January 12, 2018

Hunting knives are an important part of the hunt. Many hunters pride themselves using huge Bowie Knives, or custom, super sharp, cutters. There are many great choices out there. Here are some suggestions. Years ago, I came home from school and zipped out the back door to deer hunt. Homework could wait. I had a […]

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December 23, 2017

Venison is delicious! Folks that don’t enjoy the harvest, are missing he best part. Usually they tend to overcook the meat or are not very creative when coming up with new recipes. Years ago, I was part of a hunting camp where everyone shared in the total camp harvest each season. All members were presented […]

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December 14, 2017

with boughs of holly”. Deer heads, antlers, and taxidermy are all welcome works of art. Every hunter’s household have memorials of their successful hunts. The number of mounts is based upon the flexibility or the wife, or wall space. Antlers are so magical.  Deer are amazingly beautiful and interesting critters. You can have a household […]

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November 22, 2017

Wild game backstraps, tenderloins, fish, loins, or filets; no matter what you call them, this cut of meat, along the back of the critter, is simply delicious. Filet Mignons are cut from this amazing and lean cut of meat. Loins are often the first cut removed from the critter. Don’t forget the smaller inner loins, […]

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November 17, 2017

when it is hard to hunt! Most outdoorsmen are fair weather sportsmen. Anyone can enjoy, and survive, a long day outdoors when the weather is nice, warm, dry, and comfortable. These kinds of days are often lazy days for the hunter, and the critters. Most critters just bed down and relax. Fair weather hunters often […]

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October 17, 2017

Once your big game critter has been tagged, how do you hang it, before you do any processing? When you look at the albums of hold hunting camp pictures, the meat poles generally display their harvests with the heads hanging down. Usually a knife makes a cut near the knees, and a wood brace, or […]

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October 2, 2017

Hunters hunt for many reasons. For some, it may be to just get out their outdoor fix. Others are about the groceries. Trophy hunters want their antlers, horns, or mounts. Whatever your reason to hunt is, everyone wants to be their best at what they do. What makes hunters great? There is a huge difference […]

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September 22, 2017

No marksman wants to miss their target, ever! Unfortunately, missing is part of shooting. Whether using a bow, rifle, or shotgun, missing is a result of similar issues. The bad news is that a poor shot can result in a crippled and suffering animal. The good news is that, with practice, you can become a […]

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September 1, 2017

You’ll see more deer by looking at the little places, Don’t look for a deer, look for a piece of deer! If you look slower, you will see more deer faster! A deer will hear you 3 times, see you twice, but smell you once! These are some great hunting tips, shared with me over […]

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August 14, 2017

Deer hunters evolve. First, they want to harvest a deer, any deer. Then they want to tag a lot of deer. Now they gravitate toward shooting a BIG BUCK. Finally, their skills have prepared them to hunt a specific buck! Not all deer are created equal. Every rack is unique and different. A deer’s behavior […]

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