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3 Ways to Prepare Wild Boar

How exactly do you prepare that wild boar that you just bagged? Boar meat’s biggest downfall is that it’s lean and can taste gamey. According to Honest-Food.net, “Wild boar is a princely meat when that boar is young or it was a sow; old boars…are much more challenging to cook. As omnivores, whatever the wild pigs were eating before you came along…will determine …

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Bear Hunting Safety Tips [infographic]

Safety should be your number one priority anytime you are hunting. However, it is especially important when you’re bear hunting, as these large and powerful creatures can seriously injure or kill a human. Stay safe this with these bear hunting safety tips. Be Prepared Preparing for your hunt ahead of time is one of the most important bear hunting safety …

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Great Ways to Keep Busy in the Off Season

When hunting season is over you may want to put away your gear, kick up your feet, and relax. And you should do that– after all, you have earned it. Just don’t get too comfortable. Much like kids on summer vacation, if you play around for too long, you can get out of condition quickly. A better idea is to …

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Tips for Bowfishing Prep and Safety

For those who have been bowfishing, you know that it is an extremely addictive sport. If you’re an avid bow hunter, it’s a great way to keep your skills sharp during the off-season. It’s also a very active sport that makes you rely on your instincts and split second decisions to catch your prey. The visceral charge you get from …

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Fan Mail Monday: Andrew’s Buck

Enclosed is a photo of a nice Ohio 8 pt. buck taken by me on a deer hunting trip Oct. 27, 1997. It was a cold, windy evening on a stand in a Sweetgum tree overlooking a cut cornfield. It was pretty chilly and I was about ready to give up a little early after not seeing any deer. Before …

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Hunting Gifts for Mom

Every year, you might make the same mistake on Mother’s Day: you try to play things safe. You stick with candy, flowers, or jewelry, terrified that if you pick out the wrong present, the special mom in your life will feel unappreciated. These Mother’s Day hunting gifts break the mold of traditional presents, make the woman you love feel special, …