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Backcountry Terrain Types and the Tools You'll Need to Hunt Them

A look at the three types of terrain backcountry hunters are likely to find themselves in

Petersen's Hunting Staff

How to Pick a Deer Rifle

What to look for when buying a gun for hunting any type of deer.

Craig Boddington

Is Hunter Education Failing?

More than half a million Americans take the course annually. But is there a better way?

Michael R. Shea

Trump Admin Announces Historic Recreational Access Expansion

There will now be 2.3 million more acres of land for hunting and fishing.

Lynn Burkhead

Umarex AirJavelin Arrow Rifle Review: Archery Untethered

Umarex arrow rifles give archers air-powered capability that's fast, fun, accurate and deadly.

David Draper

New COVID-19 Restrictions Threaten Fall Hunting Plans

New restrictions are popping up in several states that could ruin the fall season for many

Lynn Burkhead

Low-Impact Tactics for Last-Minute Whitetail Scouting

The clock is ticking. Here's how to scout bucks in September.

Jeff Johnston

How to Find and Access Public Land for Hunting – Backcountry Essentials Primer

With the right gear, a little time spent researching on the Internet, installing a smartphone

Petersen's Hunting Staff

The Flip Flop Method for Cooking a Deer Quarter

Andy Moeckel reimagines wild game with his Flip Flop technique.

Joe Ferronato

Great American Outdoors Act Signed into Law by President Trump

Conservation groups hailed the GAOA as a monumental achievement in the outdoors world.

Lynn Burkhead

KUIU Creates a New Model for Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife conservation goes back to its roots with a project to build new bighorn sheep herds.

David Draper

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