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Poppy and Caden at the range enjoying the outdoors!

C’mon and Fight Like We the People

I remember when I decided I wanted to carry a gun for an assortment of commonsense, practical purposes way back in the roaring 1960s. Having graduated from the American so called “education system” it was no surprise that I was hopelessly clueless regarding laws, American history, social conditions, and the basic American self-evident truth...

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Turkey Bonus: What Are These and Why Do Turkeys Have Them?

The wild turkey is hailed by many as our nation’s favorite game bird — although waterfowl and upland hunters might have an argument or two about that. Barrels of ink and terabytes of data have been written about the five wild turkey subspecies found from Maine to Mexico, Florida to Washington state. If you’re...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Colt

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Maggie Reese with Colt shows us the new Colt Competition pistol, available in .45 ACP or 9mm. This new model has the features of custom shop work such as a Dual Spring Recoil System, Novak’s new adjustable rear sight, and a fiber optic front...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Mystery Ranch Backpacks

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Andrew Jakovak from Mystery Ranch shows off the Cabinet Backpack. This roomy, lightweight hunting backpack was built for versatility. It has numerous pockets, ample room, and adjustable back support system that can be removed and much more. From the producers of Deer & Deer...

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Dan Schmidt’s Pick of the Day: Smokey’s Pre-Orbital Gland Lure

Research proves that the licking branch is the No. 1 key to success when hunting a mock scrape, one of the best ways to fire up a big buck and get him interested in seeing what buck has invaded his territory. The key to that licking branch is preorbital scent. Bucks secrete this scent as a...