How to Protect Yourself From Ticks

How to Protect Yourself From Ticks

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Protecting yourself from ticks and all the various diseases they carry may be the most important thing you do this deer season! If you were to ask Georgia hunters which critter they most fear encoutering in the deer woods, I would venture to say the majority would answer venomous snakes — or just snakes in general. A few may bring up bears or coyotes, and you may even hear mention of spiders or bees. In reality, though, it is a much smaller, often overlooked arachnid that seems to wreak the most havoc these days. I am referring to ticks. Growing up, ticks were just something you dealt with. Sure, they were annoying, and the resulting bite would itch and make you uncomfortable for a day or two, but it was…
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5 Great Podcasts for the Southern Hunter

5 Great Podcasts for the Southern Hunter

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I have to admit, I was a late adopter of the whole podcasting craze. While I enjoy reading about hunting and watching a good hunt, the thought of listening to guys just talk about hunting didn’t appeal to me. But like a lot of things in life, I gave it a try and was surprised to find that I really enjoyed them -- well most of them, anyways. I started off with some of the popular national hunting podcasts, and soon found myself seeking out podcasts that spoke more to my specific interests: hunting public land and, more specifically, hunting in the South.  And while there isn’t an overabundance of hunting podcasts with a southern flair, there are several I listen to on a regular basis that I would highly…
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Will Social Media Be The Death of Hunting?

Will Social Media Be The Death of Hunting?

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  Approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population hunts. To a lifelong hunter who’s worked hard to pass the tradition on to my children, that statistic is frightening. It should be frightening to you as well. We like to think of hunting as a God-given right but, in reality, it isn’t. Like it or not, our hunting heritage ultimately lies in the hands of the remaining 94 percent of the population that does not hunt. Fortunately for us, the vast majority of those non-hunters approve of hunting, as long as you don’t start throwing the word “trophy” around. But as hunter numbers continue to dwindle, can we keep that level of support? Social media has given us a great platform to unite and spread the positive message of hunters as…
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