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3 Underrated Turkey Decoy Setups

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3 Underrated Turkey Decoy Setups

The truth is, most hunters will capitalize on every advantage they can buy. If they say otherwise, they’re probably lying. This is definitely true when it comes to today’s world of ultra-realistic turkey decoys. When given the option, I’ll admit, realistic decoys are worth every penny. This is...
5 Food Sources Every Turkey Hunter Should Know

Turkey

5 Food Sources Every Turkey Hunter Should Know

Proactive deer hunters plan their hunting strategy and location with destination food sources in mind. Oddly enough, for many turkey hunters, myself included, a turkey’s diet plays little to no role in deciding where to focus their hunting efforts. When the turkeys go silent, flocks split up, and...
5 Best States for DIY Turkey Hunting

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5 Best States for DIY Turkey Hunting

Out-of-state, do-it-yourself hunts are rising in popularity, and turkey chasing is no exception. To create a successful, unguided turkey hunt, it sure helps to find a state with a healthy turkey population, abundant public land, and favorable success rates. But the best place to go is likely the...
How to Make Your Camping Setup More Efficient

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How to Make Your Camping Setup More Efficient

Days are long, nights are short, and the stakes are high. As you head out of town for a highly anticipated adventure hunt, creating efficiencies in your camp setup equates to less time at camp, more time in the field, and more sleep at night. As they say in the business world, time is money. If you...
How to Scout Public Land Whitetails in Winter

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How to Scout Public Land Whitetails in Winter

Many articles have been written on how to scout whitetails in the spring and winter, and for good reason. Post-season scouting is one of the best tactics we have as whitetail hunters to learn more about the deer we're hunting. For the most part the strategy remains consistent: locate somewhat fresh...
5 Gear Hacks for Cold Weather Deer Hunting

Gear

5 Gear Hacks for Cold Weather Deer Hunting

Late season hunts pose a unique set of challenges, the most apparent of which is staying warm. This is especially true for whitetail hunts when you’ll be sitting nearly motionless for hours on end, generating little to no excess body heat. To combat the cold and make the hunt an enjoyable experience...
Can You Burn Out a Rut Stand?

Hunt

Can You Burn Out a Rut Stand?

It’s easy to think that once the rut is in full swing you ought to be spending every possible waking moment on stand. While this certainly may be a valid argument, does it mean that you should sit your best stand day in and day out? Some believe it’s impossible to burn out a rut stand simply because...
3 Unconventional Whitetail Rut Hunting Tactics

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3 Unconventional Whitetail Rut Hunting Tactics

We’ve all been there: The rut is in full swing, yet mature buck encounters are slim to none. You’ve sat your best bedding areas, transition zones, and destination food sources, but the woods have been quiet. If this sounds all too familiar, it might be time to think outside the box and leave no...
The Truth About Frontal Shots on Deer

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The Truth About Frontal Shots on Deer

It’s November 11. Temps are in the mid-20s. You took a week’s vacation, have hunted seven straight days, and have yet to lay eyes on a shooter buck. After eating the sandwich you packed for lunch, you climb down to relocate for the evening’s hunt. Shortly after taking your bow off the tether, you...
How to Find Bucks After They Shed Velvet

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How to Find Bucks After They Shed Velvet

If you’re fortunate enough to hunt whitetails in early September, you know how effective it can be to pattern bucks on their summer feeding routine. Factors like hunting pressure vary a bit from state to state, but this summer feeding pattern will soon come to an end, which often happens in...