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Christmas Gifts That Keep on Giving   -  12/27/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Advertorial - ProductThe holiday season is upon us and it's time to start shopping for the outdoorsmen or women in your family. As you make out your shopping list, you might think about giving a gift that provides benefits far above and beyond the recipient. Here's a few suggestions.
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Make A Deer Corridor   -  12/18/2014

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - How to - Tips Here is a question I get regularly, "Recently, our club property was visited by a state DNR deer biologist. We invited him to look at our property to advise us on why we were never seeing any of the mature bucks residing on the property, except at night. Our club is 1200 acres, made up of several hardwood wetlands dotted around a mixture of pasture and pine ridges. We know the bucks spend most of their time in the thick wetlands and come out to feed in our food plots at night. We are a "still hunt only" club. The biologist told us that since we do not have any deer corridors on our property we should do drives to push the bucks out of the wetlands. We don't want to do that. Is there any way we could develop deer corridors?"
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Keep Records to Manage Habitat properly   -  12/18/2014

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - How to - Tips "We plant food plots, but still don't have big bucks on our property," is a statement wildlife biologists hear often. Far too many property owners, and hunting clubs who lease land, think that just planting food plots is all there is to having big bucks. This is far from the truth! There are many steps that must be taken to have big bucks and one of the first is to start a record keeping system on the deer harvested.

The wildlife professional who guides you down the road to having big bucks needs an annual record of the deer taken, the more years the better, before making long-term management recommendations for your property.


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The .30 Remington AR: Overlooked and Underrated   -  12/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - Advertorial - ProductI was exited from the get go about the .30 Remington AR because it finally established the AR 15 as a true big game rifle. Sure, there are AR 10s out there but have you picked one up? They're heavy! All the virtues of the AR 15 like its serviceability, accuracy, reliability and most notably, its lightweight, are what make it even more special when chambered for the .30 Remington AR.
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The Whitetail Slam   -  12/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips THE WHITETAIL SLAM
By Bob Humphrey

Sheep hunters first borrowed the term Grand Slam from baseball to recognize the accomplishment of taking one of each of the North American sheep recognized by the Boone & Crockett Club: Dall's, Rocky Mountain bighorn, Desert bighorn, and Stone's. Later, turkey hunters applied the term to taking each of the four recognized subspecies of North American wild turkey: eastern, Rio Grande, Merriam's, and Osceola. Now we have caribou slams, moose slams and even a Super Slam, coined by bowhunter Chuck Adams, the first to all of the North American big game species with a bow.


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Simple Smoked Wild Pork Shoulder   -  12/18/2014

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Brian Halbleib
Recipe Article - How to - Tips Looking for a simple way to turn that wild boar you just killed into some delicious table fare? I have provided some simple steps and a list of common ingredients for a flavorful rub that will have your guests raving at your next get together. Just because wild boars are becoming a major nuisance does not mean we cannot utilize the meat they provide to the fullest. Read on to find out how.
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The Best Fly to Use for Dolly Varden   -  12/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips Dolly Varden are beautiful, delicious, and fun to catch. Here are the best flies to use to catch them.

Dolly Varden are the Pacific northwest's version of the eastern brook trout. Taxonomically both are in the genus Salvelinus. They look alike. They even feel alike. And like brook trout, Dollies lack fine discrimination skills and will strike most lures and flies readily.
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How to Release Fish Successfully   -  12/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips The late Lee Wulff said, "A gamefish is too valuable to be caught only once." Here's how to handle that prize so it survives its encounter with you!
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Fishing Rod Care Made Simple   -  12/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Joe Sills Sr
Feature Article - How to - Tips

There is not a better time to do your basic fishing rod maintenance than right now after a hard summer on the water. First of all, let's talk clean up.


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Katadyn Hiker Pro Portable Water Filter   -  12/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Judd Norton
Product Review - Advertorial - ProductGreat water filter, easy to use, fast, durable and long lasting. Simply, I love it. Rating 4.5 out of 5. Outside enjoying your next memory to last a lifetime can change to the dark side without clean water to drink. The solution could be a small, lightweight and highly reliable portable water filter.
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St Croix Rod Avid Glass Ice Rods   -  12/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Judd Norton
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial - ProductSt. Croix debuts three new AVID GLASS ICE Rods with integrated strike-indication systems. It's not winter yet, the water's not hard yet even though ski season has begun here in Colorado.
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Arkansas Waterfowling With BMW Hunting   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - AdvertorialGlobal Outfitters, Inc. announces partnership with BMW Hunting of Biggers, Arkansas to promote duck and goose hunting along the Mississippi Flyway. Our web and TV audience wants more on waterfowl hunting --- where to go waterfowl hunting, how to improve their waterfowl skills and the products needed to insure successful waterfowl hunting. We plan to deliver.
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Deer Vision - About their eyesight   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - How to - Tips White-tailed deer are truly magnificent animals, and the most sought-after big game species on earth. Among the traits that make them so fascinating and challenging is their eyesight.
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Cold Weather Bowhunting   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - How to - Tips Seven Tips Every Extreme Hunter Should Know

Cold weather bowhunting offers great opportunities to see and harvest some of our nation's finest trophies in some of the most pristine environments on the planet however, doing so comes at a price. Do you have what it takes to stand up against brutal subzero conditions? Hunting deer in some of Montana's most brutal, bone-chilling environments, where survival is dependent on preparation and on the fly decision making has taught me some valuable lessons. Here are the top seven:


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Why Crank for Bass in November with Bass Pro Mark Davis   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - How to - Tips Editor's Note: Bass professional Mark Davis of Mount Ida, Arkansas, is the only angler to have won the B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year and the Bassmaster Classic Tournament in the same year - 1995, and he also won B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year in 1998 and 2001. Davis consistently places in the money and has earned more than $1-1/2 million from catching bass. To help you catch fish now, Davis shares one of his late fall tactics.
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10 tips for Arkansas Resident Goose Season   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
Feature Article - How to - Tips Early goose season is often overlooked because people think these are park or pet geese. But rest-assured, the resident geese are not stupid birds, they know the lay of the land. These 10 tips for Early Arkansas Goose Season will help you overcome the advantage they have on you and help you bag more birds.
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Arkansas Pre-Rut Hunting Strategies   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
Feature Article - How to - Tips Deer hunters love to talk about the rut more than any other subject under the whitetail hunting umbrella. From the beginning of bow season (and even before), discussions of rattling, grunting, chasing and scrapes are the topics of choice over morning coffee. By the time mid to late October rolls around, when the leaves are changing and the weather begins to cool, it might be harder to judge who's more in heat: the hunters or the does.
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An 8-Point Christmas Wish!   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Advertorial - Product

Gift ideas for the hunter or huntress in your life!

Photo: Professional Outdoor Writer, Lisa Metheny, takes a great New Mexico mule deer with her Bowtech Heartbreaker!I love seeing my wife and sons open presents in as much as it adds to the magic of Christmas and promotes the heart of giving, at least it does to me. It's in that spirit that I hope to oblige you with some gift ideas I know your family of hunters will love!


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Tallahatchie Duck Hunts   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: John J. Woods
Feature Article - Adventure - AdvertorialDucking hunting is alive and well in Mississippi. At Tallahatchie Hunts there are no classic duck hunting cliches.
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.22 Magnum Ammunition: Choose Wisely   -  12/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 9.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - How to - Tips A lot of hunters don't realize that the terminal performance of .22 Magnum ammunition varies greatly from load to load. Maybe even more so than ammunition for most big game cartridges. The key to employing the .22 Magnum successfully is selecting ammunition best suited to the game you're hunting. With differently constructed bullets weighing between 28 and 40 grains, and velocities varying as much as 15%, your choice is critical.
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Different Types of Deer Urine   -  10/28/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: Elam Lapp and Sam Hall
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial
Early Season Scrape Line

I recently ask Elam Lapp to explain the different types of whitetail urine use by deer hunters. Elam and his brother Ivan manage a urine collection facility voted number one by industry peers. In addition to supplying numerous lure suppliers, they have established two new Whitetail Bladder products of bulk lure for deer hunters.


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Thanksgiving Specks, Reds & Flounder   -  10/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - Adventure - News - Deals - How-to's

Catching Thanksgiving Specks, Reds and Flounder with Mississippi's Captain Matthew Tusa.


Editor's Note: Captain Matthew Tusa of Shore Thing Fishing Charters, based out of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, fishes about 250 days each year. Here's what Tusa has to say about fishing the Mississippi Gulf Coast in November.


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Top Flies for King Salmon   -  10/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips A handful of proven flies is all you need to connect with king salmon!
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Scent Control Makes Bowhunting Sense!   -  10/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Cooler temperatures are finally upon us, marking the beginning of what is sure to be a memorable hunting season for scores of hunters, myself included. And, if you are an avid bowhunter, chances are you plan to spend time with your bow in hand even during rifle season. Hopefully, your time afield prior to this season has afforded you ample opportunities to scout your hunting properties and layout your hunting spots after considering a few key concerns the greatest of these are scent control and wind direction.


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Common Persimmon : The Deer Magnet Tree   -  10/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: J. Waybe Fears
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Want a deer magnet? Find a fruit bearing Common persimmon tree and take a stand.

Most years the female Common persimmon tree bears fruit. Deer love this fruit when it ripens and falls to the ground in the autumn. It is usually available under the tree for a month or more as only a few persimmons fall at a time.


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Scout / Hunting Rifle Workout   -  10/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - Product - How to - Tips

The Scout Rifle, as conceived by Gunsite founder Jeff Cooper, was supposed to be a short, light, handy rifle, with sufficient power and range to accomplish any reasonable task in the hands of a skillful rifleman. To me, a Scout rifle is sort of a cross between a battle rifle and a hunting rifle a rifle that would excel in both applications - a multi-purpose rifle.


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Fishing the Alabama Rig to Catch Bass and Most Any Other Fish   -  10/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - How to - Tips At the end of October, 2011, when professional bass fisherman Dan Morehead of Paducah, Kentucky, accepted a $50,000 check and the keys to a fully-rigged Ranger boat worth $40,000, for wining the EverStart National Championship at Kentucky Lake, he helped to write a new page in the history of bass fishing with the new lure the Alabama Rig, created by Andy Poss of Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
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Best AR-15 Optics 3C - Trijicon ACOG Field Review   -  10/13/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Pig Down! Putting the Trijicon ACOG to the test in a recent wild boar hunt in South Carolina!


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Goal Zero Nomad 13 Portable Solar Charger   -  10/13/2014

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GO Outdoor University
By: Judd Norton
Product Review - Video - Advertorial - Product

Out on some of the best fishing water you've ever fished. It's getting late and it's definitely time to check in and share what's important. Cell phone dead?


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Byron Ferguson joins Whitetail Bladder Pro Staff To Hunt new Lure   -  10/6/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 8.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Product - How to - Tips
Early Season Scrape LineOutdoor Hall of Fame member Byron Ferguson joins Whitetail Bladder Pro Staff and will hunt this season with Early Season Scrape Line and Single'estrus whitetail lures.
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Hunting for the Ghost of the Water   -  9/29/2014

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GO Outdoor University
By: Dustin Vaughn Warncke
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips Bowfishing for tilapia is among one of my favorite outdoor pursuits. These are curious fish but they have excellent eyesight and will be gone like a ghost if they see you move before you get a shot off at one! That makes this a fun and challenging adventure!
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Best AR-15 Optics 3 - Trijicon ACOG First Impression   -  9/25/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Part 3 in my ongoing Best AR-15 optic series of articles. In this edition, I look at the Trijicon ACOG out of the box, the ease of mounting, and overall impressions. I'll be taking this optic with me on a couple of hunts soon!


