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Field Dressing Basics
Field Dressing Basics (howto)
While there's more than one way to skin an animal, here are some tips to make your first field dressing experience go as smoothly as possible.

Aging Meat
Aging Meat (howto)
Not many restaurants dry age meat like they use to, but that doesn't mean you can't do it at home. Here are some lessons learned.

Using Decoys for Big Game
Using Decoys for Big Game (howto)
If you haven't tried using a big game decoy, what are you waiting for?

Treestand Safety
Treestand Safety (howto)
Make sure your next hunt from a treestand isn't your last. Consider these tips when heading to the woods this fall.

Scouting Insights
Scouting Insights (howto)
Scouting is one of the most important parts of deer hunting. Being prepared increases your chances of landing a big buck.

Tracking Wounded Game
Tracking Wounded Game (howto)
Theoretically, if you always make perfect shots, you won't ever have to track an animal, but that doesn't always happen. Here are some tips to help the tracking.

Get Ready for Deer Season
Get Ready for Deer Season (howto)
It's never too early to prepare for deer season. Putting off these preparations until the last minute could cost you that trophy buck.

Buying Land for Deer Hunting
Buying Land for Deer Hunting (howto)
Owning your own land for deer hunting has a lot of perks, but there are some important questions to ask yourself before you make that big investment.

Bowfishing 101
Bowfishing 101 (howto)
Bowfishing isn't only an exciting sport to enhance your experience on the water, but it's also a useful tool to help sharpen skills for bowhunting.

Bowhunting 101
Bowhunting 101 (howto)
If you're thinking about taking up bowhunting, here are a few things you should consider before hitting the woods to bag your first buck or Tom.

Get Aggressive for Spring Gobblers
Get Aggressive for Spring Gobblers (howto)
If your tag is still unfilled and your go-to methods for spring gobblers have failed to produce, it may be time to shake things up a bit and get aggressive. Try something different. Break the rules and be innovative.

A Bear Hunting Trip
A Bear Hunting Trip (howto)
A bear hunt with the family pays off. With the help of a few baiting tricks, two teenagers bag their first Idaho bears.

Bowhunting for Longbeards
Bowhunting for Longbeards (howto)
Bowhunting for turkeys may be a challenge, but a few simple tips will help prepare you for an exciting bow hunt.

A Quick and Easy Guide to Making Venison Jerky
A Quick and Easy Guide to Making Venison Jerky (howto)
What can you do with all that venison sitting in your freezer after a successful hunting season? Try making jerky!

Dealing with Dominant Does
Dealing with Dominant Does (howto)
A dominant doe is always alert and can lead a herd to safety if spooked. Taking out the dominant doe first opens up the opportunity for multiple kills.

Wild Game Feeds
Wild Game Feeds (howto)
Wild game feeds are perfect get-togethers for outdoorsmen during the slow winter months. No matter if it's low-key or extravagant, wild game feeds are sure to hook you the first time.

Wild, Natural Foods to Supplement Food Plot Plantings
Wild, Natural Foods to Supplement Food Plot Plantings (howto)
Learn how to combine your plantings with those of existing wild pants to reach the full potential of your food plot.

Hunting Lease 101
Hunting Lease 101 (howto)
Considering a hunting lease? Welcome to Lease Hunting 101, a crash course covering the basic types of hunting leases and how they can enhance your hunting season next fall.

Bowhunting Small Game
Bowhunting Small Game (howto)
If you hang your bow up for the 10 months that some hunters mistakenly refer to as the off-season, you're missing out on some of the most challenging and satisfying hunting that an archery enthusiast can experience.

Urban Deer Hunting Strategies
Urban Deer Hunting Strategies (howto)
Tips for finding and setting up on big 'city slicker' bucks.

Release Now!
Release Now! (howto)
Archery deer hunting is a close game where seconds count. If you're not ready when a shot presents itself, you may not get a second chance.

Scouting with Google Earth
Scouting with Google Earth (howto)
Google Earth -- a free program that combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search -- offers hunters a new way to scout and gather important information before the hunt.

Ready, Set, Hunt!
Ready, Set, Hunt! (howto)
Don't wait until school starts to begin preparing for archery deer season. Practice now while you have time. Here are some tips to help get you started.

Caribou Hunting Basics: Part II
Caribou Hunting Basics: Part II (howto)
What to look for in a trophy bull and the gear you'll need to pursue them.

