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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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8 of the Best Turkey Hunting Shotguns on the Market Right Now

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Best Turkey Hunting Shotguns

These are some of the best turkey guns on the market today. Spring is here and it is almost time to head out for some turkey season! The right turkey hunting shotgun will down that big gobbler quickly and humanely. Properly taken care of, a good turkey hunting shotgun will serve you well for many

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Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Goes Beyond the Hunt in These Times

I isolated myself recently for nearly a week at a cabin and land to spring crossbow wild turkey hunt in rural southwest Nebraska. I had isolated myself with a longtime hunting friend, Jim Druliner of Omaha, NE. We drove nonstop from Omaha to our destination in southwest Nebraska and back. We washed our hands a …

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The Lancehead F1 Torsion Limb Crossbow Aims to Revolutionize Archery

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Lancehead F1 Limbless Crossbow

The Lancehead F1 Torsion Limb may redefine crossbow technology. In the archery world, few technologies have evolved as rapidly as crossbows. Manufacturers continue to make them lighter, faster and more reliable with each new release. There has also been a reduction in the profile of these bows with the trend moving towards more compact reverse

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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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Motorized Treestand Opens Doors for Those Who Struggle to Climb

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Motorized Treestand

This treestand could be revolutionary for getting disabled hunters afield. Here in the United States, one of the biggest problems facing hunting is people dropping out of the sport. People do this for many reasons, but one of the bigger ones is simply because they are aging out or their health simply doesn’t allow it

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Minnesota Mulling Over Eliminating Shotgun Zones for Deer Hunting

Travis Smola
Minnesota Shotgun Zones

Minnesota’s traditional shotgun areas could soon become a thing of the past. The Land of 10,000 Lakes is much like other states in the Midwest when it comes to firearms deer hunting. Certain areas, mainly the southern and western parts of the state, only allow deer hunters to use shotguns and handguns for whitetails. That

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8 Fun Videos That Show the Lighter Side of Being a Gun Owner

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Gun owners with a sense of humor are our favorite kind. Gun owners with a sense of humor… You know, our NRA brothers and sisters who love gun rights, shun the anti-gun nonsense, and live for the Second Amendment. We are the common sense, gun safety approved communities that see self defense as a duty

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Crossbow for Spring Wild Turkey Hunting

Nebraska’s popular archery spring wild turkey hunting season is just around the corner It opens on March 25. And, seemingly a growing number of hunters (like myself) have added another piece of legal archery equipment to their repertoire — the modern crossbow. The increasing popularity of crossbows for hunting and harvesting game is even showing …

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