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4 Fishermen fishing Alaska
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Alaska Fishing is for Fun so Plan Your Trip in Easy Steps

You won’t find better fishing in North America than that in Alaska. Not only are there more fish, but also there is more fishing opportunity and more variety in the types of fish than you’ll find…
hunter using binoculars
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How to Pick the Right Binoculars for You

On any big game hunting trip, and on many outings for small game and waterfowl as well, next to your rifle, shotgun or bow, a good pair of binoculars may be the most important piece of equipment you…
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Inside Cabela's Feature Packed Hunting Boots

Experience the Total Hunting Boot Performance That Gives You a Maximum Hunting Edge The Cabela's Treadfast BOA GORE-TEX Insulated Hunting Boot for Men is tough, yet lightweight with 600-denier…
hunter in woods
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11 Pieces of Hunting Gear You’re Probably Forgetting to De-Scent

Most hunters understand the importance of scent control and how to practice it when it comes to your body and hunting clothes. However, many hunters overlook their various pieces of hunting gear,…
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Inside the Duck Hunter's Blind Bag

All the Hunting Essentials You’ll Need for a Day of Waterfowling Back in the day, duck hunters didn’t carry blind bags into the field. I know my pop, now 75, and I didn’t. And the reason was simple…
hunter on ATV
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8 Must-Have Items to Outfit Your ATV for Hunting

ATVs are a popular tool for modern hunters. Part pack mule, part truck, part tractor – ATVs have so many uses that many hunters won’t go afield without one. Outfitting one to fit your needs is part…
Bow hunter with crossbow
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Crossbow Buyer's Guide

It's a safe bet that the crossbow has advanced more in the last 20 years than in the past 2,000, and innovation shows no sign of slowing down. New materials throughout, limb designs, strings, sights…
United States & Canada
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State Fishing, Hunting & Camping Regulations Map

Welcome to the Hunting & Fishing Outdoor Resource Page Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's created this web page to provide you with individual links to each U.S. State's and Canadian Province's…
Fly fisher camp & fly fishing
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12 Best Trout Fishing Flies That Go-Anywhere (video)

When traveling to new areas and fresh waters, it's always wise to hire a guide or find a local who will show you the prime fly fishing areas and let you in on the best fishing flies for that river or…
Turkey Decoys in the field
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Turkey Decoy Tips for Success

These Turkey Decoy Tips Will Help Ensure A Successful Harvest Ask experienced hunters what they think of turkey decoys, and you're likely to get reactions ranging from full endorsement to complete…
Gn safe full of guns
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8 Steps to Prepare & Store Your Guns in a Gun Safe

The main reason to store guns in a safe is to keep your firearms from getting into unauthorized hands - people without training or those with ill intent. However, when you put the guns into the vault…
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How to Build a Fishing and Hunting Pond

Chances are if you’re an outdoorsman and live on or own an acre or more of land, you’ve probably had the thought: why not build a pond? You could hunt ducks and geese on it in fall. It would attract…