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Blindsided: A Guide to Blind Building or Buying

Want to tag a lovestruck tom this spring? Betray his keen vision with a blind.

Say It Loud: I Hunt and I’m Proud

It’s understandable if hunters everywhere feel defensive about our pastime, even to the point of being bashful. But the author has learned to bury the ignominy and proclaim his love of guns and hunting. After all, the last time anyone checked hunting was a legal activity.

.45-70 4-Life

While it may lack the speed and shapely beauty of modern contenders, this nearly 150-year-old cartridge continues to prove itself in the field. Whoever said nothing lasts forever obviously never met the .45-70 Gov’t.

New for 2022: Delta McKenzie Big 8 Archery Target

Delta’s new Big 8 target is the first poured-foam target to utilize an 8-sided asymmetric hexagon design. Available in two sizes, the Big 8 provides a larger shooting area versus conventional square target designs.

A Curmudgeon’s Guide to Debating Anti-Hunters

Any seasoned hunter could be accused occasionally of trying to out-shout an anti-hunter. But most of us also should follow our own advice: first count to 10. Then, and only then, calmly hit ’em with the facts.

Comfort Afield: ThermaSeat Roundup

Contributor Barb Melloni gives a rundown on the different offerings available from ThermaSeat, to keep hunters comfortable in the woods this turkey season (and beyond).

A Beginner’s Guide to Turkey Hunting

Learning how to hunt turkeys is easier than you think. Here is what you need to know to jumpstart your journey.

Hunt Out of Your Comfort Zone for Eastern Turkeys

Eastern wild turkeys, found in 38 states, are our most widely distributed subspecies of wild turkeys—and also perhaps the most confounding bird to hunt. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Try these tactics to avoid frustration.

Turkey Hunting with a Red Dot: Leupold’s DeltaPoint Pro

Turkey hunters looking for a reliable red dot for their turkey gun need look no further than the DeltaPoint Pro. It is compact, lightweight and features a wide field of view, motion sensor technology to conserve battery and multiple brightness settings.

A Guide to the Big Woods

Maine’s Matt Whitegiver has guided hunters for more than 40 years. Today, he lives to guide Special Operations veterans to Big Woods adventure—and perhaps a path back to peace.

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