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It’s The Rut! Now What?

It’s The Rut! Now What?
The main thing you need to know about the rut, which has been studied and defined to within inches of its death, is that for a few magical weeks…
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How To Find Your Deer After The Shot

How To Find Your Deer After The Shot
Despite what we may see on television, deer usually do not drop in their tracks at the shot. Sometimes, too, “stuff” happens and the shot…
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Hunting: How to Read the Land for Deer

Hunting: How to Read the Land for Deer
Most how-to deer hunting pieces tell you how to set a treestand or how to trim a shooting lane. Some may even offer some wisdom on setting up between…
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2018 Deer Forecast: Big Opportunities (and Bucks) Await Hunters

2018 Deer Forecast: Big Opportunities (and Bucks) Await Hunters
Despite facing many challenges, deer hunters across the country have good reason to expect big things from the 2018-’19 season. Whitetails,…
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How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide

How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide
As much as America is a country defined by grit, franchise hamburgers, and interstate highways, you could also say ours is a nation defined by deer.…
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Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now

Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now
What if I told you about a hunting opportunity that’s happening right now, which offers abundant access to productive land, requires a minimum…
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Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For

Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For
People have a lot of methods for picking a puppy, but most of them involve trying to evaluate a litter of six-week olds to find the right…
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5 Awesome DIY Hunts You Can Take This Year

5 Awesome DIY Hunts You Can Take This Year
Is there a greater gift—or a more appealing challenge—for an American hunter than chasing game across public land, using only your…
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This Year’s Best Turkey Loads for Spring Gobblers

This Year’s Best Turkey Loads for Spring Gobblers
Time was that hunters went after gobblers with No. 2 lead shot and whatever shotgun they owned. And for those just getting in to turkey hunting,…
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4 new ways to tag public-land turkeys right now

4 new ways to tag public-land turkeys right now
Across America vast amounts of public land are open to spring turkey hunting. State-owned wildlife management areas, Bureau of Land Management lands,…
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Pattern your shotgun for turkeys

Pattern your shotgun for turkeys
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia: Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Wilderness Survival, First Aid Turkeys…
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Field care of game birds

Field care of game birds
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia: Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Wilderness Survival, First…
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Choosing the right hunting knife

Choosing the right hunting knife
Hunting knives come in a mind-boggling array of shapes and sizes. New hunters often think a 10-inch Bowie-style survival knife is all they need to…
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Sighting in your rifle

Sighting in your rifle
So, you decided to go big game hunting for the first time! Congratulations. You’ve bought your rifle and mounted the scope. Now it’s time…
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Your First Step to Hunting: Education

Your First Step to Hunting: Education
Of all outdoor sports, hunting provides the ultimate connection with nature. The moment you step afield to hunt a living animal, you change from mere…
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