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Vegetarians and Hunting: a Surprising Match

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What would we think if we were told that vegetarians are some of the most likely candidates to become hunters? The foremost thought in our minds would probably be the historic...

The Truth: Why I Hunt the ‘burbs’

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Most people scoff or laugh a little when I tell them that I hunt in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. They think it’s almost a joke that someone would want to hunt in another...

Field to Table: When to Trust a Butcher

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Why using a deer processor may be your best option The prospect of converting a 150-pound whole deer into cuts for dinner can be intimidating. “I don’t know how to butcher a...

The Thermodynamics of Deer – 2.0

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Cooling a deer in difficult conditions takes work. And ice. When it comes to the thermodynamics of deer I think back to when an HVAC contractor once explained to me that air...

Thermodynamics of Deer – 1.0

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Proper cooling may be the most important step in harvesting premium venison. Don’t let the mention of thermodynamics scare you. There won’t be a quiz and you don’t need a...

The Next Generation of Hunters

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I did not grow up with Howard Hill or Fred Bear adventure stories. To be honest, I didn’t know who they were until I was 14 years old and even then, it was because of Ted...

Three Reasons Why My Family Eats Venison Over Beef

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It might be the nutritional profile or the desire to curb environmental degradation from commercialized farming. Whatever the case may be, venison is becoming a top choice for...

Does Scent Control Matter?

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To argue for scent control is to defend a science that is for the most part, rather loose. In my opinion, there is no substitute for good woodsmanship skills. But when it comes to...

Spotlighting — Not Just For Poachers

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Admit it. The first thing you think about when you hear of spotlighting deer at night is poaching. Fair enough. This heinous act is carried out by criminals every year. We all...

Big Data Hunting – Finding Usable Trends Within Your Social Feeds

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Platforms like Facebook, Google, and Twitter have proven the power of big data. Here is what it means for hunting. What is big data? It is the ability to process large amounts of...