon and Fight Like We the People

I remember when I decided I wanted to carry a gun for an assortment of commonsense, practical purposes way back in the roaring 1960s. Having graduated from the American so called “education system” it was no surprise that I was hopelessly clueless regarding laws, American history, social conditions, and the basic American self-evident truth...

Fred Bear and Ted Nugent

I Just Wanna Go Huntin’!

Hunt music! What a killer concept! As we all know, music represents a universal communication for mankind, and everybody has a life soundtrack of some sort or another. There is a song that brings forth powerful memories for all of us. That 1st kiss, 1st dance, graduation, a lifetime of summertime fun and adventure,...

TED with coyote

Save Our Deer Herds

I bet many of you believe as I do that the condition of our deer herds is in many ways directly connected to the condition of our quality of life. I know some casual deerhunters, two to be exact, but pretty much every deerhunter I know, and I know a bunch of em, agree...

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A Bittersweet Season Comes to an End

Bear with me my backstrap BloodBrothers, won’t you, for as I type this deeranddeerhunting.com NugeBlog #130 on this otherwise fine spring March day in Texas, I am a bit tattered, emotional and somewhat downtrodden, for it is, alas, the end of yet another phenomenally joyous season of deerhunting for the old WhackMaster StrapAssasin1 Backstrap...