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Watch Cat Defend Itself Against Coyote

Coyotes are usually bad news for cats and other small pets. My neighborhood is overrun with coyotes, and our pets are paying the price. One neighbor recently lost two cats to coyotes, and another neighbor watched in horror as a coyote carried her small dog off in its jaws. So,...


10 Skills for Backwoods Survival

Being self-sufficient and able to survive in the absence of modern conveniences isn't just for doomsday preppers. It's necessary for all hunters. Plus, there's a great deal of confidence and satisfaction that comes with being self-reliant. These are skills everyone should know, and if you can master them all, you'll...


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Hunting Land for Sale in Maine, South Carolina, Iowa, Oregon and New Mexico

Realtree United Country Hunting Properties is pleased to provide a resource to hunters seeking recreational land of their own. This is the latest installment of our property spotlight. Check out the showcasing of properties below. Go to RealtreeUC.com to see all available listings.


Know H2O: How to Purify Drinking Water

You’re way off the grid on a wilderness elk or mulie hunt, and you've run out of water. You find a creek. You're thirsty. But is it free of disease and safe to drink? If you don't purify it, chances are that it isn't. You can only survive about three...


Elevated Kennels Don't Stop Coyotes from Attacking Beagles

Preston Boarts of Blairsville, Georgia, thought his three hunting dogs would be safe from a coyote attack. After all, he kept them in caged kennels three feet off the ground. So, he didn't think much about it when he heard commotion and barking early Tuesday morning. But when he went...


Aim with Confidence: 5 Tips for Rifle Shooting Accuracy

Editor's note: Guns and Camo guest blogger Joe Arterburn is a self-proclaimed "Plainsman," living and writing on guns, shooting and hunting from his home in Nebraska. Confidence in your rifle – and yourself – goes a long way toward shooting proficiency. Here are a handful of tips to help build...


Congressman Introduces Bill to Ban Grizzly Bear Hunting

According to a recent press release from the Sportsmen’s Alliance, Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), recently introduced legislation (HR 2532) that would ban grizzly bear hunting. It would affect every state except Alaska. It completely forbids hunting by sportsmen. “Grijalva, who chairs the House Resources Committee, is a frequent author of...


Bobcat Stuck on Top of Power Pole Finally Comes Down

Cat owners know that the curious critters often get themselves into tough predicaments. I guess their wild cousins are no different. This past Thursday, a bobcat was spotted sitting atop an extremely tall power pole on I-75 near mile marker 78 on I-75 in Collier County, Florida. It eventually attracted...


5 Steps to a Successful Food Plot

Food is a driving force of our daily life, and for good reason. After all, we are animals and all animals have to eat. So how does this affect us in hunting the animals we hunt? It really boils down to the food. In wildlife management, food plots are an...


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5 Reasons Wildlife Benefits from Timber Harvests

Just purchased a new hunting property through Realtree United Country ? Trying to help someone else make big decisions on their hunting land? Selective timber harvest is a very important part of the habitat management puzzle. Here are reasons wildlife benefits from timber harvests.


Coyote Stops Thief From Breaking Into Car

I've covered a number of news stories over the years about aggressive coyotes in urban settings, and in many cases, someone or someone's pet ends up getting hurt. As more and more coyotes move into cities and neighborhoods, conflicts between the wild canines and people increase. But this time, an...


How to Hunt Squirrels in the Spring

Does your state offer spring squirrel seasons? Check your current hunting lawbook, as some do. Learn more about the tradition in this video. Depending on where you live, seasons might be offered in spring, summer, fall or winter, depending. Some tips follow: 1. As of this writing, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee,...


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