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Best AR-15 Optics 3B - Trijicon ACOG Specs   -  9/24/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - How to - Tips

What's a product review without technical specifications? For you spec-heads, here are the details for the Trijicon ACOG TA11J in red. Enjoy!


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Mutant Bass Are Changing Sex in America's Rivers   -  9/18/2014

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GO Outdoor University
By: Joe Sills
Feature Article - News - Deals - How-to's

Male bass are carrying eggs and NOT in their mouth. That means these fish have two genders.


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Take your iPhone or Galaxy to the next level   -  9/17/2014

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GO Outdoor University
By: Judd Norton
Product Review - Video - Product with Video

Take your iPhone or Galaxy to the next level with the iClam waterproof sports case.


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And The Winner Is...No...The Winners Are   -  9/16/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Judd Norton
Event Announcement - News - Deals - How-to's

The New Product Showcase is the true highlight of this event and creates the most buzz and excitement. Winners are judged by buyers and media representatives. This year 700 products from 253 companies competed for BEST OF in various categories


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Lit Cooler Review   -  9/16/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Judd Norton
Product Review - Advertorial - Product

Lit Cooler Review.

ICAST 2014 Best of Show Category Winner


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Best AR-15 Optics 2 - Aimpoint Micro H-1 First Impression   -  9/15/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Here is part 2 in my ongoing Best AR-15 optic series of articles. In this edition, I look at the Aimpoint Micro H-1 out of the box, the ease of mounting, and overall impressions. Off to the range to test this out soon!


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WInchester Black TrAAcker Wad Shotgun Shell Review   -  9/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Product Review - Product with Video

Can a colored shotgun shell wad help you improve your shooting. Winchester sent me a couple of boxes of their TrAAcker Wad Technology shot shells for me to review. Here's my take on this technology.


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Go Fishing Quicker   -  9/10/2014

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GO Outdoor University
By: Judd Norton
Product Review - Video - Advertorial - Product

RodMaster is an EASY way to transport and store up to four rods and reels in a sturdy, adjustable housing that protects your gear and easily mounts on a wall or boat when not in use.


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Ignite a Fishing Feeding Frenzy - Are You Ready?   -  9/10/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University
By: Judd Norton
Feature Article - Product - Product with Video

Ignite a feeding frenzy!

The response to the stimulus is not a progressive response, it is immediate and violent. The fish will respond to both the "Dinner Bell" along with responding to its instinctual nature to protect its food chain from the competition.


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Another Restaurant Off the Concealed Carry List!   -  9/10/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - News - Deals - How-to's

After I saw the news that the CEO of Panera Bread came out asking their customers leave their firearms at home, it prompted me to write to you. I was angry reading that bit of news. Before I wrote this short article, I decided to confirm with the company their position on customers with firearms. Here is their reply...


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What is Kydex? A holster style, company, or something else?   -  9/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Trevor Shaw
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Guest author Trevor Shaw from Krounds holsters help up understand what Kydex is, the different levels of Kydex, and the craftsmanship it takes to make a great quality holster that lasts and is reliable.
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Sight Options and Practicing for Bowfishing Success   -  9/5/2014

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GO Outdoor University
By: Dustin Vaughn Warncke
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips The question is often raised, "What is the best aiming system for bowfishing?" In this article, we cover some basics of bowfishing aiming systems and best ways to practice shooting.
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Best AR-15 Optics 1 - Aimpoint PRO First Impression   -  9/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - How to - Tips

In the first of my Best AR-15 Optic series, I am reviewing the Aimpoint PRO series from my desk. My first impressions look at the ease of mounting the Aimpoint PRO to my AR-15, the features, and some of the benefits. Join me on my journey to find the best optic package for my AR-15!


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Best Bowfishing Bows   -  8/29/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University
By: Dustin Vaughn Warncke
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips Many new to the sport of bowfishing wonder what kind of bow is the best to use in buying their own dedicated bowfishing bow. In this article, we flesh out different kinds of bows and the advantages to each one.
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Pronghorn Antelope Management with J. Wayne Fears   -  8/28/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Sam Hall, Featuring J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

Master outdoorsman J. Wayne Fears discussed the importance of habitat management and the role hunters have played in the survival of the North American Pronghorn Antelope.

In fact hunters helped stave off extinction of the once abundant pronghorn. Conservation groups along with a tax on hunting arms and ammunitions helped fund recovery efforts.


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Good Gun Lube or Great Gun Lube?   -  8/27/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial - Product
All Temp Tactical Lube

I have to be candid, I was hesitant when I was approached to review another gun lube and gun cleaning system. There are a lot on the market and priced all over the place. With so many choices, who needs another one. Well, after my conversation with the owner and trying the lube twice now, I am sold on this product. I'll share the story...


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Whitetail Success By Design Book Review   -  8/27/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Volume 6
By: Brian Halbleib
Product Review - Press ReleaseBy:Brian Halbleib
If you are like me, you are always looking for new ways to improve your deer habitat and pick up new tips on accessing, scouting and hunting your favorite spots. Jeff Sturgis has written two books on the subject and has shared decades of knowledge and practical information on all things deer hunting. Jeff's uniques insight is like nothing you have read or tried before and he has the experience and the trophy photos to back it up.
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Bowfishing Lights - The VRL-X   -  8/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University
By: Dustin Vaughn Warncke
Feature Article - Product - AdvertorialMany people new to the sport of bowfishing ask if a bow-mounted light is needed for bowfishing. In this article, we explore some scenarios and examine one awesome bow light.
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Redundant Locking System vs Dual Locking System for Your Gun Safe   -  8/22/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Tony Darling
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Choosing the right locking system for your gun safe can be a real challenge. I tapped our good friend Tony Darling from VaultPro USA to help us out to explaing the difference between a redundant system and a dual locking system.


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I'm Searching for the Best AR-15 Optic   -  8/22/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - How to - Tips

After using our CEO Sam Hall's multi-purpose red dot optic and magnifier, I became a huge fan of this platform. I am in search for the best AR-15 optic for my uses. I want to hunt predators, compete in 3-Gun events, and have the ability to use the optic in other multi-purpose uses. Follow me on my journey to find the perfect AR 15 optic!


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Riflescope Magic: Working With Reticles   -  8/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - How to - Tips By: Richard Mann

Ballistic reticles have become all the rage. In some ways this is a good thing because it helps hunters hit at longer distances. It can be a bad thing if it inspires hunters to shoot beyond a range where they are capable of hitting, especially if doing so without prior certification their reticle is actually telling them exactly where their bullet will hit. I've experimented with most of the ballistic reticles available and have yet to find one that does not work. The trick is spending time on the practice range to obtain the proper zero and validate additional aiming points.


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Savage Arms Offers Field-Ready Axis II XP Packages in Time for Fall   -  8/20/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Savage Arms
News - Notifications - Press Release

Built upon the successful Savage Arms AXIS platform, AXIS II XP packages offer field-ready firearms for hunters at an affordable price. In addition to many of the same features of the AXIS, AXIS II XP rifles offer the legendary adjustable "AccuTrigger" and a mounted and boresighted Weaver KASPA 3-9x40mm scope. The AXIS II XP is chambered in a wide range of calibers to take on any hunting challenge. The AXIS II XP Youth and AXIS II XP Youth Muddy Girl provide young and small-frame shooters accurate, low-recoil options in 243 Win.


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Shotgun Shooting - Training Your Mind System   -  8/20/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial

The time is ripe for you to learn the proper way to train the mind while shotgun shooting. Bob has developed a proven system to help shooters achieve the "zone" in shooting consistently.


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Arrrg, Pirates on the Pistol Range?   -  8/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Eve Flanigan
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips

Should you shoot and practice with one-eye closed, or both eyes open. Handgun expert Eve Flanigan talks about the challenges of shooting with both eyes open and a few great tips on overcoming those challenges.


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Practice Now Or Forever Try To Find Peace   -  8/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Volume 6
By: Brian Halbleib
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips By: Brian Halbleib
Have you ever wanted to get into bowhunting or competition archery shooting? Or maybe you just need to brush up on your shooting form. Read along as Brian Halbleib shows you seven simple fundamentals of shooting a bow and arrow.
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First Impressions - The SIRT Pro Review   -  8/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Product Review - Advertorial - Product
SIRT 110 PRO Training Pistol

Dry-fire training can be pretty boring but it's a must if you want to become a better shooter. I was very excited to receive my Next Level Training SIRT Pro Laser Training Pistol the other day to help me with my handgun skills. Here's a brief first-impression review before I take it through the paces and complete a comprehensive SIRT product review.


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A Short History on Gun Oils and Firearms Lubrication   -  8/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Ron Myatt
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Guest contributor and gun lubrication expert Ron Myatt gives us a brief history on gun lubrication.

With all the new products coming to market, we want to explore the best options for you through this series of gun cleaning and lubrication articles. Thank you Ron!


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CoverYourBass - Portable Bathroom For All Outdoor Activities   -  8/12/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Video - Advertorial - Product

What world it be worth to a private bathroom on your boat or truck when you need it? No more worrying about an emergency or where your family will go when the need arises.

Introducing "The Bassroom". This awesome product fills the need for a portable bathroom system in a market that has been starved for such a product.


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Stick-It-Anchor-Pins: Shallow Water Anchoring Systems   -  8/12/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Sam Hall, Featuring J. Wayne Fears
Product Review - Video - Advertorial - Product

These are the best Anchor pins for I have seen for the price. Stick-It-Anchor Pins are fiberglass "stake-out" pins. They are 7 feet long with a T-shaped handle on the top end comes complete with its own (one long and one short) tethers (or ropes).

Stick-It-Anchor Pins allow you to reach down, shove the Stick It Pin into the bottom where you are fishing and hold your boats present position with no noise and no anchor, and best of all it doesn't cost like expensive hydraulic arm units.


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Why Ghost Stryke? Price vs Performance   -  8/10/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Product - How to - Tips
Ghost Stryke

After seeing SportEar's Ghost Stryke at trade shows early in the year I was intrigued and wanted to know more. I own four different hearing protection / enhancement products, but the Ghost Stryke has features and benefits that set it apart from other moderately priced products.


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Mock Scrape Lines to Document and Inventory Your Trophy Bucks   -  8/10/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Product - How to - Tips
Early Season Scrape Line

Many people use corn feeders and game cameras to document their deer. However, many of the wisest trophy bucks don't frequent these areas. Early Season Scrape Line is a new product by Whitetail Bladder that gives you an alternative solution to capturing photos of your deer.


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It Is Proven! More Is Better When Using Whitetail Deer Lure   -  8/6/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 7.
By: Elam Lapp
Feature Article - How-To - Product with Video
Early Season Scrape Line

More is better...It is proven, to better your success in using Whitetail Deer Lure you need to dispense amounts equal to that, what a deer would urinate, which is 4-6 ounces. Every year 1,000’s of hunters use scent without the success they expected. Because of the expense of the scent and stores selling in 2 ounce bottles many hunters only use a squirt to ½ ounce per hunt which quickly evaporates and becomes ineffective?


