Category: Bowhunting

Landowner Relationships

landowner relationships

Maintaining Landowner Relationships Over the last several years I have gained, and lost, some great hunting ground. Property ownership changes for many reasons that are out of the hunter’s control. Maintaining landowner relationships has become a very important part of

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Hunting – The Deeper Meaning

hunting - the deeper meaning

I remember when I was a kid. We only got to go hunting a couple times a year but man those times with friends and family were priceless.  There was no outdoors television. Heck we only had maybe four channels

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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?

trophy deer

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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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

october lull - acorn

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

trail cameras

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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One Percenters

one percenters

I bet you are wondering what I’m talking about when I say The One Percenters. Of course you do. That’s the curiosity in all of us. Well, I am going to talk to you about that a little. Some of

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