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Early Season Bowhunting

Early Season Bowhunting

Ask a bowhunter what his favorite time of year is and more times than not, you’ll hear “the rut”.  Let’s face it, who doesn’t like a late October through mid-November hunt?  When thinking about early season bowhunting though, there are

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Hunting Women

Hunting Women - Doe

When I was growing up, the only hunting women I knew were my mom, aunts and grandmothers.  Most of my friends thought that only the men should hunt.  It was their job to bring home the meat for all of

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect - Cornett

While the saying, “You won’t miss if you never take the shot”, may be true.  There is even more truth to the fact that while you won’t miss, you will also never MAKE the shot if you don’t learn to

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Create Deer Sanctuaries

Create Deer Sanctuaries - Sign

I want to talk to you about how important it is to create deer sanctuaries.  About eighteen years ago I got permission to hunt a farm.   This farm had not been hunted in about five years.  However, the neighbors

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Food Plots – Early & Late Season

Food Plots - Clover

When it comes to food plots there are several ways to go.  From how you plant, where you plant and in particular what all to plant.  When I am planning food plots for the upcoming year I like to split

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Seeding – Food Plot Equipment (Part III)

Seeding - No Till Drill

All the hard work is finally done!  Now it’s time to get some seed down and watch it grow!  Generally speaking, seeding food plots is pretty easy.  Based upon your budget, here are the best options for planting your food plots.

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Soil Preparation – Food Plot Equipment (Part II)

Soil preparation is tough if you do not have access to the right equipment.   Breaking ground on new areas can be a daunting task, especially if there’s an existing sod layer.  Minimal equipment can tackle spraying and planting somewhat

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Sprayers – Food Plot Equipment (Part I)

Sprayers are first on the list of tools.  Not only is weed control the most important task but it also the most difficult.  Jumping right into tilling up the ground is easy because it feels like you are getting something

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Equipment For Food Plots

Equipment - Food Plots

Equipment you have available will determine how hard you will have to work.  Food plotting is no easy chore.  For most of us, gaining access to the right implements is the biggest hurdle.  You can borrow from friends, neighbors or

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Soil Testing – Why Is It Important?

Soil Testing - Dirt

Soil testing is the most critical part of any food plot.  Before planting, it’s of the utmost importance to analyze your soil.  You want to make sure that the soil composition is perfect for growing the seed you’re about to

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