Tag: 2018

For The Nomadic Outdoorsman, Travel is About Faith, Connections, and Adventure

The Nomadic Outdoorsman
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A wild believer in Christ who’s passionate about connecting to the outdoors and other outdoorspeople, Dan Mathews is on to something. Mathews is behind the podcast The Nomadic Outdoorsman, which features average folks with above-average enthusiasm for hunting. The show has gained a large following since its inception in 2018, in large part due to […]

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6 World Class Bucks That Fell Decades Before High Fences Even Existed


High Fences

Have you ever noticed the whitetail hunting world has turned into a bunch of skeptics? World class deer fall across North America every fall, and with each one comes a whole slew of accusations against the lucky hunter. No doubt you’ve seen the comments on social media of “farm deer,” “high fence,” “genetically modified,” or […]

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The Mel Johnson Buck: The Archery World Record That Has Stood for 50+ Years and Counting


Mel Johnson Buck

In the deer hunting world, the typical whitetail buck records are some of the most sacred. They are the records every hunter wants to break, and because of the unpredictable nature of whitetail antlers, they are also the hardest records to break. Mostly because the big bucks at the top of the record books are of […]

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How to Determine When It’s Time to Move on From a Deer Hunting Spot


Whenever deer season starts to wind down, it’s crucial for hunters to take some time to reflect on the season, addressing what worked well, what strategies failed, and how you can improve for next year. But perhaps the most important thing to focus on is where you saw deer sign. If you spent the whole […]

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4 Deer Hunting Calibers That Are Quickly Gaining Momentum


Deer Hunting Calibers

As hunters, we are always looking for the next thing that will give us a better advantage in the field. That could come in the form of gear, camouflage, scent control, and even different caliber guns and ammunition. In recent years, firearm and ammunition companies have really been on the forward trend, developing some fascinating […]

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New Boone & Crockett Club Elkhorn Coffee Roast Pitching in for Conservation

Elkhorn Coffee Roasters
boone and crockett club elkhorn coffee

Elkhorn Coffee has a new offering that is the product of a partnership with Boone & Crockett to produce and sell a coffee just for hunters who want to help support conservation. If you are a coffee lover, this is the sort of thing that connects your daily habits with the support of meaningful conservation […]

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White Wild Turkey: The Causes and Odds of Encountering This Rare Color Phase


A full-body mount of a white phase wild turkey.

White wild turkeys are extremely rare animals. As turkey hunters gear up to hit the woods this spring, only a handful will likely experience one of the rarest sights in the woods. That is a sighting of a smoke-phase or white turkey. It seems like a handful are shot here in North America every year. […]

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