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Welcome Eve Flanigan - New G.O. Contributor   -  8/5/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Laura Mooney
Feature Article - News - Deals - How-to's

Please help me welcome our newest contributor, Eve Flanigan. Eve is a gun handling expert, a competitive shooter, and firearms instructor. Eve is also going to be a valuable asset helping me bring great women's shooting instruction, information, and inspiration to our Global Outfitters family!


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ATI Adds Some Intimidating Furniture to the Benelli M4   -  8/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Gun Digest - Online - May 26, 2014
By: Doug Howlett
Article Review Publication - Advertorial - Product

Check out this article by Gun Digest on the new tactical furniture for the Benelli M4. If this doesn't make this already great defensive shotgun better, not much will. An impressive stock and recoil pad, polymer over-molded forend, and much more.


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Shooting Zone Brilliance: How to take it to your game   -  8/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Bob Palmer - Vol. 6
By: Bob Palmer
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips
Mind vs Target by Bob Palmer

Bob Palmer, high performance expert, teaches us how to get into the shooting zone mentally. A must for any competitive shooter or avid hunter.


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The Fresh Tracks Back Quiver Pack with Byron Ferguson   -  8/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Product with Video
Keyes Hunting Gear: Fresh Tracks Pack

Byron Ferguson and Jeff Keyes, of Keyes Hunting Gear, show off the Fresh Tracks Back Quiver. The newly added quiver feature makes this pack the ultimate Keyes Hunting Gear large capacity pack. Its pocketing can handle nearly any hunting need.


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Buck Boiler - European Style Skull & Antler Mount Made Easy   -  8/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Video - News - Deals - How-to's
Buck Boiler

The Buck Boiler is the easiest way create a European style Skull and Antler mounts from your trophy. This works great on deer and other game animals.


I interviewed the inventor, Marvin Sherrard, of On Time Wildlife Feeders to discover how his invention worked to produce a perfect European style Skull and Antler trophy mount.


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Fish Feeders and Why - On-Time Fish Feeders and Leavelwod   -  8/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Video - News - Deals - How-to's
Fish Feeder Solar Elte Combo

Fish feeders are an important part of pond and lake habitat management, and go much deeper than just feeding fish. I recently spent the day with Leavelwood owner, Trey Montgomery. Leavellwood is a bass fishing heaven located in West Greene Alabama in the heart of the black belt.







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NSSF Rimfire World Championships Announced   -  8/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
News - Notifications - Press Release

What are you doing October 3-5 2014? The National Shooting Sports Foundation recently announced the 2014 Rimfire World Championships in Arkansas. This fun competition is open to all shooters. From the novice to the expert.


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Where Should I Place My Gun Safe?   -  8/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Luke Boyer
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips

So you have a safe or are looking to buy a new gun safe but not sure where to install it? Luke Boyer from Tracker Safe discusses the pros and cons of safe placement. He also talks about some alternatives to installing the large bulky safe in a bedroom.


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Aim Low, Think Big! - Getting Started In Bowfishing   -  8/3/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University
By: Dustin Vaughn Warncke
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips Bowfishing is quickly becoming popular among Texas sportsman as well as nationwide. It combines the thrill of hunting with the skill of archery as well as the sport of fishing. The excitement of multiple shot opportunities, several species of fish you can shoot, and the flexibility of day or nighttime bowfishing makes it an all around fun sport for everyone.
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Aim Low, Think Big!-Bowfishing for Food   -  8/3/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University
By: Dustin Vaughn Warncke
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips Many bowfishers don't look at the table fare quality of what they shoot. In this article we explore preparing some of the more common fish you can shoot while on a bowfishing trip as well as some bowfishing basics!
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Rick Clunn's RC Flat   -  8/1/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 6.
By: Joe Wieczorek
New Product - Press Release

Rick Clunn's RC Flat - The First Flat Side Crankbait that Can Be Accurately Cast Even on the Windiest Days


Cassville, MO - Luck-E-Strike is pleased to introduce the newest lure from four-time Bassmaster Classic champion Rick Clunn - the RC2 Flat crankbait. This remarkable bait features a square bill with a flat side body that makes it an alternative to traditional square bills.


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TriStar Expands Viper G2 Line with a New SR Sport Model   -  8/1/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Bill Mooney
New Product - Press Release

For 2014, TriStar Arms has expanded the Viper G2 semi-automatic line to include a new 12-gauge sporting model, the Viper G2 SR Sport. Whether shooting clay pigeons or hunting upland game, the Viper G2 SR Sport is a worthy choice that is comfortable to shoot, includes a variety of choke tubes and comes at an affordable price.


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Dust off Your Tactical Shotgun and Give This a Try!   -  7/31/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

On my recent trip to South Carolina to bring more shooting content to you, we ran across the FNH USA 3 Gun team and the 3 Gun Nation folks while we were filming content about the phenomenal 3 Gun competition growth.

That was a surprise treat running into Larry Houck, the FNH USA 3 Gun team, and the folks from 3 Gun Nation.

If you aren't familiar with 3 Gun competitions, keep coming back to Global Outfitters.com. I will be covering this growing sport very extensively in the coming months.

The 3 Gun format is pretty simple really. A competitor must complete three stages hitting the designated targets. The competitor is timed while completing the course. It's called 3 Gun because the competitor uses a rifle, a shotgun, and a handgun during the timed competition.


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Venison Bacon Burgers   -  7/30/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: David Sheppert
Recipe - Guest Post - How to - Tips

You can taste the influence of Louisiana in this this simple to make venison beacon burger recipe from David Sheppert of the Monroe, Louisiana Area.


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Semi-Permanent Food Plots: ATV and Durana Clover as Primary Species   -  7/28/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Sam Hall, Featuring J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

As summer ends you should be considering this type of food plot so next year your work will be much easier.

As I learned from J. Wane Fears...everyone would love a permanent food plot you could plant one time, walk away from and have wild game frequenting from now on. Although this is not possible there is a solution that is very close.


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Plot Management Series From Two Differing Perspectives   -  7/28/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

Introducing two video and article series on plot management from two differing perspectives.

This is a series of articles and videos on plot management from two industry experts that do it differently to achieve excellent results. In the end good food plots leads to healthy and plentiful wild game.


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Contributors wanted for Game, Fish, Fowl and Adventure Cooking   -  7/27/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Are you a member of LinkedIn? Are you a fan of cooking wild game, fish, fowl and other cooking adventures at the lodge, in the hearth or over a campfire?

If so, consider joining our new LinkedIn Group GO Cooking Adventures in Wild Game, Fish, Fowl, Camp, Historic Cooking.


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The Morel of the Story - Mushroons   -  7/27/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Steve Gilliland
Feature Article - How to - Tips

When I started this adventure I was aware that dyed-in-the-wool mushroom hunters would just as soon give away their favorite deer stand or rat out their own mother as they would divulge their mushroom honey-holes, so I wasn't surprised when my host for this evening insisted on anonymity for both himself and our location. My choices were simple; forget who he was and where we were, or ride blindfolded in the trunk of his car. Since I hate blindfolds and the trunk of his car was the bed of his old pickup, I choice the former. I will tell you however that we were somewhere south of Nebraska.


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Trijicon AccuPin Bow Sight   -  7/24/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial

Long-time industry leaders in illuminated riflescopes, Trijicon has brought their "Brilliant Aiming Solutions" to the archery world with the Trijicon AccuPin, a single-pin adjustable sight with some neat innovations. One of those solutions is a high-contrast triangular aiming point, which has proven more accurate in firearms. Another is a clear pin. In this configuration, the aiming tip points to your target instead of obscuring it, addressing a serious concern for many bowhunters.


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DURANA WHITE CLOVER FOR A PERNMANENT FOOD PLOT   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - How to - Tips J. Wayne Fears

Research done for establishing a long term perennial food plots recommend that Durana clover be considered as the crop to plant due to its shade tolerance, wide adaptability to weather extremes, low maintenance, high protein content (up to 28%) and long life, 7 years or more with proper management.



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Fantasy Fishing Trip with DOA Lures' Founder & President Mark Nichols   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Editor's Note: Mark Nichols, president and founder of DOA Lures in Stuart, Florida, provided a fantastic day of fishing at Big Mud Creek in St. Lucie, Florida that would be every angler's dream fishing trip.


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About Removing Stumps From a Food Plots   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - How to - Tips By J. Wayne Fears
What you have heard about using deer to remove small stumps is correct in many cases. By making each stump an artificial salt lick, in time, the deer will keep digging until they dig the stump up. The best time to start the process is in the summer.
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The Great Kansas Buffalo Hunt   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John J. Woods
Feature Article - Adventure - AdvertorialIf you don't have an 1880s style plains buffalo hunt on your bucket list, let me recommend you try one. Roughing it in a dirt dugout and hunting off of horses using single shot Sharps rifles is definitely a unique challenge.
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The Evolution of Wild Hogs   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Redneck Guru
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips Do wild hogs exist in the wild anymore? We have all heard of the Piney Wood Rutter or the Razorback hog, but do they still exist in the wilderness???
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Arkansas Duck Season 2014 News   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Matt Livingston
Feature Article - How to - Tips As many of you may know the AGFC has three different season dates proposed for the 2014-2015 Arkansas duck season, which seems to be the norm around this time of year now. The normal date (option 1) is the weekend before Thanksgiving and is my bet for the opener.
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Pattern, What Pattern?   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips Hogs are a peculiar animal. They do what they want, when they want, and how they want to do it. A hunter scarcely sees another animal as difficult to pattern as a wild (feral) hog trying to pattern them generally results in a great loss of hair, dignity, and respect among hunting buddies who already understand that patterning is nearly futile.
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Introducing Hunter Worth - Chapter Two   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Hunter Worth
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips Duck Hunting with Flash
By Josh Wolfe

"They're gonna do it," Hunter said. "They're locked up. They're gonna do it." He felt lightly for his shotgun as he kept his eyes glued to the sky. His fingers touched the cold steel and his hand slid around the stock. His father blew another series of feeding chuckles and then let the calls rest on his chest, dangling from the band-laden lanyard. Hunter's black lab, Flash, sat motionless on the dock just outside the blind, his thick coat sleek and beautiful in the early morning sun. Hunter had been admiring the dog when Flash tensed up and looked skyward. The ducks made one final swing and Hunter's father gave the signal, "Take 'em."


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Chattokee Lodge-Continental Pheasant Hunt   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Jeff Fisher
Outfitter Spotlight - Advertorial

Outfitter Review: My recent trip to Chattokee Lodge was to be my introductory experience to the world of hunting, lodges and so forth. I was quite excited to be recruited as an extra camera man, to help film the recent continental pheasant hunt. Rolling up a gravel road...


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Top Flies for Silver Salmon   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

With this handful of proven flies, you can catch silver salmon anywhere! Within a certain set of parameters, silver salmon will eat ANYTHING. OK, that requires a little explanation.


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Cleanwaste's Go Anywhere Portable Toilet - A Review   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John Kumiski
Product Review - Advertorial

Cleanwaste's Go Anywhere Outdoor Toilet is a must-have item for groups or campers where there is no plumbing. When Kristin Bell insisted we use a Go Anywhere Portable Toilet for the Indian River Lagoon Paddle Adventure I did not like the idea.


