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    5 Deadly Diseases That Deer Get

    Whitetails are tough critters. They’re faced with numerous threats. Predators and disease being two of the most prominent. Some diseases are new. Some are almost as old as time itself. So let’s dive in and look at five of the most common diseases that continue to plague white-tailed deer today.

  • Bowhunting Is Still Thriving in America

    With fall days soon to sweep across much of North America, it’s the time when hunters everywhere think of two related topics: archery and white-tailed deer. Generally, archery seasons are a relatively new concept with many being created by state game departments during the 1950s and 60s. Today, an estimated...

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Facts on Friday

​Ibex are wild goats that live in the mountainous regions of Europe, North Central Asia and Northern Africa. According to ITIS there are five recognised species of Ibex: Nubian Spanish Alpine Siberian Walia Ibex males have long beards and tend to weigh between 65 - 265 lbs (30-120kg). Ibex are...


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How to Plant a Micro Kill Plot for Deer

Deer are intelligent. But not in the way we often think they are. They aren’t cognitively able to reason through something. They don’t see a broadhead or arrow lying on the ground and think, “Oh, a hunter’s been here.” Instead, they’re purely reactive flight animals. They see, hear or smell...


Hunting Chamois In Spain

Hunters from around the globe travel to Spain each year for a hunting trip of a lifetime. There are many incredible animals roaming the Spanish plains. Many international hunters visit Spain on the hunt for the ‘king of the mountains’, the ibex. But, if you want to experience a truly...


Tips for Busting Clays

I was very nervous about my first dove hunt. I was in my early 20s at the time and had never shot anything that moved. When I was a child, my father and I spent sunny afternoons shooting cans and other small objects with his .22 rifle, but I had...


5 Reasons Why You Should Hunt Wild Pigs

I've been on many a spring turkey trip in places such as Florida, Texas and even California when a pig hunt broke out. Why? Read on . . . 1. Property Damage Control Pre-hunt discussions by friends, outfitters, ranch owners and others often conclude with statements such as: "And kill...


New Squirrel Hunting Call from Flextone

The new Flextone Ol’ Bushytail 4-N-1 Squirrel Call’s easy barks, whines and chatter gets squirrels talking. Old school squirrel hunters honed their skills through stealth and observation. They walked the woods slowly and patiently – watching for sign and listening for the squirrels that were there, but wouldn’t always show...


The Best Broadhead and Arrow to Make Your Bow An All-Game Rig

By: Patrick Meitin Just for fun let's pretend you've won a cosmic lottery allowing you to shoot a wide variety of game this coming season, all expenses paid, including the combination of arrows and broadheads best suited to each big-game animal. The only stipulation is you must use a single...


Rat Shooting Tips For Beginners

Recon: Farms are dangerous places, there are plenty of sharp implements, inspection pits etc. It pays to check out the area you are going to shoot in daylight. This also allows you to see rat activity signs, where they are most likely to be feeding and where they are coming...


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...


Free Tick Identification App for Deer Hunters

Early identification and accurate information are vital in effectively responding to human and animal interaction with ticks, said experts in the entomology department at Texas A&M University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in College Station. To help in that response, they have developed and introduced a free mobile resource...


Falconry: The Basics

"There is something very majestic about the medieval art of Falconry and ever since my introduction to the sport some years ago." Gavin Dolman, shares his ten top tips to becoming a professional falconer. Falconry is the art and sport of flying birds of prey at wild quarry in their...


How to Hunt Groundhogs

Hunting groundhogs isn’t a new thing. Historically, people hunted them a lot, especially during the 20th century. But for some reason, it’s become all but dead in the last 15 years. There's been very little talk of groundhogs since the recent rise of big game hunting took hold in the...


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