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Bombs vs. Bighorns at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge

Open Country

Nevada's DNWR once spanned 2.25-million acres, but the U.S. Department of Defense has continually reduced its size, and is preparing to do it again

In 1936, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, a 2.25-million-acre refuge (roughly the size of Yellowstone National Park) for…Original link
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10 Ways to Use Paracord in a Survival Situation

The Survivalist

Versatile, lightweight, and strong, parachute cord is amazingly useful for building a shelter, acquiring food, or starting a fire in an emergency

Today, you can find paracord everywhere. It’s lightweight, inexpensive, and expendable. It’s also a great item in a survival situation, which is why there should always…Original link
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President Signs S. 47 Public Lands Package Into Law

Open Country

President Trump approves bipartisan John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund and protecting public land and water for future generations

On March 12, 2019, President Trump signed Senate Bill 47, better known as the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, into law, which…Original link
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Federal Tax Dollars Spent on Faux Gun Violence Study

Guns

Plus: Law abiding gun owners help stop active shootings

The House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies staged a hearing on “Addressing the Public Health Emergency of Gun Violence”…Original link
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Shooting Lessons Learned from Long Range University

Guns

Invaluable tips from Gunwerks instructors for getting the most out of your rifle and ammo

Last fall I had an opportunity to attend one of Gunwerks’ Long Range University shooting classes at the NRA Whittington Center outside Raton, New Mexico. Here are the…Original link
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Congress Moves to Protect 600 miles of Wild & Scenic Rivers

Open Country

The Natural Resources Management Act is the "biggest advancement for river protection that we’ve seen in nearly a decade"

River lovers are celebrating the Natural Resources Management Act of 2019, which will conserve more than 600 miles of rivers and streams under the Wild & Scenic Rivers…Original link
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13 Predator Hunting Tips and Tactics from Expert Coyote and Bobcat Hunters

Hunting

An outfitter and his son share some simple tips and tactics that can help you shoot more coyotes and bobcats

Predator hunting hones your skill as a hunter and shooter, helps keep wildlife and livestock populations in balance, and is a heck of a lot of fun. Here are some tactics…Original link
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The .30/06 Springfield: Why This Old Cartridge is Still the Best for Big Game Hunting

Guns

How does the .30/06 stack up against other top hunting cartridges?

Why the old .30/06 is still the best all-around big-game cartridge, and how it compares to other top hunting cartridges.Original link
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How the Carrico Girls Survived Alone in the Wilderness

Survival

Five things we can all learn from Leia and Caroline's two days lost in the woods

Many are calling it an absolute miracle. The search for two missing California children, Leia and Caroline Carrico, 5 and 8 years old, concluded with a very happy…Original link
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Spot and Stalk Hunting the Goats of Kodiak Island

Hunting

Two friends embark on a DIY hunt for not one, but two, mountain goats on one of Alaska's most revered islands

A DIY mountain goat hunt on Alaska's famous Kodiak Island.Original link
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Trump Vows to Veto Latest Gun Control Legislation

Guns

Plus: Florida lawmakers propose 60 new gun control bills

Late last week, federal legislators voted to pass two gun control bills aimed at strengthening background checks on anyone trying to purchase a firearm. President Trump…Original link
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The 6.5 Creedmoor Versus the .264 Winchester Magnum

Guns

Love it or hate it, science proves the Creedmoor is superior to similar cartridges

A head-to-head performance comparison of the 6.5 Creedmoor and other similar cartridges.Original link
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Best New Turkey Hunting Gear: 20 Hot New Products for this Spring

Gear

From turkey guns and chokes, to calls and vests, this round up has a little something for everyone

From turkey guns and chokes, to calls and vests, this round up has a little something for everyone.Original link
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Can CWD Really Be Cured?

Hunting

The whirlwind regarding a potential cure for the so-called “Zombie Disease” heats up. Here’s the lastest news

The whirlwind regarding a potential cure for the so-called “Zombie Disease” heats up. Here’s the lastest news…Original link
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Testing the Legendary Arms Works .308 Hellcat

Guns

A hard-hunting, versatile, .308 that can go long when needed

The author collaborates with one of the most reputable gun manufacturers in the industry to create a rifle that's equally suited for point blank range as it is for…Original link
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Fishing for Giant Blue Catfish in the Shadow of Capital Hill

Fishing

What a winter kamikaze run for trophy catfish outside Washington D.C. can teach you about global warming, the YouTube generation, and the importance of a good bridge net

Casting cutbait to blue catfish in the Potomac River near Washington D.C. during a february warm front.Original link
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House Passes Historic Public Lands Package, Natural Resources Management Act

Open Country

The bill will now go to President Trump to be signed into law

They did it. Yesterday, on a vote of 363-62, the House of Representatives passed a public-lands conservation bill that will permanently reauthorize the Land and Water…Original link
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The 8 Best Modern Muzzleloaders

Guns

This crop of muzzleloading rifles pushes performance to the next level

Whether you’re a traditionalist who favors the more classic sidehammer design and round projectiles (or are limited to the use of these weapons by local laws) or you…Original link
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Paddling for Big Bull Moose in British Columbia

Hunting

After trolling a shoreline in search of moose for nine days, two hunters finally find two bulls worth shooting

Andrew McKean and his hunting partner spend more than a week patroling the shoreline of British Columbia's Toa Lake before they see a pair of bull moose worth shooting.Original link
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Use Blade Baits and Spoons to Catch Winter Bass

Fishing

Two bass-fishing pros share their tips on coaxing bucketmouths out of their lethargic winter habits

How to use slow-moving metal lures instead of rubber or plastic jigs during the early season to hook more largemouth bass.Original link
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