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How to Catch the Crabs and Enjoy It   -  7/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips Arguably one of the meanest creatures on the planet, the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) is also one of the tastiest. This piece briefly discusses where to catch crabs, and how to go about it.
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How to Catch MONSTER TROUT In The Land Of Fire & Ice   -  7/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: Bob Stearns
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

Some of the world's most spectacular trout fishing happens in Argentina. This is the best of the best! John Goodall probably had no inkling of the incredible fishery he was creating when he first planted brown trout (Salmo trutta) in the Rio Grande River, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina in 1935.


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Halibut Enchilada Recipe From Port Lions Lodge, Kodal Island   -  7/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Sam Hall
Recipe Article - Video - How to - Tips

One of Alaska's most well know fishing and hunting lodge is Port Lions Lodge on Kodiak Island. This recipe comes courtesy of the lodge owners, Patti & James Stegall. Halibut is one of the finest eating fish available, and the Port Lions Lodge fleet can help you fill your cooler.


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Whitetail Bladder Introduces Innovative Deer Hunting Products   -  7/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Sam Hall
News - Notifications - Product with Video
Single'estrus

For Immediate Release:


Whitetail Bladder releases two new innovative deer hunting products just in time for the 2014 hunting season. Early Season Scrape Line and Single'estrus are the first bulk deer lures available to hunters, enabling them to use scents to attract deer as nature intended.


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Travelling on a Hunting Trip with a Pelican   -  7/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial - Product

A cross-country hunting trip can be a great adventure. It can also be a nightmare with all your valuable hunting gear including your firearms. In this article, I share my recent experience travelling with valuable and precious cargo no to mention a Pelican!


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Use Adrenaline to Stabilize Your Shooting   -  7/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bob Palmer
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips
Mind vs Target by Bob Palmer

Adrenaline can be your friend of foe when it comes to sports. Sports performance coach Bob Palmer gives you a great tip on how to use adrenaline to help you shoot better under pressure.


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What Size Gun Safe Do I Need?   -  7/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Luke Boyer
Feature Article - How to - Tips

Determining the best size gun safe can be a challenge for the short-term and your long-term firearms and valuables plans. Here, a guest author, Luke Boyer from Tracker Safe helps us figure out what are some of the gun safe myths and conventional wisdom in gun safe buying.


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How to Choose the Right Pair of Sunglasses   -  7/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Product - How to - Tips Good sunglasses help you see better and protect your eyes from flying hooks. Learn to choose the best glasses for you.
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Special Report: The Four (4) Critical Handgun Strategies...   -  7/7/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Product - How to - Tips
SIRT 110 PRO Training Pistol

SPECIAL REPORT: The Four (4) Critical Firearm Strategies to Empower Yourself, Become Confident, and Extremely Proficient with a Handgun!

Plus... Dry-Fire training vs Live-Fire training with shooting Grand Master Mike Hughes!

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Outfitter Tracker Systems - Hunter Safety Software and Products   -  6/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - Advertorial - Product
HuntLINX 500 Outfitter Edition

Outdoor Tracker Systems offers an array of products and software to help Outfitters, Guides, Hunting Clubs and property owners better manage their property for hunting, game management and other outdoor activities.


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The Best SIRT Trainer For You!   -  6/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial
SIRT 110 PRO Training Pistol

Our friend and contributor Mike Hughes has created quite possibly the ultimate handgun training tool. There are several models and colors for you to choose from....here is an overview on how to decide with model is best for you!


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Welcome Mike Hughes - New Global Outfitters Instructor   -  6/16/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Bill Mooney
News - Notifications - How to - Tips

As one of the Global Outfitters Editors, I want to welcome my friend and firearms competitor, expert, and instructor Mike Hughes to the Global Outfitters Outdoor University team. Mike brings an incredible resume to help you become a better shooter.


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Glock for Women   -  6/12/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Laura Mooney
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips

My introduction to shooting a handgun was with my husband's .45 Auto 1911. I didn't know much about guns at the time, but even I could see that it was a beautiful firearm. Unfortunately, no matter how much muscle I used, I couldn't rack the slide.


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Setting Up A Nice Dry Fire 3-D Target   -  6/12/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Mike Hughes
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips
SIRT 110 PRO Training Pistol

Most of us get a little bored with dry fire training or shooting at static targets. In this tip, Mike has a great idea to make training a little more fun plus adds movement to your training.


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Terminal Turkeys video with Copperhead Outdoors   -  6/9/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
By: Brian Halbleib
Feature Video - By: Brian Halbleib
Copperhead Outdoors is the latest media project from Copperhead Unlimited, who in the past has primarily focused on publishing printed outdoor magazines, organizing and hosting hunting expos and printed and on-line articles. Check out their latest turkey video and their YouTube channel!
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Counter Ambush Personal Defense Training Distance Learning Course   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5
By: Kevin Reese
New Product - Advertorial

The CAT Home Study Course is the most comprehensive training option for how to survive a deadly surprise attack. The fact is, very few deadly encounters are ever seen coming; in fact, most attacks are actually more like an ambush, a complete surprise attack delivered with little to no warning. The home study course will fully answer the following questions and much more. . .


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HHA Optimizer Horizon   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5
By: Kevin Reese
New Product - Advertorial

There's a new face in the landscape of long-range shooting simplicity. The HHA Optimizer Horizon was developed with simplistic, reliable target acquisition, an essential element of marksmanship for anyone, especially those of us with compromised vision!


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Bowhunting: From Stone Age to New Age   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - How-To - How to - Tips

As far as humans are considered, hunting has been a major staple of sustenance since the dawn of our species. As I sat there in the cold with a light breeze biting at my cheeks, my mind took me back to another time, sort of a daydream I suppose. I thought about those Upper Paleolithic bowhunters some 10,000 years ago, wearing hides and sitting, perhaps in this very spot, waiting for game animals while snow-laced winds stung, wrapped and bit at their faces.


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Prepare Early For Late Summer & Fall Plots   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Brian Halbleib
News - Notifications - How to - Tips By: Brian Halbleib
Although summer is on it's way and the spring seeds are in the ground, it's never too early to start preparing for those late summer & fall planted food plots. Read on to learn about what, where and why to plant fall food plots.
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Remington Enters Concealed Carry Market with Sub Compact 9mm   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Bill Mooney
News - Notifications - Press Release

Remington enters into the sub compact concealed carry market with their new R51 9mm handgun.


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Rifle Hunting: Practice Year Round   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips Becoming a practiced hunter is hard work. Much like the Marine Corps it takes dedication, discipline and grit but knowing you left your best in the field means you sleep better at night more importantly, it means the legacy you're leaving is the same as the one being built by young ones often at our sides. That juice is always worth the squeeze...
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An Alarming Trend in Concealed Carry that is No April Fools Joke!   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Bill Mooney
News - Notifications - Laws

I find it curious, if not aggravating when I hear a lot of noise how evil guns are when a firearm is used during a heinous crime. It seems like it is part of the required news reporting.

What about other crimes and accidents?

Just last week we heard of the tragic stabbings at the high school in Pennsylvania but no talk about the weapon used. The media pundits spoke about the alleged criminal and how he must have had some mental problems. He was a social outcast. But they didn't talk knives that much. When a gun is involved, watch out.


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Nikon Spot-On:Stupid Simple Ballistic Software   -  6/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - Product - Advertorial

The best way to learn the trajectory of your bullet is to shoot at long range. That's not an easy option for many shooters so we rely on ballistic reticles, drop charts or ballistic software to help us reach out and get hits. External ballistics - the flight of the bullet between barrel and target - is just a physics problem. Yes, it's a complicated physics problem but there's always a mathematical solution. Nikon has simplified this math problem so anyone can work it.


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Squirrel Rifles: At Every Price Point   -  6/6/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - Product - How to - Tips

I was five years old sitting beside my father with a .410 shotgun in my lap watching squirrels running a muck for nuts. And, I was out of ammunition. I don't remember how many times I fired but my shoulder was sore. On the way back to camp I asked if I could use the .22 rifle next time. Dad said, "I reckon so." I did and never looked back. No more shotgunning squirrels for me!


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Hunt Of A Lifetime   -  6/5/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
Human Interest - Advertorial

"Hunt Of A Lifetime" is a nonprofit organization with a mission to grant hunting & fishing dreams for children age 21 and under, who have been diagnosed with life threatening illnesses. We are doing what we can to make a difference in their life, a dream come true. But we need your help, we are looking for people interested in helping the kids live their dreams, without you, we can't give them the dreams they so desire.


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Recoil Management vs Dry Fire Training   -  6/5/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Mike Hughes-Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips
SIRT 110 PRO Training Pistol

I was talking with expert firearms instructor and friend Mike Hughes about handgun training recently. I've had trouble with my shots pulling left. As we were talking about my struggles, the discussion evolved into dry fire training, trigger control, grip, as recoil management. There are some gun gurus who preach the rule live fire training is the best and only way to train because you need to learn how to manage the recoil. There are others who like to work on each discipline of shooting in pieces.

I can tell you first hand as a former athlete and trainer, it is a great idea to break down the components, or principles, of the activity separately to find your weaknesses and improve those skills. Breaking down the movements into small activities and getting better at each movement will produce a better result more consistently.

Here is what Mike had to say about dry fire and recoil management...


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Unexpected Treasures...World Class Duck Hunting Close To Home   -  6/4/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Brian Halbleib
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips Just because you do not live in one of the better known areas for waterfowl hunting, it does not mean you cannot have a world class hunt when conditions and timing are right. Intense scouting and hard work regularly provides those type of hunts in my home area of western Pennsylvania.
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Don't Miss Out on this Limited Edition ULTRAREST Patriot   -  6/3/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5
By: Kevin Reese
New Product - Advertorial

Quality Archery Designs shows its true colors with the Limited Edition Patriot available at QAD authorized dealers from sea to shining sea.


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Little-Known Airsoft Replica Firearm Facts   -  6/3/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5
By: Dana Smith
Feature Article - Adventure - AdvertorialMost firearm enthusiasts are familiar with Airsoft replica guns however, only a handful of people are considered experts on the subject and the vast majority of those folks believe the Airsoft phenomenon began in Japan as a result of stringent gun control laws or outright bans. Today, shooting enthusiasts in Japan and many other countries, from all walks of life, use Airsoft products to pursue their shooting passion without restrictions.
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Field Test - Browning Silver   -  6/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

The sneak preview of new turkey guns is always an exciting time at my office.

This past spring gobbler season I had the privilege of joining well known turkey hunter Preston Pittman for a hunt at Circle M Plantation near Macon, Mississippi.
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DeltAg Seed Coat Turns Plotters Into Farmers   -  6/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Brian Halbleib
Product Review - How to - Tips By: Brian Halbleib
Change your thinking and start planting food plots like a farmer with DeltAg Seed Coat. Brian has used this product for years and the results speak for themselves.
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Forget The Corn (Corn Versus Brassicas For Food Plots)   -  6/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
By: Brian Halbleib
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips By: Brian Halbleib
Bill Winke needs no introduction in the world of big buck hunting and food plotting. He has written countless articles on the subject and practices what he preaches on his Iowa farm. Bill writes regularly for the Whitetail Institute's "Whitetail News" and here is another great article on corn versus brassicas.
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Quick And Easy Tips For Better Food Plots And Better Hunting   -  6/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
By: Brian Halbleib
Feature Video - How to - Tips By: Brian Halbleib
Dr. Grant Woods is a leading authority on food plot and deer management. Watch as he provides some quick and easy tips for better food plots and better hunting.
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The Elephant in the Room When Talking About the Best 9 mm Pistol!   -  6/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

We've all read a ton of articles and watched hours of YouTube videos about different handguns and ammunition. If you are thoroughly confused and overwhelmed about which pistol and ammunition to choose for concealed carry and self-defense, welcome to the club.

