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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.

How to Clean Your Rifle
How to Clean Your Rifle (howto)
A clean gun will function as designed and last for generations.

Hounding Bunnies
Hounding Bunnies (howto)
Rabbit hunting is an inexpensive and fun sport for many hunters to enjoy.

Using the Internet to Plan Grouse Hunts
Using the Internet to Plan Grouse Hunts (howto)
Technology today makes it easier – and cheaper – to research and plan grouse hunts.

Keeping a Seasonal Calendar
Keeping a Seasonal Calendar (howto)
Life can get so hectic that we sometimes forget the outdoor season that's upon us. Take time to write out a calendar so you aren't left out.

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.

Birds of Autumn
Birds of Autumn (howto)
Autumn provides the first chance for hunters to get some shots in, and hunting for dove and teal is a perfect opportunity.

Dove Hunting Tips
Dove Hunting Tips (howto)
It's one of the first hunting seasons of the year. Here are some tips to make it productive.

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.

Backcountry Camping
Backcountry Camping (howto)
Backcountry camping may seem rugged, but with the right tools and equipment, it can be one of the best outdoor adventures you've experienced.

Planning Your Pheasant Hunt
Planning Your Pheasant Hunt (howto)
If you're considering traveling to a premium upland hunting destination, here are some things to consider when planning your trip.

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.

Lessons in Snipe Hunting
Lessons in Snipe Hunting (howto)
Leave your gunnysack and lantern at home. Snipe are real!

Hunting the Yucatan Jungles for the Ocellated Turkey
Hunting the Yucatan Jungles for the Ocellated Turkey (howto)
Hunting the Ocellated turkey in the jungles of the Yucatan proved to be the ultimate in turkey hunting.

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.

Hunting for Morel Mushrooms
Hunting for Morel Mushrooms (howto)
When not out trying to bait a bear or bag a turkey, hunting for morel mushrooms is a great way to pass the time when in the outdoors.

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.

Locating Downed Birds
Locating Downed Birds (howto)
A downed game bird can vanish right before your eyes into the habitat from which it flushed. The following methods will up the odds in your favor of finding that prize we call a “bird down.”

Patterning a Shotgun
Patterning a Shotgun (howto)
There's more to having a successful turkey hunt than learning calls, strategies and decoys — patterning your shotgun is a key ingredient to bagging a longbeard.

Guide to Goose Hunting Spreads
Guide to Goose Hunting Spreads (howto)
With an overpopulation of geese in North America, hunters can take advantage of a no-limit goose hunting season by carefully picking their hunting spread.

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.

Preventing Gun Shyness in Dogs
Preventing Gun Shyness in Dogs (howto)
Training retrievers at a young age can greatly reduce gun shyness. There are several steps hunters can take to make sure their retriever is not only a great companion but a great hunting dog.

Frog Gigging
Frog Gigging (howto)
Frog gigging has long been a nighttime sport pursued by hearty outdoorsmen who feign fearlessness of creatures that go bump in the night. To learn how to get your gig on, read on.

Late Season Tactics for Ocellated Turkeys
Late Season Tactics for Ocellated Turkeys (howto)
Contrary to popular belief, harvesting an ocellated turkey on the ground is possible with a little bit of research, work and luck. Author Bill Cooper describes his turkey hunting adventure in Campeche, Mexico.

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.

Four Great Decoy Spreads for Ducks
Four Great Decoy Spreads for Ducks (howto)
Learn four basic decoy spreads for four different settings. Hunters who apply these designs to their own particular spots and circumstances can be sure that the birds will love them.

Training the Blue Collar Retriever
Training the Blue Collar Retriever (howto)
With a little know-how and a lot of time and patience, hunters can train their own retrievers to be capable hunting companions.

Big River Waterfowl Strategies
Big River Waterfowl Strategies (howto)
Several major rivers snake through the lower half of the United States, and these rivers are natural flyways for a large segment of North America's waterfowl population. For duck and goose hunting strategies for these big rivers, read on.

Four Basic Commands to Teach Your Retriever
Four Basic Commands to Teach Your Retriever (howto)
Owning and using a capable retriever adds another dimension of pleasure to waterfowl hunting. Start your training by teaching four basic commands: sit, stay, here and fetch.

Hunting Teal in September
Hunting Teal in September (howto)
When teal are on the move, they offer terrific action. Author Wade Bourne gives advice on where, when and how to pursue these first ducks of autumn.

