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Sitka Gear Women’s Early Season System Review

  Women’s SITKA Gear Raises the Bar for Women’s Hunting Gear: Early Season System. By Nancy Jo Adams SITKA Gear raised the bar for women hunters with the introduction of a functional clothing system that does more than just fit properly. The new SITKA Gear Women’s Whitetail System is a …

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Guide For Running In The Cold

  By Mayrena Hernandez As a native Texan, we know that there are really only two seasons in Texas, or at least in the DFW area. One is a blazing hot summer and two is “something else.” That something else is somewhat of a winter or fall type weather. This …

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Christmas List for Anglers

  By Pete Rogers It is that time of year when spouses of sportsmen and women are scrambling for something to get for Christmas that they don’t already have. Many dedicated anglers do not wait for a holiday to get what they absolutely must have. When they see something they …

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Hawke Laser Rangefinder Pro 600 Review

  Hawke Sport Optics Laser Rangefinder Pro 600 Offers Hunters Precision Shooting. By Nancy Jo Adams As an archery hunter, I know that my rangefinder is the most crucial piece of gear I can have on the hunt in hitting my mark. Some hunters have a gift of being able …

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Ameribag Tech Bag Review

  By David Link For over 30 years, Ameribag has designed innovative backpacks built to alleviate stress on the back, neck and shoulders. Today we look at one of their newest models for 2017, the Ameribag Citron Tech Bag. Basics It’s no secret that a fully loaded backpack can take …

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Pinpoint Objects With New Pointers From Teknetics And Fisher Labs

  Just announced for the winter, Teknetics and Fisher Labs have released new metal detector pointers that are perfect assets to your full-sized metal detector. These pointers are the most advanced that the companies have produced to date, and they offer a lot of great features to pinpoint precious metals, …

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Hoka Ora Recovery Slides Review

  By Mayrena Hernandez When it comes to reviewing a product such as a recovery shoe, it is a little more difficult than your typical review. The same goes with any other shoes. This is simply because not everyone’s foot type will necessarily fit this type of recovery shoe. This …

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Getting the Kids Ready for Waterfowl Season

  By Jason Herbert “Dad can we shoot tonight?!” “Heck yeah, we can, in fact, we probably better,” I replied. I live to go hunting with my kids and look forward to the memories that we make together each season. That being said just like training a dog, there are …

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Hawke Optics Endurance ED 10×50 Binocular Review

  The Endurance ED 10×50 measures up to be the perfect hunting optics. By Nancy Jo Adams A successful hunt often comes down to relying on your optics for spotting and stalking game animals. I have field-tested a variety of brands of binoculars over the past nine years and have …

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Banded Lightweight Gear Review

  Banded Lightweight Gear Gives Options for those Warm Early Season Hunts. By Nancy Jo Adams Banded has a solid reputation for quality duck hunting gear, but now spring turkey hunters and early season deer hunters can experience the Banded quality with the new ultra-lightweight hunting gear. The new ultra-lightweight …