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Florida Panhandle Buck

Antler Restrictions Part of New Deer Management Units

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), at its meeting at the Florida Public Safety Institute near Tallahassee today, passed changes that divide the state’s Hunting Zone D (from Pensacola to Tallahassee) into two deer management units (DMUs), each with a unique set of antler-point requirements and antlerless deer harvest days. These changes...

Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent: Don’t Jump to Conclusions

This is going to be a very painful NugeBlog for me to write, and like the well deserved constructive criticism and downright condemnation due our current corrupt president and much of our power abusing US government, it pains me deeply to have to say what I am about to say. But alas, the truth must...

captive deer

Pope and Young Rips High-Fence Deer Hunting Operations

With attention growing about captive deer and elk, high fences, diseases and ethical questions, hunters throughout the country are expressing opinions for and against “captive” cervids and their place in the hunting world. The Pope and Young Club recently issued a statement on the situation in regard to deer hunting, hunting other species, and...

Big Buck

Deer Hunting Seasons Set For Razorback Hunters

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission set the state’s deer hunting seasons for 2014-15, with modern gun deer season opening Nov. 8, archery season opening Sept. 27, and muzzleloader season opening Oct. 17. The deer season dates are part of the 2014-15 general hunting regulations approved during the Commission’s monthly meeting. Season dates for...

Pro Ears hearing

Great Hearing Protection for Avid Shooters

Are you an avid firearm shooter? Do you constantly find yourself wishing you had better “ears” after a long day of shedding lead? Stop settling for subpar in-ear protection that may not protect your ears. Pro Ears are advanced electronic ear and hearing protection for shooting, hunting and any kind of industrial applications. Pro...

Ultimate Hunting Knife

Do You Know the Best Way to Sharpen a Knife?

It doesn’t matter if you’re a hunter, outdoorsman, knife enthusiast, collector or even an experienced survivalist or do-it-yourselfer, learning the basics of knife sharpening often takes a backseat to more pressing matters. It’s a question on everyone’s mind — what’s the fastest, easiest way for me to sharpen a knife, and what’s the best...

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Manage Deer Food Sources Carefully in Drought Conditions

Antler quality parallels the nutrition status of a deer’s diet, which is composed of a variety of succulents, particularly forbs and brush species. Although nutritionally strong and highly digestible, forbs occur primarily in spring and occasionally, depending on rainfall, throughout the year. By Bob Zaiglin Protein-fortified forbs grow antlers, but brush sustains deer. During...

BPS Guns

Gun Safety, Target Shooting Among Set Your Sights Events

Bass Pro Shops stores across the country will host “Set Your Sights” events featuring free firearms seminars covering optics and other accessories, conceal carry laws and equipment, target shooting, and gun care and safety.  These events, scheduled for April 25-27, also will offer free giveways and chances to win a Savage rimfire .22 LR rifle or...