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Presidential Blades

Although an American president has practically everything done for him these days, there was a time when he had to shoulder the grunt work just like the rest of us: pencils to sharpen and envelopes to open; potatoes to peel and sticks to whittle. Chances are the commander-in-chief performed such...


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15 New Hunting Guns for 2022

Go boom. That’s what guns are supposed to do. But some guns do it more accurately, more reliably, and with more style. Check out these 15 rifles, shotguns, and muzzleloaders all available in Realtree camo, and in just in time for 2022-2023 hunting seasons.


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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,...


Watch Raccoon Chase Woman and Dog Into House

A woman and her dog were out for a walk in their Orlando neighborhood when a raccoon suddenly jumped from a tree in her yard and chased after them. According to WSVN.com , the raccoon attacked Nykeria Clark’s Yorkie, Jojo, right in front of their home. “While we were out...


5 Trapping Baits Nest-Raiding Raccoons Can’t Resist

Raccoons are cute, clever, and turkey-egg-eating specialists. Studies have shown that a dense raccoon population can have a real impact on localized turkey hatches and brood rearing success. Keep that in mind while also considering that turkey populations are struggling in some areas of the country, especially in the Southeast...


Watch: Rabid Raccoons Attack in Two Separate Incidents

This YouTube video starts out with the written warning, “Do not try this at home.” Hopefully, you’ll never have the need to wrestle a rabid raccoon. But one woman had to do just that to protect the children with her, and it was all caught on video. The woman, who...


The 5 Guns Every Outdoorsman Needs

If you’re like me, you’d own 20 or more rifles, shotguns, and handguns, however many you could afford. But truth is, to have a blast shooting targets and hunting every species of bird and animal across America, you really only need five firearms. And those are the ones we’re talking...


First Wild Wolf Pup Litter Spotted in Colorado Since the 1940s

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has confirmed the state’s first litter of wild wolf pups since the 1940s. According to a news release from Colorado Gov. Jared Polis' office, multiple pups with a pair of adult wolves have been observed in Jackson County by a state biologist, district wildlife manager,...


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10 Coyote Trapping Mistakes Beginners Make

It’s a good thing my living wages didn’t depend upon my early trapping efforts . I’d have been one pitiful fur trader. When I started trapping a few years ago I caught some raccoons and opossums early on, but it took the better part of two seasons before I caught...


Video: Dog and Raccoon Fight in Living Room, Knock Over Christmas Tree

Last Thursday morning, a Florida woman was awoken to something making noise in her Christmas tree. At first, she thought it was a cat but then realized the furry intruder was actually a raccoon. Fortunately for all of us, she filmed the encounter and the chaos that ensued. According to...


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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...


Watch Man Hand-Feed 25 Fat Raccoons

The chubby raccoons in the video above don’t look as though they’ve ever missed a meal, and they have James Blackwood to thank for that. Blackwood, who’s also known as the Raccoon Whisperer to those who watch his YouTube videos, has been feeding wild raccoons for 20 years. He obviously...


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