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10 reasons your venison tastes “gamey” (and what you can do about it)

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Don’t like venison because it tastes gamey or musky? Solve these problems and enjoy the feast.

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My deer hunting equipment All Star list may work for you

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Every deer hunter has gear he/she prefers, chosen through individual preference, inclination and experience. Here is my list – see how many of these items will work for you.

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muck boots, outdoor shoes, best hiking boots

Update: Muck Boots® Chore Cool knee highs – Coolest rubber boots around

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Good outdoor gear is an investment. Inadequate outdoor gear is a waste of money and could be potentially dangerous. These Muck Boots® are a great investment for anybody who needs footwear for damp, wet environments.

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Blisters on your feet | 10 tips on how to prevent them

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When your feet hurt, you may end up hating whatever activity you’re involved in. Blisters make it worse. Here is how to avoid them.

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Five things to know about hunting and eating snakes

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One way to deal with invasive species is to make them profitable to harvest. If a market for python meat and hides develops, it could help solve the Florida Everglades snake problem. Eat snake meat? Nigel Robert, founder of morereptiles.com tells what you need to know.

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As a hardcore survival stove, i.e. one that will keep on functioning regardless of the circumstances, you can't beat one that's fueled with biomass. Here's one worth considering.

Review: The improved SilverFire Survivor biomass stove is a good addition to your emergency gear

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If the powergrid goes down, your propane, charcoal or gas stove will work great as long as you have fuel. But a biomass stove never runs out of fuel. Here’s a good choice.

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Diving for clams on Mississippi River

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The Natives viewed clams as a food source. Today, some people still harvest clams, but for different uses. Along the Mississippi, clams were the basis for a thriving pearl button industry.

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Video and Review: Casstrom Number 10 Swedish Forest Knife

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This Swedish Forest Knife combines a great handle and blade design to make the hunting/bushcraft knife you may be looking for.

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My Remington 700 in 7 mm magnum caliber is my choice as an elk hunting rifle, but it is not the best choice for an overall self defense weapon.

Is the 30.06 the best deer caliber? It might be!

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A 30.06 is never a mistake or a bad choice for a deer hunting rifle.I n some cases, the’06 may be the best choice.

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Review: Lon Humphrey Minuteman 3V is a five star performer

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This is a great, well-designed knife that will work really well for a big game hunter. It is also good looking and can be used hard.

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