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Survival techniques to enjoy hunting and fishing with emergency preparedness, survival kits, survival gear, food and cooking, dutch oven recipes and how to cook wild game.

Review: Olight Perun mini headlamp | Light weight with heavy duty illumination

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This tiny light may be just what you need to lighten up your pack and brighten up your night.

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How to Roast a Venison Hindquarter

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Easily roast a venison hindquarter in an electric roaster with marinade recipe and cooking instructions. Make delicious roast venison in a few hours.

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Bug Soother® – a mosquito repellent that works against deadly biting insects

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Mosquitoes and other biting insects can make an outdoor outing miserable and can carry deadly diseases and viruses. Here is a bug repellent that works to deter these annoying pests.

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Nine tips for getting and keeping hunting access on private land

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Finding a place to hunt can be really tough. Here are a few tips that might help you get onto that prime, private habitat.

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Recipe: Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake Made With Storage Foods

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As much as I love sauerkraut, anything can get dreadfully boring if that is all there is to to eat day after day. This sauerkraut cake recipe came from an old cookbook, and could have been cooked on the Oregon Trail, or in any number of places along the frontier.

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A major benefit of deer and elk hunting is the superb meat. (Pantenburg photo)

Sight in your rifle for maximum hunting success

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I hunt wide open spaces out west, and in southern swamps with standing water. The zero setting on my rifle is never changed, and it always works really well.

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Videos: Nine mistakes that can ruin cast iron cookware

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Taking care of your cast iron cookware is not difficult, but ruining the finish is easy. Here are some things NOT to do.

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Off grid camping lessons from the Northwest heat wave

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 The recent Northwest heat wave caught my wife and me camping in our new camper off grid. Here are some things I learned.

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Knife review video: First look at the Benchmade Meatcrafter

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The right knives make backcountry meat cutting a lot faster, more efficient and safer. Two knives can do the work: a skinner/gutting knife and a boning/fillet knife. Make good choices in both categories.

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Try this simple rig to catch fish anywhere

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What’s a good rig for beginners to catch fish with? Try the so-called “Carolina” or slip-sinker rig. It relies on a sliding slip sinker, swivel and snelled hook.

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