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Accomplishing the Turkey Grand Slam on a Budget 
  • Posted on: 02/06/19  Jeff Budz of Florida explains the key to tagging all four birds without spending much money boils down to focusing your efforts on states with long seasons, over-the-counter tags and ample hunting opportunities on public land. It’s best if four hunts equal four subspecies. Here are Budz’s suggestions to accomplish just that...

State-by-State 2019 Spring Turkey Hunting Forecast
  • Posted on: 02/06/19  Attention turkey bums: Your job has become substantially more difficult. With great spring hunting opportunities available coast to coast from March through early June, you’ll probably have to pick and choose your adventures. For many folks, that means...

Three Ways to Tweak Your Shotgun Setup for Coyote Hunting
  • Posted on: 01/22/19  Shotguns can make a good backup to a rifle. They have advantages in thick cover, where close shot opportunities disappear fast. But a scattergun isn’t always a backup. In some predator hunting scenarios, rifles aren’t safe--or even legal--to use, making a shotgun the only option. A coyote that’s been lured to 30 yards is one that’s been fooled completely. If you want to do that consistently on these wary animals, you’ll need to make a few adjustments to your usual rifle-hunting setup...

Canada Black Bear Hunt in Saskatchewan, Trip of a  Lifetime – What to Know
  • Posted on: 01/22/19  Getting close to a variety of animals and then harvesting one that’s unique is available when you bear hunt in Saskatchewan. If you ever get the opportunity to bear hunt Saskatchewan, prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. If giant bears are what you seek, you’ll find them in Saskatchewan. There’s a high number of Boone and Crocket bears taken every year. And there’s a higher average number of color phases, especially in the north. The idea of traveling to Saskatchewan can seem daunting, however...


Simple Tricks to Protect Ice Fishing Gear
  • Posted on: 01/11/19  It’s amazing how far ice fishing tactics and gear have come in a relatively short amount of time. But even the latest and greatest tools and gear are susceptible to damage, because let’s face it—ice anglers are known to brave some of the nastiest conditions. In this article is a few simple tricks to protect ice fishing gear...
The Epic Hunt for Nevada Himalayan Snowcock
  • Posted on: 02/25/19  There aren’t many birds that can stand up to the rough conditions that high alpine meadows and mountain slopes offer, but the Himalayan snowcock is a champion among them. The terrain it calls home in Nevada’s Ruby Mountains is equally inhospitable. A hunting trip for himalayan snowcock is more like Big Game than Bird Hunting. This article will give you the seasons and information on hunting this fascinating exotic game bird...

Egg-Fly Tricks to Catch More Steelhead
  • Posted on: 02/21/19  Take the guesswork out of egg-fly selection to catch more steelheead on Great Lakes tributaries from Minnesota to New York. The chromers that run the Great Lakes tributaries from Minnesota to New York peel as much line and jump as high as their Pacific kin. For many flyfishermen, the ultimate thrill is getting one to hit a streamer on the swing. These tips will help you tighten up your egg arsenal for any Great Lakes trip...

Strategies for Catching More Winter Wahoo
  • Posted on: 02/21/19  Frequent fronts often make the postcardlike conditions in these locations disappear. So why visit when strong sea legs are a requirement? Because any Southern captain will tell you that wahoo go on a feeding tear during the less-than-ideal winter conditions that aren’t for the average tourist. This is your best chance at scoring both numbers of and trophy-caliber wahoo. These three top captains will show you the way to trophy ’hoos...

All-Inclusive Hunting in Saskatchewan, Canada: What It Includes and Where You Should Go
  • Posted on: 02/21/19  Saskatchewan might be the best under-the-radar hunting destination in North America. The “prairie” province is a hunter’s haven. It’s wild forests and prairie potholes, provide incredible big game and bird hunting, without the crowds. There’s plenty to get excited about: Vast wide-open spaces, pristine boreal forests inhabited by massive black bear and moose, trophy white-tailed deer, huge flocks of...

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