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  • 8 Tips to Improve Hunting on Small Properties

    We all want to help wildlife, but not everyone owns a large tract of land. Are there certain things that a landowner on a smaller plot of land, say 10 to 20 acres, can do? “Absolutely,” said Bryan Burhans, director of land management programs for the National Wild Turkey Federation...

  • How to Remove Skunk Smell from Your Dog

    My English setter Radar had a grin on his face, but I wasn't smiling. He'd just had a little visit with a skunk. Now what? Well I rounded the rascal up, growled my drawn-out human, " Nooooooooo ," snapped his leash to that stinky orange collar he now wore, and...

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Create a Long Range Muzzleloader

Tips from the pros on maximizing your muzzleloader accuracy out to 200 yards


How to Kill the Biggest Buck Where You Hunt

On a summer scouting mission, I glassed a very large buck coming out of thick bedding cover adjacent to a parking area on a public hunting property. I started keeping an eye on the spot from the safety of my car. If I parked in the right spot I could...


The Delisting of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear

The Yellowstone grizzly bear has been protected for years. But according to a press release from the Outdoor Wire , the Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced the recovery of the species and that management of them will be turned over to the states once again. Mike Demick, information...


Facts on Friday

​Ibex are wild goats that live in the mountainous regions of Europe, North Central Asia and Northern Africa. According to ITIS there are five recognised species of Ibex: Nubian Spanish Alpine Siberian Walia Ibex males have long beards and tend to weigh between 65 - 265 lbs (30-120kg). Ibex are...


What’s the Best Fletching for Bowhunting?

Walk into any archery pro shop and look at the arrows that are available, you’ll notice nearly all of them are fletched with the same type of vane. The 2-inch Blazer Vane has become the industry standard for good reason, its short stature makes it more forgiving in windy conditions...


Hunting Chamois In Spain

Hunters from around the globe travel to Spain each year for a hunting trip of a lifetime. There are many incredible animals roaming the Spanish plains. Many international hunters visit Spain on the hunt for the ‘king of the mountains’, the ibex. But, if you want to experience a truly...


Tips for Busting Clays

I was very nervous about my first dove hunt. I was in my early 20s at the time and had never shot anything that moved. When I was a child, my father and I spent sunny afternoons shooting cans and other small objects with his .22 rifle, but I had...


5 Reasons Why You Should Hunt Wild Pigs

I've been on many a spring turkey trip in places such as Florida, Texas and even California when a pig hunt broke out. Why? Read on . . . 1. Property Damage Control Pre-hunt discussions by friends, outfitters, ranch owners and others often conclude with statements such as: "And kill...


New Squirrel Hunting Call from Flextone

The new Flextone Ol’ Bushytail 4-N-1 Squirrel Call’s easy barks, whines and chatter gets squirrels talking. Old school squirrel hunters honed their skills through stealth and observation. They walked the woods slowly and patiently – watching for sign and listening for the squirrels that were there, but wouldn’t always show...


Rat Shooting Tips For Beginners

Recon: Farms are dangerous places, there are plenty of sharp implements, inspection pits etc. It pays to check out the area you are going to shoot in daylight. This also allows you to see rat activity signs, where they are most likely to be feeding and where they are coming...


Deer Hunting Debate: Does Culling Really Work?

Culling for antler genetics has long been a hot debate in deer hunting. Is the cull theory true? Can you impact the herd enough to have bigger bucks? If so, is it even worth the time it takes to do it? Plenty of questions surround the topic, so I reached...


Falconry: The Basics

"There is something very majestic about the medieval art of Falconry and ever since my introduction to the sport some years ago." Gavin Dolman, shares his ten top tips to becoming a professional falconer. Falconry is the art and sport of flying birds of prey at wild quarry in their...


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