Taylor Collins

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HUNT TO HARVEST: wild boar pt. 3

August 29, 2016

After a good night of regenerating our bodies inside the womb of the Lady Buffalo II (the EPIC van), we awoke before dawn to embark upon one final day of hunting. Today would be our last chance to hunt one of these invasive animals and the next 10 hours of hunting would put our mental fortitude...

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HUNT TO HARVEST: WILD BOAR PT. 2

July 27, 2016

Our hunting journey began in a special place known as the Texas Hill Country. Located 2 hours north of Austin, TX  our base camp was in the quintessential small town of Lampasas. This area of Texas is legendary for its rolling landscape, rocky terrain, crystal clear rivers, and of course...
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Hunt to Harvest: Wild Boar Pt. 1

July 13, 2016

The inspiration behind our new feral boar bar is as wild as the great state of Texas. This story is so rich and complex that we had to experience it first hand by immersing ourselves deep inside the Texas Hill Country for an EPIC hunt to harvest adventure that I will never forget. On this...

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A GRAND ADVENTURE

June 29, 2016

In the spirit of doing “EPIC shit” frequently and passionately, this June we set out to accomplish a once in a lifetime adventure that will be forever imprinted in my wildest memories. In honor of the 100 year birthday of our National Parks, our destination for this trip was none other than the...
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HOW TO THROW A TOMAHAWK

June 27, 2016

Here at EPIC HQ, we often put down our handheld computers to feed our primal spirits with ancestral sport. The tomahawk axe, though simple, was a very important and useful tool to our ancestors and the native American Indians of the United States. It was used everyday for both the hunt and the...

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A Net-Positive To Eating Meat

June 9, 2016

As a species, humans have been conscious omnivores for the greater part of 200,000 years. Being grateful for the food on your table is an innate capacity that shows respect, honor, and humbleness. These traits not only lead to a greater appreciation for the animal that gave its life for your own...

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THE BUTCHER AND THE BIRD

May 19, 2016

In our personal journey to understand meat production and challenge ourselves to truly “know our food”, we are big fans of backyard chickens. Not only do they gift our family with the most nourishing eggs on the planet (radiant orange yolks, thick shells, unbelievable flavor), they also provide...
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LIVE WILD, EAT WILD

April 20, 2016

 

Let's be honest with ourselves when it comes to the act of hunting and harvesting a wild animal. The instinct to hunt is so deeply encoded into our genetics, that whether or not we realize it, the process of tracking, shooting, and eating meat is second nature. Not long ago, the skills...

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THE NOBLE TURKEY

April 15, 2016

Wild Turkey is an iconic North American bird that is as rich in history as it is flavor. As a matter of fact, if Benjamin Franklin would have had his way, the wild turkey would have been the national bird of the United States. Ben Franklin’s admiration for this animal was rooted in the fearless...

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