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Hunter Nation Foundation to Make Five-Figure Donation to Lawsuit Fighting Maine Sunday Hunting Ban

Hunter Nation Foundation to Make Five-Figure Donation to Lawsuit Fighting Maine Sunday Hunting Ban National hunting group pledges to help efforts for first challenge of hunting ban under Maine "right to food" constitutional amendment Kansas City - Hunter Nation Foundation today announced that it will make a five-figure donation in ...
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Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ronnie Cuz Strickland

Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ronnie "Cuz" Strickland Ronnie "Cuz" Strickland - Mossy Oak Cuz joined the Mossy Oak team in 1988, two years after the company was born, first as salesman, then in marketing and public relations. He worked with Toxey to found Mossy Oak's media productions department, ...
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Hunter Nation Supports Congress’ Efforts To Restore Proper Predator Management for Wolves

Kansas City - Led by Rep. Tom Tiffany, a coalition of members of U.S. Congress sent a letter to the Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, encouraging her to appeal the radical decision by an activist California judge that restored Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf in ...
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Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ted Nugent

Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ted Nugent How did you get into hunting and who helped you get into hunting? I was born in a hunting family in 1948, where everybody in Michigan was a hunter and many were discovering the great Fred Bear. So, the mystical flight of ...
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Gov. Evers Vetoes Commonsense Hunting Bills That Would Have Expanded Hunting Access

Madison, WI. -Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers today killed by veto two bills that were key components of the Wisconsin Sporting Freedom Act. The two bills passed by the Legislature but killed by the Governor would have made it easier for more people to enjoy our God-given resources and ensure the ...
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ICYMI: Hunter Nation Testifies in Support of Hunters in Maine and Washington

Kansas City - Hunter Nation made its presence known this week on both coasts of this beautiful country by defending hunting rights. Luke Hilgemann, Hunter Nation CEO, was in Maine to testify for hunters' rights to hunt in that state on Sundays. Meanwhile, Hunter Nation Founder, Keith Mark, was in ...
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Wisconsin Assembly Bill 912 Passes Following Hunter Nation Amicus Brief

Madison, Wis. - Today, Assembly Bill 912 - a bill that would limit how wide-ranging emergency powers can go in declaring a business essential or non-essential - passed in the Wisconsin State Senate and heads to Gov. Evers to be signed into law. Under the bill, no business may be ...
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Hunter Nation Applauds Federal Effort to Return Wolf Management to States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2022 Kansas City - U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany (WI-7) led a group of Congressional colleagues in calling for a hearing on legislation that would return predator management control back to states. Tiffany and others sent a letter to the House Committee on Natural Resources leadership ...
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Washington Hunters: Take Action to Support a 2022 Spring Bear Season

Support for the propose rule to establish an annual bear hunting season in WA. Write and/or call the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to stand for responsible, regulated bear management and hunting in Washington. Please be brief and very respectful. Click Here to view Proposed Rule Making notice for WAC ...
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Hunter Nation and Hunter Nation Foundation Launch 2022 Hunt the Vote Initiative to Encourage 500,000 American Hunters Ensure Their Voices are Heard

Hunter Nation and Hunter Nation Foundation Launch 2022 Hunt the Vote Initiative to Encourage 500,000 American Hunters Ensure Their Voices are Heard Kansas City, KS - Hunter Nation and Hunter Nation Foundation officially launched their 2022 Hunt the Vote initiative today to encourage 500,000 American hunters to ensure their values ...
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Activist California Judge Halts
Responsible Predator Management
for America’s Farmers, Ranchers, and Families

Kansas City - A California judge mandated today that federal protections for gray wolves be restored for wolf populations, a ruling that will halt responsible and common-sense predator management solutions across the country. "We are disappointed that an activist judge from California decided to tell farmers, ranchers, and anyone who ...
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Hunter Nation Applauds Legislature, Calls on Gov. Evers to Sign Part of Sporting Freedom Package

Hunter Nation looks forward to working with hunting champions in the legislature to pass rest of the bills in the package Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin State Assembly passed part of the Wisconsin Sporting Freedom package in a bipartisan fashion today. Passage of this commonsense legislation sends a clear message to ...
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Take Action Against Colorado bill to ban the hunting of bobcat, lynx and mountain lion

(Updated 2/3/22) Colorado Hunting Ban Bill UPDATE On Thursday, February 3, 2022 the Senate Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources Postponed SB22-031 Indefinitely Thanks to everyone's help, we are ecstatic to announce we shut down the ban attempt! The Colorado Sun reported on our efforts, noting that, "Opponents of the ...
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Wisconsin Sporting Freedom Act Testimony

Last week I had the distinct honor of offering testimony on the bills in the Wisconsin Sporting Freedom Act. I applauded the authors and legislators who have supported these bills. You can watch my testimony here. In my testimony I highlighted how these bills would expand the enjoyment of our ...
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Uncle Ted – Happy Birthday to Me!

Wow! That was quite the whirlwind funride these past flamethrowing, outrageous, crazyFUN 73 years, was it not! I'm surprised I survived the G-forces! On that lovely winter day, December 13, 1948 in the MotorCity energy storm, I launched full force into my American Dream and haven't wasted any time looking ...
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Uncle Ted – Not All Deerhunting Is The Same

My binoculars confirmed the distant movement as a much-anticipated whitetail deer. Upon close examination, it was identified as a fawn buttonbuck of the year. Even in the historical hard pressured deerwoods of Michigan, everybody knows that these little boogers are considered to be the dumbest deer in the woods. And ...
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Uncle Ted – I Love You

Love makes the world go round; So they say. And in many ways, I am sure that it does. Within our core innercircle family lives, I am sure nothing is more-true, but as hunters, we are connected quite powerfully in many ways that is everything like family. Not a day ...
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Uncle Ted – Happy Thanksgiving Everyday America

If I'm not mistaken (an extremely rare occurrence) I have written and published a Happy Thanksgiving piece every year for more than 30 years, and I'm raring to do it again, because giving thanks to God for this miracle of life and His spellbinding miraculous creation is the very least ...
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Jefferson County Court Agrees with Hunter Nation: Wisconsin DNR Infringed on Wisconsin Hunters Constitutional Rights

Jefferson County Court Agrees with Hunter Nation: Wisconsin DNR Infringedon Wisconsin Hunters Constitutional Rights Jefferson County Court Agrees with Hunter Nation: Wisconsin DNR Infringedon Wisconsin Hunters Constitutional Rights Jefferson County Court Agrees with Hunter Nation: Wisconsin DNR Infringedon Wisconsin Hunters Constitutional Rights Jefferson County Court Agrees with Hunter Nation: Wisconsin ...
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Back To Texas

