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Michael Faw
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Michael Faw

Fall is upon us, and this means the rivers and streams are full of hungry trout. Hoppers on top and streamers and San Juan worms down deep= a fish fight! Good luck.

6 years ago
Coyotes can be hunted year round in most states, and if you have problem coyotes keeping your local deer herds (or the family pets) on high alert, then maybe it’s time to turn the tables. There are many good reasons to hunt coyote during early fall as the first frosts begin to sweep the land. The following tips will help make your trips afield more effective. To fool sharp-eyed coyotes, make sure you’re in head-to-toe camouflag clothing, including your hands and face. 1) Bigger coyote packs are easier to spot: During fall months, coyote groups are still close knit and…
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  It's a sad yet true fact: many upland and waterfowl hunters meticulously pore over hunting gear in preparation for a hunt, only to load their hunting dog into a kennel in the back of a truck as a last minute thought. Should that loyal hunting dog become injured while afield, however, the hunter is often unprepared to properly and successfully aid man's best friend.   Hunting dogs are important, and they rely on you. Make every effort to be prepared when medical emergencies arise, or your dog could pay the ultimate price — its life.   Dangers Afield and Afar …
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The mercury in the thermometer has swollen to nearly reach the 100-degree mark, and the sun is bearing down unmercifully as you stand by the river's edge. Your annual fly-fishing vacation is underway, but you're faced with high heat, mandatory stream closures by the state's fish department and uncooperative trout. Even more discouraging, you've driven half-way across America to go fly fishing. Now what do you do?   When temperatures rise, state fish departments take quick action to protect trout so have a backup plan if you plan a trip during the heat of the summer. There are several ways…
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When possible, one thing that hikers and adventure trekkers like to do on hikes is to incorporate interesting routes with scenic points where you can stop-and-stare. Hikes let you soak in and experience the scenes, country and waterways that you'd never see unless you walked there and looked. The great news is that America is still home of the brave and land of the many spectacular views. National parks, state and local parks, other public lands and some designated national scenic waterways can help you find solitude and memorable scenery. There are many places awaiting you on your next walk,…
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