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  • The Difference Between a Buck’s Core Area and Home Range

    Mature white-tailed bucks are like old men — loyal to their surroundings, stuck in their ways and want nothing more than a full belly. They’re incredibly simple yet incredibly complex to figure out. And getting close to them — well, it ain’t happening unless your doe-eyed or packing a plate...

  • Watch Hungry Bear Break Through Kitchen Window

    This wasn't the first time this big black bear broke into Lanke Sykes and Carole Scofield's California home. In fact, they've had six incidents with this bear. A home surveillance video captured the big bear breaking into their home in South Lake Tahoe on June 13. The bear entered through...

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7 Kitchen Knives Every Wild Game Cook Should Own

I collect kitchen knives. Collect might not even be a strong enough word. I hoard them. Big, small, production or custom, I rarely see a kitchen knife I don't want. But that doesn't mean I don't have a few favorites that I reach for most often. If you spend much...


Huntin Grounds: Clearing Small Areas in Timber for Kill Plots

Small kill plots can be a cheap and effective way to get the close shots you are looking for during deer season. Don't Miss: The 10 Commandments of Food Plots Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting...


Sharp Shooting: The Best 'Other' Birds for Waterfowlers

Shotgun games — skeet, trap, five-stand and sporting clays — provide fantastic practice and repetition for building wing-shooting skills. But sometimes, there’s no substitute for the real thing. So what can you do when the season is closed or ducks and geese aren’t flying? Well, you’re a hunter, so pursue...


8 Land Improvements That Attract More Whitetails

Editor’s Note: Art Helin is a television host, wildlife photographer and devout outdoorsman. But he’s more than that — he’s a steward of the land and of the whitetail. Part of being a steward is doing whatever is necessary to help the local deer herd. For those who want to...


Whitetails Unlimited and Travis “T-Bone” Turner Promote Treestand Safety

Treestand safety is one of the most important aspects of deer hunting. In fact, falls from treestands remain the No. 1 cause of injury and death for deer hunting accidents. Some statistics: 35 percent of falls involve failure to inspect gear properly 86 percent of fall victims don’t wear a...


Savory Crawfish Cheesecake Recipe

Wipe the thought of sweet dessert cheesecake from your mind. Gone? Good. Now let’s talk about savory cheesecakes. The kind you would find featured as an appetizer, a light main course, or, my favorite, on a charcuterie board. This one features plump crawfish tails, crab boil seasoning, chives and roasted...


10 Ways You’re Killing Our Deer Hunting Heritage

Deer hunting means a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s one of the things many people live for. And to be honest, mankind wouldn’t be where it is today without it. At our very core, that’s who we are. We’re hunters. And we always will be. In...


7 Different Deer Taxidermy Options and Their Costs

Taxidermy has a rich history in North America. It’s been part of our deer hunting heritage for hundreds of years. Many people have had deer hanging on their walls for generations. See, deer mounts aren't just trophies as some people falsely believe. They’re preserved memories. They’re something to spark thoughts...


Summer Waterfowl Scouting: How the Pros Do It

Summer’s finally here, and we’ve waited all year for it. Wait, no we haven’t. We’re duck hunters . We live for September through January, and then again during light-goose seasons in early spring. Summer can be purgatory. Sure, we can practice calling. Yeah, we shoot. And true, there’s always something...


Video: How to Set Up a Low-Poundage Bow

Fall turkey seasons often run right along with archery-only deer dates around the country. A low-poundage bow is a great option for the big birds as well as whitetails – so long as you first check legal archery-tackle regulations for both and maximize your bowhunting gear. Both youth and older...


Maryland Spring Turkey Kill Down from Last Year

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) recently reported hunters took 3,861 wild turkeys during the 2018 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons. This year’s total was 8 percent lower than the record 2017 harvest, but well above the 10-year average of 3,406. Why “Turkey populations continue to grow...


10 of the Best Deer Hunting Apps for 2018

Are you a deer hunting fanatic? Also a tech junkie? If so, or if you simply aspire to be, check out these 10 apps. They're 10 of the best deer hunting apps on the market today.


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