ted nugent

In The Eye of the Beholder

On the knotty pine wall of my Northern Michigan family hunting cabin is my favorite big game trophy of alltimes. It was my very first hard-earned Michigan big timber, public ground, National Forest, North-woods whitetail buck that I killed on a soul stirring, opening morning November 15, 1969. Gather round the Uncle Ted hunting...

The Spirit of the Wild Connection

OK already, I admit it; I am one crazy, lucky guy! I not only admit it, I wallow in it and celebrate it every day of my life as I thank God that I was raised by two loving hardcore disciplinarian parents that demanded I mind my Ps and Qs and always be the...

National Rifle Association Membership Says it All

Millions and millions of American families are celebrating the amazing springtime spirit of renewal like they mean it! Fresh fish filets and wild turkey breasts are cooking all across the land, along with those incredibly scrumptious morel mushrooms, wild scallions, leeks, fiddle-head ferns and some early wild berries. Wild asparagus will sprout soon and...

Teach the Children Well

As the Nuge prepares for his 27th annual Ted Nugent Kamp for Kids charity events this summer, he reflects on how exciting it is watching young kids across America take their first shot with a rifle, fling their first arrow and learn the real world nature lessons of honest to God conservation.

Varmint Control Is a Conservation Responsibility

Political correctness and its inherent scourge of dishonesty and denial are bad and dangerous wherever you find them. When people living in Detroit can spew their comfortable disconnect and resultant ignorance about wolves and other predators to determine varmint control policies in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wilderness, you know you are asking for trouble. The...

Happy Happy Springtime 2017

Well Happy Happy Springtime across America and beyond to all my deeranddeerhunting.com backstrap BloodBrothers! I know it is not quite that November opening day hair-raising thriller, but you must admit that this first season of the year is pretty doggone special unto itself. As powerful as the fall/winter season of harvest is to all...

Hone Your Projectile Management Instincts All Year Long!

Ahhh…  to contemplate the trajectory of one’s life. To envision our path in life. To take control of our destiny. Even the road less traveled needs to be negotiated with attentiveness and discipline. Zen, the origins of man’s earliest religion is to be the next step instead of just taking the next step. Now,...

Long Road to the PrimalScream

FINALLY! After all that practice and dedication, 100s tortuous pre-dawn arousals and late nights getting home, after all those nerve wracking, patience testing hours, days and weeks in the treestand, FINALLY, a shooter deer is in range, broadside and looking the other way! Nerve endings a-twitter, neck-hairs quivering at attention, muscles tense and pulsating,...

Happy Birthday Fred Bear!

Just a few days ago on March 5, 2017, 10 million of my closest friends around the world celebrated a special birthday party for my old buddy Fred Bear. Thanks to the miracle of the modern internet, legions of folk in numerous countries paid homage via my Facebook to a great man that had...