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3 Pepper Goose Leg Enchiladas
Sea Ducks I Won’t Forget ... and a Few Mergansers, Too
7 Ways to Get Permission to Hunt Private Property
Grilled Backstrap with Hot Chile Oil and Garlic Chips
The Bittersweet Taste of Leasing Hunting Land
Diver Ducks I’ll Never Forget
Do You Know Your Turkey Hunting Mouth Calls?
2020 West Turkey Hunting Forecast
Fool’s Gold: Are You Shed Hunting Too Soon?
  • 3 Pepper Goose Leg Enchiladas

    When it comes to wild game, geese don't have a great reputation. Goose legs in particular often get relegated to the scrap pile. Too bad. While they have some connective tissue, a long, slow cook will break them down into tender, delicious meat. This recipe slow cooks the goose leg...


  • Mountain Lion That Attacked Deputy Tests Positive for Rabies

    Earlier this week, I wrote about a mountain lion that attacked a Colorado deputy and civilian . Both escaped with minor injuries, but now they must undergo additional treatment because the mountain lion tested positive for rabies. According to Denver.cbslocal.com , both bite victims have been notified and the Larimer...


  • Sea Ducks I Won’t Forget ... and a Few Mergansers, Too

    Now that I’ve covered my favorite memories about common dabbling and diving ducks in my previous two blogs, it seems appropriate to reminisce about sea ducks and, yes, even mergansers. I’ll never claim to know much about sea ducks, as I’ve only taken a few dozen. Mergies? I’ll plead guilty...


  • 7 Ways to Get Permission to Hunt Private Property

    One spring turkey season ends and another will begin soon enough. Deer. Duck. Fall turkeys. You name it. In these COVID-19 days of "social distancing," you might need to make some accommodations to the following advice on getting permission to hunt private property. Then again, ever hopeful, an e-mail or...


  • Grilled Backstrap with Hot Chile Oil and Garlic Chips

    Looking for some spice in your next venison backstrap meal? Try grilling up some medallions and topping them with hot chile oil and crispy-fried garlic chips just before serving. The combination of heat and spice makes the perfect topping for medium-rare backstrap. You can use any chile flake to make...


  • Can You Have Too Many Deer?

    It is possible to have too many deer when trying to hunt during the late season. All those eyes and their wary late-season nature make it really tough to get away with any movement. It can be nearly impossible to hunt with a bow and not clear the field well...


  • The Bittersweet Taste of Leasing Hunting Land

    Ever take a bite out of a grapefruit? A little bit sweet, right? But with a sour aftertaste that’s a little hard to stomach, too? That’s the taste leasing hunting land leaves in my mouth. But in today’s deer-hunting world, renting land is often a necessary evil. I’ve had both...


  • Diver Ducks I’ll Never Forget

    Last week, I reminisced about my favorite encounters with common puddle ducks. But seeing as I’m a big-water diver geek, I probably have more memories involving diving ducks . Here are my favorites. Greater Scaup As young hunters, my buddies and I would often look at the bluebills we had...


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