Year: 2017

New Year’s Resolution – Get Involved

new year's resolution

It’s almost 2018 and for most it is time to set a New Year’s Resolution. There are so many different options that people say they will do. Why not make it something that benefits not only you but future generations?

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Gifts for Hunters

gifts for hunters

Trying to think of gifts for hunters? It’s almost Christmas and you are still trying to find that perfect gift for the hunter in your life. What do you get them? Well, as a hunter I am going to share

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Trophy Deer – What Does It Mean?

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It is hard to define the words, trophy deer. Is it in inches of antler? The age of the buck? Maybe it is something deeper? Experience of the hunt, regardless of what the deer looks like? Time spent at hunting

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Second Rut – Fast and Furious

second rut

While the second rut may be rare to experience, it’s definitely important to be aware of  it. Plus know a few tactics for taking advantage of its occurrence. The possibility of  second rut can do wonders for your attitude and sense

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Youth – You Are Doing It Right

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Have you ever seen pure happiness from your children or other youth?  I’m talking the kind of happiness where tears are shed.  The kind of excitement that exonerates an adrenaline rush that causes their little bodies to shake uncontrollably.  Where

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Deer Blinds

Deer Blinds

Over the years I have seen many different deer blinds.  From using old windmill towers to free sheds placed on trailers.  How to construct one is only limited by your imagination! Building your own deer hunting blind and having a successful

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Pre-Rut Hunting

The pre-rut is the last couple of weeks before the primary rut. Indeed pre-rut hunting is one of the best times to tag a trophy. During this time, bucks become much more active within their home ranges. This is when

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October Lull Hunting

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The October lull can be a frustrating time of year.  Right now, deer are vanishing before our eyes including on our trail cameras. This period of time from about mid-October leading up to the onset of the rut is characterized by

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A Case Against Trail Cameras

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Why you might want to consider forgetting about trail cameras for a while. OK, OK. Hear me out. I realize this may sound like sacrilege. Especially from a guy who’s last article included tips for using trail cameras. Check out

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Bowhunting Strength and Conditioning Part 3

Whether you shoot a 40, 50, 60 or 70 pound bow you can accredit that ability to your back muscles. Your back is a mass of muscle that works in sync like a well-oiled machine bringing your bow to full

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