Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic

Barringer brings black bear bow slam to Classic

Bernie Barringer with the blonde black bear he arrowed to complete the black bear grand slam. (Photo courtesy of Bernie Barringer)The bear was on the modest side by most standards. But when one of the foremost black bear hunters in the world says the 250-pound bruin was the most remarkable bear he has ever shot, well, you wonder … What…

Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic video: David Holder of ‘Raised Hunting’

David Holder of “Raised Hunting” fame talks about what it means for his family to serve as headliners during the 2017 Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic. (Brian Peterson photo)For the last three years, David and Karin Holder and their sons Warren and Easton have brought their “the-family-that-hunts-together-stays-together” mentality to the Outdoor Channel with “Raised Hunting,” a show about an average American…

Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic video: ODN’s Man of the Year, Ray Gildow

Minnesota Outdoor News editor Tim Spielman, left, and Outdoor News Man of the Year Ray Gildow. (Brian Peterson photo)Ray Gildow, a legendary guide — he is, after all, part of the legendary Nisswa Guides League — and a longtime volunteer and conservation advocate is Outdoor News’ Man of the Year. Gildow was recognized and presented with the award at the…