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January 2018

Nikki Boxler

Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Hunter in Your Life


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Shooting sticks- Very rarely will you ever see me head to the woods without my bipod shooting sticks. They are quick and simple to set up, and they also provide the stability that’s needed to make that perfect shot. Caldwell DeadShot Field Pod- If you have never seen or used this product, I would highly […]

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Melissa Bachman

It is that “Tine” of Year Again – Shed Hunting Season


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This seems obvious, however, the location needs to be where animals are during their late-season patterns. Just because a great supply of deer live in an area during the rut doesn’t mean they will be wintering in the same location; so, some scouting may be helpful. Food becomes a necessity during winter. Most animals are […]

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Scott Leysath

Tales from the Dark Side – How to Cook Lesser Ducks


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Take the often-maligned snow goose, for example. An early season snow goose harvested in Canada is lighter in color and much less, well, gamey than the same birds we shoot in California. It seems that a young bird feeding its way through a barley field up north will taste better than the same goose in […]

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Nikki Boxler

Social Media in the Outdoors: Is it Positive or Negative?


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Social Media has many pros and cons. I love making lists so to help me decide if social media will be the downfall of hunting and fishing as we know it, I decided to make a list to see if the benefits outweighed the consequences. Positives:  Allows You to Connect with People from All Over […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Fun Late-Season Whitetail Hunt by Melissa Bachman


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This program allows youth who have NOT yet taken a hunter safety program to try it out, However. they must be at least 10-years old, but not older than 15 at the time of hunting. They must have a parent or guardian who is a resident of South Dakota AND have taken the hunter safety […]

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Scott Leysath

Boar Stew – Make a Tasty Stew from your Feral Swine


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Use the oldest stuff first. Frozen meat does not get better with age. I’ve been saying that for years, but I don’t always practice what I preach. I know…shocking. During a recent freezer clean-out, I found some parts of a feral hog that went into the freezer a few years ago. The parts were scattered […]

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Melissa Bachman

Why Suppressors


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This seems to stem from lack of education in my opinion, so this entire piece is dedicated to explaining why suppressed rifles are a huge benefit to all. Suppressed rifles are an incredibly fast-growing part of the industry. Almost everyone I know who gets one wonders why they didn’t use them earlier. Winchester’s XPR can […]

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Nikki Boxler

Check out the 6.5 Creedmoor


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The Nitty Gritty  If you are anything like me, you can tell me about numbers and ballistic coefficients. But what I really want to know is how the gun and ammunition actually perform and feel when shooting it.  So here is what I personally experienced and picked up on while using my rifle this hunting […]

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