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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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Bowhunting Basics

bowhunting basics

Ask anyone who bowhunts and they will tell you there is nothing like it.  Not to mention, bowhunting really isn’t as expensive to start as people think.  There are many beginner bow packages that are very affordable.  Of course there

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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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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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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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Monster Buck – Gut Instincts

Monster Buck - Tree Stand

More than once over the years I haven’t followed my gut and regretted it deeply later on.  None more so than a decision to not hunt a particular stand in the fall of 2013.  Early on in bow season my

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