Terry Nelson
Terry is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement and has served as a state game warden. A lifelong hunter, guide, tracker and firearms enthusiast, Terry currently provides training for law enforcement, security and civilians through his own company, Firearms Training Institute. In the fall and winter months you will find Terry guiding hunters for big game across the state of New Mexico.
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How to Hunt Pronghorn Antelope (A Seasoned Guide Explains)

If you like hunting big game then you’re most likely always looking for a new challenge. Or perhaps you’re seeking a different ...
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Is Fishing More Ethical Than Hunting?

Today it would seem that many people who want to enjoy the outdoors struggle with ethical questions concerning their impact, if any, ...
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Do Hunters Eat What They Kill? (By Animal Type, Ethics)

In days gone by, when the expansion west was beginning, there was little question that game harvested was used on a regular ...
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You’re a Conservationist if You Hunt or Fish: What’s Your Cause?

As outdoorsmen and women living in the US, we enjoy some of the greatest hunting, fishing, shooting, and other outdoor opportunities to ...
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Pros and Cons of Hunting: Ethics, Culture, and Conservation

Today the question of hunting is brought to the forefront more than at any time in history. Is hunting ethical, necessary, outdated, ...
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What It Means To Be A Responsible Hunter (A Conservation Officer’s Point of View)

It’s that time of year; a change in the seasons is just around the corner. You can feel it with the evening ...