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Coon Hunting and Money Hounds

Coon Hunting and Money Hounds

Coon hunting in America has become a multi-million-dollar business. Coon hunting has morphed from a weekend outing to a serious sport. In fact, a nighttime jaunt into the woods is now a heady quest for fame and fortune. That is, if you have the right hound. An...
‘Squirrel Hunting’ For Deer

‘Squirrel Hunting’ For Deer

 Basic Squirrel Hunting Tactics Can Help You Bag a Buck This Season A sleepy sun begins to crest over the ridgetop. In the hardwood hollow below, an ever-slight rustling sound reaches the hunter’s ears. The camo-clad hunter strains to get a peek at the critter...
Tips for Training Your Squirrel Dog

Tips for Training Your Squirrel Dog

Follow a pro hunter’s advice in developing your own champion squirrel dog. What’s not to love about hunting squirrels with a dog? You get to spend time in the great outdoors with your canine companion, chasing bushytails and making memories with your buddies. But, you...
Time to Track

Time to Track

Deciding how long to wait before tracking an arrow-shot deer can be the toughest part of bowhunting. A buck approaches the opening near an acorn-laden white oak 30 yards from your stand. Your muscles tense as the bow comes to full draw. Thoughts of practice—aiming and...
How-To: Hog Skinning & Backstrap Butchery

How-To: Hog Skinning & Backstrap Butchery

Most meat for least mess – Steve Bain’s captioned photo sequence shows how to treat the skinning of a carcass that has the inevitable gun shot wound. There are many ways to skin a carcass; the step by step sequence in this series of photographs deals with the skinning...
Small Waters Can Produce Big Results for Anglers

Small Waters Can Produce Big Results for Anglers

Regarding places to fish, we tend to think that bigger is better. That’s not always true. When the evening shadows began to creep across the water of the small stream, fish began feeding under the overhanging limbs of a creekside tree. The angler carefully entered the...