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Month: December 2018

Hot Handgun Hunting Action (10mm Auto v. Wild Hogs)

Handgun hunting is, without a doubt, a fantastic challenge.  You have to get in close–bow hunting close.  It’s also much harder to hit well with a handgun.  To make it even more difficult, try to ground stalk you prospective dinner.  Read More

Roast Venison Recipe

Ah, venison roast.  It’s one of the yummiest dinners you can have, but it can be difficult for the person who isn’t familiar with roasting game meat. Venison can be tough as leather, or moist and delicious.  When I thought Read More

Shotgun Basics (Pick the Right Gauge for You)

What’s the best shotgun gauge?  What is a shotgun gauge?  These are basic questions all scatter-gun hunters must answer.  Many people are confused about gauges, a situation made worse by all the folk-lore out there.  Here’s a great, to the Read More

Roasted Grouse with Morels Recipe

Grouse is the best bird, hands down.  There, I’ve said it.  It even beats chicken in my book, and that’s a steep hill to climb.  If you don’t agree with me, chances are you haven’t made roast grouse the way Read More

Small Game Hunting with Primitive Bows and Flintlocks

Small game hunting is fun.  It sharpens a hunter’s eye, stalking skills, and marksmanship.  But wait, there’s more…  Amp up the fun with primitive weapons.  Leave the laser and thermal sighted AR at home and try a handmade self bow Read More

5 Reasons Why Your Game Meat Tastes Awful

As dyed-in-the-wool carnivore, I’m a huge fan of game meat. The taste is hard to beat, in my not so humble opinion, and it’s healthier for you. I’ll admit it: I prefer venison over beef now (even though I’m a Read More

Best Black Bear Rounds and Bullets (Randy Newberg’s Picks)

We here at LocaCarnivore love to hunt bear.  They are a supreme challenge in spot and stalk states, and magnificent, powerful animals.  Plus, they’re tasty–real tasty. We’ve published several pieces in the past on bear gear, as well as dangerous Read More

Number One Way to Keep Your Hunting Skills Sharp

For most folks, big game season winds down in November or December.  Don’t hit the couch with a hot drink and the remote, though.  You–yes, you–have work to do.  In truth, there is little down time between seasons for real Read More

.280 Remington: The Rodney Dangerfield 7mm

Famous comedian, Rodney Dangerfield, always complained he “didn’t get no respect.” If ever a rifle cartridge could say the same thing, the .280 Remington is it. By design, the .280 competes with the .270 Winchester, yet hunters pass it by Read More

Why Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Is Every Hunter’s Nightmare

Chronic Wasting Disease. If you’ve been hunting for any length of time, you’ve probably heard the term. You may have heard it’s a disease similar to mad cow, but you’ve also heard that it may or may not affect humans. Read More

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