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    Arnold Powell

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    Patterning Your Shotgun for Turkey Season

    When shooting at large game such as Elk, Bear, Deer, Pigs, etc., we are taught to aim at the boiler room (where the heart...

    The Shock Gobble: Locating Turkeys in the Woods

    Turkeys are tough birds to hunt.  Their eyesight and hearing are both excellent examples of the old saying, “The best offense is a good...

    Video: Turkey Calling Tips (What Turkey Sounds Mean)

    Today’s video is a turkey video from Whitetail properties.  It explains what the different turkey sounds mean. Yelp:  Can be calm, agitated, or used for...

    Building a Hunting Rifle: Part 2 – Choosing Parts

    So at this point, we’ve discussed the rifle that I am building, an AR-15.  It will be chambered in 5.56NATO and will be an...

    Explaining the recent DNR Changes to Spring Turkey Season: COVID-19

      As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, making Michigan the state with the 3rd highest number of cases, the DNR has made some changes...

    Spring Turkey Hunt License Update

    ATTENTION Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent executive orders issued in Michigan, we are encouraging hunters to hunt close to home. If you have already...

    5 Essential Books About Hunting

    Spring turkey season is still a few days away in Michigan.  We are all pretty much stuck at home right now waiting for the...

    Guard the Gate: Why We Must Protect Bear Hunting

    Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State ParkIn October of 2019 I was in the Porcupine Mountains on a self-guided black bear hunt over bait.  After a...

    Michigan Governor’s Controversial ‘Motorized Boating Ban’ Not in Text of Emergency Order; Causes Controversy

    Michigan’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths from the illness rank fourth and third in the country respectively.  While some parts of the...

    Video: How to Pluck and Clean a Turkey With Steven Rinella

    Steve Rinella is, for many, the face of modern hunting.  Born in Michigan he has hunted every type of game imaginable.  An accomplished author...

    Building a Hunting Rifle: Part 1 – What is an AR-15

    No single firearm has engendered as much controversy in recent years as the AR-15.  AR stands for Armalite (not Assault Rifle as some will...

    Video: April Vokey 3 Tricks to Help Get Your Fly or Lure Unstuck From a Snag

    April Vokey is arguably one of the best and most prolific Anglers in the world.  A fly fisher by trade she honed her skills...

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    I have to admit that this was a new one, even for me. Starting a bit late, I headed out to some public ground...

    Dealing With Crowded Public Land

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