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5 Affordable Rifles Ideal for Michigan Deer Hunting

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Deer Rifles for Hunting Michigan

These are the best rifles for Michigan deer. There are few states more seeped in hunting traditions than Michigan. Opening day of the regular firearms season is practically a holiday in some parts of the state. Hundreds of thousands of hunters take to the woods each deer hunting season in hopes of bagging one of […]

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How to Approach 3 Kinds of Duck Hunting Weather Conditions

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duck hunting

There are plenty of misconceptions about how the weather affects duck hunting.  Some duck hunters say you need the perfect wind, and others say that the barometric pressure has to be just right. Although in my experience, I have found that neither one of those claims is necessarily true. What is most important is the […]

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Hunting for Beginners: 7 Hunts Ideal for First Time Outdoorsmen and Women

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Hunting for Beginners

These are the best options for new hunters. Hunting has probably the largest learning curve of any outdoor activity out there. Many people think pursuing and harvesting wild game is easy. Until they get out into the field and start hunting for themselves. Usually, the first hunt is a bit of a wake-up call for […]

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Pheasant Hunting in South Dakota: Outfitted vs DIY-Style on Public Land

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Pheasant Hunting South Dakota

South Dakota is a pheasant hunter’s dream no matter the approach. For most hunters, pursuing pheasants is the pinnacle of the upland bird hunting experience. And the best pheasant hunting in the country can be found in Aberdeen, South Dakota. We recently got the chance to experience this great hunting first-hand. To make sure we […]

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Ringneck Pheasant: Profile on the Game Bird Species

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Ringneck Pheasant

Here’s everything that you wanted to know about the ringneck pheasant. The ever-popular ringneck pheasant (sometimes called ring-necked pheasant) is one of the most marketable game birds we know of in North America, but did you know that it is not a native of the continent? The incubation and hatching of pheasant chicks is now […]

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A Puppy for the Holidays

Who doesn’t want a puppy for Christmas? A hunting companion for the next several years sounds really enticing to most hunters. But finding that right puppy is not only challenging, it’s also downright confusing. The first Lab I ever owned cost me $50 and came as a referral from a friend who offered to help …

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