How To Guide

hunter using binoculars
9,277

How to Pick the Right Binoculars for You

October 14, 2020
On any big game hunting trip, and on many outings for small game and waterfowl as well, next to your rifle, shotgun or bow, a good pair of binoculars may be the most important piece of equipment you…
Women bow hunter
45,920

Bow Buyer's Guide for Women (and Youth)

August 19, 2020
One of the great boons to bowhunting is the growing number of women joining its ranks. Archery manufacturers have been quick to respond, producing more bows and archery accessories expressly with…
News & Tips: Use a Tadpole to Get to the Fish
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Use a Tadpole Resettable Diving Weight to Get to the Fish

May 22, 2020
There are many different ways to get your fishing bait in front of a walleye when trolling. One method that I have come to rely on is using an Off Shore Tackle Tadpole Resettable Diving Weight (Model…
Turkey hunter sitting next to tree shooting at 3 turkeys
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Is a 20 Gauge Shotgun Enough for Turkey Hunting? (video)

February 1, 2020
For many years, the 3-inch, 12-gauge ruled the roost with turkey hunters, but with the introduction of the 3 1/2-inch shell, the 12-gauge upped the ante with a whopping 2 3/8-ounce payload of shot.…
News & Tips: Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite
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Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite

December 26, 2019
Crappie are a great species to fish through the ice. At times they can be challenging to find, but once you locate a school of slabs, it's worth the effort. Often eager to investigate lures, crappie…
Easy, delicious beef & venison jerky recipes, plus tips on what makes the best jerky
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Tips and Recipes for Making the Best Beef and Venison Jerky Ever

November 20, 2019
Looking for Ways to Make Easy, Delicious Beef and Venison Jerky? The number of American camping trips fueled by venison or beef jerky is lost to history. Going all the way back to the earliest…
Angler in a boat on a fall day holding up a muskie facing forward baring its teeth
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7 Great Tips for Falls BIG Fish by the Numbers

September 25, 2019
For any predatory fish that swims, autumn can be the best time of the year for landing numbers of fish as well as the biggest fish of the season. As the waters begin to cool, fish will change…
News & Tips: 6 Crazy Delicious Hot Dog Recipes Camping Kids LOVE...
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6 Crazy Delicious Hot Dog Recipes Camping Kids LOVE

August 4, 2019
Ketchup and mustard? Come on… you can do better than that. Have you had enough plain old hotdogs at the campsite? Step it up with one of these crazy delicious hot dog recipes! Lodge Logic Cast Iron…
Graphic with one deer in field of soybeans for GrowingDeer.tv Episode #500
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How We Changed An Old Rocky Farm Into a Deer Hunting Dream (video)

July 26, 2019
Deer hunting and habitat changes on our hunting grounds: For 500 episodes we've shared what we do at The Proving Grounds in the rough, steep, rocky Ozark Mountains to produce bigger antlers and…
hunter using binoculars
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How to Adjust Diopter Settings on Your Binoculars (infographic)

July 22, 2019
Whether you spend little money, medium money, or big money on binoculars, they will only perform as well as you know how to use them.  If binoculars are to provide all-day comfort and critical fine…
News & Tips: What You Should Know About Ticks and Lyme Disease...
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What You Should Know About Ticks and Lyme Disease

July 19, 2019
Facts About Ticks This chart shows the life stages of three types of common U.S. ticks, including the black-legged, or deer, tick. Black-legged tick nymphs are more likely to spread the Lyme disease…
Gar fish in murky water by David Sledge
11,368

Gar Fishing With a Nylon Rope

July 15, 2019
As a kid I remember chasing sand bass on Lake Texoma. Once in a blue moon you'd see some fish schooling, slide in and pull back a fishing lure with straightened fishing hooks. Dad would say, "Pull '…