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Helpful Archery Resources

Helpful Archery Resources

The archery world is a welcoming one, which means that every major archery entity provides helpful online resources for anyone looking to get started…
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How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

There once was a time when carrying electronic devices with us into the great outdoors was pretty much unthinkable. Fragile and expensive, such…
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Great New Gear To Make Winter Camping Ultra-Comfortable

Great New Gear To Make Winter Camping Ultra-Comfortable

Camping out in winter can open a whole new world of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Donning snowshoes or cross-country skis to access your…
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Layer Up To Stay Comfortable Outdoors in Any Weather

Layer Up To Stay Comfortable Outdoors in Any Weather

No matter what the weather is doing, staying comfortable outdoors starts by building a sensible layering system from the inside out. Creating a smart…
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14 Amazing New Ski Products for 2024

14 Amazing New Ski Products for 2024

Ski season is finally here and a new trove of quality gear items are arriving at your local ski shop just in time. Here are some of this…
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Winter Hiking - 12 New Gear Items To Keep You Warm And Comfortable On The Snowiest Trails

Winter Hiking - 12 New Gear Items To Keep You Warm And Comfortable On The Snowiest Trails

While winter might not seem like the perfect hiking season, the chilly months from December to March offer bonuses to trail seekers that can’t…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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10 Tips for Safely Riding ATVs

10 Tips for Safely Riding ATVs

ATVs—shorthand for “all terrain vehicles”—are one way to explore areas of land that you might not otherwise be able to…
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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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Best Hunting Knives for Big and Small Game

Best Hunting Knives for Big and Small Game

There has never been a better time to purchase a quality hunting knife. Advances in metallurgy coupled with remarkable strides in design have created…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Missouri

5 Energizing Hikes in Missouri

Sometimes, the regularly-traveled, easy trails don’t provide the exhilarating hike you’re seeking. If you’re looking to up the ante…
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5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Missouri

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Missouri

Missouri’s diverse landscape allows for some seriously fun off-roading experiences. Whether you’re rushing through lush forests and…
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5 Best Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Missouri

5 Best Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Missouri

The dirt biking scene in Missouri will provide thrill seekers with an adrenaline fix. Some of the trails are in state parks, while others are…
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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way

Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way

There is an old saying in the gun world, “Firearms have only two enemies – Rust and Politicians.” Be kind to your guns and they…
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Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

The handgun is the toughest of the three primary firearms to master. Rifles and shotguns are fired from the shoulder, which provides a more stable…
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Tournament Speak

Tournament Speak

Going to your first few tournaments can be daunting, especially when you don’t know the lingo. Experienced archers who have shot many tournaments…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Missouri

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Missouri

There’s something so freeing about ripping across open water on the back of a jet ski. It doesn’t matter if you don’t own one…
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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Missouri

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Missouri

If you are ready to explore the amazing scenery of Missouri, one of the best ways is to go hiking. Many of the state and local parks have trails that…
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Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now

Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now

In the world we live in today with guns socially demonized and most schools being gun-free zones with zero tolerance, who would have imagined that in…
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4WD Survival—5 Things To Have When You're Really Stuck

4WD Survival—5 Things To Have When You're Really Stuck

Getting stuck is an unavoidable part of driving off-road. But there’s a difference between garden-variety stuck and the big stuck: the mud…
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Shoot Like A Pro With These 7 Simple Steps

Shoot Like A Pro With These 7 Simple Steps

The key to becoming a good shooter is that you and your rifle must work in unison. Good shooting starts by learning to control your breathing and…
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The Essential Gear You Need When Riding ATVs

The Essential Gear You Need When Riding ATVs

ATVs are off-road vehicles, designed to allow access to trails and other hard-to-reach areas. The earliest designs from the 1970s were three-wheeled.…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Missouri

5 Great Hiking Trails in Missouri

Discover Missouri’s magnificent wilderness by exploring one of the state’s many beautiful hiking trails. You can bring the kids along,…
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Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills

Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills

If you are a new handgun owner, it’s important that you seek some training in the basics of shooting. Learning the rules of gun safety is also…
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Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

For many folks, meal planning is the biggest thing to worry about when getting ready for a camping trip. Whether you’re backpacking, car…
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Shooting Tips to Help You Win Winter League

Shooting Tips to Help You Win Winter League

Winter is when some archers tend to get a little lazy. While it’s certainly acceptable to have seasons of rest or focus on other activities, it’s…
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10 Great Pet-Friendly Campsites in the U.S.

10 Great Pet-Friendly Campsites in the U.S.

Can’t bear the thought of leaving your furry friend behind while you set off for adventure? Bring them along for the ride and make memories…
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Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations

Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations

April typically marks the end of the North American ski season, but this year, a record-level snow pack throughout the West will ensure we are all…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Missouri

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Missouri

Missouri is famous for its dramatic and awe-inspiring nature, including mountains, caves, rivers, lakes, and wildlife. Because of this natural…
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Want To Shoot Your Shotgun Better? Get Stupid.

Want To Shoot Your Shotgun Better? Get Stupid.