Well that was a spirit dazzling 70-day bowhunting whirlwind, was it not! My landrush race to huntseason 2021 was as exciting, if not moreso, then any huntseason in my 73 years! I do believe the over-the-top giddy anticipation of getting back in the Michigan bowhunting groove was a hair more ...
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Support Pennsylvania Sunday Hunting

Pennsylvania hunters have not been allowed to hunt on all Sundays for years. However, a Senate bill in Pennsylvania would fully repeal the state's limits on Sunday hunting. Senate Bill 607 would completely repeal the Sunday hunting ban and allow the Game Commission to determine how many hunting seasons should ...
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Federal Government to Block Hunting Lands

We need to fight federal overreach and protect hunting access! Last April, the Department of the Interior quietly announced the request to close millions of acres of federal public lands to all non-local hunters for moose and caribou. The public voiced their concern at a telephone town hall. Thanks in ...
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Happy Birthday Grandson Jack

Today is my wonderful grandson Jack's 19th birthday, and on this very special November 5 fall day during this very special time of year, this here old grandpa celebrates his grandson's birthday in a very special way. It was many years ago on this fine November 5th that I erected ...
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Uncle Ted – Triple Arrow Threesome!

  Hunches are beautiful things! Never underestimate a spontaneous, knee-jerk instinctual hunch when it comes to making a hunting decision on the fly. I had just hosted a killer weekend with my good friends and American deerhunting compadres Dan Schmidt, editor of Deer And Deer Hunting magazine and respected, legendary ...
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Wisconsin Senate Passes Hunter Nation’s Bills to Defend Hunters and Anglers

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Senate passed 10 bills today from the Wisconsin Sporting Freedom package, sweeping but commonsense legislation backed by Hunter Nation that would protect the rights of hunters and anglers and expand outdoor opportunities throughout the state. The 10 bills would expand the enjoyment of our God-given ...
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Hunter Nation Statement on Court Decision Halting Legal Wolf Hunt

Hunter Nation released the following statement on a Dane County judge's decision today to grant an injunction halting a hunt of the gray wolf that is clearly provided for under state law and the Wisconsin Constitution: "With only three weeks until the wolf hunt is to open, the Wisconsin Department ...
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Another big day in Wisconsin for the future of hunting

It's a big day in Wisconsin for the future of our lifestyle, our traditions, and our favorite pastimes! The Senate and Assembly committees on Sporting Heritage and Natural Resources hosted a joint hearing on all 13 of the bills we introduced in Madison last week. The President and CEO of Hunter ...
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Uncle Ted – The Little Big Things

Another day, another hunt! Hallelujah! I have to start out a little earlier than the average hunter each hunt because I film every outing and there are a lot of extra little details I have to manage. I dress into my de-scented Mossy Oak hunt garb and boots, check over ...
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Hunter Nation is Going on Offense

Hunter Nation continues to go on offense to protect American hunters and the sports we love, preserve our outdoor lifestyle and values, conserve our God-given natural resources, and remove barriers for the rising generation of hunters and anglers to enjoy the hunting tradition for years to come. Earlier today, I ...
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Wisconsin Legislative Package to Defend Hunting, Support Anglers, and Protect Rights

Madison, Wis. - Today, Republican Legislators, Hunter Nation, a national grassroots organization of hunters and sportsmen, and Ted Nugent unveiled, in Wisconsin's capitol building, legislation that would preserve and build upon Wisconsin's sporting heritage. The Wisconsin Sporting Freedom Act is sweeping but commonsense legislation that protects the rights of hunters ...
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Hunter Nation Opposes Expanding Two National Monuments in Utah and Restricting Its Public Use

Today President Biden is signing proclamations to expand the size of two National Monuments in Utah and impose restrictions on the use of this public land.  On behalf of sportsmen, Hunter Nation opposes these actions which will increase the amount of public land restricted for public use for hunting, fishing ...
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Cuz Strickland's Fist Full of Dirt Podcast – Stand Your Ground with Keith Mark

Fist Full of Dirt with Cuz Strickland," a podcast dedicated to helping outdoors enthusiasts connect with the land and wildlife they love and hold dear. This week's guest is Hunter Nation's Founder Keith Mark. Keith has survived 2 moose charges and a kick to the face by Shawn Michaels. He's ...
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Uncle Ted – Every Arrow

We are on our way! The ritual fall games have indeed begun and the gentlemen have started their spirit engines with much aplomb! Arrows are flyin and critters are dyin, and the Great Spirit of the Wild throttles on with nonstop vim and vigor into fall 2021 as the backstraps ...
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Hunter Nation Pushes Back Against Wild Game Import Ban Proposal

Dr. Walensky, On behalf of millions of American hunters and in keeping with our principles, Hunter Nation urges the Center for Disease Control to reject the misguided petition recently submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) calling for a ban on trade in ...
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Hunter Nation Wins Yet Again in Wisconsin Court!

We just received word that the legal challenge brought by Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul - a known enemy of hunters and our lifestyle - attempting to remove Natural Resources Board Chairman Dr. Frederick Prehn via the courts was thwarted today when the Dane County Judge overseeing the case ruled ...
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Hunter Nation Statement on Court Decision Maintaining Chairmanship of Dr. Frederick Prehn

September 17, 2021 For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Luke Hilgemann at Luke@HunterNation.org   Hunter Nation, the fastest growing grassroots organization in the country dedicated to protecting the rights of hunters, issued the following statement today in response to a Dane County Judge's ruling that effectively maintains Dr. ...
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Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Update

For those who've been following the ongoing saga in Wisconsin surrounding the upcoming wolf hunt, we wanted to give you an update on several cases that are making their way through the courts. In the case involving the Attorney General's attempt to remove Dr. Frederick Prehn as the Chairman of ...
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Hunter Nation Response to Chipman Withdraw

Hunter Nation applauds the decision to withdraw David Chipman's nomination to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Chipman's nomination to head the ATF was a threat to America's hunting tradition, our outdoor lifestyle, and our second amendment rights. His extremist record, statements, and positions are out of ...
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Uncle Ted – Details Details Details

Dear Uncle Ted; the daily communications always start off from people all across America and beyond asking the old guitarjamming backstrapdaddy a plethora of questions about my gungho Spirit of the Wild hunting lifestyle and every imaginable activity associated with it. It's pretty darn special to have such vast communications ...
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Hunter Nation Files Brief Defending Hunters in Federal Wolf Delisting Case

