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How To Choose the Right Snow Goose Outfitter

Unless they have excess vacation time, several trailers packed with decoys and an unlimited fuel budget, most spring snow goose hunters book with a guide to (hopefully) assure a quality experience. But laying down your cash is the easy part. Before that occurs, you should thoroughly investigate outfitter options and...


Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Grilled Wild Turkey Breast

It’s cold outside my house right now. The trees in my yard have a heavy coating of ice that is making them droop to the ground. But turkey season is just around the corner. I can feel it. With the season comes wild turkey dishes, and this turkey breast stuffed...


Public-Land Osceola Turkey Hunting

Spanish moss draping down from high branches. White sand trails. Steaming swamps as day breaks, with overhead roost cover. Hardwood hammocks. Cypress holes full of gators. Piney woods, creek bottoms, and foggy pastureland flanking wooded areas of habitat. And you had better bring a good flashlight for when you’re done...


Has the .30-30 Really Killed the Most Deer?

Google “.30-30 for deer hunting” and up pops a million links that you can click on for information. Click the first one and you’ll read something like: “The .30-30 rifle has arguably killed more whitetail deer than any other single cartridge … with the round’s popularity still quite high, it's...


Realtree Turkey Hunter Gear Giveaway

We know you don’t need another reason to be excited about the opening day of turkey season, but we decided to give you one anyway. To celebrate all that we love about chasing longbeards, we’ve decided to outfit one lucky hunter with apparel and gear that will help make the...


Deer With Hairy Eyeballs Discovered in Tennessee

A pair of hairy eyeballs might sound like an ingredient in a witch’s brew, but it’s actually a real affliction suffered by an unfortunate Tennessee deer. A young whitetail buck seen stumbling down the streets of Farragut, Tennessee, was discovered to have a disk of skin and dense hair completely...


Realtree Fishing Pro Dustin Connell Wins REDCREST 2021

In his very first MLF tournament, Realtree Fishing Pro Dustin Connell won the season’s biggest event – the REDCREST 2021. “We added Dustin to our Realtree Fishing Team late last year after hearing so many good things about his dedication to the sport and its growth,” said Realtree Fishing Brand...


Early Season or Late: What's the Best Time to Kill a Turkey?

I’ve turkey hunted in snow so heavy that I couldn’t see the decoy just 15 yards in front of me. I’ve also hunted in 90-degree heat while wading through thick, green vegetation that limited my visibility almost as much as the snow. Both of those happened in my home state...


Bear Bites Alaskan Woman’s Bottom in Backcountry Outhouse

Encountering a critter during a nighttime trip to an outhouse isn’t all that unusual, but imagine getting bitten on the rear by a bear the moment you sat down to do your business. That very thing happened to an Alaska woman last week when she used an outhouse in the...


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11 of the Best New Bows for 2021

If you’re in the market for a new bow, 2021 is looking to be a good year to buy. The heavy hitters of the compound bow world continue to innovate, with new materials and features to push the envelope on performance, handling, and value. Here’s a quick look at 11...


Venison and Chorizo Street Tacos

One of my favorite foods is a good, authentic street taco. My favorite taco truck in town makes a great one with a blend of steak and chorizo sausage. This version uses marinated venison and chorizo made with pork from wild pigs. The venison portion can be roasts or steaks,...


Your Gobbler Roosts Over Water. What’s Your Next Move?

Tagging a spring gobbler when they roost over land is tough enough. Put one high in trees over water as you start your hunt, and that compounds the difficulty. Where will that bird fly down? Where will it go after it does? The chess-game analogy comes to mind. Study Up...


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