Freelance Hunting Across the Prairies
Freelance Hunting Across the Prairies (howto)
Planning a freelance hunt for waterfowl on the northern prairie? Follow Wade Bourne's playbook for intercepting waterfowl as they stage for their fall migration.

Float Hunting Ducks
Float Hunting Ducks (howto)
Floating is duck hunting's great getaway. It's an old style of waterfowl hunting that's little practiced today, but it's still as available, effective and exciting as ever.

Long Distance Waterfowl Calling
Long Distance Waterfowl Calling (howto)
The best long-range callers command waterfowl to come rather than invite. Read on to learn the best techniques for luring ducks and geese from the next time zone.

Shooting Tips to Bag More Ducks
Shooting Tips to Bag More Ducks (howto)
Want to improve your shot to kill ratio? Try these expert waterfowl shooting tips.

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.

Teal Hunting the Yucatan
Teal Hunting the Yucatan (howto)
If you are a fanatic teal hunter in the United States, you owe it to yourself to visit the Yucatan during teal season. It is a teal hunter's dream come true.

Coyote Hunting Basics
Coyote Hunting Basics (howto)
Coyotes are more abundant than ever. Learn how to hunt song dogs in this coyote hunting primer.

Dry Fire for Success
Dry Fire for Success (howto)
Dry firing is a great way to gain familiarity with your rifle while improving accuracy and technique. In fact, few training methods pay such incredible dividends in the field.

Become a Better Rifle Shot, Before You Visit the Range
Become a Better Rifle Shot, Before You Visit the Range (howto)
Build confidence in your shooting technique and develop familiarity with your rifle following these preparations and practices.

The Snow Goose Sneak
The Snow Goose Sneak (howto)
Waterfowl hunters new to snow goose hunting often find that snows are tough decoy and, therefore, require a different tactic -- the snow goose sneak.

Delicious Game Stews
Delicious Game Stews (howto)
Five belly-warming stew recipes you can prepare using any wild game meat you have on hand.

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.

Tips for Safe Travels with Dogs
Tips for Safe Travels with Dogs (howto)
Life on the highway can be filled with dangers for hunting dogs, but most can be avoided if you prepare and plan properly.

Gourmet Ways with Venison Loin
Gourmet Ways with Venison Loin (howto)
There are many recipes one can use to bring out the very best in these tender cuts of delicious venison. Here are a few from my home recipe file that are sure to be hit with all who try them.

Open Country Whitetail Options
Open Country Whitetail Options (howto)
Deer are often found in places you overlook -- the open areas considered prime rabbit and pheasant hunting grounds. Learn how to hunt these open country whitetails.

Duck Hunting the Mississippi River Delta
Duck Hunting the Mississippi River Delta (howto)
Competition for hunting pits and blinds can be fierce in the Delta. Doing your research and making reservations well in advance is wise.

Dog Training with Live Birds
Dog Training with Live Birds (howto)
Using live birds to train pointing dogs, flushing dogs and retrievers helps dogs reach their full potential and teaches them how to respond to birds in the field.

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.

Dove Hunting Watermelon Fields
Dove Hunting Watermelon Fields (howto)
Melon fields provide all the ingredients for a great dove shoot -- plenty of food and water for the birds, ample cover for hunters.

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.

Handgunning for Bushytails
Handgunning for Bushytails (howto)
Squirrel hunting hones basic outdoor skills necessary for all other types of hunting, including big game. Make a handgun your weapon of choice to add a whole new dimension to your squirrel hunting forays.

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.

Namibia: The Perfect First Safari
Namibia: The Perfect First Safari (howto)
I believe that most serious big game hunters dream of two destinations: Alaska and Africa. So, when the opportunity arose recently to go on my first African safari, I jumped at the chance.

Goose Hunting: Small Steps to Big Success
Goose Hunting: Small Steps to Big Success (howto)
Pros are fussy about how they hunt because they've learned through experience that little things count. Learn the fundamentals found in the following article and you, too, can have consistent goose hunting success.

Brushpile Tactics for Turkey Hunting
Brushpile Tactics for Turkey Hunting (howto)
Every turkey hunter knows that wild turkeys are wary of thick cover. With the right setup, cover can become a hunter's best ally.

