MANDATORY Certification for Deer Hunters in Ireland

After several years of talks, the National Parks & Wildlife Service in Ireland finally introduced mandatory training and certification for first-time applicants for deer hunting licenses. It goes into effect in the 2021/2022 deer hunting season. The full text of the announcement can be found here.

The reaction to the decision has been positive in most cases, although there are people who are not happy with this development. So far, there is no word about introducing the requirement for previous license holders but it is reasonable to expect that this will eventually happen.

In either case, it is an excellent opportunity to remind you about our two-part video series about the HCAP exam and certification. This is one of the certifications that meets the National Parks & Wildlife Service requirement.
A detailed syllabus was also published to ensure that training and certification are delivered to an appropriate standard.

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Hunting Knife Sharpening with Lansky Sharpening System

This video is not a review of the Lansky Controlled Angle Sharpening System. You can find a ton of videos on YouTube that review it in great detail and discuss all the different variations of it. My intention with this video is simply to show you the sharpening process of my heavy hunting knife after I put it to good use during this past deer hunting season. Somewhat surprisingly, I have found that this type of real-life content is often very popular and even preferred to formal reviews. As always, like, share, comment and subscribe if you haven’t already.

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I Found a DEAD DOLPHIN | Here’s What to Do

After the recent storms, I took a walk along the nearby beach and found a carcass of a dolphin beached by the stormy sea. Sadly in recent years, an unusually high number of common dolphins are being washed ashore in this part of the world. I might devote a separate video or podcast to this issue. In the meantime watch me inspecting the carcass and submitting a report about the stranding.

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Garmin Instinct – One Year Later | A Long-Term use Review

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Over a year ago I reviewed a Garmin Instinct rugged GPS watch. In fact, I made that video shortly after I got my hands on it. It was a new release from Garmin at the time and so I couldn’t tell you anything about its durability and long term performance. Fast forward 14 months of heavy outdoor use and here’s how it holds up. Also a few things you might want to know before you buy it.

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The MOST IMPORTANT piece of gear | NITECORE HC30 headlamp, a long term use review

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