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4 Natural Food Sources Every Public Land Deer Hunter Should Know

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4 Natural Food Sources Every Public Land Deer Hunter Should Know

If you're a public land whitetail fanatic, you don't need lush food plots or ag fields to find early-season success. In fact, we often prefer other food sources. Nothing against these two staple spots, but deer are still consuming native vegetation as their primary diet, even on properties where...
3 Places to Find Whitetail Sheds That Aren't Food Sources

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3 Places to Find Whitetail Sheds That Aren't Food Sources

Many of us don’t have the luxury of large nearby fields with standing grain to draw shedding bucks. We’ll never be able to go on a simple stroll through perfect shed hunting land and scoop antlers up left and right. It’s no secret that quality destination food sources are an ace in the hole for...
Scouting These Public Land Spots Will Help You Kill More Deer

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Scouting These Public Land Spots Will Help You Kill More Deer

When it comes to hunting public lands, finding consistency from tract to tract is rare. Each area presents its own challenges and often has very few similarities to the next one. Over the years, one trend I continue to see is that mature bucks use public lands as a portion of their home range...
The Art of Backtracking a Whitetail Buck

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The Art of Backtracking a Whitetail Buck

Late winter and early spring is, without question, my favorite time to be in the woods. A thin layer of snow, diverse habitat, and a season's worth of sign offer the makings for a whitetail hunter's best education. All the previous season’s sign stands out, and with the season having recently closed...
Why Transitions Are the Perfect Rut Setups

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Why Transitions Are the Perfect Rut Setups

Sweet November comes by its reputation honestly. Those precious few weeks each year are the best time to notch your tag on a mature buck. Daylight activity is at an all-time high, and if you're in the right spot, it can be one of the most wonderfully chaotic experiences imaginable in the deer woods...
How to Chum Whitetails

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How to Chum Whitetails

It's hot, the mosquitos and deer flies are out for blood, and velvet racks are packing on inches by the day. If you're a whitetail fanatic itching for fall, it's an exciting time of year. Of course, nothing replaces real-time, in-season intel, but gathering inventory on big bucks that may be around...