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Magpul Relocating Operations to Texas, Wyoming

Magpul Industries is moving its corporate headquarters to Texas and manufacturing facility to Wyoming from Colorado, where the state’s legislature last year approved gun-control measures that were met with outcry from residents and outdoors industry companies. Magpul made the announcement Jan. 2. It is relocating manufacturing, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne, Wyo. Magpul...

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Improve Your Long Range Shooting Skills, Accuracy

What do you know about scopes, long range shooting and how to maximize your efforts with both to increase your success rate? Veteran hunter and shooter Wayne Van Zwoll has some great advice in his new book, Mastering the Art of Long Range Shooting, and some of that is presented in this excerpt: In...

The fold-up mat is perfect for sitting or standing on when changing clothes or boots in the woods in wet, cold and muddy conditions.

Avoid Mud, Odors With A Tough, Contained Travel Bag

OK, raise your hand if you’ve ever done the One Foot Hoppity Shuffle while trying to change clothes or boots in the woods without falling down and getting wet, muddy or both. Yep, been there and done that. All of it. I’ve danced and cursed like a drunken peg leg pirate, hopped around trying...

Public Input Sought for Wildlife Management Plans

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is conducting a public opinion survey to help identify key wildlife issues to be addressed in the department’s 2015-2021 Game Management Plan. The information gathered from the survey will help WDFW update its current plan, originally developed in 2003 and updated in 2009. The plan guides the...

Whether your venison stew is made in a traditional method or with the cool CanCooker, you'll enjoy delicious meals and have family asking for more.

Warm Your Bones With Hearty Venison Stew

About two-thirds of the nation will be hit this week with another blast of cold air coming out of Canada, which means it’s a perfect time for venison stew! Whether you prepare it in a special pot you’ve used for years or maybe a Can Cooker, it’s hard to beat a good, hot bowl...

Didn’t Report Hunt Results? Get Set for a Fine

Nearly 34,000 hunters who failed to report results of their 2012 deer or elk tags by the deadline (Jan. 31, 2013 for most hunts) will be required to pay a $25 penalty fee before they can purchase a 2014 hunting license. Year 2014 licenses go on sale Dec. 1, 2013. Hunters who failed to...

Jay Leggett

Comedian Jay Leggett Dies After Deer Hunt in Wisconsin

Comedian and film producer Jay Leggett died Saturday after a successful hunt in Wisconsin on the opening day of the state’s firearms deer season. Leggett, 50, was a native of Tomahawk, Wis., where he was hunting Saturday. Officials said Leggett’s body was discovered by his family at his cabin beside his all-terrain vehicle, which...

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Make These Venison Meatballs for Thanksgiving Appetizers

When Uncle Claude and Aunt Gertie show up, you know they’re going to be hungry after driving the land yacht over the river and through the woods for the annual Thanksgiving feast. She’ll rumble into the kitchen looking to “help out a bit” and he’ll be hungry, eyeballing anything and everything to rid the...

Public Meetings Set For Deer Issues

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will hold public meetings in December for hunters and landowners to attend and discuss deer issues. Meetings are scheduled in each Game and Parks district. Each meeting begins at 7 p.m. Game and Parks biologists will explain and take questions on various topics, including deer management, deer damage...