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Snipe Hunting 101: What You Need to Know to Get Started and Find Success


Here is everything you need to know about snipe hunting. Want to go on a snipe hunt? If you’re from the United States, you’ve likely been a victim of this practical joke at some point when you were younger. This American tradition of leading someone unexpectedly into a wild goose chase on moonless nights has

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5 Mother’s Day Gifts Your Favorite Huntress Would Be Crazy About


A huntresses’ Mother’s Day will never be forgotten if she gets any of these! This isn’t your basic huntresses’ Mother’s Day gift guide. This is more like a woman’s dream come true for outdoor mothers that know what they want, but can’t exactly ask for it. These Mother’s Day gifts for huntresses are a far

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Video: Bowhunter Arrows Rattlesnake Right in the Head

YouTube: Judge Giss

Watch this impressive bow kill of a huge rattlesnake! This video is a must-see for rattlesnake-haters (like me)! The one featured looks furious, too. It looks like it could strike at a moment’s notice. Sure, they’re an important part of their ecosystems, and rodent populations are kept in check thanks in part to them, but c’mon, the general

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Texas Has a New Bighorn Sheep License Plate, Adding to the State’s Conservation-Themed Designs


This bighorn sheep license plate is the latest conservation design released in Texas, with money going towards wildlife management and research programs. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently announced the addition of the Bighorn Sheep Conservation License Plate, the ninth in a series of unique, outdoor-themed license plates. The purchase of each plate sees

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Yes, You Can Actually Plan Some Pretty Cool Summer Hunting Trips

Keith Warren/YouTube
Summer Hunts

Who says the seasons end with summer? Spring is finally upon us and if you’re not already participating in spring turkey season, you’re likely thinking about it this time of year. Usually that ends all hunting activities for most of us until at least August or September, and we break out the fishing rods for

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One of the Oldest Deer Ever Recorded in Vermont Was Killed in 2018

Justin Hoffman
Vermont Deer Hunting

A 20-year-old doe was taken during the 2018 season, tying the record for oldest deer ever recorded. If you submitted a tooth from a harvested deer during Vermont’s 2018 season, you are now able to see the age of the animal by visiting the Fish & Wildlife Department’s website. In total, 2,999 buck teeth were

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10 Times Fishing Gave Us the Completely Unexpected

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Here are 10 times when fishing just didn’t go as planned. Fishing gone wrong is the optimum phrase here. From Florida to Texas and, in fact, around the world, whenever we take to the water to relax and try our luck, some unplanned event always seems to take over. Even grenade fishing gone wrong has

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