Below I'll share a story with you about the decision-making process I went through with my own personal handguns. I believe there is an elephant in the room that few talk about when it comes to choosing a handgun and ammunition.


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New Loads That Make a 20-Gauge Almost a 12-Gauge   -  6/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Video - Advertorial

My, how spring gobbler hunting is changing! The latest generation of shotshells are making a big difference in downrange performance.

I was on a spring gobbler hunt with the management team of Benelli. We were filming hunts for their TV programs and we had split up into two teams. Joe Coogan, Benelli Brand Marketing Manager, and I were hunting with the 12-gauge Franchi I-12 and Stephen McKelvain, Benelli VP, along with Calli Morris of Hazel Creek Taxidermy were hunting with M-2 Benelli in 20-gauge. Also, Stephen and Calli were using the new 20-gauge Federal 3-inch Heavyweight Turkey Load featuring 1 1/2-ounce of high density #7 shot held in place with the new Flitecontrol wad.


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Wild Hogs - Rabbits or Texas Grizzlies?   -  6/1/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

The primary reason hogs are so prolific is their breeding abilities. Sows mature to reproduce after only six short months, although they don't typically breed until reaching 10 months or more. A gestation period lasts 115 days, allowing for sows to birth up to two litters per year...


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Streamsong Resort Offers Guided Bass Fishing in Private Phosphate Pits   -  5/29/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: John Kumiski
Outfitter Spotlight - AdvertorialThis fantastic property offers luxurious accommodations with guided trophy bass fishing in several private phosphate pits.
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The Lunkerhunt Lunker Frog   -  5/29/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: John Kumiski
Product Review - AdvertorialIf you enjoy explosive strikes while fishing for largemouth bass, you need to try this great new lure!
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Fly Fishing for Crappie   -  5/29/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
By: John Kumiski
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips Long sticks catch crappie! Cane poles, jigging rods and crappie poles, often more than 12 feet long, are highly effective for catching tasty crappie when these fish are in shallow water. But anglers may find that a fly rod is the most versatile and best crappie stick of them all.
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The I.C.E. RAC Kydex Holster: Range and Carry Holsters' Finest Hour   -  5/27/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

As quickly as I walked onto the pistol range, Rob Pincus himself escorted me back to the prep table. He didn't smile or say much at all. He simply un-holstered my handgun and asked me to remove my holster as he handed me a new I.C.E. Range and Carry (RAC) Kydex Holster and instructed me to put it on. While I was familiar with molded holsters, I had never been a huge fan but was about to become one.


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Tactical Rifle Shooting: Zero in on Sighting-In and Snapping-In   -  5/24/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips While my rifle is ready to rock and roll, yours may not be. Maybe yours was recently purchased, your replacing your sights or scope or you haven't shot it in a while. No matter your reason, everyone needs to make sure their rifles are functioning correctly and shooting accurately. The problem is, many recreational shooters out there get lost in the complexities of sighting-in. Let's take a look at some sighting in... dumbed down for my own better understanding...
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Galco Gunleather   -  5/14/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

In 1969 Richard Gallagher (Rick) opened a small leather shop on Chicago's north side. It was called "The Famous Jackass Leather Company." In 69, Rick was making various leather products to include purses, belts, hats and even jackets and pants. One day a Chicago cop asked Rick to make a shoulder holster. As a shooter, Rick was intrigued and after a lot of research he finally decided that orienting the gun horizontally made more sense. The cop was overjoyed, word spread and soon Rick had a waiting list of cops wanting shoulder holsters and the Jackass Shoulder System was born.


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ArmourLite Tritium Watches - Tougher Than The Rest!   -  5/12/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Advertorial

Global Outfitters Outdoor University is more than your one-stop learning center for all things outdoor activity related, we also revel is finding, testing, sharing and promoting outdoor gear we run into from time to time.


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How to Catch South Florida Peacock Bass   -  5/11/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 5.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

You don't have to travel to South America to catch Peacock Bass- there are plenty in south Florida!


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I bought a Benelli   -  4/25/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 5.
By: Duane Smith
Product Review - Advertorial

It is very difficult, next to impossible to get me to do anything on the weekend other than go deer hunting from mid October thru the end of January. If it is not your birthday, holiday or someone has passed away it just won't happen unless you have a very good reason to persuade me.


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BB Guns vs. Airsoft Guns: Which Are Better For Kids?   -  4/24/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Dana Smith
Product Review - How to - Tips

Buying gaming equipment for kids is a big hassle. There are too many things that you have to think about before you are certain whether a certain product would be fine to purchase for your kids. While paying heed to every small thing purchased for kids need extra care and attention, when you are purchasing gaming rifles and airguns, you need to be very particular about a few things. One of the various factors that should be sensibly evaluated while buying a replica gun for your kid's gaming requirement is to list down the advantages of buying one type over the other.


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Habitat Improvement 101 for the Bowhunter   -  4/16/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4
By: Brian Halbleib
News - Notifications - How to - Tips By: Brian Halbleib
Bowhunting is all about getting up close and personal with the game animals we pursue. I like to call this getting into wolf range, inside the animal's personal space. Technology in the form of tree stands, scent eliminators and trail cameras have helped bowhunters tremendously over the years with getting close for those ethical, clean kill shots we all strive for. The next piece to that puzzle is creating an environment for those animals to be comfortable and relaxed, not to mention a place that they want to hang around frequently. Habitat improvement is the key, read on and I will show you some easy and inexpensive ways to do it.
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Poppers for Seatrout   -  4/10/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John Kumiski
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Make your seatrout fishing more fun by using surface lures!

Poppers for Seatrout --- Lovely when alive, tasty on the table, spotted seatrout are one of the South's favorite saltwater fish.


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Turkey Gun Modifications Using The Mossberg 935   -  4/7/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

Averaging double "Grand Slams" over past years qualifies Dr. Warren Strickland as a knowledgeable resource when setting up shotgun for turkey hunting. Both Jim Martin and Warren start with the same Mossberg 935. Warren explains the modifications made to his gun as they pattern their guns for the upcoming turkey season. This is Part 2 of 6 in a series exploring all facets of setting up shotguns for turkey hunting.


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How to Improve Turkey Population Creating Openings   -  4/7/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

Outdoor Hall of Fame member J. Wayne Fears discusses how to improve your wild turkey population through habitat management by simply creating opening on 10% of your hunting property.


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Learn to Make The Cut of a Turkey on a Box Call   -  4/7/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

This is a great video to watch if you want to master the cut of a turkey on a pot call or slate call. Jim Martin of Global Outfitters Outdoor University and Bass Pro Shops 1 Source, brings you a series of instructional videos to improve your turkey calling skills.


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Ghost Stryke by SportEAR: The Edge In Hearing Enhancement & Protection   -  4/6/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Video - Advertorial

SportEar combines there industry leading technology and superior quality in the new Ghost Stryke. For the first time outdoor enthusiasts can purchase affordable in-the-ear hearing enhancement and protection with features like universal SecurFit design, digital compression hearing protection, 100% Lynx digital sound clarity, with optionnal Bluetooth and 2-Way communications.


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How We Raise Tracking Dogs For Finding Wounded Deer   -  4/3/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: John Jeanneney
Outfitter Spotlight - Video - How to - Tips

Breeding wirehaired dachshunds for tracking wounded big game has been our passion for the last 30 years. Our original dogs come from hunting bloodlines in Europe. Our "teckels" live with us as our companions. We have an excellent arrangement for our dogs, one that allows plenty of interaction and playtime with other dogs and people.


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The Fine Line of Ethics   -  4/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Ethics is defined by what we do when nobody's looking. We should all follow the letter of the game laws, but ethics transcend what's written in the lawbooks. As ethical, responsible sportsmen, certain behaviors are expected of us. We need to follow the written as well as the unwritten rules; demonstrating respect to the animals we hunt, the land we hunt on and its owners, and those we share the woods with - be they hunters or not. And nowhere is that more important than when turkey hunting.


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Spring Turkey Hunting Tactics   -  4/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

I recently paid a visit to one of Alabama's top Outfitters, Harlan Starr of Chattokee Lodge. Rick Flippen and I were there to film a number of gundog training tips for Global Outfitters Outdoor University to be posted on Bass Pro Shops new www.BassPro1Source.com website. Watch this video.


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Dominant Bird   -  4/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

It's turkey season and we are bringing back some of the highlights from last year. This poem and video was from last turkey season when we defined some of the best products for turkey hunting. This will kick-off a series of videos where we had an expert panel define the "Ultimate Turkey Hunting Setup".


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Turkey & Turkey Hunting Retro Minute: The Last Days of May   -  4/1/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Turkey and Turkey Hunting - March 2014
By: Brian Lovett
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips

Turkey & Turkey Hunting Editor Brian Lovett's first trip to Nebraska was one to remember, thanks to some stunning terrain and several hot-gobbling longbeards.


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Clearing the Way - Misadventures in the Elk-woods   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Darren Choate
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips The bull darted though the small saplings, stopped, and bugled. The magnificent roar echoed through the tall pine forest. I cow called once, and the bull headed my way, glunking with every step. At 30 yards, the bull stopped and bugled again. I realized this was the caliber of bull I was looking for.
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Arkansas Duck Calls, The best available   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Matt Livingston
Product Review - Advertorial

Last year our good friends at Killer Kallz sent us a few calls for promotion. At the time, I thought the duck calls I received were the best duck calls I had ever had the chance to hunt with. Well, I was wrong.


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ATV Vs. Tractor for Food Plot - Part 3 of 3   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Seedbed Requirements

Deciding whether to use a tractor or ATV to prepare a wildlife food plant is a big decision to make and the decision may have a lot to do with the success or failure of the food plot. When the decision is made to go ahead and use an ATV on a food plot that is not suitable for ATV ground breaking, the results is usually a very poor job of seedbed preparation.


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Ethical Bowhunting   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

A Gut Check

Yes, I've said it, and I'm sure some, perhaps many will stop reading my articles based on irreconcilable differences. It's not debatable, it's a fact if you're not practicing you're not a good hunter. My boss had a saying, "If you don't like it, fix it!" The readers agreeing with me come from two groups - those that do practice year-round, and those who feel somewhat convicted because they know I'm right!


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Memoirs of a Turkey Hunter   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

I quieted my calling as they neared. I let out an occasional yelp and cluck to comfort them. I had an arrow nocked and ready. With every step, my heart beat louder. Butterflies flooded my guts as I felt blood surge through the veins in my neck, my pulse quickened. I talked myself off "the ledge" as turkeys filed into a draw at 60 yards, as I lost sight of them I knew they were still on their way.