Caribou Hunting Basics: Part I
Caribou Hunting Basics: Part I (howto)
Part one covers distribution and methods of hunting the five sub-species of caribou.

A Cutting-Edge Education on Deer
A Cutting-Edge Education on Deer (howto)
Modern instructional media is helping hunters grasp basic and advanced concepts of deer hunting. Read on to learn how computers, software, DVDs and other tools are helping the development of fledgling hunters.

Elk by the Numbers
Elk by the Numbers (howto)
Sometimes the route to punching your elk tag can be as simple as following the numbers. While not required rules, these steps will help lead you toward success.

Black Bear Basics
Black Bear Basics (howto)
Successful bear hunting requires a knowledge of the quarry, its habits and ways to thwart the bruin's keen senses. Here are some basics to get you started.

Become a Deer Detective
Become a Deer Detective (howto)
Your next bruiser buck is waiting, but do you know where?

After Antlers
After Antlers (howto)
Shed hunting is a growing craze. Not only is it a great way to study deer habits and habitat, it's also a great way to foster interest in the outdoors for future generations.

Hunting Farmland Deer
Hunting Farmland Deer (howto)
Woodlands are the traditional hunting grounds of many deer hunters, but the biggest bucks often are found in farm country.

Beat the Crowds for Better Deer Hunting
Beat the Crowds for Better Deer Hunting (howto)
How to hunt heavily pressured areas and still bring home a deer.

Deer at Eye Level with Ground Blinds
Deer at Eye Level with Ground Blinds (howto)
Once you've mastered hunting from a pop-up blind, nothing will give you the heart-pounding adrenalin rush you get when you are eye to eye with a monster buck!

Scent Control 101
Scent Control 101 (howto)
Hunters who believe in scent control take it seriously, and there are a series of steps hunters must go through to minimize human odor. Skip one of those crucial steps and you could easily spook that once-in-a-lifetime buck.

Food Plots 101
Food Plots 101 (howto)
Food plots that attract wildlife require planning, time and work. For a lush, green food plot that attracts wild game from miles around, follow these simple suggestions.

Countdown to Bow Season
Countdown to Bow Season (howto)
Eight things every bowhunter should do before the bow deer season.

Preparing for Your First Elk Bowhunt
Preparing for Your First Elk Bowhunt (howto)
Sage advice to ensure success on your first elk bowhunt.

Antelope Spot and Stalk Prep Guide
Antelope Spot and Stalk Prep Guide (howto)
By far, the single most important factor in preparing for an antelope spot and stalk is preparing yourself mentally and physically for the shot.

Hunting Swamp-Country Whitetails
Hunting Swamp-Country Whitetails (howto)
In the heart of a swamp, you have a better than average chance of taking a whitetail buck that's bigger than any you've ever seen -- the type of deer that inspires legends.

Prepare for Bear: Bowhunter's Guide
Prepare for Bear: Bowhunter's Guide (howto)
Preparing for a bear hunt should be a relatively smooth transition as long as you're confidant in your shooting ability and equipment.
Fringe Benefit Gobblers (howto)
Don't follow the pack -- stay ahead of it and enjoy the benefits of your effort.

Fred Bear Museum
Fred Bear Museum (howto)
A glimpse into the life of "The Father of Modern Archery."

Teaching Young Archers
Teaching Young Archers (howto)
Passing on your archery knowledge will have a huge impact on the future of the outdoor traditions we treasure.

Bowfishing Basics
Bowfishing Basics (howto)
Bowfishing was much easier to prepare for and learn than I'd ever imagined.

What a Deer Camp Ought to Be
What a Deer Camp Ought to Be (howto)
"There's just no better medicine," reflected a veteran deer hunter of my acquaintance. How right he was.

The Hunters Who Came Before
The Hunters Who Came Before (howto)
Every time I find an arrowhead from the past, I feel a great kinship to the ancient craftsman who made it.

Tuning Your Broadheads
Tuning Your Broadheads (howto)
Properly aligning your broadheads can make your setup more forgiving and produce better results this season.

Trailing Shot Deer
Trailing Shot Deer (howto)
Up your odds of recovering a whitetail after the shot by trying these tried-and-true search methods.

The Amazing World of the Bobcat
The Amazing World of the Bobcat (howto)
I looked again beneath the tree. A large male bobcat sat there. He was looking up at the fox squirrel, licking his muttonchop whiskers.


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