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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: Which Rattling Call is Loudest?

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Video: Which Rattling Call is Loudest?

Mimicking the sound of bucks fighting can be an effective way to draw a buck in during any phase of the rut. In this video, I compare the volume of five different rattle calls to see which is loudest. Admittedly, volume isn’t the only thing that matters when it comes to rattling—realism is equally...
Video: How to Identify Oak Trees

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Video: How to Identify Oak Trees

Anyone planning to be an all-around woodsman needs to be able to identify oaks. In this video, I’ll go through the main ways to distinguish white oaks from red oaks and why it matters. Both have unique properties that cause wildlife to interact with them differently. This is an important skill to...
Video: How to Carry a Deer On Your Back

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Video: How to Carry a Deer On Your Back

We all know that once a deer hits the ground the real work begins. Typically, our options for a getting our venison back to the truck are pretty simple—drag  it out or quarter it up and haul it out piece by piece. However, there is a third option. You can carry the deer on your back. I learned this...