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Bushnell Elite 6500 1.25 - 8 X 32mm   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Richard Mann
Product Review - How to - Tips

I enjoy hunting with AR style rifles but have found most riflescopes with standard eye relief can make it difficult to access and operate the charging handle. The long eye relief was initially what attracted me to the Bushnell Elite 6500 1.25 - 8 X 32 mm riflescope.


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Catching Crappie in Colder Weather   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Editor's Note: Although many crappie fishermen don't fish in the colder months, numbers of crappiers are very successful at this time of the year.


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Fighting Swordfish with Captain Johnny Greene in the Fall   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Editor's Note: Captain Johnny Greene of the "Intimidator," based at Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Alabama, often takes his customers on 2-day, overnight trips to catch many varieties of offshore fish available.


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Selecting A Youth Rifle   -  3/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 3
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

There are many rewarding aspects to being a parent but one of the biggest for me was being able to introduce my kids to hunting. They started, like most kids, plinking with .22s, then graduated, first to a .410, then to a 20 gauge shotgun. When it came time to hunt big game, I needed a rifle.


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ATV Vs. Tractor for Food Plot - Part 2 of 3   -  3/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 2.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then you had better plan on purchasing a tractor and plow or contracting with a local farmer to break the plot with a strong farm tractor and plow. Trying to use an ATV in most of these situations can be dangerous, hard on the equipment used and frustrating to you resulting in a less than desirable crop. It's simply more than an ATV was designed to do.


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ATV vs Tractor for Food Plot 1 of 3   -  3/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Volume 1
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is in regards to using an ATV for planting a food plot is, "Can I use my ATV to plant food plots or should I invest in a tractor?" The condition of the ground to be broken up, the power your ATV has and the equipment you have to break the soil all has to be taken into consideration to answer that question.


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Xtreme Hunts Offers Kansas Turkey Hunts   -  3/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Outfitter Spotlight - Special OffersXtreme Hunts offers fully guided and semi-guided turkey hunts in Pike County Illinois and SE Kansas. Our hunts offer a high success rate with some great birds harvested.
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The Wild Hog Called Big Foot   -  3/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Outfitter Spotlight - Advertorial

Check out this photo of an Old Monster Russian Boar nicknamed "Bigfoot" that one of my hunters shot this past weekend on our Woods-N-Water, Inc. Wild Hog Hunts in Wrightsville, GA.


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Clean Your Hunting Optics Properly   -  3/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

A hot June day spent shooting on a dusty range in Alabama is a good way to test shooting optics. Rifles are shot a lot, usually under hot conditions. Ammunition is tested out to 300 yards or more. And hunting optics, spotting scopes, rifle scopes and binoculars, are subjected to lots of dust and if not dust and grit, then the occasional rainstorm.


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Pattern A Turkey Gun: Point-of-Aim to Match Point-of Impact - Step 1.   -  3/8/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 4.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

When asked to produce a series on setting up a turkey hunting shotgun for bass Pro Shops I knew just Where to start and What to start with. Jim Martin and I have been hunting turkeys the past few years with world famous archery hunting expert, Dr. Warren Strickland. Let me mention that Warren also has a passion for hunting wild turkey, with a shotgun!


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The Best Turkey Hunting Terrain - Goodman Ranch   -  2/18/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Sam Hall
Outfitter Spotlight - Video - Advertorial

Been there and done that --- will go back again! Goodman Ranch in West Tennessee has the most exciting turkey hunting terrain, and matches that with a huge number of birds. Mike Goodman exercises a regimented controlled burn program to keep these Tennessee rolling hills pristine. No better terrain to work a gobbler, and no better lodge to take an Eastern Wild Turkey.


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The Day I Shot Bigfoot!   -  2/17/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Duane Smith
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Turkey season is just a few short weeks away. Let me tell you what keeps you coming back after these crazy birds. I won a trip to White Oak Plantation at a charity auction, and was able to hunt the last weekend this famous hunting lodge was open. Myself and and three other turkey enthusiast went down south to one of the finer hunting establishments in the great state of Alabama.


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Leavellwood: A Special Alabama Hunting & Fishing Lodge   -  2/7/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Sam Hall
Outfitter Spotlight - Video - Advertorial

Leavellwood is a place created for the express purpose of providing quality fishing and hunting for its customers. A first class environment offering both recreation and relaxation for everyone that steps foot on the property.


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Calling Turkey with NWTF Board Member Harlan Starr   -  2/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Sam Hall
Outfitter Spotlight - Video - How to - Tips

We spent time at Chattokee Lodge with owner Harlan Starr to present him with our Outfitter Of The Year award. The lodge had hosted a number of filming events for GO and it was time to show Harlan our appreciation. Jim Martin took the opportunity to discuss turkey hunting and calling with Harland, and have him share some of his calling techniques.


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Giclee Printing - Wildlife Art   -  1/30/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: John Warr
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Now lets discuss the feasibility of Giclee printing. If you do not want to invest a large amount of money up front on printing a particular piece of art, and want a few prints to test the market, Gilclee printing is the way to go.


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Bass Pro Shops 1 Source & GOOU in 2014   -  1/25/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - Press Release

Bass Pro Shops 1 Source "YOUR INSIDE SOURCE FOR OUTDOOR INFORMATION", and GO Outdoor University have partnered to produce over seventy instructional videos in 2014 for the new Bass Pro 1 Source website.


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SCOOT & SHOOT Turkey Decoy   -  1/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Video - Advertorial
MOJO Scoot & Shoot

The SCOOT & SHOOT is MOJO's REVOLUTIONARY new turkey decoy that allows the hunter to participate in the most effective and exciting way to hunt turkeys. It is a Boss Gobbler Decoy with built in handle and ground stake that is especially designed to be used in the very effective "Turkey Reaping" method of hunting, where the hunter can spot turkeys and by covering their face, and as much of their body as they can with the decoy, actually crawl (or creep) upon turkeys.


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How to Catch the Biggest Bass in Any Lake by Bass-Fishing Professional   -  1/23/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

To catch the biggest bass in any lake, a fisherman must study the lake, the other anglers and the baits most-often used to pinpoint the high-pressure fishing regions. Then you'll know the target sites where many sportsmen are fishing and the depths of water that most of their baits are covering.


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Chattokee Lodge - A special Outfitter   -  1/22/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Sam Hall
Outfitter Spotlight - Video - Advertorial

I want to tell everyone about a special Outfitter. Chattokee Lodge and owner Harlan Starr have become a favorite here at Global Outfitters. After winning our distinguished "Outfitter of the Year" award, Chattokee Lodge has continued to partner with us as a host destination for our Bass Pro Shops Outdoor University videos, while providing a great Alabama destination for GO Adventure Seekers that are looking for awesome hunting, fishing and shooting experiences. Chattokee Lodge is also a member of the Alabama Adventure Lodge Cooperative.


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Fall Bears   -  1/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Bowhunting Adventures - Winter 2014
By: Wade Nolan
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips

For bear hunters and watchers: In this article Wade Nolan - Bowhunting Biologist, discusses his experiences leading bear watching groups and teaching safety in areas populated by bears. Subjects include identifying bear trails and bear diet. Learn the mix of plant material and meat in the bear's diet. Wade describes the parts of the salmon bears target in different seasons.


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Legends of the Fall   -  1/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Canadian Outdoorsman Magazine - Fall 2013
By: Neil Waugh
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips

Fall fly fishing in Alberta: Neil Waugh discusses autumn insects for fly fishing Alberta, Canada, such as the fall caddis flights, blue winged olive mayflies and oddball.


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How to Plant Chufa Seed for Wild Turkey   -  1/21/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Video - How to - Tips

I spent a few days at Leavellwood this summer to learn the secrets of managing freshwater lakes for monster bass from lodge owner Trey Montgomery. Although the fishing is great this time of year in the Alabama Black Belt region, and I surely learned a lot from my discussions on the Leavelwood fisheries, my ears perked up when Trey mentioned he needed to get his chufa seed in the ground.


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One of the Best Gobble Calls: Haint Gobble Call & Video   -  1/20/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 3.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Video - How to - Tips
Haint Gobble Call

Jim Martin and I have been hunting turkeys together since the 80's when his father took us each spring to Hit & Miss Hunting Club in South Alabama. I have always been impressed with Jim's turkey calling, especially his natural mouth gobble call. However, his natural call has never been loud enough to use effectively while hunting. The new gobble calls on the market have changed the game.


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TURKEY Motion Decoys   -  1/20/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Canadian Outdoorsman Magazine - Spring 2014
By: Luigi DeRose
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips

This is a special sneak preview from our partner publication, Canadian Outdoorsman Magazines' 2014 Spring Edition. Not only is this a FREE digital publication, it consistently has informative articles like this instructional article on turkey motion decoys...A few years ago, I discovered that adding motion can bring turkey decoys to the next stage of realism.


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Bowfishing: A Tough Way to Fish!   -  1/19/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 3.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

I don't get too write to many pursuit articles so I thought I'd take the liberty here in my column to pour one out on y'all! Enjoy.

The alarm clock split the darkness like a lightning bolt! I spilled out of the bed like sour milk and half-crawled, half-stumbled to the shower. The morning haze slipped away as the water rushed over me nothing like a shower to get me wondering how the rest of the day was going to pan out.


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The Battle of Bull Run on the Gulf Coast Lasts Until January   -  1/16/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 2.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips


As the sun clawed its way out of the Gulf of Mexico to brighten-up the skies and push-away the darkness, I could see that the silhouettes at the end of the pier included both men and women with their rods bent like question marks in the air. "The bulls are running!" one man yelled to encourage anglers to cast their rods out in the direction of his line to hook-up the school of redfish.


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Carmen Mountain Whitetail   -  1/16/2014

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Western Whitetails Magazine - Website
By: Darren Choat
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips

Odocoileus Virginianus Carminis
Western Whitetail Magazine is a great place to read about Whitetailed-Deer in the Western United States. Their website offers data on all species of the whitetail found in the region such as the Caemen Mountain Whitetail.
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Early Season Calling Tactics for Turkeys   -  1/10/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 3
By: Eric Janzer
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

This article will describe tactics for early season birds that have worked for me. This is when they may still be bunched up in their wintering flocks or just beginning to break up into smaller breeding flocks. I will talk about the kind of calls that I like to use and I use a variety of them. The advantages and disadvantages of each call will be touched upon, as well. Then we will talk a little bit about turkey behavior in the early spring and how you as a turkey hunter can use those behaviors to your advantage. So let's get started.


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The Ultimate Turkey Hunting Setup   -  1/10/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 1.
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Advertorial

Back in the early 1900's ol' Joe didn't have many rules or much technology to help him almost eradicate the Wild Turkey population. Most likely, Joe used a rifle to pluck turkeys from the roost in bunches. How much times have changed! Modern wildlife management practices and conservation laws have helped bring back this national treasure to record numbers. But, none of this keeps hunters and manufacturers from searching for the best equipment and technology to give them the edge while turkey hunting.
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ROCKY to clad hunters for The Ultimate Turkey Hunting Setup   -  1/5/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 2.
By: Joe Wieczorek, The Media Group, Inc.
Product Review - Advertorial

G.O. Joe Archer, circa 1912, had to camo-up and develop new tactics before becoming much of a threat hunting turkeys with a bow. In fact, the bow toting turkey hunter reached near extinction as Native American Indians gained access to modern firearms in the 1800's. It wasn't till the very early 1900's when the first archery hobbyist mastered field archery and first considered testing their sporting skills against our almost national bird, the Wild Turkey. The transformation has taken over a hundred years. This is relatively a short span of time in evolutionary terms, and it is safe to say that both human species and Meleagris gallopavo (turkey) species are certainly alive and flourishing.