Decoying Waterfowl: The Art and Science
Decoying Waterfowl: The Art and Science (howto)
Decoying ducks and geese involves using the birds' senses of sight and instinct against them. The following article describes key concepts behind the art and science of decoying waterfowl.

Late-Season Mallards
Late-Season Mallards (howto)
Toward the end of the season, after ducks have been called to and shot at for months, waterfowling gets tough. You'll need to adjust your calling tactics and hunting locations accordingly. Read on to find out more.

Glass Bedding a Rifle
Glass Bedding a Rifle (howto)
Bedding a rifle doesn't require voodoo or even luck...but patience helps.

Long-Distance Song Dogs
Long-Distance Song Dogs (howto)
Coyotes that have been hunted become cautious. So, before you go running-and-gunning for coyotes, maybe it's time to plan a new long-range hunting strategy.

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.

Canada Goose Hunting Basics
Canada Goose Hunting Basics (howto)
No matter how you pursue them -- with a guide or without, on a river or in a field, on public land or private -- Canada geese provide unexpected thrills at every turn.

Rifle Test on a Prairie Dog Shoot
Rifle Test on a Prairie Dog Shoot (howto)
Author Jason Baird puts an AR-15 style gun in a head-to-head contest against a bolt-action rifle on a South Dakota varmint hunt. Find out how each firearm fared on this family prairie-dog shoot.

Know Your Ducks
Know Your Ducks (howto)
Trouble distinguishing one species from another? This article will teach you to use plumage patterns, size, shape, flight characteristics and other distinguishing factors to identify common North American ducks.

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.

Walk Up a Buck
Walk Up a Buck (howto)
Using walk-and-stalk techniques for white-tailed deer is a challenge, no doubt. But you can put a buck in your rifle sights by following just a few simple guidelines.

Tactics for Fall Turkeys
Tactics for Fall Turkeys (howto)
Walter Parrott, RedHead Pro Hunting Team member, describes how he hunts the ghost of the autumn woods.

Shotgun Stock Fitting
Shotgun Stock Fitting (howto)
One of the most important things you can do to improve your shooting is get a proper fit on your shotgun stock. If your gunstock isn't as comfortable as your favorite t-shirt, read on to find out how to get a proper fit.

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

Timely Teal Tactics
Timely Teal Tactics (howto)
One of the smallest duck species, teal provide waterfowlers a chance to tune up their dogs and shooting before the big ducks arrive later in the season.

Plink a Pest
Plink a Pest (howto)
Join in for some hot summer shooting action!

Wild Turkey Species and Subspecies
Wild Turkey Species and Subspecies (howto)
Can you name and describe each wild turkey species and subspecies?

Cleaning Your Wild Turkey
Cleaning Your Wild Turkey (howto)
Step-by-step instructions for cleaning your turkey.

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.

Reading Turkey Body Language
Reading Turkey Body Language (howto)
Watching an old gobbler strut his way into gun range can be both thrilling and nerve racking, especially if he gives you the slip.

Gobblers that Don't
Gobblers that Don't (howto)
Gobblers that keep their bills shut and their heads down live longer and grow gray beards. Incorporate the following techniques into your spring hunt to harvest these silent gobblers.

Squirrel Rifle Tune-Up
Squirrel Rifle Tune-Up (howto)
Few game animals challenge the small-bore marksman like bushytails. To be consistently successful, you need to stack the odds in your favor.

Coy as a Coyote
Coy as a Coyote (howto)
Coyotes are quick learners with long memories. Be ready before you begin sounding like a meal.

Preferred Seating for Wild Turkey
Preferred Seating for Wild Turkey (howto)
Tactics for picking near-perfect turkey hunting spots.

Mule Deer Dreams
Mule Deer Dreams (howto)
Attention to the "Dos" and "Don'ts" can mean a filled deer tag, or an empty frying pan.

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.

Alaskan Moose Hunting
Alaskan Moose Hunting (howto)
An Alaskan Moose hunt can be expensive, but if you do a little research and hunt on your own, you can reduce those costs significantly. Learn how following Tracy Breen's do-it-yourself moose tips.

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.

Confidence Decoys & Duck Hunting
Confidence Decoys & Duck Hunting (howto)
Waterfowlers nationwide use confidence decoys to enhance their duck decoy spreads. If you've never used confidence decoys, study the following information. Chances are you'll like the results.

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!

