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  By Robin Follette Creating, maintaining and improving habitat for hunting will help small game move into an area and not only survive but thrive. It’s a good use of time in the off season, and creating habitat doesn’t have to be expensive or too time consuming. As urban sprawl increases creating habitat for small […]

  By Jason Herbert Being a self described “Modern Backwoodsman”- I thrive on opportunities to get out and “unplug,” but I still also depend on a limited amount of technology. I also pride myself on being prepared for emergencies, and I like the peace I have in my heart knowing if something were to happen, […]

  By David Link You may have seen monoculars listed alongside other sport optics like binoculars and spotting scopes and wondered if they were really worthwhile optics. They tend to be relatively inexpensive and they look very small when compared to their binocular and spotting scope cousins, so they must be inferior when compared to […]

  By Jason Herbert Being blessed with four very active and hungry children leaves my life full of joy- and my wallet rather empty. I remember watching Doomsday Preppers a few years ago and thinking to myself if something were to happen, we’re screwed. I can’t afford all that stuff. Not long after, I was […]

  By Jason Herbert I’ll never forget the moment I realized I needed to bring bug spray with me while turkey hunting. I was perched along an old fence, overlooking a spring wheat field. The wise old tom had earned his stripes, and wasn’t coming in without a fight. As he grew closer and closer, […]

  By David Link It’s almost camping season again, and whether you’re enjoying nature only a few feet from your car or you’re heading into the backcountry for several nights, the selection of the right tent is paramount to a comfortable night in the wilderness. We’ll walk you through all the important factors to consider […]

  By Jason Herbert When I turkey hunt, I like to go out until I have a bird or it’s dark, whichever happens first. I remember a hunt a while back where I’m glad I had a plan in place. Driving to the new farm reset my patience. I had been out in the woods […]

  By David Link The most immediate threats aren’t long term, far-reaching disasters. They are short term ordeals that you and your family must navigate safely. This is not meant to be a commentary on long-term prepping, but this article is meant to be a companion to such preparation. Not everyone is going to stockpile […]

  By David Link Turkey hunting in North America has been a tradition for hundreds of years before European settlers settled upon the continent. According to the NWTF (National Wild Turkey Federation), Native Americans first began crafting turkey calls over 4000 years ago, and today the practice is more popular than ever. There are a […]

  By Jason Herbert My 60 acre family farm has seen it all. I’ve created bedding cover and foodplots, mineral sites and water holes. As a result of my efforts, we’ve killed some great bucks on our small Michigan farm. I’m having so much fun with improving our habitat that it has quickly evolved from […]