Blogs, News, and Advocacy

Hey Hunting Industry, Turn On The Life Support Already

By Ted Nugent | January 29, 2020

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 reasons as far as I’m…

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Good-bye My Dear Hunting Brother John

By Ted Nugent | January 17, 2020

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 force of nature, it was…

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Merry Christmas – Because it’s OK to say that again!

By Luke Hilgemann | December 24, 2019

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! The War on Christmas, long…

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Mark DeYoung Passes Hunter Nation CEO Torch to Luke Hilgemann

By Hunter Nation | December 13, 2019

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 organization put in place foundational…

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God-given Freedoms and Outdoor Traditions

By Mark W. DeYoung | November 27, 2019

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 an escape from persecution and…

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Know Dick Mauch

By Ted Nugent | October 31, 2019

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 beasts, but the clarity of…

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Gun Control Plans Would Wreck Wildlife Conservation

By Hunter Nation | October 29, 2019

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 understand that excise tax collections…

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Is Ted Nugent a Poacher? Watch this Before Answering

By Ted Nugent | October 18, 2019

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

By Mark W. DeYoung | October 15, 2019

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 bow hunting, others long-range hunting,…

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Fall is in the Air

By Mark W. DeYoung | September 27, 2019

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 looking forward to pursuing elk,…

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