Rabbit Hunting 101
Rabbit Hunting 101 (howto)
The real magic of rabbit hunting is its simplicity. Just find the rabbits, and the fun comes naturally.

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.

Try the Woodcock Challenge
Try the Woodcock Challenge (howto)
Many hunters consider woodcock hunting a folly -- a waste of time, energy and too much ammunition. For others, though, the sport is HIGHLY addictive.

Planting Isn't the Only Way to Attract Doves
Planting Isn't the Only Way to Attract Doves (howto)
The following dove habitat management projects are both easy and inexpensive, allowing almost anyone with the requisite space to create a wingshooting haven of their very own.

Snow Goose Hunting 101
Snow Goose Hunting 101 (howto)
Never tried snow goose hunting? Spend a little time scouting and learning to set up a decent decoy spread, and the odds of you coming home on opening day with a sore shoulder are pretty good.

Wood Duck Wisdom
Wood Duck Wisdom (howto)
First wood duck hunt? Follow these tips to help make your initial outing a success.

Ten Tips for More Grouse
Ten Tips for More Grouse (howto)
Grouse hunting isn't complicated, but it does take some planning, know-how and skill. Here are 10 strategies that will help make you a better grouse hunter.

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

Second Coming of the American Cocker
Second Coming of the American Cocker (howto)
Pound for pound, the American cocker spaniel is the toughest gun dog out there -- and it's making a comeback.

Snowshoe Hares the Hard Way
Snowshoe Hares the Hard Way (howto)
Got the wintertime blues? Try hunting snowshoe hares. You'll enjoy the solitude and tranquility of the winter woods and see the beauty of an untouched landscape.

Tournament Paintball Tactics
Tournament Paintball Tactics (howto)
Increase your effectiveness out on the field using these sound tournament paintball tactics.

Paintball Beginner's Guide
Paintball Beginner's Guide (howto)
Wading through the world of paintball equipment can be a little daunting to the beginner.

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.

Hard Lessons on Gun Safety
Hard Lessons on Gun Safety (howto)
"Years later, I watched, horrified, as a friend was shot by a fellow pheasant hunter."

Flavorful Game is in the Bag
Flavorful Game is in the Bag (howto)
When your dinner-in-a-bag is in the oven, you can forget about it -- no tending, basting or stirring.

Manage Your Land for More Squirrels
Manage Your Land for More Squirrels (howto)
Squirrels can be managed, just as deer can be managed.

Squeeze-Play Rabbits
Squeeze-Play Rabbits (howto)
Team hunting tactics can work wonders to improve your rabbit hunting success.

Picking Pockets for Quail
Picking Pockets for Quail (howto)
Due to loss of habitat, the modern quail hunter must be willing to search out small pockets of cover, and then move from pocket to pocket to find birds.

Duck Recipes
Duck Recipes (howto)
The pronounced, pleasing flavor of duck can serve as the basis for a wide variety of mouth-watering recipes.

Wilderness Whitetails
Wilderness Whitetails (howto)
What outdoorsman has not experienced the disappointment of returning to a favored hunting spot only to find it forever altered?

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.

Scouting:  The Essential First Step in Deer Hunting
Scouting: The Essential First Step in Deer Hunting (howto)
Don't overlook the importance of studying the many clues left by deer.

Creating Your Own Deer Hunting Club
Creating Your Own Deer Hunting Club (howto)
If you're willing to make the extra effort, forming a club is one of the best ways to be assured of good hunting.

Proper Nutrition for Working Dogs
Proper Nutrition for Working Dogs (howto)
Choosing the right dog food, and following a proper feeding regimen, is one of the best ways to keep your hunting dog healthy.

Passport to Private Lands Hunting
Passport to Private Lands Hunting (howto)
If your public hunting areas are getting crowded, try these tips to gaining access to private land.

Taking Great Hunting Photos
Taking Great Hunting Photos (howto)
We enjoy the outdoors and the marvels of nature we find there -- photography allows us to share these scenes with others.

Calling Card for Crafty Crows
Calling Card for Crafty Crows (howto)
Even beginners can be successful at pursuing these abundant black rascals.

Hunting Safely in Bear Country
Hunting Safely in Bear Country (howto)
Entering bear country? Learn how to avoid bears and how to act during bear encounters by following these simple safeguards.

