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Close, But No Cigar, on Deer Season Record

Despite some unfavorable weather, the 2013-14 deer hunt in Arkansas came close to equaling the record set the previous year. Hunters checked 213,199 deer during the season, just under the record of 213,487, according to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission statistics. The season just ended had one distinction, however. It was the first time...

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UPDATE: Remington Strongly Refutes Buyout Report

UPDATE (1:15 p.m. CST): An internal memo reportedly circulated by Remington officials in New York labels the “purchase” report as “a publicity stunt from an agenda-driven group with no credible financing options.” Published reportsĀ today say that Remington officials refuted the supposed purchase in a memo given to employees. “A small, unknown investment entity publicly...

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You’ll Scream for More of this Venison Burrito Supreme

Venison always adds a unique flavor to your dishes, especially if you avoid drenching it in marinade or soaking it for days in ice water to “remove the gamey taste.” We don’t soak beef or pork roasts for days in ice water. Perhaps the “it tastes gamey” crowd is just accustomed to bland grocery...

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How Utterly Devastating Can This Deer Hunting Broadhead Be?

Some bowhunters like speed, some like rib-busting energy and power. You may find both with Muzzy‘s new Phantom SC fixed-blade broadhead. When I saw this at the ATA Show a few months go, my first reaction was surprise. It’s stout, with thick blades and the appearance of a devastating little missile. A devastating little...

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Deer Season Changes, Including Handguns, Among Approvals

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved changes to the state’s wildlife management, game land and fishing regulations for the 2014-15 season. These new regulations will take effect Aug. 1, 2014. Following a process of reviewing public comments on the proposed changes, the Commission voted to adopt the regulation changes at its Feb. 27...

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Five Great Deer Hunting Tips to Get Completed Now

Deer season is over, with maybe the exception of a late urban hunt somewhere, and most hunters I know are either thinking about turkeys, fishing, their kids’ spring sports or they’re making plans for work at camp. Ah, the work never ends. Right? Well, it doesn’t. Or, it shouldn’t. Let your yard go for...

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Kill More of Your Deer-Eating Coyotes

If you have problems with coyotes doing a number on your deer population, part of a good management plan includes hunting them whenever possible. Cory Lundberg of Utah is a veteran predator hunter and guide. He’s chased coyotes in several western states and has learned about their habits, habitat and how to more effectively...

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State Board Proposes Allowing Suppressors for Hunting

The move to allow suppressors, also inaccurately known as “silencers,” has been growing throughout the country in the last few years with fits and spurts. Some state wildlife agencies or legislatures, or both, have balked. Others have been at odds, one proposing and one pushing back. Perceptions about poachers running rampant with “silencers” on...

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Hot Tamale, Hot Tamale … With Deer?

Many of us have joked around about mystery meat in rural gas stations, little pop-up joints on the side of the road or even restaurants in big cities. Wildlife officials discovered and uncovered a little mystery of their own at one purveyor of hot snacks, though. It all started with the sale of deer...