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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.

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.

5 Steps to Get Your Rifle Hunt Ready

Here are five steps you can take to get your rifle in shape and ready for hunting season this fall.

How to Build Killer Confidence Behind Your Rifle

Before fall big-game seasons begin, it’s important to build confidence in your rifle, ammo and optics—and how you perform with them in hand. To do so, it pays to put in practical range time, shooting not only from field positions but also building skill at quick, accurate follow-up shots.

Tune Your Shooting with Summer Varmints

A summer varmint shoot may be just the ticket to not only help farmers and ranchers limit crop depredation but also to hone your shooting skills.

Offseason Wingshooting Drills

A good wingshooter mounts the gun, focuses on the target with both eyes and pulls the trigger in one smooth motion so the shot pattern strikes the target where the shooter expects the target to be. Here’s how to practice all that so you look—and shoot—like a natural.

Backcountry Survival Tips: How to Deal with Disaster

Here’s how to handle various emergency situations in the wilderness, including hypothermia, severe bleeding, an animal attack, getting lost and snake bites.

How to Purify Water in the Wilderness

Don’t put your hunt or health at risk by drinking contaminated water. Here are eight ways to purify water in various wilderness situations.

How to Be an Ethical Long-Range Hunter

Here’s a detailed look at the knowledge, skills and gear required to be an ethical long-range hunter.

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