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GO Youth pin points Source of Earthquakes   -  1/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 2.
By: Hunter Worth
Article Review Publication - Advertorial
Haint Gobble Call

Wilderness, USA: Today at Heritage Quest wilderness camp, GO Youth councilor, Hunter Worth, pointed to the final resting place of ol' Joe the turkey hunter as the source of quakes felt across the region. Per Hunter, we were up Cemetery Hill overlooking HQ headquarters just admiring the run of gobbles that rolled up the hill from the training center below. We knew Eddie Salter and Jim Martin of GO Game Calls were dueling to perfection on two of the "Haint" gobble calls from Down N Dirty Outdoors.


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Book on King's Mountain Battle Wins National Book Award   -  12/26/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 2.
By: Posted by Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

Isaac - Trek to King's Mountain, by J. Wayne Fears, is awarded the prestigious Pinnacle Book Award given by the Professional Outdoor Media Association for outstanding achievement. It is the first time an e-book has won the award.
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Fall Turkey Tactics   -  12/19/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 2.
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

When most folks think about turkey hunting, they think about spring, and mating season, when you try to exploit a gobbler's amorous Achilles heel by imitating a lovesick hen. It's fall now, and while most folks are thinking about deer hunting, a few die-hard aficionados of the king of North American game birds are thinking about the other turkey season. Fall birds are less inclined to come to a call, though they will if you give them a reason. You must rely more on the turkey's gregarious nature.


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Winchester Repeating Arms for Rainy Pass Lodge   -  12/11/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 1.
By: Posted by Sam Hall for Steve Perrins
Product Review - Advertorial

Rainy Pass Lodge is proud to present and offer for purchase a very limited edition 75th Anniversary rifle built by Winchester Repeating Arms. We are very fortunate that Winchester also celebrated its 75th anniversary of the model 70 the same year and together we built a very special rifle.


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Welcome to the GOOU Main Campus   -  12/7/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 1.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Press Release

Welcome to the main campus of GOOU and our expansion of thirty new libraries of knowledge relating to hunting, fishing, shooting and eco sports. We are adding to what Global Outfitters has become known for: Where to... go on your next adventure by expanding on our database of 10,700 adventure destinations to include How to...improve your skills , and What with...the products needed to insure success.


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Living Life to the Full: Staying on the Right Side of Healthy   -  12/4/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 2.
By: Claire Holliday
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

We only get to live once, and that means that we only get one shot at getting everything right. Having amazing experiences and adventures, making friends and being a good friend in return, and gathering knowledge and learning new skills, are all part of what makes us human.


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A Conservation Tale - Bowfishing the Mobile-Tensaw Delta   -  11/25/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Outfitter Spotlight - Advertorial

Its a quiet Tuesday afternoon as I sit at the Blue Gill Restaurant on the Battleship Causeway waiting for a few friends. A gator glides through the water opposite the Blue Gill's dock, showing off for the restaurant's guests. As the sun sets, a boxy looking boat pulls abreast of the Blue Gill, the gator submerges, leaving only his eyes visible in the twilight air. Tom Boatwright alights from the boat with his customary grin and shakes my hand vigorously.


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High Quality Protein Nutrition through Food Plots 1 of 6   -  11/21/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Don Willis
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips


Food plots are the #1 way for most deer managers to provide high quality protein nutrition for their herd. I will explain why protein is so important in a way that many of you have probably never heard previously. I will then explain to you which plant forages to pick and what companion forages to plant with them. We will then discuss successful planting techniques for various plant forages and different soil types. Finally, we will discuss the economics of food plots for protein nutrition.


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Sighting-In Your Bow: Keep it Simple   -  11/21/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 2.
By: Kevin Reese
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

When considering hunter ethics, the most important element beyond the scope of wildlife conservation and habitat preservation is shot placement. Good bowhunters understand this critical ingredient and practice year round to ensure their prey receive nothing short of best efforts from confident, ethical integrity-minded sportsmen.


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Decoying Puddle Ducks   -  11/21/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 2.
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Probably the most diverse group of waterfowl, and most popular to hunt are the puddle ducks. And the methods for decoying them are as varied as the species hunted and the habitat in which they occur. Hunting over potholes and small ponds, you can literally toss out a few blocks and expect a reasonable chance of success. However, big water, flooded timber or heavily- gunned areas may require more specialized techniques.


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How to Fish for and Catch Marlin with Captain Jimmy Taylor   -  11/21/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 2.
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Editor's Note: Captain Jimmy Taylor of Biloxi, Mississippi, lacks one billfish, the swordfish, to have caught every species of billfishes in the world and qualify for the IGFA Billfish Royal Slam that recognizes anglers who have caught nine billfish species, the Atlantic and Pacific sailfish, the Atlantic and the Pacific blue marlin, the black marlin, the striped marlin, the white marlin, the swordfish and the spearfish. He's won two Grand Slam Jupiter Billfish Tournaments and finished 4th in the 2010 World Billfish Series Tournament, competing against more than 10,000 anglers.


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Shoot Like a Man: Standing, Off-Hand   -  11/21/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 2.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Shooting from the standing, off-hand position is the least stable of all but there are some tricks to it. Stand with your body bladed at about a 35 to 45 degree angle to the target. Your support-side foot should be pointed toward the target and your strong-side foot should be at a 90 degree angle to your body or at about a 45 degree angle to the target. Your feet should be about shoulder width apart.


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Nutritious Foods to Pack for a Day's Hunting   -  11/20/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1
By: Lily Baines
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

When you're out hunting for the day, what do you take to eat? As you'll know it's important to keep up your energy levels, but if you rely on sugary snacks to fuel you during the day, you're likely to be left feeling hungry and tired before you've finished. Ensuring you opt for nutritious items that will sustain you is essential, but these also have to be easy to eat and those that won't draw too much attention to you when out on a shoot. Here we suggest some foods to include in your provisions that take all of these factors into consideration.


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Wright Leather Works Predator Holster   -  11/12/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Volume 1
By: J. Wayne Fears
Product Review - Advertorial

Due to the emails I get from the readers at Global Outfitters the Gen 4 Glock Model 19 has to be one of the most popular of all the concealed carry handguns.


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Decoys, Waterholes and Buck Antelope   -  11/6/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
Bowhunting Adventures - Fall 2013
By: Jim Miller
Article Review Publication - How to - Tips

Jim Miller and Kenneth Tallant bowhunt Pronghorn Antelope. Learn how purchasing over the counter tags in New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota, Idaho and Oregon, makes for a great late summer to early fall adventure.
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Fig Stuffed Specklebelly Goose Breast   -  11/5/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Volume 1
By: Sam Hall
Recipe Article - How to - Tips

Video and Recipe: This Fig Stuffed Specklebelly Goose Breast with squash and brown rice recipe was supplied by BMW Hunting in Biggers Arkansas, while Global Outfitters was on an Arkansas Waterfowling expedition for Bass Pro Shops 1Source. Enjoy!


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Getting Your Rifle Ready for the Hunt   -  11/4/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1
By: Bob Humphrey
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

I'm not a gunsmith nor do I play one on television. When I need some serious smithing done I take my guns to a professional. So I don't need a full complement of gun shop tools. But I do handle some of the basics, like properly mounting and sighting my guns, jobs made much easier by having the right tools. Thus, I was delighted when Battenfield Technologies sent me a few of their latest to "test fire."


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The Music That Worms Dance To   -  11/2/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Volume 1
By: John E. Phillips
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

The music that causes giant earthworms to come out of the ground has been played by the hill folks along the Appalachian Trail for many years. William "Bubba" Childers of north Alabama learned the tune from his granddaddy, who was taught by his granddaddy.


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Build and Place a Wood Duck Box Earn a Badge   -  11/2/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1
By: Hunter Worth
Feature Article - Adventure - Press Release

Video and Article: Calling for all youth to get involved!

This accomplishment-based youth program to support waterfowl habitat is the first in a series of badge projects sponsored by Heritage Quest USA and Global Outfitters GO Youth. The new program is open to all youth and youth groups alike, offering a path for them to become Master Outdoorsman. Individual youth and youth groups can work alone or team up with local Outfitters and organizations to get involved.


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Deer Hunter Drill - Practice Makes Perfect   -  11/1/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Richard Mann
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

When I was 15 I was walking down an old logging road with my rifle slung over my shoulder - feeling for all the world like Jack O'Connor. (I might have even have been wearing a cowboy hat.) Thick laurel bordered the road and visibly was limited. I hadn't gone far when the largest whitetail buck I'd ever seen bounded out, stopped and looked me right in the eye. I struggled to find my breath and to bring my rifle to bear but was too slow doing both and he was gone. Forever.


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We don't feed your kind around here!   -  10/31/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Advertorial
Wilderness Calls Double D Gravity Deer Feeders

I have watched the Redneck Guru over the past two years working his magic constructing the first deer feeder that is only open for business for deer and large game. He has gone back to the drawing board to include continuous improvements. I have witnessed it in the field and at deer breeder operations. Everyone should step up and take notice of this feeder the hogs and varmints cannot get to.


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Establishing Realistic Expectations for Your Gundog Pup   -  10/30/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Rick Flippen
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

While at a field trial last year I witnessed a handler going ballistic when his dog was disqualified for breaking at the line. As he yanked the dog back to his truck he was yelling obscenities at the top of his lungs. What made the situation worse was that the poor gent had two dogs competing and the first dog took off to retrieve a fallen pheasant, and no lie, the dog grabbed the fallen bird and kept going until he ended up in a corn field about half a mile from our location.


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Egyptian Wheat for Squirrels   -  10/25/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

My introduction to Egyptian wheat, a tall growing grain sorghum, had nothing to do with squirrels. It was simply a supplemental plant for Quail Haven soybeans to run up. The main crop was the running soybeans as a warm season wildlife food plot. However, by early fall I was watching wild turkey and quail going to great lengths to get to the Egyptian wheat seed heads, and more impressive were the number of squirrels coming out of the nearby woods to feed on the wheat seed.


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Reproductions - Wildlide Art   -  10/21/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: John Warr
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Today artist have more choices than ever for making reproductions, or prints, of their original artwork. For years offset lithographs were the industry standard, but with the release of affordable Giclee printers artist seem to be gravitating toward that technology.


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The Christmas Gun - Daisy Red Ryder Model 1938   -  10/16/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Product Review - How to - Tips

It was the Christmas of Christmas's. Under the red cedar Christmas tree, we had cut behind the barn, brought into the house and decorated with popcorn and colored paper chains, was my very own Daisy Red Ryder Carbine. It was a dream come true. Like Ralph in The Christmas Story, after months of frantic wishing, I had a real Red Ryder BB gun.

I don't remember how old I was when I got the Red Ryder Carbine. Not much over nine years if I had to guess. I am sure it was a financial strain on my parents budget to pay for the gun but thy felt it would help me learn responsibility and to learn the life skill of marksmanship. They were right on both accounts.