September 2, 2021 For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Luke Hilgemann at Luke@HunterNation.org Hunter Nation Files Brief Defending Hunters in Federal Wolf Delisting Case Kansas City, Kansas…Hunter Nation, the fastest growing grassroots group in the country dedicated to defending our hunting traditions, filed a brief in federal court ...
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Hunter Nation Statement on Anti-Hunting groups Frivolous Wolf Hunt Suits

August 31, 2021 For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Luke Hilgemann at Luke@HunterNation.org Hunter Nation Statement on Anti-Hunting groups Frivolous Wolf Hunt Suits Hunter Nation, the fastest growing grassroots organization in the country dedicated to protecting the rights of hunters, issued the following statement today in response to ...
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Uncle Ted – American Campfire

Everybody loves the American campfire don't you hear it calling your name Everybody loves the American campfire go ahead and fan the flames Gather round children the party is on your family and friends are here Pull up a stump and set yourself down let me buy you all a ...
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The Fowl Life's Chad Belding Sits Down with Ted Nugent Hunter Nation Spokesperson

Hunter Nation national spokesman, Ted Nugent on The Fowl Life podcast with Chad Belding. Ted shares his thoughts on conservation, politics and his love and spirituality for hunting and why you should be part of Hunter Nation. The Fowl Life · E150 - Ted Nugent - HunterNation.org Spokesman Visit the ...
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Virginia Predator Calling Competition Ban Fails to Pass

A proposed Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources regulation that would have banned awards for predator hunting contests was pulled from consideration on August 18.  Working behind the scenes and with local pro-hunting activists, Hunter Nation actively opposed this "animal rights" agenda item. On May 27, at the Virginia DWR Board ...
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Uncle Ted – Realworld Survival Skills

You feel it don't you! A burning, powerhouse throbbing deep in our souls! As summer throttles on, our spiritual radar is picking up super strong signals all around us, and as hunters in the modern world, we know exactly what to do with these signals. The primal scream is alive ...
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Hunter Nation Thanks NR Board for increasing fall wolf hunt quota to 300

Testimony in support of increasing Fall wolf hunt quota  Submitted by:  Luke Hilgemann - President, CEO Hunter Nation Date:  August 11, 2021   Honorable Chairman Prehn, and members of the Board.   My name is Luke Hilgemann and I am the President and CEO of Hunter Nation - a grassroots organization ...
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Hunter Nation Michigan Participates in Wolf Management Meeting 

  Hello Hunter Nation, As many of you are aware, the Wolf Advisory Council is scheduled to meet for the first time. Michigan wolf management remains a top priority to Hunter Nation. As such, I will be in attendance to ensure that the unified voice of the Michigan hunter is ...
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Uncle Ted – PreSeason Inventory

AUGUST! Say Hallelujah like you mean it! Another month down and another month closer to our glorious, long awaited, need it more than ever fall season-O-harvest! You do realize that a whole herd of gungho dedicated hunters around the world are already hard at it, don't you! I'm getting photos daily ...
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Right On the Mark – EP17 – Kyle Crickenberger and Coyote Contests

Episode Summary Expand Transcript - Episode 17 Expand Right On The Mark 0:00 Right On The Mark Episode 17, recorded July 2021, featuring Kyle Crickenberger starts right now. He is hunted all across America and around the world. rifle, pistol, shotgun, crossbow compound traditional, he uses them. He's an outfitter, ...
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Uncle Ted – Down To Earth

Grounded! Down to earth! Certainly two of the greatest compliments a person can bestow upon another, identifying the integrity, reliability and righteousness of an individual. When it gets right down to it, both those terms are quite literal in their origin, celebrating a person's honest, earthly touch and connection, as ...
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Hunter Advocates Ralph and Vicki with The Choice talking about Hunter Nation

Description Archer's Choice & the The Choice - Ralph & Vicki Cianciarulo, RJ, and Aubrey take a moment to share their beginnings in hunting and it's importance. Highlighting the importance of stopping the infighting among hunters on what method is "Right" or "Wrong" and why it is time we stand ...
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Wisconsin DNR is holding its first Wolf Management meeting Thursday 7-22-21

Hunter Nation is continuing our work to ensure that hunters play a role in responsibly managing our predator populations in Wisconsin. The DNR has begun its work of putting together an updated wolf management plan that will be one step in the process of developing a long-term plan to manage ...
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Real America – Dan Ball with Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent national spokesperson for Hunter Nation sits down with Dan Ball on One America News Network - Real America
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Montana Wolf Hunt Comment Period Now Open – Hunters Voices Needed!

There they go again...the anti-hunting forces are rallying their troops to oppose sensible wolf management practices that were approved by the Montana State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Gianforte earlier this year.   The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission opened a public comment period on their proposed rules ...
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Hunter Nation Names Ted Nugent National Spokesperson

Outdoor Group Says Partnership will Help Ensure Traditional American Values of God, Family, Country, and Hunting Heritage are Protected Kansas City…Hunter Nation, the fastest growing grassroots organization in the country dedicated to protecting the rights of hunters, inked a historic partnership with Ted Nugent by naming him their National Spokesperson ...
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Uncle Ted – The Most Often Asked Questions

Heck, if I were just lucky enough to be a bowhunter all these wonderful years, I suppose that would provide more than adequate celebratory fodder for my mystical flight of the arrow American Dream. But crazy, lucky, lucky me, my bowhunting life is anything but simply personal, isolated and secretive, ...
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HAPPY FREEDOM DAY

By anyone's standards, we are living in a crazy time! The "damndemic" has been hard on all of us, and many are rightfully concerned about the future. As we celebrate America's 245th birthday, take a big deep breath and remember, we still are living in the greatest country in the ...
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Uncle Ted – Ultimate Resource Management

Clearly, the jury is not still out when it comes to wildlife management 101. The inescapable proof and universal evidence of why game animals are thriving in America and elsewhere today is a direct result of the simplest of science; habitat management, its carrying capacity and the sustain yield annual ...
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The Truth Behind the Coyote Populations and Hunting Contests

Hunter Nation has directly engaged in an ongoing battle over whether or not predator calling competitions should continue in Virginia's Commonwealth.   This issue was an interesting one to me so I talked to our team on why this is such an important issue to the future of hunting and ...
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Uncle Ted – The Simple Things Are The Best Things

A tin of sardines with saltine crackers on a cold fall afternoon around a warming campfire in the Yukon. A makeshift coniferous shelter from a cold rain on the banks of a babbling brook in Alaska. Buddies laughing and swapping stories at the buckpole on a family farm in November. ...
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Hunter Nation at Texas Gun Experience

