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2014 Hoyt Ignite -- no idea how I cracked the cam.

Intro to Archery: Spring Prep for the Fall Hunt

Spring has FINALLY sprung here in Vermont and we have been busy. We’ve had the garden freshly tilled (and expanded) along with one of our main food plot areas (also expanded) and have some other bulldozing, brush cutting, and food plot planting lined up for the very near future. I’ve been taking daily walks...

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A Simple Key to Scent-Free Deer Hunting Success

Scent-free soaps, shampoo, sprays and other products are key to staying one step ahead of the whitetail’s keen nose. Deer are intelligent animals, but their intelligence is based purely on the instinctual reflexes of a prey species. In other words, they react – most often quickly and decisively – to out-of-place stimuli. It might...

Ted and his father, Warren Henry Nugent

Lucky Me! Intoxicating Deerhunting Memories!

It was a magic time in this brave new world, and all of America was still very much high on celebrating our clear and present World War II victory of good over evil, and the Nugent tribe was living it to the max on the not so mean streets of Detroit, Michigan. By Ted...

ReAnn Chatham with her 149 inch Mississippi buck.

She Took One More Moment and Then Dropped a Whopper

Fourteen was the key number for ReAnn Chatham last winter while deer hunting with her father in Mississippi. First, ReAnn is 14 years old. Second, the monster buck she shot has 14 points and was a deer they had been seeing occasionally. They knew it was in the area and ReAnn’s father, Greg, figured...

Custom knife makers will show their craftwork at the 2015 BLADE Show.

Have Breakfast at BLADE Show With ‘The People’s Sheriff’

Have breakfast with Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr., “The People’s Sheriff,” at Knife Rights’ Sharper Future™ Awards Breakfast on June 6 during BLADE Show in Atlanta. A fearless and outspoken defender of the Constitution and the Second Amendment, Clarke will start your Saturday right with a talk that is sure to entertain and...

TED  Toby Buck

Whoa There, Big Fella!

I think we can all agree that there is nothing more important today in this crazy culture war world than the recruitment of new sporters for the future of conservation, the shooting sports, outdoor family recreation and the overall outdoor industry that fuels all these quality of life things. By Ted Nugent I am...

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Intro to Archery: The Rise of Women Bowhunters

I know that I’m not alone in my interest in pursuing archery and bowhunting, especially as an adult and as a woman. In fact, women are one of the fastest growing demographics within the hunting industry. According to current Census Bureau statistics, the total number of women hunters has steadily increased in the last 10...

Gregg Ritz of Hunt Masters with a great Thompson/Center muzzleloader buck.

Avoid These Mistakes Flying with a Muzzleloader

If you’re planning a deer hunt this year with a muzzleloader and will be flying to your destination, take the advice of one well-seasoned traveler to avoid problems with the TSA folks at the airport. Veteran hunter Greg Ritz has flown around the world with muzzleloaders. He’s seen security checks go easy-peasy and others...