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How to Train for the Toughest Shots in Hunting

Let's face it — big game animals present large target areas, so how is it that we

Craig Boddington

8 Tips for Getting Permission to Hunt Private Land

The guy who answered the farmhouse door hadn't shaved for a few days--not uncommon among older

John Barsness

20 Skills Every Hunter Should Know

The quest to become an expert hunter is a path of learning that never really has an end. It's

Craig Boddington, Dave Draper, Joseph Von Benedikt & Keith Wood

A Crossbow, a Turkey and a Double

It was time to try my luck with a crossbow. Being an avid bowhunter for the past decade had

Kim Cahalan

10 Turkey Hunting Tips for the Desperate Beak Buster

Turkey season, spring's best game in town, is once again upon us. We start with high hopes,

Doug Howlett

Outfitting Your Trophy Room

An accumulation of magnificent taxidermy, animal hides, sporting art and worn leather furniture

Randy Hynes

Wild, Wild West: Open Country Turkey Hunting Tactics

Turkey hunting in the wide-open spaces of the West can be a very different game than working

Joseph von Benedikt

How to Choose the Perfect Bear Rifle

Are you more likely to shoot a black bear over bait from a treestand hung halfway up a giant

Joseph von Benedikt

Boddington's Rules for Selecting an Outfitter

Statistically, most hunters enjoy their sport close to home, and many of them never hunt

Craig Boddington

Spot-and-Stalk Vs. Baiting: What's the Best Bear Hunting Method?

Spot-and-Stalk Real men hunt bears at eye level, not perched in trees swatting mosquitoes and

Joseph von Benedikt & Skip Knowles

Trail Cameras On Public Land

Running trail cameras in the West can be as effective for big game such as elk and mule deer

Joseph von Benedikt

The Ultimate Food Plot Machine

A modern compact utility tractor (CUT) is a true force multiplier. A good one maximizes your

Mike Carney

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