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Ted and Fleetwood Nugent love spending time together whether it's chasing deer or woodchucks or sitting around the campfire.

Don’t Forget to Inventory the Memories

As I sit here at total peace, engulfed in the spectacular New Brunswick wilderness all around me, light, gentle rain pitter-pattering on my little tentblind to further ease me into definitive calm, I cannot help journeying into my precious, bulging memory bank of a phenomenal lifetime of soul stirring hunting adventures. By Ted Nugent...

First day of 2014 bow season!

Intro to Archery: Updates to Vermont’s archery deer season

I wasn’t the only bowhunter in Vermont last season interested in seeing some changes. In fact, beyond the proposed extension to the season, other topics like legalizing crossbows, bag limits and using deer urine-based scents and lures were heavily debated over the winter. And after multiple meetings and discussions, it looks like there will...

Clint Bailey works as the barrel house supervisor for Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Brand Tennessee sour mash whiskey and is a diehard deer hunter.

Clint Bailey Wrestles Whiskey Barrels and Big Bucks

Clint Bailey is 37 years old, works at one of the most iconic businesses in America and has a deep passion for hunting white-tailed deer whenever he gets the opportunity. Bailey lives in Lynchburg, Tenn., and works as the warehousing supervisor for Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Brand Tennessee sour mash whiskey. He’s in...

Spending time with family and friends, and helping with those who want one final hunt, helps put things in perspective.

The Spirit Line Drawn in the Sands of Time

Adam was just 15 years old and was fighting the battle of his young life. Like way too many youngsters in the world, stricken with the dreaded disease of cancer, he showed courage beyond measure as he trooped like a warrior through his agonizing chemo and radiation treatments. By Ted Nugent Losing his hair,...

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This Happens to 2,200 Deer Hunters Every Year!

    Of more than 11 million whitetail hunters in the U.S., a good portion of those hunters head for their favorite tree stand when bow and gun seasons start in autumn. Did you know that several thousand of these hunters make a fatal mistake each and every year? Sadly, that’s true. Preliminary research indicates...

Shemane Nugent with a great buck, because Ted's not the only hot shot in the family!

Nature Stimuli as Bait

I hunted hard for a soulmate, a wife, my very own Queen of the Forest, and when I finally tracked her down (I won’t dare say I “bagged” her!) there was no way I was going to lose her. My amazing wife of 26 razzle dazzle, heart throttling years and best hunting buddy Shemane...

Wild venison is the missing link for many of today's locavores. There's nothing more satisfying than preparing a dinner that you completely grew and/or harvested yourself. (photo by Dan Schmidt)

3 Ways Shot Placement Affects Venison Quality

The quality of your venison is a direct result of the care you take (or don’t) after the animal is down and while you are processing the animal at home. However, did you know that the it’s equally important to take care before the shot and during the trailing process? Here are a few...

Shooting skills and safety are part of smart education for young shooters.

The Spirit of the Wild Saves Lives

The Great Outdoor lifestyle will not only cleanse the soul, it will save your life. Just ask my favorite guitar player (yes, that’s me) and I assure you that the jury is not still out. Growing up on the not so mean streets of Detroit back in the roaring ‘50s and 60’s, then on...