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Wild Game vs. Store-Bought Meat: 5 Benefits of Harvesting Your Own Protein

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There’s nothing better than doing your grocery shopping in the wild. While the argument that wild game is easier on the wallet doesn’t quite pan out given the amount of money hunters invest to fill tag, hunting for your meat does offer several benefits over picking up a pack of ground chuck. Nutrition Profile Red […]

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3 Totally Natural, DIY, or Cheap Ways to Have Great Camo for Waterfowl

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Camo for Waterfowl

Here are some cheap ways to improve your waterfowl camo this season. Having a good camo pattern is essential for almost any type of hunting whether you’re after big game, turkeys or in the case of this article, waterfowl. We won’t be talking hunting clothing like bibs, hoodies or parkas today. Instead we’ll talk about DIY […]

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Grills & Outdoor Cooking: The Quick Start Guide to Charcoal Grills, Smokers, and Camp Stoves

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Grills And Outdoor Cooking

Here are the basics of outdoor cooking using a variety of different tools and techniques. Welcome to the wonderful world of outdoor cooking, where some of the greatest meals possible can be created in the backyard, campsite, tailgate parking lot, or backcountry wilderness. It takes some practice and experience, but if you’re brand new to […]

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Duck Hunting Waders: 10 Options to Keep Your Dry and Comfortable This Season

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Duck Hunting Waders

A good pair of duck hunting waders makes all the difference in waterfowl hunting. When it comes to waterfowl hunting, you can expect to spend a lot of time wading in the water. Because the ducks are rarely going to come into your decoy spread in a dry place. This means a good pair of […]

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The Redhead Duck: An All-Time Favorite of Waterfowlers Everywhere


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The redhead duck is a hunter’s favorite. Here’s everything you need to know about this beautiful waterfowl. Redheads can be found in virtually every flyway of North America making them a favorite of hunters and birding enthusiasts everywhere. They have some of the most beautiful plumage of any waterfowl out there, even in its simplicity […]

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Duck Hunting is Here: Waterfowl Week

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Welcome to waterfowl season. Duck hunters take a lot of shapes and forms, but they’ve all got one thing in common: an affinity for one of the funnest, most fast-paced, target-rich wingshooting opportunities that North America can offer. When early teal season comes around, it’s all systems go. Waterfowlers rival the most dedicated whitetail or […]

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Cinnamon Teal: The Early Season Waterfowling Favorite

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Get ready to learn a little more about one of our favorite game birds, the cinnamon teal. The Anas cyanoptera or cinnamon teal is one of the most easily recognized waterfowl species in North America, but not everyone gets to see it. Living, breeding, and migrating mostly in the west-central and western half of the […]

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