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How to Hunt the Western Coyote

I knew the spot was choice before I ever turned on my predator call. To my East, a brushy creek wound its way through the wide-open West Texas country — a perfect spot for bobcats and coyotes to hunt for mice and small birds. Plenty sign of both littered the...


Family Fights to Keep Emotional Support Bobcat

One Illinois family says they are heartbroken after conservation officers seized their pet bobcat, which is also a registered emotional support animal. The bobcat named Capone was taken by the Illinois Department of Conservation Police on Sept. 28, 2018. Mayweather told the Belleville News-Democrat she applied for a permit to...


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15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...


The Importance of Knowing How to Read Animal Tracks

Woodsmanship. It’s an important part of being a hunter. Sadly, many feel that it’s a dying art. While trail cameras, extended effective ranges of weaponry and other technological advances are certainly helpful and welcome, I fear they’ve resulted in less woodsmanship across the board. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a...


10 Mistakes Adults Make When Hunting with Kids

I was looking forward to my first turkey hunt with my two young boys. I’d envisioned a quiet, peaceful morning in the blind while we waited for the birds to show up. I’d already talked with them extensively, and had explained what a privilege going hunting is. I felt sure...


How Lawsuits Impact Wildlife Funding

By: Boone and Crockett Club Legal defense costs are an increasing drain on conservation funding today. Alarmed by the trend, the Boone and Crockett Club has launched a new examination of federal statutes that enable ongoing litigation at a high cost to wildlife and the American taxpayer. The Club’s primary...


How to Save More Fawns

A newborn fawn lies curled in the tall grass. It doesn’t move, driven by instinct and natural behavior to remain motionless. Its mother, a wary doe, feeds in the meadow a couple hundred yards away. Seconds later, a pair of cunning coyotes stalk through the grass, knowing what time of...


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How to Defend Yourself in the Outdoors

Hunters often take it for granted that they’re out there with a 12 gauge or .30-06. Who’s going to get them when they’re armed like that? Probably no one. But it never hurts to be prepared. And it never hurts to remember that it’s not always who could bother you,...


Inside Look: Realtree MAX-1 XT Camo

You a western hunter? Need a camo pattern that works in various western settings? Realtree's MAX-1 XT is for you. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . And follow us on Facebook . It's the 21st century,...


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SHOT Show: 8 Centerfire Rifles for 2018

Guns make much of the hunting world go ‘round. And 2018 will be no different. That’s why we took a gander at some of the latest and greatest in the way of deer hunting rifles at the recent SHOT Show in Vegas last week. Here are just seven of the...


How to Trap Coyotes to Increase Deer Density

Do you have too many coyotes where you hunt? Fawn recruitment rates plummeting? If so, it's time to implement a predator management plan. Here's how to do it. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us...


10 Tips for Calling in More Coyotes

Coyote hunting has become a popular pastime within the last 20 years. Much of that is due to the recent coyote-population boom. But even with all these coyotes, it’s still never easy to call them in. Clay Belding of Banded and Dead Dog Walkin' and Byron South of Convergent Hunting...


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