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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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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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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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Post Hunt – Scent Control Procedures (Part III)

Post Hunt Scent Control

Moisture Causes Odor I’ve always felt that post hunt is just as important as the “at home pre-hunt”.  When you think about it, it’s the start of that step.  During your walk in, the hunt and the walk out, your

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Scent Elimination Sprays – Scent Control Procedures (Part II)

Scent Elimination Spray

In the Field Pre-Hunt I never wear anything on the drive to the hunt that I’m going to where while hunting.  Once I’m parked, I will get dressed outside the vehicle with the clothes and gear I stored in the

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