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Pennsylvania Teens Charged with Felonies After Viral Deer Abuse Video


Charges are finally filed in the Pennsylvania deer abuse case. Remember that awful deer abuse video that lit a firestorm of fury across the Internet a few months ago? Two Brookville, Pennsylvania teenagers have now formally been charged with felonies in the case. The video, which showed the young men laughing as they repeatedly kicked

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What to Take From the BBC’s “Are American Hunters an Endangered Species?”

Travis Smola
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The BBC painted something of a bleak portrait of hunting in North America. The British Broadcasting Corporation recently put out an interesting piece discussing the future of hunting here in North America, and it has us wondering what we should take away from it. The piece admittedly paints a bleak picture of the future of

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5 Trail Cameras That Captured Our Attention at ATA 2020


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In the modern era of bowhunting, trail cameras have become an instrumental element in the tracking process. If you want to know the secret to harvesting big bucks, the answer is pretty simple: no tool gives hunters a greater advantage than trail cameras. Since their emergence, trail cameras have made some unbelievable progress, largely because

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Drury Outdoors Announces the Winner of Their Farm Giveaway!

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Drury Outdoors Announces The Winner of Their Farm Giveaway!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived: Drury Outdoors just announced the winner of their 30th Anniversary Farm Giveaway at the 2020 ATA Show! Mark and Terry Drury released their first turkey hunting video all the way back in 1989. They announced at the 2019 Archery Trade Association show that they were going to

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No, Grand Teton Elk Hunt Does Not Attract Grizzlies, Study Concludes


Scientists say grizzlies unaffected by elk hunting. Grand Teton National Park’s controversial elk hunt just had some more fuel added to the fires with an announcement by wildlife officials that grizzly bears aren’t drawn in by the hunts. Critics of the hunt have often claimed an increase in elk carcasses or leftover gut piles and

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2 Sets of Mule Deer Bucks Battle It Out in Colorado

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A mule deer buck rumble caught on camera is great, but two different battles at the same time is awesome! Colorado Springs, Colorado was the recipient of one of the greatest deer battles ever when four different mule deer bucks went at it at the same time. It’s not that all four were fighting each

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Tennessee Man Shoots Cryptorchid Buck He’s Hunted for Years

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This buck was considered a “freak” deer by locals. A man in Tipton County, Tennessee, was fortunate enough to harvest the deer of a lifetime when he went hunting Jan. 2, 2020. However, he and his quarry were no strangers. A cryptorchid deer had made a quite a reputation for itself in the Covington area.

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Reflecting on Deer Season: The Story of My Michigan Buck

Travis Smola
2019 Deer

My most successful seasons seem to happen when I least expect it. I did not expect to get a deer this year. I truly didn’t. Between new responsibilities here at Wide Open Spaces and a packed schedule that included doctor’s appointments and a glut of high school sporting events I had to report on for

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Deer Taxidermy Options: 6 Different Ways to Memorialize Your Harvest

Travis Smola
Deer Taxidermy Options

Here are some taxidermy options for that big buck you harvested this year. Were you fortunate enough to harvest a nice buck this year? If you were, your next thought after how you were going to cook the backstraps was probably how you were going to display your latest harvest. After all, you worked hard

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6 Under the Radar Outdoor Hunting Personalities to Keep an Eye On

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Here are some under the radar sportsmen and women to keep an eye on. The hunting industry has no shortage of famous TV personalities who everyone knows. like Jim Shockey, Michael Waddell, or Lee and Tiffany Lakosky. Some have even found some mainstream TV show success like the Meateater Steven Rinella, who can be found

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Wolf Picture Sparks Angry Comments, From Both Hunters and Anti-Hunters

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You’d think that anti-hunters and animal rights would tire of saying ridiculous things. Here are a few more of the stupidest. As we mentioned in Part I of this two-part series, I shared a photograph on my Stumpjack Outdoors page of a hunter holding a very large wolf. The photo generated over 10,000 reactions and

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