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Yes Man

Hunger for adventure leads to a duel with a monster Arizona bear This spring, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity had my number, […]

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Lifestyle & Fitness

Exercise and Mental Health

"Everything from depression and attention deficit disorder to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases are reduced in people who exercise regularly. How does that work? As with many things, the answer lies in looking back to what our ancestors have known for millions of years: there really isn’t any distinction between mind/brain and body..."

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Gear

DIY Overlanding Trailers

"There are some great things we can take from the recent growing popularity of overlanding. One of them is a small off-road camp trailer. These little trailers can go anywhere your vehicle can go..."

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Lifestyle & Fitness

Eat Bear Meat

"Early American settlers also utilized bear meat, hide, and fat. Folks like Daniel Boone made a living selling the stuff to market. Eating bear was fairly normal until the early 1900s when the Teddy Bear was brought to life after Teddy Roosevelt spared the life of a bear that was tied to a tree. On that hunting trip to Mississippi, Teddy was having a rough go at finding bears..."

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Adventure & Hunt Stories

Fortress of the Goats

"As I emerged from a patch of timber, I noticed a patch of white on a cliff face on the other side of the drainage. Through the spotter I saw that the white patch was indeed a goat; a good goat..."

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Adventure & Hunt Stories

DIY Alaska Brown Bear - A River Odyssey

At the time, any chance of ever hunting for a grizzly bear was just a pipe dream; but even so, these stories were indelibly etched in our minds. One day, I thought, ‘I want to go on a hunt like this!’

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Strategy & Tactics

Back to the Basics

Put yourself where the animals are and in their travel corridors. Be observant of your surroundings and sign. Know if they have the best eyesight, smell, or hearing. Know when to push it, when to slow down, when to back out, and when to close the distance. This comes with experience in most cases.

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Strategy & Tactics

The Under-Recognized Species in the Overlooked State

California offers a lengthy deer season timeline and a generous two tag per hunter allowance in its blacktail zones, making it an appealing yet highly under-recognized hunt opportunity for out-of-staters. If only I had a nickel for every time someone’s head spun in disbelief when I told them that we begin archery hunting for blacktails on the second Saturday in July!

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Adventure & Hunt Stories

Bullwhacker

A Successful Goat Hunt with a Trusty Weapon “It wasn’t a buffalo or a deer or a goat. It wasn’t […]

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Lifestyle

Set a Hunting Goal and Stick to it

Mike shares his personal experiences and why striving for something that holds meaning to you is an admirable journey.

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