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His and Hers

A couple that hunts together……Vermont couple/hunters Rachel and Mike Pierson

Vermont couple hit the woods for an unforgetable day of deer hunting!

Green Mountain Tick Repellent: Vermont Company Has the Answer

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All of us who spend any amount of time outdoors are sooner or later going to encounter the bane of all outdoor activities: the tick. Here in New England we all fear the deer tick and for good reason. Ticks can potentially carry diseases such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (mainly out west) and Lyme

Take Care of Your Firearm and It Will Take Care of You

One of my hunting buddies, Mark, cleaning the barrel of his shotgun.

Firearms were used by our ancestors to put food on the table and for defense. Many of us use them for that purpose today. One thing our ancestors knew, and something some people today have forgotten, is the importance of keeping your firearm clean and ready for use. If not well maintained, your rifle or

Finding Solitude

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This time of year I spend a lot of my fishing time on the smaller streams. We are fortunate to have several smaller streams in the Valley, where it is possible to take refuge from the madding crowd. Fortunately these places are largely over looked by those looking to party in the outdoors rather than

Idaho – Fishing the St Joe’s

Gerry fishing about a mile up river from the lodge

    This is the second part of our August trip to Montana and Idaho; the first part is in the September column Montana – Three Rivers in Three Days. In 2011 a friend, my wife Barb and I made our first trip to the St Joe’s Lodge www.stjoeoutfitters.com/lodge.html in the Panhandle National Forest. This

Snook Haven

Keith Scott-Port Charlotte FL

September 17th, 2014 started very early. I woke about 3:30 am to prepare for the long day. The boat was already hooked to the truck all of my fishing gear was secured and I had a big ole steamy cup of coffee in my hand as I started up the GM 2500 HD. Problem is