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Young Child Barely Escapes Coyote Attack

A home-surveillance camera caught footage of a 5-year-old girl being chased by a coyote in her own front yard in Park Villa, Illinois. Christine Przybylski had just walked to her mailbox to check for her Halloween costume, which had not arrived. As she approached a swing in her front yard,...


Colorado Woman Puts Injured Bobcat in Car Next to Child

No one wants to see wildlife suffer, but you should use good sense when it comes to rendering aid to the animal. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) used Twitter to admonish a Colorado Springs woman who picked up an injured bobcat and put it in the back of her vehicle...


Memories of Squirrel Camp

There’s deer camp. There’s turkey camp. And, until a couple generations ago, there was squirrel camp. These days, not so much. But it used to be big doings, this squirrel-camp business. Deer were scarce, turkeys even more so, but squirrels were abundant, and we were, after all, hunters. Sitting Bull...


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Dove Hunting, the Perfect Family Sport

Friends, family and the outdoors, plus plenty of shooting and nice weather, make America's most popular game bird perfect for everyone.


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Deadly Nighttime Hog Hunting Strategy

Wild hogs love bait. As the old saying goes, they’re “greedy as pigs.” The normal hunting plan calls for setting up a timed feeder and then waiting in a nearby treestand or blind for pigs to appear. In country with a lot of hogs, the results are predictable and effective...


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6 Reasons Why Kids Love Squirrel Hunting with Dogs

Tobby Oaks neared his tailgate, and the excited whine coming from the dog box on the other side reached a crescendo. We were gathering our gear as Oaks unclipped the latch, and a flash of gray fur burst through the dog box door and past us. Rocky and Miss Squall,...


New Jersey Mother Fights Coyote With Ball Bat

One New Jersey mother of three is recovering from multiple bite marks and 14 puncture wounds after enduring a terrifying coyote attack last week. But, had it not been for a baseball bat she found in her neighbor's garage, things could have been much worse. ,According to CBS 7 ,...


How to Squirrel Hunt with Dogs

Sometimes talking about squirrel hunting is like bringing up politics at Thanksgiving dinner. You never know what reactions you are going to get. Some people don't understand the idea of hunting for rodents. But in much of the Southeast, the bushytail is the traditional first game that a young hunter...


5 People Attacked by Bobcat at Arizona Campsite

Five family members, including a young child, are recovering after a bobcat attacked them at their campsite in Arizona. The victims were camping at Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham when the bobcat entered their campsite around 7:30 p.m. and attacked a 4-year-old girl. Other family members hit, kicked and grabbed...


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6 Rifle Shooting Mistakes You Can Fix

Whether hunting or target shooting on the range, few things are more frustrating to a rifle shooter than hitting off-target. Even the most accomplished shooters sometimes find themselves falling victim to these common rifle-shooting mistakes. Here’s how you can recognize — and repair — the problem and get back into...


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The Story of Whittaker Guns

My 14-year-old son, Potroast, was starting to fidget in his truck seat. We’d been on the road a couple hours, en route to Whittaker Guns, near Owensboro, Ky. Potroast had been poring over reviews of the new Remington V3 Turkey Pro since back before turkey season. After watching the guys...


5 Secrets to Buying Good Hunting Land

You’re imagining it right now. A 50-acre tract of pristine hunting real estate. That shiny, newly printed deed sparkling when the light hits it just right. And a big buck up on the wall the first year of hunting on it. But are you ready to pull the trigger on...


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