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Steadman’s Outdoor Adventures: Ball of Bass

It's that time of year again and the bass are starting to fire up all across the region...

Turkey Calling: 5 Diaphragm Call Tips

There's more to fooling gobblers with a diaphragm than just popping one in your mouth and huffing hot air.


For as tough as it can be to fool an old gobbler, just filling a tag is reason enough to consider a season to be a success and it’s for this reason that hunters love to talk about the bird they bagged.

A Too Close Encounter

Our annual Combat in the Wild turkey excursion started off a little differently this spring. Instead of a 17-hour drive to Kansas to look forward to, Howard Pounds and I were getting ready to fly to Omaha, Neb., rent a car and drive north to go after our first Merriam’s wild turkeys.

The Superstitious Turkey Hunter

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] guess you can call me superstitious. I will not walk behind a ladder, and I love to find a penny on heads.

Deer Hunting of a Different Sort

Despite the fact that deer season ended on New Year’s Day, there’s still plenty of opportunity to wrap your hands around the antlers of a buck. No, I’m not advocating the breaking of any game laws.

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