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The Ultimate Outdoor Beverage- Chia Fresca

Anyone who has spent much time outdoors or in heavy physical activity knows that there are times when you need more than just water to drink. But sports drinks, while helpful with replenishing electrolytes, can be over-sugary, unhealthful, and un-flavorful after sitting in a warm backpack for a few hours. There are several delicious beverage […]

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The Best Deer Hunting Knife

Okay, so maybe this actually isn’t the “best” deer hunting knife out there, but it’s the one I use and works well for me. It’s not the one I would buy if I had a thousand bucks lying around (I’ll tell you what knife that is later), but if I have $25 on hand I’d […]

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Ideas on Getting Your Harvested Deer Out of the Woods

This is something I’ve always wondered about. For those who haven’t done it before, getting a dead deer out of the woods can be hard work, at least in areas where you can’t take motorized vehicles. I know what I do to get deer out of the woods (sweat, cry and contemplate my choices in […]

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All American Venison: The Bacon Burger

This twist on the classic bacon burger might be the best venison burger you ever tasted and will win over even the most hesitant game eaters. Rather than adding the bacon on the bun though, this recipe calls for adding it (and some drippings) to the burger itself to give a richness to the lean meat and […]

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Four Steps in Getting Meat From Field to Freezer

A lot of people complain about venison, or any wild meat, having a “gamey” flavor to it. Sometimes they’re right, and hunters need to know how to properly take care of game from the moment it’s on the ground to help eliminate this gamey flavor. 1) The first thing needed is a clean kill. Make […]

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