Things got loud in Grapevine, TX, this past Thursday as the #19 NASCAR Camping World Series Truck rolled onto the parking lot of Texas Gun Experience. NASCAR driver Derek Kraus met with fans and signed autographs, with the #19 Hunter Nation Toyota Tundra and MHR hauler on display.  Kraus took ...
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Hunter Nation Welcomes New Intern, Cole Timmler

Hello, my name is Cole Timmler.  I am a 17-year-old student-athlete that lives in Central Wisconsin and will be starting as an intern at Hunter Nation this week. I'll be working as an intern throughout this summer and into this coming school year. I was lucky enough to apply for ...
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Take Action: Virginia Proposed BAN on Predator Calling Competitions

On May 27, 2021, the Virginia Board of Wildlife Resources, pursuant to §§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia proposed amendments to the Commonwealth's regulations governing hunting, trapping, and terrestrial wildlife. VA DWR Public Comments Here is an email text that you can send to voice your ...
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CHART WESTCOTT AND TIM CARNAHAN JOIN HUNTER NATION BOARD

Grassroots Advocacy Group Growing in Influence and Impact  Mission, Kansas (June 1, 2021) - Today Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America's hunting heritage, announced the appointment of Chart Westcott and Tim Carnahan to the Hunter Nation Board of Directors. "The addition of Chart and Tim, ...
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Hunter Nation Fights Back Against Ban on Virginia Predator Calling Competitions

Hunter Nation fights back against Virginia Department of Game's 11th hour Anti-Hunting Action For several months, Hunter Nation's team has been working with our members in the Commonwealth of Virginia to defeat an effort being pushed by HSUS and other national anti-hunting groups that would ban popular predator calling competitions. ...
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Coyotes in Virginia

Coyotes are found throughout Virginia, including in urban and suburban areas. Highly intelligent, strong and effective predators, the coyote population in the state is growing at an explosive rate. In fact, the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources stated "Coyote populations have exploded and completely spread across the entire state over ...
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Fighting for Disabled Veteran’s Right To Hunt in Montana

In April, Hunter Nation drove a long-stalled bill in Montana that would allow disabled individuals-including disabled veterans-to hunt with crossbows during regular bow season. The bill was essentially dead in committee and facing heated opposition by the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. Hunter Nation, our members, and our coalition with Montana ...
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Montana Representatives that supported SB111 expanding opportunities in the outdoors for disabled individuals

Hunter Nation extends our gratitude to the 54 members of the Montana Legislature who stood with us yesterday in support of SB 111 that will provide equal access to the outdoors for disabled hunters including countless US veterans. We'd like to specifically thank Rep. Ed Buttrey, Majority Leader Sue Vinton, ...
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Opinion: Montana disabled veterans and citizens deserve greater hunting access and opportunity

We all love the Montana outdoors. With the onset of COVID, providing greater access to the outdoors for all Montanans has become even more important. COVID also brought many challenges, particularly to our nation's military veterans. We have the chance to eliminate some of those challenges facing the veteran community ...
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The federal government wants to close 60 million acres in Alaska

Tomorrow in Alaska, a telemeeting will be held to discuss closing 60 million acres of federal public land in Northwest Alaska to caribou and moose hunters. The federal government is making new guidelines that will decide the difference between sport and subsistence hunting by location of residence, not by motivations. ...
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Join Jana Waller and support expanding opportunities in the outdoors for disabled individuals

Today in Montana, a bill allowing disabled veterans and individuals to hunt with crossbows remains stalled in Committee. However, thanks to Hunter Nation's grassroots warriors and our coalition partners we are turning the opposition and are on the verge of seeing this bill passed. We support immediate action by the ...
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Action Alert: Expand Hunting Rights in Montana

If you answered yes, we need you to take action now. Senate Bill 111, a bill allowing disabled veterans and individuals to hunt with crossbows during the early fall archery season in Montana, has stalled in the House Human Services Committee. Therefore, we support bringing the bill directly to the ...
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Wisconsin Senator Mary Felzkowski had questions for DNR secretary Preston Cole on the Wisconsin Wolf hunt

In a tense exchange, Sen. Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma) grilled Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretary Preston Cole on the Wisconsin Wolf hunt. Sen. Mary Felzkowski asked, "If you aren't representing the sportsmen who are asking for the hunt … who are you representing? …Why did it take a lawsuit for ...
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Vermont Hunters: Act Now Before Bear Hunting Rights Are Destroyed

Four anti-hunting bills are being considered in the Vermont legislature that would severely restrict the practice of hunting bears with hounds in Vermont. If passed, these new rules around bear hunting with hounds - including keeping your dog in sight at all times and ensuring your dog does not ever ...
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Hunt The Vote – Final Results and Impact

Our final data compilation from the 2020 election was completed at the end of March. This data revealed that Hunt the Vote's efforts to turn out hunters who were new or very infrequent-"low-propensity"-voters was resoundingly successful. In 2020, Hunt The Vote activated an astounding 464,000 hunters in eight key states ...
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Vermont Call to Action

Abruptly last night, anti-hunting amendments were attached to an unrelated bill in an attempt to severely restrict the practice of hunting bears with hounds in Vermont. If passed, these new rules around bear hunting with hounds--including keeping your dog in sight at all times and ensuring your dog does not ...
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Stop President Biden’s Extreme Gun Control Measures

Just a few months into office and President Biden is already pushing major gun control measures to limit Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens and hunters. The first bill, H.R. 8, would make it a crime to loan a firearm to a fellow hunter and the second bill, H.R. 1446, ...
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Luke Hilgemann: Wisconsin's wolf hunt was needed and didn't exceed quota by much

MARSHFIELD - A plethora of news articles are reporting that Wisconsin wolf hunters exceeded the Department of Natural Resource's harvest quota by more than 50%. But this statistic is grossly misleading and has created a false narrative that deserves clarity. The reality is Wisconsin's wolf hunt quota was 200 for the 2021 ...
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Michigan Wolf Population Out-of-Control

Wolves chasing deer through backyards in the middle of the day. Wolves captured on camera running by a local elementary school. A human-wolf encounter while running in the park.These are all undeniable signs that the wolf population in Michigan is out-of-control.Latest estimates by the Michigan DNR project the wolf population ...
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Hunting Rights Group Compels Wisconsin to Hold First Wolf Hunt in 7 Years

