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Shannon Rikard

Shannon Rikard
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.

Dipsy Divers: Small Disk, Big Results

This flat disk enables anglers to troll multiple lines at once on the same side, and control the depth of their lure and its distance from their boat. Does it work? Read our report.

Video: How to Choose an Outfitter

You've decided to plan a hunting trip. The game and state have been chosen, and you want to take the extra step of hiring...

The Prime Time to Hunt Predators

For everything, there is a season. The old saying couldn't be more true than when it comes to hunting. There are seasons when the...

Need a Rifle Scope? There’s an App for That

This adapter that will turn your iPhone into a rifle scope.

Mount Your Own Trophy

Whether size, space, or cost keeps you from giving your latest trophy the full treatment, you can still do something special with the rack...

Be a Good Neighbor at the Gun Range

For most people, learning manners is part of growing up. Remembering and using those manners in adulthood is an entirely different matter. Though most...

Fishing Tactics for Northern Pike

Get a roundup of the best tips for catching aggressive pike.

Save $20 When You Buy New Simmons Optics

With mere weeks left until Christmas, the gift-buying season is in full swing. Simmons is making the holiday season even sweeter with a new...

Ice Fish with a Spoon

These spoons and jigs are guaranteed to bring ice-fishing action.

How to Hunt the Rut

For hunters, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. Once you figure out the gear you like and the places to...