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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...

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...

Will Kochevar and his giant Alabama buck.

Plot a Successful Course to the Best Deer Hunting This Year

If you’re dead-set on managing and planning for the best deer season possible then it’s not something you want to take lightly and hope good things fall into your lap. Making the most of deer season is a goal every hunter strives for, even if things might happen that make us veer off course....

Practice shooting freehand during summer sessions so you'll be comfortable during hunting season not resting on a bench. (Photo: Bushnell)

5 Ways Hunting and Ammo Support Conservation and the Public

Ask any hunter if he or she believes the hunting industry contributes greatly to the economy of their state and chances are good you’d get an affirmative answer. But do you know just how important hunting and ammo sales are to state wildlife agencies? That’s just the tip of the iceberg, too, because agencies...

State wildlife agencies use spotlight surveys, and hunters sometimes do this on their own property along with game camera photos to keep up with bucks and does.

Revealed: The Truth About Spotlight Deer Surveys

Hunters expect wildlife managers to determine how many deer there are in an area, and biologists strive to do so. Common approaches to examine deer population size and trends include harvest data reconstruction, pellet and track counts, and browse, camera, aerial, infrared and thermal-imaging surveys. By John J. Ozoga Deer & Deer Hunting Contributor...

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Yes, I am a Stranglehold CornDog

Corn! Wonderful, wonderful, wildlife enhancing golden kernels of CORN! I gotta tell ya, this simple grain brings me so much indescribable joy, happiness and supreme quality of life, I get a little emotional just talking about it. By Ted Nugent I’ll never forget the very 1st time corn came into my life. I had...

Welsh Rarebit Venison Burgers offer some great flavors. (Photo: FoodforHunters.blogspot.com)

5 Ways to Make Your Best Venison Burgers Even Better

As much as I enjoy tasty and well-prepared deer meat, one of the saddest things is to see is an overcooked burger with a sad piece of non-melted processed “cheese” on a cold bun. Where’s that sad trombone? Wamp wamp waaaaahhhhh … Venison is delicious and needs little in the way of flavor other...

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Thank You, My BloodBrothers, After All These Years

Friends, family and the great outdoors. Now that’s a battlecry I can live with, and I have fulltime for 66 glorious, fascinating Spirit of the Wild years. Lucky Lucky us huh! Can you imagine a life without deerhunting? A life without backstraps? Without the mystical flight of the Arrow? A life without campfires? Without...