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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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Patrick Finger of Washington County, Wisconsin, needs new boots. Not because he lost his shoes or because his current boots are worn out. It's...

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With increasing numbers of people wanting to know the origins of their food, and some going so far as to describe themselves as "locavores,"...

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. That may not be the case if you're in an area that rarely sees snow outside,...

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With the mania surrounding the release of The Hunger Games in 2012 and its sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, it's easy to assume...

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An angler is only as strong as the knot holding his catch on the line while he reels it in. When you're holding a...

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One of the quickest ways to ruin a hunt before it even starts is for your prey to smell you. It can happen before...

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'Tis the season! For hunters, it's hunting season. For everyone, it's the holiday season. And for those shoppers who have a person who loves...

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No matter how hard you try, you can't be in multiple places at once. Or can you? Though science hasn't advanced far enough to...

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For hunters who want to reach areas they can't access by truck, ATV, or even by foot, a foldable kayak can be the answer....

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"It was THIS big!" Gone are the days when a sardine-sized catch could be transformed into a whale-sized trophy through the art of story...