Last fall, following successful conservation efforts, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the removal of the gray wolf from federal Endangered Species Act protections, and on January 4, 2021, the removal became official. A conservation success story, the wolf population in the continental United States didn't just recover, it grew exponentially, ...
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Hunter Nation Joins McAnally-Hilgemann Racing

Primary Team Sponsor At Multiple Events This Season ROSEVILLE, Calif.- McAnally-Hilgemann Racing has announced that Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the right to hunt, will be the primary sponsor on their No. 19 Toyota Tundra for multiple races this season in the NASCAR Camping World ...
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Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Victory

This February, Hunter Nation won a historic victory for Wisconsin hunters-and a victory for the rule of law-and ensured that the state's legally required wolf hunt was held. With the delisting of the grey wolf from the federal Endangered Species Act going into effect in January 2021, Wisconsin state law ...
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Hunter Nation's response to the hysteria driven headlines about the successful wolf hunt

Here's Hunter Nation's response to the hysteria driven headlines about the successful wolf hunt this week: "Hunter Nation is proud of the effort we undertook that allowed the statutorily required wolf hunt to move forward this week. Reports from the field show us that despite the Evers' administration's attempts to ...
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Georgia County to Shut Down Bowhunting

Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson and several members of the Columbus City Council in Georgia want to ban bowhunting for deer in Columbus and Muscogee County on any tract of land that is less than 10 acres. If the ban is passed, it would trample on the hunting rights of thousands of ...
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Hunter Nation Wins Lawsuit Against Wisconsin DNR

This week, Hunter Nation, along with the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, won our lawsuit against the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for ignoring a state law requirement to schedule a wolf hunt this winter. A Jefferson County Circuit Court found that the Wisconsin DNR violated state law by refusing to ...
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Hunter Nation Wins Lawsuit Against Wisconsin DNR

Madison, Wisconsin (February 11, 2021) - Today Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America's hunting heritage, along with the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, won a lawsuit against the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for ignoring a state law requirement to schedule a wolf hunt ...
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Hunter Nation and WILL Sues Wisconsin DNR for Ignoring State Law Requirement to Schedule Wolf Hunt

(Madison, WI) February 2, 2021 - Today the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL), on behalf of Luke Hilgemann and Hunter Nation, filed a lawsuit in Jefferson County Circuit Court against Wisconsin DNR Secretary Preston Cole, the Wisconsin DNR, and the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board, for ignoring a state law ...
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DNR Shamefully Disregards Wisconsin Hunters

Madison, Wisconsin (January 13, 2021) - Today Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America's hunting heritage, represented its 20,000 members, testifying in support of enacting Wisconsin's wolf harvest season immediately before the Joint Committee on Sporting Heritage. Inexcusably, Secretary Preston Cole and the Department of Natural ...
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Demand the Wisconsin DNR Reinstate the Wolf Hunt Now

Hunter Nation Calls on Wisconsin Hunters to Speak Out Before Radical Anti-Hunting Groups Block Much-Needed Hunt Madison, Wisconsin (January 11, 2021) - Today Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America's hunting heritage, issued a call to action to all Wisconsin hunters, encouraging them to attend the ...
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American hunters were the difference makers

As we approach the end of 2020, I want to thank you for your commitment to our principles of God, Family, Country, the Outdoor Lifestyle, and our nation's constitution. Over 250,000 hunters across America pledged to not just vote - But to stay involved in critical issues facing our country. ...
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Hunter Nation Applauds Delisting of the Gray Wolf from Endangered Species Act

Madison, Wisconsin (October 30, 2020) - Today Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America’s hunting heritage, issued the following statement in response to the removal of the gray wolf from federal Endangered Species Act protections across the lower 48 states: “Responsible predator management is critical to ...
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Vote YES on Utah’s Right to Hunt and Fish Constitutional Amendment

This November, outdoorsmen, and women in Utah have the opportunity to protect their right to hunt and fish. Constitutional Amendment E would protect the state’s long-standing outdoor traditions now and in the future by establishing a constitutional right to hunt and fish. Specifically, the amendment would promote wildlife conservation and ...
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Governor Murphy: Stop Tyrannical Hunting Bans

In an abuse of power, NJ Governor strips hunting rights & puts public in danger Madison, Wisconsin (October 7, 2020) - Today Hunter Nation, a grassroots organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America’s hunting heritage, denounced Governor Phil Murphy’s tyrannical black bear hunt suspension. Hunter Nation President and CEO, Luke ...
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Hunter Nation Foundation Responds to PETA's Inept Attack on Hunting Rights

"Hunters must get out of the deer stand and get out and vote" Madison, Wisconsin (September 25, 2020) - Today Hunter Nation Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America's hunting heritage, issued the following statement in response to PETA's inept criticism of South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem's "Less COVID, More ...
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Hunter Nation Applauds Signature of Great America Outdoors Act

“Desperately needed” legislation will revive and protect our public lands Madison, Wisconsin (August 4, 2020) - Today Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America’s hunting heritage, issued the following statement in response to the Great American Outdoors Act being signed into law by President Trump: "Today is a ...
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Hunter Nation completely opposes anti-hunting provisions known as the CECIL Act added to HR 7612

Action Alert: Hunter Nation members we have an urgent action alert that requires your immediate attention! The US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on HR 7612, a bill that establishes funding levels for the Department of Interior and other agencies related to the environment. While we are supportive ...
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Hunter Nation Claims Victory: Hunter Education Courses to Re-Open

For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Luke Hilgemann at Luke@HunterNation.org Tyler Ruhland at Tyler@HunterNation.org Hunter Nation Claims Victory: Hunter Education Courses to Re-Open Outdoor Group Says Illegal Closure of Training Courses Jeopardized Hunting Heritage Madison…Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization that works to protect the rights of hunters, claims ...
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Deerhunting Aint Always Deerhunting

by Ted Nugent The big old swamp donkey matriarch doe was still a ways off, more than 100 yards due south of me, upwind with a strong, steady breeze at her backside. She appeared off and on as she slowly skirted in and out of the heavy cover twixt the ...
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Trigger Time Now

by Ted Nugent Oh boy oh boy! Here I go again unleashing my firefingers of freedom attacking another unsuspecting innocent keyboard to rave and roar about the important priorities in my (our) American Dream; life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness! Seeing as how this is July 9th, going down in ...
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The Politics of Deerhunting

