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Ted Nugent still supports Mitt Romney, even though Romney is lying

Life Should Be a Series of Bullseyes

God I love my life! Never a dull moment I assure you. Still recuperating from and wallowing in the over the top happiness from the highest of highs of the greatest hunting season of my life, and continually testing myself each day with post double knee replacement surgery pain management, (OUCH!) I am now...

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Hunter Misses Giant Buck But It’s Still Amazing

Missed me! Missed me! Hey, who hasn’t missed? It’s one of those things that happens and we just have to suck it up and keep going. Right? Adrenaline’s pumping, heart’s pounding, maybe the Hunting Gods decide to throw a little windy curveball gust at the last minute. Misses happen. But what about this “miss”...

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Hornady Goes Digital With Its Reloading Handbook

Reloading ammo is a discipline as old as firearms and shooting themselves. But one of the top bullet and reloading supply manufacturers has moved the timeworn pastime decidedly into the future. By Elwood Shelton Hornady announced recently that the Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading, 9th Edition is now available for download on a number of digital platforms....

Spicy-Sweet Venison Loin

Spicy-Sweet Venison Loin, in a Flash (With Video!)

How many times have you ever heard chefs remind you to not overcook meat or it’ll become dry, chewy and something akin to an inedible boot heel? Yeah? A few times? Maybe your mother or grandmother or Uncle Pitmaster who won’t let anyone near his custom grill has said that. “Don’t overcook it!” you’ll...

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Drones Deemed Unethical, Unsporting for Hunting

Trophies scouted or taken with the assistance of drones/unmanned aerial vehicles are not eligible for entry in Boone and Crockett records. The organization made the announcement March 26. “These highly sophisticated, remote-controlled aircraft have no place in fair-chase hunting,” said Richard Hale, chairman of the Club’s Big Game Records Committee. “The Boone and Crockett...

Whitetail Buck Deer (Photo by NPS)

How Much Tax Money Will Your State Get?

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced March 25 that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute nearly $1.1 billion in excise tax revenues paid by sportsmen and sportswomen to state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies to fund fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects across the nation. “People who enjoy hunting,...

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Major Changes in Store for Deer Hunters, Seasons

Major changes for deer hunters include increased extra antlerless tags, a new youth antlerless hunt, more controlled season hunt tags and new muzzleloader hunting dates, all of which sound positive for hunters. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted the 2014 seasons for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, mountain lion and gray wolf as...

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How Stupid Were These Poachers to Do What They Did?

Ever watch a television police drama and see the criminal do something that makes you think, “Duh, that wasn’t too smart. You’ll probably get caught for that mistake.” Yep, everyone makes mistakes. Ultimately, the stupid mistakes eventually catch up with you, as in the case of some poachers investigated and convicted for multiple violations...

Peppercorn Smoked Venison Sausage with Cherry Shallot Sauce

Unique Flavors Help This Smoked Venison Sausage Sizzle

  Smoked venison sausage sounds outstanding and, combined with a little sweet kick, makes a perfect main attraction for a delicious and eye-appealing meal. Smoking is a curing method that has been around for centuries. Native Americans used the method, as have inhabitants of other countries. Venison, fish, fowl … they’ve all been tried...