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Meat Test – Top Eat


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I recently found a mysterious chunk of venison hindquarter in the freezer. Not sure where it came from. I suppose I should have followed my own good advice and done a better job of labeling the package. After a three-day thaw in the garage refrigerator, I put it to the test. Whenever I’ve got a […]

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Summer Sausage Salad


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This recipe wasn’t created with venison summer sausage in mind, however, I do believe that it would work just fine. I made it this summer with homemade venison bratwurst. My goal was to make a lighter warm-weather dish and free up some freezer space. Next time I’ll try it with summer sausage. I remember when […]

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A Trail Cam Kit – The Essentials


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I like to make a “milk run” once a week or so to check trail cams; swap and pull cards, tweak setups and set new cameras. View this week’s video tip on how to assemble a trail cam kit loaded with all the essentials needed for keeping your cams fed and watered, and for avoiding […]

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How to Best Carry a Rifle


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Carrying a rifle for a full day of hard hunting usually requires a sling, but do you know how to carry that slung rifle safely and whip it into action quickly? Ron Spomer gives directions for the safest method of carry and two options for quick, smooth engagement.

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Spray a Scrape


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Think it’s too early to worry about mock scrapes? Not by a long shot. You can get started on mocks right now and increase your odds of getting fantastic trail cam pics in the weeks ahead, or setting up a super stand site for the fall. This week’s tip shows exactly how to get started.

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To Become a More Skilled Deer Hunter, Practice With a .22 During The Off-Season


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22 Long Rifle rimfire often shoot one or two types of ammunition more accurately than all others. Anyone in search of ultimate accuracy should systematically and carefully test as many loads as possible. Ideally, clean the barrel when switching between plain lead and copper coated lead loads. Shoot several five shot groups with each load […]

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Loosen Up To Shoot Tight


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Tight rifles shoot tight groups. Most of the time. By tight, we mean consistent tolerances and concentricity in working parts. Action, barrel, bolt face chamber, trigger. All the parts of a rifle must be tightly aligned to perform most accurately. But sometimes they’ll shoot better if you have a screw loose. I observed this phenomena […]

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