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7 Reasons to Take a Kid Predator Hunting

Predator hunting is popular these days. While more hunters than ever are pursuing them right now, not many think about taking young hunters along. That’s too bad. There are plenty of reasons to take a kid along the next time you chase coyotes, bobcats, or any other predators that might...


5 Places to Find Giant Late-Season Bucks

It’s the late season. It’s cold. Friggin’ cold. But you’ve still got a tag in your pocket. And I do, too. I’ve had a pretty darn good season. I killed a very nice Kentucky buck early on during archery season. Since then, I’ve been a part of some great hunts...


Shotgun Hunter Takes Giant Non-Typical Buck in the Northeast

Sussex County, Delaware, is generally not at the top of any seasoned whitetail hunter’s list when it comes to monster bucks. In fact, with only 28 Booners to The First State's credit in the Boone & Crockett record book, I doubt that it would even make most hunters’ top 10...


Chasing November: Pregnant With Twins, Shoots First Buck

Kathryn (Kat) Reed is 27 weeks pregnant with twins and harvests her first buck with husband, Mike, on the camera. Jeff Deets connects with his season-long target buck in Illinois. Drew McClain finds success from the same stand for the second year in a row. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting...


The NDA on the Importance of CRP for Wildlife

You can help ensure that the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) gets the allocation that wildlife deserves. Deer hunters, which make up 80 percent of all hunters, have a particular responsibility to take action for the betterment of all wildlife. Watch the video to learn how you can make a difference...


The Best Christmas Gift for Hunters and Fishermen

Looking for that perfect gift for the angler or hunter on your Christmas list? If so, a fishing or hunting license might be the answer. These licenses make great Christmas gifts. And they're easy to buy. It's a simple process. Winter is a great time to give a license as...


How to Bowhunt Predators

I exhaled strong gasps of air through the plastic mouth call, cupping my hand on the barrel accordingly, sending eerie, squalling, bone-chilling sounds of a rabbit in distress out across the valley floor, penetrating nearly a mile into the foothills beyond. No more than 5 minutes went by when I...


How to Get the Stink Out of Your Hunting Truck

Nasty, dirty, smelly, stinky vehicles during hunting season. It happens to us all. Luckily, there's a fix. And Rachelle Hedrick is here to share it with you. You're welcome. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


Kill a Late-Season Stud in 5 Days

That strong north wind is carrying more than just cold weather. The end of deer season is right behind it. You still haven’t killed a buck. And you burned most of your vacation days during the rut. But you don’t need much more time off to kill a big, old...


Hunter Tags One of the Largest Typical Deer Taken by a Woman

For most deer hunters, it isn’t every day you get to chase a mature buck. And it’s even more rare to have the opportunity to chase a net Booner. This one, aged at 4 ½ years old, was destined for Brita Turbyfill’s life. A long history and a tough 2018...


Going to Duck Camp: Enjoying the Entire Play

“I’m going to duck camp .” Those words can hold meaning with broad interpretation depending on the number of zeros in your bank account and, in Southern parlance, “who your daddy is.” I’ve always been a fan of the modest camp, requiring little more than a cot and indoor plumbing,...


Calling the Shot: When to Say No

Every duck hunter has been there: A bird flies in at the edge of effective shooting range but then turns or starts to land short, leaving you a split second to decide whether to fire or hold off. On the surface, that seems like a straightforward call: If the bird...


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