Author: Wade Nolan

Sea Otters and Silicone  

In 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit the rock on Bligh Reef and smeared the coastline of Prince William Sound with a soft peanut butter sticky oil ooze. Otters were rescued, cleaned with detergent but then their survival required one more treatment.

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Things Outdoorsmen Should Know

Alaska State Troopers found a man’s body at the head waters of the lake, which is actually part of the Kenai River. He hadn’t prepared for Alaska’s most dangerous factor. That factor is not 1,000 pound Brown Bears… it’s water.

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Treestand Foolishness

One such risk that I’m not willing to take is employing foolish treestand practices. I talk to dozens of guys every year who thought it couldn’t happen to them. Hogwash.

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Ethics; When No One is Watching.   

The buck, fatally wounded, charged down the mountain and headed for the cattail swamp. We estimated that the buck went down within 60 seconds. The challenge was that over half of that time he was bounding through a swamp and beaver dam.

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Accuracy’s Secret   

Whether shooting a firearm or a crossbow, Wade Nolan knows the accuracy of every shot begins with the trigger. How does he know this? He asked an expert.

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Fred Bear’s Last Campfire

Quality is always deeper than meets the eye. People are that way too. Once in a while I meet someone who strikes me as deep. Most of these people are both personable and authentic. As a side trait most of these quality people make you part of their story.

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What Are Your Chances?

How Can You Predict Whether A Landowner Will Let You Hunt on His property?
Wade Nolan brings you up to speed on research by North Carolina State University on exactly this. Here is what they found  out.

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