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The Wrong Way to Learn Hunter Safety

Two men, a truck, some over-eager deer hounds, and a couple of loaded guns in the treacherous swamps of coastal lowcountry...what could possibly...

What to Consider When Buying A Boat

When you own rural land, you have a place for “big toys”like boats. But how do you choose which boat is best? Outdoorsman Jim Mize went straight...

How to Build a Hunting Cabin on A Budget

Building a hunting cabin doesn't have to break the bank! Conestoga Log Homes offers tips on creating the cabin you're dreaming of without a price...

How Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Will Help You Turn Your Land into a Wildlife Paradise

The FWC offers two free programs to help Florida landowners attract, nurture and protect wildlife on their property.

Unexpected Benefits of Hunting

In addition to the value of harvesting low-fat, high-protein meat for the table, there are many benefits that factor into the decision to be a...

5 Cooking Tips for Wild Game

Wild game is among the healthiest meat on the planet, but cooking it can be tricky. Try these five techniques  from The Sporting Chef Scott...

The Story Behind American Turkey Hunting

America’s turkey population diminished to near extinction 100 years ago as habitats disappeared. This is the story of how hunters and scientists...

Opening Day for Doves: the Party That Kicks Off Hunting Season

Just about the time high school bands start to practice on the football field, when hardwood leaves pick up the first notes of fading, and farmers...

Hank Patterson: World's Greatest Fly Fishing Guide?

We talk to Travis Swartz, the man who plays Hank Patterson in a humorous fly fishing series on YouTube.

The Best Hunting Dogs

When author Jim Mize was young, he would hunt with his grandfather's prize hunting dogs. He shares his memories of family hunts and explains what...