Oooooh! Politics! Scary stuff! Don’t wanna get too political now do we! I am told time and time again by editors, managers, agents, and interviewers; Be sure we keep away from politics! With the unprecedented level of societal insanity rampaging across the country this dangerous summer 2020, I am afraid ...
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Trophy Does Turn Me On

by Ted Nugent It was early October 1970, and young Ted was once again up a tree, hope throttling eternal. I had already been bowhunting like a madman for nearly 20 years, following my dear old bowhunting dad, yew longbow, and cedar arrows in hand, through the state and national ...
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Hunter Nation Takes Legal Action Against DNR to Allow Hunter Education Courses to Re-Open

For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Luke Hilgemann at Luke@HunterNation.org or Tyler Ruhland at Tyler@HunterNation.org Hunter Nation Takes Legal Action Against DNR to Allow Hunter Education Courses to Re-Open Outdoor Group Says Illegal Closure of Training Courses Jeopardizes Hunting Heritage Madison…Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization that works to ...
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Down To Earth More Than Ever

Dirty hands make for a stronger heart. I just made that up. Well, I didn’t really make it up per se, but a lifetime intentionally maximizing my adventures in wild places certainly has provided me a wealth of real estate under my fingernails, and the resultant dirt factor in my ...
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Hunter Nation Calls on Wisconsin DNR to Re-Open Hunter Safety Courses

Download/PrintPress Release For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Luke Hilgemann at luke@hunternation.org or Tyler Ruhland tyler@hunternation.org Hunter Nation Calls on Wisconsin DNR to Re-Open Hunter Safety Courses Outdoor Group Says DNR Shut Down of Educational Courses Jeopardizes Hunting Heritage Madison…After receiving word that the Wisconsin Department of Natural ...
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When The Going Gets Tough

by Ted Nugent Well, well, well, what have we here, my fellow Americans in the roaring summer of 2020? Wouldn’t it just be peachy keen to continue our beautiful American Freedom Spirit Campfire here with your old Uncle Ted and discuss, debate, enjoy, ponder and celebrate the soul-cleansing lifestyle of ...
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The American Hunting Family Spirit

by Ted Nugent There are some indisputable foundations to the pulse of mankind, some really bad and many really good, but one of the most powerful and certainly most positive throughout history is the deep, thoughtful spirituality unique to our species. There are many predators in God’s miraculous creation, but ...
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Hunter Nation and Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association – Praise Supreme Court Ruling Vacating Stay at Home Orders in Wisconsin

Download/PrintPress Release For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Tyler Ruhland (608)393-6702 tyler@hunternation.org, or Tom Kleiman (920)366-0752 contactaccurate@sbcglobal.net Hunter Nation and Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association Praise Supreme Court Ruling Vacating “Stay at Home Orders” Outdoor Groups Filed Brief on Behalf of Anglers and Small Business Owners Classified as “Non-Essential” ...
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Keeping The Spirit Wild

A simple life, I will not have. It doesn’t satisfy me. I don’t believe in the status quo, it kinda leaves me weak. A mountain high is what I climb, I swim the river deep, and if you want the time of your live, try to keep up with me! ...
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Dear Gentry

We call it The Spirit of the Wild, for more than obvious reasons, but the depth of spirit in the hunting community of America is more powerful than most people can imagine. For more than 40 years, I have been contacted by the families of terminally ill sons and daughters ...
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Hunter Nation and Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association File Brief in State Supreme Court to Protect Constitutional Right to Fish in Wisconsin

Download/PrintAmicus Curiae Brief Download/PrintPress Release For immediate release: Please contact for further comment: Tyler Ruhland (608)393-6702 wisconsin@hunternation.org, or Tom Kleiman (920)366-0752 contactaccurate@sbcglobal.net Hunter Nation and Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association File Brief in State Supreme Court to Protect Constitutional Right to Fish in Wisconsin Outdoor Groups Say Evers’ Order Infringes on ...
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HN Members-Only Live Zoom Meeting 4-24-20

Hunters Nation Members-Only Live Zoom Meeting Michael Waddell Brittany Jill Ted Nugent Luke Hilgemann Keith Mark Watch on Facebook Live Meeting
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Quarantine Sporting Focus

Well my SpiritWild BloodBrothers across the American hinterland, how goes these very special 2020 pandemic hunkerdown times for you all? We certainly hope everyone is doing OK, healthy, happy, safe, secure, cocky, defiant, and hopeful. Allgood here at NugeRanch as we throttle on with daily proceedings basically unchanged. Allow me ...
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God Made a Hunter

by Ted Nugent & Keith Mark In the beginning, God gave the world everything it needed to survive and be happy, including the birds in the air and the animals on the earth.  But in order to show all of mankind how to utilize and protect those creatures, God made ...
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Hunter Nation Calls on Governor Evers (Wisconsin) to Reopen Public Lands

April 9, 2020 For immediate release: Please contact Luke Hilgemann or Tyler Ruhland for further comment: Luke@HunterNation.org or Wisconsin@HunterNation.org Hunter Nation Calls on Governor Evers to Reopen Public Lands On April 9, 2020, at the direction of the state’s governor, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources closed 40 of the ...
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The 2020 Test Of Mankind 

by Ted Nugent As I settle in to slam out my weekly NugeBlog this fascinating second week of April in the year of our Lord 2020, it is the first time in my extensive writing/creative life that the words didn’t just come flowing forth with an unstoppable life of their ...
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Nature Heals-Pandemic 2020

by Ted Nugent Global Chinese Virus Pandemic self-quarantine day 20, and all is well. Well, maybe not all is actually all that well, but for those of us smart enough to have learned inescapable lessons from the past, as well as can be expected. We certainly understand the suffering of ...
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PANDEMIC! Welcome to the Party!

by Ted Nugent The natural, annual, instinctive spring celebrations throttle on here at CampNuge! We are gathering mushrooms, leeks, wild scallions, hunting for shed antlers, killing hogs and varmints, planting trees and food plots, prepping the ground for spring planting, honing archery and marksmanship skills daily, training dogs, rockin’ out ...
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The Last Boyscout

by Ted Nugent Ah, spring has sprung and I was all set here to share the life renewal celebration of this wonderful time of year by focusing on shed hunting, mushroom hunting, fishing fun, double gobble turkey excitement, the thrills of bear hunting and the spiritual and olfactory joys of ...
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The Last Backstrapper

by Ted Nugent Well, the sun isn’t exactly setting on my hunting season overall, but when so much focus and celebration circles around the mighty whitetail deer of North America, for all practical purposes, my 2019/2020 deer season is finally over, and it ended with a lovely, audible, POW-THUMP! With ...
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Fred Bear Day in Grayling Michigan

by Ted Nugent As I post this blog on the 5th of March, 2020, grand celebration, and substantial emotion is erupting in Grayling Michigan, and I bet here, there and everywhere across the fruited plains, as we celebrate the birthday of our friend, hero, master bowhunter, legendary conservationist and Spirit ...
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Wolves At The Door

by Ted Nugent    I love, animals, they’re delicious! And of course, beyond that pragmatic self-preservation edict, I truly love everything about God’s miraculous nature. I live it! Well, I love pretty much everything about nature, but I’m not so very fond of fire ants, skunks or porcupines, and I could ...
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Hunter Nation Reaction To Interior Department Budget

