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Silynx Clarius Pro Review

  By Pete Rogers Hunters and shooters have largely been reluctant to add hearing enhancement and protection to their array of gear. Many of us have witnessed moments at the shooting range where someone believes they are more macho or seen as weak if they wear hearing protection. Even members …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope Review with Alpha Dog Down

  YouTube producer and hunting personality Alpha Dog Down specializes in predator hunting, especially in long range hunting scenarios. An important part of his hunting setup is a good long range scope, and the new Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope is perfect for the job. Check out his video review below, …

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Scent Control – Do You Smell Invisible?

  By Tony Martins Sight, sound and smell – these three senses are critically important for animals to live and thrive in the wild. Each is highly refined in both game and predatory animals, whose survival depends on the effective use of these senses virtually everyday of their lives. Hunter …

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Dog Training Basics: Getting Started

  By Tony Martins It’s been a beautiful spring day, warm and sunny. Home early from work, you decide to spend a little quality time with your five month old puppy. Looking out the window into the backyard, you immediately notice the garden hose scattered about, in several now separate …

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A Turkey Hunting Addict’s Favorite Wild Turkey Recipes

  By Nancy Jo Adams With the spring turkey season well under way, hunters are harvesting turkey and putting it in the deep freeze to feed the family over the next several months. With turkey, only a limited amount of meat makes it to the freezer, unlike larger game such …

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NRA Annual Meeting – Atlanta 2017

  By Pete Rogers peterogersoutdoors.com After attending the NRA annual Meeting in Atlanta, two things really stand out with the experience. First, why would I ever go to Atlanta again? With a long history of some of the worst traffic in the nation, it proved it once again when it …

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To Book, or Not To Book – The “Trophy” Hunting Controversy

  Continued from: To Book, or Not To Book… By Tony Martins The practice of “trophy hunting” came under international fire after “Cecil the Lion” was killed in Zimbabwe in July, 2015. Although no laws were broken by the hunter, “fake news” accounts of the incident fanned the fires of …

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To Book, or Not To Book…

  By Tony Martins Opinions vary widely on the topic of entering big game animals in record books. Some maintain these are systems to “honor the animal” or the hunt, while others argue they are simply a way for lucky hunters to brag about their conquests. In my opinion as …

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Tom in the Field – Fanning And Stalking Turkeys

  By Jason Herbert This ghost tom lives out his days, taunting us from the middle of the field, running away laughing at us every time we try a stalk, rendering himself immune from hunters. Or is he? Many people are trying a new trick this spring. For western hunters, …