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Shannon Rikard

Shannon Rikard
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Shannon Rikard is a freelance writer and photographer with a passion for conservation and wedding and portrait photography. The Archery Trade Association and National Wild Turkey Federation have published her work. A self-professed word geek, she enjoys Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, and finding a dynamite synonym to illustrate any point. After starting her career in public relations with a national conservation organization, she ventured out on her own with Copper Door Studios.

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Some people are easy to buy for, others make gift-giving quite a challenge. If there's a hunter or outdoor-lover on your to-buy-for list this...

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Getting in tune with waterfowl to hunt them takes time and simplicity, says Avery Outdoors pro-staffer Wayne Radcliffe. "Waterfowl hunting seems simple to me now....

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It's easy (and fun) to cruise the Internet and visit stores looking for the perfect hunting gun. But with all the models available now,...

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You can own the best hunting equipment money can buy, but just like letting a nice vehicle fall into disrepair, failing to maintain your...

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When talking about hunting dogs, it's common to skip over the faults of your beloved canine companion and get right to the good stuff....

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Take a seat. It's a term most people have heard many times in their lives. Typically it's a casual way to invite someone to...

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Most brothers have had their fair share of disagreements over the years. After all, there's no one who knows your quirks and secrets throughout...

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No matter the weather, when you're prepared for hot, cold, or wet conditions, your whole outdoor experience will be more enjoyable. For anglers, hunters,...

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When you're lost or looking for direction, there's nothing better than a map. The same is especially true when you're hunting. Your next great...

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Being a hunter means that you go out in the woods to areas many other never go, and get to see things other people...