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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

Should You Hang Your Game Meat?

Now that we’ve been in hunting season, you may be thinking how you’re going to care for your game meat.  Should you hang your game meat or butcher it?  If your venison always tastes gamey after you hang it, or Read More

LocaCarnivore Product Review: Nosler AccuBond Bullets

A bright, blood-orange sun dipped below a fir and ponderosa mantled ridge in Montana’s Blackfoot River country. A tedious, yet picturesque afternoon-long wait had come down to this; fifteen minutes before last legal hunting light and still no deer had Read More

Montana Fights CWD with New Rules (Hunting News)

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has already devastated deer and elk herds across the American west, mid-west, and south-east.  Montana had, up to now, been spared its ravages.  The state confirmed its first cases in 2017, and has moved with speed Read More

Pro Elk Hunting Tips You Can Use Now [Video]

Too many hunters look for the latest, most hyped “trick” which is “guaranteed” to produce success on an elk hunt.  While such advice may indeed work, hunters can get hung up on them and neglect the basics.  Any coach in Read More

LocaCarnivore Test and Review: PPU .300 Winchester Magnum 180 Grain Soft-Point

Prvi Partizan is a Serbian munitions maker established in 1928. Sold in the United States under the PPU brand, their ammunition is among the lowest priced available. With its no frills packaging and understated marketing, many American shooters believe it Read More

7mm Remington Magnum: The Velvet Hammer (LocaCarnivore Expert)

The year is 1962.  American shooters and hunters are gripped by a mighty force—Magnum Fever.  This syndrome, characterized by a never satisfied desire for greater and greater bullet velocity, stalked the land since 1956 when Winchester introduced the .458 Winchester Read More

Ruger Brings Back the Classic 6.5×55 Swedish (New Rifle Review)

The 6.5mm cartridges are the hot ticket, right now.  With all the hyperbole about the 6.5 Creedmoor, and others, it’s high time the 6.5 family’s great scion got some attention.  I refer to none other than the wonderful, 6.5x55mm Swedish. Read More

Working-Class Hero: The .308 Winchester (LocaCarnivore Expert)

What’s the most popular, yet least glamorous, hunting rifle cartridge? The .308 Winchester. Developed for the U.S. military to replace the time-tested .30-06, this wonderful, flexible round traces its DNA back to the .300 Savage. Based on lessons learned from Read More

Speak the Language: When Not to Call Elk (Video)

Elk calling is both science and dark art.  It’s not enough to have an elk call.  What separates successful elk hunters from the empty freezer crowd is the knowledge to use a call the right way, at the right time.  Read More

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