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  By David Link So you’re in the market for a new spotting scope. With all the brands and versions out there, it’s hard to know where to start, but not to worry, we’ve put together this basic guide to get you on the right path. The first place to start is to choose a […]

  By Robin Follette After hours, maybe days or months or years of hunting, there it is – the wild game animal you’ve been waiting for. You wait as long as it takes to make the best shot. A little while later you start preparing your food for the table. It’s Too Gamey One of […]

  By Mike Burchett I recently had the ability to see in complete darkness.  No, I didn’t have a bionic procedure done on my eyes, although that would be something to talk about.  My son and I went out one crisp winter night in search of some Coyotes.  No, we weren’t hunting in the traditional […]

  By Robin Follette Ice fishing – one of winter’s best activities and a long-standing tradition that keeps outdoors folks busy during long winters. We watch the forecast for “good ice making weather” and hope January thaw doesn’t set the ice making too far back. We wait for the first reports of four inch thick […]

Robin Follette is the co-host of On The Fire, down home recipes and cooking for outdoors men and women. She homesteads in the woods of Maine with her husband Steve. http://alifeinthewild.com  

  By Nancy Jo Adams Any turkey hunter would agree that being a successful hunter takes more than average calling and a double dose of patience. Even some of the best turkey callers in the industry have sat countless hours afield with impeccable calling and still were not successful in harvesting that wary trophy tom. […]

  By David Link Tackling your favorite stretch of hunting territory or heading off on a multi-day hike or camping trip? One tool you should never leave behind is a sharp, reliable knife. From field dressing that trophy buck to acting as a survival tool in sticky situations, if you’re an outdoorsman or woman and […]

  By Guy Sagi Nikon’s hard-earned reputation for camera gear rugged enough to thrive in hostile environments, yet precise enough to capture some of history’s most iconic images, has an unintended consequence. The company’s sport optics division will probably always operate in the shadow of its counterpart, despite delivering the same reliable performance and value. […]

Guy J. Sagi has been reporting on the outdoors for more than 30 years. He was editor in chief of Shooting Illustrated, the NRA’s newsstand monthly, NRA InSights, Shooting Sports USA and Free Hunters during his 10 years with NRA publications. His byline has been seen in most major outdoor publications and he was editor […]

Tony Martins is a small business owner, consultant, and lecturer, Labrador retriever breeder, and freelance outdoors writer. As a consultant and technical writer his work has appeared in pharmaceutical trade publications like Drug Topics, American Druggist, America’s Pharmacist, and Retail Pharmacy Management, where he also served on the editorial board. When friend, fellow muzzleloader enthusiast, […]