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“The most successful hunters I know, work the hardest at scouting.”

–Fred Zink, 12 Rules for Decoying Ducks and Geese


Sous-Vide a Wild Goose Breast

Sous-vide cooking is a lot easier than it sounds.  The technique  creates an evenly cooked, tender, and juicy piece of meet.  This wild goose breast ended up with a taste and texture close to roast beef.

Respect the Game, Ep. 2: The Story of the World-Record Whitetail

Luke Brewster got lucky when the world-record buck walked into bow range last fall. But making a perfect bow shot on the largest whitetail to ever be taken by a hunter? That was all skill and preparation.