Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Money for Hunting and Your Vegans for Free

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Listen up vegans, tree huggers, fruitarians and herbivorous liberals . . . According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, since the late 1930’s, hunters, target shooters and the firearms industry…

Non-Lead Alternatives to Lead Ammunition Just Make Sense (Happy Earth Day!)

Reader Rory Bagley writes: As people have become more aware of the negative health and environmental impactsof lead bullets, there is more and more caution when using these types of bullets….

Gear Review: Rocky ProLight Waterproof Snakeproof Hunting Boot

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No foot, no horse, equestrians say. Liberte says new boots, no hunt. Chasing an animal through the wilderness with aching blistered feet is Hell on Earth; most hunters break-in new boots months before…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Bestiality, Stupidity and Turkeys With Cellphones?

Anti-hunters support bestiality? The NRA takes their defense of hunting just a little too far . . . NRA Launches New Effort To Defend Hunting  – “Today, hunting is under…

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Class Review: Gunwerks Level 2 Advanced Long Range Shooting

If “class” sounds boring to you, that’s because few involve hitting a steel plate at one mile with Gunwerks. A mile…1,760 yards. But with expert instruction on reading and understanding…

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Journal: Turkeys Are The Bird You Love to Hate

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I’ve been hunting turkeys for many years. I’ve chased them across the hills of Kansas all the way through the cactus and brush of Junction, Texas. More than a few…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Bears, Pythons and Nazis Oh My!

Hunting is dangerous! I often find myself walking through the woods, alone, thinking WTF is wrong with me? My affinity for wild game has led me to some dangerous places and put me…

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Liberte Austin Talks Turkey About Texas Turkey

“Among the birds of North America, it could be argued that few rival the showmanship and vibrant plumage of the wild turkey,” the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) opines. “The…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Anti-Hunt Outrage Edition

Geez what did Geoffrey ever do to this tween? Although it’s perfectly legal to hunt plains game in Africa I’m not sure I want to hunt this cute cuddly creature. Then…

Turkey Hunting: Matching Calls and Decoys to the Season

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With names like “The Call Girl” and “The Thief” you would think we were talking about titles for a steamy Lifetime movie instead of essentials for turkey season. The season of…

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The Truth About Hunting TV Reality Shows

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates that more than 13.7m people hunted in 2011, spending billions of dollars. Yes, but — real people can’t afford to hunt every day. Not every hunt results…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest

Good news for Disney World! . . . Alligator hunting has become big business in Florida -“It’s a well-known fact that Florida has a lot of alligators. The Florida Fish and Wildlife…