June 2020 Newsletter

Smothered Venison Backstrap

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Smothered Venison Backstrap

by Cody Marshall / Wayfindersgalley.com If you’ve still got backstraps in the freezer, this is one you’ll certainly want to try soon. I got this recipe from a good friend of mine.  He’s a hunting machine with the genetics of a silverback and the linguals of a wild turkey! The ol’ dude can cook, too. So can his wife. Most of her desserts, I would eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They had us over for dinner one night, years ago, and his wife fed us this. It instantly became one of my favorite wild game meals! They didn’t have...

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Hunting Summertime Coyotes

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Hunting Summertime Coyotes

Looking for a fun and exciting hunt to help beat the off-season blues? Hunting summertime coyotes can provide fast-paced action and an adrenaline rush like no other critter on earth. If you can handle the heat, you’ll likely find yourself in the middle of the action on one of the few hunts where the hunter becomes the hunted. When it comes to coyote hunting, few guys are as passionate about the game as Jon Collins. Collins lives in Kentucky but annually travels the country in search of coyotes willing to come to the call. For Collins, coyote hunting is more...

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Plant Species Spotlight – Honeysuckle

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Plant Species Spotlight – Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle – The Double-Duty Invasive Providing Year-round Food and Cover for Deer Depending on who you ask, honeysuckle is either of the devil, or God’s gift to the deer hunter. Why? For starters, honeysuckle is an invasive vine introduced from the orient 1806. Like a lot of vines and climbing plants, it can quickly choke out native plants and vegetation that may be preferred on the properties you manage. However, it is a semi-evergreen that deer will pretty much browse year-round. It also provides significant bedding cover as well. If you find honeysuckle growing on your property, you may think...

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