Born and raised in Texas, Blake fell in love with the outdoors at an early age. As a youngster he would spend summers in the backwoods of Alabama, sitting in a flat-bottomed boat with his grandpa, learning how to cast a line. In the winters you could find him with his dad back in Texas, enjoying those sunsets, and chasing the ever-elusive whitetail buck. Over the years, Blake’s outdoor obsession has led him all across the country. Some of his fondest memories came from fishing trips in the F

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Every outdoorsman values his knife perhaps more than any other tool for getting him out of a tough situation.

And even in the limitless world of the movies, there are still times when nothing gets the job done quite as well as a fine piece of steel. We found some of the best scenes from the movies where the main characters relied on their survival knives to live up to their name.

Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Dundee is an Australian badass who hunts crocodiles for a living, so it’s no surprise he has an

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Every outdoorsman values his knife perhaps more than any other tool for getting him out of a tough situation.

And even in the limitless world of the movies, there are still times when nothing gets the job done quite as well as a fine piece of steel. We found some of the best scenes from the movies where the main characters relied on their survival knives to live up to their name.

Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Dundee is an Australian badass who hunts crocodiles for a living, so it’s no surprise he has an equally impressive knife to get him through both the bush and the urban jungle of New York. The knife was a custom piece for the movie, made by Australian gunsmith John Bowring. In this infamous scene, he uses it to chase off some would-be muggers. It’s great to see the thugs get more than they bargained for, but in real life you may just want to hand over the wallet or at least carry concealed – actual criminals have guns.

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Dumpsters are nothing new to bears as a source of tasty treats left behind by humans. However, when bears begin to rely on humans for food, a lot of problems can arise. It doesn’t take much for bears to become nuisance animals in some areas.

The bear cubs in this video from trollsohardswaggy8 are unable to climb back out of a dumpster. The mother bear nearby is helpless to assist her cubs. This animal rescue is one you just can’t miss.

A couple of enterprising animal lovers arrive to with help. A

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Drew Warren grew up hunting, fishing, and hiking all over Arkansas and East Texas. He spent the majority of his youth scouting, which took him to places like D.C. and Cimarron, New Mexico. Before attending college at the University of Central Arkansas, he spent a year in the oil and gas industry in Fort Worth, TX. After graduation, he attended law school at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he was an assistant editor for the school's Law Review. He recently relocated to

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Kate grew up and currently resides in Austin, TX. She spent much of her childhood visiting US National Parks with her family. She now has a Biology degree from the University of Texas and she jumps at the opportunity to use new photography skills to capture Central Texas' best kept secrets. She truly enjoys camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, and snowboarding when she gets the chance. She admires her grandfather who was the first to person to teach her how to shoot a rifle and continues to

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Kris Hughes is the Director of Content Operations at Wide Open Spaces. Kris’ professional background is in sports writing and managing blogs, but growing up in the Texas Panhandle he spent plenty of time as a kid fishing with his grandfather and cousins on the creeks of his family’s ranch land, and comes from an extended family of ranchers, cattlemen, and oil men going back generations. Kris currently resides in Austin, Texas and like almost all Central Texans, loves to explore the Hill Cou

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Scottsdale resident Johnathan Radow was on his way to work with his tea-cup terrier last Thursday when he spotted a juvenile coyote outside his home. Radow tried to chase the coyote away, but it ran inside the house. What happened next was pretty funny.

The 25-pound juvenile coyote curled up in the fireplace and passed out. Radow grabbed his gun and tried to wake the animal using maracas, but the ‘yote would not wake. His neighbor came over to help, and together they threw stuff at it, but the a

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Scottsdale resident Johnathan Radow was on his way to work with his tea-cup terrier last Thursday when he spotted a juvenile coyote outside his home. Radow tried to chase the coyote away, but it ran inside the house. What happened next was pretty funny.

The 25-pound juvenile coyote curled up in the fireplace and passed out. Radow grabbed his gun and tried to wake the animal using maracas, but the ‘yote would not wake. His neighbor came over to help, and together they threw stuff at it, but the animal wouldn’t wake. When Scottsdale Police arrived, officers poked the coyote with a broom, but even still, the animal continued to count chickens in coyote sleepy land.

“It (was) not taking a nap. It’s (was) in REM sleep. It’s in full-on, 100 percent I-am-just-going-to-bed-and-I-had-a-long-night out kind of sleep,” Radow said.

Watch the rest of the story in this video report from KPHO.

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Many wildlife management experts have taught us that an ideal buck-to-doe ratio is 1:1, meaning there is at least one buck for every doe. But ask any deer hunter which of the two (bucks or does) they more commonly see out in the woods and they will unhesitatingly say: “does!”

Harvest reports and management statistics confirm this assertion. In fact, in many states the buck-to-doe ratio has a much larger spread. For example, after the 2013 hunt in Utah, biologists estimated that there was an

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There’s no doubt the U.S. Coast Guard does a great job protecting our waterways and enforcing maritime law. But as with any federal agency, ironclad rules sometimes butt heads with practicality. I found that out while outfitting my guide boat in the 1990s. Due to limited storage in that flats skiff, I wanted to use compact inflatable life vests i...

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep are the largest sheep species in North America, and are among the largest in the world.

They call the mountains of Alberta, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota home. Usually living in high altitude, hard to reach areas, bighorn sheep are some of the most difficult animals to hunt in the world.

Sheep hunts are physically demanding and success rates are often

 

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The Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment, up for the vote on November 4, 2014, is expected to be approved, according to the Sun Herald.

Nevertheless, the NRA has thrown its full support behind the amendment, declaring it a priority in order to protect the right to hunt from political influence.

“Years down the road, even a hunter-friendly  state might turn the other way,” said NRA spokesman Lacey Biles in the Sun Herald piece. “That’

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Guns are often portrayed in the media as being evil and dangerous tools that people should be restricted from having.

These are the top 5 guns that would be targeted by the anti-gun supporters first, according to Iraqveteran8888.

As we all know, the cosmetic appearance of a weapon has absolutely nothing to do with it being any more or less dangerous than any other firearm. However, people who are less knowledgeable or educated when it comes to firearms are easily frightened by the way certain

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Avoiding ticks is the best way to prevent Lyme Disease. Use these tips this hunting season to keep yourself safe from ticks that can transmit the disease.

About Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an illness that is transmitted by ticks. Ticks that bite humans can pass this disease as they are taking blood.

This disease affects every part of a human’s body and leads to arthritis, loss of balance, impairs language, and more. Worst of a

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Kate grew up and currently resides in Austin, TX. She spent much of her childhood visiting US National Parks with her family. She now has a Biology degree from the University of Texas and she jumps at the opportunity to use new photography skills to capture Central Texas' best kept secrets. She truly enjoys camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, and snowboarding when she gets the chance. She admires her grandfather who was the first to person to teach her how to shoot a rifle and continues to

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Take a walk with me. You are at the end of shooting the best stage of your life, and blazing fast on picking up the sights. You haven’t broken any safety rules. You are moving quickly from target to target and have been super fast on the trigger.

You hit the dirt and roll under a barricade. When you pull the trigger it suddenly feels like mush, with no reaction. What? No! What happened?

What you have here is possibly a Type Two

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