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Trail Cams for Spring Turkeys

  By Jason Herbert I run trail cameras almost all year round. I love watching deer grow antlers and waiting for them to shed. I like watching spring turkeys do their thing, and then figuring out how to best hunt them. Most people think that trail cameras are only good …

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When To Use Compression Gear

  When is it appropriate to wear compression gear? By Mayrena Hernandez If you find yourself participating in a marathon, you might just see a handful of people wearing compression sleeves, socks, tights, and other various compression gear. These tight-fitting garments are thought to improve blood flow to the muscles …

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New Sitka Gear 2017 – Logo Wear And Line Additions

  We’re back with more Sitka Gear additions new for 2017 including an upgrade to the Kelvin Jacket and Vest series, new Sitka Waterfowl clothing and new Sitka Gear casual and logo wear. Check out the newest pattern and unique Subalpine hunting clothing in New Sitka Gear 2017 – Subalpine. …

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Bow Hunting Turkeys

  By Pete Rogers As the popularity of turkey hunting continues to grow, there is a certain segment of hunters that believe for some strange reason, they should up the ante in the turkey’s favor. These hunters have opted to forgo shotguns in favor of archery tackle. For as long …

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Morel Mushroom Hunting – The Ultimate Spring Game

  By Jason Herbert If morel mushrooms could run away, I swear I’d never find one. Thankfully they don’t, but still, they are at times one of the most advanced game species I’ve ever faced. Morel mushroom hunting is one of my favorite spring past times, and for good reason. …

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The 41st NWTF Expo 2017 – New Products Part 2

Continued from The 41st NWTF Expo 2017 – New Products Part 1. By Nancy Jo Adams JEBS Precision Choke Tubes Headhunter Turkey Choke A lot can be said about the perfect shotgun, choke, and ammo combination but nothing truer than your success weighs on it. The single most important piece …

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The 41st NWTF Expo 2017 – New Products Part 1

  The 41st NWTF Expo Offers Exciting Turkey Hunting Products. By Nancy Jo Adams The 41st National Wild Turkey Federation Convention and Expo was a fast and furious five days of events with three days on the expo floor. My favorite part of the convention is visiting the booths and …

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New Sitka Gear Products 2017 – Subalpine

  The 2017 line of Sitka Gear products are available and for sale right now, and you’ll find the widest selection at 1800Gear.com. Click To Shop Sitka Gear Products   Sitka Gear takes a comprehensive approach to designing hunting clothing. They select high-performance materials, utilize the best clothing technologies like …

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The High-Performance Vortex Viper HD 20-60×80 mm (straight)

  By Guy J. Sagi Optics reviews usually come in two versions—so thickly coated in science and math that you get head cramps, or watered down until the only flavor detectable is writer opinion. The Vortex Viper HD 20-60×80 mm deserves something between, though, because it has the kind of …

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Gear For The Ballgame

  Baseball is back for 2017, and it’s time to get ready for another exciting year of action around the diamond. Spring Training is ramping up in Florida and Arizona this week, and whether you’re a dedicated season ticket holder or just a casual visitor to the home park, it’s …