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What’s Up with Utah?

by Michael R. Shea

Why is the Beehive State ground zero for the push to sell off federal lands? Back in January, Utah Congressman… more »

Nikon’s LaserForce binoculars have built-in range-finding technology, which saves weight and adds convenience because you don’t need to carry a separate rangefinder.

Amazing New LaserForce Binoculars With Built-In Rangefinder

by Kali Parmley

The name of the game when hunting western or open-country big game is quality binoculars with a good field of view… more »

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Five Great Hunting Products Introduced at the NRA Show

by PH Online Editors

One of the fun things about attending the annual NRA show is that many manufacturers introduced new products at this… more »

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Recipe: Venison Sausage Rolls

by David Draper

Pigs-in-a-blanket are a tailgate staple, but you can do so much better than crappy cocktail wienies wrapped in a doughy… more »

Best Hunting Knives

Best Hunting Knives and Tools

by David Hart

Guns may have won the west, but the journey through the Appalachian Mountains, across the Mississippi and over the Great… more »

BOONE AND CROCKETT BIG GAME AWARDS

Proof Big Animals Are Still Out There!

by Craig Boddington

British Columbia resident Michael Swyers and a couple of buddies had been planning a late-season goat hunt in the fall… more »

Turkey Loads

Federal 3rd Degree & Winchester Long Beard XR Magnum Turkey Loads

by Josh Dahlke

Truth be told, there’s more than one effective, ethical way to kill a turkey. At the end of the day,… more »

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Montana’s Best Hidden Gem for Elk and Deer Hunting

by Jack Ballard

The journals of Meriwether Lewis, co-captain of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, contain detailed descriptions of the country through which… more »

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How to Effectively Control Wild Hogs

by Rod Pinkston

Depending on your chosen profession, you either love or hate feral pigs. This lack of middle ground creates a problem… more »

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5 Most Overrated Whitetail Hotspots

by Jeff Johnston

By the third hour on the first morning of his $7,500 dream hunt, David McCoy’s good time ran out. What… more »

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Locating Bucks During the Mule Deer Rut

by Joseph von Benedikt

It’s a beautiful thing when testosterone kicks in and gnarly old mulie bucks quit thinking. Nocturnal monarchs strut around in… more »

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Bullet Construction, Shot Placement, and Killing Ability

by Joseph von Benedikt

Premium hunting bullets, and discussions of what makes a particular hunting bullet ideal for this or that, are much en… more »

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Petersen’s Hunting Holiday Gift Guide 2016

by David Draper

Hunters get out of bed early for two things: to catch the first moments of morning’s light and, on December… more »

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10 New Rut Commandments

by Michael R. Shea

Hunt Bedding. Target Does.  Sit All Day. Rattle & Grunt. While there’s nothing wrong with tried-and-true rut tactics, we asked… more »

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A Disabled Hunter, an Ideal Rifle and an Elk Tag

by Joseph von Benedikt & Kyle Hogan

Oxygen is thin at 10,200 feet and the stars lurk close, thinly lighting the pre-dawn darkness in elk country. As… more »

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Braised Venison Shanks with Garlic

by Hank Shaw

I did not grow up as a hunter. I began what’s now become a major part of my life at… more »

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Backcountry Grub: DIY, Freeze-Dried or Dehydrated Meals?

by David Draper

An army marches on its stomach. So said Napoleon. The same principle can be applied to the hunter who spends… more »

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Five New Deer Loads in 6.5 Creedmoor

by Joseph von Benedikt

During the 2016 SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show) I took an informal poll on the 6.5 Creedmoor…. more »

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10 Best Days for Hunting the Rut

by Mike Hanback

A good day to hunt whitetails this fall is any day you can get off work. But knowing that some… more »

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The Ruger 10/22 Takedown Lite

by Joseph von Benedikt

While Ruger’s 10/22 has always been the most practical, capable semiauto rimfire available, now it’s got bling, enough bling to… more »