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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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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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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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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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