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Deer Hunting in Illinois: Does a Boone & Crockett Buck Await?

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Deer Hunting in Illinois

Where will you find what you need to know about deer hunting in Illinois? Right here. The Land of Lincoln is one of the top whitetail deer hunting states in the U.S. thanks to lots of agriculture and prime habitat that the deer herd flourishes from. If you need more proof of that, look no further than

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A Very Cool Job: Nebraska Conservation Officer

A nice package of benefits. A plan for pay advancement. Flexibility with your work schedule. Working outdoors, especially with fish, wildlife, parks and water sports. Sound good? These are all positive facets of being a Nebraska conservation officer or what some still refer to as a “game warden.” And, guess what? Game and Parks is …

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The Great Big Oklahoma Deer Hunting Guide

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Oklahoma Deer Hunting

Here’s your guide to deer hunting in Oklahoma. Planning deer hunting trip to the Sooner State this fall? Whether you’re after whitetail deer or muleys with archery gear or a rifle, we’re here to help. We’ll go over purchasing your hunting licenses, good hunting areas and more. This is everything you need to know to

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Joe Stamm Partially Owes the Great Outdoors for His Black Dirt Sound


Musician Joe Stamm talks about his experience in the industry, and how an appreciation for the outdoors has left its mark. As outdoorsmen and women, odds are a lot of us share some preferences when it comes to music. Rock, a little country, and some definite Americana seems to be consistent in most of our

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Man Receives 12-Year Hunting Ban After Bear Poaching Incident

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
bear poacher

Not every poaching case is about someone hunting without a license. A South Dakota hunter recently learned the importance of following hunting regulations, and he learned the hard way. According to a press release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Robert Stalley was banned from all hunting and fishing activities in The Centennial State for 12

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Deer Hunting in Ohio: What You Should Know

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Deer Hunting in Ohio

Want to know about Ohio deer hunting? Here’s the scoop. The Buckeye State is consistently one of the top deer hunting locations in the United States. Every hunting season Ohio hunters shoot multiple Boone and Crockett class whitetail deer there. It’s easy to see why the state has become a go-to hunting destination. From season dates, bag

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The ScentLok and ScentBlocker Story, Finally Explained

ScentLok
Scentlok And Scentblocker

Here’s the ScentLok and ScentBlocker saga finally explained, so we can all consider the air cleared. In the vast world of hunting products, no two companies traded blows more than ScentLok and ScentBlocker, two scent control hunting apparel companies that were on the edge of innovation. In the end, I guess you can say ScentLok

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The Legalities, Trends, and Efficacy of Deer Hunting with Shotguns

Travis Smola
Deer Hunting with Shotguns

Deer hunting with shotguns is still popular in many areas of the country. The trend in hunting deer with firearms in recent years has mostly seen long-range as king. People are continually looking for ways to maximize their effective distance with a centerfire rifle or muzzleloader. But lost in the shuffle are those of us

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What’s in It for the Rest? A Guide to the Great Things About Hunting for Those Who Don’t Do It


Here are a few things to share with the non-hunters in your life. As hunters, it can be difficult to articulate exactly what it is that we love about this pastime and what we get out of it. Unfortunately, hunting is something that is quickly falling out of favor with parts of the general public.

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