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Help, Where Can I Hunt?

So, you have been thinking about putting in for the upcoming big game draw. You have been perusing the new hunting Rules and Information Booklet, figuring out what species you want to hunt and checked the draw odds. You have crossed a few things off but still have some uncertainty. …

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Grilled Whitetail Deer Backstrap

Serving size about 4 Ingredients: – Half of a backstrap, about 2-3 pounds – One pound thick-cut bacon (hickory or applewood smoked preferred) – One apple – Salt – Pepper – Garlic powder – Water-soaked toothpicks Directions: 1) Take a clean, fresh or thawed two to three-pound backstrap and slice …

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Wildlife Lookalikes

“Grayish brown and furry” could describe a lot of different wildlife in New Mexico. Even to a trained eye, a fleeting glimpse of a species might lead to an unclear identification because many of New Mexico’s wildlife have lookalikes, a separate species for which it may be confused. However, a …

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It’s Great to Suck at Something

It’s common at the beginning of a new year to set resolutions to better oneself and identify some areas in which our skills might be lacking and identify ways to strive for success. Self-improvement is rarely a bad thing, but a demand for nothing but excellence in your outdoor endeavors …

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The “Grey Ghost”

Growing up in the outdoors from Alaska to New Mexico, I can honestly say the one animal that intrigues me the most is the Coues white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus couesi). Better known as the “Grey Ghost,” this elusive white-tailed deer is not only photogenic, but it can walk behind the …

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