Category: Rifle Hunting

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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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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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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Hunting Camp

This is the time of year that we all take to the woods and spend quality time at hunting camp.  Whether it’s a couple of days camping with friends while on the hunt or spending a week at the “lodge”. 

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Fair Chase

fair chase

Is it fair chase?  Is it too easy?  Too hard?  Unethical?  We all have our opinions on how we want to hunt animals.  What we think is or is not acceptable.  I’ll be the first to admit it.  I’ve fallen

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Obtaining Hunting Permission

Obtaining Hunting Permission

One of the most difficult things to do is obtaining hunting permission on private ground.   Several factors make it harder and harder to get access.  First is the rise in hunter numbers taking to the field.  Second is that

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