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, President Donald J. Trump proposed a new $12.8 billion budget for the Department of Interior for the 2021 Fiscal Year. The budget features $1 billion requested for wildland fire control programs aimed to protect American citizens, their communities and the flora and fauna of the ...
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Trophies Are Memories Are Trophies

by Ted Nugent    Ah, life goes on! Work hard, play hard, try-hard, rock hard, hunt hard, and I love every minute of it. I just went for a long, adventurous walk in the woods with my dogs here at our SpiritWild Ranch home in Texas, and made it a point ...
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Late Season Deer Hunting at its Best

by Ted Nugent Well, it’s just Texas and Arkansas now, where die-hard deer hunters continue our passion for the hunt well into the winter months. Both Texas and Arkansas have deer seasons that go all the way to the end of February, and as a proud Texan, I for one ...
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Hunter Nation Launches Nationwide Grassroots Campaign on Predator Management

Wolves Kill! Those two words will come as no shock to most of you reading this, but for the campers who nearly lost their lives in Northern Minnesota and Banff National Forest to wolf attacks - the idea of being physically attacked by a wolf was probably the last thing ...
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Hey Hunting Industry, Turn On The Life Support Already

Hunter participation plummeting! Hunter numbers down! Conservation Revenues at all-time lows! Hunting license sales at all-time lows! Sharpshooters hired to reduce deer numbers! A record number of nuisance bear complaints! The doom and gloom, end of times headlines for hunting in America are everywhere! And all for absolutely ridiculous, nonsensical ...
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Good-bye My Dear Hunting Brother John

by Ted Nugent I want you to know my younger brother John. He died this week at the age of 66, and the Nugent family is in a whirlwind of heartbreak. I’m not sure I can even get through this tribute to him. If ever there was a glowing, positive ...
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Merry Christmas – Because it’s OK to say that again!

December 2019 Hunter Nation Members, As you gather with your family and friends to celebrate the miraculous birth of our Lord and Savior during the season of Christmas this week, we here at Hunter Nation wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a blessed and joyous New Year! ...
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Mark DeYoung Passes Hunter Nation CEO Torch to Luke Hilgemann

Hunter Nation announced today that Mark DeYoung has resigned as CEO and board member, Luke Hilgemann, has been named as his replacement effective immediately. “I came out of retirement to accept an unpaid CEO role with Hunter Nation with the intent of a relatively short tenure focused on helping the ...
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God-given Freedoms and Outdoor Traditions

November 2019 Hunter Nation Members, November is a month where we celebrate Thanksgiving with food, family, and friends. Here at Hunter Nation, we are thankful for the God-given freedoms and outdoor traditions that have shaped this land since the arrival of the pilgrims. Those early pioneers sought religious freedom and ...
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Know Dick Mauch

by Ted Nugent Each day afield during this glorious fall hunting season, like every glorious fall hunting season, my mind is aflutter with stream of consciousness adventure. Surely, the here and now of each hunt is compelling and obsessive in our indefatigable quest to connect with the spirits of the ...
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Gun Control Plans Would Wreck Wildlife Conservation

WAKE UP AMERICA Some of our fellow citizens and elected public officials are either poorly informed when it comes to how important hunting is to wildlife conservation; or, they are willing to erase 100 years of wildlife and habitat successes to further restrict firearm and ammunition sales. Politicians need to ...
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Is Ted Nugent a Poacher? Watch this Before Answering

Are Hunters the target? What rules and regulations are impacting you? Take a minute to catch Ted Nugent and his story of being targeted.    
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Support of All Legal Hunting Methods

October 2019 Hunter Nation supports all hunting and all methods of legally harvesting game.  At a time when hunting is misunderstood and under attack around the world, we as hunters cannot continue to fight amongst ourselves.  Hunters are a proud and usually self-reliant set of individuals.  Some of us enjoy ...
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Fall is in the Air

September 2019 Fall is in the air and hunters everywhere are tuning up bows, crossbows, rifles, shotguns and other gear. I have been practicing my shooting skills for a public land mule deer hunt this fall where the country is rugged and the shots can be long.  I am also ...
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Modernization of the Endangered Species Act

August 2019 Hunter Nation supports the modernization of the Endangered Species Act and responsible multi-use public lands. We believe that protecting and conserving wildlife and wild places is critical and must be a priority addressed in law and in how we pursue our outdoor activities. We also believe that a ...
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Embracing Our Principles

July 2019 July marks a month when we revisit the founding of our Nation and the principles that have made the United States of America the greatest country in the world. These principles include faith in God, freedom of speech, the right to bear arms, individual liberty, due process, patriotism, ...
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Hunter Nation supports the 48 State wolf delisting rule

June 2019 Hunter Nation Members Hunter Nation is an organization comprised of America's leading advocates for wildlife conservation and hunting.  We believe proper predator management is essential to ensuring abundant herds and flocks of wildlife.  We strongly support the USFWS commitment to the original wolf restoration effort - that once ...
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Hunters Win Big – to the Tune of 1.4 Million!

Thanks to the efforts of the Trump Administration, Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) hunters stand to gain access to an additional 1.4 million acres of public lands nationwide. A Hunter Nation source confirms that hunters and fisherman will gain increased access to ...
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Luke Hilgemann Joins Hunter Nation

Hunter Nation CEO, Mark DeYoung announced today the addition of Luke Hilgemann to the staff of Hunter Nation as a Senior Vice President. “I am very pleased that Luke has chosen to join Hunter Nation” said Hunter Nation’s CEO Mark DeYoung. “Having served as the CEO of a large grassroots ...
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A Call for Unity

May 2019 My fellow hunters and proud members of Hunter Nation; the challenges facing hunters are increasing again this year with state level anti-hunting legislation popping up from coast to coast. Now more than ever hunters must unite with a loud and common voice to resist and defeat attacks on ...
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Help Support Wolf Delisting

May 14th 2019 IS THE LAST DAY FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS ON WOLF DELISTING! Long before Hunter Nation existed, co-founder Keith Mark was fighting the Wolf War. Check out what three US Senators had to say about the topic in 2013 and learn why they appreciated our partners at BigGame Forever way ...
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Don’t Risk The 2nd Amendment

Those of us that hunt and believe deeply in Traditional American Values understand the importance of protecting our 2nd Amendment right “to keep and bear arms!” As hunters, we know how our guns help put food on our tables and as free Americans we understand how our personal right to ...
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New Access to Public Lands

It seems like every time you turn around the Left is trying to pass some law to take our guns or make it more difficult for us to enjoy our hunting lifestyle.  This is why all hunters and conservationists should be celebrating after seeing the new public lands bill recently ...
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The Future of Hunting Must Start Now!

