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Hunter Nation Applauds Signature of Great America Outdoors Act

By Hunter Nation | August 4, 2020

“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 great day in American history,”…

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Hunter Nation completely opposes anti-hunting provisions known as the CECIL Act added to HR 7612

By Hunter Nation | July 22, 2020

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 of funding requests to help…

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Hunter Nation Claims Victory: Hunter Education Courses to Re-Open

By Hunter Nation | July 15, 2020

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 victory in their June 2020…

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Deerhunting Aint Always Deerhunting

By Ted Nugent | July 13, 2020

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 standing cornfield and the golden…

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Trigger Time Now

By Ted Nugent | July 8, 2020

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 history as the wildest of…

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The Politics of Deerhunting

By Ted Nugent | July 2, 2020

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 that the feeble and cowardly…

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Trophy Does Turn Me On

By Hunter Nation | June 25, 2020

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 forests of Northern Michigan each…

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Hunter Nation Takes Legal Action Against DNR to Allow Hunter Education Courses to Re-Open

By Hunter Nation | June 17, 2020

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 protect the rights of hunters,…

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Down To Earth More Than Ever

By Ted Nugent | June 16, 2020

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 life has clearly increased my…

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Hunter Nation Calls on Wisconsin DNR to Re-Open Hunter Safety Courses

By Hunter Nation | June 12, 2020

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 Resources had officially closed Hunter…

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