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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.

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.

5 Species to Pursue in the Offseason

For most hunters, the end of deer season ushers in the offseason blues. But those ambitious enough to dig a bit can find plenty of game to pursue until next fall. Here are five species to keep us all occupied.

How to Hunt Coyotes in Low-Visibility Conditions

If you’re left with nothing to show from your last couple of predator hunts, key on these environmental factors to hunt coyotes in low-visibility conditions.

How to Make Hunting Fun for Kids

If you’re looking to make a hunter out of your young apprentice, realize that comfort can either water or whither a new hunter’s interest. Make sure those early hunts are as enjoyable as possible, and you’ll be begging them to take you along in later years.

Turkey Hunting: Make a Plan for Merriam’s

The frosty white-tipped tom of the West lures many turkey hunters from other regions. But the bird that roams the Rockies can’t necessarily be hunted the same ways as birds in Eastern forests.

Tips and Tactics for Bowhunting Turkeys

Start your spring early by hitting the turkey woods with a bow.

How to Navigate the Hunting Tag Application Process

Application deadlines, research into the best game units, bonus points: Any hunter who has never navigated Western states’ big-game draws has a lot to learn. Here’s how to approach “tag season” for your best chance at success.

Benchrest Shooting Basics

Before you can do anything fancy in the field with your big-game rifle, you absolutely must prove the setup by firing several well-aimed groups with it from a benchrest. Here are the basic tools everyone should use to ensure sighting-in and checking zero go flawlessly.

How to Build a Packable Survival Kit

It never hurts to prepare for the worst. Here are the best items to include in even a minimalist survival kit that should be part of every hunting pack.

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