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How to Sight in a Bow in 25 Minutes

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How to Sight in a Bow in 25 Minutes

We’ve all been there. Bow season is just a few days away and we decide it’s time for a new sight. Or maybe a new bow. Or, let’s be honest here, we haven’t spent as much offseason time as we should sending arrows downrange. Regardless of the reason, the reality is that sometimes you need to get your...
Best Food Sources to Deer Hunt in October

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Best Food Sources to Deer Hunt in October

A focus on food is front-of-mind during September bowhunts. But what about October? Well, here’s your whitetail hot tip of the week: Deer eat in October too. I’m not sure why deer hunters seem to put food on the back burner when the calendar flips to October. It’s a mistake. While it’s true that the...
Why September is the Best Month to Hunt Scrapes

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Why September is the Best Month to Hunt Scrapes

Hunt with me just once, and you’ll know at least one thing about me: I focus a lot of my whitetail attention on scrapes. Even in September, which goes against conventional whitetail wisdom. I think I make a sound argument that September and early October is the best time to target a mature whitetail...
4 Tools Every Bowhunter Should Own

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4 Tools Every Bowhunter Should Own

You don’t have to be a contractor to know how to use a hammer. You don’t have to qualify for the NASCAR circuit to know how to change a tire. And you don’t have to be a full-time bow tech to know how to tune, maintain, and set up your own hunting bow. You do, however, need a few basic tools. So let...
5 Reasons Bowhunters Miss Deer

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5 Reasons Bowhunters Miss Deer

We’ve all been there. Many of us will be there again (some more than others). Missing a shot at a deer sucks. There’s no other way to describe it. There are, however, ways to decipher it. Here are five reasons deer hunters miss deer and how to correct them. I’m going to focus on bow shots here...
How to Plant a Late-Season Food Plot

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How to Plant a Late-Season Food Plot

It’s easy to overcomplicate the simple process of creating a late-season food plot. We are surrounded by information that provides us clues for how to grow a successful plot. Check out the corn and soybean fields booming across the nation and take your lead from the folks who grow crops for a living...
3 Most Underrated States for Public Land Whitetail Hunting

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3 Most Underrated States for Public Land Whitetail Hunting

I remember when I decided to focus my efforts primarily toward hunting whitetails on public land. I’d grown enamored with the idea of hunting deer that faced lower pressure and had higher chances of reaching maturity, and I wanted to tackle different types of terrain and learn how deer travel...