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Wild Game Cooking 101

Are you feeling stuck inside your house with not much to do? Do you have wild game meat in your freezer? Good. Time to get a little “wild” and cook some! With so many options for cooking cuts of wild game meat, it can sure be difficult for the inexperienced cook to know where to …

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Alaska Shuts Down Bear Hunting Due to COVID-19 Concerns


Bear Season

Alaska shuts down bear hunting due to coronavirus concerns. It wasn’t an April Fool’s gag Wednesday when the Alaska Department of Fish and Game made the unprecedented move of closing all black and brown bear hunting through the end of May. The news was announced in a short press release and will likely come as

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Washington Cancels Some Spring Hunting Because of Coronavirus


The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have decided to cancel the special youth turkey hunting season and keep bear hunting in certain areas closed for now. According to an official release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, both the spring youth turkey season (scheduled for April 4-5, 2020) and the spring bear

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Top 5 Venison Roast Recipes


There’s nothing like a good venison roast recipe to satisfy the family on any given evening. Suffice to say that most of us get through the cold, grueling winter with good food, and using deer meat we’ve harvested ourselves makes it even more meaningful. We thought you may enjoy some tasty recipes that will not

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How to Fry Catfish the Right Way


catfish

Frying catfish correctly is an art. A simple art.  Fried catfish joins a long, sad list of regional southern dishes that are often done wrong, such as barbecue, grits and fried chicken. It doesn’t need to be this way with fried fish. Frying catfish right is a pretty simple procedure, as long as you take these

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Fish Hook, Flesh-Eating Bacteria Nearly Took Fisherman’s Arm

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hand infection

Heed the warning: flesh-eating bacteria can do some serious damage, as this Florida fisherman found out first hand. When Mike Walton gets pricked by a fish hook, like he has so many times before, he typically yanks it out and doesn’t give it much more thought. That changed drastically after he received treatment for necrotizing

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7-Foot, 230-Pound Alligator Gar Drags Jon Boat Around Texas River

YouTube: The Fish Whisperer
alligator gar

This gar may be 80 years old! Usually when we share a video from the Fish Whisperer, it’s one of his signature fish-feeding videos. But when he uploads an actual fishing video, it’s usually a real winner. That’s definitely the case here. This one isn’t your usual gar fishing video. This fish is a 7-foot,

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Nature is the Respite for Coronavirus Concerns in Nebraska

Though we are in uncharted territory with COVID-19 regarding advisories and mandates, truly there is no better place to gain easy personal solitude or social distancing from the virus than in nature! All state park area grounds are open! They are not closed! They remain open to you for all sorts of outdoor pursuits – …

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Mississippi Poachers Kill 100 Wild Turkeys, Face Hundreds of Charges


Turkey Poachers

Officials say trespassing poachers killed nearly 100 turkeys last year. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officials say 14 people were involved in one of the worst poaching cases some conservation officers have ever seen. In a case that stretches across five counties and 15 different properties, the MDWFP announced in a press release

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30 Photos of Fish Jumping Out of Water You Want to Fish In


Check out these 30 leaping gamefish species to kickstart the spring angler in  you.  Our favorite fish species to chase, target, and otherwise try to catch can be found from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Whether they are native fish or an invasive species, we

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