“You have the greatest computer in the history of the world sitting on your shoulders. If you want to shoot a shotgun well, get out of its…
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10 Amazingly Affordable Ski Resorts for Spring Break

10 Amazingly Affordable Ski Resorts for Spring Break

Large ski resorts boasting high-speed quad chairs, multiple dining venues, and scenic ski base villages aren’t the only option for your spring…
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10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

Choosing a list of top 10 favorite deer hunting cartridges is no easy task, particularly since there are so many suitable cartridges that could make…
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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

Every time I go camping with friends, I learn a new trick or discover a piece of gear that makes life outdoors more comfortable. But there are some…
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How to Choose Your First Handgun—Step Outside

How to Choose Your First Handgun—Step Outside

The term “handgun” covers a lot of ground, from easy-to-conceal pocket pistols to specialty single-shots designed for hunting big game.…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Missouri

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Missouri

Whether you are out for a weekend getaway or an extended vacation, an RV allows you the chance to take a road trip without the hotel. However, you…
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Why The .22 LR  Is America’s Favorite Cartridge To Shoot

Why The .22 LR Is America’s Favorite Cartridge To Shoot

There is a reason the world consumes millions of rounds of .22 LR ammunition each year. The popular .22 offers almost no recoil, so it’s easy…
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New Archery Products for 2024

New Archery Products for 2024

The archery and bowhunting industry gathered in St. Louis, Jan. 11-13, for the 2024 ATA Show. Manufacturing exhibitors launched a record 156 new…
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Scope Mounting—How to Get It Perfect Every Time

Scope Mounting—How to Get It Perfect Every Time

Scopes are a fixture on today’s rifles and one primary factor in how they will perform is how well they are installed. It’s not all that…
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How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

When it comes to long-range shooting at big game animals like deer and elk, the best advice is don’t do it. Do your hunting before you pull the…
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Which Release Aid Is Right for You?

Which Release Aid Is Right for You?

The number of mechanical release aids available on the market can be overwhelming, with prices ranging from $50 to $350 and materials ranging from…
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Deer Rifles—How to Choose The Perfect Gun

Deer Rifles—How to Choose The Perfect Gun

It is fall, which means that the leaves are changing and gun writers are doing articles on the “Great American Deer Rifle.” Picking out a…
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How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!

How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!

Regardless of where they swim, fish don’t stop eating just because it’s winter. Granted, their metabolism slows and they don’t…
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Is It Time To Start Competing?

Is It Time To Start Competing?

So you’ve been shooting your bow in the backyard or at the local range for a while now, and you’re feeling pretty good about your skills. Is it time…
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Florida Fun: Fish Your Way From Disney World To Tampa

Florida Fun: Fish Your Way From Disney World To Tampa

It’s Winter. For those in northern states that means cold and snow—the kind of weather you want to escape from. Maybe you’ve been…
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Respect Nature: 6 Tips for Keeping Your Campsite Clean

Respect Nature: 6 Tips for Keeping Your Campsite Clean

It doesn't matter whether you’re staying at a fully electric campsite in a modern campground or backpacking in a designated wilderness area,…
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10 EASY FISHING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

10 EASY FISHING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

For most of us, fishing conjures up images of a lazy day on the water, occasionally reeling in some finned beauties which are then proudly displayed…
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5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in Missouri

5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in Missouri

From unique bouldering opportunities, to rappelling rock faces in state parks, Missouri is a special rock climbing destination that climbers may not…
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Events Near Harrisburg MO

Cooper County Limbhangers,MO

Cooper County Limbhangers,MO

Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 at 5:30 PM
Boonville, MO
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Hunting Series: Scouting

Thursday, Mar 7, 2024 at 5:30pm
Runge Nature Center
Jefferson City, MO
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5K For Freedom

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 8:00am
Moberly, MO
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Three Creeks Torrent Trail Run

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 8:00am
Columbia, MO
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Ducks Unlimited - University of Missouri Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - University of Missouri Dinner

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 5:00pm
Columbia Elks Lodge 594
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Engineers' Week

Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 at 9:00am
Columbia, MO
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Saline County Strutters,MO

Saline County Strutters,MO

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 5:30 PM
Marshall, MO
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Introduction To Handgun Shooting

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 6:30pm
Ammo Alley / Shooters Alley
Hartsburg, MO
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Hunting Series: Turkey Hunting

Thursday, Mar 28, 2024 at 5:30pm
Runge Nature Center
Jefferson City, MO
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Hocomo Big Beards,MO

Hocomo Big Beards,MO

Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 at 5:30 PM
Fayette, MO
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Hunting Series: After You Harvest (Turkey)

Thursday, Apr 25, 2024 at 5:30pm
Runge Nature Center
Jefferson City, MO
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Hunting Series: Small Game Hunting

Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 5:30pm
Runge Nature Center
Jefferson City, MO
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Mid-State, MO

Mid-State, MO

Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 5:00 PM
Columbia, MO
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Hunting Series: Trapping

Thursday, Jun 6, 2024 at 5:30pm
Runge Nature Center
Jefferson City, MO
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