Category: Hunting

Hunting Firearm Technology and the Revolution It’s Leading

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Hunting Firearm Technology

Hunting firearm technology has been changing the face of our sporting outdoor pursuits from the beginning. During our human race’s extensive journey through hunting, from primitive spears and knives to sophisticated traps and bows to modern firearms, the advancements have never stopped changing. The hunting tools have changed, be they stone and flint or bronze […]

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In Defense of the Rompola Buck More Than 20 Years Later


Was this buck for real? For the past 19 years, there’s been a lot of speculation but not a lot of answers on Mitch Rompola’s alleged world-record whitetail. The 12-point, 216 5/8 whitetail has since become the thing of internet legend and is still the subject of heated debate in deer camps (especially in Michigan) […]

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Are Feral Hogs Dangerous: Threats Posed By the Invasive Species

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Are Wild Hogs Dangerous

They’re becoming more and more common in certain corners of the country, but are feral hogs dangerous to humans? Feral hogs are one of the most destructive, invasive, and dangerous species we know of in North America, and there’s no denying it. As an invasive species, they can overrun an area with their sheer numbers […]

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Beaver Trapping: Learning Basic Sets and Sign

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Beaver Trapping

These are the basics of trap sets for nuisance beavers. Along with skunks, American beavers (Castor canadensis) are the most popular furbearers throughout North America. While beaver ponds can provide habitat for muskrats, mink, fish, and other wildlife, unchecked beaver populations can also do a lot of harm. They destroy trees, plug culverts, and block […]

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Indiana Hunter Reacts to His 211-Inch Typical Whitetail Likely Becoming No. 2 All-Time


Second Biggest Record Typical Whitetail Deer

We asked Dustin Huff, the hunter who arrowed what’s likely the second largest typical whitetail ever, a few questions about the experience. The biggest typical whitetail deer tagged in 10 years was killed last fall, and it’s already creating a serious buzz in the big game hunting world. Though still unofficial, the 6×6 deer scoring […]

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Hardest Hunts: 5 of the Toughest on Earth

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Hardest Hunts

The five hardest hunts on earth will test everything you have and then keep coming at you. Between the harshness of the environment, the improbability of drawing the opportunity, and the fact that some game animals could literally kill you, there’s something about these hunts that just scream difficult. Hunts like these are why outfitter […]

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Nilgai Hunting: How and Where to Hunt the Blue Bull

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Nilgai Hunting

Here’s what hunters need to know about this unique member of the antelope family. The nilgai, which originated in India, is the largest antelope in Asia. The species was imported to the King Ranch in south Texas in the 1930s, and now nilgai antelope are concentrated to about a dozen private ranches in the state’s […]

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Jerky Shooter

The Hardest Part is Deciding Which Flavor to Make Of all the outdoorsman’s food groups, trail mix, sausage and salami are good, but jerky is the best in my book. Packed with protein and low in fat, it’s just enough to get you through a long morning in the deer stand or waterfowl blind. In …

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Polaris Announces New 2022 Limited Edition Polaris Hunt Editions

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Polaris Hunt Edition

Polaris is bringing back their Hunt limited editions for 2022. Last year Polaris introduced their Big Game and Waterfowl editions of their popular RANGER XP 1000 side by sides. These machines were specifically designed with hunters in mind and were packed with features meant to make your experience in the woods pursuing game a much […]

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