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bear hunting
Live the Legend

Best Loads for Black Bear: The “Other” Spring Hunting


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For all of the excitement over turkey hunting among the camouflaged masses in spring, chasing gobblers isn’t the only game worth pursuing at this more mild-weathered time of year. Hunting for much larger game—black bears to be specific—is a favorite hunt in portions of the western United States and the vast untamed wilderness of Canada, […]

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alligator hunting
Melissa Bachman

Successful Gator Hunting


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One of the first questions many people ask me in regards to alligator hunting is where on earth do you shoot a big gator? It’s not in the heart or lungs like many other animals and the reason is simple. Most alligators that you shoot with a rifle are laid up on shore sunning themselves, […]

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youth season
Melissa Bachman

Importance of Youth Hunting Seasons


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Growing up in central Minnesota I can still remember the excitement of youth day duck hunts. It opened a week earlier than the regular season and my parents took my brother and me out to our favorite public hunting location and sat with us one on one, teaching us everything we needed to know. In […]

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deer antlers and fawns
Grant Woods

Antlers and Fawns


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Turkey season is winding down in some states. Many of us are putting up our turkey hunting gear and are starting to think about deer season. Ok, I admit I think about deer season year round! For me, it’s a very exciting time of year because antlers are growing and the first fawns are being […]

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play button snow geese hunting
Melissa Bachman

Spring Snowgeese


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When it comes to spring hunting, one of my all time favorites is snow geese. Seeing hundreds of thousands of birds in one area is incredible, and just the sound of all the geese gives me chills. Growing up we did a lot of waterfowl hunting around central Minnesota, but it’s become harder and harder […]

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toms pursue hens
Grant Woods

Gobblers Still Seek Hens


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Depending on where you hunt many of the turkey hens will be bred by mid to late May. Rather than seeking a tom each morning they are now setting on a nest and feeding. Some gobblers are still seeking hens while others have cycled through the breeding phase and are looking to rejoin other toms […]

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turkey hunting
Melissa Bachman

Sunshine State Gobblers


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For my first turkey hunt of the season I started out in Florida hunting Osceola’s. Typically when you think of the sunshine state, you’d assume it would be warm and sunny – not this trip. Apparently, I brought the cold Minnesota weather right along with me. The first day we had extremely cold conditions and […]

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turkey shooting tips
Live the Legend

Shooting Tips for Turkey Hunters


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Turkey season is close to being in full swing across the country and while you’ve probably been driving your spouse and kids crazy practicing your calls, will you be ready when it comes time to taking that all-important shot? At face value, shooting a turkey, typically standing still at a moderate distance, doesn’t sound like […]

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