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Ep. 374: Big Woods, Big Scrapes, Big Bucks with Troy Pottenger

Ep. 374: Big Woods, Big Scrapes, Big Bucks with Troy Pottenger

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Today on the show I’m joined by whitetail addict Troy Pottenger to discuss his unique methods for targeting big mature public land bucks in the big woods, big hill country he calls home.

Topics discussed:

  • The unique areas Troy hunts whitetails
  • How his techniques have worked across the South, Midwest, and beyond
  • Breaking down huge chunks of public land into more manageable sections
  • Spring and summer scouting
  • The terrain features that mountain bucks are attracted to
  • Elevations of most activity
  • How to locate bedding in big hill country
  • The importance of community scrapes in big woods settings
  • How to locate and identify these best scrapes
  • Creating the ultimate mock scrapes
  • Pro tips for running trail cameras on mock scrapes
  • The importance of mock rubs
  • Setting up bulletproof stand sites
  • Wind considerations in the hills and mountains

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