Category: Hunting

Field to Table Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Wild Turkey Bites

Jennifer Danella
Bacon Wrapped Turkey Bites

When you’ve got wild turkey meat on hand, sometimes it’s a little difficult to come up with a good meal idea that everyone in your crew will enjoy. Then again, when you wrap things in bacon, you can’t ever really go wrong, can you? Bacon wrapped turkey bites are one of those can’t-miss recipe ideas […]

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Cold Two Ways: January Pheasants in South Dakota

Dylan Hayward
January Pheasant Hunting

Every year my friend and I like to go on a special upland hunt. It’s truly one of my favorite hunts to go on, and if it’s pheasant hunting, I’m in heaven. The pheasant is such an awesome-looking bird, tastes incredible, and there’s something about the teamwork you can conduct with your bird dog that […]

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Unlucky Hunter Somehow Misses Buck 5 Times at Point Blank Range


whitetail deer

Every seasoned hunter ends up missing a shot at some point or another. That is just the nature of the activity, and precisely why it’s called hunting and not killing. There are no guarantees you are going to fill that freezer full of venison every year. Never is that more obvious than today’s fail video […]

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3 Times an Otherwise Normal Hunt Turned Into a Fight for Survival

Craig Raleigh
Hunting Survival Stories

In the modern era of hunting, it’s easy to get complacent and forget you’re entering the animal’s domain. Even in smaller hunting areas, the woods and nature can be deadly to those who aren’t careful. All it takes is one wrong path in the woods to get lost, or one bad fall to leave you […]

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Little Girl Smokes Her First Buck Ever Using a Tiny Compound Bow


First Buck

We always hear about how hunting may be a dying pastime as the number of young people taking up the tradition seems to be dwindling. However, sometimes we need to step away from the gloom and doom and take a moment to appreciate the new, young hunters we have. This video from whitcombswhitetails does just […]

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Sitka Equinox: Spotlight on the New Turkey Line and Review of the Turkey Vest

Sitka
Sitka Equinox

Sitka is known for developing high-quality gear with thoughtful features we didn’t even realize we wanted — hoodies with an integrated face mask, bibs with a built-in drop seat, and whitetail jackets with a safety harness port. And now that we have the innovation, we can’t live without it. Turkey hunters have been wearing pieces […]

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When to Plant Food Plots for Deer Hunting and See the Best Success

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When To Plant Food Plots

Creating food plots can be a great way to improve your hunting season. Afterall, having multiple food sources on your property is a terrific way to attract and hold deer, while also creating a honey hole for you to set up a treestand on. If you’re new to establishing food plots, it can seem a […]

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Brassica Food Plot: What It Is and Why Deer Love It

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Brassica Food Plots

Brassica is a member of both the cabbage and mustard families making it a cruciferous vegetable, and whitetail deer sure do seem to love it? It is well adapted to cold weather, can be planted with a no-till process, and are most attractive in the late summer and the fall. At this point, manufacturers have […]

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Hunter Downs Big Buck, Then a Bigger One Appears To Attack His Dead Rival


Big Buck

Firearms season and the rut are an exciting time of year for deer hunters. You just never know when you’re going to get the opportunity at that big buck. The rut drives big bucks do make stupid mistakes they may not have otherwise done. It’s the time of year when anything can happen and that […]

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Field to Table Recipe: Wild Turkey Fettuccini with Basil Pesto

Jennifer Danella
Wild Turkey Fettuccini

Fettuccini is one of our favorite meals by far, especially when it’s made with wild turkey meat instead of the typical chicken. This is one of those recipes that’s actually really easy, and you can pull off a meal worthy of an Italian restaurant without too much effort or time. What makes it extra special […]

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