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The 10 Toughest Game Animals in North America

Is there really such a thing as a “tough” game animal? After all, a bullet or arrow through the vitals will do the job on anything, from squirrels to elephants, right? That’s true. But equally true is that some critters, due to the size of their vitals, thickness of hide,...


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The Best Hunting Gear for the 2020 Holiday Season

The best holiday gifts are those that blend right in under the tree, thanks of course to a perfect camouflage pattern. This year we’ve pooled our resources to come up with a wish list of gear that’s sure to please the hunter on your list. And if you want to...


Florida Man Rescues Puppy from Alligator’s Jaws

Would you jump in a pond to save your puppy from an alligator’s grasp? One Florida man did just that and it was all caught on camera. Richard Wilbanks, 74, of Estero said instincts and adrenaline caused him to jump in his backyard pond to save his 3-month-old Cavalier King...


Woman and Child Climb Into Alligator Pit to Retrieve Wallet

It’s a bad idea to climb into an alligator pit to retrieve a lost wallet. It’s an even worse idea to let a young child tag along, but that’s exactly what happened recently at a wildlife park in Minnesota — and it was all caught on camera. According to Inside...


Video Shows Alligator Slamming Into Kayak, Knocking Man Into Water

Peter Joyce's peaceful day of kayaking in North Carolina's Lake Waccamaw took a terrifying turn when an alligator rammed the side of his kayak, knocking him into the water. "I thought I heard a fish jump to my left. Turned out not to be a fish," Joyce told ABC 11...


Passerby Saves South Carolina Woman From Alligator Attack

A South Carolina man is being called a hero after he rescued a woman from the jaws of an alligator. News 3 reports the 75-year-old woman was trimming plants near the edge of a pond in the Calawassie Island development when a 10-foot gator attacked her and pulled her into...


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What Makes a Good Trophy Photo?

We could never get tired of seeing pictures of big bucks and gobblers, but a lot of today's hunting photos look pretty much the same. They're perfectly posed, and carefully edited. That has more than a few hunters asking, "What happened to the good old days of tailgate shots in...


Alligator Discovered at Kentucky Lake

From deer and turkeys to elk, Kentucky has an abundance of wild critters. But alligators aren't on the native species list. That's why folks enjoying Kentucky Lake a couple of weeks ago got quite a surprise when they encountered a 3-foot gator near Kentucky Dam. Conservation Officer Lee Cope with...


South Carolina Woman Killed by Alligator

South Carolina deputies have shot and killed an alligator that fatally attacked a woman last Friday. CBS affiliate WCSC-TV reports the victim was Cynthia Covert, 58, of Johns Island. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office said officers responded to a call about an alligator encounter at a pond on Kiawah Island...


Our Top 20 Hunting Song Playlist

Hunters love music that speaks to our way of life, and in this playlist we have compiled all the outdoor-related tunes you need. From Hank Williams Jr. to Luke Bryan, and Nate Hosie to Adam Sanders, this soundtrack puts hunting heritage in the spotlight. 1. We Live It Artist: Adam...


The Worst Hunting Hashtags

These aren’t the worst hunting hashtags. No, the worst ones are so egregious I can’t publish them. But of those that are at least passable for a family friendly website, these are the ones that we can’t keep using. Some are silly, outdated, or both, and others are simply in...


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The Big Game Hunter’s Holiday Gift Guide

Big game hunters can be pretty picky about their gear. Whether your version of a big game hunt is a whitetail trip to the lease or a multi-day mountain adventure during the elk rut, we have you covered. Check out this list with good boots, packs, calls and more.


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