Hill Country Blackbuck with flintlock (image courtesy JWT for thetruthaboutguns.com)

Hunting Is What You Make of It

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Without a doubt, the easiest hunts I've had were on public land. In Pennsylvania, I sat in a tree stand in a wooded area between a series of farms. A local friend of mine told me...

How to Get Started Hunting the Right Way

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I used to shake a great deal when I saw deer wandering towards me across a vast fields of beans. Every inch they moved made my heart beat harder and it reminded me that...
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Trying to Protect African Wildlife With the Least Expensive Weapons Available

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In addition to hunting, when TTAG writer Jon Wayne Taylor is in Africa, he trains the people who protect some of continent's most endangered wildlife from poachers. This week he's in South Africa working...

Gear Review: Pnuma IconX Heated Core Vest and Pants

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I'm a total sissy for the cold. According to all the genetic tests, I'm about 4,000% Scandinavian, but whatever noble traits my hearty ancestors developed to live in the cold skipped right over me. Hating...

Planning on ‘Bugging Out’ In a Disaster? You Might Want to Rethink That…

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Anyone who doesn’t have his or her head buried in the sand has probably considered what they would do if something happened and they had to flee their home.  Sort of like when some...
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How Should Martha Stewart Keep Coyotes Away From Her Pretty Birds?

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  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Martha Stewart (@marthastewart48) //www.instagram.com/embed.js Martha Stewart keeps peafowl -- peacocks and peahens -- on her property. Her flock was just reduced by half a dozen after a pack...
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The Basics of Hunting in Southern Africa

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After my first plains game safari in South Africa last year, I was fortunate enough to be offered some contract work that has taken me throughout southern Africa. Since that first trip, I've spent...
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Happy Ending: New York’s High Court Rules an Elephant in the Bronx Zoo is...

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New York’s highest court -- the New York Court of Appeals -- rejected by a 5-2 decision the anti-hunting group Nonhuman Rights Project’s (NhRP) lawsuit claiming Happy the Elephant isn’t an animal and instead had...
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Chronic Wasting Disease and How It’s Killing Deer and Elk in North America

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By Allan Houston, University of Tennessee Chronic wasting disease, a deadly neurological infectious disease that affects deer, elk and moose, is spreading across North America. Most recently detected in North Carolina in March 2022, CWD...
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Fish & Wildlife Service Plans to Phase Out Traditional Lead Ammo on Public Lands...

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The ATF isn't the only federal regulatory agency that is newly dedicated to making life even more difficult and expensive for gun owners since the current occupant of the White House was inaugurated. The...
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Judges Don’t Take Well to a Lawsuit Arguing an Elephant in a New York...

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Human judges at the New York Court of Appeals appeared irritated that human attorneys representing an anti-hunting group clogged up their docket to argue that Happy the elephant, an animal in the care of...
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Access and Affordability Are Key to Ensuring Future Generations of Hunters

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By Salam Fatohi Hunting and recreational shooting sports are staples of American pastimes. Often, finding the time to get outdoors is a significant hurdle. For some respondents, free access to places to safely hunt and...