New Zealand bull tahr

New Zealand bull tahr

“The List” Hunting Bull Tahr on the South Island of New Zealand! Story and Photos by Buddy Boyett   Alright, I admit it. My wife calls me “Bubba”. I am your prototypical XXL deep Southern good ole boy. I stand 6’4” bare footed and weigh 250 pounds buck naked. My accent is as thick and […]

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The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

Story and Photos by Buddy Boyet Alright, I admit it. My wife calls me “Bubba”. I am your prototypical XXL deep Southern good ole boy. I stand 6’4” bare footed and weigh 250 pounds buck naked. My accent is as thick and slow as Tupelo honey poured from a mason jar in the dead of […]

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Bainbridge-Decatur County Longbeards invite outdoorsmen and women to local chapter

Local outdoorsmen and women will have the opportunity to conserve wildlife and minister children as part of a new chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Spearheaded by chapter president Shannon Dunaway, the Bainbridge-Decatur County Longbeards are currently orchestrating numerous events that centers around ministering children. The focus goes beyond just turkey hunting. “We will […]

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Cabin Life

Cabin Life

Story by Powell Cobb Photos by Jessica Cannon There isn’t much to see from U.S. Hwy. 27 when driving through Clay County, Georgia. A Days Inn, a Huddle House, but mostly farmland, a rural landscape of fenced in fields and livestock. Then you reach White Oak Pastures. The overarching sign to the main entrance is […]

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Hunt coyotes like a pro

Hunt coyotes like a pro

Story and Pictures by Drew Hall Deer season has been over for more than two months and turkey season is only a temporary cure for what will soon become a summer-long withdrawal. You’re longing for days in the woods to fill your primal desire to hunt. Well, you’re in luck. Coyote season is open year-round […]

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Good Old Fashioned

Good Old Fashioned

Once upon a simpler time, quail hunts were a common sport among those in South Georgia and northern Florida. But this was a common man’s sport until rich industrial leaders like Henry Ford and John Rockefeller discovered it, built their own private plantations and added gentrification to the overall experience.

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Hunting other hunters

Hunting other hunters

Hunters that saw much fewer deer this season than last might get suspicious that someone or something got to their deer before they did. While there are many factors that could result in the appearance of deer in your season — like weather, the lunar calendar, scents and rut peaks — wildlife biologists are denying […]

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Improving Your Deer Hunting

Improving Your Deer Hunting

Deer season is winding down, and the season will soon be closed for another year. As one talks to different hunters, one soon finds out that some hunters do very well while others do not. What makes the difference?
Several very good hunters were asked to give their secrets to successful deer hunting, and the following narrative will give the reader great insight into what makes for a successful deer season. Read on for ten tips from good whitetail deer hunters.

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Working in the gobbler shop

Working in the gobbler shop

With fine factory-made knives, David Sellers strips thin slivers of wood from a long and hollow turkey box call. As he glides the knife around the inside of the box in his shop out in the country on the Decatur County line, tiny little ribbon curls of wood peel off and fall onto his workbench.
“It’s just like a violin,” he said. “The wood is shaped until a sound resonates perfectly through the structure.”

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Shining the spotlight on new bow lines

By William Hand Archery season for hunting deer has always been an intriguing pastime. The recent rush of popularity in bow hunting for deer has left many aspiring archery hunters befuddled about the correct equipment. The traditional side of bow hunting (recurves and longbows) has been shadowed by the innovative technology that has produced the […]

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