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A whitetail deer buck standing in a field.
$70M CWD-Related Bill Contains Major Benefits for Nation’s Cervids

Understanding the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act, and other current federal programs aimed…

A moose stands in the a forest
Catching up to Change: A Sportsman’s Perspective on the Climate

Hunters and anglers have the power to make climate change a priority across the board,…

Venison Penne Ala Vodka sits on a table.
Venison Alla Vodka

Elevate your ground venison with a delicious and creamy vodka sauce served atop your favorite…

A whitetail buck stands behind a barbed-wire fence.
Curbing CWD: Wisconsin DNR Highlights Mitigation Practices as Disease Continues to Spread in US

Learn about Chronic Wasting Disease, rules for the Badger State and what the disease looks…

A man processes a whitetail deer.
Venison Meat Cuts and How to Cook Them

Use this guide to learn how to properly break down and serve venison There’s nothing…

A rangefinder is blacked-out with a white question mark on it. a sunset is in the background.
How to Pick A Rangefinder

The ins and outs of reading distances in the field and how to choose the…

An elk bugles in a mountain field.
Why You Should Donate Wild Game to Your Local Food Bank

Food banks and pantries are experiencing shortages that hunters can help mitigate With fall here…

Columnist Matt Gibble walks though the Colorado backcountry with his traditional archery equipment.
Your Backcountry Bowhunting Packing List

A comprehensive list of everything you need while on a backpack archery hunt in the…

A golden brown venison pot pie in a cast iron on a stovetop.
Venison Pot Pie with Wild Mushrooms

A delicious way to cook up venison stew meat topped with pastry There is nothing…

Rare venison tenderloin rests on a wooden cutting board. It is smothered in sage pesto.
Venison Tenderloin with Fresh Sage Pesto

A delicious way to enjoy both a tenderloin and fresh, fragrant herbs Nothing seals the…

Fresh venison hangs in Hunt to Eat Argali game bags.
Hanging and Aging Venison Meat

A breakdown of why and how you should hang and age your venison There’s an…

A bull elk bugling in the Rocky Mountains.
How to Set Up an Elk Decoy
A herd of cow elk rest in a snowy meadow.
Call It In: Hunters Don’t Tolerate Poachers

When I was a kid, I spent time hiking in the woods by my house.…

A sun sets over a vast mountain range
Shadows Below the Ridge

How learning to accept the darkness made me a better hunter When the treetops mimic…

A dead elk lies in brush after being shot.
Strike a Balance: Advice from a Seasoned Elk Hunter

Spending the last 10 autumns weaving between aspens and pines has taught me a few things about…

A thick conifer forest with a road running through it.
Dark Timber

Why this neck of the woods always feels so enchanting The average person or hiker…

A mountain towers over autumn trees.
The River Elk

Every hunter’s had that moment; the one you realized you’ve found your true north. Something clicks,…