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Rackvantage - Revolutionary Wildlife Food Plot Product!   -  10/15/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Volume 1
By: Sam Hall
Product Review - Advertorial

Let's face it, when you are hunting deer, turkeys, doves, waterfowl or other wildlife, you know that food dictates their daily movement patterns. Simply put- wildlife goes where they can obtain the best and most nutritious food.


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Book of the Year Awarded to J. Wayne Fears   -  10/15/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Posted by Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Press Release

ISAAC - TREK TO KINGS'S MOUNTAIN

At its annual conference in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association has selected the book: ISAAC - TREK TO KING'S MOUNTAIN by J. Wayne Fears to receive its first place award in the organization's Excellence in Craft awards program. Sponsored by Chevrolet, this is the first time an e-book has won the coveted award.


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Bull Reds off the Mississippi Coast   -  10/15/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Captain Scott Simpson
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

When you think of Bull Red fishing off the Mississippi Coast one cannot help but think of beautiful bronze back very big fish. We are truly blessed to have a wonderful Redfish fishery here on the Mississippi Coast. It is a fishery that any avid angler can pursue and have fun at.
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Introducing Hunter Worth: Chapter One   -  10/13/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Feature Article - Adventure -

Hunter watched as the squirrels chased each other from tree to tree while his dog, Flash, looked on intently, waiting on Hunter to loosen up on his collar.


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Picking the Perfect Puppy   -  10/1/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Beth Ann Amico
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

The key to finding the right hunting companion is to hire the best pup for the job. Many waterfowlers are decoyed into buying premium shotguns and the latest camo patterns. Madison Avenue isn't stumping for what might be one of the greatest joys of the hunt, your canine hunting partner. As in life, the right companion can make or break your hunt.


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Tell me about Heritage Quest   -  9/25/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

You may ask, "Where is Heritage Quest? How do we get there?"
Heritage Quest is all around us. It has been here since the Maker painted His canvas with shades of blue, green and brown, creating Earth.


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Get Geared Up For Bow Shooting   -  9/12/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

I am heading out to my local archery range for an afternoon of practice. What are the 15 most important items needed for my outing? How different are these items from our target archer of 100 years ago? Work with Global Outfitters this year as we answer these questions. A little history and lot of modern technology will be the discussion as we "Get Geared Up" for Bow Shooting in the 21st Century.

Watch this video to see what Byron Ferguson uses when he gears up for archery.


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Alabama Adventure Lodge Cooperative   -  9/11/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

Global Outfitters announces the Alabama Adventure Lodge Cooperative. In an earlier article we defined the most current listing for hunting and fishing lodges in Alabama. Internet searches and published databases yielded 152 Outfitters in Alabama that advertise lodging along with hunting activities for whitetail deer, wild hog, wild turkey, quail, pheasant, dove, ducks and geese. Many advertise for lodging with fishing and fly fishing activities for large mouth bass, crappie, bream, catfish and other freshwater fish. Through research we narrowed that listing to 90 hunting and fishing outfitters with websites and currently open for business.


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Successful Gun Dog Train and Shoot Workshop   -  7/25/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Harlan Starr
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Gun Dog Train and Shoot Workshop
Another great way for wing shooting outfitters to create activity in the off-season is to put on educational seminars:
Chattokee Lodge, Britannia Kennels and Tibea Gundogs from the UK hosted a successful gundog workshop. The workshop was open to all sporting breeds and the ages of the dogs was 7 months to 10 years.


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My Season   -  7/6/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 1.
By: Duane Smith
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial


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Get Geared Up for Waterfowl in the 21st Century   -  7/6/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 1.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

It's 2010 and I am leaving home on a Water Fowl hunt. What are the twenty most important items needed for my adventure? How different are these items from our Water Fowl hunter of 100 years ago? Work with GlobalOutfitters.com this year as we answer these questions.


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Alabama Hunting and Fishing Lodges   -  6/12/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

ALABAMA HUNTING and FRESHWATER FISHING LODGES

Alabama the beautiful is Alabama the bountiful. That is, with adventure destinations for hunting, fishing, shooting and all eco spots. This is the most up-to-date listing of Outfitters in Alabama where lodging and guides are available for outdoor activities.


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Happy Father's Day   -  6/9/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: J. Wayne Fears
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Dear Dad,

On this special day reserved to honor fathers, I want to thank you, long overdue as it may be, for one of the most valuable gifts you have ever given me - a love of the outdoors. You dispensed it to me in small increments over many years, and I cherish every moment of its giving.

My earliest memories are of weekends when you would take time out for long strolls with me down the abandoned country road that led to the Clark River near our house. It was just you and me, and I felt important. Those long afternoon hikes down "the ol' backroad," as we called it, were great adventures to me.


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Youth Adventures in the Black Belt Region of Alabama   -  4/24/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

Outfitter Review w/Video: Learning about our newest Alabama Outfitter partner, Leavellwood, has rekindled great experiences from my youth.

As a young boy growing up in Alabama hunting, fishing and enjoying the outdoors, my father made sure we touched ground in every region of the state. He was an outdoorsman, not a great outdoorsman, but a great educator, and he made sure I was taught or subjected to the vast natural resources the fair state of Alabama offers.


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Global Outfitters Explores Social Media   -  4/18/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Sam Hall
Human Interest - Press Release

We are starting today with 8 LinkedIn members. Let's see what happens...

There are so many Social Media tools available out there. We have embarked on a mission to explore each to see if they can help Global Outfitters expand our following and help us assist our Outfitter partners, adventure seekers, and teachers teaching tip and techniques for all outdoor adventure sports and cooking.


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Bass Pro Shops brands with GO Outdoor University   -  4/17/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Sam Hall
Feature Article - Adventure - Advertorial

Teachers Teaching at Bass Pro Shops

Global Outfitters Outdoor University is part of the new Bass Pro Shops BassPro1Source.com. Phase 1 of the new informational website was unveiled earlier this year with two new additions coming before formal release sometime in late May 2013.


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What Happened To Our Rut?   -  1/30/2013

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol 1.
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

What a crazy last two weeks. I can not remember a season when the RUT appeared to last two days. I hunted the last ten days straight.


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Farmers And Hunters Feeding The Hungry

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - How to - Tips

From the beginning of time farmers and hunters have been the members of society called to provide food for others. FHFH invites hunters to return to their heritage as 'food providers' in the modern world.


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Student Outdoor Experience (SOE)

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Student Outdoor Experience (SOE) educates the Next Generation and gives them the life skills they need to be great role models and leaders. We use our passion and the backdrop of fishing, hunting and the outdoors to teach students lessons related to character, integrity and vision. This is done with a focus to preserve our heritage. At SOE we never feel like we "go to work" because our work is our love and passion. That passion is to see students become ALL they were created to be. We want them to become great leaders of homes, families, communities and the outdoors.


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Kids Hunting for a Cure

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

Kids Hunting For a Cure is a non-profit organization which provides financial support to research hospitals/foundations dedicated to developing cures for cancer and childhood diseases. Monies are raised by children and adults through community-sponsored outdoor events designed for youth.


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Outward Bound

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

An unforgettable experience, a real accomplishment, something to be proud of for the rest of your life an Outward Bound course will be all that and more. Our courses designed specifically for teens deliver leadership skills and achievement and provide each student with an opportunity for success. Whether you're rafting in Utah, paddling canoes in Minnesota, or climbing mountains in Colorado, the wilderness can teach you skills that will become lifelong tools.


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NRA's Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC)

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

Recognized as the most comprehensive youth hunting program anywhere in North America, the Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) is NRA's "graduate studies" program in outdoor skills and safety training for young hunters. Open only to those who have completed hunter-safety training at the state or provincial level, the program is conducted under simulated hunting conditions to provide the best practical environment for reinforcing and testing a young hunter's skills.


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Sierra Club's Building Bridges to the Outdoors

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

Sierra Club's Building Bridges to the Outdoors (BBTO) project is committed to a future where all youth have the opportunity to get outdoors. We have seen how direct nature experiences have shaped the lives of young people, opening doors they always thought were permanently closed. Research also suggests that outdoor education can improve self-esteem, raise test scores, and help kids lead healthier lives. These benefits are invaluable in a world where the pressures in children's lives are varied and increasing.


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OAK: Outdoor Alliance for Kids

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

The Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) is a national strategic partnership of organizations from diverse sectors with the common interest in expanding the number and quality of opportunities for children, youth and families to connect with the outdoors.


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I teach you, You teach me, WE LEARN TOGETHER

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

At Heritage Quest, the mentors are not only teachers, but also students. In life, we are forever learning. The knowledge of our elder mentors will trickle down through the ranks of junior mentors and then on to the kids.


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AMC's Youth Opportunities Program (YOP)

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

The mission of the AMC's Youth Opportunities Program (YOP) is to make the outdoors accessible and meaningful to urban and at-risk youth. YOP operates as a resource center for youth agencies throughout the Northeast, teaching youth workers the skills they need to independently take their youth outdoors.


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Northland Adventure Education & Therapy Center, Inc.

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

Northland Adventure Education & Therapy Center, Inc. is a fully-insured, not-for-profit organization (501c3 recognition pending) dedicated to facilitating the growth of individuals and organizations through adventure-based programming. It is our belief that the future of our world hinges upon the successful instruction of youth and adults in community involvement, global awareness, environmental sustainability, educational opportunity, and somatic healing. We seek to foster experiences that will expand an individual's own awareness of self and empower them to be successful as a force of change in our world. These ideas are instituted through the vehicles of alternative education schooling, domestic and international expedition-based travel, adventure-based somatic therapy, and industry development and promotion.


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Venture Outdoors

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

Our GroupPrograms serve over 4,000 youth and adults each year. We can get any group outside from scout troops, employee outings, schools, birthday parties, community centers and religious groups.


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976-Tuna Youth Fishing Program

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

The 976-Tuna Youth Fishing Program Seeks to provide children in Southern California with the opportunity to experience the wonders of saltwater sport fishing. Though an introduction to the sport, the program hopes to instill in children a sense of appreciation of the wonders of nature as encountered on the Pacific Ocean along the coast of Southern California.


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Student Angler Federation (SAF)

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Human Interest - Advertorial

One of the fastest growing youth related movements across the country are High School fishing clubs!

The Bass Federation, the nation's oldest and largest organized grassroots fishing organization, is leading the way with the development of the Student Angler Federation.


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GO Youth Spotlight on Turkey Valley Trap Team

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Henry Langreck
Human Interest - Advertorial

Jackson Junction, Iowa: With only 435 students k-12 in our rural school, we were able to start a trap shooting team. We are expecting 20 students to sign up for our very first year!


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Heritage Quest Badges for Accomplishments

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 1.
By: Hunter Worth
Feature Article - Adventure - How to - Tips

Heritage Quest Merit Program

Build a wood duck box, earn a badge. Find sustainable habitat to hang the box, earn another. Like conservation, the opportunities for our youth at Heritage Quest to earn badges are limitless.
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Best AR-15 Optics 1B - Aimpoint PRO Specs   -  9/2/2014

Global Outfitters Outdoor Articles
GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6
By: Bill Mooney
Feature Article - How to - Tips

For your specification and technical lovers out there, here are the specs for the Aimpoint PRO.


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Wildlife Art   -  7/23/2014

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GO Outdoor University - Vol. 6.
By: John Warr
Feature Article - Adventure - AdvertorialJoin me as we explore the world of wildlife and outdoor adventure art.
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