Author: Nate Granzow

Tips for more successful (and less tedious) glassing

Tips for making glassing more successful—and less painful

Sometimes hunting isn’t glamorous. Sometimes, it involves a whole lot of sitting, waiting, and patiently observing, eyes welded to a pair of binoculars or a spotting scope in the hopes of detecting the slightest movement revealing your quarry’s position. Here are a few tricks for making those long hours of “glassing” more fruitful—and less of

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A time-honored recipe for tag soup

A time-honored recipe for tag soup

Tag soup, as it’s known in the hunting community, is what a hunter is left ruefully sipping on instead of savoring a choice piece of backstrap or turkey leg when they fail to fill their tag. It’s a common recipe, served frequently at the end of most hunting seasons. Although tag soup has gotten a

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On safari with a classic big-bore double rifle

On Safari

When European settlers first arrived in Africa, they brought with them trusty muzzleloaders that, though they may have served them well in the old country, proved far too anemic to dispatch the thick-skinned, heavy-boned dangerous game native to their new home. After a few close calls with cantankerous critters the size of pickup trucks, they

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10 great hunting and conservation organizations for this season’s charitable giving

10 great hunting and conservation organizations for this season's charitable giving

With the holidays and the end of the calendar year rapidly approaching, many of us seek charities to which to donate, either for altruistic reasons or for the sake of lowering our tax burden. Regardless of your motivation, if you’re an outdoorsman, no doubt you want your charitable contribution to go to a cause dear

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What’s the ideal deer stand snack?

What's the ideal deer stand snack?

Deer hunting, regardless of where it’s done or how, has some universal components. And perhaps the foremost is the inevitable hunger brought on by sitting in a tree stand, hiding in a ground blind, or still-hunting for hours in frigid temps. Staving off this hunger with a strategically selected snack is largely a matter of

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The under-loved middle-child mag: The .41 Remington Magnum

The under-loved middle-child mag: The .41 Remington Magnum

Sometimes a great idea never gets the attention and appreciation it deserves. It can be a matter of poor timing or poor execution, or sometimes just plain bad luck. Such is the origin story of the .41 Remington Magnum, a high-powered handgun cartridge that, on paper, appears to have all of the best features of

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