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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Hunting Tactics for 6 Stages of the Whitetail Rut

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A whitetail buck’s urge to breed—preceded by a drive to establish home turf and defend it against competing males—is the only real chink in a buck’s year-round survival armor. How many bucks (especially big ones) would we shoot if whitetails didn’t have a breeding season? Mighty few. On the other hand, how many bucks could […]
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Waterfowl Hunting Tips: Six Hacks For Hiding Your Layout Blind

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Vanish from view with these layout blind concealment tips Layout field blinds can help you disappear before the eyes of wary geese and ducks, or they can flare every bird that gets close enough to see the decoys. Whether you trudge back to the truck weighed down with your limit or an empty bird strap […]
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