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Idaho Poachers Who Illegally Took 16 Elk, 3 Deer Face Fines and Jail Time

Travis Smola
Poaching

Six men sentenced for poaching of numerous trophy animals. With the crazy negative news cycle of 2020, we will take any good news we can get at this point. Six poachers now must pay over $75,000 in reimbursement over a 2018 elk and mule deer poaching case in Idaho. In a press release on their

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6 Rifles Chambered in .357 Magnum Perfect for the Range or Deer Woods

Ruger/Marlin
.357 Magnum Rifles

These .357 Magnum rifles will put deer on the ground this season. While one may traditionally think of handguns for self-defense when they think of .357 Magnum, this round has proven itself over the years as a quality hunting round for deer and similar-sized big game animals. Using .38 Special as a parent case, .357

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Check Out Some of Hushin’s Best Shed Antler Finds of 2020

YouTube: Hushin
Shed Antlers

The Hushin crew had quite the shed hunting season. It is pretty much unanimous by this point. Most people agree that 2020 is one of the worst years on record due to the absolutely insane news cycle and the coronavirus pandemic causing all sorts of problems in the world. Fortunately, the great outdoors is mostly

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Predator Call Sends Bear Running Straight Into Hunter’s Scope

YouTube: Bear Hunting Magazine
Calling Brown Bear In Alaska- Watch How Fast That Bear Comes In

Things can happen really quickly if you’re calling brown bear, so make sure you’re set up and ready to shoot before blowing that call! Their diet varies considerably over the course of the year, and Alaska Brown Bears eat a wide variety of food including berries, salmon and even other bears. They’ll also readily eat

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Hunter Makes an Perfect Shot on a Running Buck

YouTube: Justin Walsh

This hunter dropped a buck on the run with a quick shotgun blast. In this video, we see GoPro footage of a hunter in Norfolk County, Ontario, shooting a 12-gauge shotgun at a running deer. You won’t believe the incredible shot he’s able make on this big whitetail. Watch the video below: WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE Making that kind

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Shed Hunters Find an Ancient Native American Village by Accident

YouTube: Antler Trader
Native American

These shed hunters definitely didn’t expect to find this… One just never knows what they’re going to find while spending time in the outdoors, and that’s part of the fun of it. In this particularly cool YouTube video, a husband and wife go out looking for antlers. However, they end up finding something completely unexpected:

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How to Skin a Deer with Just a Golf Ball and a Pickup Truck

YouTube: Ben Brust
golf ball

Behold, another way to skin a deer: a golf ball, a pickup truck, and some strategically placed rope.  We take pride in gutting, skinning, and butchering our own deer, and like most hunters we have our tried and true methods of getting the job done. That’s not to say that we’re not always on the

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Utah Wants You to Hunt Their Giant Bullfrogs This Summer

Utah DWR
Bullfrogs

Utah officials are encouraging people to take as many bullfrogs as possible. It is rare for wildlife officials to take on what amounts to an “anything goes” policy for any sort of hunting. The rare exceptions are with invasive animals like feral hogs or in the case of Utah, with bullfrogs. Yes, bullfrogs are considered

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Shotgun Vs Rifle: Which is Better for Your Upcoming Deer Season?

Remington/Savage Arms
Shotgun vs Rifle for Deer

Is a shotgun or a rifle better for your upcoming deer season? When it comes to firearms for deer hunting, it seems like rifles are king. However, there is a rich history of using shotguns during deer season too. Both kinds of firearms are more than capable of downing whitetails and mule deer consistently. Whole

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Practice Makes Better

I’m 5 feet 2 inches, female, right-handed and left-eye dominant. Out-of-the-box firearms typically don’t fit me, and youth models have made poor substitutes. As if learning to shoot at a flying target, left handed, wasn’t difficult enough – throw in an ill-fitting gun and it becomes a recipe for frustration. I took up shooting and …

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Country Music Star Lucas Hoge Talks About His New Outdoor Show “Hoge Wild”


Lucas Hoge

Lucas Hoge talks his new show and getting musical inspiration from the outdoors. Before Lucas Hoge became a Billboard No.1 country music songwriter thanks to hit singles like “Dirty South,” he was an avid outdoorsman. His love of the great outdoors was fostered mainly in the small Nebraska town where he grew up. Now, the

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Judge’s Ruling Says Native Americans Must Follow Wyoming Game and Fish Regulations Off Reservation

Travis Smola
Native American

Wyoming court rules that Native Americans must follow game regulations when hunting off reservation. A Sheridan County Circuit Court Judge has ruled that Native Americans must follow the Wyoming Game and Fish department’s regulations when they hunt off an established reservation. The Gillette News Record reports Judge Shelley Cundiff made the ruling in the case

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