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  • 5 Truths of Bowhunting Hogs

    When it comes to the subject of hunting and patterning wild hogs , there is much conjecture as to what is fact and what is fiction. The sport of hog hunting has grown much during the past decade, and to those of us deeply involved with the sport, it is...

  • Hunting Giant Red Stags in Argentina with Ian Harford | Part 1

    Ian Harford travels to the beautiful Rincon de Luna Lodge in the Cordoba province of Argentina, and takes on the mountainous and rocky terrain on the hunt for beautiful Red Stags. The land is particularly treacherous as the team need to climb great heights as well as traverse over difficult...

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All About Turkey Reaping

Jeremy McCarty refuses to call what we’re doing turkey hunting. According to him, we are “turkey reaping,” and, unlike turkey hunting, where concealment is key, when turkey reaping, you want the gobblers to see you -- or at least see the decoys you’re using to close the distance. I’ve turkey...


Breaking: Boone & Crockett Will Review Potential World-Record Non-Typical Buck's Score on Monday

“It’s not a typical non-typical,” said one of the Boone & Crockett Club judges who scored the massive 47-point buck killed by a Tennessee hunter last November, in explaining why the buck’s score will be reviewed next Monday as a Boone & Crockett Club official watches. The rack was measured...


5 Steps to Killing a Coues Whitetail

Coues whitetails are foreign to many hunters. Found in the cactus-cursed parts of southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona to the Mexican states of Sonora, Chihuahua and Sinaloa, they have gained near cult status with desert rats who pursue them obsessively. So here are five steps to killing one if...


Top 5 Stalking Tips For Beginners

Deer stalking has become somewhat of a lost art in recent days, with many hunters preferring to stay in their high seats and wait for game to come to them, but even then, you still need to remain, quiet and still. Below are my top tips for beginners who want...


6 Ways for Turkey Hunting Multiple States on the Road

There are turkey hunters, and there are turkey hunting addicts. My wife Jill Easton and I fall into the latter category. We learned long ago the hunting opportunities provided by a single state just don’t quench the fire. So we travel. Boy, do we travel. In 2016, we hunted turkeys...


10 Reasons Why You Aren't Finding More Shed Antlers

Shed Envy. It’s a common condition felt this time of year by avid whitetail hunters across the country and it has the potential to reduce productivity at work, spoil appetites and ruin an otherwise good day. The cause? A lack of shed-hunting success, followed by frequent viewings of the monster...


A Case for Soft Gun Cases

When it comes to traveling with, and protecting, firearms, the options today are nearly endless. There are thousands of soft, hard, and a combination of those available. Before you open your wallet, you’ll need to open the gun vault, the trunk of your car, and possibly your state’s regulation books...


Hunting Coyotes in the Snow

You know how hungry you get when you’re out hunting or working in the freezing cold during a long winter day? How the cold seems to sap your energy and strength, making you think about eating a snack or check your watch to see if it's time yet for lunch?...


Five Steps To Improve Your Bow Hunting

Accuracy and consistency are two factors that bow hunters’ need to master to achieve shooting success. Here are my five tips to help develop your understanding and confidence in the principles of bow hunting. Grip Firstly, your grip on the bow should be comfortable and natural. Gripping the bow too...


My Last Hunting Adventure of 2016

It was a beautiful morning when I awoke in the early hours of December 17th. There was a strong chill in the air, but I wouldn’t let this dampen my spirit, I was ready for my last hunting adventure of the year. I’ve had many successful trips throughout 2016 and...


Waves and Minutes: A Duck Hunter's Peril

I’ve never been much for east winds. Can’t trust ’em. Sure, an east wind is really just like any other. But a northeasterly breeze on a dull winter day usually heralds snow or sleet that night. A straight easterly blow during spring typically brings a soaking rain and subsequent cold...


My Top Moments of 2016

2016 was a big year for me in terms of both my hunting and my personal growth, I’d go as far as saying I think it was one of the most important years of my life. I learned a lot about myself, a lot about the person I am and...


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