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Clay Newcomb

Clay Newcomb

Clay Newcomb is a 7th-generation Arkansan that grew up in the Ouachita Mountains. He's a hunter, mule skinner, curious naturalist, and observer of rural culture. He's also a writer, filmmaker, podcaster, and owner/publisher of Bear Hunting Magazine.

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Video: How to Fry Catfish with Clay Newcomb

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Video: How to Fry Catfish with Clay Newcomb

After you’ve landed a nice flathead or channel catfish, the first step in a successful fish fry is chunking it up. You want the pieces to be about ½-inch thick strips, about the size of a chicken strip. It’s important to keep the size standard to ensure even frying. Heat up some peanut oil in a deep...
Video: How to Make Bear Grease

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Video: How to Make Bear Grease

I’m really passionate about the correct way to render bear fat. In this video, I’ll show you how to do it. The story of bear oil (or bear grease, as I like to call it) is rich with folklore. Some say it can cure baldness and arthritis. Others say you can use it to forecast the weather. Still more...