If anyone is looking for a healthy dose of truth and logic these days on the topic of hunting, the best place to turn is Ted Nugent.  Ted has been celebrating and promoting the benefits of living a hunting lifestyle for decades.  What makes Ted Nugent unique is that he ...
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SCI Joins Hunter Nation

Hunter Nation CEO, Mark DeYoung announced Safari Club International is the latest hunting/conservation organization to join Hunter Nation’s efforts to unite hunters and the hunting industry. Hunter Nation’s stated mission is to protect traditional American values of God, Family, Country, Hunting and Conservation. In its first year of operation, Hunter ...
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Hunter Nation Announces Mark DeYoung as CEO

Hunter Nation, non-profit organization committed to wildlife conservation, multi-use public lands, and educating State and National legislators on the vital role hunting plays in our Nation’s wildlife management and conservation systems, has selected Mark DeYoung as CEO. “Mark is a proven and respected leader within the shooting sports, outdoor recreation, ...
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Opposition to Oregon Governor Brown's Gun Control Bill

Office of the Governor Attn: Governor Kate Brown 900 Court Street NE, Suite 254 Salem, OR 97301-4047 Phone: (503) 378-4582 Dear Governor Brown! By way of introduction, Hunter Nation is a grass roots organization whose mission is to preserve and protect our Traditional American Values, including God, Family, Country, Hunting ...
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Opposition to Virginia Governor Northam's Gun Control Bill

Governor Ralph Northam P.O. Box 1475 Richmond, VA 23218 Phone: (804) 786-2211 Dear Governor Northam! By way of introduction, Hunter Nation is a grass roots organization whose mission is to preserve and protect our Traditional American Values, including God, Family, Country, Hunting & Conservation. Although we are aware of your ...
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NWTF Joins Hunter Nation

Vince Rosdahl, President of the National Wild Turkey Federation, announced the NWTF has now joined in supporting Hunter Nation. “The NWTF was founded to conserve the wild turkey and preserve our hunting heritage. The members of the NWTF work tirelessly to Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt.” said Rosdahl. “Hunter ...
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Hunter Nation Foundation to Make Five-Figure Donation to Lawsuit Fighting Maine Sunday Hunting Ban

By Hunter Nation | May 5, 2022

Hunter Nation Foundation to Make Five-Figure Donation to Lawsuit Fighting Maine Sunday Hunting Ban National hunting group pledges to help efforts for first challenge of hunting ban under Maine “right to food” constitutional amendment Kansas City – Hunter Nation Foundation today announced that it will make a five-figure donation in support of a lawsuit, filed…

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Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ronnie Cuz Strickland

By Hunter Nation | May 1, 2022

Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland – Mossy Oak Cuz joined the Mossy Oak team in 1988, two years after the company was born, first as salesman, then in marketing and public relations. He worked with Toxey to found Mossy Oak's media productions department, building a large series of…

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Hunter Nation Supports Congress’ Efforts To Restore Proper Predator Management for Wolves

By Hunter Nation | April 14, 2022

Kansas City – Led by Rep. Tom Tiffany, a coalition of members of U.S. Congress sent a letter to the Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, encouraging her to appeal the radical decision by an activist California judge that restored Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf in most states, despite the wolf…

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A Great Florida Hunting Story

By Keith Mark | April 7, 2022

A Great Florida Hunting Story (With a sad ending) I love the way our hunting traditions get passed down from generation to generation.  That's how it happened in my life.  Both of my Grandfathers hunted.  My Dad and all of my Uncles hunted.  I started hunting at a very early age, myself.  Some of my…

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Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ted Nugent

By Hunter Nation | April 1, 2022

Hunter Nation Ambassador of the Month: Ted Nugent How did you get into hunting and who helped you get into hunting? I was born in a hunting family in 1948, where everybody in Michigan was a hunter and many were discovering the great Fred Bear. So, the mystical flight of the arrow and fascination with…

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Gov. Evers Vetoes Commonsense Hunting Bills That Would Have Expanded Hunting Access

By Hunter Nation | March 31, 2022

Madison, WI. –Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers today killed by veto two bills that were key components of the Wisconsin Sporting Freedom Act. The two bills passed by the Legislature but killed by the Governor would have made it easier for more people to enjoy our God-given resources and ensure the government works better for hunters…

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ICYMI: Hunter Nation Testifies in Support of Hunters in Maine and Washington

By Hunter Nation | March 18, 2022

Kansas City – Hunter Nation made its presence known this week on both coasts of this beautiful country by defending hunting rights. Luke Hilgemann, Hunter Nation CEO, was in Maine to testify for hunters' rights to hunt in that state on Sundays. Meanwhile, Hunter Nation Founder, Keith Mark, was in Washington testifying for their spring…

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Wisconsin Assembly Bill 912 Passes Following Hunter Nation Amicus Brief

By Hunter Nation | March 8, 2022

Madison, Wis. – Today, Assembly Bill 912 – a bill that would limit how wide-ranging emergency powers can go in declaring a business essential or non-essential – passed in the Wisconsin State Senate and heads to Gov. Evers to be signed into law. Under the bill, no business may be declared essential or nonessential, and…

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Hunter Nation Applauds Federal Effort to Return Wolf Management to States

By Hunter Nation | March 4, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2022 Kansas City – U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany (WI-7) led a group of Congressional colleagues in calling for a hearing on legislation that would return predator management control back to states. Tiffany and others sent a letter to the House Committee on Natural Resources leadership requesting the hearing in response…

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Washington Hunters: Take Action to Support a 2022 Spring Bear Season

By Hunter Nation | February 24, 2022

Support for the propose rule to establish an annual bear hunting season in WA. Write and/or call the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to stand for responsible, regulated bear management and hunting in Washington. Please be brief and very respectful. Click Here to view Proposed Rule Making notice for WAC 220-415-080 Public comment period is…

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