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Bacon and Fire – Simple Waterfowl Cooking

Bacon and Fire – Simple Waterfowl Cooking

Smoked Spanish paprika? Black truffle oil? Were these actual ingredients for a waterfowl recipe? Or requirements for a magic potion? I shook my head and flipped to the next page in the Wild Game Cookbook. Of the hundreds of recipes in the heavy volume, I’d yet to stumble across a single one that didn’t require taking out a second mortgage in order to afford the list of exotic ingredients. With a huff, I slammed the cover closed … Read entire article »

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2nd Amendment Rewritten in High School History Books!

2nd Amendment Rewritten in High School History Books!

It is our duty to stop stuff like this. Guyer High School (and obviously several others) are complicit in attempting to condition students to interpret the 2nd Amendmentin a clearly opposite manner in which it was intended. The 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th are also misinterpreted as several commenters below pointed out. This textbook, currently being used by Guyer High School, is attempting to redefine the Second Amendment to impressionable young minds. Parents, you must speak up and … Read entire article »

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Stuffed Quail in Red Wine Sauce

Stuffed Quail in Red Wine Sauce

Ingredients Salt 4 cups roasted, shelled and skinned chestnuts (2 pounds in shell or about 4 (7½- ounce) jars peeled whole) 1 bay leaf 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3  large shallots, thinly sliced 6 tablespoons port 5 tablespoons cognac Freshly ground black pepper 12 semiboneless quail 1 small onion, quartered 1 medium carrot, cut into 4 pieces 1 celery stalk, cut into 4 pieces 5 sprigs fresh thyme 1 garlic clove, peeled ½ cup full-bodied red wine 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons water Special Equipment:  kitchen string; wooden picks Instructions Bring a large saucepan of … Read entire article »

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Chukar ala Parmesan – Get Cookin!

Chukar ala Parmesan – Get Cookin!

What I enjoy about this recipe as well as several of the other Wild Game Recipes is that they are all flexible for other substitute game birds and game meats! INGREDIENTS Chukar breasts 3 eggs 3 green onions 2 cloves garlic Parmesan cheese Bread crumbs 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter DIRECTIONS Use skinless chukar breast (could substitute with chicken breast, pheasant or quail but we always have chukar in our freezer.) Beat about 3 eggs.  Add 2-3 sliced green onions.  Toss in a couple of … Read entire article »

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Special Response Team Training

Special Response Team Training

Have you ever had the chance to see a police department’s Special Response Team in action? These are the guys dressed in tactical gear and are sporting the firepower to back up their actions. I have seen them up close and they can be intimidating, not good if you are a criminal. So what does a Special Response team do? They are a very specialized and a very important part of the police department. They are … Read entire article »

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Gun suppressors are now legal for hunting in North Carolina

Gun suppressors are now legal for hunting in North Carolina

For decades, the closest most people got to a gun suppressor – those metal cylinders that reduce a gun’s bang – was seeing one on a movie screen in the hands of an assassin or gangster. But sweeping gun legislation has made suppressors, also known as silencers, legal for hunting in North Carolina. Law enforcement authorities are now trying to figure out how to shape polices to implement the new law. Last week, the N.C. legislature passed … Read entire article »

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The Basics of Cooking Wild Game

The Basics of Cooking Wild Game

Among the misinformed, big game animals frequently receive the unwarranted distinction of being unpleasant tasting. While mature males taken during rutting season may be a bit tougher and more pronounced in flavor than a young animal, the most important influences on the quality of the finished dish are the handling of the animal immediately after the hunt and how it is prepared. The method of transportation and storage is also important. To guarantee the most … Read entire article »

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Finding A Colorado Elk Hunt Outfitter

Finding A Colorado Elk Hunt Outfitter

You have been planning that dream hunt to the Colorado Rockies for what seems like forever and want to make the most of it . . . or you have hunted before in Colorado and liked the services and experiences provided by going with an outfitter. Either way, you have made your decision for this season; you’re going on a “Colorado Outfitter Guided Elk Hunt”! Selecting a reputable outfitter offering quality hunts seems to be like looking for a … Read entire article »

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Top Ten Trout Fishing Towns in North America

Top Ten Trout Fishing Towns in North America

West Yellowstone, Mont. West Yellowstone is a quirky town where the frontier greets the thousands of RVs that cruise through Yellowstone National Park. It’s also the epicenter of arguably the best trout fishing in North America. Within the park, the Firehole River, with its ghostly hot springs, the Gibbon River and Slough Creek are all remarkable fisheries. On the park’s outskirts, anglers flock to the Gallatin (where A River Runs Through Itwas filmed), the brawling Yellowstone and … Read entire article »

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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Conserves Vital Elk Habitat in Nevada

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Conserves Vital Elk Habitat in Nevada

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation teamed up with a conservation-minded landowner and the Southern Nevada Water Authority to permanently protect 1,480 acres of key elk habitat in eastern Nevada. The completed conservation easement was recently transferred to the RMEF. “This is exciting for elk country in Nevada because it marks our second conservation easement in the state,” said Blake Henning, RMEF vice president of Lands and Conservation. “We especially appreciate families like the McBeaths who … Read entire article »

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