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Know-How: Sharpen a Knife

Other than a gun or bow, a knife is about the most important tool a hunter may carry. Of course it must be sharp to be useful. Here’s how to put a good edge on it.

West Virginia to Allow Airgun Hunting for Big Game

The Airgun Sporting Association, the trade organization of the airgun industry, announced that West Virginia will soon be allowing air-rifle hunting for both small and big game.

Behind the Bullet: 27 Nosler

Nosler took the venerable .270 caliber to a new level with the introduction of the 27 Nosler. Conceived as a 21st century upgrade, the cartridge delivers previously unobtainable downrange ballistics by pairing the ultimate combination of case capacity with modern long-for-caliber bullets.

Recipe: Venison Shank Split Pea Soup

Curing and smoking venison shanks provides many recipe options, but using a couple of them to make split pea soup with plenty of meat is a perfect meal for hunting camp.

Additional CWD-Positive Deer Confirmed in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife has confirmed nine additional wild whitetail deer—five bucks and four does—have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

Leupold & Mule Deer Foundation Host Black-Tailed Deer Summit

Leupold & Stevens, Inc., in partnership with the Mule Deer Foundation and Oregon Hunters Association, hosted the first-ever Black-Tailed Deer Summit at the company’s headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon on April 20-21.

Hardware: Hornady CX

The new Hornady CX bullet is an upgrade of the popular GMX. The company’s ballistic engineers looked at all the attributes of the older GMX design and made some key changes which had an effect on downrange trajectory and terminal performance.

Senators Introduce CWD Bill

Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) have introduced legislation to address a host of state and federal needs in the fight to contain CWD.

Head to Head: 6.5 Creedmoor vs. 6.5 PRC

Between the 6.5 Creedmoor and the 6.5 PRC, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

First Look: Antler King Trophy Clover Mix

Antler King’s Trophy Clover Mix is designed to be a high protein- and tonnage-producing perennial mix, for deer and turkey food plots that last up to 6 years.

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