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Alaska vs. Africa: Which is Your Ultimate Hunting Adventure?

by Craig Boddington

Over the years I’ve become known as an “Africa guy.” Yes, I’ve been there a lot, but over the last… more »

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Read & React: Have Hunter Numbers Reached Carrying Capacity?

by Mike Schoby

As hunters, we often talk about carrying capacity. It’s a concept we clearly understand. It’s also a key difference between… more »

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Case Study: The Best Hard Rifle Cases Right Now

by Mike Schoby

Let’s face it, we don’t spend our hard-earned cash on gear to see it break on the way to the… more »

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Wheels Afield: Best Off-Road Vehicle Gear of the Year

by Mike Schoby

We’ve featured a bunch of gift ideas for the sportsman/woman in your life. It is that time of year, after… more »

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HUNTING Recipe: Braised Venison Shanks With Garlic

by Hank Shaw

Photos by Holly A. Heyser I did not grow up as a hunter. I began what’s now become a major… more »

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Wheels Afield: The Ultimate Off-Road Car Camp Setup

by Mike Schoby

Car camping isn’t a new thing for hunters. Pick up any old sporting magazine from the ’50s and check out… more »

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The Rattle Battle: Best Whitetail Rattling System This Season

by Ben OBrien

When I started this field test, I was looking for four things: realistic sound, durability, affordability, and easy-to-carry ergonomics. The… more »

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Vote for Petersen’s Hunting Adventures in the Sportsman Choice Awards and Win!

by PH Online Editors

It’s time to celebrate excellence in outdoor programming with The Sportsman Channel’s annual Sportsman Choice Awards where you get to… more »

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How to Fix Your Bow in the Field

by Jeff Johnston

Central Montana Outfitter Chad Schearer spotted a 170-inch mule deer and sent his bow-hunter client on the stalk. The rolling… more »

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Big Bucks for Big Bucks: The Importance of the Whitetail Economy

by David Hart

If you have a deer tag in your wallet: You are most likely a married white male between the ages… more »

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Reader Debate: WMI Gains Significant Wins in 2014 Midterm Elections

by PH Online Editors

Among the cornucopia of issues slated for the nation’s 2014 midterm elections, a number of significant wildlife and land conservation initiatives backed by… more »

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Is the .243 Winchester a Viable Elk Cartridge?

by Keith Wood

There are few topics in the hunting world that generate more heated debate than whether any given cartridge is powerful… more »

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The Biggest AR Ever: NEMO OMEN .458 Winchester Magnum

by Mike Schoby

It is no secrect I like big-bore rifles. I also like ARs. So far, these two obsessions have been rather… more »

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Versus: Is Long-Range Hunting Ethical?

by Joseph von Benedikt & Mike Schoby

Go Long While hunting skill is paramount to the sport—in order to gain a shot opportunity in the first place—marksmanship… more »

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The Science of Sight: What Whitetails Can Really See

by Ben OBrien

How much do we really know about how deer experience the world around them? Not much, according to Wildlife Biologist… more »

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Smith & Wesson M&P10 Review

by Ben OBrien

The area surrounding Del Rio, Texas, does not look like sheep territory…not even close. This is pure on-the-border Texas brush… more »

Photo Courtesy of The Gander Beacon

Newfoundland Bowhunter Kills Potential World-Record Woodland Caribou

by Andrew Vanlaningham

  For Newfoundland hunter Jeff Samson, what started out as an ordinary blueberry pick with his wife quickly became much… more »

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Navigating the October Whitetail Lull

by Ben OBrien

Do you believe in the October lull? It’s a question every dedicated whitetail hunter has had to tackle at some… more »

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Feeling the Heat: How Global Warming is Affecting Wildlife Habitats

by David Hart

Something’s going on with Minnesota’s moose. What was once a thriving and healthy herd has virtually crashed, plummeting from 9,000… more »

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Verticals vs. Crossbows: Which Bow Will Rule the Archery World?

by Joseph von Benedikt & Ben O'Brien

Verticals Let’s face it: Crossbows have a certain cool, fantasy character panache, they just aren’t as versatile as a vertical… more »