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How to deal with trespassers on private hunting land

How to deal with trespassers on private hunting land

Written by Michael Herne, this article was originally published by Free Range American on November 16, 2020. Realizing that someone has been trespassing on your hunting property is not a good feeling. This year after gaining permission to hunt a piece of land, I went to scout it in preparation for a friend coming to hunt. There were multiple trail

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Relax in the shot: Tension only magnifies a miss

Relax in the shot: Tension only magnifies a miss

Written by David Maccar, this article was originally published by Free Range American on October 27, 2020. It happens to every hunter and every target shooter: A particularly difficult target presents itself, and the stakes are high. Naturally, you make an effort to try harder, to bear down and concentrate—to not screw it up. But those who

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Ishi, Pope, and Young: The history of modern bowhunting

Ishi, Pope, and Young: The history of modern bowhunting

Written by Matt Fratus, this article was originally published by Free Range American on October 12, 2020. In 1912, Ishi crouched behind a bush and put his index and middle fingers to his lips. He made a sharp, high-pitched kissing sound — a rabbit distress call. To his left, Saxton T. Pope watched in amazement as a small group of

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