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Tennessee Buck Limits: For Better or For Worse

Deer hunters in my home state have spent the last couple of months in a bitter and highly divisional debate over antlered deer limits. Tennessee has had a statewide antlered bag limit (the state does not distinguish between sex of … Continue reading

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Ultra-Late Season Mixed Bag Hunt: Bear, Hog & Whitetail

It has been a great hunting season that has included two trips: A Backpack Elk Hunt in Colorado and a Backpack Whitetail Hunt along the John Muir Trail in Tennessee. For the last few days of the season, we’re headed … Continue reading

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Tennessee Bear Hunt

“Can you eat bear meat?” was the question I was repeatedly asked whenever I mentioned an upcoming bear hunting trip to East Tennessee. After some discussion and planning, my friend “L” and I had settled on a very short window … Continue reading

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Jones Bar-B-Q Diner -Marianna, AR

Depending on who you talk to, Barbecue of the South is either experiencing its death rattle or it is entering a Renaissance phase. The reasons for being pessimistic are plenty: -The rising cost of hardwood can make it extremely expensive … Continue reading

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