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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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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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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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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: 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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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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