How To Buy The Perfect Compound Bow For Hunting

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You can kill big game with an original Allen Speedster or a Dukes-era Martin Wart Hog if you want, but ever since Hollis Wilbur Allen patented that first compound bow in 1969, and since Bo and Luke blew up their first outhouse, modern bow technology has advanced at a breakneck pace. Whereas today’s longbow looks […]
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Turkey Hunting The Black Hills

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A sudden winter storm makes an already challenging public-land hunt even harder—and more rewarding I was on my way to check one last piece of public ground for my evening hunt, when something out of place on the trail, covered with fresh snow, caught my eye: a set of turkey tracks. I hopped out of […]
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How To Cook Venison Carbonnade

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Ingredients 3 lb. venison stew meat, cut into 2-inch cubes 2 Tbsp. butter 4 slices bacon, chopped 3 yellow onions, chopped 1 Tbsp. dark brown sugar 4 cloves garlic, minced 16 oz. Belgian dark strong ale or other dark flavorful beer 1 cup (or more) chicken stock 1 bay leaf 1 tsp. dried thyme 1 […]
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6 First-Aid Items That Could Save Your Hunting Dog

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Gun dogs are bred to work hard under tough conditions. That’s why a good first-aid kit for your hunting dog is important. Kristina Mott is a central Wisconsin veterinarian who is also a serious hunter and dog breeder. Consequently, she’s aware of just what can happen to dogs while in the field. “Going without any […]
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8 Tips for bagging more late-season pheasants

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A late-season pheasant is an entirely different bird than those found early on or even in the middle of the season. Hunting them is similar to trying to tag a wary old whitetail buck. They’re paranoid, jumpy, and just plain difficult to get close to. Depending on which state you live in, pheasant season may […]
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How to shoot fast flying birds

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Most hunters move too quickly when a bird flushes. A friend once emptied an unplugged Benelli at a ringneck pheasant that had jumped up at our feet. The rooster was still in range when his gun spit out the last smoking hull. So, I mounted my gun and shot the bird. Take a deep breath […]
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