The Fun And Challenge Of Handgun Hunting
The Fun And Challenge Of Handgun Hunting (howto)
More hunters are going afield with handguns every year.

Dove Hunting Basics
Dove Hunting Basics (howto)
Employ the these tips and tactics and you're sure to enjoy the exciting, fast-paced wingshooting provided by America's favorite game bird.

Keeping Your Dog Fit Through the Summer
Keeping Your Dog Fit Through the Summer (howto)
Proper exercise helps trim excess poundage, toughen soft feet, tone flabby muscles and build stamina and lung power.

Harvesting Wild Leeks
Harvesting Wild Leeks (howto)
These delicacies pop right up from the ground just asking to be pulled on your walk home from fishing.

Lessons Learned by Longbeards
Lessons Learned by Longbeards (howto)
All turkey hunters learn from the birds they pursue, or they should.

The Basics of Turkey Hunting: Part II
The Basics of Turkey Hunting: Part II (howto)
A little bit of basic knowledge will help you sort through the confusion, and you'll soon discover what great sport turkey hunting is.
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."

The Basics of Turkey Hunting: Part I
The Basics of Turkey Hunting: Part I (howto)
Everything you need to know to get started in this thrilling sport will be covered in this two-part series.

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.

Learning to Layer Clothing
Learning to Layer Clothing (howto)
Proper layering is one of the most fundamental concepts in outdoor recreation. Learn how to layer and you'll be more comfortable outdoors.

Turkey Gun Accessories
Turkey Gun Accessories (howto)
When I paired these two for a morning of test patterning, I didn't expect the kind of results I got on my first shot.

12 Tips for Rabbit Hunters
12 Tips for Rabbit Hunters (howto)
To find a limit of bunnies, think like a rabbit. These 12 tips should help you better enjoy the experience of rabbit hunting this season.

Hunting with Youngsters
Hunting with Youngsters (howto)
"Leave your gun in the truck," my friend said when we arrived at our hunting spot. "This is kids-only hunting. Adults can only supervise."

Renovate for Bobwhites
Renovate for Bobwhites (howto)
The bobwhite will survive. But how well it prospers depends largely on the efforts of the hunter and private landowner.

Humor -- Borrowing Gear
Humor -- Borrowing Gear (howto)
Twenty-five simple excuses for when your buddy's gear attain some "character marks."

Cook Your Goose
Cook Your Goose (howto)
Here are several ways to prepare a snow goose that's so tasty, you'll always volunteer to bring home the geese.

How to Hunt Common Ground
How to Hunt Common Ground (howto)
If finding private land to hunt isn't an option and you can't afford to pay an outfitter, it's time to find your public hunting spot.

How Cold are Your Puppies?
How Cold are Your Puppies? (howto)
There are a few things to keep in mind to make sure your dog returns home from the cold weather with smiles.

The Crafty Coyote
The Crafty Coyote (howto)
Almost every conversation concerning the coyote is centered on topics of what it stalks and eats.

Travel: Texas Shooting Preserves
Travel: Texas Shooting Preserves (howto)
A good alternative to traditional bird hunting.

Big-River Ducks
Big-River Ducks (howto)
A big river has a way of making a man in an open boat feel very small and vulnerable

Late-Season Bushytails
Late-Season Bushytails (howto)
Hunting squirrels during the cold season calls for a switch in tactics.

Rabbits & Beagles: Tips From an Expert
Rabbits & Beagles: Tips From an Expert (howto)
The hurly-burly of a pack of beagles running a rabbit is heavenly music to the hunter's ears.

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.

Simple Snares for Survival
Simple Snares for Survival (howto)
Catching table fare when you're in desperate need is something every outdoorsman should know how to do.

Structure Your Dove Hunting
Structure Your Dove Hunting (howto)
Numerous doves flew into the field, from all directions. Occasionally one passed by close enough for a shot, but for the most part, they blazed by out of range.

Six Simple Tips for Rifle Sight-In
Six Simple Tips for Rifle Sight-In (howto)
The right way to get your deer gun ready for the upcoming hunting 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.

How Not to Get Lost
How Not to Get Lost (howto)
Daniel Boone said he had never been lost, but he did admit to being "mighty disoriented for several days in a row."

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.

Bushytail Basics
Bushytail Basics (howto)
Are you a squirrel Hunter? Here are some facts the savvy sportsmen can use to improve the odds for a successful hunt.


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