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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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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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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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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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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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